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1956 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 84-70 .545
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 780-751 + 29
Roster Continuity 86.32% 4/16
Manager(s): Pinky Higgins
General Manager: Joe Cronin
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 1,137,158 4/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: George Susce
First Base Coach: Del Baker
Hitting Coach: Paul Schreiber
Pitching Coach: Dave Ferriss
Third Base Coach: Jack Burns
American League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1956 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    40Frank BaumannP6-1210L-L221955Not draftedMLB--
    2Milt BollingSS6-1180R-R251952Not draftedMLB--
    23Tom BrewerP6-1175R-R241954Not draftedMLB--
    24Don BuddinSS5-11178R-R221956Not draftedMLB--
    7Billy ConsoloSS-2B5-11180R-R211953Not draftedMLB--
    8Pete DaleyC6-0195R-R261955Not draftedMLB--
    14Ike DelockP5-11175R-R261952Not draftedMLB--
    16Harry DorishP5-11206R-R341947Not draftedMLB--
    25Dick Gernert1B6-3210R-R271952Not draftedMLB--
    10Billy Goodman2B-1B5-11165L-R301947Not draftedMLB--
    1Grady Hatton3B5-9175L-R331946Not draftedMLB--
    28Tom HurdP5-9155R-R321954Not draftedMLB--
    4Jackie JensenOF5-11190R-R291950Not draftedMLB--
    20Marty KeoughOF-1B6-0180L-L211956Not draftedMLB--
    19Leo KielyP6-2180L-L261951Not draftedMLB--
    35Billy KlausSS-3B5-10165L-R271952Not draftedMLB--
    12Ted Lepcio2B-3B5-10177R-R251952Not draftedMLB--
    11Frank Malzone3B5-10180R-R261955Not draftedMLB--
    24Gene Mauch2B-SS5-10165R-R301944Not draftedMLB--
    29Rudy MinarcinP6-0195R-R261955Not draftedMLB--
    15Willard NixonP6-2195L-R281950Not draftedMLB--
    17Mel ParnellP6-0180L-L341947Not draftedMLB--
    37Jim PiersallOF6-0175R-R261950Not draftedMLB--
    20Bob PorterfieldP6-0190R-R321948Not draftedMLB--
    21Johnny SchmitzP6-0170R-L351941Not draftedMLB--
    39Dave SislerP6-4200R-R241956Not draftedMLB--
    38Gene StephensOF6-3175L-R231952Not draftedMLB--
    18Frank SullivanP6-6215R-R261953Not draftedMLB--
    27George SusceP6-1180R-R241955Not draftedMLB--
    26Faye ThroneberryOF6-0190L-R251952Not draftedMLB--
    6Mickey Vernon1B6-2180L-L381939Not draftedMLB--
    22Sammy WhiteC6-3195R-R271951Not draftedMLB--
    9Ted WilliamsOF6-3205L-R371939Not draftedMLB--
    3Norm Zauchin1B6-5220R-R261951Not draftedMLB--

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