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1956 Cincinnati Reds (MLB)

+ Starting Pitcher Log
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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
  • A complete listing of starting pitchers and boxscore results for the selected team and season.
  • A Quality start (QS) is defined as pitching 6 or more innings with 3 or least earned runs.
  • Game Score (Gsc) was derived by Bill James was created to provide a more precise measure of a pitcher's start. See calculation
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    11956-04-17L 2-4 vs SLNJoe NuxhallL0-1-1114467912441330004047 4.001.67-------12101.2
    21956-04-19W 10-9 vs SLNPat Scantlebury-0-0-111158442331002535 7.202.20-------924.5
    31956-04-20L 1-12 @CHNArt FowlerL0-1-1187580.266610000086 54.006.00-------30-
    41956-04-21L 2-3 @CHNJohnny KlippsteinL0-1Q111948710.111330540004557 2.701.60-------9170.5
    51956-04-22L 1-1 @CHNBrooks Lawrence-1-0Q21652262110540002463 1.291.00-------851.6
    61956-04-22L 4-5 @CHNJoe Nuxhall-0-1-221456842111130001556 3.461.38-------450.8
    71956-04-24L 3-5 @SLNPat ScantleburyL0-1-222247331020001938 7.002.00-------460.7
    81956-04-27W 7-4 vs CHNJohnny KlippsteinW1-1-221958898442140013758 3.321.32-------13101.3
    91956-04-28W 9-1 vs CHNBrooks LawrenceW2-0Q32662397111340003670 1.131.06-------10120.8
    101956-04-29W 8-4 vs CHNArt FowlerW1-1-328959911441050003754 7.501.42-------9120.8
    111956-04-29W 5-4 vs CHNJoe Nuxhall-0-1Q33146696.26432410003043 3.601.40-------7120.6
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    121956-05-01W 3-1 vs BROJohnny KlippsteinW2-1Q331968996110720003966 2.571.36127695854.331142410180.6
    131956-05-02W 10-6 vs BROBrooks Lawrence-2-0-4367241.11220520001034 2.121.3547202742.55548020.0
    141956-05-03L 1-5 vs PITJoe NuxhallL0-2-441477035552140001530 5.091.48-------230.7
    151956-05-04W 4-3 vs PITArt FowlerW2-1Q43906096331130003365 5.571.14-------11120.9
    161956-05-05W 7-6 vs PITJoe Nuxhall-0-2-551487186441610003449 4.941.48-------9120.8
    171956-05-06W 10-2 vs PHIBrooks LawrenceW3-0Q64692598220440003863 1.931.32-------7150.5
    181956-05-06W 11-9 vs PHIJohnny Klippstein-2-1-44197904.18550230002327 3.551.45-------370.4
    191956-05-08L 4-5 vs NY1Art FowlerL2-2Q54916168430130002844 5.331.22-------971.3
    201956-05-09W 6-5 vs NY1Joe Nuxhall-0-2-661497235530130001633 5.291.53-------250.4
    211956-05-11L 8-9 vs MLNJohnny Klippstein-2-1-551989137551000001623 4.501.53-------641.5
    221956-05-12W 10-6 vs MLNBrooks LawrenceW4-0-7570266.110652300003227 2.911.47-------9100.9
    231956-05-13L 0-15 vs MLNArt FowlerL2-4-75936249550110002124 6.001.33-------732.3
    241956-05-13L 1-6 vs MLNJohnny KlippsteinL2-2-6619992810540320013743 4.501.55-------9130.7
    251956-05-16L 2-9 @PITJoe NuxhallL0-3-87151733.16550330001925 6.321.73-------340.8
    261956-05-18W 7-6 @BROBrooks LawrenceW5-0-8671279.113660440004437 3.481.52154946061.0424122217161.1
    271956-05-19W 10-5 @BROJohnny KlippsteinW3-2-772009357441130002239 4.781.5589503956.1875206110.5
    281956-05-20W 5-1 @PHIArt FowlerW3-4Q86946395111260003477 4.931.21-------10120.8
    291956-05-20L 4-6 @PHITom Acker-0-0-31312.13441100001129 7.501.33-------340.8
    301956-05-22W 6-3 @NY1Joe NuxhallW1-3Q981527494332250003270 5.671.52-------6150.4
    311956-05-25W 6-5 @MLNBrooks Lawrence-5-0Q107732867520220002744 3.421.54-------6100.6
    321956-05-26L 1-2 @MLNJohnny Klippstein-3-2Q882019470110740012870 4.341.48-------790.8
    331956-05-27L 2-7 @MLNArt FowlerL3-5-97956448430110002132 5.091.30-------832.7
    341956-05-28L 1-4 @CHNJoe NuxhallL1-4-119154754.16420370002342 5.471.55-------340.8
    351956-05-29W 10-4 @CHNBrooks LawrenceW6-0-118742998441120003656 3.511.46-------12130.9
    361956-05-30W 6-3 @SLNJohnny KlippsteinW4-2Q992029598332340013860 4.151.45-------8150.5
    371956-05-30W 6-5 @SLNPaul LaPalmeW2-1-81141365.17441200002435 7.201.33-------961.5
    381956-05-31L 3-9 @SLNArt FowlerL3-6-11897650.1544000000616 5.741.38-------010.0
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    391956-06-01L 2-3 vs NY1Joe NuxhallL1-5Q121015576873115110003666 4.881.54-------1125.5
    401956-06-02W 5-2 vs NY1Brooks Lawrence-6-0Q129753066220100012451 3.461.43-------6100.6
    411956-06-03W 7-3 vs NY1Johnny KlippsteinW5-2Q101020396910331210003854 4.011.43-------8170.5
    421956-06-03L 3-4 vs NY1Paul LaPalmeL2-2Q92142377.18330110003249 5.871.26-------13111.2
    431956-06-04W 8-2 vs PHIArt FowlerW4-6Q1491006695200050003278 4.661.21-------7170.4
    441956-06-05W 9-4 vs PHIJoe NuxhallW2-5Q13111567799430210013754 4.631.50-------13111.2
    451956-06-06W 7-3 vs PHIBrooks LawrenceW7-0Q1310763175331200002753 3.501.39-------10110.9
    461956-06-07W 8-5 vs PHIHal Jeffcoat-0-0-1118955.26531310002837 5.061.56-------991.0
    471956-06-08W 6-4 vs BROJohnny KlippsteinW6-2-11112049797443340003558 4.011.40109694063.30962613150.9
    481956-06-09L 5-8 vs BROArt Fowler-4-6-1610102674.16531220002234 4.711.2781483359.2613895110.5
    491956-06-10L 6-8 vs BROBrooks Lawrence-7-0-141177320.1322000000428 3.701.41139469.23212040.0
    501956-06-12L 3-4 vs PITJoe NuxhallL3-6-15121587857442080002245 4.741.51-------160.2
    511956-06-15L 3-4 @NY1Johnny KlippsteinL6-3-12122059810.111441340004555 3.971.40-------12150.8
    521956-06-16W 3-1 @NY1Art Fowler-4-6Q1811104686.23110320002561 4.251.21-------7100.7
    531956-06-17L 6-7 @NY1Brooks Lawrence-7-0-151278333.17441420001925 4.031.50-------331.0
    541956-06-17W 1-0 @NY1Joe NuxhallW4-6Q16131597992000480003287 4.231.42-------8100.8
    551956-06-18W 7-4 @PHIHal Jeffcoat-0-0Q14292666220100002351 4.191.51-------881.0
    561956-06-19L 2-4 @PHIJohnny KlippsteinL6-4-13132069976441450013150 4.051.40-------871.1
    571956-06-20L 2-3 @PHIArt FowlerL4-7Q19121056965331130002352 4.271.19-------861.3
    581956-06-22W 6-0 @BROBrooks LawrenceW9-0Q1713803492000230003084 3.521.3798653366.3317101313111.2
    591956-06-23L 6-7 @BROHal Jeffcoat-0-0-15393788553430013545 4.411.51110654559.09962312150.8
    601956-06-24W 10-6 @BROJohnny Klippstein-6-4-14142071003.19661020001717 4.461.4561402165.577315832.7
    611956-06-24W 2-1 @BROJoe NuxhallW5-6Q18141618093110740003474 3.871.39125705556.001372711120.9
    621956-06-25W 2-1 @PITArt FowlerW5-7Q20131067095110130003275 3.931.14-------1491.6
    631956-06-27W 10-2 @PITBrooks LawrenceW10-0Q1814813575221140002662 3.451.33-------1152.2
    641956-06-28W 4-3 @PITJohnny Klippstein-6-4Q151520810165331110002450 4.461.42-------1161.8
    651956-06-29L 1-4 @SLNJoe NuxhallL5-7Q19151628186430350013358 3.831.37-------7110.6
    661956-06-30L 2-5 @SLNHal JeffcoatL0-1-1649484.29550200002422 4.911.60-------942.3
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    671956-07-01W 19-15 @SLNBrooks Lawrence-10-0-191582364.17541300012327 3.671.38-------480.5
    681956-07-01W 7-1 @SLNDon GrossW1-0Q21191297111020003471 0.820.82-------9160.6
    691956-07-02W 2-1 vs MLNJohnny KlippsteinW7-4Q161620910298111260003571 4.191.40-------9100.9
    701956-07-03L 0-7 vs MLNJoe NuxhallL5-8-2116164824.17441130002034 4.161.41-------460.7
    711956-07-04L 4-5 vs CHNArt FowlerL5-8-241411071811552360003743 4.091.22-------6110.5
    721956-07-04W 4-3 vs CHNBrooks LawrenceW11-0Q2016833799332060003563 3.621.35-------6140.4
    731956-07-06W 6-4 vs SLNDon GrossW2-0-4221136.18440150002844 3.001.11-------861.3
    741956-07-07W 5-2 vs SLNJohnny Klippstein-7-4-171721010353220100001952 4.171.37-------780.9
    751956-07-08W 3-2 vs SLNJoe NuxhallW6-8Q221716583711220140003150 4.061.42-------890.9
    761956-07-12L 4-7 vs PHIArt FowlerL5-9-2515111728.19440330003648 4.121.24-------1391.4
    771956-07-13L 4-6 vs PHIBrooks Lawrence-12-0-2217853824332010001033 3.661.33-------50-
    781956-07-14L 0-2 vs PHIJohnny KlippsteinL7-5Q181821110488220300003355 4.051.37-------1481.8
    791956-07-15W 4-3 vs NY1Joe Nuxhall-6-8-23181668455221140002152 4.041.42-------290.2
    801956-07-15W 4-3 vs NY1Don Gross-2-0Q6323147.29321140003352 2.891.14-------1091.1
    811956-07-16W 10-4 vs NY1Art FowlerW6-9Q26161127399421260003761 3.961.24-------9110.8
    821956-07-17W 4-3 vs BROBrooks LawrenceW13-0Q24188739910331370003959 3.591.33135884765.193011187200.4
    831956-07-18L 3-6 vs BROJohnny KlippsteinL7-6-20192131050.2341110000725 4.091.3931151648.39306050.0
    841956-07-19W 7-2 vs BROHal JeffcoatW2-1Q2059898.210221231003655 4.631.62116764065.521672217121.4
    851956-07-20W 6-4 vs PITDon Gross-2-0-7424153.26420240001935 3.191.29-------522.5
    861956-07-21L 3-4 vs PITBrooks LawrenceL13-1-2519884096441140003462 3.611.30-------9140.6
    871956-07-22L 6-8 vs PITArt Fowler-6-9-2817114741.24441110001023 4.191.26-------313.0
    881956-07-22W 9-2 vs PITJoe NuxhallW7-8Q24191678578210221003055 3.891.42-------7110.6
    891956-07-23W 4-3 vs PITArt Fowler-6-9Q29181157567330041002350 4.211.26-------390.3
    901956-07-24L 5-10 @BROJohnny KlippsteinL8-7-232021610667662440002734 4.181.3986503658.1411614590.6
    911956-07-25L 1-2 @BROBrooks LawrenceL14-2Q272090418.14222430003065 3.461.2693563760.22127149110.8
    921956-07-26L 3-5 @BROTom AckerL1-2-15215256441240002241 2.531.0083533063.8619810690.7
    931956-07-27W 3-2 @PITArt FowlerW7-9Q30191167698221030003266 4.061.23-------1472.0
    941956-07-28W 8-3 @PITJohnny KlippsteinW9-7Q242121710798332110013659 4.111.36-------9160.6
    951956-07-29W 6-1 @PITBrooks LawrenceW15-2Q2821914294110020003177 3.321.21-------12130.9
    961956-07-29W 3-2 @PITDon Gross-2-0Q115281677210170003063 2.791.24-------780.9
    971956-07-30W 4-2 @PITTom Acker-1-2-1631634.24220130001948 2.681.00-------470.6
    981956-07-31W 7-3 @NY1Hal JeffcoatW3-1Q226100107.15330210002954 4.561.56-------8130.6
    991956-07-31L 1-5 @NY1Art FowlerL7-10-31201177747330021001938 4.141.25-------641.5
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1001956-08-01L 1-3 @NY1Johnny KlippsteinL9-8Q25222181086.18330330013144 4.131.38-------4120.3
    1011956-08-02W 10-2 @NY1Tom AckerW2-2Q1741746.17220340002951 2.721.09-------5100.5
    1021956-08-03L 3-6 @PHIBrooks LawrenceL15-3-302293432.28540010001519 3.481.25-------515.0
    1031956-08-04L 6-10 @PHIArt Fowler-7-10-3221118784.26511020002140 4.061.25-------761.2
    1041956-08-06W 7-6 vs SLNJoe Nuxhall-7-8-29201728624430300001127 3.921.41-------515.0
    1051956-08-07L 4-8 vs SLNBrooks LawrenceL15-4-312394447.19551120003240 3.591.25-------1191.2
    1061956-08-08W 8-2 vs CHNJohnny KlippsteinW10-8Q262321910995220140013372 4.011.34-------8140.6
    1071956-08-09W 5-3 vs CHNJoe Nuxhall-7-8Q31211748776210240013061 3.831.40-------5120.4
    1081956-08-10W 8-1 @MLNLarry JansenW1-0Q1114011099110040003669 1.001.00-------9140.6
    1091956-08-11L 3-6 @MLNHal JeffcoatL3-2-2471021138441110001625 4.451.62-------422.0
    1101956-08-12L 2-8 @MLNBrooks LawrenceL16-5-332496452.25660430001717 3.831.28-------50-
    1111956-08-13L 1-5 @MLNJohnny KlippsteinL10-9Q272422011064321530102852 3.981.35-------881.0
    1121956-08-14W 2-0 @CHNJoe NuxhallW8-8Q32221758895000140003480 3.601.35-------10140.7
    1131956-08-15W 4-3 @CHNHal Jeffcoat-3-2Q268104121210331360004873 4.141.55-------2182.6
    1141956-08-15W 7-3 @CHNArt FowlerW8-10Q372212379610330030002643 4.211.27-------761.2
    1151956-08-16L 2-4 @CHNBrooks LawrenceL16-6Q34259746812431350003746 3.811.30-------981.1
    1161956-08-17W 8-2 vs MLNLarry JansenW2-0Q2214111197221270003570 1.501.00-------8110.7
    1171956-08-18W 13-4 vs MLNJohnny Klippstein-11-9-292522211148442010002031 4.021.36-------470.6
    1181956-08-19L 1-3 vs MLNJoe Nuxhall-8-8-3323176890100000000140-----------00-
    1191956-08-20L 1-3 vs MLNBrooks LawrenceL16-7Q3526984784332340003063 3.791.28-------1091.1
    1201956-08-21W 7-4 vs PITDon Gross-2-0Q15632177.27410530003151 2.421.35-------1535.0
    1211956-08-22W 6-3 vs PITJoe NuxhallW9-8Q342417790610330040002744 3.631.37-------580.6
    1221956-08-23L 5-6 vs BROJohnny KlippsteinL11-10-302622311256530130012341 4.061.3681483359.2615510890.9
    1231956-08-24L 4-6 vs BROLarry JansenL2-1-3314211257662210012528 3.521.1772482466.6776148100.8
    1241956-08-25W 5-2 vs BROHal JeffcoatW5-2Q2991071395220130003471 3.691.42103713268.931761817111.5
    1251956-08-26W 10-5 vs PHIJoe Nuxhall-9-8-3525178910.2222020000628 3.751.40-------111.0
    1261956-08-26L 4-11 vs PHIBrooks LawrenceL16-8-38271014834420110001537 3.831.29-------632.0
    1271956-08-28W 11-1 vs NY1Joe NuxhallW10-8Q362617992911110640004259 3.601.42-------6170.4
    1281956-08-29W 4-3 vs NY1Johnny Klippstein-11-10-322722511339331020001629 4.191.39-------230.7
    1291956-08-31W 4-3 vs CHNHal JeffcoatW6-2Q30101081496333260013667 3.641.38-------10110.9
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1301956-09-01W 7-3 vs CHNBrooks LawrenceW17-8Q39281024994311030003174 3.701.25-------9150.6
    1311956-09-02W 3-2 vs CHNJoe NuxhallW11-8Q37271809397220370003569 3.521.41-------6130.5
    1321956-09-03L 2-3 @MLNJohnny KlippsteinL11-11Q332822611487332220003256 4.161.38-------7140.5
    1331956-09-03W 7-5 @MLNLarry Jansen-2-1-4414311323221200001136 3.961.28-------515.0
    1341956-09-04W 4-2 @MLNHal Jeffcoat-6-2Q31111091586220120003063 3.561.35-------8130.6
    1351956-09-05W 12-2 @MLNTom Acker-2-3-2452453.25221030001642 2.661.11-------441.0
    1361956-09-07L 0-1 @SLNJoe NuxhallL11-9Q38281819473111160002572 3.431.38-------690.7
    1371956-09-08L 4-6 @SLNBrooks LawrenceL18-9-41291045027440030001225 3.841.26-------020.0
    1381956-09-09L 5-6 @SLNHal Jeffcoat-6-2-321211016815440220004036 3.611.39-------1836.0
    1391956-09-11W 11-5 @NY1Larry Jansen-2-1-651451141433101000728 4.671.37-------120.5
    1401956-09-12L 0-8 @NY1Joe NuxhallL11-10-3929182954.19662220002320 3.631.40-------190.1
    1411956-09-13W 5-4 @PITHal Jeffcoat-6-2Q33131111766330130002550 3.651.39-------14114.0
    1421956-09-15W 6-4 @PITBrooks LawrenceW19-9-4430107516.17442020002644 4.001.26-------1071.4
    1431956-09-16L 2-3 @BROJoe NuxhallL12-11-4130184961.1322000000733 3.691.402314960.87304431.3
    1441956-09-17L 4-5 @BROHal Jeffcoat-6-2Q34141121879331280013153 3.661.39106654161.3288297100.7
    1451956-09-18L 3-4 @PHILarry JansenL2-2Q7614611566330120002449 4.641.33-------690.7
    1461956-09-18L 4-7 @PHIArt FowlerL11-11-4323129801.1333020000927 4.091.27-------040.0
    1471956-09-19W 6-0 @PHITom AckerW3-3Q27627693000250003284 2.191.03-------1391.4
    1481956-09-19W 6-3 @PHIJohnny KlippsteinW12-11Q35292281157.29330530003445 4.131.42-------890.9
    1491956-09-21W 9-1 vs SLNJoe NuxhallW13-11Q43311869795110520013670 3.591.40-------10130.8
    1501956-09-22W 6-4 vs SLNHal JeffcoatW7-2-351511319612440100003131 3.751.42-------8100.8
    1511956-09-23W 3-2 vs SLNDon GrossW3-0Q1973618105200360003981 1.961.29-------12130.9
    1521956-09-23W 5-4 vs SLNTom AckerW4-3-28728788442310003348 2.411.06-------9130.7
    1531956-09-25L 1-7 vs MLNLarry JansenL2-3-871471161.2333010000928 5.141.37-------321.5
    1541956-09-29W 9-6 @CHNJoe Nuxhall-13-11-4432187982.15441121001327 3.721.41-------414.0
    1551956-09-30W 4-2 @CHNHal JeffcoatW8-2Q3816116208.29220152003760 3.841.43-------1672.3


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