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+ 1956
Most Valuable Player:
Starting Pitchers: Bob Friend (NL) Billy Pierce (AL)
Hosting Ballpark: Griffith Stadium (Washington,DC)
Attendance: 28,843
  • A full listing of players on the final All-Star Team rosters for both American and National Leagues. Players originally named are not listed in the roster grid. However, for some years, where data is available, we have tried to record the replacement information.
  • First-time all-stars are highlighted.
  • Starters are listed in bold
  • Roster Notes (if any)
  • National League (1956)
    YearPlayerTeamPosHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAgeFreq
    1956Yogi Berra (s)New York YankeesC5-8194L-R319
    1956Ray BooneDetroit Tigers3B-SS6-1188R-R322
    1956Tom BrewerBoston Red SoxP6-1175R-R241
    1956Whitey FordNew York YankeesP5-10181L-L273
    1956Nellie Fox (s)Chicago White Sox2B5-9150L-R286
    1956Al Kaline (s)Detroit TigersOF6-2180R-R212
    1956George Kell (s)Baltimore Orioles3B5-9175R-R339
    1956Johnny KucksNew York YankeesP6-3184R-R221
    1956Harvey Kuenn (s)Detroit TigersOF-SS6-2190R-R254
    1956Sherm LollarChicago White SoxC6-1185R-R314
    1956Mickey Mantle (s)New York YankeesOF5-11198B-R245
    1956Billy MartinNew York Yankees2B5-11165R-R281
    1956Charlie MaxwellDetroit TigersOF5-11185L-L291
    1956Gil McDougaldNew York Yankees2B-3B6-1180R-R282
    1956Ray NarleskiCleveland IndiansP6-1175R-R271
    1956Billy Pierce (s)Chicago White SoxP5-10160L-L293
    1956Jim PiersallBoston Red SoxOF6-0175R-R262
    1956Vic PowerKansas City Athletics1B5-11195R-R282
    1956Herb ScoreCleveland IndiansP6-2185L-L232
    1956Roy SieversWashington Senators I1B-OF6-1195R-R291
    1956Harry Simpson (s)Kansas City AthleticsOF-1B6-1190L-R301
    1956Frank SullivanBoston Red SoxP6-6215R-R262
    1956Mickey Vernon (s)Boston Red Sox1B6-2180L-L386
    1956Ted Williams (s)Boston Red SoxOF6-3205L-R3713
    1956Jim WilsonChicago White SoxP200R-R343
    1956Early WynnCleveland IndiansP6-0200B-R363
    National League (1956)
    YearPlayerTeamPosHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAgeFreq
    1956Hank AaronMilwaukee BravesOF6-0180R-R222
    1956Johnny AntonelliNew York GiantsP6-0190L-L262
    1956Ed Bailey (s)Cincinnati RedsC6-2205L-R251
    1956Ernie BanksChicago Cubs1B-SS6-1180R-R252
    1956Gus Bell (s)Cincinnati RedsOF6-2196L-R273
    1956Ken Boyer (s)St. Louis Cardinals3B-1B6-2200R-R251
    1956Roy CampanellaBrooklyn DodgersC5-8200R-R348
    1956Del CrandallMilwaukee BravesC6-1195R-R264
    1956Bob Friend (s)Pittsburgh PiratesP6-0190R-R251
    1956Jim GilliamBrooklyn Dodgers2B-3B5-10175B-R271
    1956Ted KluszewskiCincinnati Reds1B6-2225L-L314
    1956Clem LabineBrooklyn DodgersP6-0180R-R291
    1956Brooks LawrenceCincinnati RedsP6-0205R-R311
    1956Dale Long (s)Pittsburgh Pirates1B6-4210L-L301
    1956Stan LopataPhiladelphia PhilliesC6-2210R-R302
    1956Eddie MathewsMilwaukee Braves3B6-1200L-R243
    1956Willie MaysNew York GiantsOF5-11180R-R253
    1956Roy McMillan (s)Cincinnati RedsSS5-11170R-R261
    1956Stan Musial (s)St. Louis CardinalsOF-1B6-0175L-L3513
    1956Joe NuxhallCincinnati RedsP6-3219L-L272
    1956Rip RepulskiSt. Louis CardinalsOF6-0195R-R281
    1956Robin RobertsPhiladelphia PhilliesP6-0190B-R297
    1956Frank Robinson (s)Cincinnati RedsOF6-1195R-R201
    1956Duke SniderBrooklyn DodgersOF6-0190L-R297
    1956Warren SpahnMilwaukee BravesP6-0175L-L358
    1956Johnny Temple (s)Cincinnati Reds2B5-11175R-R281

    Roster Notes

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