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1956 Montreal Royals

1956 > Class AAA > 1956 International League
Overall: 80-72
Scored 756 runs, Allowed 733 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-74

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: Greg Mulleavy
Represented: Montreal, QC, CA
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 Sparky Anderson 22 140 528 453 65 135 17 5 0 47 4 53 28 .298 .376 .358 .733 162 7 9 6
2 Dave Cole 25 32 21 19 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 8 .105 .190 .263 .454 5 0 0 0
3 Leo Cristante 29 37 62 54 0 9 0 0 0 5 0 2 24 .167 .186 .167 .353 9 0 3 3
4 Chuck Diering 33 57 172 141 18 34 4 0 2 17 2 28 24 .241 .365 .312 .677 44 0 2 1
5 Chico Fernandez 24 89 403 368 57 102 17 2 1 32 14 24 28 .277 .318 .342 .661 126 0 7 4
6 John Forizs 24 5 2 1 .500
7 Bob Hale* 22 23 99 92 19 28 1 0 2 11 0 5 3 .304 .354 .380 .734 35 2 0 0
8 Bill Harris* 24 30 63 58 5 15 1 2 1 11 0 2 6 .259 .279 .397 .675 23 0 2 1
9 Robert Hoffman 26 5 3 2 .667
10 Dixie Howell 36 34 73 63 9 18 2 1 1 12 0 8 10 .286 .361 .397 .758 25 0 1 1
11 Fred Kipp* 24 41 105 95 15 31 1 1 0 11 0 4 15 .326 .350 .358 .708 34 0 5 1
12 Glenn Mickens 25 61 45 39 3 1 0 0 0 4 0 5 10 .026 .136 .026 .162 1 0 1 0
13 Bob Milliken 29 9 10 1 .100
14 Rocky Nelson* 31 49 205 165 42 65 14 0 12 37 2 36 13 .394 .498 .697 1.195 115 1 0 3
15 Peter Nicolis* 26 7 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
16 William Nishita 25 27 27 23 1 5 3 0 0 3 0 0 6 .217 .208 .348 .556 8 0 3 1
17 Clyde Parris 33 152 628 552 92 177 37 0 17 78 3 62 85 .321 .386 .480 .866 265 1 6 7
18 Al Ronning 29 67 202 181 17 45 8 1 0 22 0 16 17 .249 .312 .304 .615 55 1 3 1
19 John Roseboro* 23 125 471 381 76 104 22 2 25 78 13 74 83 .273 .400 .538 .938 205 9 4 3
20 Oscar Sardinas* 25 111 330 292 43 86 15 2 7 51 1 33 48 .295 .370 .432 .801 126 3 0 2
21 Harry Schwegman* 28 71 135 127 14 29 2 1 2 15 0 7 18 .228 .269 .307 .576 39 0 1 0
22 George Shuba* 31 113 348 280 50 68 12 0 13 56 3 55 54 .243 .385 .425 .810 119 11 0 2
23 Jasper Spears 26 58 248 218 24 48 7 0 2 20 1 25 29 .220 .300 .280 .579 61 1 1 3
24 Joe Stanek 24 7 7 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
25 Robert Walz* 25 51 42 40 3 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 14 .050 .073 .125 .198 5 0 1 0
26 Frank White 25 32 57 56 3 9 0 0 0 6 0 0 11 .161 .161 .161 .321 9 0 1 0
27 Dick Williams 27 13 53 50 3 13 3 0 0 6 2 3 5 .260 .302 .320 .622 16 0 0 0
28 Jimmy Williams 30 146 623 550 96 164 27 9 8 55 12 60 44 .298 .366 .424 .790 233 2 6 5
29 Bob Wilson 31 140 608 571 83 175 43 3 12 90 14 20 42 .306 .330 .455 .785 260 4 5 8
30 Earl York* 29 45 158 147 13 30 7 0 1 16 0 9 28 .204 .247 .272 .519 40 0 0 2
30 Players 27.8 152 5735 5040 756 1399 244 29 108 683 75 533 671 .278 .348 .402 .750 2025 43 63 56
* - 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 John Ceplo 24 0 0 2
2 Dave Cole 25 5 6 .455 6.53 32 8 0 0 73.0 89 56 53 7 45 26 0 0 9 1.836 11.0 0.9 5.5 3.2 0.58
3 Leo Cristante 29 9 8 .529 4.36 37 20 7 1 163.0 176 96 79 16 79 61 3 0 3 1.564 9.7 0.9 4.4 3.4 0.77
4 John Forizs 24 1 0 1.000 5
5 Bill Harris 24 11 11 .500 4.42 29 26 11 3 161.0 156 91 79 16 75 70 0 1 10 1.435 8.7 0.9 4.2 3.9 0.93
6 Robert Hoffman 26 0 0 5
7 Fred Kipp* 24 20 7 .741 3.33 40 33 18 2 254.0 220 116 94 22 118 127 9 0 8 1.331 7.8 0.8 4.2 4.5 1.08
8 Glenn Mickens 25 8 7 .533 4.14 57 6 2 1 148.0 154 83 68 9 72 71 4 1 5 1.527 9.4 0.5 4.4 4.3 0.99
9 Bob Milliken 29 2 2 .500 5.45 9 8 2 0 38.0 45 27 23 4 16 14 0 0 1 1.605 10.7 0.9 3.8 3.3 0.88
10 Peter Nicolis* 26 1 1 .500 7
11 William Nishita 25 4 6 .400 4.65 27 10 4 1 89.0 109 55 46 7 31 27 1 0 1 1.573 11.0 0.7 3.1 2.7 0.87
12 Joe Stanek 24 2 1 .667 7
13 Robert Walz 25 9 9 .500 3.87 51 10 1 0 149.0 152 74 64 9 84 78 2 0 9 1.584 9.2 0.5 5.1 4.7 0.93
14 Frank White 25 8 14 .364 4.17 32 26 9 2 166.0 162 92 77 18 80 86 2 1 4 1.458 8.8 1.0 4.3 4.7 1.08
14 Players 25.3 80 72 .526 152 152 733
* - 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
John Roseboro 113 517 55 11 5 .981 5.06 10
Al Ronning 33 120 8 2 1 .985 3.88 1
Dixie Howell 13 42 6 2 2 .960 3.69 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rocky Nelson 49 383 31 1 54 .998 8.45
Earl York 40 311 28 4 33 .988 8.48
Al Ronning 24 163 8 2 15 .988 7.13
Bob Hale 23 196 18 3 18 .986 9.30
Dick Williams 13 106 17 4 12 .969 9.46

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sparky Anderson 139 372 391 15 88 .981 5.49
Harry Schwegman 23 45 55 3 13 .971 4.35

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Clyde Parris 152 132 311 27 33 .943 2.91

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chico Fernandez 89 200 248 24 69 .949 5.03
Jasper Spears 58 118 153 10 34 .964 4.67

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmy Williams 141 341 5 11 0 .969 2.45
Bob Wilson 135 253 10 6 1 .978 1.95
Oscar Sardinas 86 160 9 6 0 .966 1.97
George Shuba 78 143 2 7 0 .954 1.86
Chuck Diering 49 123 1 0 0 1.000 2.53

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Glenn Mickens 57 9 30 5 2 .886 0.68
Robert Walz 51 5 31 2 1 .947 0.71
Fred Kipp 40 15 60 3 4 .962 1.88
Leo Cristante 37 12 21 0 1 1.000 0.89
Dave Cole 32 3 18 1 2 .955 0.66
Frank White 32 11 25 0 1 1.000 1.13
Bill Harris 29 14 29 3 1 .935 1.48
William Nishita 27 4 18 2 3 .917 0.81
Bob Milliken 9 0.00
Peter Nicolis 7 0.00
Joe Stanek 7 0.00
John Forizs 5 0.00
Robert Hoffman 5 0.00
John Ceplo 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Sparky Anderson 22 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Feb 22, 1934 Bridgewater, SD, US
John Ceplo 24 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Mar 20, 1932 Montrose, NY, US
Dave Cole 25 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Aug 29, 1930 Williamsport, MD, US
Leo Cristante 29 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 10, 1926 Detroit, MI, US
Chuck Diering 33 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Feb 5, 1923 St. Louis, MO, US
Chico Fernandez 24 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Mar 2, 1932 La Habana, La Habana, CU
John Forizs 24 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Mar 23, 1932 Bridgeport, CT, US
Bob Hale 22 L L 5' 10.0" 195 Nov 7, 1933 Sarasota, FL, US
Bill Harris 24 L R 5' 8.0" 187 Dec 3, 1931 Duguayville, NB, CA
Robert Hoffman 26 R R 6' 2.0" 170 1930
Dixie Howell 36 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Apr 24, 1920 Louisville, KY, US
Fred Kipp 24 L L 6' 4.0" 200 Oct 1, 1931 Piqua, KS, US
Glenn Mickens 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 26, 1930 Wilmar, CA, US
Bob Milliken 29 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 25, 1926 Majorsville, WV, US
Rocky Nelson 31 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 18, 1924 Portsmouth, OH, US
Peter Nicolis 26 L L 5' 11.0" 190 1930
William Nishita 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 1, 1930
Clyde Parris 33 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Sep 11, 1922 Panama, Panama, PA
Al Ronning 29 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 21, 1926 Everett, WA, US
John Roseboro 23 L R 5' 11.0" 190 May 13, 1933 Ashland, OH, US
Oscar Sardinas 25 L L 5' 6.0" 170 Jul 18, 1930 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Harry Schwegman 28 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 7, 1927 Oxford, OH, US
George Shuba 31 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Dec 13, 1924 Youngstown, OH, US
Jasper Spears 26 R 5' 11.0" 170 Apr 12, 1930 Cheraw, SC, US
Joe Stanek 24 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 12, 1931
Robert Walz 25 L R 6' 1.0" 190 May 24, 1931 Jackson, MI, US
Frank White 25 R R 6' 3.0" 190 May 18, 1931 San Francisco, CA, US
Dick Williams 27 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 7, 1929 St. Louis, MO, US
Jimmy Williams 30 R R 5' 10.0" 180 May 25, 1926 Toronto, ON, CA
Bob Wilson 31 R R 5' 11.0" 197 Feb 22, 1925 Dallas, TX, US
Earl York 29 L 6' 2.0" 195 Oct 20, 1926 Dallas, TX, US

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