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1956 Danville Leafs

1956 > Class B > 1956 Carolina League
Overall: 83-69
Scored 748 runs, Allowed 709 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-72

Affiliation: New York Giants-NL
Manager: Salty Parker
Represented: Danville, VA
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 Kenneth Andersen 21 31 46 4 0 0 1 .087 .152 7
2 Robert Beier 23 24 84 14 2 1 0 .167 .214 18
3 Charles Bennett 23 7 2 0 .000
4 Joe Blasko 20 42 50 6 1 0 0 .120 .140 7
5 John Brady 22 1 1 0 .000
6 Charles Davis 20 44 75 19 5 0 0 .253 .320 24
7 James Dunevant* 25 7 11 1 .091
8 Gordon Dyment 25 42 36 6 2 0 2 .167 .389 14
9 John Elias 22 9 23 4 .174
10 Don Frailey* 22 8 29 4 .138
11 Frank Funk 20 8 7 2 .286
12 Stanford Grossman 24 138 429 108 22 0 0 .252 .303 130
13 Joseph Hardgrove 23 7 5 0 .000
14 Joe Hawthorne? -- 1 2 1 .500
15 Wayne Heim 23 98 290 49 11 0 1 .169 .217 63
16 Edward Herstek 20 33 93 20 2 1 0 .215 .258 24
17 Robert Hildebrand 23 129 477 130 11 1 0 .273 .300 143
18 Jacob Jacobsen 25 7 5 1 .200
19 Orland Johnson 23 3 2 0 .000
20 Robert Koperwhats 24 7 14 2 .143
21 George Lastres 20 6 1 0 .000
22 Arthur Lettieri 21 9 23 6 .261
23 Jack Lewis 23 107 369 107 17 4 12 .290 .455 168
24 Robert Lloyd 23 10 9 2 0 0 1 .222 .556 5
25 Eugene Matty 23 28 46 9 1 0 0 .196 .217 10
26 Willie McCovey* 18 152 519 161 38 8 29 .310 .582 302
27 Tommy McIntyre* 22 13 14 3 2 0 0 .214 .357 5
28 Roy Nelson 23 125 392 90 19 3 4 .230 .324 127
29 Jose Pagan 21 147 566 160 30 4 10 .283 .403 228
30 Larry Paladino 26 6 4 1 .250
31 William Pruett* 21 12 19 2 0 0 0 .105 .105 2
32 Donald Saatzer 22 42 104 14 3 2 1 .135 .231 24 Stats for 2 teams
33 Julio Solano? -- 3 5 2 .400
34 John Spreen 24 32 66 11 3 1 1 .167 .288 19
35 Tony Taylor 20 150 544 145 28 7 13 .267 .415 226
36 Donald Tkacsik* 24 12 19 2 0 0 0 .105 .105 2
37 Leon Wagner* 22 152 543 179 23 2 51 .330 .661 359
38 Albert Wilson 24 33 76 6 1 0 0 .079 .092 7
38 Players 21.8 152 5659 4946 748 1257 223 32 126 614 83 611 899 .254 .334 .389 .723 1922 73 29 14
* - 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 Kenneth Andersen* 21 8 6 .571 3.95 31 17 132.0 120 79 58 11 87 1.568 8.2 0.8 5.9
2 Charles Bennett 23 0 0 6
3 Joe Blasko 20 10 13 .435 3.37 42 19 179.0 154 89 67 20 114 1.497 7.7 1.0 5.7
4 Charles Davis 20 18 9 .667 3.55 43 25 223.0 188 106 88 28 97 1.278 7.6 1.1 3.9
5 Gordon Dyment 25 7 6 .538 3.98 42 13 131.0 130 72 58 9 75 1.565 8.9 0.6 5.2
6 Frank Funk 20 0 3 .000 7.20 8 5 25.0 31 20 20 10 1.640 11.2 3.6
7 Joseph Hardgrove* 23 0 0 7
8 Joe Hawthorne? -- 1 0 1.000 1
9 Jacob Jacobsen 25 0 2 .000 5
10 George Lastres 20 0 1 .000 4
11 Robert Lloyd 23 0 0 10
12 Eugene Matty 23 12 7 .632 3.50 27 19 144.0 129 64 56 13 47 1.222 8.1 0.8 2.9
13 Tommy McIntyre* 22 2 2 .500 3.07 13 4 44.0 38 17 15 4 17 1.250 7.8 0.8 3.5
14 Larry Paladino 26 0 1 .000 6
15 William Pruett 21 3 6 .333 3.41 11 9 66.0 61 31 25 7 11 1.091 8.3 1.0 1.5
16 Julio Solano? -- 0 0 3
17 Donald Tkacsik* 24 4 4 .500 3.57 12 7 58.0 56 35 23 4 47 1.776 8.7 0.6 7.3
18 Albert Wilson 24 18 9 .667 2.92 33 26 191.0 157 80 62 8 118 1.440 7.4 0.4 5.6
18 Players 22.2 83 69 .546 152 152 709
* - 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
Charles Davis 43 0.00
Joe Blasko 42 0.00
Gordon Dyment 42 0.00
Albert Wilson 33 0.00
Kenneth Andersen 31 0.00
Eugene Matty 27 0.00
Tommy McIntyre 13 0.00
Donald Tkacsik 12 0.00
William Pruett 11 0.00
Robert Lloyd 10 0.00
Frank Funk 8 0.00
Joseph Hardgrove 7 0.00
Charles Bennett 6 0.00
Larry Paladino 6 0.00
Jacob Jacobsen 5 0.00
George Lastres 4 0.00
Julio Solano 3 0.00
Joe Hawthorne 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Kenneth Andersen 21 R L 6' 2.0" 185 1935
Robert Beier 23 R 5' 11.0" 170 1933
Charles Bennett 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1933
Joe Blasko 20 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 28, 1935 Pittsburgh, PA, US
John Brady 22 R R 6' 2.0" 181 1934
Charles Davis 20 R R 6' 0.0" 160 1936
James Dunevant 25 L 5' 10.0" 175 1931
Gordon Dyment 25 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1931
John Elias 22 R 5' 11.0" 170 1934
Don Frailey 22 L R 5' 10.0" 165 Apr 28, 1934 Vandalia, IL, US
Frank Funk 20 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 30, 1935 Washington, DC, US
Stanford Grossman 24 R 6' 0.0" 190 1932
Joseph Hardgrove 23 R L 6' 1.0" 200 1933
Joe Hawthorne -- Unknown
Wayne Heim 23 R 5' 11.0" 185 1933
Edward Herstek 20 R R 6' 2.0" 192 1936
Robert Hildebrand 23 R 5' 10.0" 168 1933
Jacob Jacobsen 25 R R 6' 2.0" 205 1931
Orland Johnson 23 R 6' 1.0" 170 1933
Robert Koperwhats 24 R 5' 10.0" 155 1932
George Lastres 20 R R 6' 1.0" 168 1936
Arthur Lettieri 21 R R 6' 1.0" 187 1935
Jack Lewis 23 R R 5' 10.0" 185 1933
Robert Lloyd 23 R R 6' 2.0" 197 1933
Eugene Matty 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1933
Willie McCovey 18 L L 6' 4.0" 198 Jan 10, 1938 Mobile, AL, US
Tommy McIntyre 22 L L 6' 1.0" 195 1934 Chesnee, SC, US
Roy Nelson 23 R 6' 2.0" 185 1933
Jose Pagan 21 R R 5' 9.0" 160 May 5, 1935 Barceloneta, PR
Larry Paladino 26 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 15, 1929 Center Ridge, AR, US
William Pruett 21 L R 6' 1.0" 185 1935
Donald Saatzer 22 R 6' 1.0" 200 1934
Julio Solano -- Unknown
John Spreen 24 R 6' 1.0" 193 Nov 1, 1931 Hays, KS, US
Tony Taylor 20 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Dec 19, 1935 Central Alava, CU
Donald Tkacsik 24 L L 6' 0.0" 205 Dec 12, 1931
Leon Wagner 22 L R 6' 1.0" 195 May 13, 1934 Chattanooga, TN, US
Albert Wilson 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1932

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