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1956 San Francisco Seals

1956 > Class Open > 1956 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 77-88

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Joe Gordon and Eddie Joost
Represented: San Francisco, CA
Ballpark: Seals Stadium (San Francisco, CA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1955 / 1957

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Bill Abernathie27361413231000006.231.231.308.53840010
2Ken Aspromonte241416175498015435434246044.281.352.375.72720615233
3Ted Bowsfield21566020000000.333.333.333.66720000
4Jerry Casale223793851121513121620.247.304.435.740373110
5Bob DiPietro281264343654698193116026345.268.376.427.80415615213
6Larry DiPippo*26983062643366131104514034.250.349.420.7691114020
7Eli Grba21451915100000033.
8Bill Henry*284236326610130311.188.257.313.570100010
9Eddie Joost4061612220000030.167.375.167.54220100
10Russ Kemmerer2538837621320180223.
11Marty Keough*2279335295579316593893532.315.390.495.8851462221
12Leo Kiely*261344110011000.250.2501.0001.25040000
13Ed Lavene223468645172004030.266.309.297.606191100
14Don Lenhardt33913392944688111164914042.299.385.507.8911495212
15Jim Mahoney221565624995511411333774586.
16Frank Malzone2687351324349614364212218.296.339.414.75313414032
17Jack Osborn22132417332013058.176.364.471.83481020
18Albie Pearson*2131117101183052062168.297.393.386.779393000
19Ed Sadowski258924821333509672423044.235.327.432.758923032
20Al Schroll24443100000010.
21Bill Slack*2328107110000033.143.400.143.54310000
22Bob Smith283368623800120024.
23Bob Smith253160537700010315.
24Haywood Sullivan2513653147667141320117734261.296.350.433.78320611166
25Max Surkont341639312420130210.
26Joe Tanner24823303063686121837111846.281.322.405.7271244213
27Sal Taormina*341263983055791121135617631.298.435.472.9081446539
28Bob Thollander25366010000003.
29Jack Thomas25888110002004.
30Roy Tinney*251086000001024.
31Tony Tornay26254343173006004.
32Tom Umphlett261204914674413328556151231.285.303.398.70118611264
33Stan Willis21311000000000.
34Gordie Windhorn2212748144659137142845132541.307.347.401.74917910361
34 Players25.51666252553572315002503812066561574708.271.339.395.7342186134237446
* - 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
1Bill Abernathie2764.6002.633610068.1572220620201121.1277.
2Ted Bowsfield*2103.0003.80540021.115159220132021.6416.
3Jerry Casale221911.6334.103732163228.122911710419811436191.3589.
4Eli Grba2174.6364.824530093.110057506493710101.5969.
5Bill Henry*2856.4554.73291451104.211560551234503001.4249.
6Russ Kemmerer251214.4623.483832131233.0235108909931371181.4089.
7Leo Kiely*2613.2502.101300030.0311573880001.3009.
8Jack Osborn2237.3003.3013104071.0712726221270101.2969.
9Al Schroll2403.0003.68420014.21410611241011.7738.
10Bill Slack2312.3334.292800050.1492524721130001.3918.
11Bob Smith*28910.4744.44332551174.117196861194107111131.5208.
12Bob Smith*25811.4214.38302581156.01769476953914121.46810.
13Max Surkont3446.4002.38161362102.0873527529572131.1377.
14Bob Thollander2511.5002.81322016.018551540001.43810.
15Jack Thomas2512.3336.00820021.0181414310100001.3337.
16Roy Tinney*2501.0004.39900026.2251613219162101.6508.
17Stan Willis21001.2330007.16410410001.3647.
17 Players25.17788.467166166
* - 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


Haywood Sullivan10953262108.9835.45128
Ed Sadowski512612454.9835.59411
Tony Tornay10383001.0004.1010


Bob DiPietro93783511096.9888.97
Larry DiPippo7658929264.9978.13
Haywood Sullivan7561021.0008.14
Jerry Priddy39211.9173.67Stats for 2 teams
Ed Sadowski230021.0001.50
Don Lenhardt120001.0002.00


Ken Aspromonte13533133226103.9624.91
Jerry Priddy428984330.9834.12Stats for 2 teams
Bob DiPietro11201216.9702.91
Joe Tanner11202435.9364.00
Ed Lavene151011.0006.00
Jim Mahoney130001.0003.00


Frank Malzone87842002625.9163.26
Joe Tanner64621221216.9392.88
Ed Lavene21133115.9782.10
Eddie Joost338011.0003.67
Bob DiPietro221001.0001.50
Ed Sadowski104001.0004.00


Jim Mahoney1542464934599.9434.80
Ken Aspromonte18162544.9112.28
Joe Tanner14223548.9344.07
Jerry Priddy11172612.9773.91Stats for 2 teams
Eddie Joost22412.8573.00
Ed Lavene211001.0001.00
Frank Malzone10110.5001.00


Gordie Windhorn118199730.9861.75
Tom Umphlett1152941073.9772.64
Sal Taormina92181943.9792.07
Don Lenhardt82138941.9741.79
Marty Keough78185320.9892.41
Albie Pearson2755410.9832.19
Haywood Sullivan8120001.0001.50
Ed Sadowski712110.9291.86
Bob DiPietro34010.8001.33


Eli Grba45316021.0000.42
Russ Kemmerer38114523.9661.47
Jerry Casale3762521.9390.84
Bill Abernathie3649001.0000.36
Bob Smith3353115.9731.09
Bob Smith30426001.0001.00
Bill Henry2931710.9520.69
Bill Slack2815011.0000.21
Max Surkont1671911.9631.63
Leo Kiely1306011.0000.46
Jack Osborn13517011.0001.69
Roy Tinney903001.0000.33
Jack Thomas841001.0000.63
Jerry Priddy702001.0000.29Stats for 2 teams
Ted Bowsfield51310.8000.80
Al Schroll456011.0002.75
Bob Thollander313011.0001.33
Stan Willis302001.0000.67

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Bill Abernathie27RR5' 10.0"190Jan 30, 1929Torrance, CA, US
Ken Aspromonte24RR6' 0.0"180Sep 22, 1931Brooklyn, NY, US
Ted Bowsfield21RL6' 1.0"190Jan 10, 1935Vernon, BC, CA
Jerry Casale22RR6' 2.0"200Sep 27, 1933Brooklyn, NY, US
Bob DiPietro28RR5' 11.0"185Sep 1, 1927San Francisco, CA, US
Larry DiPippo26LL5' 11.0"175May 24, 1930Brooklyn, NY, US
Eli Grba21RR6' 2.0"205Aug 9, 1934Chicago, IL, US
Bill Henry28LL6' 2.0"180Oct 15, 1927Alice, TX, US
Eddie Joost40RR6' 0.0"175Jun 5, 1916San Francisco, CA, US
Russ Kemmerer25RR6' 2.0"198Nov 1, 1930Pittsburgh, PA, US
Marty Keough22LL6' 0.0"180Apr 14, 1934Oakland, CA, US
Leo Kiely26LL6' 2.0"180Nov 30, 1929Hoboken, NJ, US
Ed Lavene22R6' 0.0"175Aug 6, 1933Mobile, AL, US
Don Lenhardt33RR6' 3.0"190Oct 4, 1922Alton, IL, US
Jim Mahoney22RR6' 0.0"175May 26, 1934Englewood, NJ, US
Frank Malzone26RR5' 10.0"180Feb 28, 1930Bronx, NY, US
Jack Osborn22RR6' 2.0"205Jun 14, 1934San Diego, CA, US
Albie Pearson21LL5' 5.0"140Sep 12, 1934Alhambra, CA, US
Jerry Priddy36RR5' 11.0"180Nov 9, 1919Los Angeles, CA, US
Ed Sadowski25RR5' 11.0"175Jan 19, 1931Pittsburgh, PA, US
Al Schroll24RR6' 2.0"210Mar 22, 1932New Orleans, LA, US
Bill Slack23LR5' 10.0"175May 3, 1933Sarnia, ON, CA
Bob Smith28RL6' 0.0"185May 13, 1928Clarence, MO, US
Bob Smith25RL6' 1.0"190Feb 1, 1931Woodsville, NH, US
Haywood Sullivan25RR6' 4.0"210Dec 15, 1930Donalsonville, GA, US
Max Surkont34RR6' 1.0"195Jun 16, 1922Central Falls, RI, US
Joe Tanner24RR6' 1.0"175Nov 16, 1931Laurel, MS, US
Sal Taormina34LR5' 11.0"180Jun 8, 1922San Jose, CA, US
Bob Thollander25RR5' 11.0"185Jul 30, 1930Bensenville, TX, US
Jack Thomas25RR6' 4.0"205Jun 2, 1931Greensboro, NC, US
Roy Tinney25LL6' 3.0"190May 22, 1931Altus, OK, US
Tony Tornay26RR6' 0.0"205Oct 6, 1929San Francisco, CA, US
Tom Umphlett26RR6' 2.0"180May 12, 1930Scotland Neck, NC, US
Stan Willis21RR6' 3.0"200Sep 8, 1934Brookfield, MO, US
Gordie Windhorn22RR6' 1.0"185Dec 19, 1933Watseka, IL, US

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