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1956 Carolina League

1956 > Class B > League History
Overall: 608 games, 8 teams, approx. 152 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
High Point-Thomasville Hi-Toms CIN 91 63 .591 --
Durham Bulls DET 84 69 .549 6.5
Danville Leafs NYG 83 69 .546 7
Fayetteville Highlanders CLE 78 71 .523 10.5
Greensboro Patriots BOS 75 79 .487 16
Wilson Tobs PHI 72 79 .477 17.5
Kinston Eagles PIT 66 87 .431 24.5
Winston-Salem Twins NYY 59 91 .393 30
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
Durham Bulls DET 22.7 5.25 153 5911 5083 803 1335 210 52 95 697 46 718 843 .263 .351 .380 .731 1934 62 48 27
Danville Leafs NYG 21.8 4.92 152 5659 4946 748 1257 223 32 126 614 83 611 899 .254 .334 .389 .723 1922 73 29 14
High Point-Thomasville Hi-Toms CIN 25.1 4.80 154 5896 5160 739 1327 207 19 122 632 58 652 918 .257 .339 .376 .714 1938 55 29 20
Fayetteville Highlanders CLE 24.1 4.77 149 5591 4847 711 1236 188 21 133 599 77 666 907 .255 .344 .385 .728 1865 54 24 11
Kinston Eagles PIT 22.7 4.50 153 5741 4992 689 1270 227 44 60 602 60 646 793 .254 .337 .354 .691 1765 63 40 18
Greensboro Patriots BOS 23.1 4.40 154 5753 5028 677 1223 189 36 114 586 41 628 837 .243 .326 .363 .689 1826 68 29 16
Winston-Salem Twins NYY 23.6 3.93 150 5395 4764 589 1115 191 52 68 523 69 546 870 .234 .311 .339 .650 1614 53 32 15
Wilson Tobs PHI 22.4 3.92 151 5529 4815 592 1114 159 26 93 498 64 613 879 .231 .315 .333 .649 1604 55 46 12
League Totals 23.2 4.56 1216 45475 39635 5548 9877 1594 282 811 4751 498 5080 6946 .249 .332 .365 .697 14468 483 277 133

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
Wilson Tobs PHI 22.5 4.23 72 79 .477 151 151 638
Fayetteville Highlanders CLE 21.2 4.26 78 71 .523 149 149 634
Greensboro Patriots BOS 23.5 4.27 75 79 .487 154 154 657
High Point-Thomasville Hi-Toms CIN 26.9 4.32 91 63 .591 154 154 666
Danville Leafs NYG 22.1 4.66 83 69 .546 152 152 709
Durham Bulls DET 22.6 4.75 84 69 .549 153 153 727
Kinston Eagles PIT 22.6 4.76 66 87 .431 153 153 729
Winston-Salem Twins NYY 22.1 5.25 59 91 .393 150 150 788
League Totals 22.9 4.56 608 608 .500 1216 1216 5548

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Greensboro Patriots BOS 154 3980 1680 211 147 .964 21 Eddie Popowski
Wilson Tobs PHI 151 3890 1393 197 125 .964 18 Charlie Gassaway
High Point-Thomasville Hi-Toms CIN 154 4044 1695 225 140 .962 20 Bert Haas
Danville Leafs NYG 152 3907 1554 217 127 .962 25 Salty Parker
Fayetteville Highlanders CLE 149 3829 1497 217 120 .961 18 Dutch Meyer
Kinston Eagles PIT 153 3908 1611 243 117 .958 32 Thomas Taylor and Jack Paepke
Durham Bulls DET 153 3977 1502 242 122 .958 16 Johnny Pesky
Winston-Salem Twins NYY 150 3778 1559 257 144 .954 28 Lee Peterson and George Hausmann
League Totals 1216 31313 12491 1809 1042 .960 178