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1956 Northern League

1956 > Class C > League History
Overall: 492 games, 8 teams, approx. 123 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
Eau Claire Braves MLN 70 52 .574 --
Winnipeg Goldeyes STL 63 55 .534 5
Duluth-Superior White Sox CHW 63 56 .529 5.5
Aberdeen Pheasants BAL 64 61 .512 7.5
Wausau Lumberjacks CIN 61 63 .492 10
St. Cloud Rox NYG 61 64 .488 10.5
Grand Forks Chiefs PIT 59 65 .476 12
Fargo-Moorhead Twins CLE 49 74 .398 21.5
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
St. Cloud Rox NYG 21.2 5.50 125 4841 4132 688 1080 157 31 92 605 132 594 730 .261 .352 .381 .733 1575 82 33
Winnipeg Goldeyes STL 22.7 5.44 119 4524 3798 647 972 143 49 49 543 76 622 551 .256 .358 .358 .716 1360 67 37
Grand Forks Chiefs PIT 21.9 5.34 125 4818 4163 667 1078 144 53 70 572 193 561 762 .259 .344 .369 .713 1538 49 45
Duluth-Superior White Sox CHW 21.6 5.05 120 4734 3927 606 965 173 21 50 532 62 686 660 .246 .354 .339 .693 1330 74 47
Eau Claire Braves MLN 23.4 5.02 122 4727 4112 612 1078 173 32 71 528 35 532 636 .262 .345 .372 .716 1528 55 28
Wausau Lumberjacks CIN 20.6 4.92 124 4670 4046 610 1047 153 40 100 542 131 523 796 .259 .341 .391 .732 1580 67 34
Fargo-Moorhead Twins CLE 22.3 4.76 124 4693 4076 590 980 138 38 78 535 38 523 709 .240 .325 .350 .675 1428 63 31
Aberdeen Pheasants BAL 22.7 4.75 125 4850 4049 594 972 161 32 62 509 53 683 730 .240 .347 .342 .688 1383 74 44
League Totals 22.0 5.10 984 37857 32303 5014 8172 1242 296 572 4366 720 4724 5574 .253 .345 .363 .708 11722 531 299

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
Eau Claire Braves MLN 21.5 4.57 70 52 .574 4.12 122 122 62 60 7 1069.0 970 558 489 76 612 659 24 3 50 1.480 8.2 0.6 5.2 5.5 1.08
Duluth-Superior White Sox CHW 20.4 4.84 63 56 .529 3.96 120 120 80 40 4 1036.0 960 581 456 41 565 750 27 5 41 1.472 8.3 0.4 4.9 6.5 1.33
Aberdeen Pheasants BAL 22.0 4.86 64 61 .512 3.72 125 125 74 51 2 1078.0 1003 607 446 73 613 885 24 3 54 1.499 8.4 0.6 5.1 7.4 1.44
St. Cloud Rox NYG 21.3 4.95 61 64 .488 3.85 125 125 62 63 8 1089.0 1045 619 466 70 521 639 17 7 26 1.438 8.6 0.6 4.3 5.3 1.23
Winnipeg Goldeyes STL 21.3 5.03 63 55 .534 4.02 119 119 56 63 3 999.0 917 598 446 48 606 706 60 8 33 1.525 8.3 0.4 5.5 6.4 1.17
Wausau Lumberjacks CIN 21.6 5.15 61 63 .492 4.48 124 124 74 50 8 1059.0 1053 639 527 98 519 623 40 9 49 1.484 8.9 0.8 4.4 5.3 1.20
Fargo-Moorhead Twins CLE 20.7 5.49 49 74 .398 4.53 124 124 78 46 2 1054.0 1064 681 531 87 703 697 47 4 53 1.676 9.1 0.7 6.0 6.0 0.99
Grand Forks Chiefs PIT 21.3 5.85 59 65 .476 4.86 125 125 72 53 6 1075.0 1160 731 580 79 585 615 36 6 50 1.623 9.7 0.7 4.9 5.1 1.05
League Totals 21.3 5.10 490 490 .500 4.19 984 984 558 426 40 8459.0 8172 5014 3941 572 4724 5574 275 45 356 1.525 8.7 0.6 5.0 5.9 1.18

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Wausau Lumberjacks CIN 124 3177 1286 161 113 .965 25 John Streza
Eau Claire Braves MLN 122 3206 1400 173 126 .964 23 Joe Just
Duluth-Superior White Sox CHW 120 3107 1206 204 88 .955 16 Joe Hauser and Johnny Mostil
Fargo-Moorhead Twins CLE 124 3162 1266 218 107 .953 28 Tom Oliver
Aberdeen Pheasants BAL 125 3235 1265 241 92 .949 22 George Staller
St. Cloud Rox NYG 125 3266 1369 247 125 .949 14 Charlie Fox
Grand Forks Chiefs PIT 125 3225 1407 252 106 .948 24 Al Kubski
Winnipeg Goldeyes STL 119 2996 1217 231 97 .948 27 Vern Benson
League Totals 984 25374 10416 1727 854 .954 179