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1956 Florida State League

1956 > Class D > League History
Overall: 553 games, 8 teams, approx. 138 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
Cocoa Indians NYG 90 50 .643 --
Gainesville G-Men STL 81 56 .591 7.5
West Palm Beach Sun Chiefs CIN 81 58 .583 8.5
Daytona Beach Islanders CLE 72 65 .526 16.5
Palatka Tigers DET 59 80 .424 30.5
St. Petersburg Saints NYY 59 81 .421 31
Leesburg Braves MLN 58 82 .414 32
Orlando Seratomas 55 83 .399 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
Cocoa Indians NYG 20.2 5.86 138 5390 4565 809 1199 163 52 102 700 167 717 1014 .263 .360 .388 .748 1772 63 45 35
Gainesville G-Men STL 22.1 5.24 137 5252 4423 718 1079 158 47 43 589 138 698 857 .244 .344 .330 .674 1460 86 45 31
Daytona Beach Islanders CLE 20.9 5.13 136 5219 4488 697 1156 148 50 39 589 66 616 961 .258 .344 .339 .683 1521 72 43 18
West Palm Beach Sun Chiefs CIN 21.5 4.43 139 5142 4333 616 1038 153 58 34 515 139 673 853 .240 .339 .325 .664 1409 90 46 44
Palatka Tigers DET 21.2 4.33 139 5243 4471 602 1044 142 26 34 497 86 666 845 .234 .331 .300 .630 1340 70 36 25
St. Petersburg Saints NYY 21.8 4.33 140 5331 4595 606 1106 152 54 34 526 90 620 992 .241 .328 .319 .647 1468 67 49 33
Orlando Seratomas 22.9 4.11 138 5182 4395 567 977 117 31 25 477 58 688 872 .222 .326 .280 .606 1231 72 27 26
Leesburg Braves MLN 21.4 3.91 139 5156 4491 544 1031 136 26 41 464 97 569 947 .230 .314 .299 .613 1342 63 33 29
League Totals 21.5 4.66 1106 41915 35761 5159 8630 1169 344 352 4357 841 5247 7341 .241 .336 .323 .659 11543 583 324 241

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
Gainesville G-Men STL 20.8 4.04 81 56 .591 2.97 137 137 63 74 6 1178.0 1028 553 389 48 582 37 898 41 3 48 5130 1.367 7.9 0.4 4.4 6.9 1.54
Cocoa Indians NYG 20.0 4.38 90 50 .643 3.26 138 138 67 71 12 1197.0 1006 605 434 48 778 34 852 76 7 58 5370 1.490 7.6 0.4 5.8 6.4 1.10
West Palm Beach Sun Chiefs CIN 19.3 4.53 81 58 .583 3.74 139 139 88 51 11 1184.0 1015 629 492 31 784 25 1036 56 5 90 5321 1.519 7.7 0.2 6.0 7.9 1.32
Orlando Seratomas 21.5 4.57 55 83 .399 3.48 138 138 39 99 7 1180.0 1126 631 456 47 497 28 808 39 7 38 5212 1.375 8.6 0.4 3.8 6.2 1.63
Leesburg Braves MLN 20.1 4.69 58 82 .414 3.76 139 139 90 49 8 1198.0 1073 652 501 43 771 29 1077 33 6 66 5404 1.539 8.1 0.3 5.8 8.1 1.40
Daytona Beach Islanders CLE 19.1 4.74 72 65 .526 3.55 136 136 45 91 13 1160.0 1099 645 457 33 539 34 917 36 4 47 5191 1.412 8.5 0.3 4.2 7.1 1.70
Palatka Tigers DET 19.1 4.96 59 80 .424 3.98 139 139 61 78 8 1172.0 1068 690 518 72 623 17 908 49 6 68 5218 1.443 8.2 0.6 4.8 7.0 1.46
St. Petersburg Saints NYY 19.9 5.39 59 81 .421 4.24 140 140 84 56 4 1196.0 1215 754 564 30 673 37 845 43 6 63 5463 1.579 9.1 0.2 5.1 6.4 1.26
League Totals 20.0 4.66 555 555 .500 3.62 1106 1106 537 569 69 9465.0 8630 5159 3811 352 5247 241 7341 373 44 478 42309 1.466 8.2 0.3 5.0 7.0 1.40

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
West Palm Beach Sun Chiefs CIN 139 3553 1376 239 114 .954 27 Walt Novick
Cocoa Indians NYG 138 3590 1498 268 133 .950 35 Buddy Kerr
Leesburg Braves MLN 139 3595 1327 266 114 .949 24 Tommy Giordano
Daytona Beach Islanders CLE 136 3481 1364 293 88 .943 40 Hank Majeski
St. Petersburg Saints NYY 140 3587 1534 315 119 .942 17 Ken Silvestri
Orlando Seratomas 138 3539 1446 311 100 .941 21 Taffy Wright and Gee Walker
Gainesville G-Men STL 137 3533 1374 307 129 .941 22 Ray Wilson
Palatka Tigers DET 139 3515 1372 311 106 .940 21 Ralph Hodgin
League Totals 1106 28393 11291 2310 903 .945 207