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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
Rk 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 Ted Bartz 30 120 423 116 16 8 10 .274 .421 178
2 Dick Brown 21 141 507 136 20 0 24 .268 .450 228
3 Bob Cain* 31 8 7 1 .143
4 Norm Camp 28 34 64 8 0 0 0 .125 .125 8
5 Gordy Coleman* 21 155 613 194 25 8 27 .316 .515 316
6 Ray Coleman* 34 23 68 13 2 0 1 .191 .265 18 Stats for 2 teams
7 Bill Dailey 21 30 71 2 0 0 0 .028 .028 2
8 Billy Darden 30 34 19 5 1 0 0 .263 .316 6
9 Billy Joe Davidson* 23 26 46 9 2 0 0 .196 .239 11
10 Rod Graber* 26 113 417 130 16 8 5 .312 .424 177
11 Lavern Grace* 23 43 139 34 9 1 3 .245 .388 54
12 Bud Hardin 34 123 426 109 12 2 1 .256 .300 128
13 Hank Izquierdo 25 56 178 37 7 1 3 .208 .309 55
14 Steve Jankowski 23 107 309 67 11 4 8 .217 .356 110
15 Walt Kellner 27 11 6 2 0 0 0 .333 .333 2
16 Chris Kitsos# 28 137 419 108 22 4 5 .258 .365 153
17 Gene Lary 22 35 77 18 4 2 0 .234 .338 26
18 Donald McGinnis 23 13 41 7 2 0 2 .171 .366 15
19 Pete Milne* 31 38 123 27 6 1 0 .220 .285 35
20 Don Minnick 25 19 37 12 3 0 1 .324 .486 18
21 Donald Nance 23 8 5 1 .200
22 Bob Prentice 28 102 356 107 17 2 9 .301 .435 155
23 Bennet Smyth 26 38 32 7 2 0 0 .219 .281 9
24 Alfred Stringer 34 15 43 12 3 1 0 .279 .395 17
25 Carl Thomas 24 13 33 7 1 0 1 .212 .333 11
26 Jim Tolleson 26 19 42 6 0 1 0 .143 .190 8
27 Bob Van Eman* 32 15 53 16 2 0 2 .302 .453 24
28 John Waters 24 153 544 148 23 8 3 .272 .360 196
29 Robert Yanen 23 27 53 6 1 0 0 .113 .132 7
29 Players 25.9 155 5842 5136 715 1341 207 47 105 634 65 583 799 .261 .333 .381 .714 1957 107 65 58
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 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 Bob Cain* 31 0 3 .000 3.00 8 24.0 29 8 12 1.708 10.9 4.5
2 Norm Camp 28 10 14 .417 3.67 33 29 201.0 204 107 82 17 93 1.478 9.1 0.8 4.2
3 Bill Dailey 21 15 8 .652 3.18 30 29 215.0 209 89 76 11 72 1.307 8.7 0.5 3.0
4 Billy Darden 30 5 3 .625 2.88 34 1 75.0 63 31 24 3 28 1.213 7.6 0.4 3.4
5 Billy Joe Davidson* 23 6 8 .429 3.85 25 20 131.0 126 66 56 17 50 1.344 8.7 1.2 3.4
6 Walt Kellner 27 1 1 .500 8.70 11 0 30.0 56 34 29 5 12 2.267 16.8 1.5 3.6
7 Gene Lary 22 19 7 .731 3.88 30 26 204.0 215 106 88 25 90 1.495 9.5 1.1 4.0
8 Don Minnick 25 5 5 .500 4.74 11 9 76.0 75 47 40 11 32 1.408 8.9 1.3 3.8
9 Donald Nance 23 0 2 .000 6.75 8 24.0 27 18 16 1.792 10.1 6.0
10 Bennet Smyth 26 7 7 .500 3.74 38 2 106.0 102 59 44 11 48 1.415 8.7 0.9 4.1
11 Carl Thomas 24 5 4 .556 2.61 13 13 100.0 64 38 29 8 50 1.140 5.8 0.7 4.5
12 Robert Yanen 23 9 11 .450 3.83 26 22 162.0 146 81 69 19 61 1.278 8.1 1.1 3.4
12 Players 24.6 82 73 .529 3.76 155 155 84 71 12 1347.0 1316 688 563 134 564 36 689 31 5 22 1.396 8.8 0.9 3.8 4.6 1.22

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bennet Smyth 38 0.00
Billy Darden 34 0.00
Norm Camp 33 0.00
Bill Dailey 30 0.00
Gene Lary 30 0.00
Robert Yanen 26 0.00
Billy Joe Davidson 25 0.00
Carl Thomas 13 0.00
Walt Kellner 11 0.00
Don Minnick 11 0.00
Bob Cain 8 0.00
Donald Nance 8 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ted Bartz 30 R 6' 3.0" 185 Dec 1, 1925 Detroit, MI, US
Dick Brown 21 R R 6' 2.0" 176 Jan 17, 1935 Shinnston, WV, US
Bob Cain 31 L L 6' 0.0" 165 Oct 16, 1924 Longford, KS, US
Norm Camp 28 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 19, 1928 West Salem, OH, US
Gordy Coleman 21 L R 6' 3.0" 208 Jul 5, 1934 Rockville, MD, US
Ray Coleman 34 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 4, 1922 Dunsmuir, CA, US
Bill Dailey 21 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Mar 13, 1935 Arlington, VA, US
Billy Darden 30 R R 6' 4.0" 190 1926
Billy Joe Davidson 23 L L 6' 3.0" 210 May 5, 1933 Marion, NC, US
Rod Graber 26 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 20, 1930 Massillon, OH, US
Lavern Grace 23 L R 5' 11.0" 174 Sep 12, 1932 Gorham, IL, US
Bud Hardin 34 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Jun 14, 1922 Shelby, NC, US
Hank Izquierdo 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 20, 1931 Matanzas, Matanzas, CU
Steve Jankowski 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1933
Walt Kellner 27 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Apr 26, 1929 Tucson, AZ, US
Chris Kitsos 28 S R 5' 9.0" 165 Feb 11, 1928 New York, NY, US
Gene Lary 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 5, 1934 Northport, AL, US
Donald McGinnis 23 R 6' 2.0" 200 1933
Pete Milne 31 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 10, 1925 Mobile, AL, US
Don Minnick 25 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Apr 14, 1931 Lynchburg, VA, US
Donald Nance 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1933
Bob Prentice 28 R 6' 0.0" 180 1928
Bennet Smyth 26 R R 6' 3.0" 185 1930
Alfred Stringer 34 R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 6, 1922
Carl Thomas 24 R R 6' 5.0" 245 May 28, 1932 Minneapolis, MN, US
Jim Tolleson 26 R 6' 0.0" 180 1930
Bob Van Eman 32 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 19, 1923 New Castle, PA, US
John Waters 24 R R 5' 11.0" 168 1932
Robert Yanen 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1933

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