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1956 Minneapolis Millers

1956 > Class AAA > 1956 American Association
Overall: 78-75
Scored 727 runs, Allowed 734 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-77

Affiliation: New York Giants-NL
Manager: Eddie Stanky
Represented: Minneapolis, MN
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium (Bloomington, MN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1955 / 1957

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name 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 Joey Amalfitano 22 44 146 121 23 31 4 1 0 8 3 25 16 .256 .384 .306 .689 37 2 0 0 0
2 Lee Anthony 37 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
3 Curt Barclay 24 44 75 70 9 14 1 0 5 11 0 2 29 .200 .222 .429 .651 30 0 0 3 0
4 Frank Barnes 29 30 63 56 8 13 1 0 0 3 0 0 14 .232 .232 .250 .482 14 6 0 7 0 Stats for 2 teams
5 Don Bollweg* 35 125 506 431 66 107 13 5 19 73 4 65 69 .248 .347 .434 .780 187 12 2 4 4 Stats for 2 teams
6 Roger Bowman 28 10 14 10 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 4 .100 .182 .200 .382 2 0 0 3 0
7 Joe Bracchitta* 29 83 302 245 36 64 9 2 0 14 2 54 50 .261 .395 .314 .710 77 3 1 1 1 Stats for 2 teams
8 Bill Bradford 34 51 18 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .000 .063 .000 .063 0 0 0 2 0
9 Eddie Bressoud 24 86 327 294 30 79 18 0 3 36 0 29 51 .269 .330 .361 .691 106 6 0 0 4
10 Pete Burnside 25 22 42 35 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 4 15 .057 .154 .114 .268 4 0 0 3 0
11 Gil Coan* 34 134 550 489 90 140 22 9 12 54 13 47 50 .286 .356 .442 .798 216 1 8 2 4
12 Jim Constable# 23 37 65 61 2 8 1 0 0 3 0 0 23 .131 .131 .148 .279 9 0 0 4 0
13 Al Corwin 29 38 37 32 4 5 0 0 0 2 0 1 5 .156 .182 .156 .338 5 0 0 4 0
14 Dave Garcia 35 5 3 1 .333
15 Don Grate 32 124 364 335 53 106 14 5 4 36 7 23 51 .316 .360 .424 .784 142 8 1 3 2 Stats for 2 teams
16 Gail Harris* 24 133 538 477 76 129 29 4 24 82 3 44 64 .270 .345 .499 .843 238 7 12 1 4
17 Mel Held 27 21 30 30 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 9 .100 .100 .100 .200 3 2 0 0 0
18 Jake Jenkins 27 116 413 367 31 102 13 4 5 50 3 36 37 .278 .339 .376 .715 138 6 1 3 6
19 Willie Kirkland* 22 154 648 574 114 168 35 12 37 10 15 57 112 .293 .360 .589 .948 338 7 8 0 9
20 Alex Konikowski 28 29 28 23 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 9 .130 .160 .174 .334 4 1 0 3 1
21 Bob Lennon* 27 78 232 203 27 54 6 3 7 27 0 23 39 .266 .336 .429 .765 87 7 1 0 5
22 Joe Margoneri* 26 7 10 2 .200
23 Floyd Melliere 31 45 14 13 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 7 .077 .143 .308 .451 4 0 1 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
24 Ramon Monzant 23 4 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
25 Phil Paine 26 58 29 26 4 6 1 0 0 2 0 2 13 .231 .286 .269 .555 7 0 0 1 0
26 William Pruett* 21 2 2 1 .500
27 Vern Rapp 28 85 221 205 28 62 8 2 11 32 1 15 15 .302 .353 .522 .875 107 7 1 0 0
28 Dennis Reeder* 30 16 9 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .125 .222 .125 .347 1 0 0 0 0
29 Neil Roberts 22 2 1 1 1.000
30 Freddy Rodriguez 32 12 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0
31 Bob Stephenson 27 118 444 416 56 99 12 5 3 31 8 26 61 .238 .284 .313 .597 130 8 1 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
32 Dick Strahs* 32 16 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .286 .000 .286 0 1 0 0 0
33 Lee Tate 24 100 283 243 35 62 9 2 3 25 1 34 37 .255 .350 .346 .696 84 3 2 3 1
34 Bill Taylor* 26 121 364 334 45 103 13 5 19 69 1 27 50 .308 .357 .548 .905 183 5 0 0 3
35 Wayne Terwilliger 31 90 344 290 39 71 14 3 2 27 10 48 44 .245 .357 .334 .691 97 2 3 2 1
36 Valmy Thomas 30 3 5 2 .400
37 Ozzie Virgil 24 152 573 525 66 139 28 4 10 67 16 36 57 .265 .312 .390 .702 205 13 2 5 5
38 Bill Wells 27 19 38 32 3 4 2 0 0 3 1 6 7 .125 .263 .188 .451 6 3 0 0 0
39 Bill White* 22 20 90 72 18 21 5 1 3 14 6 17 13 .292 .422 .514 .936 37 1 0 0 1
39 Players 27.3 154 5635 5004 727 1334 227 55 142 675 83 497 803 .267 .335 .419 .754 2097 86 40 48 46 34
* - 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
Rk Name 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 Lee Anthony 37 0 0 6.65 16 0 0 0 23.0 37 23 17 3 11 0 17 1 0 1 2.087 14.5 1.2 4.3 6.7 1.55 Stats for 2 teams
2 Curt Barclay 24 15 11 .577 4.11 37 28 7 2 195.0 209 108 89 18 48 11 91 5 0 6 1.318 9.6 0.8 2.2 4.2 1.90
3 Frank Barnes 29 13 5 .722 3.39 25 22 10 4 154.0 144 63 58 16 71 4 96 4 1 2 1.396 8.4 0.9 4.1 5.6 1.35 Stats for 2 teams
4 Roger Bowman* 28 2 2 .500 3.07 10 4 2 1 41.0 41 16 14 1 12 1 21 0 0 2 1.293 9.0 0.2 2.6 4.6 1.75
5 Bill Bradford 34 5 7 .417 5.17 51 2 1 1 94.0 111 65 54 11 39 8 41 7 0 2 1.596 10.6 1.1 3.7 3.9 1.05
6 Pete Burnside* 25 5 9 .357 4.62 22 19 4 0 113.0 127 68 58 15 50 4 71 3 1 3 1.566 10.1 1.2 4.0 5.7 1.42
7 Jim Constable* 23 10 10 .500 3.66 37 26 2 1 167.0 174 85 68 8 74 9 114 5 0 6 1.485 9.4 0.4 4.0 6.1 1.54
8 Al Corwin 29 6 8 .429 4.50 26 17 5 1 120.0 115 66 60 11 51 9 51 3 0 4 1.383 8.6 0.8 3.8 3.8 1.00
9 Mel Held 27 6 3 .667 5.52 21 14 3 1 88.0 97 60 54 10 28 2 40 0 0 1 1.420 9.9 1.0 2.9 4.1 1.43
10 Alex Konikowski 28 4 5 .444 4.60 29 7 0 0 86.0 95 49 44 11 22 4 41 0 0 4 1.360 9.9 1.2 2.3 4.3 1.86
11 Joe Margoneri* 26 3 3 .500 7
12 Floyd Melliere 31 5 3 .625 4.86 45 1 1 0 74.0 90 49 40 9 26 4 26 1 0 2 1.568 10.9 1.1 3.2 3.2 1.00 Stats for 2 teams
13 Ramon Monzant 23 0 1 .000 3
14 Phil Paine 26 8 6 .571 3.49 58 5 1 1 116.0 114 53 45 16 56 11 74 1 2 7 1.466 8.8 1.2 4.3 5.7 1.32
15 William Pruett 21 0 0 2
16 Dennis Reeder* 30 0 0 5.04 16 0 0 0 25.0 25 16 14 4 11 0 6 2 0 1 1.440 9.0 1.4 4.0 2.2 0.55
17 Neil Roberts 22 0 1 .000 2
18 Freddy Rodriguez 32 0 2 .000 7.31 12 1 0 0 16.0 16 15 13 2 9 0 12 3 0 1 1.562 9.0 1.1 5.1 6.8 1.33
19 Dick Strahs 32 0 2 .000 9.00 16 4 0 0 32.0 44 38 32 6 16 0 13 5 0 0 1.875 12.4 1.7 4.5 3.7 0.81
19 Players 27.9 78 75 .510 4.32 154 154 119 35 11 1309.0 1377 734 628 130 513 69 683 40 4 41 1.444 9.5 0.9 3.5 4.7 1.33
* - 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

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Jake Jenkins 110 514 43 12 5 .979 5.06 13
Vern Rapp 58 263 26 9 7 .970 4.98 4

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gail Harris 132 1073 77 21 109 .982 8.71
Don Bollweg 117 977 74 16 100 .985 8.98 Stats for 2 teams
Bill White 11 111 9 0 8 1.000 10.91

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wayne Terwilliger 90 203 231 16 61 .964 4.82
Lee Tate 51 92 112 4 32 .981 4.00
Joey Amalfitano 33 76 90 6 17 .965 5.03

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ozzie Virgil 146 179 334 23 39 .957 3.51
Don Grate 12 14 8 3 1 .880 1.83 Stats for 2 teams

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Stephenson 106 171 226 24 53 .943 3.75 Stats for 2 teams
Eddie Bressoud 86 135 244 13 44 .967 4.41
Lee Tate 29 39 50 1 16 .989 3.07

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Willie Kirkland 154 293 19 13 8 .960 2.03
Gil Coan 129 278 8 2 2 .993 2.22
Don Grate 97 166 11 6 1 .967 1.82 Stats for 2 teams
Bill Taylor 88 135 4 5 2 .965 1.58
Joe Bracchitta 69 166 5 1 3 .994 2.48 Stats for 2 teams
Bob Lennon 68 142 5 2 2 .987 2.16
Bill Wells 17 20 1 0 0 1.000 1.24
Bill White 11 28 1 3 0 .906 2.64

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Phil Paine 58 6 18 1 2 .960 0.41
Bill Bradford 51 3 10 4 0 .765 0.25
Floyd Melliere 45 9 22 1 1 .969 0.69 Stats for 2 teams
Curt Barclay 37 10 33 3 2 .935 1.16
Jim Constable 37 6 22 3 3 .903 0.76
Alex Konikowski 29 5 15 0 0 1.000 0.69
Al Corwin 26 7 14 0 1 1.000 0.81
Frank Barnes 25 5 12 1 0 .944 0.68 Stats for 2 teams
Pete Burnside 22 8 17 2 0 .926 1.14
Mel Held 21 3 18 0 0 1.000 1.00
Lee Anthony 16 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.13 Stats for 2 teams
Dennis Reeder 16 0 9 0 0 1.000 0.56
Dick Strahs 16 0 2 1 0 .667 0.13
Freddy Rodriguez 12 0 2 1 0 .667 0.17
Roger Bowman 10 2 6 0 0 1.000 0.80
Joe Margoneri 7 0.00
Ramon Monzant 3 0.00
William Pruett 2 0.00
Neil Roberts 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Joey Amalfitano 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 23, 1934 San Pedro, CA, US
Lee Anthony 37 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jul 26, 1918 LeRoy, KS, US
Curt Barclay 24 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Aug 22, 1931 Chicago, IL, US
Frank Barnes 29 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 26, 1926 Longwood, MS, US
Don Bollweg 35 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 12, 1921 Wheaton, IL, US
Roger Bowman 28 R L 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 18, 1927 Amsterdam, NY, US
Joe Bracchitta 29 L 5' 11.0" 178 Apr 20, 1927 Hackensack, NJ, US
Bill Bradford 34 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Aug 28, 1921 Choctaw, AR, US
Eddie Bressoud 24 R R 6' 1.0" 175 May 2, 1932 Los Angeles, CA, US
Pete Burnside 25 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 2, 1930 Evanston, IL, US
Gil Coan 34 L R 6' 0.0" 180 May 18, 1922 Monroe, NC, US
Jim Constable 23 S L 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 14, 1933 Jonesborough, TN, US
Al Corwin 29 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Dec 3, 1926 Newburgh, NY, US
Dave Garcia 35 R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 15, 1920 East St. Louis, IL, US
Don Grate 32 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Aug 27, 1923 Greenfield, OH, US
Gail Harris 24 L L 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 15, 1931 Abingdon, VA, US
Mel Held 27 R R 6' 1.0" 178 Apr 12, 1929 Edon, OH, US
Jake Jenkins 27 R 5' 11.0" 180 May 9, 1929
Willie Kirkland 22 L R 6' 1.0" 206 Feb 17, 1934 Siluria, AL, US
Alex Konikowski 28 R R 6' 1.0" 187 Jun 8, 1928 Throop, PA, US
Bob Lennon 27 L L 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 15, 1928 Brooklyn, NY, US
Joe Margoneri 26 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 13, 1930 Somerset, PA, US
Floyd Melliere 31 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1925
Ramon Monzant 23 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Jan 4, 1933 Maracaibo, Zulia, VE
Phil Paine 26 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jun 8, 1930 Chepachet, RI, US
William Pruett 21 L R 6' 1.0" 185 1935
Vern Rapp 28 R R 6' 0.0" 195 May 11, 1928 St. Louis, MO, US
Dennis Reeder 30 L L 5' 9.0" 185 1926
Neil Roberts 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1934
Freddy Rodriguez 32 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 29, 1924 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Bob Stephenson 27 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Aug 11, 1928 Blair, OK, US
Dick Strahs 32 L R 6' 0.0" 192 Dec 4, 1923 Evanston, IL, US
Lee Tate 24 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 18, 1932 Black Rock, AR, US
Bill Taylor 26 L L 6' 3.0" 212 Dec 30, 1929 Alhambra, CA, US
Wayne Terwilliger 31 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jun 27, 1925 Clare, MI, US
Valmy Thomas 30 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 21, 1925 Santurce, PR
Ozzie Virgil 24 R R 6' 1.0" 174 May 17, 1932 Monte Cristi, Monte Cristi, DO
Bill Wells 27 R 6' 0.0" 177 Mar 22, 1929 Des Moines, IA, US
Bill White 22 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 28, 1934 Lakewood, FL, US

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