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1956 St. Paul Saints

1956 > Class AAA > 1956 American Association
Overall: 75-78
Scored 744 runs, Allowed 783 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-80

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: Max Macon and Roy Hartsfield
Represented: St. Paul, MN
Ballpark: Lexington Park (II) (St. Paul, MN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1955 / 1957

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Pedro Almenares23132422050002007.
2Wade Browning*34393029382001016.276.300.345.645100000
3Johnny Bucha311093823385096171135713532.284.346.456.80215411117
4John Ceplo242098300000012.
5Lacey Curry2711443539955122214443142636.306.349.409.7571638253
6Billy Darden30520000.000.0000
7Solly Drake#2555221195356513692762326.333.400.6001.0001172012
8Don Eggert271013463113571124135512568.228.287.418.7051308253Stats for 2 teams
9Don Elston274547414111002015.
10John Forizs24303025651001028.
11Granville Gladstone3113044739371109222125954872.277.360.435.79517110402
12Bert Hamric*28117432381581141661052104658.299.371.451.8231727014
13Roy Hartsfield3014056850266144243198045658.287.358.460.81823111244
14Bud Hutson301194113714092167176712971.248.304.466.7701734335
15John Jancse243354476701050416.
16Jim Koranda227182.111
17Ron Kump*24720000.000.0000
18Norm Larker*2515061953482165345137747132.309.394.464.85924812734
19Ronnie Lee2752373541120170112.314.333.457.790160010
20Bob Lillis26144634590961573321865183148.266.300.420.72124812157
21Frank Marchio28141917120001021.
22Ralph Mauriello21101513200000024.
23Glenn McMinn2338675991010010516.
24Peter Nicolis*26541.250
25Lyle Olsen261124393986011012454543332.276.330.364.69514511134
26Joe Pignatano26812582243766111529132832.295.378.420.798945240
27Marvin Roberson23410000.000.0000
28Miguel Rodriguez23110000.000.0000
29Frank Scannelli24110000.000.0000
30Karl Spooner25430000.000.0000
31Joe Stanek243049453510050313.
32Chuck Templeton242746442600110022.
33Lee Wheat26381111100000006.
34Stan Williams192650463710040127.
35Ed Winceniak275218216126449362711724.273.344.478.823772121
35 Players27.31535693508974413952404613968082478704.274.337.421.758214410526544635
* - 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
1Wade Browning*3422.5004.892730057.05835319322340101.5799.
2John Ceplo2411.5004.941700031.03324174161181021.5819.
3Billy Darden30004
4Don Elston2778.4673.75451010132.01306555145081045051.3648.
5John Forizs2437.3006.6121131183.0101716110593512121.92811.
6John Jancse24118.5794.39312681158.0173867718503615041.4119.
7Ron Kump24101.0006
8Ronnie Lee*2759.3574.075010095.092484312413436061.4008.
9Ralph Mauriello2111.5005.361070042.04330255380311031.9299.
10Glenn McMinn231411.5604.31382390188.01881129026624954051.3309.
11Peter Nicolis*2601.0005
12Marvin Roberson*23003
13Miguel Rodriguez23001
14Karl Spooner*2501.0004
15Joe Stanek24910.4744.20301831133.0156726214612521161.63210.
16Chuck Templeton*2469.4004.33272240135.012370652010121114141.6598.
17Lee Wheat2663.6675.513800067.07342418132293011.2849.
18Stan Williams1997.5634.54242252127.01247664147029511271.5288.
18 Players24.77578.4904.681531531223151302.0136678367716063536750457511.5379.
* - 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


Johnny Bucha9146253711.9875.6616
Joe Pignatano683803539.9936.107


Norm Larker15012499720125.9858.97


Roy Hartsfield1102083111561.9724.72
Lacey Curry337181127.9934.61
Ed Winceniak214354311.9704.62


Lyle Olsen991181811019.9683.02
Don Eggert555686107.9342.58Stats for 2 teams
Ed Winceniak24304235.9603.00


Bob Lillis1443043952798.9634.85


Granville Gladstone1162081684.9661.93
Bert Hamric1041881671.9671.96
Bud Hutson97156552.9701.66
Lacey Curry67162950.9722.55
Solly Drake51112460.9512.27
Don Eggert3544320.9591.34Stats for 2 teams
Roy Hartsfield28425011.0001.68
Frank Marchio1370001.0000.54
Lyle Olsen1111010.9171.00


Ronnie Lee5052111.9630.52
Don Elston4592233.9120.69
Glenn McMinn38825001.0000.87
Lee Wheat38216001.0000.47
John Jancse31335021.0001.23
Joe Stanek3081920.9310.90
Wade Browning273921.8570.44
Chuck Templeton2762011.9630.96
Stan Williams2461723.9200.96
John Forizs212511.8750.33
John Ceplo1726001.0000.47
Ralph Mauriello1013011.0000.40
Ron Kump60.00
Peter Nicolis50.00
Billy Darden40.00
Karl Spooner40.00
Marvin Roberson30.00
Miguel Rodriguez10.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Pedro Almenares23RR6' 2.0"185May 19, 1933Manzanillo, Granma, CU
Wade Browning34LL6' 0.0"165Mar 16, 1922
Johnny Bucha31RR5' 11.0"190Jan 22, 1925Allentown, PA, US
John Ceplo24RR5' 10.0"170Mar 20, 1932Montrose, NY, US
Lacey Curry27RR5' 9.0"165Oct 8, 1928Wichita Falls, TX, US
Billy Darden30RR6' 4.0"1901926
Solly Drake25SR6' 0.0"170Oct 23, 1930Little Rock, AR, US
Don Eggert27RR6' 0.0"177Aug 2, 1928Milwaukee, WI, US
Don Elston27RR6' 0.0"165Apr 6, 1929Campbellstown, OH, US
John Forizs24RR5' 8.0"165Mar 23, 1932Bridgeport, CT, US
Granville Gladstone31RR5' 11.0"172Jan 26, 1925Panama Canal Zone, PA
Bert Hamric28LR6' 0.0"165Mar 1, 1928Clarksburg, WV, US
Roy Hartsfield30RR5' 9.0"165Oct 25, 1925Chattahoochee, GA, US
Bud Hutson30R6' 0.0"185Feb 6, 1926Atkins, AR, US
John Jancse24RR6' 0.0"185Aug 15, 1931Slippery Rock, PA, US
Jim Koranda22RR6' 3.0"205Jun 3, 1934Chicago, IL, US
Ron Kump24LR5' 10.0"170Nov 25, 1931Cashtown, PA, US
Norm Larker25LL6' 0.0"185Dec 27, 1930Beaver Meadows, PA, US
Ronnie Lee27RL6' 0.0"1901929
Bob Lillis26RR5' 11.0"160Jun 2, 1930Altadena, CA, US
Frank Marchio28R6' 0.0"190Nov 16, 1927
Ralph Mauriello21RR6' 3.0"195Aug 25, 1934Brooklyn, NY, US
Glenn McMinn23RR6' 1.0"165Mar 11, 1933Chillicothe, TX, US
Peter Nicolis26LL5' 11.0"1901930
Lyle Olsen26R6' 3.0"200Nov 13, 1929Oakland, CA, US
Joe Pignatano26RR5' 10.0"180Aug 4, 1929Brooklyn, NY, US
Marvin Roberson23RL6' 6.0"2001933
Miguel Rodriguez23RR6' 0.0"194Mar 13, 1933Weslaco, TX, US
Frank Scannelli24R5' 9.0"1801932
Karl Spooner25RL6' 0.0"185Jun 23, 1931Oriskany Falls, NY, US
Joe Stanek24RR6' 1.0"180Oct 12, 1931
Chuck Templeton24RL6' 3.0"210Jun 1, 1932Detroit, MI, US
Lee Wheat26RR6' 4.0"200Sep 15, 1929Edwardsville, IL, US
Stan Williams19RR6' 5.0"230Sep 14, 1936Enfield, NH, US
Ed Winceniak27RR5' 9.0"165Apr 16, 1929Chicago, IL, US

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