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1956 New York Yankees
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Major league affiliations
1956 Uniform
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1956 Information
Owner(s) Dan Topping and Del Webb
Manager(s) Casey Stengel
Local television none
Local radio none
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[edit] 1956 New York Yankees / Franchise: New York Yankees / BR Team Page

The New York Yankees' 1956 season was the 54th season for the Yankees. The team finished with a record of 97-57, winning their 22nd pennant, finishing 9 games ahead of the Cleveland Indians. New York was managed by Casey Stengel. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers in 7 games. The Series featured the first and only no-hitter in Series play, a perfect game, delivered by the Yankees' Don Larsen in Game 5.

[edit] Player stats

[edit] Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Hank Bauer 147 539 130 .241 26 84
Yogi Berra 140 521 155 .298 30 105
Andy Carey 132 422 100 .238 7 50
Elston Howard 98 290 76 .262 5 34
Billy Martin 121 458 121 .264 9 49
Mickey Mantle 150 533 188 .353 52 130
Gil McDougald 120 438 136 .311 13 56
Bill Skowron 134 464 143 .308 23 90

[edit] Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Tom Carroll 36 17 6 .353 0 0
Bob Cerv 54 115 35 .304 3 25
Jerry Coleman 80 183 47 .257 0 18
Joe Collins 100 262 59 .225 7 43
Billy Hunter 39 75 21 .280 0 11
Jerry Lumpe 20 62 16 .258 0 4
Irv Noren 29 37 8 .216 0 6
Bobby Richardson 5 7 1 .143 0 0
Phil Rizzuto 31 52 12 .231 0 6
Eddie Robinson 26 54 12 .222 5 11
Norm Siebern 54 162 33 .204 4 21
Charlie Silvera 7 9 2 .222 0 2
Lou Skizas 6 6 1 .167 0 1
Enos Slaughter 24 83 24 .289 0 4
George Wilson 11 12 2 .167 0 0

[edit] Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Whitey Ford 31 225.7 19 6 2.47 141
Johnny Kucks 34 224.3 18 9 3.85 67
Don Larsen 38 179.7 11 5 3.26 107
Tom Sturdivant 32 158.3 16 8 3.30 110
Bob Turley 27 132 8 4 5.05 91

[edit] Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jim Coates 2 2 0 0 13.50 0
Sonny Dixon 3 4.3 0 1 2.08 1
Jim Konstanty 8 11 0 0 4.91 6
Gerry Staley 1 0.3 0 0 108.00 1
Ralph Terry 3 13.3 1 2 9.45 8

[edit] Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Tommy Byrne 37 7 3 6 3.36 52
Rip Coleman 29 3 5 2 3.67 42
Bob Grim 26 6 1 5 2.77 48
Mickey McDermott 23 2 6 0 4.24 38
Tom Morgan 41 6 7 11 4.16 20

[edit] World Series

Main article: 1956 World Series

AL New York Yankees (4) vs. NL Brooklyn Dodgers (3)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Yankees – 3, Dodgers – 6 October 3 Ebbets Field 34,479
2 Yankees – 8, Dodgers – 13 October 5 Ebbets Field 36,217
3 Dodgers – 3, Yankees – 5 October 6 Yankee Stadium 73,977
4 Dodgers – 2, Yankees – 6 October 7 Yankee Stadium 69,705
5 Dodgers – 0, Yankees – 2 October 8 Yankee Stadium 64,519
6 Yankees – 0, Dodgers – 1 (10 innings) October 9 Ebbets Field 33,224
7 Yankees – 9, Dodgers – 0 October 10 Ebbets Field 33,782

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