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1956 Kansas City Athletics

Lineups and Defense

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1955 / 1957

52-102, Finished 8th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Lou Boudreau (52-102)
Scored 619 runs, Allowed 831 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 57-97

Ballparks: Municipal Stadium · Attendance: 1,015,154 (4th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 104

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1955 / 1957 Lineups and Defense
Lineups are the starting lineups for that game.
A # next to the game score indicates the opposing starter was a left-hander Holding your mouse (without clicking) over the game date will show you the name of the opposing starter in most browsers. Clicking on the date will take you to the box score. Clicking on the opposing team's name will take you to their batting order for this game.
Shading is not used to differentiate the players' performances. It is merely used to quickly illustrate long strings of games/years played by a single player. When a player in the column changes, so does the color of the shading.

Most Common Lineups

88 total lineups (150 when including pitchers)


1955 / 1957 Lineups and Defense