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1956 American Association

1956 > Class AAA > League History
Overall: 614.5 games, 8 teams, approx. 153 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
Indianapolis Indians CLE 92 62 .597 --
Denver Bears NYY 87 67 .565 5
Omaha Cardinals STL 82 71 .536 9.5
Minneapolis Millers NYG 78 75 .510 13.5
St. Paul Saints BRO 75 78 .490 16.5
Charleston Senators DET 74 79 .484 17.5
Wichita Braves MLN 65 88 .425 26.5
Louisville Colonels WSH 60 93 .392 31.5
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
Denver Bears NYY 24.9 6.07 154 6010 5367 935 1599 268 73 169 869 51 520 881 .298 .362 .470 .831 2520 121 42 37 44 41
Indianapolis Indians CLE 26.4 5.12 154 5716 5019 788 1386 213 81 137 731 83 548 775 .276 .349 .433 .782 2172 110 38 66 45 41
Omaha Cardinals STL 28.0 4.91 153 5845 5091 751 1404 215 52 115 692 31 603 700 .276 .353 .406 .759 2068 133 29 72 50 50
St. Paul Saints BRO 27.3 4.86 153 5693 5089 744 1395 240 46 139 680 82 478 704 .274 .337 .421 .758 2144 105 26 54 46 35
Minneapolis Millers NYG 27.3 4.72 154 5635 5004 727 1334 227 55 142 675 83 497 803 .267 .335 .419 .754 2097 86 40 48 46 34
Wichita Braves MLN 27.6 4.58 153 5783 5071 700 1300 209 39 144 643 39 568 721 .256 .332 .398 .730 2019 112 27 81 36 33
Charleston Senators DET 27.0 4.34 154 5648 5002 669 1262 233 48 122 631 43 490 757 .252 .323 .391 .714 1957 98 48 67 41 53
Louisville Colonels WSH 27.0 4.04 154 5656 5095 622 1340 221 53 91 571 29 443 771 .263 .325 .381 .705 1940 114 39 43 36 36
League Totals 27.0 4.83 1229 45986 40738 5936 11020 1826 447 1059 5492 441 4147 6112 .271 .340 .415 .755 16917 879 289 468 344 323

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
Indianapolis Indians CLE 25.9 4.08 92 62 .597 3.81 154 154 99 55 10 1300.0 1273 628 550 121 472 41 684 33 5 20 1.342 8.8 0.8 3.3 4.7 1.45
Charleston Senators DET 25.3 4.12 74 79 .484 3.84 154 154 89 65 9 1315.0 1305 635 561 100 445 24 730 41 2 20 1.331 8.9 0.7 3.0 5.0 1.64
Omaha Cardinals STL 27.0 4.37 82 71 .536 3.87 153 153 103 50 14 1311.0 1296 669 564 124 430 23 850 33 3 23 1.317 8.9 0.9 3.0 5.8 1.98
Minneapolis Millers NYG 27.6 4.77 78 75 .510 4.32 154 154 119 35 11 1309.0 1377 734 628 130 513 69 683 40 4 41 1.444 9.5 0.9 3.5 4.7 1.33
Wichita Braves MLN 24.4 5.02 65 88 .425 4.47 153 153 113 40 13 1320.0 1358 768 656 138 569 51 880 28 4 53 1.460 9.3 0.9 3.9 6.0 1.55
St. Paul Saints BRO 24.2 5.12 75 78 .490 4.68 153 153 122 31 5 1302.0 1366 783 677 160 635 36 750 45 7 51 1.537 9.4 1.1 4.4 5.2 1.18
Louisville Colonels WSH 26.6 5.52 60 93 .392 4.89 154 154 89 65 3 1313.0 1516 850 714 114 503 36 726 33 1 28 1.538 10.4 0.8 3.4 5.0 1.44
Denver Bears NYY 25.7 5.64 87 67 .565 5.13 154 154 108 46 3 1329.0 1529 869 757 172 580 43 809 36 4 60 1.587 10.4 1.2 3.9 5.5 1.39
League Totals 25.9 4.83 613 613 .500 4.38 1229 1229 842 387 68 10499.0 11020 5936 5107 1059 4147 323 6112 289 30 296 1.445 9.4 0.9 3.6 5.2 1.47

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Charleston Senators DET 153 3944 1690 144 135 .975 17 Charlie Metro and Frank Skaff
St. Paul Saints BRO 153 3906 1590 144 148 .974 23 Max Macon and Roy Hartsfield
Omaha Cardinals STL 153 3933 1536 160 118 .972 24 Johnny Keane
Minneapolis Millers NYG 154 3928 1601 168 149 .971 18 Eddie Stanky
Indianapolis Indians CLE 154 3899 1631 173 158 .970 14 Kerby Farrell
Denver Bears NYY 154 3987 1720 188 154 .968 10 Ralph Houk
Wichita Braves MLN 153 3959 1560 184 144 .968 21 George Selkirk
Louisville Colonels WSH 154 3939 1760 231 152 .961 13 Red Marion and Max Carey
League Totals 1228 31495 13088 1392 1158 .970 140