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1956 Syracuse Chiefs

1956 > Class A > 1956 Eastern League
Overall: 62-77
Scored 545 runs, Allowed 585 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-74

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Frank Calo and Joseph Torpey
Represented: Syracuse, NY
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 Richard Barr 24 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
2 Richard Bentfield 24 15 51 10 3 0 0 .196 .255 13
3 Howard Boles 29 34 114 21 2 0 8 .184 .412 47
4 Don Bradey 21 55 64 13 6 0 0 .203 .297 19
5 Frank Calo 32 92 320 84 12 1 3 .263 .334 107
6 Jerry Davie 23 34 43 3 0 0 0 .070 .070 3
7 Duke Dawson 25 6 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Richard Duffy* 26 25 57 13 2 1 0 .228 .298 17
9 Harry Durkin* 24 134 493 128 23 6 6 .260 .367 181
10 Byron Elser 26 13 45 9 1 0 0 .200 .222 10
11 Joseph Emery 22 7 13 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
12 Frederick Flemming* 24 109 403 114 18 6 5 .283 .395 159
13 Richard Giedlin* 27 135 465 125 17 2 11 .269 .385 179
14 Kent Hadley* 21 29 97 28 6 0 6 .289 .536 52
15 Robert Hamley 24 5 9 2 .222
16 William Hoffer 25 25 53 9 1 1 0 .170 .226 12
17 John Isaac* 22 28 31 4 1 0 0 .129 .161 5
18 Jack Jones 21 7 4 1 .250
19 Melvin Kerestes 26 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
20 Jerry Kudajeski* 22 134 453 105 18 1 10 .232 .342 155 Stats for 2 teams
21 Carl Linhart* 26 48 151 42 9 2 4 .278 .444 67
22 Donald McAndrews 25 12 36 4 0 0 0 .111 .111 4
23 Glenn McQuillen 41 37 80 17 1 0 1 .213 .263 21
24 Joe Melago 24 44 170 43 6 2 2 .253 .347 59
25 Modesto Perez 30 9 23 1 .043
26 Andrew Rellick 26 121 434 109 17 4 22 .251 .461 200 Stats for 2 teams
27 Ted Richardson* 24 17 18 5 0 0 0 .278 .278 5
28 John Ritchey* 33 19 54 10 2 0 0 .185 .222 12
29 Robert Rowe 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
30 Richard Schultz 20 3 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
31 Bob Shaw 23 32 31 4 1 0 0 .129 .161 5
32 Chico Terry 23 125 433 97 13 2 1 .224 .270 117
33 Bill Thurston* 22 21 53 12 1 0 0 .226 .245 13
34 Joseph Torpey 28 118 392 89 13 2 1 .227 .278 109
35 Vincent Trakan 22 33 60 10 1 1 0 .167 .217 13
36 Michael Turturro 26 77 213 47 5 0 1 .221 .258 55
37 Tom Van Remmen 22 22 23 2 1 0 1 .087 .261 6
38 Edward Vickers? -- 25 47 6 1 0 0 .128 .149 7
39 Jack Walters 25 21 28 3 1 0 0 .107 .143 4
40 Ronald Williams 24 6 11 2 .182
40 Players 25.5 139 5193 4470 545 1053 162 29 71 509 23 632 706 .236 .329 .332 .661 1486 71 20
* - 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 Richard Barr* 24 0 0 2
2 Don Bradey 21 7 13 .350 3.10 46 14 180.0 148 85 62 9 73 1.228 7.4 0.4 3.6
3 Jerry Davie 23 9 10 .474 3.84 30 19 136.0 114 71 58 10 65 1.316 7.5 0.7 4.3
4 Duke Dawson* 25 1 1 .500 6
5 Richard Duffy* 26 9 8 .529 3.43 21 19 147.0 120 64 56 14 62 1.238 7.3 0.9 3.8
6 Joseph Emery 22 1 4 .200 1.95 7 6 37.0 37 17 8 1 14 1.378 9.0 0.2 3.4
7 Robert Hamley 24 1 2 .333 5
8 John Isaac* 22 4 4 .500 3.29 28 10 104.0 109 49 38 7 45 1.481 9.4 0.6 3.9
9 Jack Jones 21 1 1 .500 7
10 Ted Richardson* 24 5 4 .556 2.82 15 7 51.0 41 21 16 1 36 1.510 7.2 0.2 6.4
11 Richard Schultz 20 1 0 1.000 3
12 Bob Shaw 23 6 7 .462 3.26 19 12 91.0 89 41 33 6 35 1.363 8.8 0.6 3.5
13 Joseph Torpey? 28 0 0 2
14 Vincent Trakan 22 9 9 .500 2.29 31 20 181.0 160 64 46 9 36 1.083 8.0 0.4 1.8
15 Tom Van Remmen 22 2 6 .250 4.20 22 8 75.0 76 38 35 7 40 1.547 9.1 0.8 4.8
16 Jack Walters 25 5 4 .556 5.16 21 12 89.0 106 55 51 13 35 1.584 10.7 1.3 3.5
17 Hal White 37 0 1 .000 1
18 Ronald Williams 24 1 3 .250 6
18 Players 23.0 62 77 .446 139 139 585
* - 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
Don Bradey 46 0.00
Vincent Trakan 31 0.00
Jerry Davie 30 0.00
John Isaac 28 0.00
Tom Van Remmen 22 0.00
Richard Duffy 21 0.00
Jack Walters 21 0.00
Bob Shaw 19 0.00
Ted Richardson 15 0.00
Joseph Emery 7 0.00
Jack Jones 7 0.00
Duke Dawson 6 0.00
Ronald Williams 6 0.00
Robert Hamley 5 0.00
Richard Schultz 3 0.00
Richard Barr 2 0.00
Hal White 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Richard Barr 24 R L 6' 2.0" 185 1932
Richard Bentfield 24 R 6' 3.0" 180 1932
Howard Boles 29 R 6' 4.0" 220 Mar 25, 1927 LaSalle, IL, US
Don Bradey 21 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Oct 4, 1934 Charlotte, NC, US
Frank Calo 32 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Apr 12, 1924 Syracuse, NY, US
Jerry Davie 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 10, 1933 Detroit, MI, US
Duke Dawson 25 R L 6' 2.0" 185 1931
Richard Duffy 26 L L 5' 11.0" 180 1930
Harry Durkin 24 L 5' 10.0" 170 1932
Byron Elser 26 R R 5' 9.0" 170 1930
Joseph Emery 22 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1934
Frederick Flemming 24 L 6' 1.0" 175 1932
Richard Giedlin 27 L L 6' 2.0" 200 1929
Kent Hadley 21 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Dec 17, 1934 Pocatello, ID, US
Robert Hamley 24 R R 6' 1.0" 200 May 21, 1932
William Hoffer 25 R 6' 1.0" 190 1931
John Isaac 22 L L 6' 0.0" 157 1934
Jack Jones 21 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1935
Melvin Kerestes 26 R 6' 1.0" 165 1930
Jerry Kudajeski 22 L 6' 1.0" 205 1934
Carl Linhart 26 L R 5' 11.0" 184 Dec 14, 1929 Zborov, Olomouc, CZ
Donald McAndrews 25 R 5' 9.0" 165 Aug 23, 1930
Glenn McQuillen 41 R R 6' 0.0" 198 Apr 19, 1915 Strasburg, VA, US
Joe Melago 24 R 6' 1.0" 165 1932
Modesto Perez 30 R 6' 0.0" 175 1926
Andrew Rellick 26 R 6' 2.0" 210 1930
Ted Richardson 24 L L 5' 7.0" 150 1932
John Ritchey 33 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Jan 5, 1923 San Diego, CA, US
Robert Rowe 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1934
Richard Schultz 20 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 4, 1935 Chicago, IL, US
Bob Shaw 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jun 29, 1933 Bronx, NY, US
Chico Terry 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 17, 1932 Cruces, Las Villas, CU
Bill Thurston 22 L 6' 1.0" 175 1934
Joseph Torpey 28 R 6' 0.0" 175 1928
Vincent Trakan 22 R R 6' 2.0" 188 1934
Michael Turturro 26 R 6' 0.0" 180 1930
Tom Van Remmen 22 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Apr 2, 1934 Buffalo, NY, US
Edward Vickers -- Unknown
Jack Walters 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1931
Hal White 37 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 18, 1919 Utica, NY, US
Ronald Williams 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1932

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