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1956 San Francisco Seals

1956 > Class Open > 1956 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 77-88

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Joe Gordon and Eddie Joost
Represented: San Francisco, CA
Ballpark: Seals Stadium (San Francisco, CA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1955 / 1957

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Bill Abernathie 27 36 14 13 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 .231 .231 .308 .538 4 0 0 1 0
2 Ken Aspromonte 24 141 617 549 80 154 35 4 3 42 4 60 44 .281 .352 .375 .727 206 15 2 3 3
3 Ted Bowsfield 21 5 6 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 2 0 0 0 0
4 Jerry Casale 22 37 93 85 11 21 5 1 3 12 1 6 20 .247 .304 .435 .740 37 3 1 1 0
5 Bob DiPietro 28 126 434 365 46 98 19 3 11 60 2 63 45 .268 .376 .427 .804 156 15 2 1 3
6 Larry DiPippo* 26 98 306 264 33 66 13 1 10 45 1 40 34 .250 .349 .420 .769 111 4 0 2 0
7 Eli Grba 21 45 19 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 1 0
8 Bill Henry* 28 42 36 32 6 6 1 0 1 3 0 3 11 .188 .257 .313 .570 10 0 0 1 0
9 Eddie Joost 40 6 16 12 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 .167 .375 .167 .542 2 0 1 0 0
10 Russ Kemmerer 24 38 83 76 2 13 2 0 1 8 0 2 23 .171 .192 .237 .429 18 0 0 5 0
11 Marty Keough* 22 79 335 295 57 93 16 5 9 38 9 35 32 .315 .390 .495 .885 146 2 2 2 1
12 Leo Kiely* 26 13 4 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 1.000 1.250 4 0 0 0 0
13 Ed Lavene 22 34 68 64 5 17 2 0 0 4 0 3 0 .266 .309 .297 .606 19 1 1 0 0
14 Don Lenhardt 33 91 339 294 46 88 11 1 16 49 1 40 42 .299 .385 .507 .891 149 5 2 1 2
15 Jim Mahoney 22 156 562 499 55 114 11 3 3 37 7 45 86 .228 .292 .281 .572 140 11 2 10 6
16 Frank Malzone 26 87 351 324 34 96 14 3 6 42 1 22 18 .296 .339 .414 .753 134 14 0 3 2
17 Jack Osborn 22 13 24 17 3 3 2 0 1 3 0 5 8 .176 .364 .471 .834 8 1 0 2 0
18 Albie Pearson* 21 31 117 101 18 30 5 2 0 6 2 16 8 .297 .393 .386 .779 39 3 0 0 0
19 Jerry Priddy 36 75 199 175 15 52 8 0 2 20 0 20 22 .297 .365 .377 .743 66 6 0 2 2 Stats for 2 teams
20 Ed Sadowski 25 89 248 213 33 50 9 6 7 24 2 30 44 .235 .327 .432 .758 92 3 0 3 2
21 Al Schroll 24 4 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0 0
22 Bill Slack* 23 28 10 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 .143 .400 .143 .543 1 0 0 0 0
23 Bob Smith 28 33 68 62 3 8 0 0 1 2 0 0 24 .129 .129 .177 .306 11 3 0 6 0
24 Bob Smith 25 31 60 53 7 7 0 0 0 1 0 3 15 .132 .179 .132 .311 7 3 0 4 0
25 Haywood Sullivan 25 136 531 476 67 141 32 0 11 77 3 42 61 .296 .350 .433 .783 206 11 1 6 6
26 Max Surkont 34 16 39 31 2 4 2 0 1 3 0 2 10 .129 .182 .290 .472 9 2 0 6 0
27 Joe Tanner 24 82 330 306 36 86 12 1 8 37 11 18 46 .281 .322 .405 .727 124 4 2 1 3
28 Sal Taormina* 34 126 398 305 57 91 12 1 13 56 1 76 31 .298 .435 .472 .908 144 6 5 3 9
29 Bob Thollander 25 3 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 0 0
30 Jack Thomas 25 8 8 8 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 .125 .125 .125 .250 1 0 0 0 0
31 Roy Tinney* 25 10 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 4 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0 0
32 Tony Tornay 26 25 43 43 1 7 3 0 0 6 0 0 4 .163 .163 .233 .395 10 3 0 0 0
33 Tom Umphlett 26 120 491 467 44 133 28 5 5 61 5 12 31 .285 .303 .398 .701 186 11 2 6 4
34 Stan Willis 21 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
35 Gordie Windhorn 22 127 481 446 59 137 14 2 8 45 13 25 41 .307 .347 .401 .749 179 10 3 6 1
35 Players 25.8 166 6252 5535 723 1500 250 38 120 665 61 574 708 .271 .339 .395 .734 2186 134 23 74 46
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 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 Bill Abernathie 27 6 4 .600 2.63 36 1 0 0 68.1 57 22 20 6 20 20 1 1 2 1.127 7.5 0.8 2.6 2.6 1.00
2 Ted Bowsfield* 21 0 3 .000 3.80 5 4 0 0 21.1 15 15 9 2 20 13 2 0 2 1.641 6.3 0.8 8.4 5.5 0.65
3 Jerry Casale 22 19 11 .633 4.10 37 32 16 3 228.1 229 117 104 19 81 143 6 1 9 1.358 9.0 0.7 3.2 5.6 1.77
4 Eli Grba 21 7 4 .636 4.82 45 3 0 0 93.1 100 57 50 6 49 37 1 0 10 1.596 9.6 0.6 4.7 3.6 0.76
5 Bill Henry* 28 5 6 .455 4.73 29 14 5 1 104.2 115 60 55 12 34 50 3 0 0 1.424 9.9 1.0 2.9 4.3 1.47
6 Russ Kemmerer 24 12 14 .462 3.48 38 32 13 1 233.0 235 108 90 9 93 137 1 1 8 1.408 9.1 0.3 3.6 5.3 1.47
7 Leo Kiely* 26 1 3 .250 2.10 13 0 0 0 30.0 31 15 7 3 8 8 0 0 0 1.300 9.3 0.9 2.4 2.4 1.00
8 Jack Osborn 22 3 7 .300 3.30 13 10 4 0 71.0 71 27 26 2 21 27 0 1 0 1.296 9.0 0.3 2.7 3.4 1.29
9 Jerry Priddy 36 0 0 5.73 7 0 0 0 11.0 11 7 7 3 2 1 0 0 0 1.182 9.0 2.5 1.6 0.8 0.50 Stats for 2 teams
10 Al Schroll 24 0 3 .000 3.68 4 2 0 0 14.2 14 10 6 1 12 4 1 0 1 1.773 8.6 0.6 7.4 2.5 0.33
11 Bill Slack 23 1 2 .333 4.29 28 0 0 0 50.1 49 25 24 7 21 13 0 0 0 1.391 8.8 1.3 3.8 2.3 0.62
12 Bob Smith* 28 9 10 .474 4.44 33 25 5 1 174.1 171 96 86 11 94 107 11 1 13 1.520 8.8 0.6 4.9 5.5 1.14
13 Bob Smith* 25 8 11 .421 4.38 30 25 8 1 156.0 176 94 76 9 53 91 4 1 2 1.468 10.2 0.5 3.1 5.2 1.72
14 Max Surkont 34 4 6 .400 2.38 16 13 6 2 102.0 87 35 27 5 29 57 2 1 3 1.137 7.7 0.4 2.6 5.0 1.97
15 Bob Thollander 25 1 1 .500 2.81 3 2 2 0 16.0 18 5 5 1 5 4 0 0 0 1.438 10.1 0.6 2.8 2.2 0.80
16 Jack Thomas 25 1 2 .333 6.00 8 2 0 0 21.0 18 14 14 3 10 10 0 0 0 1.333 7.7 1.3 4.3 4.3 1.00
17 Roy Tinney* 25 0 1 .000 4.39 9 0 0 0 26.2 25 16 13 2 19 16 2 1 0 1.650 8.4 0.7 6.4 5.4 0.84
18 Stan Willis 21 0 0 1.23 3 0 0 0 7.1 6 4 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 1.364 7.4 0.0 4.9 1.2 0.25
18 Players 25.2 77 88 .467 166 166

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Haywood Sullivan 109 532 62 10 8 .983 5.45 1 28
Ed Sadowski 51 261 24 5 4 .983 5.59 4 11
Tony Tornay 10 38 3 0 0 1.000 4.10 1 0

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob DiPietro 93 783 51 10 96 .988 8.97
Larry DiPippo 76 589 29 2 64 .997 8.13
Haywood Sullivan 7 56 1 0 2 1.000 8.14
Jerry Priddy 3 9 2 1 1 .917 3.67 Stats for 2 teams
Ed Sadowski 2 3 0 0 2 1.000 1.50
Don Lenhardt 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Aspromonte 135 331 332 26 103 .962 4.91
Jerry Priddy 42 89 84 3 30 .983 4.12 Stats for 2 teams
Bob DiPietro 11 20 12 1 6 .970 2.91
Joe Tanner 11 20 24 3 5 .936 4.00
Ed Lavene 1 5 1 0 1 1.000 6.00
Jim Mahoney 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Malzone 87 84 200 26 25 .916 3.26
Joe Tanner 64 62 122 12 16 .939 2.88
Ed Lavene 21 13 31 1 5 .978 2.10
Eddie Joost 3 3 8 0 1 1.000 3.67
Bob DiPietro 2 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.50
Ed Sadowski 1 0 4 0 0 1.000 4.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Mahoney 154 246 493 45 99 .943 4.80
Ken Aspromonte 18 16 25 4 4 .911 2.28
Joe Tanner 14 22 35 4 8 .934 4.07
Jerry Priddy 11 17 26 1 2 .977 3.91 Stats for 2 teams
Eddie Joost 2 2 4 1 2 .857 3.00
Ed Lavene 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Frank Malzone 1 0 1 1 0 .500 1.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gordie Windhorn 118 199 7 3 0 .986 1.75
Tom Umphlett 115 294 10 7 3 .977 2.64
Sal Taormina 92 181 9 4 3 .979 2.07
Don Lenhardt 82 138 9 4 1 .974 1.79
Marty Keough 78 185 3 2 0 .989 2.41
Albie Pearson 27 55 4 1 0 .983 2.19
Haywood Sullivan 8 12 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Ed Sadowski 7 12 1 1 0 .929 1.86
Bob DiPietro 3 4 0 1 0 .800 1.33

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eli Grba 45 3 16 0 2 1.000 0.42
Russ Kemmerer 38 11 45 2 3 .966 1.47
Jerry Casale 37 6 25 2 1 .939 0.84
Bill Abernathie 36 4 9 0 0 1.000 0.36
Bob Smith 33 5 31 1 5 .973 1.09
Bob Smith 30 4 26 0 0 1.000 1.00
Bill Henry 29 3 17 1 0 .952 0.69
Bill Slack 28 1 5 0 1 1.000 0.21
Max Surkont 16 7 19 1 1 .963 1.63
Leo Kiely 13 0 6 0 1 1.000 0.46
Jack Osborn 13 5 17 0 1 1.000 1.69
Roy Tinney 9 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.33
Jack Thomas 8 4 1 0 0 1.000 0.63
Jerry Priddy 7 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.29 Stats for 2 teams
Ted Bowsfield 5 1 3 1 0 .800 0.80
Al Schroll 4 5 6 0 1 1.000 2.75
Bob Thollander 3 1 3 0 1 1.000 1.33
Stan Willis 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bill Abernathie 27 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Jan 30, 1929 Torrance, CA, US
Ken Aspromonte 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 22, 1931 Brooklyn, NY, US
Ted Bowsfield 21 R L 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 10, 1935 Vernon, BC, CA
Jerry Casale 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 27, 1933 Brooklyn, NY, US
Bob DiPietro 28 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 1, 1927 San Francisco, CA, US
Larry DiPippo 26 L L 5' 11.0" 175 May 24, 1930 Brooklyn, NY, US
Eli Grba 21 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Aug 9, 1934 Chicago, IL, US
Bill Henry 28 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Oct 15, 1927 Alice, TX, US
Eddie Joost 40 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 5, 1916 San Francisco, CA, US
Russ Kemmerer 24 R R 6' 2.0" 198 Nov 1, 1931 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Marty Keough 22 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 14, 1934 Oakland, CA, US
Leo Kiely 26 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Nov 30, 1929 Hoboken, NJ, US
Ed Lavene 22 R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 6, 1933 Mobile, AL, US
Don Lenhardt 33 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Oct 4, 1922 Alton, IL, US
Jim Mahoney 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 May 26, 1934 Englewood, NJ, US
Frank Malzone 26 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 28, 1930 Bronx, NY, US
Jack Osborn 22 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Jun 14, 1934 San Diego, CA, US
Albie Pearson 21 L L 5' 5.0" 140 Sep 12, 1934 Alhambra, CA, US
Jerry Priddy 36 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Nov 9, 1919 Los Angeles, CA, US
Ed Sadowski 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 19, 1931 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Al Schroll 24 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Mar 22, 1932 New Orleans, LA, US
Bill Slack 23 L R 5' 10.0" 175 May 3, 1933 Sarnia, ON, CA
Bob Smith 25 R L 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 1, 1931 Woodsville, NH, US
Bob Smith 28 R L 6' 0.0" 185 May 13, 1928 Clarence, MO, US
Haywood Sullivan 25 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Dec 15, 1930 Donalsonville, GA, US
Max Surkont 34 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jun 16, 1922 Central Falls, RI, US
Joe Tanner 24 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 16, 1931 Laurel, MS, US
Sal Taormina 34 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 8, 1922 San Jose, CA, US
Bob Thollander 25 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jul 30, 1930 Bensenville, TX, US
Jack Thomas 25 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Jun 2, 1931 Greensboro, NC, US
Roy Tinney 25 L L 6' 3.0" 190 May 22, 1931 Altus, OK, US
Tony Tornay 26 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Oct 3, 1929 San Francisco, CA, US
Tom Umphlett 26 R R 6' 2.0" 180 May 12, 1930 Scotland Neck, NC, US
Stan Willis 21 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Sep 8, 1934 Brookfield, MO, US
Gordie Windhorn 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 19, 1933 Watseka, IL, US

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