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1956 Richmond Virginians

1956 > Class AAA > 1956 International League
Overall: 74-79
Scored 585 runs, Allowed 614 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-80

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Eddie Lopat
Represented: Richmond, VA
Ballpark: n/a
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 Moe Burtschy 34 12 12 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .091 .091 .091 .182 1 0 1 0
2 Leon Carter 25 129 495 454 45 119 23 1 3 57 2 31 43 .262 .308 .337 .645 153 1 5 4 Stats for 2 teams
3 Ed Cereghino 22 32 35 27 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 7 16 .148 .314 .185 .499 5 0 0 1
4 Al Cicotte 26 37 77 70 5 15 3 1 1 12 0 6 16 .214 .276 .329 .605 23 0 1 0
5 Jim Coates 23 35 51 39 4 4 1 1 1 2 0 7 24 .103 .239 .256 .496 10 0 5 0
6 Sonny Dixon# 31 46 19 17 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 7 .118 .167 .118 .284 2 0 1 0
7 Alfred Facchini 25 20 69 63 7 12 1 1 0 4 2 6 10 .190 .261 .238 .499 15 0 0 0
8 Dick Getter 27 106 329 283 40 69 15 0 9 36 0 37 47 .244 .332 .392 .725 111 2 4 3 Stats for 2 teams
9 Tom Hamilton* 30 106 395 349 37 97 13 3 9 47 1 36 11 .278 .344 .410 .753 143 1 5 4
10 Len Johnston* 27 153 685 619 83 182 26 5 1 43 40 58 64 .294 .354 .357 .711 221 2 2 4
11 Niles Jordan* 30 29 66 52 4 8 1 0 0 4 0 8 20 .154 .286 .173 .459 9 2 3 1
12 Bobby Kline 27 105 384 350 26 85 11 2 2 36 1 24 36 .243 .287 .303 .590 106 0 4 6
13 Steve Kraly* 27 15 10 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 .286 .500 .286 .786 2 0 0 0
14 Frank Leja* 20 16 42 36 2 8 0 0 0 1 0 6 2 .222 .333 .222 .556 8 0 0 0
15 Eddie Lopat* 38 27 63 60 0 9 2 0 0 4 0 3 14 .150 .190 .183 .374 11 0 0 0
16 Jerry Lumpe* 23 129 540 487 63 136 22 5 4 41 5 49 27 .279 .343 .370 .712 180 0 0 4
17 Vic Marasco 27 13 33 28 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 2 .107 .212 .107 .319 3 0 0 1
18 Angelo Nardella 27 28 49 43 1 9 1 0 0 2 0 4 9 .209 .277 .233 .509 10 0 2 0
19 Cal Neeman 27 62 218 197 22 49 12 0 3 26 0 17 31 .249 .317 .355 .672 70 3 0 1
20 Dee Phillips 37 126 493 456 40 123 19 2 3 35 3 26 44 .270 .312 .340 .652 155 3 6 2
21 Rance Pless 30 59 235 215 31 64 9 2 6 21 0 19 27 .298 .357 .442 .799 95 1 0 0
22 Jim Post* 30 31 45 39 10 6 0 1 0 5 0 4 16 .154 .244 .205 .450 8 1 0 1
23 Bill Renna 31 87 356 301 63 94 16 3 20 76 2 47 47 .312 .407 .585 .992 176 4 0 4
24 Hal Rice* 32 57 222 189 28 40 11 3 8 32 1 28 31 .212 .315 .429 .744 81 2 0 3
25 Pablo Rivera 22 12 39 36 2 7 1 0 0 3 0 3 2 .194 .256 .222 .479 8 0 0 0
26 Lou Skizas 24 16 41 37 3 5 1 0 0 4 0 4 5 .135 .220 .162 .382 6 0 0 0
27 Dick Starr 35 27 21 17 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 7 .176 .263 .176 .440 3 0 2 0
28 Joseph Tesauro* 29 35 118 97 11 34 3 1 1 15 3 20 20 .351 .458 .433 .891 42 0 0 1
29 Moe Thacker 22 40 141 128 7 18 4 1 2 11 0 11 43 .141 .213 .234 .447 30 1 0 1
30 Al Van Alstyne 28 76 284 250 34 66 9 1 4 22 3 29 45 .264 .345 .356 .701 89 3 0 2
31 Bill Voiselle 37 15 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
32 Neal Watlington* 33 89 257 236 32 69 9 3 6 30 0 18 14 .292 .340 .432 .772 102 0 1 2
32 Players 28.4 153 5566 4961 585 1288 203 36 79 542 61 499 660 .260 .328 .363 .691 1800 25 39 42
* - 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 Ivan Abromowitz 26 0 0 1
2 Moe Burtschy 34 2 1 .667 2.57 12 4 2 0 42.0 41 16 12 3 16 28 2 0 1 1.357 8.8 0.6 3.4 6.0 1.75
3 Ed Cereghino 22 3 9 .250 4.39 32 13 1 0 123.0 111 65 60 9 90 72 4 0 5 1.634 8.1 0.7 6.6 5.3 0.80
4 Al Cicotte 26 15 12 .556 3.03 33 29 13 1 205.0 151 84 69 15 106 129 6 0 6 1.254 6.6 0.7 4.7 5.7 1.22
5 Jim Coates 23 6 12 .333 4.80 35 21 3 1 148.0 133 86 79 9 92 85 7 2 4 1.520 8.1 0.5 5.6 5.2 0.92
6 Bill Connelly 31 0 0 6
7 Sonny Dixon 31 6 5 .545 2.88 46 0 0 0 75.0 63 29 24 10 20 40 0 0 0 1.107 7.6 1.2 2.4 4.8 2.00
8 Niles Jordan* 30 10 10 .500 3.05 27 24 6 0 165.0 145 63 56 12 61 81 7 1 4 1.248 7.9 0.7 3.3 4.4 1.33
9 Steve Kraly* 27 1 3 .250 6.30 10 3 0 0 30.0 35 21 21 4 24 11 2 0 3 1.967 10.5 1.2 7.2 3.3 0.46
10 Eddie Lopat* 38 11 6 .647 2.85 21 21 9 2 136.0 134 53 43 12 29 30 3 0 1 1.199 8.9 0.8 1.9 2.0 1.03
11 Angelo Nardella 27 9 10 .474 4.53 28 18 2 0 135.0 136 73 68 11 62 60 1 0 2 1.467 9.1 0.7 4.1 4.0 0.97
12 Jim Post* 30 7 6 .538 3.34 29 18 4 4 132.0 106 50 49 9 77 78 5 0 3 1.386 7.2 0.6 5.2 5.3 1.01
13 Dick Starr 35 4 2 .667 5.80 27 2 0 0 76.0 96 59 49 6 40 47 1 1 3 1.789 11.4 0.7 4.7 5.6 1.18
14 Bill Voiselle 37 0 3 .000 15
14 Players 29.0 74 79 .484 153 153 614
* - 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
Neal Watlington 62 284 17 3 5 .990 4.85 6
Cal Neeman 56 310 23 3 5 .991 5.95 2
Moe Thacker 38 188 27 5 4 .977 5.66 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Hamilton 99 835 57 6 78 .993 9.01
Dee Phillips 40 279 22 7 35 .977 7.53
Frank Leja 10 78 4 1 4 .988 8.20

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Kline 102 277 261 13 68 .976 5.27
Dee Phillips 48 124 101 2 31 .991 4.69
Pablo Rivera 11 18 23 5 4 .891 3.73

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Leon Carter 121 139 238 23 26 .943 3.12 Stats for 2 teams
Rance Pless 59 70 107 5 9 .973 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Lumpe 128 193 377 26 69 .956 4.45
Alfred Facchini 20 29 59 7 12 .926 4.40

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Len Johnston 153 338 11 15 3 .959 2.28
Bill Renna 86 172 9 5 3 .973 2.10
Dick Getter 80 136 7 9 3 .941 1.79 Stats for 2 teams
Al Van Alstyne 74 189 5 6 1 .970 2.62
Hal Rice 55 105 3 3 0 .973 1.96
Joseph Tesauro 26 31 3 1 0 .971 1.31
Dee Phillips 21 30 1 2 0 .939 1.48

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sonny Dixon 46 6 13 0 2 1.000 0.41
Jim Coates 35 10 19 2 2 .935 0.83
Al Cicotte 33 15 32 1 5 .979 1.42
Ed Cereghino 32 7 17 1 1 .960 0.75
Jim Post 29 3 15 0 1 1.000 0.62
Angelo Nardella 28 10 35 2 2 .957 1.61
Niles Jordan 27 11 26 1 2 .974 1.37
Dick Starr 27 2 5 1 3 .875 0.26
Eddie Lopat 21 10 24 1 1 .971 1.62
Bill Voiselle 15 1 5 0 0 1.000 0.40
Moe Burtschy 12 1 7 0 1 1.000 0.67
Steve Kraly 10 4 4 0 0 1.000 0.80
Bill Connelly 6 0.00
Ivan Abromowitz 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ivan Abromowitz 26 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1930
Moe Burtschy 34 R R 6' 3.0" 208 Apr 18, 1922 Cincinnati, OH, US
Leon Carter 25 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1931
Ed Cereghino 22 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Nov 24, 1933 San Francisco, CA, US
Al Cicotte 26 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Dec 23, 1929 Melvindale, MI, US
Jim Coates 23 R R 6' 4.0" 192 Aug 4, 1932 Farnham, VA, US
Bill Connelly 31 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 29, 1925 Alberta, VA, US
Sonny Dixon 31 S R 6' 2.0" 205 Nov 5, 1924 Charlotte, NC, US
Alfred Facchini 25 R R 6' 0.0" 176 Mar 12, 1931 San Francisco, CA, US
Dick Getter 27 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Oct 28, 1928
Tom Hamilton 30 L R 6' 4.0" 213 Sep 29, 1925 Altoona, KS, US
Len Johnston 27 L L 5' 10.0" 167 Mar 15, 1929 Pontiac, MI, US
Niles Jordan 30 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Dec 1, 1925 Lyman, WA, US
Bobby Kline 27 R R 6' 0.0" 179 Jan 27, 1929 St. Petersburg, FL, US
Steve Kraly 27 L L 5' 10.0" 152 Apr 18, 1929 Whiting, IN, US
Frank Leja 20 L L 6' 4.0" 205 Feb 7, 1936 Holyoke, MA, US
Eddie Lopat 38 L L 5' 10.0" 185 Jun 21, 1918 New York, NY, US
Jerry Lumpe 23 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Jun 2, 1933 Lincoln, MO, US
Vic Marasco 27 R 5' 8.0" 175 Nov 9, 1928 Los Angeles, CA, US
Angelo Nardella 27 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 24, 1928 Bath, PA, US
Cal Neeman 27 R R 6' 1.0" 192 Feb 18, 1929 Valmeyer, IL, US
Dee Phillips 37 R R 6' 0.0" 176 Jun 8, 1919 Corsicana, TX, US
Rance Pless 30 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Dec 6, 1925 Greeneville, TN, US
Jim Post 30 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 2, 1926
Bill Renna 31 R R 6' 3.0" 218 Oct 14, 1924 Hanford, CA, US
Hal Rice 32 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 11, 1924 Morganette, WV, US
Pablo Rivera 22 R R 5' 10.0" 165 1934
Lou Skizas 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 2, 1932 Chicago, IL, US
Dick Starr 35 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Mar 2, 1921 Kittanning, PA, US
Joseph Tesauro 29 L L 5' 9.0" 180 1927
Moe Thacker 22 R R 6' 3.0" 205 May 21, 1934 Louisville, KY, US
Al Van Alstyne 28 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 6, 1927 Birmingham, AL, US
Bill Voiselle 37 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Jan 29, 1919 Greenwood, SC, US
Neal Watlington 33 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Dec 25, 1922 Yanceyville, NC, US

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