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1956 Hollywood Stars

1956 > Class Open > 1956 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 85-83

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Clay Hopper
Represented: Hollywood, CA
Ballpark: Gilmore Field (Hollywood, 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 Gair Allie 24 69 255 219 29 64 11 1 4 21 1 30 29 .292 .379 .406 .786 89 9 2 2 2
2 Luis Arroyo* 29 25 43 39 4 14 4 0 0 2 0 3 2 .359 .405 .462 .866 18 0 0 1 0
3 Jim Baumer 25 101 317 288 36 76 14 3 6 34 1 21 26 .264 .316 .396 .712 114 5 3 1 4
4 Carlos Bernier 29 159 701 626 91 177 22 15 3 57 48 64 77 .283 .351 .380 .731 238 15 3 6 2
5 Bill Causion* 27 17 62 53 7 16 2 0 0 10 0 9 10 .302 .403 .340 .743 18 3 0 0 0
6 Chuck Churn 26 6 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 2 0 0 0 0
7 Don Dangleis 22 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
8 Reno DeBenedetti 28 10 16 15 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 .200 .250 .200 .450 3 0 0 0 0
9 Lino Donoso* 33 14 19 15 2 5 1 1 0 2 0 1 4 .333 .375 .533 .908 8 0 0 3 0
10 Joe Duhem 24 139 496 449 56 115 16 2 13 68 5 34 74 .256 .310 .388 .698 174 8 3 6 4
11 Gene Freese 22 68 249 223 36 61 10 2 11 36 6 17 34 .274 .321 .484 .805 108 4 0 6 3
12 Gabe Gabler* 25 20 56 49 9 10 2 1 2 11 2 7 10 .204 .304 .408 .712 20 1 0 0 0
13 Bob Garber 27 28 54 48 4 11 1 1 0 7 0 0 10 .229 .229 .292 .521 14 0 0 6 0
14 Jerry Gardner 35 5 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
15 Fred Green 22 33 26 23 5 8 5 1 0 2 0 3 4 .348 .423 .652 1.075 15 1 0 0 0
16 Al Grunwald* 26 4 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0
17 Bill Hall* 27 91 277 253 21 50 7 3 3 24 0 18 28 .198 .248 .285 .533 72 10 0 3 3
18 Gail Henley* 27 13 31 28 1 6 2 0 1 2 0 3 6 .214 .290 .393 .683 11 1 0 0 0
19 Bob Honor 22 28 66 62 6 16 5 0 0 6 0 4 9 .258 .303 .339 .642 21 1 0 0 0
20 Spook Jacobs 30 81 357 302 48 103 19 2 0 24 4 37 18 .341 .415 .417 .832 126 5 2 15 1
21 Nick Koback 20 10 23 17 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 5 1 .176 .348 .176 .524 3 1 0 0 1
22 Danny Kravitz* 25 39 129 117 13 31 5 2 5 21 0 10 9 .265 .326 .470 .796 55 4 1 0 1
23 Bill Mazeroski 19 80 320 284 47 87 12 3 9 36 4 22 26 .306 .358 .465 .823 132 6 2 10 2
24 Roman Mejias 25 166 639 594 76 163 20 9 15 71 32 28 48 .274 .307 .414 .721 246 21 2 10 5
25 Art Murray 23 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
26 Cholly Naranjo* 21 19 43 41 2 12 1 0 0 1 0 0 8 .293 .286 .317 .603 13 2 0 1 1
27 Pete Naton 24 33 105 94 11 21 2 0 3 9 0 8 15 .223 .298 .340 .639 32 4 2 1 0
28 Olaf Nelson 23 10 5 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .400 .600 2 0 0 0 0
29 George O'Donnell 27 51 24 21 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 .095 .136 .095 .232 2 0 0 2 0
30 Bill Onuska 22 18 55 49 1 8 0 1 0 1 0 3 12 .163 .212 .204 .416 10 0 0 3 0
31 Jack Paepke 33 13 38 30 3 7 1 0 1 2 0 7 7 .233 .378 .367 .745 11 2 0 1 0
32 Laurin Pepper 25 4 12 11 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 .091 .167 .091 .258 1 1 0 0 0
33 Paul Pettit* 24 114 337 284 39 67 11 0 10 45 1 45 36 .236 .344 .380 .725 108 8 3 3 2
34 Sonny Piver 22 2 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0 0
35 Bob Purkey 26 20 43 37 4 9 3 0 0 3 0 3 16 .243 .300 .324 .624 12 1 0 3 0
36 Curt Raydon 22 21 37 27 3 5 1 0 0 2 0 5 9 .185 .313 .222 .535 6 0 0 5 0
37 Bob Ruck 22 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
38 Roger Sawyer* 21 48 49 43 4 9 1 0 0 0 0 4 16 .209 .277 .233 .509 10 0 0 2 0
39 Dick Smith 28 146 593 505 63 136 24 2 2 48 16 72 39 .269 .358 .337 .695 170 11 0 12 4
40 R C Stevens 21 125 501 427 70 112 15 2 27 72 3 62 92 .262 .358 .496 .855 212 3 4 4 4
41 Joe Trimble 25 23 46 43 4 9 3 0 1 6 0 2 14 .209 .244 .349 .593 15 0 0 1 0
42 Ben Wade 33 38 66 64 10 17 3 0 6 12 0 1 22 .266 .277 .594 .871 38 2 0 1 0
43 Fred Waters* 29 16 30 29 6 12 2 1 0 3 0 0 5 .414 .414 .552 .966 16 0 0 1 0
43 Players 25.3 168 6146 5435 717 1449 227 52 122 643 123 535 748 .267 .333 .395 .728 2146 129 27 109 40
* - 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 Luis Arroyo* 29 7 5 .583 2.81 22 16 7 2 115.1 110 51 36 6 45 76 1 0 2 1.344 8.6 0.5 3.5 5.9 1.69
2 Chuck Churn 26 0 1 .000 12.79 6 0 0 0 6.1 14 12 9 1 5 3 0 0 1 3.000 19.9 1.4 7.1 4.3 0.60
3 Don Corella* 22 0 0 54.00 2 0 0 0 0.2 3 4 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 10.500 40.5 0.0 54.0 0.0 0.00
4 Don Dangleis 22 1 1 .500 9.24 7 2 0 0 12.2 19 13 13 3 9 6 3 0 2 2.211 13.5 2.1 6.4 4.3 0.67
5 Lino Donoso* 33 2 2 .500 5.05 14 3 1 0 46.1 57 30 26 5 11 19 4 1 3 1.468 11.1 1.0 2.1 3.7 1.73
6 Bob Garber 27 11 6 .647 3.76 24 17 7 1 129.1 127 59 54 19 51 75 2 1 2 1.376 8.8 1.3 3.5 5.2 1.47
7 Fred Green* 22 5 4 .556 4.72 33 5 2 0 82.0 85 48 43 6 37 53 3 0 3 1.488 9.3 0.7 4.1 5.8 1.43
8 Al Grunwald* 26 0 1 .000 9.00 3 1 0 0 5.0 12 6 5 0 1 3 0 0 1 2.600 21.6 0.0 1.8 5.4 3.00
9 Art Murray* 23 0 0 0.87 7 0 0 0 10.1 10 1 1 0 6 2 0 1 0 1.548 8.7 0.0 5.2 1.7 0.33
10 Cholly Naranjo 21 8 6 .571 3.05 19 16 5 3 118.0 98 44 40 4 39 90 1 0 4 1.161 7.5 0.3 3.0 6.9 2.31
11 Olaf Nelson 23 1 2 .333 4.28 10 3 0 0 27.1 23 13 13 3 13 13 0 2 0 1.317 7.6 1.0 4.3 4.3 1.00
12 George O'Donnell 27 10 5 .667 3.15 51 0 0 0 94.1 98 41 33 4 21 33 2 0 1 1.261 9.3 0.4 2.0 3.1 1.57
13 Jack Paepke 33 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
14 Laurin Pepper 25 2 1 .667 1.80 4 4 3 0 35.0 27 7 7 0 14 12 0 0 3 1.171 6.9 0.0 3.6 3.1 0.86
15 Paul Pettit* 24 0 0 9.00 1 0 0 0 2.0 3 2 2 1 4 0 0 0 0 3.500 13.5 4.5 18.0 0.0 0.00
16 Bob Purkey 26 6 8 .429 3.36 20 14 5 0 118.0 125 52 44 7 23 60 3 0 4 1.254 9.5 0.5 1.8 4.6 2.61
17 Curt Raydon 22 5 5 .500 4.23 21 14 4 0 100.0 108 61 47 8 51 59 2 0 4 1.590 9.7 0.7 4.6 5.3 1.16
18 Roger Sawyer* 21 6 4 .600 3.38 44 15 3 0 146.1 141 63 55 11 65 64 4 0 7 1.408 8.7 0.7 4.0 3.9 0.98
19 Jake Thies 30 0 0 9.00 3 0 0 0 4.0 6 4 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 1.750 13.5 0.0 2.2 4.5 2.00
20 Joe Trimble 25 4 11 .267 4.49 22 19 6 1 124.1 114 67 62 10 52 82 6 0 5 1.335 8.3 0.7 3.8 5.9 1.58
21 Ben Wade 33 13 18 .419 4.05 37 28 13 5 184.1 188 103 83 23 56 106 4 0 4 1.324 9.2 1.1 2.7 5.2 1.89
22 Fred Waters* 29 4 3 .571 3.25 14 11 2 2 72.0 74 31 26 5 30 29 1 2 4 1.444 9.2 0.6 3.8 3.6 0.97
22 Players 25.9 85 83 .506 168 168
* - 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
Bill Hall 88 371 46 5 8 .988 4.74 7 15
Danny Kravitz 32 141 14 1 2 .994 4.84 1 7
Pete Naton 31 140 17 2 1 .987 5.06 5 3
Bill Onuska 18 87 10 5 2 .951 5.39 3 3
Jack Paepke 13 53 4 0 0 1.000 4.38 0 1
Nick Koback 10 34 8 0 0 1.000 4.20 1 3
Jerry Gardner 5 12 0 0 0 1.000 2.40 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
R C Stevens 120 1084 86 12 121 .990 9.75
Paul Pettit 35 270 26 5 42 .983 8.46
Gabe Gabler 14 98 6 2 8 .981 7.43
Jim Baumer 6 52 4 0 8 1.000 9.33

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Spook Jacobs 81 203 222 10 79 .977 5.25
Bill Mazeroski 79 220 215 7 70 .984 5.51
Jim Baumer 10 18 15 2 4 .943 3.30

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gair Allie 67 69 150 10 23 .956 3.27
Gene Freese 62 45 135 14 17 .928 2.90
Jim Baumer 55 50 156 13 29 .941 3.75
Carlos Bernier 12 11 11 2 1 .917 1.83
Reno DeBenedetti 1 0 1 1 0 .500 1.00
Sonny Piver 1 2 3 0 0 1.000 5.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Smith 143 220 401 39 96 .941 4.34
Jim Baumer 13 21 43 4 7 .941 4.92

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roman Mejias 157 373 24 7 3 .983 2.53
Carlos Bernier 153 308 16 5 0 .985 2.12
Joe Duhem 129 222 15 7 2 .971 1.84
Paul Pettit 49 50 0 3 0 .943 1.02
Bill Causion 16 17 0 0 0 1.000 1.06
Bob Honor 13 23 0 1 0 .958 1.77
Gail Henley 8 10 1 0 0 1.000 1.38
Reno DeBenedetti 4 3 0 2 0 .600 0.75
R C Stevens 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George O'Donnell 51 7 18 1 3 .962 0.49
Roger Sawyer 44 6 27 0 3 1.000 0.75
Ben Wade 37 7 29 2 4 .947 0.97
Fred Green 33 6 12 2 2 .900 0.55
Bob Garber 24 11 16 1 0 .964 1.13
Luis Arroyo 22 3 17 2 0 .909 0.91
Joe Trimble 22 10 15 4 4 .862 1.14
Curt Raydon 21 4 17 1 1 .955 1.00
Bob Purkey 20 9 30 0 3 1.000 1.95
Cholly Naranjo 19 8 26 2 0 .944 1.79
Lino Donoso 14 2 12 1 1 .933 1.00
Fred Waters 14 5 7 1 0 .923 0.86
Olaf Nelson 10 2 3 0 1 1.000 0.50
Don Dangleis 7 0 5 0 0 1.000 0.71
Art Murray 7 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.43
Chuck Churn 6 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.33
Laurin Pepper 4 1 5 1 0 .857 1.50
Al Grunwald 3 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.67
Jake Thies 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67
Don Corella 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jack Paepke 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Paul Pettit 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Gair Allie 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Oct 28, 1931 Statesville, NC, US
Luis Arroyo 29 L L 5' 8.0" 178 Feb 18, 1927 Penuelas, PR
Jim Baumer 25 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jan 29, 1931 Tulsa, OK, US
Carlos Bernier 29 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Jan 28, 1927 Juana Diaz, PR
Bill Causion 27 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 28, 1929 Baltimore, MD, US
Chuck Churn 26 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Feb 1, 1930 Bridgetown, VA, US
Don Corella 22 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Apr 14, 1934 San Luis Obispo, CA, US
Don Dangleis 22 R R 6' 3.0" 170 May 11, 1934 Los Angeles, CA, US
Reno DeBenedetti 28 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 29, 1928 San Francisco, CA, US
Lino Donoso 33 L L 5' 11.0" 160 Sep 23, 1922 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Joe Duhem 24 R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 14, 1931
Gene Freese 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 8, 1934 Wheeling, WV, US
Gabe Gabler 25 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 4, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US
Bob Garber 27 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 10, 1928 Hunker, PA, US
Jerry Gardner 35 R 5' 11.0" 170 Nov 28, 1920 Clifton, CO, US
Fred Green 22 R L 6' 4.0" 190 Sep 14, 1933 Titusville, NJ, US
Al Grunwald 26 L L 6' 4.0" 210 Feb 13, 1930 Los Angeles, CA, US
Bill Hall 27 L R 5' 11.0" 165 Jul 30, 1928 Moultrie, GA, US
Gail Henley 27 L R 5' 9.0" 180 Oct 15, 1928 Wichita, KS, US
Bob Honor 22 R 5' 11.0" 190 Apr 19, 1934
Spook Jacobs 30 R R 5' 8.0" 155 Nov 4, 1925 Cheswold, DE, US
Nick Koback 20 R R 6' 0.0" 187 Jul 19, 1935 Hartford, CT, US
Danny Kravitz 25 L R 5' 11.0" 195 Dec 21, 1930 Lopez, PA, US
Bill Mazeroski 19 R R 5' 11.0" 183 Sep 5, 1936 Wheeling, WV, US
Roman Mejias 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 9, 1930 Abreus, CU
Art Murray 23 R L 6' 3.0" 210 May 14, 1933 Camden, NJ, US
Cholly Naranjo 21 L R 5' 11.0" 165 Nov 25, 1934 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Pete Naton 24 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Sep 9, 1931 Flushing, NY, US
Olaf Nelson 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 3, 1933 Logan, UT, US
George O'Donnell 27 R R 6' 3.0" 175 May 27, 1929 Winchester, IL, US
Bill Onuska 22 R R 5' 10.0" 195 Jan 15, 1934 Trumbull, CT, US
Jack Paepke 33 R R 6' 2.0" 220 Aug 28, 1922 Provo, UT, US
Laurin Pepper 25 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jan 18, 1931 Vaughan, MS, US
Paul Pettit 24 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 29, 1931 Los Angeles, CA, US
Sonny Piver 22 R 5' 11.0" 190 Oct 18, 1933 Point Arena, CA, US
Bob Purkey 26 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Jul 14, 1929 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Curt Raydon 22 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Nov 18, 1933 Bloomington, IL, US
Bob Ruck 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jun 7, 1934 St. Louis, MO, US
Roger Sawyer 21 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 31, 1934 Warsaw, NY, US
Dick Smith 28 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Jul 21, 1927 Blandburg, PA, US
R C Stevens 21 R L 6' 5.0" 219 Jul 22, 1934 Moultrie, GA, US
Jake Thies 30 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Apr 1, 1926 St. Louis, MO, US
Joe Trimble 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Oct 12, 1930 Providence, RI, US
Ben Wade 33 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 25, 1922 Morehead City, NC, US
Fred Waters 29 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Feb 2, 1927 Benton, MS, US

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