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1956 Seattle Rainiers

1956 > Class Open > 1956 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 91-77

Affiliation: Cincinnati Redlegs-NL
Manager: Luke Sewell and Bill Brenner
Represented: Seattle, WA
Ballpark: Sick's Stadium (Seattle, WA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1955 / 1957

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Herb Anderson1931414030000003.
2Arnie Atkins323557484600030617. for 2 teams
3Dick Aylward318023020617546212701226.262.308.325.6336710291Stats for 2 teams
4Fred Baczewski*304036301700030316.233.303.233.53670030Stats for 2 teams
5Bobby Balcena3016064756097165382146257151.295.379.445.82424914835
6Bill Brenner351333305101028032.333.394.567.961170000
7Lloyd Dickey*26241715221000024. for 2 teams
8Sherwin Dixon?25541321172127602621214.231.311.333.644392201
9Bob Duretto*28111000000001.
10Jim Dyck3432107928173121101319.185.283.304.587281011
11Ron Foisy22377020000000.
12Don Fracchia2536746951610071312.
13Bill Glynn*3016661655180146251177425664.265.333.407.73922415234
14Lefty Hayden*21122010000001.500.500.5001.00010000
15Glenn Isringhaus22133010000000.333.333.333.66710000
16Larry Jansen35243829160005058.207.314.207.52160031
17Howie Judson303659504720020212.
18Bill Kennedy*35431312221001017.
19Jack Lohrke324917715815438101301019.272.316.335.651537162
20Vic Lombardi*3345676212142005049. for 2 teams
21Carmen Mauro*2995304275448113093912037.295.343.440.7831214243
22Jimmy Moran322157533115007022.208.232.302.534161011
23Ray Orteig361224393853810710195324241.278.349.379.72914613417
24Bud Podbielan3245716361200040110.
25Charles Righetti311586495786116223004914822.280.334.320.654185182156
26Jim Robertson28194136293002044.250.325.333.658121010
27Pat Scantlebury*381429295113103005.379.379.552.931161000
28Art Schallock*323558457910010417.
29Art Schult2814460955286169344157524643.306.360.464.82425619344
30Elmer Singleton3830836941200140420.
31Milt Smith27145590516721412813958156087.273.355.430.78522215671
32Vern Stephens357320518819509062701229.266.307.410.717777032
33Joe Taylor3015056148479126320248956770.260.355.475.8302309532
34Corky Valentine27744100000003.
35Artie Wilson*3510130627333809402562419.293.351.355.7069711243Stats for 2 teams
36Harvey Zernia*305710995416001701119.
36 Players30.71686253553472214942592911166352529667.270.335.387.72321441503910249
* - 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
1Arnie Atkins32126.6674.46351990161.1146878014871215011.4448. for 2 teams
2Fred Baczewski*3046.4005.26371121114.21497867832482031.57811. for 2 teams
3Ralph Birkofer22006.0070006.011440320002.33316.
4Bill Brenner3523.4005.261172065.0744238727230001.55410.
5Jerry Davis*23004.5010002.02110110001.5009.
6Lloyd Dickey*2621.6674.922130056.2683231420135131.55310. for 2 teams
7Don Fracchia251014.4174.44332190188.1202105931870703141.4449.
8Lefty Hayden*2101.0003.6811007.17330650001.7738.
9Cal Humphreys2201.00018.0010001.01320300004.0009.
10Glenn Isringhaus2201.0004.0011109.010440150001.22210.
11Larry Jansen35112.8462.5824116197.2853328720590001.0757.
12Howie Judson301013.4354.63362772175.01931089018691092061.4979.
13Bill Kennedy*3525.2862.554300067.0573119323551011.1947.
14Jack Lohrke32000.0010005.02000110000.6003.
15Vic Lombardi*33910.4743.612824112157.01688463650810161.3899. for 2 teams
16Bud Podbielan321311.5423.313425122198.220295731550962031.2689.
17Pat Scantlebury*3842.6673.341085062.0723023614340101.38710.
18Art Schallock*32119.5503.42352482163.11877462352981041.46310.
19Elmer Singleton38188.6922.552929174225.2212746416581104061.1968.
20Corky Valentine2701.0004.58710017.22215926142101.58511.
20 Players31.89177.542168168
* - 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


Ray Orteig11853253913.9854.96323
Dick Aylward793004732.9914.39615Stats for 2 teams
Jim Robertson1644321.9592.9400
Jack Lohrke341001.0001.6700
Joe Taylor110001.0001.0000


Bill Glynn158130910213134.9918.93
Vern Stephens1596324.9806.60
Harvey Zernia7452021.0006.71
Artie Wilson641216.9777.17Stats for 2 teams
Herb Anderson3301051.00010.33


Artie Wilson80171198843.9794.61Stats for 2 teams
Sherwin Dixon4988102526.9743.88
Milt Smith3364721019.9324.12
Jack Lohrke286683524.9685.32
Jimmy Moran203939311.9633.90
Harvey Zernia23323.7503.00


Milt Smith1121072782933.9303.44
Vern Stephens30114914.9842.00
Jim Dyck1983314.9762.16
Jack Lohrke10102821.9503.80
Harvey Zernia961121.8951.89
Charles Righetti101001.0001.00


Charles Righetti1582705324198.9515.08
Jack Lohrke622022.9173.67
Vern Stephens48641.7783.50
Sherwin Dixon31210.7501.00
Ron Foisy2410011.0007.00
Milt Smith21410.8332.50
Artie Wilson25720.8576.00Stats for 2 teams


Bobby Balcena159384310.9972.43
Art Schult1432801643.9872.07
Joe Taylor1382641562.9792.02
Carmen Mauro681106011.0001.71
Jim Dyck1315310.9471.38
Vern Stephens890001.0001.13
Bill Glynn680001.0001.33
Harvey Zernia510001.0000.20


Bill Kennedy431620.7780.16
Fred Baczewski3762213.9660.76Stats for 2 teams
Howie Judson36102931.9291.08
Arnie Atkins3552431.9060.83Stats for 2 teams
Art Schallock35101724.9310.77
Bud Podbielan3493423.9561.26
Don Fracchia33104945.9371.79
Elmer Singleton291842021.0002.07
Vic Lombardi2853541.9091.43Stats for 2 teams
Larry Jansen2431120.8750.58
Lloyd Dickey2151710.9571.05Stats for 2 teams
Bill Brenner11012021.0001.09
Pat Scantlebury1031120.8751.40
Ralph Birkofer701011.0000.14
Corky Valentine713001.0000.57
Jerry Davis101001.0001.00
Lefty Hayden103001.0003.00
Cal Humphreys10010.0000.00
Glenn Isringhaus101001.0001.00
Jack Lohrke101001.0001.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Herb Anderson19RL6' 0.0"178Jul 15, 1936Everett, WA, US
Arnie Atkins32RR5' 10.0"185Nov 21, 1923Muscatine, IA, US
Dick Aylward31RR6' 0.0"190Jun 4, 1925Baltimore, MD, US
Fred Baczewski30LL6' 2.0"185May 15, 1926St. Paul, MN, US
Bobby Balcena30RL5' 7.0"160Aug 1, 1925San Pedro, CA, US
Ralph Birkofer22RR6' 1.0"200Apr 6, 1934Cincinnati, OH, US
Bill Brenner35RR6' 1.0"205Oct 30, 1920Tumwater, WA, US
Jerry Davis23LL6' 1.0"175Jul 21, 1932Kansas City, KS, US
Lloyd Dickey26LL6' 1.0"170Sep 18, 1929San Francisco, CA, US
Sherwin Dixon25R6' 0.0"170Nov 4, 1930Lynchburg, VA, US
Bob Duretto28LR5' 9.0"170Sep 17, 1927Los Angeles, CA, US
Jim Dyck34RR6' 2.0"200Feb 3, 1922Omaha, NE, US
Ron Foisy22R5' 9.0"165Aug 30, 1933Bremerton, WA, US
Don Fracchia25RR6' 1.0"193Feb 1, 1931Richmond, CA, US
Bill Glynn30LL6' 0.0"190Jul 30, 1925Sussex, NJ, US
Lefty Hayden21LL6' 2.0"175Apr 14, 1935San Francisco, CA, US
Cal Humphreys22RR6' 1.0"200Jan 15, 1934Seattle, WA, US
Glenn Isringhaus22RR6' 0.0"170Oct 1, 1933St. Louis, MO, US
Larry Jansen35RR6' 2.0"190Jul 16, 1920Verboort, OR, US
Howie Judson30RR6' 1.0"195Feb 16, 1926Hebron, IL, US
Bill Kennedy35LL6' 2.0"195Mar 14, 1921Carnesville, GA, US
Jack Lohrke32RR6' 0.0"180Feb 25, 1924Los Angeles, CA, US
Vic Lombardi33LL5' 7.0"158Sep 20, 1922Reedley, CA, US
Carmen Mauro29LR6' 0.0"167Nov 10, 1926St. Paul, MN, US
Jimmy Moran32RR6' 1.0"185Apr 19, 1924Oakland, CA, US
Ray Orteig36RR6' 0.0"185Dec 20, 1919Orchards, WA, US
Bud Podbielan32RR6' 1.0"170Mar 6, 1924Curlew, WA, US
Charles Righetti31R6' 1.0"165Mar 4, 1925San Francisco, CA, US
Jim Robertson28RR5' 9.0"183Jan 29, 1928Chicago, IL, US
Pat Scantlebury38LL6' 1.0"180Nov 11, 1917Gatun, Canal Zone, PA
Art Schallock32LL5' 9.0"160Apr 25, 1924Mill Valley, CA, US
Art Schult28RR6' 3.0"210Jun 20, 1928Brooklyn, NY, US
Elmer Singleton38RR6' 2.0"174Jun 26, 1918Ogden, UT, US
Milt Smith27RR5' 10.0"165Mar 27, 1929Columbus, GA, US
Vern Stephens35RR5' 10.0"185Oct 23, 1920McAllister, NM, US
Joe Taylor30RR6' 1.0"185Mar 2, 1926Chapman, AL, US
Corky Valentine27RR6' 1.0"203Jan 4, 1929Troy, OH, US
Artie Wilson35LR5' 10.0"162Oct 28, 1920Jefferson County, AL, US
Harvey Zernia30L6' 1.0"175May 31, 1926Milwaukee, WI, US

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