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1956 Lake Charles Giants

1956 > Class C > 1956 Evangeline League
Overall: 62-62
Scored 572 runs, Allowed 563 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 63-61

Affiliation: New York Giants-NL
Manager: Mike McCormick
Represented: Lake Charles, LA
Ballpark: Legion Field (Lake Charles, LA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1955 / 1957

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Thomas Adams 21 28 93 17 2 0 0 .183 .204 19
2 Felipe Alou 21 5 9 2 0 0 0 .222 .222 2
3 George Bielik 23 24 59 10 1 0 0 .169 .186 11
4 Donald Cassidy 21 45 98 19 2 1 1 .194 .265 26
5 Ralph Crosby 21 7 19 3 .158
6 Artie Dillon 20 121 407 115 18 11 13 .283 .477 194
7 John Elias 22 90 332 85 15 3 7 .256 .383 127
8 Vinton Gwinn 21 14 53 20 2 0 3 .377 .585 31
9 Sid Harvey 20 118 417 118 22 2 7 .283 .396 165
10 Craig Hoyal* 21 33 14 2 0 0 0 .143 .143 2
11 Eugene Johnson 18 120 432 101 18 2 20 .234 .424 183
12 Edward Kopacz 22 108 384 93 23 6 13 .242 .435 167
13 Richard LaFaive* 21 121 462 124 30 5 7 .268 .400 185
14 George Lastres 20 23 46 7 1 0 0 .152 .174 8
15 Ronald Laumann* 21 31 16 2 0 0 0 .125 .125 2
16 Arthur Lettieri 21 42 194 46 3 4 2 .237 .325 63
17 Joseph Madaris 19 3 4 1 .250
18 Arturo Martinez 22 108 354 87 10 3 1 .246 .299 106
19 Charles Mayer* 20 90 302 71 12 3 1 .235 .305 92
20 Donald Norton 22 29 48 4 2 0 0 .083 .125 6
21 William Pazienza 20 7 10 2 .200
22 Leo Quatro 24 31 73 17 1 1 1 .233 .315 23
23 Edward Russell* 21 22 76 17 4 0 2 .224 .355 27
24 Chuck Weatherspoon 25 2 3 1 .333
25 Billy Wilson* 21 15 6 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 1
26 Andrew Yetsko 20 37 99 27 5 0 2 .273 .384 38
26 Players 20.7 117 4465 3992 572 992 170 41 91 482 108 372 605 .248 .311 .380 .691 1517 74 27
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age 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
1 George Bielik 23 6 11 .353 3.40 24 21 159.0 152 82 60 14 81 1.465 8.6 0.8 4.6
2 Stanley Denny* 21 0 1 .000 3
3 Craig Hoyal 21 9 2 .818 2.70 33 1 60.0 62 31 18 4 14 1.267 9.3 0.6 2.1
4 George Lastres 20 7 8 .467 4.40 22 17 133.0 132 82 65 6 79 1.586 8.9 0.4 5.3
5 Ronald Laumann* 21 4 3 .571 3.94 30 3 64.0 57 35 28 3 35 1.438 8.0 0.4 4.9
6 Joseph Madaris 19 0 0 3
7 Donald Norton 22 7 12 .368 4.19 29 24 172.0 172 97 80 2 72 1.419 9.0 0.1 3.8
8 Leo Quatro* 24 14 9 .609 3.81 29 26 201.0 187 108 85 21 83 1.343 8.4 0.9 3.7
9 Billy Wilson* 21 0 2 .000 15
10 Andrew Yetsko 20 14 8 .636 2.77 30 27 231.0 185 97 71 12 122 1.329 7.2 0.5 4.8
10 Players 21.6 62 62 .500 117 117 563
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Craig Hoyal 33 0.00
Ronald Laumann 30 0.00
Andrew Yetsko 30 0.00
Donald Norton 29 0.00
Leo Quatro 29 0.00
George Bielik 24 0.00
George Lastres 22 0.00
Billy Wilson 15 0.00
Stanley Denny 3 0.00
Joseph Madaris 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Thomas Adams 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1935
Felipe Alou 21 R R 6' 0.0" 195 May 12, 1935 Bajos de Haina, San Cristobal, DO
George Bielik 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jul 17, 1932
Donald Cassidy 21 R 6' 0.0" 185 1935
Ralph Crosby 21 R 5' 11.0" 163 1935
Stanley Denny 21 L L 6' 1.0" 190 1935
Artie Dillon 20 R 6' 1.0" 190 1936
John Elias 22 R 5' 11.0" 170 1934
Vinton Gwinn 21 R 6' 0.0" 200 1935
Sid Harvey 20 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 5, 1935 Oakland, CA, US
Craig Hoyal 21 L R 6' 2.0" 170 1935
Eugene Johnson 18 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 24, 1937 Hartford, CT, US
Edward Kopacz 22 R R 6' 4.0" 200 1934
Richard LaFaive 21 L 6' 2.0" 178 1935
George Lastres 20 R R 6' 1.0" 168 1936
Ronald Laumann 21 L L 6' 0.0" 179 Aug 3, 1934 Baltimore, MD, US
Arthur Lettieri 21 R R 6' 1.0" 187 1935
Joseph Madaris 19 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1937
Arturo Martinez 22 R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 23, 1933 La Madera, NM, US
Charles Mayer 20 L 5' 11.0" 170 1936
Donald Norton 22 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1934
William Pazienza 20 R 6' 0.0" 185 1936
Leo Quatro 24 R L 6' 1.0" 185 1932
Edward Russell 21 L L 6' 1.0" 185 1935
Chuck Weatherspoon 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 1, 1931 Pineland, TX, US
Billy Wilson 21 L L 6' 0.0" 155 1935
Andrew Yetsko 20 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1936

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