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1956 Minneapolis Millers

1956 > Class AAA > 1956 American Association
Overall: 78-75
Scored 727 runs, Allowed 734 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-77

Affiliation: New York Giants-NL
Manager: Eddie Stanky
Represented: Minneapolis, MN
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium (Bloomington, MN), Metropolitan Stadium (Bloomington, MN) and Metropolitan Stadium (Bloomington, MN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1955 / 1957

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Joey Amalfitano22441461212331410832516.256.384.306.689372000
2Lee Anthony371633000000002. for 2 teams
3Curt Barclay24447570914105110229.200.222.429.651300030
4Frank Barnes2930635681310030014. for 2 teams
5Don Bollweg*3512550643166107135197346569.248.347.434.78018712244Stats for 2 teams
6Roger Bowman28101410111001014.
7Joe Bracchitta*298330224536649201425450.261.395.314.710773111Stats for 2 teams
8Bill Bradford34511815100000019.
9Eddie Bressoud2486327294307918033602951.269.330.361.6911066004
10Pete Burnside252242351201010415.
11Gil Coan*34134550489901402291254134750.286.356.442.7982161824
12Jim Constable#233765612810030023.
13Al Corwin29383732450002015.
14Dave Garcia35531.333
15Don Grate321243643355310614543672351.316.360.424.7841428132Stats for 2 teams
16Gail Harris*2413353847776129294248234464.270.345.499.84323871214
17Mel Held27213030130001009.
18Jake Jenkins271164133673110213455033637.278.339.376.7151386136
19Willie Kirkland*22154648574114168351237101557112.293.360.589.9483387809
20Alex Konikowski28292823131001019.
21Bob Lennon*277823220327546372702339.266.336.429.765877105
22Joe Margoneri*267102.200
23Floyd Melliere31451413110012007.077.143.308.45140100Stats for 2 teams
24Ramon Monzant23420000.000.0000
25Phil Paine265829264610020213.
26William Pruett*21221.500
27Vern Rapp2885221205286282113211515.302.353.522.8751077100
28Dennis Reeder*301698110000016.
29Neil Roberts222111.000
30Freddy Rodriguez321243000000001.
31Bob Stephenson27118444416569912533182661.238.284.313.5971308110Stats for 2 teams
32Dick Strahs*321675000000021.
33Lee Tate2410028324335629232513437.255.350.346.696843231
34Bill Taylor*2612136433445103135196912750.308.357.548.9051835003
35Wayne Terwilliger31903442903971143227104844.245.357.334.691972321
36Valmy Thomas30352.400
37Ozzie Virgil24152573525661392841067163657.265.312.390.70220513255
38Bill Wells27193832342003167.
39Bill White*2220907218215131461713.292.422.514.936371001
39 Players27.31545635500472713342275514267583497803.267.335.419.75420978640484634
* - 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
1Lee Anthony37006.651600023.03723173110171012.08714. for 2 teams
2Curt Barclay241511.5774.11372872195.020910889184811915061.3189.
3Frank Barnes29135.7223.392522104154.0144635816714964121.3968. for 2 teams
4Roger Bowman*2822.5003.071042141.04116141121210021.2939.
5Bill Bradford3457.4175.175121194.0111655411398417021.59610.
6Pete Burnside*2559.3574.62221940113.0127685815504713131.56610.
7Jim Constable*231010.5003.66372621167.0174856887491145061.4859.
8Al Corwin2968.4294.50261751120.0115666011519513041.3838.
9Mel Held2763.6675.5221143188.097605410282400011.4209.
10Alex Konikowski2845.4444.602970086.095494411224410041.3609.
11Joe Margoneri*2633.5007
12Floyd Melliere3153.6254.864511074.09049409264261021.56810. for 2 teams
13Ramon Monzant2301.0003
14Phil Paine2686.5713.4958511116.01145345165611741271.4668.
15William Pruett21002
16Dennis Reeder*30005.041600025.0251614411062011.4409.
17Neil Roberts2201.0002
18Freddy Rodriguez3202.0007.311210016.0161513290123011.5629.
19Dick Strahs3202.0009.001640032.04438326160135001.87512.
19 Players27.97875.5104.3215415411935111309.0137773462813051369683404411.4449.
* - 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


Jake Jenkins11051443125.9795.0613
Vern Rapp582632697.9704.984


Gail Harris13210737721109.9828.71
Don Bollweg1179777416100.9858.98Stats for 2 teams
Bill White111119081.00010.91


Wayne Terwilliger902032311661.9644.82
Lee Tate5192112432.9814.00
Joey Amalfitano337690617.9655.03


Ozzie Virgil1461793342339.9573.51
Don Grate1214831.8801.83Stats for 2 teams


Bob Stephenson1061712262453.9433.75Stats for 2 teams
Eddie Bressoud861352441344.9674.41
Lee Tate293950116.9893.07


Willie Kirkland15429319138.9602.03
Gil Coan129278822.9932.22
Don Grate971661161.9671.82Stats for 2 teams
Bill Taylor88135452.9651.58
Joe Bracchitta69166513.9942.48Stats for 2 teams
Bob Lennon68142522.9872.16
Bill Wells17201001.0001.24
Bill White1128130.9062.64


Phil Paine5861812.9600.41
Bill Bradford5131040.7650.25
Floyd Melliere4592211.9690.69Stats for 2 teams
Curt Barclay37103332.9351.16
Jim Constable3762233.9030.76
Alex Konikowski29515001.0000.69
Al Corwin26714011.0000.81
Frank Barnes2551210.9440.68Stats for 2 teams
Pete Burnside2281720.9261.14
Mel Held21318001.0001.00
Lee Anthony1602001.0000.13Stats for 2 teams
Dennis Reeder1609001.0000.56
Dick Strahs160210.6670.13
Freddy Rodriguez120210.6670.17
Roger Bowman1026001.0000.80
Joe Margoneri7
Ramon Monzant3
William Pruett2
Neil Roberts2

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Joey Amalfitano22RR5' 11.0"175Jan 23, 1934San Pedro, CA, US
Lee Anthony37RR6' 3.0"205Jul 26, 1918LeRoy, KS, US
Curt Barclay24RR6' 3.0"210Aug 22, 1931Chicago, IL, US
Frank Barnes29RR6' 0.0"170Aug 26, 1926Longwood, MS, US
Don Bollweg35LL6' 1.0"190Feb 12, 1921Wheaton, IL, US
Roger Bowman28RL6' 0.0"175Aug 18, 1927Amsterdam, NY, US
Joe Bracchitta29L5' 11.0"178Apr 20, 1927Hackensack, NJ, US
Bill Bradford34RR6' 2.0"180Aug 28, 1921Choctaw, AR, US
Eddie Bressoud24RR6' 1.0"175May 2, 1932Los Angeles, CA, US
Pete Burnside25RL6' 2.0"180Jul 2, 1930Evanston, IL, US
Gil Coan34LR6' 0.0"180May 18, 1922Monroe, NC, US
Jim Constable23SL6' 1.0"185Jun 14, 1933Jonesborough, TN, US
Al Corwin29RR6' 1.0"170Dec 3, 1926Newburgh, NY, US
Dave Garcia35R6' 0.0"185Sep 15, 1920East St. Louis, IL, US
Don Grate32RR6' 2.0"180Aug 27, 1923Greenfield, OH, US
Gail Harris24LL6' 0.0"195Oct 15, 1931Abingdon, VA, US
Mel Held27RR6' 1.0"178Apr 12, 1929Edon, OH, US
Jake Jenkins27R5' 11.0"180May 9, 1929
Willie Kirkland22LR6' 1.0"206Feb 17, 1934Siluria, AL, US
Alex Konikowski28RR6' 1.0"187Jun 8, 1928Throop, PA, US
Bob Lennon27LL6' 0.0"200Sep 15, 1928Brooklyn, NY, US
Joe Margoneri26LL6' 0.0"185Jan 13, 1930Somerset, PA, US
Floyd Melliere31RR6' 2.0"1901925
Ramon Monzant23RR6' 0.0"160Jan 4, 1933Maracaibo, Zulia, VE
Phil Paine26RR6' 2.0"180Jun 8, 1930Chepachet, RI, US
William Pruett21LR6' 1.0"1851935
Vern Rapp28RR6' 0.0"195May 11, 1928St. Louis, MO, US
Dennis Reeder30LL5' 9.0"1851926
Neil Roberts22RR6' 0.0"1851934
Freddy Rodriguez32RR6' 0.0"180Apr 29, 1924La Habana, La Habana, CU
Bob Stephenson27RR6' 0.0"165Aug 11, 1928Blair, OK, US
Dick Strahs32LR6' 0.0"192Dec 4, 1923Evanston, IL, US
Lee Tate24RR5' 10.0"165Mar 18, 1932Black Rock, AR, US
Bill Taylor26LL6' 3.0"212Dec 30, 1929Alhambra, CA, US
Wayne Terwilliger31RR5' 11.0"165Jun 27, 1925Clare, MI, US
Valmy Thomas30RR5' 9.0"165Oct 21, 1925Santurce, PR
Ozzie Virgil24RR6' 1.0"174May 17, 1932Monte Cristi, Monte Cristi, DO
Bill Wells27R6' 0.0"177Mar 22, 1929Des Moines, IA, US
Bill White22LL6' 0.0"185Jan 28, 1934Lakewood, FL, US

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