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1956 Durham Bulls

1956 > Class B > 1956 Carolina League
Overall: 84-69
Scored 803 runs, Allowed 727 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-70

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Johnny Pesky
Represented: Durham, NC
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 Bays* 20 16 28 4 1 0 0 .143 .179 5
2 Dick Camilli 24 62 233 79 7 3 7 .339 .485 113
3 Harry Coe* 23 26 49 11 0 1 0 .224 .265 13
4 Richard Colone* 24 41 148 37 10 1 6 .250 .453 67
5 Robert Cruze 26 43 68 18 3 0 0 .265 .309 21
6 Chuck Daniel 22 15 29 6 1 0 0 .207 .241 7
7 Dale Ferris* 24 125 403 125 21 10 13 .310 .509 205
8 John Fickinger 22 29 46 6 0 0 0 .130 .130 6
9 Stew Hein 26 91 376 115 11 5 8 .306 .426 160
10 Jim Hughes 21 61 259 71 9 1 1 .274 .328 85
11 Jim Johnson 22 60 171 37 6 1 0 .216 .263 45
12 Emil Karlik* 24 42 139 41 8 1 5 .295 .475 66
13 Tom Kirkpatrick 21 19 22 3 1 0 0 .136 .182 4
14 Nikko Koleff 21 10 16 2 1 0 0 .125 .188 3
15 Paul Lepley* 23 54 196 51 6 0 0 .260 .291 57
16 Joe Lewis 25 14 19 6 1 0 0 .316 .368 7
17 Eugene Luck 23 99 373 101 19 5 4 .271 .381 142
18 Robert McDaniel 23 3 3 0 .000
19 Jim McManus* 19 105 400 123 27 5 16 .308 .520 208
20 Joe Melago 24 55 202 61 8 1 3 .302 .396 80
21 William Mitchell 25 30 73 16 2 1 0 .219 .274 20
22 Cecil Neff 24 26 63 14 0 0 0 .222 .222 14
23 Bill Nolan 22 4 7 0 .000
24 Jerry Paparella 21 21 63 13 3 1 0 .206 .286 18
25 Alfred Paschal 21 15 56 18 2 1 0 .321 .393 22
26 Albert Pehanick 20 36 49 1 1 0 0 .020 .041 2
27 Johnny Pesky* 37 17 35 6 2 0 0 .171 .229 8
28 Hollis Powell 23 66 223 59 12 7 10 .265 .516 115
29 Anthony Scariato* 20 93 317 81 9 2 11 .256 .401 127
30 John Schroder 19 73 253 66 6 2 2 .261 .324 82
31 George Seidel* 23 15 31 8 2 0 0 .258 .323 10
32 Ron Shoop 24 73 202 36 9 2 1 .178 .257 52
33 Malcolm Simmons 21 35 36 4 0 0 0 .111 .111 4
34 Robert Taylor* 25 53 198 43 3 0 4 .217 .293 58
35 Carl Wagner* 22 37 112 21 5 0 2 .188 .286 32
36 Robert White 22 43 164 49 15 1 2 .299 .439 72
36 Players 22.7 153 5911 5083 803 1335 210 52 95 697 46 718 843 .263 .351 .380 .731 1934 62 48 27
* - 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 Bays* 20 4 6 .400 4.44 12 10 77.0 83 53 38 7 34 1.519 9.7 0.8 4.0
2 Harry Coe* 23 8 6 .571 2.90 24 17 155.0 163 68 50 5 40 1.310 9.5 0.3 2.3
3 Robert Cruze* 26 16 8 .667 3.28 43 21 206.0 212 107 75 13 68 1.359 9.3 0.6 3.0
4 Chuck Daniel 22 4 4 .500 2.86 15 9 85.0 90 36 27 3 26 1.365 9.5 0.3 2.8
5 John Fickinger 22 7 8 .467 4.74 29 18 133.0 143 86 70 14 69 1.594 9.7 0.9 4.7
6 Tom Kirkpatrick* 21 2 3 .400 7.40 19 18 62.0 75 55 51 6 64 2.242 10.9 0.9 9.3
7 Nikko Koleff 21 1 6 .143 6.38 10 7 55.0 66 51 39 9 35 1.836 10.8 1.5 5.7
8 Joe Lewis 25 4 2 .667 2.51 10 8 61.0 45 22 17 2 36 1.328 6.6 0.3 5.3
9 Robert McDaniel 23 0 0 3
10 William Mitchell 25 12 11 .522 3.45 30 21 185.0 200 96 71 11 42 1.308 9.7 0.5 2.0
11 Bill Nolan 22 1 1 .500 4
12 Albert Pehanick 20 10 9 .526 4.04 34 19 156.0 170 89 70 11 74 1.564 9.8 0.6 4.3
13 Malcolm Simmons 21 15 5 .750 2.51 35 4 111.0 86 33 31 5 49 1.216 7.0 0.4 4.0
13 Players 22.6 84 69 .549 153 153 727
* - 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
Robert Cruze 43 0.00
Malcolm Simmons 35 0.00
Albert Pehanick 34 0.00
William Mitchell 30 0.00
John Fickinger 29 0.00
Harry Coe 24 0.00
Tom Kirkpatrick 19 0.00
Chuck Daniel 15 0.00
Richard Bays 12 0.00
Nikko Koleff 10 0.00
Joe Lewis 10 0.00
Bill Nolan 4 0.00
Robert McDaniel 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Richard Bays 20 L L 6' 1.0" 175 1936
Dick Camilli 24 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1932
Harry Coe 23 L L 6' 1.0" 163 Feb 13, 1933 Brooklyn, NY, US
Richard Colone 24 L L 5' 11.0" 180 1932
Robert Cruze 26 R L 5' 11.0" 180 Feb 21, 1930 Ansonia, OH, US
Chuck Daniel 22 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 17, 1933 Bluffton, AR, US
Dale Ferris 24 L 6' 3.0" 200 1932
John Fickinger 22 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Oct 11, 1933 Ashland, PA, US
Stew Hein 26 R 6' 0.0" 165 1930
Jim Hughes 21 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Oct 21, 1934
Jim Johnson 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 27, 1934 Watertown, SD, US
Emil Karlik 24 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Jun 7, 1932
Tom Kirkpatrick 21 R L 6' 2.0" 235 Mar 27, 1935 Beaver Falls, PA, US
Nikko Koleff 21 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Sep 2, 1934
Paul Lepley 23 L 5' 11.0" 175 1933
Joe Lewis 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 24, 1931 Fall River, MA, US
Eugene Luck 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1933
Robert McDaniel 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1933
Jim McManus 19 L L 6' 4.0" 215 Jul 20, 1936 Brookline, MA, US
Joe Melago 24 R 6' 1.0" 165 1932
William Mitchell 25 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1931
Cecil Neff 24 R 6' 2.0" 195 1932
Bill Nolan 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1934
Jerry Paparella 21 R 5' 10.0" 170 1935
Alfred Paschal 21 R R 6' 0.0" 165 1935
Albert Pehanick 20 R R 6' 5.0" 195 Aug 27, 1935 Scranton, PA, US
Johnny Pesky 37 L R 5' 9.0" 168 Feb 27, 1919 Portland, OR, US
Hollis Powell 23 R 6' 3.0" 185 1933
Anthony Scariato 20 L 5' 10.0" 182 1936
John Schroder 19 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1937
George Seidel 23 L R 6' 0.0" 187 Jul 18, 1932 Williamsport, PA, US
Ron Shoop 24 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 19, 1931 Rural Valley, PA, US
Malcolm Simmons 21 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1935
Robert Taylor 25 L 5' 11.0" 175 1931
Carl Wagner 22 L R 5' 8.0" 180 Jul 6, 1933 Brighton, WI, US
Robert White 22 R 6' 1.0" 210 1934

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