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1956 Eastern League

1956 > Class A > League History
Overall: 558 games, 8 teams, approx. 139 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

Regular Season

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
Binghamton Triplets NYY 23.5 4.73 141 5344 4555 667 1104 195 47 91 596 30 647 782 .242 .334 .366 .699 1666 96 46
Allentown Cardinals STL 25.2 4.58 137 5132 4462 628 1139 182 53 91 576 47 579 831 .255 .339 .381 .720 1700 58 33
Reading Indians CLE 24.2 4.46 140 5127 4476 625 1132 180 36 77 532 120 553 777 .253 .333 .361 .693 1615 61 37
Johnstown Johnnies NYG 23.6 4.38 140 5348 4665 613 1240 204 43 62 545 36 583 811 .266 .345 .368 .713 1716 63 37
Albany Senators BOS 24.1 3.93 138 5092 4426 542 1039 158 42 54 473 53 569 741 .235 .319 .326 .645 1443 57 40
Syracuse Chiefs DET 25.5 3.92 139 5193 4470 545 1053 162 29 71 509 23 632 706 .236 .329 .332 .661 1486 71 20
Williamsport Grays PIT 23.2 3.89 140 5245 4574 544 1145 164 28 46 466 64 545 725 .250 .328 .329 .656 1503 90 36
Schenectady Blue Jays PHI 24.2 3.77 141 5182 4445 531 1033 161 28 82 474 50 614 1023 .232 .323 .337 .660 1496 90 33
League Totals 24.2 4.21 1116 41663 36073 4695 8885 1406 306 574 4171 423 4722 6396 .246 .331 .350 .681 12625 586 282

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
Schenectady Blue Jays PHI 24.5 3.32 84 54 .609 141 141 468
Reading Indians CLE 21.6 3.71 80 59 .576 140 140 520
Binghamton Triplets NYY 24.2 3.74 81 58 .583 141 141 528
Syracuse Chiefs DET 23.0 4.21 62 77 .446 139 139 585
Williamsport Grays PIT 23.7 4.52 60 78 .435 140 140 633
Allentown Cardinals STL 23.1 4.54 70 67 .511 137 137 622
Albany Senators BOS 23.1 4.55 61 77 .442 138 138 628
Johnstown Johnnies NYG 23.0 5.08 55 83 .399 140 140 711
League Totals 23.3 4.21 553 553 .500 1116 1116 4695

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Binghamton Triplets NYY 141 3645 1455 165 127 .969 17 Freddie Fitzsimmons
Schenectady Blue Jays PHI 141 3691 1428 175 134 .967 25 Dick Carter
Reading Indians CLE 140 3586 1380 169 120 .967 21 Don Heffner
Williamsport Grays PIT 140 3611 1412 182 86 .965 22 John Fitzpatrick
Syracuse Chiefs DET 139 3567 1493 190 141 .964 18 Frank Calo and Joseph Torpey
Allentown Cardinals STL 137 3525 1451 190 139 .963 25 Roland LeBlanc
Johnstown Johnnies NYG 140 3622 1627 202 153 .963 30 Andy Gilbert and Chick Genovese
Albany Senators BOS 138 3561 1376 196 144 .962 15 Sheriff Robinson
League Totals 1116 28808 11622 1469 1044 .965 173