1956 Detroit Tigers

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1956 Detroit Tigers / Franchise: Detroit Tigers / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 82-72, Finished 5th in American League (1956 AL)

Managed by Bucky Harris

Coaches: Joe Gordon, Billy Hitchcock and Jack Tighe

Ballpark: Briggs Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

Awards and Honors[edit]

Standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 97 57 .630 --
Cleveland Indians 88 66 .571 9
Chicago White Sox 85 69 .552 12
Boston Red Sox 84 70 .545 13
Detroit Tigers 82 72 .532 15
Baltimore Orioles 69 85 .448 28
Washington Senators 59 95 .383 38
Kansas City Athletics 52 102 .338 45

Further Reading[edit]

  • Jim Sargent: Yesterday's Tiger Heroes: The Detroit Tigers and the 1956 Baseball Season, Wyndiwyn Press, Pinckney, MI, 2014. ISBN 978-1941737866