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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
1Ted Abernathy2340918491711070512.
2Bob Addis*301539382122005016.316.333.368.702141000
3Lee Anthony371633000000002. for 2 teams
4Julio Becquer*2415156753359125204157242378.235.267.371.63919810326
5David Benedict*26354035250000057.
6Joe Bracchitta*298330224536649201425450.261.395.314.710773111Stats for 2 teams
7Dick Brodowski23368171101641060714.225.295.310.605220030
8Paul Burris32351069352120116097.
9Bud Byerly3519119020001002.
10Thomas Casagrande*269320618118396111732131.215.302.276.579503211
11Julian Castro22102321160000024.286.348.286.63460000
12Neil Chrisley*2414457751774154405249854480.298.358.534.89127610817
13Webbo Clarke*282853514100002028.
14Tex Clevenger23193328161001039.
15Bill Currie29530000.000.0000
16Yo-Yo Davalillo2879353318398417102342825.264.324.324.6481038142
17Rafael Enoa229101.100
18Waldo Gonzalez221244934555511122402422971.244.295.310.6051416450
19Don Grate321243643355310614543672351.316.360.424.7841428132Stats for 2 teams
20Roy Hawes*2912148142661128231094924382.300.372.465.8361985723Stats for 2 teams
21Eugene Herbert28104333301346914152612448.229.294.332.62610010431
22Ray Holton3064237208315611053202414.269.347.394.742826212
23John Isaac*22820000.000.0000
24Moose Johnson26552051712542520812918.246.355.298.653514050
25Thornton Kipper27181818041002006.
26Jesus Lovio20341.250
27Floyd Melliere31451413110012007.077.143.308.45140100Stats for 2 teams
28Luis Morales27340000.000.0000
29Jack Parks*288927725424668383302148.260.314.409.7241042002
30Carlos Paula28773012665291124165553024.342.409.5981.00615914203Stats for 2 teams
31Modesto Perez30694.444
32Bill Pleis*18470000.000.0000
33Tony Ponce#3424433771010071610.270.372.297.669111000
34Baldomero Rodriguez?--113735280101018.
35Tony Roig285523921330618342702350.286.360.408.768876201
36Dario Rubinstein24871.143
37Marvin Stendel27440000.000.0000
38Olmedo Suarez25110000.000.0000
39Bob Thollander2538757181643050315.225.257.366.623263010
40Jose Valdivielso22238883102690170411.313.352.458.810381100
41Hal White37220000.000.0000
42Ken Wild301033000000000.
43Tom Wright*325117715918392132001330.245.303.327.630524122Stats for 2 teams
43 Players27.0154565650956221340221539157129443771.263.325.381.705194011439433636
* - 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
1Ted Abernathy231216.4293.903631192231.02291221001092102126071.3908.
2Lee Anthony37006.651600023.03723173110171012.08714. for 2 teams
3David Benedict*2646.4004.97351220114.014279639411502021.60511.
4Dick Brodowski231112.4784.552725120178.019910790197631118041.54510.
5Bud Byerly3522.5001.471900043.030972143220001.0236.
6Thomas Casagrande*2603.0004.682430073.06942388370342021.4528.
7Oscar Chinique19001
8Webbo Clarke*28410.2864.89161480103.011670564404442001.51510.
9Tex Clevenger23211.1545.94191630103.0129756811413611031.65011.
10Bill Currie2901.0004
11John Isaac*22008
12Thornton Kipper2734.4293.671741054.05634225140221011.2969.
13Jose Lopez26005
14Floyd Melliere3153.6254.864511074.09049409264261021.56810. for 2 teams
15Earl Mossor3001.0004
16Jose Nakamura*2701.0003
17Tony Napoles31002
18Bill Pleis*18004
19Tony Ponce3497.5634.46201581105.0139645213223211141.53311.
20Donald Robertson30005
21Marv Rotblatt*2801.0002
22Bob Thollander251116.4075.602926110167.020311810416626843011.58710.
23Hal White37002
24Ken Wild3011.5005.621010016.018101014041001.37510.
24 Players27.06093.3924.89154154896531313.0151685071411450336726331281.53810.
* - 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


Jack Parks793463893.9774.864
Ray Holton593053538.9915.764
Paul Burris291382015.9945.453


Julio Becquer139111610120110.9848.76
Roy Hawes2115311417.9767.81Stats for 2 teams
Thomas Casagrande1379716.9896.62


Tony Roig51122151729.9755.35
Eugene Herbert4976133728.9684.27
Moose Johnson491001531837.9345.16
Yo-Yo Davalillo1535300101.0004.33


Yo-Yo Davalillo65821271117.9503.22
Eugene Herbert49336924.9812.08
Carlos Paula26155494.8852.65Stats for 2 teams
Julio Becquer19152161.8571.89
Don Grate1214831.8801.83Stats for 2 teams


Waldo Gonzalez1242414085281.9265.23
Jose Valdivielso235078914.9345.57


Neil Chrisley1352391352.9811.87
Roy Hawes10520210141.9382.02Stats for 2 teams
Don Grate971661161.9671.82Stats for 2 teams
Joe Bracchitta69166513.9942.48Stats for 2 teams
Mel Clark55103310.9911.93
Carlos Paula4763522.9711.45Stats for 2 teams
Tom Wright4466522.9731.61Stats for 2 teams
Thomas Casagrande2937540.9131.45
Bob Addis11150001.0001.36


Floyd Melliere4592211.9690.69Stats for 2 teams
Ted Abernathy36155453.9321.92
David Benedict35719001.0000.74
Bob Thollander29103023.9521.38
Dick Brodowski27132112.9711.26
Thomas Casagrande248822.8890.67
Tony Ponce201310001.0001.15
Bud Byerly19210011.0000.63
Tex Clevenger1952423.9351.53
Thornton Kipper171911.9090.59
Lee Anthony1602001.0000.13Stats for 2 teams
Webbo Clarke1632320.9291.63
Ken Wild1013001.0000.40
John Isaac8
Jose Lopez5
Donald Robertson5
Bill Currie4
Earl Mossor4
Bill Pleis4
Jose Nakamura3
Tony Napoles2
Marv Rotblatt2
Hal White2
Oscar Chinique1

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Ted Abernathy23RR6' 4.0"215Mar 6, 1933Stanley, NC, US
Bob Addis30LR6' 0.0"175Nov 6, 1925Mineral, OH, US
Lee Anthony37RR6' 3.0"205Jul 26, 1918LeRoy, KS, US
Julio Becquer24LL5' 11.0"178Dec 20, 1931La Habana, La Habana, CU
David Benedict26LL6' 3.0"2001930
Joe Bracchitta29L5' 11.0"178Apr 20, 1927Hackensack, NJ, US
Dick Brodowski23RR6' 1.0"182Jul 26, 1932Bayonne, NJ, US
Paul Burris32RR6' 0.0"190Jul 21, 1923Hickory, NC, US
Bud Byerly35RR6' 2.0"185Oct 26, 1920Webster Groves, MO, US
Thomas Casagrande26LL6' 2.0"2101930
Julian Castro22R6' 3.0"2001934
Oscar Chinique19RR6' 0.0"175Aug 23, 1936Regala, CU
Neil Chrisley24LR6' 3.0"187Dec 16, 1931Calhoun Falls, SC, US
Mel Clark31RR6' 0.0"180Jul 7, 1924Letart, WV, US
Webbo Clarke28LL6' 0.0"165Jun 8, 1928Colon, Colon, PA
Tex Clevenger23RR6' 1.0"180Jul 9, 1932Visalia, CA, US
Bill Currie29RR6' 0.0"175Nov 29, 1926Leary, GA, US
Yo-Yo Davalillo28RR5' 3.0"140Jun 30, 1928Cabimas, Zulia, VE
Rafael Enoa22R5' 11.0"1701934
Waldo Gonzalez22RR6' 0.0"1651934
Don Grate32RR6' 2.0"180Aug 27, 1923Greenfield, OH, US
Roy Hawes29LL6' 2.0"190Jul 5, 1926Shiloh, IL, US
Eugene Herbert28R5' 9.0"1601928
Ray Holton30RR5' 10.0"190Dec 28, 1925
John Isaac22LL6' 0.0"1571934
Moose Johnson26RR5' 9.0"170Sep 28, 1929Lead, SD, US
Thornton Kipper27RR6' 3.0"190Sep 27, 1928Bagley, WI, US
Jose Lopez26RR6' 1.0"1951930
Jesus Lovio20R5' 10.0"1651936
Floyd Melliere31RR6' 2.0"1901925
Luis Morales27RR5' 9.0"150Nov 3, 1928Banes, CU
Earl Mossor30LR6' 1.0"175Jul 21, 1925Forbus, TN, US
Jose Nakamura27LL5' 9.0"140Jul 28, 1928Central Las Villas, CU
Tony Napoles31RR5' 11.0"1701925
Jack Parks28LR6' 2.0"205Jun 12, 1928Sayreton, AL, US
Carlos Paula28RR6' 3.0"195Nov 28, 1927La Habana, La Habana, CU
Modesto Perez30R6' 0.0"1751926
Bill Pleis18LL5' 10.0"170Aug 5, 1937St. Louis, MO, US
Tony Ponce34SR6' 1.0"205Aug 12, 1921Rivera, CA, US
Donald Robertson30RR6' 0.0"175Dec 24, 1925Portland, OR, US
Baldomero Rodriguez--Unknown
Tony Roig28RR6' 1.0"180Dec 23, 1927New Orleans, LA, US
Marv Rotblatt28SL5' 7.0"160Oct 18, 1927Chicago, IL, US
Dario Rubinstein24R5' 11.0"1751932
Marvin Stendel27R6' 3.0"2001929
Olmedo Suarez25R5' 6.0"1551931
Bob Thollander25RR5' 11.0"185Jul 30, 1930Bensenville, TX, US
Jose Valdivielso22RR6' 1.0"175May 22, 1934Matanzas, Matanzas, CU
Hal White37RR5' 10.0"165Mar 18, 1919Utica, NY, US
Ken Wild30RR6' 1.0"1851926
Tom Wright32LR5' 11.0"180Sep 22, 1923Shelby, NC, US

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