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1956 Atlanta Crackers

1956 > Class AA > 1956 Southern Association
Overall: 89-65
Scored 827 runs, Allowed 729 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-68

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: n/a
Represented: Atlanta, GA
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 Charlie Bicknell 27 35 54 18 4 1 1 .333 .500 27
2 Bob Boring 29 127 452 124 25 4 19 .274 .473 214
3 Andrew Bratkowitz 27 23 25 6 0 1 0 .240 .320 8
4 Paul Burris 32 26 72 15 3 0 0 .208 .250 18
5 Roy Cato 23 6 7 1 .143
6 Norman Chandler 25 6 2 1 .500
7 Jack Daniels* 28 152 556 143 27 4 34 .257 .504 280
8 Frank DiPrima 29 149 550 164 28 3 13 .298 .431 237
9 Terry Fox 20 18 22 1 0 0 0 .045 .045 1
10 Jim Frey* 25 25 87 22 4 0 1 .253 .333 29
11 Gabe Gabler* 25 21 69 10 17 2 2 5 12 1 .246 .551 38
12 Richard Grabowski 22 35 77 9 0 0 0 .117 .117 9
13 Joey Jay# 20 7 16 2 .125
14 Edward McHugh 27 26 41 8 3 0 0 .195 .268 11
15 Don McMahon 26 14 13 6 2 0 1 .462 .846 11
16 Sammy Meeks 33 138 539 142 28 1 12 .263 .386 208
17 Robert Montag* 33 133 386 102 17 4 27 .264 .539 208
18 Earl Mossor* 30 24 47 12 1 0 1 .255 .340 16
19 Chet Nichols# 25 11 10 3 1 0 0 .300 .400 4
20 Vic Rehm# 20 39 72 9 2 0 0 .125 .153 11
21 William Reynolds* 24 114 386 108 28 8 12 .280 .487 188
22 Clarence Riddle 24 111 390 101 12 7 19 .259 .472 184
23 William Robertson* 22 10 26 4 1 1 0 .154 .269 7
24 Frank Sacka 31 109 353 97 14 2 11 .275 .419 148
25 Dick Sinovic 30 53 167 53 9 0 5 .317 .461 77
26 Jim Spencer 22 18 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
27 Sammy Taylor* 23 5 6 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 1
28 Glenn Thompson 27 3 1 0 .000
29 Bob Thorpe 29 93 361 109 22 4 21 .302 .560 202
30 Bill Tosheff 30 8 8 1 .125
31 Corky Valentine 27 32 68 10 2 0 1 .147 .221 15
32 Frederick Vogel 25 44 9 1 0 0 0 .111 .111 1
33 William Wilhelm 27 32 98 19 5 0 0 .194 .245 24
34 Bobby Willis 24 69 200 42 4 0 0 .210 .230 46
35 Len Yochim* 27 62 73 16 4 0 0 .219 .274 20 Stats for 2 teams
35 Players 28.1 154 5954 5214 827 1359 249 42 183 741 40 660 815 .261 .341 .430 .771 2241 96 34 46
* - 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 Charlie Bicknell 27 10 8 .556 5.15 32 15 4 145.0 152 99 83 16 79 88 1.593 9.4 1.0 4.9 5.5 1.11
2 Andrew Bratkowitz 27 4 6 .400 3.94 23 6 80.0 85 40 35 8 35 1.500 9.6 0.9 3.9
3 Norman Chandler* 25 1 0 1.000 6.00 6 9.0 10 6 4 1.556 10.0 4.0
4 Terry Fox 20 4 8 .333 4.85 17 11 78.0 82 51 42 5 42 1.590 9.5 0.6 4.8
5 Richard Grabowski 22 12 12 .500 3.61 35 28 212.0 186 96 85 14 99 1.344 7.9 0.6 4.2
6 Joey Jay 20 3 0 1.000 2.92 7 40.0 28 18 13 18 1.150 6.3 4.0
7 Don McMahon 26 4 2 .667 2.00 14 1 36.0 23 9 8 0 17 1.111 5.8 0.0 4.2
8 Earl Mossor 30 8 3 .727 3.54 20 15 117.0 106 57 46 10 65 1.462 8.2 0.8 5.0
9 Chet Nichols* 25 1 2 .333 4.22 11 4 32.0 39 16 15 2 14 1.656 11.0 0.6 3.9
10 Vic Rehm* 20 13 8 .619 4.22 37 33 211.0 206 110 99 10 134 1.611 8.8 0.4 5.7
11 Jim Spencer* 22 0 1 .000 3.13 18 0 23.0 20 10 8 2 16 1.565 7.8 0.8 6.3
12 Glenn Thompson 27 0 2 .000 11.25 3 8.0 8 10 8 2.000 9.0 9.0
13 Bill Tosheff 30 1 2 .333 6.75 7 28.0 30 21 13 1.536 9.6 4.2
14 Corky Valentine 27 16 7 .696 3.89 32 25 199.0 208 94 86 13 54 1.317 9.4 0.6 2.4
15 Frederick Vogel 25 7 3 .700 5.72 44 2 74.0 78 55 47 4 52 1.757 9.5 0.5 6.3
16 Len Yochim* 27 9 5 .643 4.81 47 9 129.0 134 84 69 11 71 1.589 9.3 0.8 5.0 Stats for 2 teams
16 Players 24.7 89 65 .578 4.47 154 154 96 58 6 1355.0 1395 729 673 107 721 53 814 18 4 57 1.562 9.3 0.7 4.8 5.4 1.13
* - 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
Len Yochim 47 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Frederick Vogel 44 0.00
Vic Rehm 37 0.00
Richard Grabowski 35 0.00
Charlie Bicknell 32 0.00
Corky Valentine 32 0.00
Andrew Bratkowitz 23 0.00
Earl Mossor 20 0.00
Jim Spencer 18 0.00
Terry Fox 17 0.00
Don McMahon 14 0.00
Chet Nichols 11 0.00
Joey Jay 7 0.00
Bill Tosheff 7 0.00
Norman Chandler 6 0.00
Glenn Thompson 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Charlie Bicknell 27 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 27, 1928 Plainfield, NJ, US
Bob Boring 29 R 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 11, 1926 Detroit, MI, US
Andrew Bratkowitz 27 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 25, 1929 Cleveland, OH, US
Paul Burris 32 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 21, 1923 Hickory, NC, US
Roy Cato 23 R 5' 9.0" 170 Jun 15, 1933
Norman Chandler 25 R L 6' 1.0" 185 1931
Jack Daniels 28 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Dec 21, 1927 Chester, PA, US
Frank DiPrima 29 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Dec 13, 1926 Philadelphia, PA, US
Terry Fox 20 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 31, 1935 Chicago, IL, US
Jim Frey 25 L L 5' 9.0" 170 May 26, 1931 Cleveland, OH, US
Gabe Gabler 25 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 4, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US
Richard Grabowski 22 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Jul 17, 1933
Joey Jay 20 S R 6' 4.0" 228 Aug 15, 1935 Middletown, CT, US
Edward McHugh 27 R 5' 10.0" 170 1929
Don McMahon 26 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Jan 4, 1930 Brooklyn, NY, US
Sammy Meeks 33 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Apr 23, 1923 Anderson, SC, US
Robert Montag 33 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 21, 1923 Cincinnati, OH, US
Earl Mossor 30 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Jul 21, 1925 Forbus, TN, US
Chet Nichols 25 S L 6' 1.0" 165 Feb 22, 1931 Pawtucket, RI, US
Vic Rehm 20 S L 6' 4.0" 200 Feb 16, 1936 Carlyle, IL, US
William Reynolds 24 L L 5' 9.0" 180 1932
Clarence Riddle 24 R L 6' 1.0" 188 1932
William Robertson 22 L R 6' 2.0" 205 1934
Frank Sacka 31 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 30, 1924 Romulus, MI, US
Dick Sinovic 30 R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 30, 1925 Portland, OR, US
Jim Spencer 22 R L 6' 0.0" 190 Aug 14, 1933 Batesville, AR, US
Sammy Taylor 23 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Feb 27, 1933 Woodruff, SC, US
Glenn Thompson 27 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Dec 7, 1928 Minneapolis, MN, US
Bob Thorpe 29 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 19, 1926 Caryville, FL, US
Bill Tosheff 30 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 2, 1926
Corky Valentine 27 R R 6' 1.0" 203 Jan 4, 1929 Troy, OH, US
Frederick Vogel 25 R R 6' 4.0" Sep 4, 1930 Hartford, CT, US
William Wilhelm 27 R 6' 0.0" 175 1929
Bobby Willis 24 R R 5' 11.0" 160 1932
Len Yochim 27 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 16, 1928 New Orleans, LA, US

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