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1956 Cincinnati Redlegs

1956 > Class Major League > 1956 National League
Overall: 91-63
Scored 775 runs, Allowed 658 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-66

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Birdie Tebbetts
Represented: Cincinnati, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1955 / 1957

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Tom Acker2629221931000100312.053.182.053.234110000
2Ed Bailey*2511844638359115822875205250.300.385.551.936211734411
3Bobby Balcena307222000000001.000.000.000.000000000
4Matt Batts343320000000011.000.333.000.333000000
5Gus Bell*27150666603821763142984625066.292.347.501.848302103734
6Joe Black323410100000000007.000.000.000.000010000
7Rocky Bridges287123199400011243.211.348.211.558400000
8Smoky Burgess*299025822928631001239012618.275.346.476.82210950124
9George Crowe*35771571442236211023001128.250.312.486.7987012001
10Jim Dyck341815115100000035.091.286.091.377110100
11Bruce Edwards327550100000002.200.200.200.400100000
12Curt Flood185110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
13Art Fowler3345604817100500511.146.236.167.403811510
14Hersh Freeman276421180110020034.056.190.111.302200000
15Don Gross*251921191200010025.105.190.105.296200000
16Ray Jablonski29130458407421042511566243757.256.324.432.756176147166
17Larry Jansen35812111000000017.000.083.000.083010000
18Hal Jeffcoat3149605458200501320.148.193.185.3781010300
19Johnny Klippstein2837827147000300319.099.135.099.234710800
20Ted Kluszewski*311385745179115614135102104931.302.362.536.8982771130522
21Brooks Lawrence31498170411210400228.157.187.214.4011521620
22Roy McMillan2615057447951126167362437654.263.366.344.710165145869
23Joe Nuxhall*27446859611212700415.186.234.356.5902110410
24Stan Palys26406053512002500613.226.300.340.6401800010
25Wally Post261435865399413425336836037124.249.301.506.807273104422
26Frank Robinson201526685721221662763883846495.290.379.558.9363191420847
27Pat Scantlebury*388430000000002.000.000.000.000000100
28Art Schult285873300020011.429.500.429.929300000
29Johnny Temple28154712632881801832411445840.285.344.332.6762101211740
30Bob Thurman*3980150139254152822001014.295.340.532.8727430012
30 Players27.6155600352917751406201322217344522528760.266.336.441.777233411251904369
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Tom Acker2643.5712.37297311183.26023227291542003381.0646.50.83.15.81.86
2Joe Black3232.6004.523201100261.261313111253270002641.3958.91.63.63.91.08
3Art Fowler331111.5004.0545239801177.2191928015353860027381.2729.70.81.84.42.46
4Hersh Freeman27145.7373.40640470018108.2112444123411501134581.3449.30.22.84.11.47
5Don Gross*25301.0001.95197420069.16925154202471012951.2849.00.52.66.12.35
6Larry Jansen3523.4005.1987120134.2392020591161001511.38510.11.32.34.21.78
7Hal Jeffcoat3182.8003.8438167202171.0189797312554555077441.4279.90.62.92.91.00
8Bill Kennedy*350018.001010002.06441000000113.00027.04.50.00.0
9Johnny Klippstein281211.5224.09372931101211.0219103962682138610109161.4279.31.13.53.71.05
10Brooks Lawrence311910.6553.994930121110218.22101099726714962009131.2858.61.12.94.01.35
11Joe Nuxhall*271311.5423.72443261023200.21969683188761206038651.4108.80.83.95.41.38
12Pat Scantlebury*3801.0006.6362000019.024141455010002871.52611.42.42.44.72.00
13Frank Smith280012.002000003.03442201000131.6679.06.06.03.00.50
13 Players29.49163.5913.85155155108474291389.01406658594141458486532821859071.3429.10.93.04.21.43
* - 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

C

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Ed Bailey10651152910.9845.314302545%
Smoky Burgess5525718021.0005.00420726%
Bruce Edwards20010.0000.00000

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Ted Kluszewski13111668913110.9909.58
George Crowe3222525315.9887.81
Jim Dyck140001.0004.00

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Johnny Temple1543894321689.9815.33
Rocky Bridges874001.0001.38
Bruce Edwards101001.0001.00
Ray Jablonski100000.00

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Ray Jablonski127117172911.9702.28
Rocky Bridges51151311.9660.55
Jim Dyck101001.0001.00
Bruce Edwards100000.00

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Roy McMillan15031951121105.9755.53
Rocky Bridges737001.0001.43

LF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Frank Robinson1430.00
Bob Thurman90.00
Stan Palys70.00
Bobby Balcena20.00
Rocky Bridges10.00
Art Schult10.00

CF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Gus Bell1490.00
Frank Robinson100.00

RF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Wally Post1360.00
Bob Thurman200.00
Stan Palys40.00
Johnny Temple10.00

OF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Frank Robinson152323581.9762.16
Gus Bell1493301254.9862.30
Wally Post13629216101.9692.26
Bob Thurman2939221.9531.41
Stan Palys1013010.9291.30
Bobby Balcena210001.0000.50
Rocky Bridges100000.00
Art Schult100000.00
Johnny Temple100000.00

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Hersh Freeman64815021.0000.36
Brooks Lawrence49135325.9711.35
Art Fowler45123510.9791.04
Joe Nuxhall4463123.9490.84
Hal Jeffcoat38214224.9691.66
Johnny Klippstein37104213.9811.41
Joe Black325712.9230.38
Tom Acker29915001.0000.83
Don Gross19613031.0001.00
Larry Jansen834001.0000.88
Pat Scantlebury613001.0000.67
Frank Smith200000.00
Bill Kennedy100000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Tom Acker26RR6' 4.0"215Mar 7, 1930Paterson, NJ, US1956-04-201956-09-29
Ed Bailey25LR6' 2.0"205Apr 15, 1931Strawberry Plains, TN, US1956-04-191956-09-29
Bobby Balcena30RL5' 7.0"160Aug 1, 1925San Pedro, CA, US1956-09-161956-09-29
Matt Batts34RR5' 11.0"200Oct 16, 1921San Antonio, TX, US1956-04-221956-05-08
Gus Bell27LR6' 1.0"190Nov 15, 1928Louisville, KY, US1956-04-171956-09-30
Joe Black32RR6' 2.0"220Feb 8, 1924Plainfield, NJ, US1956-04-191956-09-18
Rocky Bridges28RR5' 8.0"170Aug 7, 1927Refugio, TX, US1956-04-191956-09-30
Smoky Burgess29LR5' 8.0"185Feb 6, 1927Caroleen, NC, US1956-04-171956-09-30
George Crowe35LL6' 2.0"210Mar 22, 1921Whiteland, IN, US1956-04-171956-09-30
Jim Dyck34RR6' 2.0"200Feb 3, 1922Omaha, NE, US1956-05-131956-07-22
Bruce Edwards32RR5' 8.0"180Jul 15, 1923Quincy, IL, US1956-07-231956-09-13
Curt Flood18RR5' 9.0"165Jan 18, 1938Houston, TX, US1956-09-091956-09-22
Art Fowler33RR5' 11.0"180Jul 3, 1922Converse, SC, US1956-04-201956-09-29
Joe Frazier33LR6' 0.0"180Oct 6, 1922Liberty, NC, US1956-05-191956-06-16
Hersh Freeman27RR6' 3.0"220Jul 1, 1928Gadsden, AL, US1956-04-191956-09-30
Alex Grammas30RR6' 0.0"175Apr 3, 1926Birmingham, AL, US1956-05-201956-09-30
Don Gross25LL5' 11.0"186Jun 30, 1931Weidman, MI, US1956-04-241956-09-23
Chuck Harmon32RR6' 2.0"175Apr 23, 1924Washington, IN, US1956-04-171956-05-13
Ray Jablonski29RR5' 10.0"175Dec 17, 1926Chicago, IL, US1956-04-171956-09-29
Larry Jansen35RR6' 2.0"190Jul 16, 1920Verboort, OR, US1956-08-101956-09-25
Hal Jeffcoat31RR5' 10.0"185Sep 6, 1924West Columbia, SC, US1956-04-201956-09-30
Bill Kennedy35LL6' 2.0"195Mar 14, 1921Carnesville, GA, US1956-04-201956-04-20
Johnny Klippstein28RR6' 1.0"173Oct 17, 1927Washington, DC, US1956-04-211956-09-29
Ted Kluszewski31LL6' 2.0"225Sep 10, 1924Argo, IL, US1956-04-171956-09-29
Paul LaPalme32LL5' 10.0"175Dec 14, 1923Springfield, MA, US1956-05-051956-06-17
Brooks Lawrence31RR6' 0.0"205Jan 30, 1925Springfield, OH, US1956-04-191956-09-25
Roy McMillan26RR5' 11.0"170Jul 17, 1929Bonham, TX, US1956-04-171956-09-30
Russ Meyer32SR6' 1.0"175Oct 25, 1923Peru, IL, US1956-09-121956-09-12
Joe Nuxhall27LL6' 3.0"195Jul 30, 1928Hamilton, OH, US1956-04-171956-09-29
John Oldham23RL6' 3.0"198Nov 6, 1932Salinas, CA, US1956-09-021956-09-02
Stan Palys26RR6' 2.0"190May 1, 1930Blakely, PA, US1956-04-191956-09-25
Wally Post26RR6' 1.0"190Jul 9, 1929St. Wendelin, OH, US1956-04-171956-09-30
Frank Robinson20RR6' 1.0"183Aug 31, 1935Beaumont, TX, US1956-04-171956-09-30
Pat Scantlebury38LL6' 1.0"180Nov 11, 1917Gatun, Canal Zone, PA1956-04-191956-08-03
Art Schult28RR6' 3.0"210Jun 20, 1928Brooklyn, NY, US1956-09-171956-09-29
Al Silvera20RR6' 0.0"180Aug 26, 1935San Diego, CA, US1956-05-081956-05-08
Frank Smith28RR6' 3.0"195Apr 4, 1928Pierrepont Manor, NY, US1956-05-081956-05-13
Johnny Temple28RR5' 11.0"175Aug 8, 1927Lexington, NC, US1956-04-171956-09-30
Bob Thurman39LL6' 1.0"205May 14, 1917Kellyville, OK, US1956-04-201956-09-30

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