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1956 World SeriesNew York Yankees vs Brooklyn Dodgers
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Hank Bauer played for NYA in this series.
From here, you can see all games for this Playoff Series along with game capsules and player statistics. Click the Boxscore link to see a detailed newspaper-style boxscore or click the PBP to see an at-bat by at-bat play by play.

Series ResultNew York Yankees defeated Brooklyn Dodgers 4 games to 3
Most Valuable Player of SeriesDon Larsen

New York Yankees ManagerCasey Stengel
Brooklyn Dodgers ManagerWalter Alston

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Game #1 - Wednesday October 3,1956

Brooklyn Dodgers 6   New York Yankees 3

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Game #2 - Friday October 5,1956

Brooklyn Dodgers 13   New York Yankees 8

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WP:   Don Bessent
LP:   Tom Morgan
SV:   (none)
HR:   Duke Snider, Yogi Berra

Game #3 - Saturday October 6,1956

New York Yankees 5   Brooklyn Dodgers 3

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WP:   Whitey Ford
LP:   Roger Craig
SV:   (none)
HR:   Enos Slaughter, Billy Martin

Game #4 - Sunday October 7,1956

New York Yankees 6   Brooklyn Dodgers 2

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WP:   Tom Sturdivant
LP:   Carl Erskine
SV:   (none)
HR:   Hank Bauer, Mickey Mantle

Game #5 - Monday October 8,1956

New York Yankees 2   Brooklyn Dodgers 0

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WP:   Don Larsen
LP:   Sal Maglie
SV:   (none)
HR:   Mickey Mantle

Game #6 - Tuesday October 9,1956

Brooklyn Dodgers 1   New York Yankees 0

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WP:   Clem Labine
LP:   Bob Turley
SV:   (none)

Game #7 - Wednesday October 10,1956

New York Yankees 9   Brooklyn Dodgers 0

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Batting Stats

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Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Hank BauerOF33732390013100500000.281.281.375.65612132.308.094.1250.0015.630.003.1332.0011.11
Billy Martin2B28727580023001600000.296.321.519.84014228.316.223.2593.5721.436.007.1413.5025.00
Yogi BerraC317255920310004100000.360.448.8001.24820529.286.440.60013.793.450.2510.348.3355.56
Mickey MantleOF24724661034106500000.250.400.6671.06716430.188.417.70820.0016.670.8310.008.0066.67
Gil McDougald2B-3B28721030001003600000.143.250.143.3933024.200.000.14312.5025.002.000.000.000.00
Joe Collins1B33621252002002300000.238.304.333.6377223.278.095.1908.7013.041.500.000.0040.00
Enos SlaughterOF40620670014004000000.350.458.500.95810124.316.150.35016.670.000.004.1720.0014.29
Andy Carey3B24719230000001600000.158.200.158.3583020.231.000.0535.0030.006.000.000.000.00
Bill Skowron1B25310110014000300000.100.100.400.5004110.000.300.3000.0030.000.0010.0010.00100.00
Elston HowardC-OF2715121011000000000.400.4001.2001.600625.250.800.8000.000.000.0020.005.00100.00
Bob TurleyP2534000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Whitey FordP2724000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
Johnny KucksP2233000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Don LarsenP2623110001000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Tom SturdivantP2623010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Jerry Coleman2B-SS3122000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Mickey McDermottP27110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Tom MorganP26211100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Norm Siebern1B-OF2211000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
George WilsonOF3011000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Tommy ByrneP3621000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Bob CervOF30110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Pee Wee ReeseSS37727360102002600000.222.276.296.5728129.286.074.1486.9020.693.000.000.0016.67
Carl FurilloOF34725262001002300000.240.296.320.6168227.273.080.1607.4111.111.500.000.0033.33
Jim Gilliam2B-3B27724220002107300000.083.290.083.3732031.095.000.33322.589.680.430.000.000.00
Jackie Robinson2B-3B37724561012005200000.250.379.417.79610229.238.167.37517.246.900.403.4524.0033.33
Gil Hodges1B32723572018004400000.304.407.522.92912327.333.218.39114.8114.811.003.7023.0042.86
Duke SniderOF29723571014006800000.304.448.478.92611229.429.174.43520.6927.591.333.4523.0028.57
Roy CampanellaC34722241003003700000.182.280.227.5075125.267.045.18212.0028.002.330.000.0025.00
Sandy AmorosOF26619110001002400000.053.143.053.1961021.067.000.1059.5219.052.000.000.000.00
Sal MaglieP3925000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Clem LabineP2924011000000200000.250.250.500.750214.500.250.2500.0050.000.000.000.00100.00
Charlie Neal2B-SS2514000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Dale MitchellOF3444000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Randy Jackson3B3033000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Roger CraigP2622010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Don BessentP2522010001001100000.500.667.5001.1671031.000.000.50033.3333.331.000.000.000.00
Rube WalkerC3022000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Carl ErskineP2921000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Don NewcombeP3021000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Pitching Stats

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Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Whitey Ford115.2521012.01472801.3310.500.001.506.004.000.00.50027
Bob Turley010.8231011.04181401.093.270.006.5511.451.750.00.00025
Johnny Kucks100.8231011.0613200.824.910.002.451.640.670.001.00022
Don Larsen100.0021010.2104700.490.840.003.375.911.750.001.00026
Tom Sturdivant102.792109.2838901.747.450.007.458.381.130.001.00026
Tom Morgan019.002004.0644302.5013.500.009.006.750.750.00.00026
Mickey McDermott003.001003.0213301.676.000.009.009.001.000.00.00027
Tommy Byrne000.001000.11001010.0027.000.000.0027.0000.00.00036
Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Sal Maglie112.6522017.014561501.187.410.003.187.942.500.00.50039
Clem Labine100.0021012.0803700.926.000.002.255.252.330.001.00029
Don Bessent101.8020010.0823501.107.200.002.704.501.670.001.00025
Roger Craig0112.002006.01083402.1715.000.004.506.001.330.00.00026
Carl Erskine015.402005.0432201.207.200.003.603.601.000.00.00029
Don Newcombe0121.212004.211113403.3321.210.005.797.711.330.00.00030
Ed Roebuck002.083004.1110500.242.080.000.0010.3800.00.00024
Don Drysdale009.001002.0221101.509.000.004.504.501.000.00.00019