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1956 Omaha Cardinals

1956 > Class AAA > 1956 American Association
Overall: 82-71
Scored 751 runs, Allowed 669 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-68

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Johnny Keane
Represented: Omaha, NE
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium (Omaha, NE)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1955 / 1957

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Tom Alston*3012248941888128254218045861.306.394.536.9302249625
2Luis Arroyo*29590000.000.0000
3Toby Atwell*322881643911020157.141.304.188.491124020
4Frank Barnes2930635681310030014. for 2 teams
5Asdrubal Baro295615513120406111411818.305.390.389.779513213
6Vern Benson*31142.500
7Nelson Burbrink34111370309427913044835630.256.370.337.70610412122
8Tom Cheney213163525102002029.
9Bob Clear28310000.000.0000
10Ray Coleman*34481121041326401110510.250.291.317.608334120
11Jim Command*274514913213424131901311.318.372.432.803574013
12Sherwin Dixon?25123431673106027.226.294.387.681122100
13Ed Donnelly*25212522240000013.
14Dick Getter27102927240013025.
15Ross Grimsley*34223227030002045.
16Chuck Harmon32582572425087176104941231.360.385.603.9891461003
17Stan Jok306927623238679183243836.289.391.440.8301029222
18Gordon Jones2628715961000050413.
19Marty Kutyna23271919241000005.
20Wally Lammers291184443874710117334734542.261.336.344.6801337246
21Don Lassetter232469604101009077.
22Ed Mayer*241833301420110012.133.133.300.43391030
23James McArdle261161283720030325.250.650.321.97191010
24Herb Moford274046424300000112.
25Mo Mozzali*331325004346313117355845437.302.373.389.76216911048
26Billy Muffett25771.143
27Jim Pearce313462542400000429.
28Charlie Peete*2711649241784146286166336858.350.444.5611.00523410331
29Eddie Phillips#2523746141411180711.230.356.328.684200510
30Danny Schell2813959149190143173229018155.291.390.473.86223222469
31Dick Schofield#2110844439660117188115704356.295.365.465.8301844203
32Barney Schultz29463530250205026.167.219.300.51992030
33Wally Shannon*231194414055212115435303044.299.346.378.7231536042
34Glen Stabelfeld25466457410400100422.
35Bob Stephenson27118444416569912533182661.238.284.313.5971308110Stats for 2 teams
36Benny Valenzuela231659509111118095.220.339.340.679171000
37Mel Wright281566130001000.500.500.5001.00030000
37 Players28.11535845509175114042155211569231603700.276.353.406.759206813329725050
* - 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
1Luis Arroyo*29101.0005
2Frank Barnes29135.7223.392522104154.0144635816714964121.3968. for 2 teams
3Tom Cheney21105.6672.932922103169.01506555186411222001.2668.
4Bob Clear28003
5Ed Donnelly*2531.7505.581363150.06335314181192001.62011.
6Michael Gaston*2411.5004
7Ross Grimsley*3434.4295.0820113085.09852488242483001.43510.
8Gordon Jones26138.6192.88272192172.01837055143231024021.2509.
9Marty Kutyna2342.6674.122652072.06338338321551011.3197.
10Ed Mayer*2465.5452.8018124190.09538283250502131.3339.
11Herb Moford27129.5714.23391642134.0123746313373858071.1948.
12Billy Muffett25005
13Jim Pearce31913.4093.78342981176.01759074146121172121.3418.
14Barney Schultz29912.4294.19451022118.0110675518416954041.2808.
15Glen Stabelfeld2588.5004.2437920121.0116685710373802141.2648.
16Mel Wright28003.381500024.02899171101001.45810.
16 Players27.08271.5363.8715315310350141311.0129666956412443023850333231.3178.
* - 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


Nelson Burbrink10558756118.9836.1214
Jim Command431951350.9774.845
Toby Atwell22101920.9825.005


Tom Alston103802661067.9898.43
Mo Mozzali6048034240.9968.57


Wally Shannon801492071039.9734.45
Wally Lammers791652131133.9724.78


Stan Jok67671301111.9472.94
Wally Shannon29163130.9401.62
Wally Lammers27185356.9342.63
Tom Alston19113544.9202.42
Benny Valenzuela13162221.9502.92


Bob Stephenson1061712262453.9433.75Stats for 2 teams
Dick Schofield1021612272545.9393.80


Danny Schell13726314104.9652.02
Charlie Peete112275770.9762.52
Mo Mozzali6687610.9891.41
Chuck Harmon57148561.9622.68
Asdrubal Baro4147310.9801.22
Ray Coleman31401001.0001.32
Don Lassetter20320001.0001.60
Eddie Phillips17260001.0001.53


Barney Schultz45131720.9380.67
Herb Moford3952511.9680.77
Glen Stabelfeld3791621.9260.68
Jim Pearce3472220.9350.85
Tom Cheney2972713.9711.17
Gordon Jones27173412.9811.89
Marty Kutyna2651611.9550.81
Frank Barnes2551210.9440.68Stats for 2 teams
Ross Grimsley2061110.9440.85
Ed Mayer1852132.8971.44
Mel Wright1534011.0000.47
Ed Donnelly13112011.0001.00
Luis Arroyo50.00
Billy Muffett50.00
Michael Gaston40.00
Bob Clear30.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Tom Alston30LR6' 5.0"210Jan 31, 1926Greensboro, NC, US
Luis Arroyo29LL5' 8.0"178Feb 18, 1927Penuelas, PR
Toby Atwell32LR5' 9.0"185Mar 8, 1924Leesburg, VA, US
Frank Barnes29RR6' 0.0"170Aug 26, 1926Longwood, MS, US
Asdrubal Baro29RR5' 10.0"172Nov 21, 1926Mayari, Holguin, CU
Vern Benson31LR5' 10.0"160Sep 19, 1924Granite Quarry, NC, US
Nelson Burbrink34RR5' 10.0"195Dec 28, 1921Cincinnati, OH, US
Tom Cheney21RR5' 11.0"170Oct 14, 1934Morgan, GA, US
Bob Clear28RR5' 9.0"170Dec 14, 1927Denver, CO, US
Ray Coleman34LR5' 11.0"170Jun 4, 1922Dunsmuir, CA, US
Jim Command27LR6' 2.0"200Oct 15, 1928Grand Rapids, MI, US
Sherwin Dixon25R6' 0.0"170Nov 4, 1930Lynchburg, VA, US
Ed Donnelly25LL6' 1.0"180Aug 5, 1930Philadelphia, PA, US
Michael Gaston24LL5' 10.0"1651932
Dick Getter27RR6' 2.0"195Oct 28, 1928
Ross Grimsley34LL6' 0.0"175Jun 4, 1922Americus, KS, US
Chuck Harmon32RR6' 2.0"175Apr 23, 1924Washington, IN, US
Stan Jok30RR6' 0.0"190May 3, 1926Buffalo, NY, US
Gordon Jones26RR6' 0.0"185Apr 2, 1930Portland, OR, US
Marty Kutyna23RR6' 0.0"190Nov 14, 1932Philadelphia, PA, US
Wally Lammers29RR5' 11.0"180Oct 31, 1926Buckley, IL, US
Don Lassetter23RR6' 3.0"200Mar 27, 1933Newnan, GA, US
Ed Mayer24LL6' 2.0"185Nov 30, 1931San Francisco, CA, US
James McArdle26R5' 11.0"1951930
Herb Moford27RR6' 1.0"175Aug 6, 1928Brooksville, KY, US
Mo Mozzali33LL5' 10.0"158Dec 12, 1922Louisville, KY, US
Billy Muffett25RR6' 1.0"198Sep 21, 1930Hammond, IN, US
Jim Pearce31RR6' 6.0"180Jun 9, 1925Zebulon, NC, US
Charlie Peete27LR5' 9.0"190Feb 22, 1929Franklin, VA, US
Eddie Phillips25SR6' 1.0"180Jul 8, 1930St. Louis, MO, US
Danny Schell28RR6' 1.0"195Dec 26, 1927Fostoria, MI, US
Dick Schofield21SR5' 9.0"163Jan 7, 1935Springfield, IL, US
Barney Schultz29RR6' 2.0"200Aug 15, 1926Beverly, NJ, US
Wally Shannon23LR6' 0.0"178Jan 23, 1933Cleveland, OH, US
Glen Stabelfeld25RR5' 11.0"195Sep 9, 1930
Bob Stephenson27RR6' 0.0"165Aug 11, 1928Blair, OK, US
Benny Valenzuela23RR5' 10.0"175Jun 2, 1933Los Mochis, Sinaloa, MX
Mel Wright28RR6' 3.0"210May 11, 1928Manila, AR, US

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