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1956 Los Angeles Angels

1956 > Class Open > 1956 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 107-61

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Bob Scheffing
Represented: Los Angeles, CA
Ballpark: Wrigley Field (Los Angeles, CA)
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 Red Adams 34 18 40 39 3 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 8 .103 .125 .103 .228 4 1 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
2 Bob Anderson 20 71 20 20 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 12 .050 .050 .200 .250 4 0 0 0 0
3 John Andre* 33 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
4 Ray Bauer 27 49 22 19 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .158 .273 .158 .431 3 1 1 0 0
5 Steve Bilko 27 162 709 597 163 215 18 6 55 164 4 104 105 .360 .453 .687 1.140 410 13 2 0 6
6 Jim Bolger 24 165 656 592 88 193 37 4 28 147 3 48 42 .326 .376 .544 .919 322 15 5 1 10
7 John Briggs 22 19 32 31 3 5 1 0 1 1 0 1 12 .161 .188 .290 .478 9 1 0 0 0
8 Pidge Browne* 27 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
9 Buzz Clarkson 41 8 18 11 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 .273 .529 .364 .893 4 1 2 1 0
10 Bob Coats* 26 103 267 237 45 75 7 0 0 29 3 24 16 .316 .378 .346 .724 82 4 0 5 1
11 Hy Cohen 25 5 15 12 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .167 .286 .167 .452 2 1 0 1 0
12 Lorenzo Davis 38 64 160 152 19 48 9 0 6 24 1 5 17 .316 .340 .493 .833 75 1 1 1 1
13 Dick Drott 19 35 81 75 6 14 2 0 2 9 0 0 17 .187 .192 .293 .486 22 4 1 3 2
14 Jim Fanning 28 12 29 27 4 9 1 0 1 5 0 1 5 .333 .345 .481 .826 13 1 0 0 1
15 Gene Fodge 24 47 71 65 9 11 1 0 0 7 0 3 20 .169 .206 .185 .390 12 4 0 3 0
16 George Freese 29 137 544 474 87 138 31 4 22 113 5 53 49 .291 .365 .513 .877 243 11 6 4 7
17 Johnny Goryl 22 12 27 21 4 4 1 0 1 4 0 4 4 .190 .308 .381 .689 8 0 0 1 1
18 Eddie Haas* 21 41 186 149 34 41 5 1 4 19 1 32 23 .275 .400 .403 .803 60 1 1 1 3
19 Joe Hannah 25 93 277 239 29 65 12 1 1 33 0 34 46 .272 .364 .343 .707 82 4 1 2 1
20 Dave Hillman 28 37 88 76 4 12 1 0 0 6 0 5 32 .158 .210 .171 .381 13 1 0 7 0
21 John Hricinak 24 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
22 Don Lauters 25 39 112 100 15 26 6 1 2 6 0 7 25 .260 .312 .400 .712 40 1 1 3 1
23 Gene Mauch 30 146 650 566 123 197 29 3 20 84 2 70 43 .348 .424 .516 .940 292 16 5 8 1
24 Richie Myers 26 15 45 36 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 7 0 .111 .256 .139 .395 5 2 0 2 0
25 Harry Perkowski* 33 24 36 34 5 7 1 0 2 2 0 1 12 .206 .229 .412 .640 14 1 0 1 0
26 Marino Pieretti 35 38 49 45 5 11 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .244 .261 .311 .572 14 2 0 3 0
27 George Piktuzis 24 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0
28 Pete Spasoff* 23 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 1 0 0 0
29 Bob Speake* 25 158 666 580 107 174 29 3 25 111 14 74 100 .300 .377 .490 .867 284 12 3 1 8
30 Don Swanson* 23 7 7 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .286 .571 2 0 0 0 0
31 El Tappe 29 100 363 303 30 81 14 1 3 36 0 46 40 .267 .367 .350 .717 106 19 4 6 4
32 Bob Thorpe 21 35 66 62 6 17 3 1 1 9 0 3 18 .274 .308 .403 .711 25 2 0 1 0
33 Gale Wade* 27 101 435 383 77 112 8 7 20 67 16 43 62 .292 .368 .507 .875 194 4 4 3 2
34 Casey Wise# 23 168 768 705 122 202 36 4 7 60 7 50 51 .287 .332 .379 .711 267 12 0 9 4
34 Players 26.4 168 6425 5656 1000 1678 255 36 202 933 56 623 771 .297 .367 .462 .829 2611 136 36 57 53
* - 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 Red Adams 34 6 4 .600 4.49 18 14 5 0 100.1 125 59 50 17 21 36 1 0 0 1.455 11.2 1.5 1.9 3.2 1.71 Stats for 2 teams
2 Bob Anderson 20 12 4 .750 2.65 70 0 0 0 105.1 103 43 31 5 52 61 1 0 12 1.472 8.8 0.4 4.4 5.2 1.17
3 John Andre 33 0 1 .000 7.04 3 1 0 0 7.2 11 8 6 2 8 4 0 0 1 2.478 12.9 2.3 9.4 4.7 0.50
4 Ray Bauer* 27 6 1 .857 3.16 49 0 0 0 79.2 85 36 28 4 25 32 1 0 2 1.381 9.6 0.5 2.8 3.6 1.28
5 John Briggs 22 5 5 .500 5.62 18 13 4 0 80.0 109 56 50 9 27 37 0 0 1 1.700 12.3 1.0 3.0 4.2 1.37
6 Hy Cohen 25 5 0 1.000 5.70 5 5 1 0 30.0 40 21 19 5 15 16 0 0 1 1.833 12.0 1.5 4.5 4.8 1.07
7 Dick Drott 19 13 10 .565 4.39 35 30 11 1 196.2 198 119 96 23 108 184 6 1 9 1.556 9.1 1.1 4.9 8.4 1.70
8 Gene Fodge 24 19 7 .731 4.31 44 25 11 2 192.0 204 100 92 13 82 122 5 1 1 1.490 9.6 0.6 3.8 5.7 1.49
9 Dave Hillman 28 21 7 .750 3.38 33 29 15 3 210.1 207 90 79 16 60 130 3 0 3 1.269 8.9 0.7 2.6 5.6 2.17
10 John Hricinak 24 0 0 3.48 8 0 0 0 10.1 9 6 4 0 9 4 0 2 0 1.742 7.8 0.0 7.8 3.5 0.44
11 Tom LeGros 25 0 1 .000 7.20 4 0 0 0 5.0 3 4 4 1 5 1 0 0 0 1.600 5.4 1.8 9.0 1.8 0.20
12 Harry Perkowski* 33 4 6 .400 4.78 22 12 2 0 90.1 106 57 48 10 41 52 3 0 0 1.627 10.6 1.0 4.1 5.2 1.27
13 Marino Pieretti 35 7 9 .438 4.90 38 17 2 0 156.0 191 99 85 16 53 68 4 0 3 1.564 11.0 0.9 3.1 3.9 1.28
14 George Piktuzis* 24 0 1 .000 9.53 3 2 0 0 5.2 6 6 6 2 6 7 1 0 1 2.118 9.5 3.2 9.5 11.1 1.17
15 Pete Spasoff* 23 0 0 12.46 1 0 0 0 4.1 11 7 6 0 2 3 0 0 1 3.000 22.8 0.0 4.2 6.2 1.50
16 Don Swanson* 23 2 0 1.000 2.79 7 1 0 0 19.1 15 7 6 3 6 13 0 1 1 1.086 7.0 1.4 2.8 6.1 2.17
17 Bob Thorpe 21 7 7 .500 4.86 29 20 6 1 155.2 183 95 84 24 60 77 4 0 3 1.561 10.6 1.4 3.5 4.5 1.28
17 Players 25.5 107 61 .637 168 168
* - 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
El Tappe 96 467 42 9 14 .983 5.30 5 17
Joe Hannah 80 405 39 4 6 .991 5.55 4 16
Jim Fanning 8 42 2 2 1 .957 5.50 0 2
Lorenzo Davis 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Bilko 162 1280 105 17 139 .988 8.55
Bob Speake 5 25 3 0 4 1.000 5.60
Lorenzo Davis 3 36 1 2 6 .949 12.33

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gene Mauch 138 339 384 22 100 .970 5.24
Casey Wise 14 38 37 1 15 .987 5.36
Don Lauters 13 21 27 3 4 .941 3.69
Lorenzo Davis 10 27 20 3 7 .940 4.70

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Freese 129 93 267 19 25 .950 2.79
Lorenzo Davis 20 12 39 2 3 .962 2.55
Don Lauters 10 7 9 2 0 .889 1.60
Johnny Goryl 8 8 9 3 3 .850 2.13
Gene Mauch 8 9 19 2 5 .933 3.50
Buzz Clarkson 4 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.75

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Casey Wise 157 268 466 37 101 .952 4.68
Richie Myers 10 9 32 3 7 .932 4.10
Don Lauters 5 8 18 3 3 .897 5.20

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Bolger 163 344 10 4 4 .989 2.17
Bob Speake 155 372 17 6 6 .985 2.51
Gale Wade 99 244 8 6 3 .977 2.55
Bob Coats 53 88 2 3 0 .968 1.70
Eddie Haas 41 72 8 6 1 .930 1.95
Don Lauters 4 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.75
Lorenzo Davis 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.67

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Anderson 70 12 17 3 1 .906 0.41
Ray Bauer 49 12 28 2 3 .952 0.82
Gene Fodge 44 7 32 1 5 .975 0.89
Marino Pieretti 38 11 32 5 2 .896 1.13
Dick Drott 35 8 17 0 0 1.000 0.71
Dave Hillman 33 15 35 0 5 1.000 1.52
Bob Thorpe 29 3 28 0 1 1.000 1.07
Harry Perkowski 22 3 18 0 0 1.000 0.95
Red Adams 18 5 21 0 2 1.000 1.44 Stats for 2 teams
John Briggs 18 3 6 1 0 .900 0.50
John Hricinak 8 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.63
Don Swanson 7 1 4 0 1 1.000 0.71
Hy Cohen 5 0 6 0 1 1.000 1.20
Tom LeGros 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.25
John Andre 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67
George Piktuzis 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Pete Spasoff 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Red Adams 34 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 7, 1921 Parlier, CA, US
Bob Anderson 20 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Sep 29, 1935 East Chicago, IN, US
John Andre 33 L R 6' 4.0" 200 Jan 3, 1923 Brockton, MA, US
Ray Bauer 27 R L 6' 3.0" 170 Jul 9, 1928 Roosevelt, NY, US
Steve Bilko 27 R R 6' 1.0" 230 Nov 13, 1928 Nanticoke, PA, US
Jim Bolger 24 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Feb 23, 1932 Cincinnati, OH, US
John Briggs 22 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 24, 1934 Natoma, CA, US
Pidge Browne 27 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 21, 1929 Peekskill, NY, US
Buzz Clarkson 41 R R 5' 11.0" 210 Mar 13, 1915 Hopkins, SC, US
Bob Coats 26 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 24, 1929 Woodlawn, IL, US
Hy Cohen 25 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Jan 29, 1931 Brooklyn, NY, US
Lorenzo Davis 38 R R 6' 3.0" 188 Jul 3, 1917 Piper, AL, US
Dick Drott 19 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 1, 1936 Cincinnati, OH, US
Jim Fanning 28 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 14, 1927 Chicago, IL, US
Gene Fodge 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 9, 1931 South Bend, IN, US
George Freese 29 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Sep 12, 1926 Wheeling, WV, US
Johnny Goryl 22 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 21, 1933 Cumberland, RI, US
Eddie Haas 21 L R 5' 11.0" 178 May 26, 1935 Paducah, KY, US
Joe Hannah 25 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Feb 1, 1931 Marshfield, MO, US
Dave Hillman 28 R R 5' 11.0" 168 Sep 14, 1927 Dungannon, VA, US
John Hricinak 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 29, 1931 Clementon, PA, US
Don Lauters 25 R R 5' 6.0" 160 Jan 12, 1931 Sioux City, IA, US
Tom LeGros 25 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 27, 1931 Mobile, AL, US
Gene Mauch 30 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Nov 18, 1925 Salina, KS, US
Richie Myers 26 R R 5' 6.0" 150 Apr 7, 1930 Sacramento, CA, US
Harry Perkowski 33 L L 6' 2.0" 196 Sep 6, 1922 Dante, VA, US
Marino Pieretti 35 R R 5' 7.0" 153 Sep 23, 1920 Luccia, IT
George Piktuzis 24 R L 6' 2.0" 200 Jan 3, 1932 Chicago, IL, US
Pete Spasoff 23 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Feb 12, 1933 Battle Creek, MI, US
Bob Speake 25 L L 6' 1.0" 178 Aug 22, 1930 Springfield, MO, US
Don Swanson 23 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Jul 17, 1932 Arlington, MA, US
El Tappe 29 R R 5' 11.0" 180 May 21, 1927 Quincy, IL, US
Bob Thorpe 21 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Jun 12, 1935 San Diego, CA, US
Gale Wade 27 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 20, 1929 Hollister, MO, US
Casey Wise 23 S R 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 8, 1932 Lafayette, IN, US

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