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1956 Colorado Springs Sky Sox

1956 > Class A > 1956 Western League
Overall: 66-72
Scored 789 runs, Allowed 815 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 67-71

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Jack Conway
Represented: Colorado Springs, CO
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 Fritz Ackley* 19 12 20 7 0 0 2 .350 .650 13
2 Rudy Arias* 25 56 78 20 3 0 0 .256 .295 23
3 Don Bacon* 21 62 201 54 4 1 2 .269 .328 66
4 Garland Brill 25 37 26 2 0 0 0 .077 .077 2
5 Paul Brissette 25 101 364 95 14 1 6 .261 .354 129
6 Phillip Brown* 22 19 29 3 0 0 0 .103 .103 3
7 Ronald Cooper* 21 73 256 71 16 3 10 .277 .480 123
8 Domenick Ditusa 20 121 474 154 29 3 37 .325 .633 300
9 Byron Elser 26 6 9 1 .111
10 Paul Griffith* 22 134 517 174 26 12 10 .337 .491 254
11 Sam Hairston 36 123 453 144 38 0 8 .318 .455 206
12 Russ Heman 23 33 67 7 1 0 0 .104 .119 8
13 Jim Landis 22 13 49 21 7 1 3 .429 .796 39
14 Robert Lowe 26 34 43 5 1 0 1 .116 .209 9
15 Jim McAnany 19 25 87 22 4 1 2 .253 .391 34
16 Richard Means* 20 129 496 121 20 7 19 .244 .427 212
17 Gerald Olesko 23 10 27 5 1 0 0 .185 .222 6
18 William Pauletich* 20 33 76 24 7 0 0 .316 .408 31
19 Donald Prohovich* 21 71 236 67 14 0 11 .284 .483 114
20 Charles Rabung 23 29 46 5 0 0 0 .109 .109 5
21 Richard Ramos 22 26 58 12 0 0 0 .207 .207 12
22 Thomas Richards* 20 18 28 6 1 0 1 .214 .357 10
23 Robert Sagers 22 17 63 15 2 1 1 .238 .349 22
24 Charles Schaffernoth 22 22 36 8 3 0 1 .222 .389 14
25 Thomas Schmidt 23 3 1 0 .000
26 Daniel Severino 21 19 29 6 1 0 1 .207 .345 10
27 Eugene Sheets 24 116 421 134 24 2 21 .318 .534 225
28 Bobby Winkles 26 131 510 152 31 4 5 .298 .404 206
29 Lowe Wren 27 8 21 4 .190
30 Alois Zilian 32 7 8 1 .125
30 Players 23.7 139 5401 4726 789 1338 245 37 140 701 43 587 819 .283 .360 .439 .799 2077 104 51 37
* - 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 Fritz Ackley 19 0 2 .000 6.47 9 4 32.0 41 32 23 4 14 1.719 11.5 1.1 3.9
2 Rudy Arias* 25 8 5 .615 3.55 35 10 142.0 139 70 56 14 65 1.437 8.8 0.9 4.1
3 Robert Bennett 22 1 0 1.000 6
4 Garland Brill 25 6 5 .545 5.34 35 5 91.0 103 62 54 14 42 1.593 10.2 1.4 4.2
5 Phillip Brown 22 2 6 .250 5.11 16 10 74.0 82 51 42 7 51 1.797 10.0 0.9 6.2
6 Russ Heman 23 14 11 .560 4.37 33 28 208.0 206 128 101 30 110 1.519 8.9 1.3 4.8
7 Robert Lowe 26 12 7 .632 5.37 34 12 129.0 167 90 77 21 23 1.473 11.7 1.5 1.6
8 Charles Rabung 23 7 9 .438 6.05 28 16 125.0 136 91 84 20 60 1.568 9.8 1.4 4.3
9 Richard Ramos 22 10 11 .476 4.47 26 25 175.0 186 100 87 16 76 1.497 9.6 0.8 3.9
10 Thomas Richards 20 4 9 .308 5.85 14 14 80.0 91 60 52 14 47 1.725 10.2 1.6 5.3
11 Charles Schaffernoth 22 0 0 2
12 Thomas Schmidt* 23 0 1 .000 3
13 Daniel Severino 21 2 5 .286 6.34 15 9 71.0 83 61 50 17 42 1.761 10.5 2.2 5.3
14 James Smith? -- 0 0 1
15 Bobby Winkles 26 0 1 .000 4
16 Lowe Wren 27 0 0 3
17 Alois Zilian 32 0 0 7
18 William Zinck* 21 0 0 1
18 Players 23.3 66 72 .478 139 139 815
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rudy Arias 35 0.00
Garland Brill 35 0.00
Robert Lowe 34 0.00
Russ Heman 33 0.00
Charles Rabung 28 0.00
Richard Ramos 26 0.00
Phillip Brown 16 0.00
Daniel Severino 15 0.00
Thomas Richards 14 0.00
Fritz Ackley 9 0.00
Alois Zilian 7 0.00
Robert Bennett 6 0.00
Thomas Schmidt 3 0.00
James Smith 1 0.00
William Zinck 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Fritz Ackley 19 L R 6' 1.0" 202 Apr 10, 1937 Hayward, WI, US
Rudy Arias 25 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Jun 6, 1931 Las Villas, CU
Don Bacon 21 L R 5' 9.0" 160 Jun 28, 1935 Oklahoma City, OK, US
Robert Bennett 22 R R 6' 3.0" 205 1934
Garland Brill 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 10, 1930 Arlington, VA, US
Paul Brissette 25 R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 25, 1931 Springfield, MA, US
Phillip Brown 22 L R 6' 0.0" 173 1934
Ronald Cooper 21 L 5' 11.0" 180 1935
Domenick Ditusa 20 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 29, 1935 Chicago, IL, US
Byron Elser 26 R R 5' 9.0" 170 1930
Paul Griffith 22 L R 5' 10.0" 170 1934
Sam Hairston 36 R R 5' 10.0" 187 Jan 20, 1920 Crawford, MS, US
Russ Heman 23 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Feb 10, 1933 Olive, CA, US
Jim Landis 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 9, 1934 Fresno, CA, US
Robert Lowe 26 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1930
Jim McAnany 19 R R 5' 10.0" 196 Sep 4, 1936 Los Angeles, CA, US
Richard Means 20 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 9, 1936
Gerald Olesko 23 R 5' 11.0" 164 1933
William Pauletich 20 L R 5' 11.0" 190 1936
Donald Prohovich 21 L R 6' 1.0" 187 Nov 30, 1934 Ware, MA, US
Charles Rabung 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1933
Richard Ramos 22 R R 6' 5.0" 225 1934
Thomas Richards 20 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 4, 1936 Carlos, MD, US
Robert Sagers 22 R R 5' 10.0" 181 Nov 1, 1933
Charles Schaffernoth 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1934
Thomas Schmidt 23 R L 6' 2.0" 180 1933
Daniel Severino 21 R R 5' 8.0" 175 1935
Eugene Sheets 24 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1932
James Smith -- Unknown
Bobby Winkles 26 R R 5' 9.0" 168 Mar 11, 1930 Tuckerman, AR, US
Lowe Wren 27 R R 6' 0.0" 195 1929
Alois Zilian 32 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1924
William Zinck 21 L L 5' 11.0" 160 1935

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