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1956 Louisville Colonels

1956 > Class AAA > 1956 American Association
Overall: 60-93
Scored 622 runs, Allowed 850 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 55-98

Affiliation: Washington Senators-AL
Manager: Red Marion and Max Carey
Represented: Louisville, KY
Ballpark: Parkway Field  (Louisville, KY)
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 Ted Abernathy 23 40 91 84 9 17 1 1 0 7 0 5 12 .202 .247 .238 .485 20 3 0 2 0
2 Bob Addis* 30 15 39 38 2 12 2 0 0 5 0 1 6 .316 .333 .368 .702 14 1 0 0 0
3 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
4 Julio Becquer* 24 151 567 533 59 125 20 4 15 72 4 23 78 .235 .267 .371 .639 198 10 3 2 6
5 David Benedict* 26 35 40 35 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 7 .143 .250 .143 .393 5 1 0 0 0
6 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
7 Dick Brodowski 23 36 81 71 10 16 4 1 0 6 0 7 14 .225 .295 .310 .605 22 0 0 3 0
8 Paul Burris 32 35 106 93 5 21 2 0 1 16 0 9 7 .226 .286 .280 .565 26 0 0 1 3
9 Bud Byerly 35 19 11 9 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .222 .222 .222 .444 2 1 0 2 0
10 Thomas Casagrande* 26 93 206 181 18 39 6 1 1 17 3 21 31 .215 .302 .276 .579 50 3 2 1 1
11 Julian Castro 22 10 23 21 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .286 .348 .286 .634 6 0 0 0 0
12 Neil Chrisley* 24 144 577 517 74 154 40 5 24 98 5 44 80 .298 .358 .534 .891 276 10 8 1 7
13 Webbo Clarke* 28 28 53 51 4 10 0 0 0 2 0 2 8 .196 .226 .196 .422 10 1 0 0 0
14 Tex Clevenger 23 19 33 28 1 6 1 0 0 1 0 3 9 .214 .290 .250 .540 7 0 0 2 0
15 Bill Currie 29 5 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
16 Yo-Yo Davalillo 28 79 353 318 39 84 17 1 0 23 4 28 25 .264 .324 .324 .648 103 8 1 4 2
17 Rafael Enoa 22 9 10 1 .100
18 Waldo Gonzalez 22 124 493 455 55 111 22 4 0 24 2 29 71 .244 .295 .310 .605 141 6 4 5 0
19 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
20 Roy Hawes* 29 121 481 426 61 128 23 10 9 49 2 43 82 .300 .372 .465 .836 198 5 7 2 3 Stats for 2 teams
21 Eugene Herbert 28 104 333 301 34 69 14 1 5 26 1 24 48 .229 .294 .332 .626 100 10 4 3 1
22 Ray Holton 30 64 237 208 31 56 11 0 5 32 0 24 14 .269 .347 .394 .742 82 6 2 1 2
23 John Isaac* 22 8 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
24 Moose Johnson 26 55 205 171 25 42 5 2 0 8 1 29 18 .246 .355 .298 .653 51 4 0 5 0
25 Thornton Kipper 27 18 18 18 0 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 6 .222 .222 .278 .500 5 0 0 0 0
26 Jesus Lovio 20 3 4 1 .250
27 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
28 Luis Morales 27 3 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
29 Jack Parks* 28 89 277 254 24 66 8 3 8 33 0 21 48 .260 .314 .409 .724 104 2 0 0 2
30 Carlos Paula 28 77 301 266 52 91 12 4 16 55 5 30 24 .342 .409 .598 1.006 159 14 2 0 3 Stats for 2 teams
31 Modesto Perez 30 6 9 4 .444
32 Bill Pleis* 18 4 7 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
33 Tony Ponce# 34 24 43 37 7 10 1 0 0 7 1 6 10 .270 .372 .297 .669 11 1 0 0 0
34 Baldomero Rodriguez? -- 11 37 35 2 8 0 1 0 1 0 1 8 .229 .243 .286 .529 10 1 0 0 1
35 Tony Roig 28 55 239 213 30 61 8 3 4 27 0 23 50 .286 .360 .408 .768 87 6 2 0 1
36 Dario Rubinstein 24 8 7 1 .143
37 Marvin Stendel 27 4 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
38 Olmedo Suarez 25 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
39 Bob Thollander 25 38 75 71 8 16 4 3 0 5 0 3 15 .225 .257 .366 .623 26 3 0 1 0
40 Jose Valdivielso 22 23 88 83 10 26 9 0 1 7 0 4 11 .313 .352 .458 .810 38 1 1 0 0
41 Hal White 37 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
42 Ken Wild 30 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
43 Tom Wright* 32 51 177 159 18 39 2 1 3 20 0 13 30 .245 .303 .327 .630 52 4 1 2 2 Stats for 2 teams
43 Players 27.0 154 5656 5095 622 1340 221 53 91 571 29 443 771 .263 .325 .381 .705 1940 114 39 43 36 36
* - 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 Ted Abernathy 23 12 16 .429 3.90 36 31 19 2 231.0 229 122 100 10 92 10 212 6 0 7 1.390 8.9 0.4 3.6 8.3 2.30
2 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
3 David Benedict* 26 4 6 .400 4.97 35 12 2 0 114.0 142 79 63 9 41 1 50 2 0 2 1.605 11.2 0.7 3.2 3.9 1.22
4 Dick Brodowski 23 11 12 .478 4.55 27 25 12 0 178.0 199 107 90 19 76 3 111 8 0 4 1.545 10.1 1.0 3.8 5.6 1.46
5 Bud Byerly 35 2 2 .500 1.47 19 0 0 0 43.0 30 9 7 2 14 3 22 0 0 0 1.023 6.3 0.4 2.9 4.6 1.57
6 Thomas Casagrande* 26 0 3 .000 4.68 24 3 0 0 73.0 69 42 38 8 37 0 34 2 0 2 1.452 8.5 1.0 4.6 4.2 0.92
7 Oscar Chinique 19 0 0 1
8 Webbo Clarke* 28 4 10 .286 4.89 16 14 8 0 103.0 116 70 56 4 40 4 44 2 0 0 1.515 10.1 0.3 3.5 3.8 1.10
9 Tex Clevenger 23 2 11 .154 5.94 19 16 3 0 103.0 129 75 68 11 41 3 61 1 0 3 1.650 11.3 1.0 3.6 5.3 1.49
10 Bill Currie 29 0 1 .000 4
11 John Isaac* 22 0 0 8
12 Thornton Kipper 27 3 4 .429 3.67 17 4 1 0 54.0 56 34 22 5 14 0 22 1 0 1 1.296 9.3 0.8 2.3 3.7 1.57
13 Jose Lopez 26 0 0 5
14 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
15 Earl Mossor 30 0 1 .000 4
16 Jose Nakamura* 27 0 1 .000 3
17 Tony Napoles 31 0 0 2
18 Bill Pleis* 18 0 0 4
19 Tony Ponce 34 9 7 .563 4.46 20 15 8 1 105.0 139 64 52 13 22 3 21 1 1 4 1.533 11.9 1.1 1.9 1.8 0.95
20 Donald Robertson 30 0 0 5
21 Marv Rotblatt* 28 0 1 .000 2
22 Bob Thollander 25 11 16 .407 5.60 29 26 11 0 167.0 203 118 104 16 62 6 84 3 0 1 1.587 10.9 0.9 3.3 4.5 1.35
23 Hal White 37 0 0 2
24 Ken Wild 30 1 1 .500 5.62 10 1 0 0 16.0 18 10 10 1 4 0 4 1 0 0 1.375 10.1 0.6 2.2 2.2 1.00
24 Players 27.0 60 93 .392 4.89 154 154 89 65 3 1313.0 1516 850 714 114 503 36 726 33 1 28 1.538 10.4 0.8 3.4 5.0 1.44
* - 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
Jack Parks 79 346 38 9 3 .977 4.86 4
Ray Holton 59 305 35 3 8 .991 5.76 4
Paul Burris 29 138 20 1 5 .994 5.45 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Julio Becquer 139 1116 101 20 110 .984 8.76
Roy Hawes 21 153 11 4 17 .976 7.81 Stats for 2 teams
Thomas Casagrande 13 79 7 1 6 .989 6.62

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tony Roig 51 122 151 7 29 .975 5.35
Eugene Herbert 49 76 133 7 28 .968 4.27
Moose Johnson 49 100 153 18 37 .934 5.16
Yo-Yo Davalillo 15 35 30 0 10 1.000 4.33

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Yo-Yo Davalillo 65 82 127 11 17 .950 3.22
Eugene Herbert 49 33 69 2 4 .981 2.08
Carlos Paula 26 15 54 9 4 .885 2.65 Stats for 2 teams
Julio Becquer 19 15 21 6 1 .857 1.89
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
Waldo Gonzalez 124 241 408 52 81 .926 5.23
Jose Valdivielso 23 50 78 9 14 .934 5.57

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Neil Chrisley 135 239 13 5 2 .981 1.87
Roy Hawes 105 202 10 14 1 .938 2.02 Stats for 2 teams
Don Grate 97 166 11 6 1 .967 1.82 Stats for 2 teams
Joe Bracchitta 69 166 5 1 3 .994 2.48 Stats for 2 teams
Mel Clark 55 103 3 1 0 .991 1.93
Carlos Paula 47 63 5 2 2 .971 1.45 Stats for 2 teams
Tom Wright 44 66 5 2 2 .973 1.61 Stats for 2 teams
Thomas Casagrande 29 37 5 4 0 .913 1.45
Bob Addis 11 15 0 0 0 1.000 1.36

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Floyd Melliere 45 9 22 1 1 .969 0.69 Stats for 2 teams
Ted Abernathy 36 15 54 5 3 .932 1.92
David Benedict 35 7 19 0 0 1.000 0.74
Bob Thollander 29 10 30 2 3 .952 1.38
Dick Brodowski 27 13 21 1 2 .971 1.26
Thomas Casagrande 24 8 8 2 2 .889 0.67
Tony Ponce 20 13 10 0 0 1.000 1.15
Bud Byerly 19 2 10 0 1 1.000 0.63
Tex Clevenger 19 5 24 2 3 .935 1.53
Thornton Kipper 17 1 9 1 1 .909 0.59
Lee Anthony 16 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.13 Stats for 2 teams
Webbo Clarke 16 3 23 2 0 .929 1.63
Ken Wild 10 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.40
John Isaac 8 0.00
Jose Lopez 5 0.00
Donald Robertson 5 0.00
Bill Currie 4 0.00
Earl Mossor 4 0.00
Bill Pleis 4 0.00
Jose Nakamura 3 0.00
Tony Napoles 2 0.00
Marv Rotblatt 2 0.00
Hal White 2 0.00
Oscar Chinique 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ted Abernathy 23 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Mar 6, 1933 Stanley, NC, US
Bob Addis 30 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 6, 1925 Mineral, OH, US
Lee Anthony 37 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jul 26, 1918 LeRoy, KS, US
Julio Becquer 24 L L 5' 11.0" 178 Dec 20, 1931 La Habana, La Habana, CU
David Benedict 26 L L 6' 3.0" 200 1930
Joe Bracchitta 29 L 5' 11.0" 178 Apr 20, 1927 Hackensack, NJ, US
Dick Brodowski 23 R R 6' 1.0" 182 Jul 26, 1932 Bayonne, NJ, US
Paul Burris 32 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 21, 1923 Hickory, NC, US
Bud Byerly 35 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 26, 1920 Webster Groves, MO, US
Thomas Casagrande 26 L L 6' 2.0" 210 1930
Julian Castro 22 R 6' 3.0" 200 1934
Oscar Chinique 19 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 23, 1936 Regala, CU
Neil Chrisley 24 L R 6' 3.0" 187 Dec 16, 1931 Calhoun Falls, SC, US
Mel Clark 31 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jul 7, 1924 Letart, WV, US
Webbo Clarke 28 L L 6' 0.0" 165 Jun 8, 1928 Colon, Colon, PA
Tex Clevenger 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 9, 1932 Visalia, CA, US
Bill Currie 29 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 29, 1926 Leary, GA, US
Yo-Yo Davalillo 28 R R 5' 3.0" 140 Jun 30, 1928 Cabimas, Zulia, VE
Rafael Enoa 22 R 5' 11.0" 170 1934
Waldo Gonzalez 22 R R 6' 0.0" 165 1934
Don Grate 32 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Aug 27, 1923 Greenfield, OH, US
Roy Hawes 29 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Jul 5, 1926 Shiloh, IL, US
Eugene Herbert 28 R 5' 9.0" 160 1928
Ray Holton 30 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Dec 28, 1925
John Isaac 22 L L 6' 0.0" 157 1934
Moose Johnson 26 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Sep 28, 1929 Lead, SD, US
Thornton Kipper 27 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 27, 1928 Bagley, WI, US
Jose Lopez 26 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1930
Jesus Lovio 20 R 5' 10.0" 165 1936
Floyd Melliere 31 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1925
Luis Morales 27 R R 5' 9.0" 150 Nov 3, 1928 Banes, CU
Earl Mossor 30 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Jul 21, 1925 Forbus, TN, US
Jose Nakamura 27 L L 5' 9.0" 140 Jul 28, 1928 Central Las Villas, CU
Tony Napoles 31 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1925
Jack Parks 28 L R 6' 2.0" 205 Jun 12, 1928 Sayreton, AL, US
Carlos Paula 28 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 28, 1927 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Modesto Perez 30 R 6' 0.0" 175 1926
Bill Pleis 18 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 5, 1937 St. Louis, MO, US
Tony Ponce 34 S R 6' 1.0" 205 Aug 12, 1921 Rivera, CA, US
Donald Robertson 30 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 24, 1925 Portland, OR, US
Baldomero Rodriguez -- Unknown
Tony Roig 28 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 23, 1927 New Orleans, LA, US
Marv Rotblatt 28 S L 5' 7.0" 160 Oct 18, 1927 Chicago, IL, US
Dario Rubinstein 24 R 5' 11.0" 175 1932
Marvin Stendel 27 R 6' 3.0" 200 1929
Olmedo Suarez 25 R 5' 6.0" 155 1931
Bob Thollander 25 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jul 30, 1930 Bensenville, TX, US
Jose Valdivielso 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 May 22, 1934 Matanzas, Matanzas, CU
Hal White 37 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 18, 1919 Utica, NY, US
Ken Wild 30 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1926
Tom Wright 32 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 22, 1923 Shelby, NC, US

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