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1956 New York Yankees

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1956 New York Yankees
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Major league affiliations
1956 Uniform
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1956 Information
Owner(s) Dan Topping and Del Webb
Manager(s) Casey Stengel
Local television none
Local radio none
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1956 New York Yankees / Franchise: New York Yankees / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 97-57 Finished 1st in American League (1956 AL)

World Series Champs

Managed by Casey Stengel

Coaches: Frankie Crosetti, Bill Dickey and Jim Turner

Ballpark: Yankee Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1956 New York Yankees played the 54th season in team history. They finished with a record of 97-57, winning their 22nd pennant, finishing 9 games ahead of the Cleveland Indians. New York was managed by Casey Stengel. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers in 7 games. The Series featured the first and only no-hitter in Series play, a perfect game, delivered by the Yankees' Don Larsen in Game 5.

Awards and Honors[edit]

World Series[edit]

Main article: 1956 World Series

AL New York Yankees (4) vs. NL Brooklyn Dodgers (3)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Yankees – 3, Dodgers – 6 October 3 Ebbets Field 34,479
2 Yankees – 8, Dodgers – 13 October 5 Ebbets Field 36,217
3 Dodgers – 3, Yankees – 5 October 6 Yankee Stadium 73,977
4 Dodgers – 2, Yankees – 6 October 7 Yankee Stadium 69,705
5 Dodgers – 0, Yankees – 2 October 8 Yankee Stadium 64,519
6 Yankees – 0, Dodgers – 1 (10 innings) October 9 Ebbets Field 33,224
7 Yankees – 9, Dodgers – 0 October 10 Ebbets Field 33,782

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