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1956 World Series (4-3): New York Yankees (97-57) over Brooklyn Dodgers (93-61)


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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 3, 1956 at Ebbets Field (Brooklyn Dodgers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             2  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0     3  9  1
    Brooklyn Dodgers             0  2  3    1  0  0    0  0  x     6  9  0

    PITCHERS: NYY - Ford, Kucks (4), Morgan (6), Turley (8)
              BRO - Maglie

               WP - Sal Maglie
	       LP - Whitey Ford
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - Mantle, Martin
              BRO - Hodges, Robinson

  ATTENDANCE: 34,479

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, October 5, 1956 at Ebbets Field (Brooklyn Dodgers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             1  5  0    1  0  0    0  0  1     8 12  2
    Brooklyn Dodgers             0  6  1    2  2  0    0  2  x    13 12  0

    PITCHERS: NYY - Larsen, Kucks (2), Byrne (2), Sturdivant (3), Morgan (3), Turley (5), McDermott (6)
              BRO - Newcombe, Roebuck (2), Bessent (3)

               WP - Don Bessent
	       LP - Tom Morgan
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - Berra
              BRO - Snider

  ATTENDANCE: 36,217

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 6, 1956 at Yankee Stadium I (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Brooklyn Dodgers             0  1  0    0  0  1    1  0  0     3  8  1
    New York Yankees             0  1  0    0  0  3    0  1  x     5  8  1

    PITCHERS: BRO - Craig, Labine (7)
              NYY - Ford

               WP - Whitey Ford
	       LP - Roger Craig
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BRO - none
              NYY - Martin, Slaughter

  ATTENDANCE: 73,977

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 7, 1956 at Yankee Stadium I (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Brooklyn Dodgers             0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  1     2  6  0
    New York Yankees             1  0  0    2  0  1    2  0  x     6  7  2

    PITCHERS: BRO - Erskine, Roebuck (5), Drysdale (7)
              NYY - Sturdivant

               WP - Tom Sturdivant
	       LP - Carl Erskine
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BRO - none
              NYY - Bauer, Mantle

  ATTENDANCE: 69,705

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Monday, October 8, 1956 at Yankee Stadium I (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Brooklyn Dodgers             0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  0  0
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    1  0  1    0  0  x     2  5  0

    PITCHERS: BRO - Maglie
              NYY - Larsen

               WP - Don Larsen
	       LP - Sal Maglie
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BRO - none
              NYY - Mantle

  ATTENDANCE: 64,519

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 9, 1956 at Ebbets Field (Brooklyn Dodgers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9   10     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0     0  7  0
    Brooklyn Dodgers             0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    1     1  4  0

    PITCHERS: NYY - Turley
              BRO - Labine

               WP - Clem Labine
	       LP - Bob Turley
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - none
              BRO - none

  ATTENDANCE: 33,224

Game 7 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 10, 1956 at Ebbets Field (Brooklyn Dodgers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             2  0  2    1  0  0    4  0  0     9 10  0
    Brooklyn Dodgers             0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  3  1

    PITCHERS: NYY - Kucks
              BRO - Newcombe, Bessent (4), Craig (7), Roebuck (7), Erskine (9)

               WP - Johnny Kucks
	       LP - Don Newcombe
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - Berra (2), Howard, Skowron
              BRO - none

  ATTENDANCE: 33,782

Series MVP - Don Larsen

Series Batting Stats

New York Yankees Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Hank Bauer 7 32 3 9 0 0 1 3 0 5 .281 .281 .375 .656 1 0 1 147 539 96 130 26 84 4 .241 .761
Yogi Berra 7 25 5 9 2 0 3 10 4 1 .360 .448 .800 1.248 0 0 0 140 521 93 155 30 105 3 .298 .911
Tommy Byrne 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 44 52 8 14 3 10 0 .269 .796
Andy Carey 7 19 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 6 .158 .200 .158 .358 0 0 2 132 422 54 100 7 50 9 .237 .649
Bob Cerv 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 54 115 16 35 3 25 0 .304 .926
Jerry Coleman 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 80 183 15 47 0 18 1 .257 .600
Joe Collins 6 21 2 5 2 0 0 2 2 3 .238 .304 .333 .638 0 0 2 100 262 38 59 7 43 3 .225 .661
Whitey Ford 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 31 78 9 17 0 4 0 .218 .542
Elston Howard 1 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 .400 .400 1.200 1.600 0 0 0 98 290 35 76 5 34 0 .262 .674
Johnny Kucks 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 34 77 7 11 0 1 0 .143 .379
Don Larsen 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 45 79 10 19 2 12 0 .241 .674
Mickey Mantle 7 24 6 6 1 0 3 4 6 5 .250 .400 .667 1.067 1 0 0 150 533 132 188 52 130 10 .353 1.169
Billy Martin 7 27 5 8 0 0 2 3 1 6 .296 .321 .519 .840 0 0 0 121 458 76 121 9 49 7 .264 .708
Mickey McDermott 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 0 46 52 4 11 1 4 0 .212 .586
Gil McDougald 7 21 0 3 0 0 0 1 3 6 .143 .240 .143 .383 0 0 0 120 438 79 136 13 56 3 .311 .848
Tom Morgan 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 0 41 13 1 2 0 0 0 .154 .368
Norm Siebern 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 54 162 27 33 4 21 1 .204 .619
Bill Skowron 3 10 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 3 .100 .100 .400 .500 0 0 1 134 464 78 143 23 90 4 .308 .910
Enos Slaughter 6 20 6 7 0 0 1 4 4 0 .350 .440 .500 .940 0 0 0 *115 306 52 86 2 27 2 .281 .746
Tom Sturdivant 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 32 64 5 20 0 5 0 .313 .667
Bob Turley 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 27 46 5 8 0 3 0 .174 .442
George Wilson 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 *64 80 6 11 1 2 0 .138 .403
Totals 80 229 33 58 6 0 12 33 21 43 .253 .313 .437 .750 2 0 154 5312 857 1433 190 51 .270 .781

Brooklyn Dodgers Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Sandy Amoros 6 19 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 4 .053 .143 .053 .195 0 0 0 114 292 53 76 16 58 3 .260 .902
Don Bessent 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .500 .667 .500 1.167 0 0 0 38 18 0 2 0 1 0 .111 .216
Roy Campanella 7 22 2 4 1 0 0 3 3 7 .182 .259 .227 .487 0 1 0 124 388 39 85 20 73 1 .219 .727
Gino Cimoli 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 73 36 3 4 0 4 1 .111 .274
Roger Craig 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 35 61 1 1 0 1 0 .016 .119
Don Drysdale 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 26 4 5 1 1 0 .192 .568
Carl Erskine 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 32 66 1 8 0 0 0 .121 .258
Carl Furillo 7 25 2 6 2 0 0 1 2 3 .240 .296 .320 .616 0 0 0 149 523 66 151 21 83 1 .289 .824
Jim Gilliam 7 24 2 2 0 0 0 2 7 3 .083 .290 .083 .374 1 1 0 153 594 102 178 6 43 21 .300 .794
Gil Hodges 7 23 5 7 2 0 1 8 4 4 .304 .407 .522 .929 0 0 0 153 550 86 146 32 87 3 .265 .861
Randy Jackson 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 101 307 37 84 8 53 2 .274 .780
Clem Labine 2 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .500 .750 0 0 0 62 23 0 2 0 1 0 .087 .247
Sal Maglie 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 *30 70 1 9 0 2 0 .129 .269
Dale Mitchell 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 *57 54 5 11 0 7 0 .204 .517
Charlie Neal 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 62 136 22 39 2 14 2 .287 .736
Don Newcombe 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 52 111 13 26 2 16 1 .234 .654
Pee Wee Reese 7 27 3 6 0 1 0 2 2 6 .222 .276 .296 .572 0 0 1 147 572 85 147 9 46 13 .257 .667
Jackie Robinson 7 24 5 6 1 0 1 2 5 2 .250 .379 .417 .796 0 0 0 117 357 61 98 10 43 12 .275 .793
Ed Roebuck 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 18 3 6 0 1 0 .333 .778
Duke Snider 7 23 5 7 1 0 1 4 6 8 .304 .433 .478 .912 0 0 0 151 542 112 158 43 101 3 .292 .997
Rube Walker 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 54 146 5 31 3 20 0 .212 .574
Totals 82 215 25 42 8 1 3 24 32 47 .195 .296 .284 .580 1 2 154 5098 720 1315 179 65 .258 .761

New York Yankees Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Tommy Byrne 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.1 1 1 0 0 1 3.000 37 8 3.36 7 3 6 109.2 108 72 52 1.641
Whitey Ford 2 2 5.25 1 1 0 1 12.0 14 8 7 2 8 1.333 31 30 2.47 19 6 1 225.2 187 84 141 1.201
Johnny Kucks 3 1 0.82 1 0 0 1 11.0 6 2 1 3 2 0.818 34 31 3.85 18 9 0 224.1 223 72 67 1.315
Don Larsen 2 2 0.00 1 0 0 1 10.2 1 4 0 4 7 0.469 38 20 3.26 11 5 1 179.2 133 96 107 1.275
Mickey McDermott 1 0 3.00 0 0 0 0 3.0 2 2 1 3 3 1.667 23 9 4.24 2 6 0 87.0 85 47 38 1.517
Tom Morgan 2 0 9.00 0 1 0 0 4.0 6 4 4 4 3 2.500 41 0 4.16 6 7 11 71.1 74 27 20 1.416
Tom Sturdivant 2 1 2.79 1 0 0 1 9.2 8 3 3 8 9 1.655 32 17 3.30 16 8 5 158.1 134 52 110 1.175
Bob Turley 3 1 0.82 0 1 0 1 11.0 4 1 1 8 14 1.091 27 21 5.05 8 4 1 132.0 138 103 91 1.826
Totals 16 7 2.48 4 3 0 5 61.2 42 25 17 32 47 1.200 154 154 3.627 97 57 1382.0 1285 652 732 1.402

Brooklyn Dodgers Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Don Bessent 2 0 1.80 1 0 0 0 10.0 8 2 2 3 5 1.100 38 0 2.50 4 3 9 79.1 63 31 52 1.185
Roger Craig 2 1 12.00 0 1 0 0 6.0 10 8 8 3 4 2.167 35 32 3.71 12 11 1 199.0 169 87 109 1.286
Don Drysdale 1 0 9.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 2 2 1 1 1.500 25 12 2.64 5 5 0 99.0 95 31 55 1.273
Carl Erskine 2 1 5.40 0 1 0 0 5.0 4 3 3 2 2 1.200 31 28 4.25 13 11 0 186.1 189 57 95 1.320
Clem Labine 2 1 0.00 1 0 0 1 12.0 8 1 0 3 7 0.917 62 3 3.35 10 6 19 115.2 111 39 75 1.297
Sal Maglie 2 2 2.65 1 1 0 2 17.0 14 5 5 6 15 1.176 *30 26 2.89 13 5 0 196.0 160 54 110 1.092
Don Newcombe 2 2 21.21 0 1 0 0 4.2 11 11 11 3 4 3.000 38 36 3.06 27 7 0 268.0 219 46 139 0.989
Ed Roebuck 3 0 2.08 0 0 0 0 4.1 1 1 1 0 5 0.231 43 0 3.93 5 4 1 89.1 83 29 60 1.254
Totals 16 7 4.72 3 4 0 3 61.0 58 33 32 21 43 1.295 154 154 3.571 93 61 1368.2 1251 441 772 1.236

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