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1956 Cincinnati Reds (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 91-63 .591
Rank: 3rd in National League
Run Differential: 775-658 + 117
Roster Continuity 73.08% 11/16
Manager(s): Birdie Tebbetts
General Manager: Gabe Paul
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Ballpark: Crosley Field
Attendance: 1,125,928 5/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Frank McCormick
Assistant Coach: Tom Ferrick
Assistant Coach: Jimmy Dykes
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9361.604--
9262.5971.0
9163.5912.0
7678.49417.0
7183.46122.0
6787.43526.0
6688.42927.0
6094.39033.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1956 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11956-04-17L 2-4 SLN
    21956-04-19W 10-9 SLN
    31956-04-20L 1-12 @CHN
    41956-04-21L 2-3 @CHN
    51956-04-22L 4-5 @CHN
    61956-04-22L 1-1 @CHN
    71956-04-24L 3-5 @SLN
    81956-04-27W 7-4 CHN
    91956-04-28W 9-1 CHN
    101956-04-29W 5-4 CHN
    111956-04-29W 8-4 CHN
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    121956-05-01W 3-1 BRO
    131956-05-02W 10-6 BRO
    141956-05-03L 1-5 PIT
    151956-05-04W 4-3 PIT
    161956-05-05W 7-6 PIT
    171956-05-06W 10-2 PHI
    181956-05-06W 11-9 PHI
    191956-05-08L 4-5 NY1
    201956-05-09W 6-5 NY1
    211956-05-11L 8-9 MLN
    221956-05-12W 10-6 MLN
    231956-05-13L 0-15 MLN
    241956-05-13L 1-6 MLN
    251956-05-16L 2-9 @PIT
    261956-05-18W 7-6 @BRO
    271956-05-19W 10-5 @BRO
    281956-05-20W 5-1 @PHI
    291956-05-20L 4-6 @PHI
    301956-05-22W 6-3 @NY1
    311956-05-25W 6-5 @MLN
    321956-05-26L 1-2 @MLN
    331956-05-27L 2-7 @MLN
    341956-05-28L 1-4 @CHN
    351956-05-29W 10-4 @CHN
    361956-05-30W 6-3 @SLN
    371956-05-30W 6-5 @SLN
    381956-05-31L 3-9 @SLN
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    391956-06-01L 2-3 NY1
    401956-06-02W 5-2 NY1
    411956-06-03W 7-3 NY1
    421956-06-03L 3-4 NY1
    431956-06-04W 8-2 PHI
    441956-06-05W 9-4 PHI
    451956-06-06W 7-3 PHI
    461956-06-07W 8-5 PHI
    471956-06-08W 6-4 BRO
    481956-06-09L 5-8 BRO
    491956-06-10L 6-8 BRO
    501956-06-12L 3-4 PIT
    511956-06-15L 3-4 @NY1
    521956-06-16W 3-1 @NY1
    531956-06-17L 6-7 @NY1
    541956-06-17W 1-0 @NY1
    551956-06-18W 7-4 @PHI
    561956-06-19L 2-4 @PHI
    571956-06-20L 2-3 @PHI
    581956-06-22W 6-0 @BRO
    591956-06-23L 6-7 @BRO
    601956-06-24W 10-6 @BRO
    611956-06-24W 2-1 @BRO
    621956-06-25W 2-1 @PIT
    631956-06-27W 10-2 @PIT
    641956-06-28W 4-3 @PIT
    651956-06-29L 1-4 @SLN
    661956-06-30L 2-5 @SLN
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    671956-07-01W 19-15 @SLN
    681956-07-01W 7-1 @SLN
    691956-07-02W 2-1 MLN
    701956-07-03L 0-7 MLN
    711956-07-04L 4-5 CHN
    721956-07-04W 4-3 CHN
    731956-07-06W 6-4 SLN
    741956-07-07W 5-2 SLN
    751956-07-08W 3-2 SLN
    761956-07-12L 4-7 PHI
    771956-07-13L 4-6 PHI
    781956-07-14L 0-2 PHI
    791956-07-15W 4-3 NY1
    801956-07-15W 4-3 NY1
    811956-07-16W 10-4 NY1
    821956-07-17W 4-3 BRO
    831956-07-18L 3-6 BRO
    841956-07-19W 7-2 BRO
    851956-07-20W 6-4 PIT
    861956-07-21L 3-4 PIT
    871956-07-22L 6-8 PIT
    881956-07-22W 9-2 PIT
    891956-07-23W 4-3 PIT
    901956-07-24L 5-10 @BRO
    911956-07-25L 1-2 @BRO
    921956-07-26L 3-5 @BRO
    931956-07-27W 3-2 @PIT
    941956-07-28W 8-3 @PIT
    951956-07-29W 6-1 @PIT
    961956-07-29W 3-2 @PIT
    971956-07-30W 4-2 @PIT
    981956-07-31L 1-5 @NY1
    991956-07-31W 7-3 @NY1
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1001956-08-01L 1-3 @NY1
    1011956-08-02W 10-2 @NY1
    1021956-08-03L 3-6 @PHI
    1031956-08-04L 6-10 @PHI
    1041956-08-06W 7-6 SLN
    1051956-08-07L 4-8 SLN
    1061956-08-08W 8-2 CHN
    1071956-08-09W 5-3 CHN
    1081956-08-10W 8-1 @MLN
    1091956-08-11L 3-6 @MLN
    1101956-08-12L 2-8 @MLN
    1111956-08-13L 1-5 @MLN
    1121956-08-14W 2-0 @CHN
    1131956-08-15W 4-3 @CHN
    1141956-08-15W 7-3 @CHN
    1151956-08-16L 2-4 @CHN
    1161956-08-17W 8-2 MLN
    1171956-08-18W 13-4 MLN
    1181956-08-19L 1-3 MLN
    1191956-08-20L 1-3 MLN
    1201956-08-21W 7-4 PIT
    1211956-08-22W 6-3 PIT
    1221956-08-23L 5-6 BRO
    1231956-08-24L 4-6 BRO
    1241956-08-25W 5-2 BRO
    1251956-08-26W 10-5 PHI
    1261956-08-26L 4-11 PHI
    1271956-08-28W 11-1 NY1
    1281956-08-29W 4-3 NY1
    1291956-08-31W 4-3 CHN
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1301956-09-01W 7-3 CHN
    1311956-09-02W 3-2 CHN
    1321956-09-03L 2-3 @MLN
    1331956-09-03W 7-5 @MLN
    1341956-09-04W 4-2 @MLN
    1351956-09-05W 12-2 @MLN
    1361956-09-07L 0-1 @SLN
    1371956-09-08L 4-6 @SLN
    1381956-09-09L 5-6 @SLN
    1391956-09-11W 11-5 @NY1
    1401956-09-12L 0-8 @NY1
    1411956-09-13W 5-4 @PIT
    1421956-09-15W 6-4 @PIT
    1431956-09-16L 2-3 @BRO
    1441956-09-17L 4-5 @BRO
    1451956-09-18L 3-4 @PHI
    1461956-09-18L 4-7 @PHI
    1471956-09-19W 6-3 @PHI
    1481956-09-19W 6-0 @PHI
    1491956-09-21W 9-1 SLN
    1501956-09-22W 6-4 SLN
    1511956-09-23W 3-2 SLN
    1521956-09-23W 5-4 SLN
    1531956-09-25L 1-7 MLN
    1541956-09-29W 9-6 @CHN
    1551956-09-30W 4-2 @CHN
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    91-64
    Ed Bailey 102
    Smoky Burgess 53
    Ted Kluszewski 130
    George Crowe 25
    Johnny Temple 152
    Alex Grammas 3
    Ray Jablonski 111
    Alex Grammas 43
    Jim Dyck 1
    Roy McMillan 150
    Alex Grammas 5
    Frank Robinson 144
    Bob Thurman 6
    Stan Palys 2
    Joe Frazier 2
    Art Schult 1
    Gus Bell 149
    Frank Robinson 6
    Wally Post 133
    Bob Thurman 18
    Stan Palys 4


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