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1956 Jacksonville Braves

1956 > Class A > 1956 South Atlantic League
Overall: 87-53
Scored 682 runs, Allowed 505 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 89-51

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Ben Geraghty
Represented: Jacksonville, FL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1955 / 1957

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1William Allen#25287212500.167.23617
2Stewart Alton259242.083
3Joseph Andrews24111370922027.249.370137Stats for 2 teams
4Edward Barbarito2813650915819227.310.515262
5Ed Charles23953478610411.248.395137
6Roger Clapp23330.000
7Chuck Cottier204112100.182.2733
8Wendell Doss21691.111
9Terry Fox20510.000
10Harvey Gentry*301193991021864.256.361144Stats for 2 teams
11Jack Hannah*23351.200
12Bob Hartsfield*248323360722.258.33077
13Robert Hines*24640.000
14Donald Jaber2327425001.119.1908
15Roger McCardell235512837714.289.45358
16Joe Morgan*251324761432489.300.441210
17Gerry Nelson2218396201.154.28211
18William Padget3453364200.111.1676Stats for 2 teams
19Nat Peeples305820053525.265.38577
20Dick Phillips*2413554115613515.288.414224
21Al Pinkston*3877263771544.293.426112Stats for 2 teams
22Juan Pizarro*193211329321.257.34539
23Joe Polich269222.091
24Raymond Reed275316835323.208.30451
25William Reynolds*24187117030.239.32423
26Mike Roarke251143599912113.276.423152
27William Robertson*223512325305.203.35043
28Jim Spencer22410.000
29William Thompson*2413248513526513.278.433210Stats for 2 teams
30Wiley Williams291103867917214.205.368142Stats for 2 teams
31John Wyatt21220.000
32Adrian Zabala*3932101000.100.1001
33Clarence Zieser2627435000.116.1165
33 Players26.21405423462168211941524512160726689671.258.352.389.7411799743931
* - 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
1William Allen251510.6002.882828197.0174786310811.2947.90.53.7
2Stewart Alton2552.7144.917755.04931309301.4368.01.54.9
3Roger Clapp23003.0039.03
4Wendell Doss2113.2506
5Terry Fox2002.0006.00412.0168831.58312.02.2
6Jack Hannah2302.0003
7Robert Hines24101.0006
8Donald Jaber2385.6153.452317128.010858498581.2977.60.64.1
9Gerry Nelson2283.7272.761817114.010648358531.3958.40.64.2
10William Padget34116.6473.41538132.013758509491.4099.30.63.3Stats for 2 teams
11Juan Pizarro*19236.7931.773131274.0149745481491.0884.90.34.9
12Jim Spencer*22004
13John Wyatt21007.5026.065541.6679.06.0
14Adrian Zabala*3952.7143.2132256.05825205141.2869.30.82.2
15Clarence Zieser26118.5793.122720150.0119595212451.0937.10.72.7
15 Players26.18753.621140140505
* - 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


William Padget530.00Stats for 2 teams
Adrian Zabala320.00
Juan Pizarro310.00
William Allen280.00
Clarence Zieser270.00
Donald Jaber230.00
Gerry Nelson180.00
Stewart Alton70.00
Wendell Doss60.00
Robert Hines60.00
Terry Fox40.00
Jim Spencer40.00
Roger Clapp30.00
Jack Hannah30.00
John Wyatt20.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
William Allen25SR6' 5.0"170May 15, 1931Rochester, NY, US
Stewart Alton25RR5' 11.0"1601931
Joseph Andrews24RR6' 1.0"200Jan 9, 1932Fall River, MA, US
Edward Barbarito28R5' 8.0"1801928
Ed Charles23RR5' 10.0"170Apr 29, 1933Daytona Beach, FL, US
Roger Clapp23RR6' 0.0"185Nov 16, 1932Milo, ME, US
Chuck Cottier20RR5' 10.0"175Jan 18, 1936Delta, CO, US
Wendell Doss21RR6' 1.0"1801935
Terry Fox20RR6' 0.0"175Jul 31, 1935Chicago, IL, US
Harvey Gentry30LR6' 0.0"170May 27, 1926Winston-Salem, NC, US
Jack Hannah23LR6' 1.0"2031933
Bob Hartsfield24LR5' 9.0"180Dec 15, 1931Atlanta, GA, US
Robert Hines24LR6' 1.0"1951932
Donald Jaber23RR5' 6.0"1651933
Roger McCardell23RR6' 0.0"200Aug 29, 1932Gorsuch Mills, MD, US
Joe Morgan25LR5' 10.0"170Nov 19, 1930Walpole, MA, US
Gerry Nelson22RR6' 3.0"200Apr 1, 1934Beaumont, TX, US
William Padget34RR6' 1.0"180Dec 8, 1921Richburg, SC, US
Nat Peeples30RR6' 1.0"185Jun 29, 1926Memphis, TN, US
Dick Phillips24LR6' 0.0"180Nov 24, 1931Racine, WI, US
Al Pinkston38LR6' 5.0"225Oct 22, 1917Newbern, AL, US
Juan Pizarro19LL5' 11.0"170Feb 7, 1937Santurce, PR
Joe Polich26R6' 0.0"175Mar 20, 1930San Francisco, CA, US
Raymond Reed27RR5' 10.0"167Feb 1, 1929Chattaroy, WV, US
William Reynolds24LL5' 9.0"1801932
Mike Roarke25RR6' 2.0"195Nov 8, 1930West Warwick, RI, US
William Robertson22LR6' 2.0"2051934
Jim Spencer22RL6' 0.0"190Aug 14, 1933Batesville, AR, US
William Thompson24LL6' 5.0"190Jan 7, 1932Hooker, PA, US
Wiley Williams29R6' 1.0"200Mar 8, 1927Greenville, SC, US
John Wyatt21RR5' 11.0"200Apr 19, 1935Chicago, IL, US
Adrian Zabala39LL5' 11.0"165Aug 26, 1916San Antonio de los Banos, CU
Clarence Zieser26RR6' 2.0"200Aug 21, 1929Belle Plaine, IA, US

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