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1956 Cincinnati Reds (MLB)

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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
  • 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 Cincinnati Reds season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    40Tom AckerP6-4215R-R261956Not draftedMLB--
    6Ed BaileyC6-2205L-R251953Not draftedMLB--
    24Bobby BalcenaOF5-7160R-L301956Not draftedMLB--
    9Matt BattsC5-11200R-R341947Not draftedMLB--
    25Gus BellOF6-2196L-R271950Not draftedMLB--
    49Joe BlackP6-2220R-R321952Not draftedMLB--
    14Rocky BridgesSS-2B5-8175R-R281951Not draftedMLB--
    7Smoky BurgessC5-8187L-R291949Not draftedMLB--
    15George Crowe1B6-2212L-L331952Not draftedMLB--
    26Jim DyckOF-3B6-2205R-R341951Not draftedMLB--
    9Bruce EdwardsC5-7194R-R321946Not draftedMLB--
    27Curt FloodOF5-9165R-R181956Not draftedMLB--
    51Art FowlerP5-11180R-R331954Not draftedMLB--
    9Joe FrazierOF6-0180L-R331947Not draftedMLB--
    30Hersh FreemanP6-3220R-R271952Not draftedMLB--
    10Alex GrammasSS-3B6-0178R-R301954Not draftedMLB--
    31Don GrossP5-11186L-L251955Not draftedMLB--
    10Chuck Harmon3B-OF6-2175R-R321954Not draftedMLB--
    12Ray Jablonski3B5-10183R-R291953Not draftedMLB--
    43Larry JansenP6-2190R-R351947Not draftedMLB--
    42Hal JeffcoatOF-P5-10185R-R311948Not draftedMLB--
    43Bill KennedyP6-2195L-L351948Not draftedMLB--
    35Johnny KlippsteinP6-1185R-R281950Not draftedMLB--
    18Ted Kluszewski1B6-2225L-L311947Not draftedMLB--
    38Paul LaPalmeP5-10184L-L321951Not draftedMLB--
    46Brooks LawrenceP6-0205R-R311954Not draftedMLB--
    11Roy McMillanSS5-11170R-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    34Russ MeyerP6-1185B-R321946Not draftedMLB--
    39Joe NuxhallP6-3219L-L271944Not draftedMLB--
    23Stan PalysOF6-2190R-R261953Not draftedMLB--
    28Wally PostOF6-1203R-R261949Not draftedMLB--
    20Frank RobinsonOF6-1195R-R201956Not draftedMLB--
    48Pat ScantleburyP6-1180L-L381956Not draftedMLB--
    37Art Schult1B-OF6-4220R-R281953Not draftedMLB--
    27Frank SmithP6-3200R-R281950Not draftedMLB--
    16Johnny Temple2B5-11175R-R281952Not draftedMLB--
    22Bob ThurmanOF6-1205L-L391955Not draftedMLB--

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