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1956 Southern Association

1956 > Class AA > League History
Overall: 618 games, 8 teams, approx. 154 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1955 / 1957
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1955 / 1957

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1955 / 1957

League Standings

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Atlanta Crackers MLN 89 65 .578 --
Memphis Chickasaws CHW 82 72 .532 7
Mobile Bears CLE 82 73 .529 7.5
Birmingham Barons NYY 81 74 .523 8.5
New Orleans Pelicans PIT 79 75 .513 10
Chattanooga Lookouts WSH 76 78 .494 13
Nashville Volunteers CIN 75 79 .487 14
Little Rock Travelers/Montgomery Rebels 53 101 .344 36
This league's standings, if available, are based on full season team pitching records. Leagues may have have split season and postseason results that are not currently available.

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Atlanta Crackers MLN 28.1 5.37 154 5954 5214 827 1359 249 42 183 741 40 660 815 .261 .341 .430 .771 2241 96 34 46
New Orleans Pelicans PIT 24.6 5.27 155 5819 5095 817 1390 243 64 136 748 35 631 755 .273 .351 .426 .777 2169 140 63 30
Nashville Volunteers CIN 28.3 4.92 154 5876 5156 757 1418 256 53 94 690 13 609 690 .275 .349 .400 .749 2062 114 71 40
Birmingham Barons NYY 25.4 4.82 156 6002 5292 752 1429 204 57 106 696 26 558 693 .270 .337 .390 .727 2065 76 100 52
Chattanooga Lookouts WSH 26.7 4.81 154 5852 5197 741 1476 268 49 76 669 37 503 667 .284 .344 .398 .742 2070 113 102 50
Mobile Bears CLE 25.9 4.61 155 5842 5136 715 1341 207 47 105 634 65 583 799 .261 .333 .381 .714 1957 107 65 58
Memphis Chickasaws CHW 27.4 4.49 154 5752 5078 692 1298 221 56 115 628 57 543 812 .256 .325 .389 .714 1976 87 85 46
Little Rock Travelers/Montgomery Rebels 29.1 4.48 154 5783 4943 690 1206 197 40 100 640 43 717 774 .244 .337 .361 .698 1783 106 81 42
League Totals 26.9 4.85 1236 46880 41111 5991 10917 1845 408 915 5446 316 4804 6005 .266 .340 .397 .737 16323 839 601 364

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Mobile Bears CLE 24.2 4.44 82 73 .529 3.76 155 155 84 71 12 1347.0 1316 688 563 134 564 36 689 31 5 22 1.396 8.8 0.9 3.8 4.6 1.22
New Orleans Pelicans PIT 24.3 4.49 79 75 .513 3.80 155 155 106 49 11 1316.0 1188 696 555 91 631 53 718 34 1 37 1.382 8.1 0.6 4.3 4.9 1.14
Memphis Chickasaws CHW 27.4 4.54 82 72 .532 3.96 154 154 100 54 9 1341.0 1327 699 590 116 528 61 704 18 2 48 1.383 8.9 0.8 3.5 4.7 1.33
Birmingham Barons NYY 24.3 4.63 81 74 .523 3.90 156 156 98 58 7 1363.0 1281 723 590 108 585 35 692 42 2 41 1.369 8.5 0.7 3.9 4.6 1.18
Atlanta Crackers MLN 24.5 4.73 89 65 .578 4.47 154 154 96 58 6 1355.0 1395 729 673 107 721 53 814 18 4 57 1.562 9.3 0.7 4.8 5.4 1.13
Nashville Volunteers CIN 26.2 4.84 75 79 .487 4.19 154 154 96 58 10 1309.0 1353 746 610 112 485 21 843 41 2 52 1.404 9.3 0.8 3.3 5.8 1.74
Chattanooga Lookouts WSH 27.7 5.29 76 78 .494 4.81 154 154 108 46 8 1331.0 1486 814 711 127 638 50 737 34 2 30 1.596 10.0 0.9 4.3 5.0 1.16
Little Rock Travelers/Montgomery Rebels 30.4 5.82 53 101 .344 5.44 154 154 118 36 1 1316.0 1571 896 795 120 652 54 793 44 3 59 1.689 10.7 0.8 4.5 5.4 1.22
League Totals 26.1 4.85 617 617 .500 4.29 1236 1236 806 430 64 10678.0 10917 5991 5087 915 4804 363 5990 262 21 346 1.472 9.2 0.8 4.0 5.0 1.25

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
New Orleans Pelicans PIT 155 3949 1487 165 114 .971 10 Andy Cohen
Memphis Chickasaws CHW 154 4024 1542 166 147 .971 15 Donald Griffin and Jack Cassini
Atlanta Crackers MLN 154 4065 1677 180 153 .970 14 n/a
Birmingham Barons NYY 156 4088 1598 188 163 .968 23 Phil Page
Nashville Volunteers CIN 154 3928 1475 182 148 .967 14 Ernie White
Little Rock Travelers/Montgomery Rebels 154 3947 1627 192 170 .967 19 n/a
Mobile Bears CLE 155 4042 1576 198 140 .966 12 Jo-Jo White
Chattanooga Lookouts WSH 154 3994 1449 226 146 .960 7 Cal Ermer
League Totals 1236 32037 12431 1497 1181 .967 114