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1956 BOSTON RED SOX

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Boston,MA
Team Record:  84-70   .545
Result:   4th in American League
Manager(s):  Pinky Higgins
General Manager:   Joe Cronin
Stadium:  Fenway Park
Attendance:  1,137,158
Playoffs:  -

Boston Red Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Mickey Vernon (38)
Youngest Player:  Marty Keough (21)
Longest Tenure:  Ted Williams (15)
Top Hitter:  Jackie Jensen (4)
Top Pitcher:  Tom Brewer (10)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  86.32%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9757.630--
Cleveland8866.5719.0
Chi White Sox8569.55212.0
Boston8470.54513.0
Detroit8272.53215.0
Baltimore6985.44828.0
Washington5995.38338.0
KC Athletics52102.33845.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
40Frank BaumannPMLB6-1210LeftLeft7/1/193322St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 

2Milt BollingSSMLB6-1180RightRight8/9/193025Mississippi City,MississippiUDFA 
23Tom BrewerPMLB6-1175RightRight9/3/193124Wadesboro,South CarolinaUDFA 
24Don BuddinSSMLB5-11178RightRight5/5/193422Turbeville,South CarolinaUDFA 
7Billy ConsoloSS-2BMLB5-11180RightRight8/18/193421Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
8Pete DaleyCMLB6-0195RightRight1/14/193026Grass Valley,CaliforniaUDFA 
14Ike DelockPMLB5-11175RightRight11/11/192926Highland Park,MichiganUDFA 
16Harry DorishPMLB5-11206RightRight7/13/192134Swoyersville,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
25Dick Gernert1BMLB6-3210RightRight9/28/192827Reading,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
10Billy Goodman2B-1BMLB5-11165LeftRight3/22/192630Concord,North CarolinaUDFA 
1Grady Hatton3BMLB5-9175LeftRight10/7/192233Beaumont,TexasUDFA 
28Tom HurdPMLB5-9155RightRight5/27/192432Danville,VirginiaUDFA 
4Jackie JensenOFMLB5-11190RightRight3/9/192729San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
20Marty KeoughOF-1BMLB6-0180LeftLeft4/14/193521Oakland,CaliforniaUDFA 
19Leo KielyPMLB6-2180LeftLeft11/30/192926Hoboken,New JerseyUDFA 
35Billy KlausSS-3BMLB5-10165LeftRight12/9/192827Fox Lake,IllinoisUDFA 
12Ted Lepcio2B-3BMLB5-10177RightRight7/28/193025Utica,New YorkUDFA 
11Frank Malzone3BMLB5-10180RightRight2/28/193026Bronx,New YorkUDFA 
24Gene Mauch2B-SSMLB5-10165RightRight11/18/192530Salina,KansasUDFA 
29Rudy MinarcinPMLB6-0195RightRight3/25/193026North Vandergrift,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
15Willard NixonPMLB6-2195LeftRight6/17/192828Taylorsville,GeorgiaUDFA 
17Mel ParnellPMLB6-0180LeftLeft6/13/192234New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
37Jim PiersallOFMLB6-0175RightRight11/14/192926Waterbury,ConnecticutUDFA 
20Bob PorterfieldPMLB6-0190RightRight8/10/192332Newport,VirginiaUDFA 
21Johnny SchmitzPMLB6-0170RightLeft11/27/192035Wausau,WisconsinUDFA 
39Dave SislerPMLB6-4200RightRight10/16/193124St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
38Gene StephensOFMLB6-3175LeftRight1/20/193323Gravette,ArkansasUDFA 
18Frank SullivanPMLB6-6215RightRight1/23/193026Hollywood,CaliforniaUDFA 
27George SuscePMLB6-1180RightRight9/13/193124Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
26Faye ThroneberryOFMLB6-0190LeftRight6/22/193125Fisherville,TennesseeUDFA 
6Mickey Vernon1BMLB6-2180LeftLeft4/22/191838Marcus Hook,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
22Sammy WhiteCMLB6-3195RightRight7/7/192827Wenatchee,WashingtonUDFA 
9Ted WilliamsOFMLB6-3205LeftRight8/30/191837San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
3Norm Zauchin1BMLB6-5220RightRight11/17/192926Royal Oak,MichiganUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Del BakerFirst Base Coach 
Jack BurnsThird Base Coach 
Joe CroninGeneral Manager 
Dave FerrissPitching Coach 
Curt GowdyBroadcaster 
Pinky HigginsManager 
Bob MurphyBroadcaster 
Paul SchreiberHitting Coach 
George SusceBullpen Coach 


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