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1956 Reading Indians

1956 > Class A > 1956 Eastern League
Overall: 80-59
Scored 625 runs, Allowed 520 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-58

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Don Heffner
Represented: Reading, PA
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 Gary Bell 19 28 61 13 1 0 0 .213 .230 14
2 Frank Biskup 23 64 166 39 3 0 1 .235 .271 45
3 Joe Camacho 28 74 252 69 14 2 6 .274 .417 105
4 Mudcat Grant 20 54 77 25 4 1 0 .325 .403 31
5 Tommy Herrera 23 14 19 4 1 1 0 .211 .368 7
6 Clell Hobson 25 128 442 117 25 3 2 .265 .348 154
7 Cob Jarvis* 23 140 539 153 25 6 0 .284 .353 190
8 Paul Jones 26 138 465 116 29 2 16 .249 .424 197
9 Mitchell June 26 121 458 129 13 10 13 .282 .439 201
10 Walt Kellner 27 1 1 1 1.000
11 Charles Kolakowski 23 34 54 6 1 0 0 .111 .130 7
12 Victor Lapiner 22 42 58 8 1 1 0 .138 .190 11
13 Eugene Law 28 4 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
14 Bobby Locke 22 38 79 17 5 0 0 .215 .278 22
15 John Luthern 23 4 12 2 .167
16 David Mann# 23 97 336 95 12 1 6 .283 .378 127
17 Donald McGinnis 23 42 103 20 2 0 2 .194 .272 28
18 George Noonan 22 5 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
19 Robert O'Donnell 25 28 85 15 1 0 0 .176 .188 16
20 Carl Porter* 23 18 34 6 0 1 0 .176 .235 8
21 Joseph Randazzo 25 103 358 93 12 1 7 .260 .358 128
22 Andrew Rellick 26 121 434 109 17 4 22 .251 .461 200 Stats for 2 teams
23 Ken Retzer* 22 100 271 67 11 1 5 .247 .351 95
24 Wally Seward* 24 38 27 7 0 0 0 .259 .259 7
25 Larry Spinner* 21 47 141 26 4 1 3 .184 .291 41
26 Frank Tanana 23 95 270 66 11 2 12 .244 .433 117
27 Bob Truss* 24 24 74 17 2 2 3 .230 .432 32
28 Stanley Turner* 22 11 10 3 0 0 0 .300 .300 3
29 Jim Wilkinson 26 10 17 3 1 0 0 .176 .235 4
29 Players 24.2 140 5127 4476 625 1132 180 36 77 532 120 553 777 .253 .333 .361 .693 1615 61 37
* - 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 Gary Bell 19 13 8 .619 2.84 28 27 203.0 163 82 64 7 112 1.355 7.2 0.3 5.0
2 Mudcat Grant 20 12 13 .480 3.72 33 26 203.0 218 107 84 8 87 1.502 9.7 0.4 3.9
3 Tommy Herrera 23 4 3 .571 2.32 14 7 66.0 47 17 17 3 30 1.167 6.4 0.4 4.1
4 Walt Kellner 27 0 0 1
5 Charles Kolakowski 23 8 12 .400 5.16 33 23 164.0 161 105 94 12 103 1.610 8.8 0.7 5.7
6 Victor Lapiner 22 17 5 .773 1.96 41 20 188.0 157 52 41 8 80 1.261 7.5 0.4 3.8
7 Eugene Law 28 2 0 1.000 4
8 Bobby Locke 22 18 9 .667 2.43 28 28 226.0 167 75 61 8 106 1.208 6.7 0.3 4.2
9 John Luthern 23 1 2 .333 4
10 George Noonan 22 0 0 5
11 Wally Seward* 24 5 7 .417 4.40 38 7 94.0 93 65 46 2 58 1.606 8.9 0.2 5.6
11 Players 21.8 80 59 .576 140 140 520
* - 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
Victor Lapiner 41 0.00
Wally Seward 38 0.00
Mudcat Grant 33 0.00
Charles Kolakowski 33 0.00
Gary Bell 28 0.00
Bobby Locke 28 0.00
Tommy Herrera 14 0.00
George Noonan 5 0.00
Eugene Law 4 0.00
John Luthern 4 0.00
Walt Kellner 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Gary Bell 19 R R 6' 1.0" 196 Nov 17, 1936 San Antonio, TX, US
Frank Biskup 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1933
Joe Camacho 28 R 6' 0.0" 178 May 29, 1928
Mudcat Grant 20 R R 6' 1.0" 186 Aug 13, 1935 Lacoochee, FL, US
Tommy Herrera 23 R R 5' 11.0" 172 Jun 9, 1933 Laredo, TX, US
Clell Hobson 25 R 6' 1.0" 185 1931
Cob Jarvis 23 L R 6' 3.0" 185 Oct 26, 1932 Booneville, MS, US
Paul Jones 26 R 5' 10.0" 170 1930
Mitchell June 26 R R 6' 3.0" 193 1930
Walt Kellner 27 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Apr 26, 1929 Tucson, AZ, US
Charles Kolakowski 23 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Dec 22, 1932 Sayreville, NJ, US
Victor Lapiner 22 R R 6' 0.0" 203 1934
Eugene Law 28 R R 5' 11.0" 182 1928
Bobby Locke 22 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Mar 3, 1934 Rowes Run, PA, US
John Luthern 23 R R 6' 1.0" 178 1933
David Mann 23 S R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 16, 1933 Dalton, GA, US
Donald McGinnis 23 R 6' 2.0" 200 1933
George Noonan 22 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1934
Robert O'Donnell 25 R 6' 0.0" 175 1931
Carl Porter 23 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Dec 30, 1932 Lake City, AR, US
Joseph Randazzo 25 R L 6' 0.0" 190 1931
Andrew Rellick 26 R 6' 2.0" 210 1930
Ken Retzer 22 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 30, 1934 Wood River, IL, US
Wally Seward 24 L L 6' 2.0" 170 1932
Larry Spinner 21 L 5' 10.0" 180 1935
Frank Tanana 23 R 6' 2.0" 180 1933
Bob Truss 24 L 6' 1.0" 176 1932
Stanley Turner 22 L 6' 0.0" 185 1934
Jim Wilkinson 26 R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 27, 1929 Cincinnati, OH, US

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