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1956 Mobile Bears

1956 > Class AA > 1956 Southern Association
Overall: 82-73
Scored 715 runs, Allowed 688 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-75

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Jo-Jo White
Represented: Mobile, AL
Ballpark: Hartwell Field (Mobile, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1955 / 1957

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Ted Bartz3012042311616810.274.421178
2Dick Brown2114150713620024.268.450228
3Bob Cain*31871.143
4Norm Camp2834648000.125.1258
5Gordy Coleman*2115561319425827.316.515316
6Ray Coleman*34236813201.191.26518Stats for 2 teams
7Bill Dailey2130712000.028.0282
8Billy Darden3034195100.263.3166
9Billy Joe Davidson*2326469200.196.23911
10Rod Graber*261134171301685.312.424177
11Lavern Grace*234313934913.245.38854
12Bud Hardin341234261091221.256.300128
13Hank Izquierdo255617837713.208.30955
14Steve Jankowski23107309671148.217.356110
15Walt Kellner271162000.333.3332
16Chris Kitsos#281374191082245.258.365153
17Gene Lary22357718420.234.33826
18Donald McGinnis2313417202.171.36615
19Pete Milne*313812327610.220.28535
20Don Minnick25193712301.324.48618
21Donald Nance23851.200
22Bob Prentice281023561071729.301.435155
23Bennet Smyth2638327200.219.2819
24Alfred Stringer34154312310.279.39517
25Carl Thomas2413337101.212.33311
26Jim Tolleson2619426010.143.1908
27Bob Van Eman*32155316202.302.45324
28John Waters241535441482383.272.360196
29Robert Yanen2327536100.113.1327
29 Players25.91555842513671513412074710563465583799.261.333.381.71419571076558
* - 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
1Bob Cain*3103.0003.00824.0298121.70810.94.5
2Norm Camp281014.4173.673329201.02041078217931.4789.10.84.2
3Bill Dailey21158.6523.183029215.0209897611721.3078.70.53.0
4Billy Darden3053.6252.8834175.06331243281.2137.60.43.4
5Billy Joe Davidson*2368.4293.852520131.0126665617501.3448.71.23.4
6Walt Kellner2711.5008.7011030.05634295122.26716.81.53.6
7Gene Lary22197.7313.883026204.02151068825901.4959.51.14.0
8Don Minnick2555.5004.7411976.075474011321.4088.91.33.8
9Donald Nance2302.0006.75824.02718161.79210.16.0
10Bennet Smyth2677.5003.74382106.0102594411481.4158.70.94.1
11Carl Thomas2454.5562.611313100.06438298501.1405.80.74.5
12Robert Yanen23911.4503.832622162.0146816919611.2788.11.13.4
12 Players24.68273.5293.761551558471121347.0131668856313456436689315221.3968.
* - 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


Bennet Smyth380.00
Billy Darden340.00
Norm Camp330.00
Bill Dailey300.00
Gene Lary300.00
Robert Yanen260.00
Billy Joe Davidson250.00
Carl Thomas130.00
Walt Kellner110.00
Don Minnick110.00
Bob Cain80.00
Donald Nance80.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Ted Bartz30R6' 3.0"185Dec 1, 1925Detroit, MI, US
Dick Brown21RR6' 2.0"176Jan 17, 1935Shinnston, WV, US
Bob Cain31LL6' 0.0"165Oct 16, 1924Longford, KS, US
Norm Camp28RR5' 11.0"185Jun 19, 1928West Salem, OH, US
Gordy Coleman21LR6' 3.0"208Jul 5, 1934Rockville, MD, US
Ray Coleman34LR5' 11.0"170Jun 4, 1922Dunsmuir, CA, US
Bill Dailey21RR6' 3.0"185Mar 13, 1935Arlington, VA, US
Billy Darden30RR6' 4.0"1901926
Billy Joe Davidson23LL6' 3.0"210May 5, 1933Marion, NC, US
Rod Graber26LL5' 11.0"175Jun 20, 1930Massillon, OH, US
Lavern Grace23LR5' 11.0"174Sep 12, 1932Gorham, IL, US
Bud Hardin34RR5' 10.0"165Jun 14, 1922Shelby, NC, US
Hank Izquierdo25RR5' 11.0"175Mar 20, 1931Matanzas, Matanzas, CU
Steve Jankowski23RR5' 11.0"1851933
Walt Kellner27RR6' 0.0"200Apr 26, 1929Tucson, AZ, US
Chris Kitsos28SR5' 9.0"165Feb 11, 1928New York, NY, US
Gene Lary22RR6' 1.0"175Jan 5, 1934Northport, AL, US
Donald McGinnis23R6' 2.0"2001933
Pete Milne31LR6' 1.0"180Apr 10, 1925Mobile, AL, US
Don Minnick25RR6' 3.0"195Apr 14, 1931Lynchburg, VA, US
Donald Nance23RR6' 2.0"1951933
Bob Prentice28R6' 0.0"1801928
Bennet Smyth26RR6' 3.0"1851930
Alfred Stringer34R6' 0.0"175Jun 6, 1922
Carl Thomas24RR6' 5.0"245May 28, 1932Minneapolis, MN, US
Jim Tolleson26R6' 0.0"1801930
Bob Van Eman32LL6' 1.0"180Oct 19, 1923New Castle, PA, US
John Waters24RR5' 11.0"1681932
Robert Yanen23RR6' 0.0"1751933

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