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1956 CHICAGO WHITE SOX

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  85-69   .552
Result:   3rd in American League
Manager(s):  Marty Marion
General Manager:   Charlie Comiskey
Stadium:  Comiskey Park
Attendance:  1,000,090
Playoffs:  -

Chicago White Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ellis Kinder (41)
Youngest Player:  Jim Derrington (16)
Longest Tenure:  Billy Pierce (8)
Top Hitter:  Minnie Minoso (2)
Top Pitcher:  Billy Pierce (4)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  77.01%
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
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-04-17vs CLE1W  2-1-16,773 Billy PierceBob LemonBilly PierceBob Lemon 211
1956-04-19vs CLE2W  1-0-5,369 Jack HarshmanHerb ScoreJack HarshmanHerb Score 312
1956-04-20@ KC13W  6-3-29,792Dick DonovanLou KretlowDixie HowellTom Gorman 945
1956-04-21@ KC14L  1-15-15,608Sandy ConsuegraArt DitmarArt DitmarSandy Consuegra 1019-9
1956-04-22@ KC15W  3-0-16,957Billy PierceAlex KellnerBilly PierceAlex Kellner 1319-6
1956-04-27vs KC16W  9-7-3,944 Billy PierceArt DitmarBilly PierceArt Ditmar 2226-4
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-05-01@ BAL7L  2-3-12,169Jack HarshmanErv PalicaGeorge ZuverinkDixie Howell 2429-5
1956-05-03@ WS18L  4-7-6,162Billy PierceDean StoneBob ChakalesBilly Pierce 2836-8
1956-05-04@ WS19W  5-2-6,302Dick DonovanCamilo PascualDick DonovanCamilo Pascual 3338-5
1956-05-05@ WS110L  2-4-4,686Connie JohnsonChuck StobbsChuck StobbsConnie Johnson 3542-7
1956-05-06@ NYA11L  0-4-49,016Jack HarshmanWhitey FordWhitey FordJack Harshman 3546-11
1956-05-06@ NYA12L  0-4-49,016Harry ByrdRip ColemanRip ColemanHarry Byrd 3550-15
1956-05-08@ BOS13L  3-4-4,706Billy PierceFrank SullivanDave SislerDixie Howell 3854-16
1956-05-09@ BOS14L  5-7-7,611Dick DonovanBob PorterfieldTom HurdMike Fornieles 4361-18
1956-05-10@ BOS15W  2-1-5,282Connie JohnsonMel ParnellBob KeeganMel Parnell 4562-17
1956-05-11@ DET16W  9-7-25,627Jack HarshmanFrank LaryDixie HowellFrank Lary 5469-15
1956-05-12@ DET17W  7-6-12,825Dick DonovanBilly HoeftHowie PolletBilly Hoeft 6175-14
1956-05-13@ DET18W  8-1-13,603Billy PierceVirgil TrucksBilly PierceVirgil Trucks 6976-7
1956-05-15vs WS119W  5-1-11,528 Bob KeeganChuck StobbsBob KeeganChuck Stobbs 7477-3
1956-05-16vs WS120W  3-1-2,233 Dick DonovanHal GriggsDick DonovanHal Griggs 7778-1
1956-05-17vs NYA21L  3-10-10,335 Jack HarshmanWhitey FordWhitey FordJack Harshman 8088-8
1956-05-18vs NYA22L  7-8-36,192 Billy PierceRip ColemanTom SturdivantDixie Howell 8796-9
1956-05-19vs NYA23L  4-6-17,294 Howie PolletBob TurleyBob TurleyHowie Pollet 91102-11
1956-05-20vs BOS24L  5-12-0 Dick DonovanFrank BaumannFrank BaumannDick Donovan 96114-18
1956-05-20vs BOS25L  1-2-23,564 Bob KeeganIke DelockIke DelockBob Keegan 97116-19
1956-05-23vs BAL26W  3-2-1,924 Jack HarshmanJohnny SchmitzJack HarshmanJohnny Schmitz 100118-18
1956-05-25vs CLE27W  2-1-31,840 Billy PierceMike GarciaBilly PierceMike Garcia 102119-17
1956-05-27vs CLE28W  5-4-23,857 Bob KeeganBob LemonJim WilsonCal McLish 107123-16
1956-05-27vs CLE29L  2-4-25,856 Jack HarshmanEarly WynnEarly WynnJack Harshman 109127-18
1956-05-28@ KC130L  4-6-15,567Dick DonovanTom LasordaMoe BurtschyBilly Pierce 113133-20
1956-05-29@ KC131W  7-4-8,662Howie PolletTom GormanJim WilsonMoe Burtschy 120137-17
1956-05-30@ CLE32W  6-3-0Billy PierceArt HouttemanBilly PierceArt Houtteman 126140-14
1956-05-30@ CLE33W  9-8-26,788Gerry StaleyMike GarciaGerry StaleyMike Garcia 135148-13
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-06-01@ BAL34L  2-3-12,414Bob KeeganConnie JohnsonConnie JohnsonBob Keegan 137151-14
1956-06-03@ BAL35W  12-0-0Dick DonovanErv PalicaDick DonovanErv Palica 149151-2
1956-06-03@ BAL36W  9-2-25,312Jim WilsonMike FornielesJim WilsonMike Fornieles 1581535
1956-06-04@ BAL37W  13-4-7,387Billy PierceDon FerrareseBilly PierceDon Ferrarese 17115714
1956-06-05@ WS138L  1-3-9,652Jack HarshmanChuck StobbsChuck StobbsJack Harshman 17216012
1956-06-06@ WS139L  7-12-3,616Gerry StaleyBob WieslerConnie GrobDixie HowellBob Chakales1791727
1956-06-07@ WS140W  7-5-1,955Dick DonovanDean StoneHowie PolletPedro Ramos 1861779
1956-06-08@ BOS41L  3-5-23,928Bob KeeganWillard NixonWillard NixonBob Keegan 1891827
1956-06-09@ BOS42W  8-0-16,730Jim WilsonIke DelockJim WilsonIke Delock 19718215
1956-06-10@ BOS43W  3-2-25,453Billy PierceGeorge SusceBilly PierceGeorge Susce 20018416
1956-06-12@ NYA44L  2-4-34,662Dick DonovanWhitey FordWhitey FordDick Donovan 20218814
1956-06-13@ NYA45W  7-5-11,822Bob KeeganBob TurleyHowie PolletRip Coleman 20919316
1956-06-14@ NYA46L  1-5-9,315Jim WilsonBob GrimBob GrimJim Wilson 21019812
1956-06-15vs WS147W  7-2-16,467 Billy PierceBob WieslerBilly PierceBob Wiesler 21720017
1956-06-16vs WS148W  7-0-6,756 Jack HarshmanHal GriggsJack HarshmanHal Griggs 22420024
1956-06-17vs WS149W  20-2-0 Dick DonovanBunky StewartDick DonovanBunky Stewart 24420242
1956-06-17vs WS150L  4-10-15,136 Bob KeeganChuck StobbsChuck StobbsBob KeeganBud Byerly24821236
1956-06-18vs BAL51W  5-2-11,552 Jim WilsonBill WightJim WilsonBill Wight 25321439
1956-06-19vs BAL52W  5-1-16,388 Billy PierceRay MooreBilly PierceRay Moore 25821543
1956-06-20vs BAL53W  12-8-5,077 Howie PolletBilly LoesMorrie MartinErv Palica 27022347
1956-06-21vs BAL54W  1-0-4,581 Jack HarshmanConnie JohnsonJack HarshmanConnie Johnson 27122348
1956-06-22vs NYA55W  5-4-48,346 Dick DonovanTom SturdivantSandy ConsuegraRip Coleman 27622749
1956-06-23vs NYA56W  2-0-29,832 Jim WilsonBob GrimJim WilsonBob Grim 27822751
1956-06-24vs NYA57W  14-2-0 Billy PierceWhitey FordBilly PierceWhitey Ford 29222963
1956-06-24vs NYA58W  6-3-47,255 Gerry StaleyMickey McDermottGerry StaleyMickey McDermottDixie Howell29823266
1956-06-26vs BOS59W  4-1-37,490 Jack HarshmanTom BrewerJack HarshmanTom Brewer 30223369
1956-06-27vs BOS60L  9-11-15,771 Dick DonovanFrank SullivanIke DelockDixie Howell 31124467
1956-06-29@ CLE61L  2-5-0Jim WilsonHerb ScoreHerb ScoreJim Wilson 31324964
1956-06-29@ CLE62W  13-2-34,371Billy PierceBob LemonBilly PierceBob Lemon 32625175
1956-06-30@ CLE63W  8-3-10,801Gerry StaleyDon MossiGerry StaleyDon Mossi 33425480
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-07-01@ CLE64L  6-7-0Jack HarshmanEarly WynnRay NarleskiSandy Consuegra 34026179
1956-07-01@ CLE65L  1-6-31,857Dick DonovanBob LemonBob LemonDick Donovan 34126774
1956-07-02@ DET66W  9-3-8,382Howie PolletVirgil TrucksDixie HowellVirgil Trucks 35027080
1956-07-03@ DET67W  6-0-7,971Jim WilsonBilly HoeftJim WilsonBilly Hoeft 35627086
1956-07-04vs KC168W  5-2-0 Billy PierceJack McMahanBilly PierceJack McMahan 36127289
1956-07-04vs KC169L  2-3-18,682 Gerry StaleyAlex KellnerAlex KellnerGerry Staley 36327588
1956-07-06vs DET70W  14-0-30,138 Jack HarshmanSteve GromekJack HarshmanSteve Gromek 377275102
1956-07-07vs DET71L  8-12-12,178 Dick DonovanBilly HoeftBilly HoeftDick Donovan 38528798
1956-07-08vs DET72L  5-17-0 Jim WilsonPaul FoytackPaul FoytackJim Wilson 39030486
1956-07-08vs DET73L  6-8-25,148 Billy PierceFrank LaryFrank LaryBilly Pierce 39631284
1956-07-12@ BOS74L  1-3-28,092Jack HarshmanFrank SullivanLeo KielyJack Harshman 39731582
1956-07-13@ BOS75L  4-5-12,438Jim WilsonTom BrewerIke DelockJim Wilson 40132081
1956-07-14@ BOS76L  0-4-14,542Jim McDonaldMel ParnellMel ParnellJim McDonald 40132477
1956-07-15@ NYA77L  1-2-0Billy PierceWhitey FordWhitey FordBilly Pierce 40232676
1956-07-15@ NYA78L  5-6-61,351Dick DonovanRip ColemanJohnny KucksJim Wilson 40733275
1956-07-17@ BAL79L  3-5-0Jack HarshmanDon FerrareseDon FerrareseJack Harshman 41033773
1956-07-17@ BAL80L  3-5-21,209Bob KeeganBill WightBill WightBob Keegan 41334271
1956-07-18@ BAL81L  3-4-15,918Jim WilsonConnie JohnsonMorrie MartinEllis Kinder 41634670
1956-07-19@ BAL82W  3-2-10,480Billy PierceMike FornielesBilly PierceMike Fornieles 41934871
1956-07-21@ WS183L  5-6-5,081Dick DonovanChuck StobbsPedro RamosDick Donovan 42435470
1956-07-22@ WS184W  6-1-6,201Jack HarshmanBob WieslerJack HarshmanBob Wiesler 43035575
1956-07-23vs KC185L  2-3-10,664 Jim WilsonJack McMahanTom GormanJim Wilson 43235874
1956-07-24vs NYA86W  11-5-33,316 Billy PierceTom SturdivantBilly PierceTom Sturdivant 44336380
1956-07-25vs NYA87L  1-10-34,745 Dick DonovanWhitey FordWhitey FordDick Donovan 44437371
1956-07-26vs NYA88L  5-8-26,741 Jack HarshmanTommy ByrneDon LarsenJack Harshman 44938168
1956-07-27vs BOS89L  3-4-25,735 Jim WilsonTom BrewerTom BrewerJim Wilson 45238567
1956-07-28vs BOS90L  1-13-9,377 Jim McDonaldWillard NixonWillard NixonJim McDonald 45339855
1956-07-29vs BOS91W  11-2-0 Billy PierceDave SislerBilly PierceDave Sisler 46440064
1956-07-29vs BOS92W  6-3-25,266 Jack HarshmanMel ParnellPaul LaPalmeIke Delock 47040367
1956-07-31vs WS193L  3-4-11,990 Dick DonovanPedro RamosPedro RamosDick DonovanBunky Stewart47340766
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-08-01vs WS194L  2-6-3,140 Jim WilsonChuck StobbsChuck StobbsJim Wilson 47541362
1956-08-02vs WS195W  5-4-3,949 Bob KeeganBob WieslerEllis KinderBob Wiesler 48041763
1956-08-03vs BAL96W  13-3-12,114 Billy PierceJohnny SchmitzBilly PierceBilly Loes 49342073
1956-08-04vs BAL97W  15-4-4,631 Jack HarshmanBill WightJack HarshmanBill Wight 50842484
1956-08-05vs BAL98L  4-5-0 Dick DonovanDon FerrareseGeorge ZuverinkDixie HowellBilly Loes51242983
1956-08-05vs BAL99L  2-7-10,964 Jim WilsonRay MooreRay MooreJim Wilson 51443678
1956-08-07vs KC1100W  5-4-0 Bob KeeganAlex KellnerEllis KinderBobby Shantz 51944079
1956-08-07vs KC1101W  4-3-5,397 Jim McDonaldLou KretlowPaul LaPalmeTroy Herriage 52344380
1956-08-08vs CLE102W  7-6-26,606 Billy PierceHank AguirreGerry StaleyCal McLish 53044981
1956-08-09vs CLE103W  9-2-9,050 Jack HarshmanEarly WynnJack HarshmanEarly Wynn 53945188
1956-08-10@ DET104W  6-1-41,673Dick DonovanPaul FoytackDick DonovanPaul Foytack 54545293
1956-08-11@ DET105L  1-5-11,975Jim WilsonFrank LaryFrank LaryJim Wilson 54645789
1956-08-12@ DET106L  2-5-23,777Billy PierceBilly HoeftBilly HoeftBilly Pierce 54846286
1956-08-14@ KC1107W  12-1-10,608Jack HarshmanArt DitmarJack HarshmanArt Ditmar 56046397
1956-08-15@ KC1108W  10-0-14,241Dick DonovanWally BurnetteDick DonovanWally Burnette 570463107
1956-08-16@ KC1109W  6-5-5,913Jim WilsonAlex KellnerEllis KinderArt Ditmar 576468108
1956-08-17vs DET110W  4-3-12,997 Billy PierceVirgil TrucksDixie HowellAl Aber 580471109
1956-08-18vs DET111W  2-1-4,508 Bob KeeganPaul FoytackBob KeeganPaul Foytack 582472110
1956-08-19vs DET112L  1-3-0 Jack HarshmanFrank LaryFrank LaryJack Harshman 583475108
1956-08-19vs DET113W  4-1-19,163 Dick DonovanBilly HoeftDick DonovanBilly Hoeft 587476111
1956-08-22@ BOS114W  6-3-10,118Billy PierceWillard NixonBilly PierceWillard Nixon 593479114
1956-08-22@ BOS115L  6-7-11,305Jim WilsonFrank SullivanIke DelockPaul LaPalme 599486113
1956-08-23@ NYA116W  8-3-0Bob KeeganRip ColemanBob KeeganRip Coleman 607489118
1956-08-23@ NYA117W  6-4-22,971Dixie HowellBob TurleyDixie HowellBob Turley 613493120
1956-08-24@ NYA118L  0-2-34,389Jack HarshmanJohnny KucksJohnny KucksJack Harshman 613495118
1956-08-25@ NYA119W  4-2-54,449Dick DonovanWhitey FordDick DonovanWhitey Ford 617497120
1956-08-26@ BAL120L  1-8-0Billy PierceBill WightBill WightBilly Pierce 618505113
1956-08-26@ BAL121W  5-1-12,757Gerry StaleyHal BrownGerry StaleyHal Brown 623506117
1956-08-28@ WS1122L  2-6-0Bob KeeganChuck StobbsChuck StobbsBob Keegan 625512113
1956-08-28@ WS1123W  5-3-4,389Jack HarshmanPedro RamosJack HarshmanPedro RamosEllis Kinder630515115
1956-08-29@ WS1124W  9-7-1,373Jim WilsonBob WieslerJim WilsonBob WieslerEllis Kinder639522117
1956-08-31vs CLE125L  2-3-0 Billy PierceHerb ScoreHerb ScoreBilly Pierce 641525116
1956-08-31vs CLE126W  1-0-31,445 Dick DonovanEarly WynnDick DonovanEarly Wynn 642525117
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-09-01vs CLE127L  1-5-17,749 Gerry StaleyBob LemonBob LemonGerry Staley 643530113
1956-09-02vs CLE128W  4-3-14,704 Jack HarshmanHank AguirreJack HarshmanHank Aguirre 647533114
1956-09-03vs DET129L  8-11-0 Jim WilsonJim BunningAl AberJim Wilson 655544111
1956-09-03vs DET130W  5-3-18,709 Bob KeeganSteve GromekBob KeeganSteve Gromek 660547113
1956-09-04vs DET131W  11-4-7,838 Dick DonovanPaul FoytackDick DonovanPaul Foytack 671551120
1956-09-07@ CLE132W  2-1-11,202Jack HarshmanBob LemonJack HarshmanBob Lemon 673552121
1956-09-08@ CLE133W  4-2-5,583Billy PierceEarly WynnBilly PierceEarly Wynn 677554123
1956-09-09@ CLE134L  1-4-0Dick DonovanHerb ScoreHerb ScoreDick Donovan 678558120
1956-09-09@ CLE135W  6-2-28,457Gerry StaleyHank AguirreGerry StaleyHank Aguirre 684560124
1956-09-11vs BOS136L  3-5-13,769 Bob KeeganWillard NixonWillard NixonBob Keegan 687565122
1956-09-12vs BOS137L  1-4-3,084 Jack HarshmanFrank SullivanFrank SullivanJack Harshman 688569119
1956-09-13vs BOS138W  4-3-2,765 Billy PierceTom BrewerBilly PierceTom Brewer 692572120
1956-09-14vs BAL139W  3-2-8,751 Dick DonovanBill WightDick DonovanBill Wight 695574121
1956-09-15vs BAL140L  1-4-3,239 Jim WilsonBilly O'DellErv PalicaJim WilsonHal Brown696578118
1956-09-16vs WS1141W  7-5-0 Jack HarshmanEvelio HernandezJack HarshmanEvelio Hernandez 703583120
1956-09-16vs WS1142W  7-2-8,789 Gerry StaleyDick BrodowskiGerry StaleyDick Brodowski 710585125
1956-09-18vs NYA143L  2-3-31,694 Billy PierceWhitey FordWhitey FordBilly Pierce 712588124
1956-09-21vs KC1144W  4-2-0 Jack HarshmanGlenn CoxJack HarshmanGlenn Cox 716590126
1956-09-21vs KC1145L  2-3-8,055 Dick DonovanArt DitmarArt DitmarDick Donovan 718593125
1956-09-22vs KC1146W  17-3-2,514 Jim WilsonCarl DuserJim WilsonCarl Duser 735596139
1956-09-23vs KC1147L  2-3-0 Billy PierceTom GormanTom GormanBilly Pierce 737599138
1956-09-23vs KC1148W  5-1-9,819 Gerry StaleyWalt CraddockGerry StaleyWalt Craddock 742600142
1956-09-24@ DET149W  14-11-2,784Bob KeeganHal WoodeshickPaul LaPalmeHal Woodeshick 756611145
1956-09-25@ DET150L  3-5-3,420Dick DonovanBilly HoeftBilly HoeftDick Donovan 759616143
1956-09-26@ DET151L  1-4-4,163Jack HarshmanPaul FoytackPaul FoytackJack Harshman 760620140
1956-09-28@ KC1152L  5-6-8,027Billy PierceAlex KellnerWally BurnetteGerry Staley 765626139
1956-09-29@ KC1153W  5-1-12,198Dick DonovanGlenn CoxDick DonovanGlenn Cox 770627143
1956-09-30@ KC1154L  6-7-13,171Jim DerringtonGeorge BrunetBill HarringtonJim Derrington 776634142


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