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1956 South Atlantic League

1956 > Class A > League History
Overall: 561 games, 8 teams, approx. 140 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
Jacksonville Braves MLN 87 53 .621 --
Charlotte Hornets WSH 79 61 .564 8
Columbus Foxes BAL 79 61 .564 8
Augusta Tigers DET 74 66 .529 13
Columbia Gems KCA 64 76 .457 23
Macon Dodgers BRO 64 76 .457 23
Savannah Redlegs CIN 60 80 .429 27
Montgomery Rebels/Knoxville Smokies 53 87 .379 34
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
Jacksonville Braves MLN 26.2 4.87 140 5423 4621 682 1194 152 45 121 607 26 689 671 .258 .352 .389 .741 1799 74 39 31
Columbus Foxes BAL 23.1 4.63 141 5335 4667 653 1220 194 42 72 555 63 537 569 .261 .335 .367 .702 1714 92 39 28
Charlotte Hornets WSH 26.1 4.50 140 5324 4589 630 1155 164 48 81 557 59 620 654 .252 .338 .361 .699 1658 71 44 43
Columbia Gems KCA 26.2 4.34 140 5472 4779 608 1228 207 47 40 535 47 584 569 .257 .336 .345 .681 1649 75 34 31
Augusta Tigers DET 22.9 4.33 140 5354 4635 606 1093 168 41 88 535 47 581 660 .236 .318 .347 .665 1607 93 45 43
Montgomery Rebels/Knoxville Smokies 24.5 4.04 140 5298 4643 565 1129 166 35 79 481 43 565 725 .243 .323 .345 .668 1602 58 32 27
Savannah Redlegs CIN 24.7 3.74 140 5171 4495 523 1100 156 42 89 453 49 571 684 .245 .328 .358 .686 1607 81 24 30
Macon Dodgers BRO 23.6 3.40 141 5163 4586 479 1083 115 51 49 427 53 470 627 .236 .305 .316 .620 1447 70 37 36
League Totals 24.7 4.23 1122 42540 37015 4746 9202 1322 351 619 4150 387 4617 5159 .249 .330 .353 .683 13083 614 294 269

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
Jacksonville Braves MLN 25.2 3.61 87 53 .621 140 140 505
Augusta Tigers DET 22.5 3.74 74 66 .529 140 140 524
Columbus Foxes BAL 24.4 3.79 79 61 .564 141 141 534
Charlotte Hornets WSH 23.4 3.87 79 61 .564 140 140 542
Macon Dodgers BRO 24.7 4.08 64 76 .457 141 141 575
Savannah Redlegs CIN 26.6 4.48 60 80 .429 140 140 627
Columbia Gems KCA 24.8 5.00 64 76 .457 140 140 700
Montgomery Rebels/Knoxville Smokies 23.6 5.28 53 87 .379 140 140 739
League Totals 24.4 4.23 560 560 .500 1122 1122 4746

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Columbus Foxes BAL 141 3746 1505 152 122 .972 10 Skeeter Newsome
Augusta Tigers DET 140 3775 1651 161 174 .971 11 Bill Norman, Willis Hudlin and Frank Skaff
Jacksonville Braves MLN 140 3695 1547 160 131 .970 17 Ben Geraghty
Columbia Gems KCA 140 3723 1565 180 132 .967 9 Hank Biasatti
Charlotte Hornets WSH 140 3712 1589 179 115 .967 24 Rollie Hemsley
Savannah Redlegs CIN 140 3623 1474 174 159 .967 11 Jimmy Brown
Montgomery Rebels/Knoxville Smokies 140 3698 1356 191 146 .964 12 Earl Weaver and Dick Bartell
Macon Dodgers BRO 141 3719 1604 204 135 .963 28 Goldie Holt
League Totals 1122 29691 12291 1401 1114 .968 122