Season Information
Team Name
1956 Kansas City Athletics
League
American League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
52-102 (.338)   GBL: -45
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
8 / 8 / 16
Runs For/Against
619 / 831   Diff: -212
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
 
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
8
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1901-2020
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1956 Batting Statistics

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  • UnifPlayer NamePosAgeBaExpSalaryDetailGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    10Hector Lopez3B26R2------151561911532731869456373384313.273.347.428.77563924048.266.155.2859.8611.421.1631.22.8231.4
    38Harry SimpsonOF30L5------14154376159221121105234782115819.293.347.490.83759726654.282.197.3107.8713.741.7425.93.5234.0
    7Vic Power1B-2B28R3------12753077164215146322241613125.309.340.447.78755923740.183.138.2994.292.860.6737.92.5024.4
    2Joe DeMaestriSS27R6------1334344110116163933257333328.233.277.316.59346813723.141.083.2655.3415.602.9272.31.2822.8
    35Lou SkizasOF24R1------8329739941131139311517023113.316.346.485.83131714425.226.169.3054.735.361.1327.03.4726.6
    30Gus ZernialOF33R8------1092723661120164420336640225.224.315.445.76031112128.349.221.23410.6121.222.0017.05.1445.9
    22Tim ThompsonC32L2------92268217313212724172320114.272.319.347.6662889316.131.075.2945.907.991.35268.00.3521.9
    4Jim Finigan2B-3B27R3------9125029547222131302815416.216.298.284.5822907111.196.068.23210.349.660.93125.00.6920.4
    39Johnny GrothOF29R11------95244226313353712303102429.258.335.398.7332809721.258.140.27410.7111.071.0348.81.7933.3
    6Al PilarcikOF25L1------69239286010142292303202112.251.333.351.6842728415.255.100.27511.0311.761.0759.81.4725.0
    33Enos SlaughterOF40L16------91223376214322310292011116.278.362.395.7572558819.251.117.29711.377.840.69111.50.7830.6
    9Joe GinsbergC29L7------7119515488111211231700237.246.323.313.6362206110.185.067.26310.457.730.74195.00.4520.8
    25Eddie Robinson1B35L12------7517213345121200262021117.198.308.273.581202478.227.075.21212.879.900.7786.00.9923.5
    32Hal SmithC25R2------371421539922241131200302.275.284.408.6921485813.155.133.2822.038.114.0071.01.3533.3
    1Clete Boyer2B19R2------671291528311411112412012.217.284.279.563143365.147.062.2607.6916.782.18129.00.7017.9
    11Mike BaxesSS25R1------73106924311501181504012.226.339.302.641128325.236.076.25614.0611.720.83106.00.7820.8
    6Spook Jacobs2B30R3------3297132130054115503014.216.321.247.568115243.216.031.22813.044.350.330.00.0014.3
    28Art DitmarP27R3------449151300140132404000.143.170.176.34698161.055.033.1823.0624.498.0091.01.027.7
    8Rance Pless1B30R1------4885423310901101310005.271.354.329.68396284.165.058.31910.4213.541.300.00.0017.4
    34Bill RennaOF31R4------3348121330251031000001.271.314.458.77251225.271.187.3065.8819.613.3324.03.9238.5
    23Wally BurnetteP27R1------1839220000001905000.051.075.051.1264520.026.000.0672.2220.009.000.00.000.0
    37Tom GormanP31R5------52392200020042201000.051.140.051.1914420.103.000.1189.0950.005.500.00.000.0
    18,23Lou KretlowP35R10------25331200000041904000.061.162.061.2234120.121.000.1439.7646.344.750.00.000.0
    20Alex KellnerP31R9------21302600020031003001.200.273.200.4733660.100.000.3008.3327.783.330.00.000.0
    36Jim PisoniOF26R2------1030480025002800102.267.303.467.77033142.267.200.2866.0624.244.0015.06.0625.0
    UnifPlayer NamePosAgeBaExpSalaryDetailGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    17Troy HerriageP25R1------34251300010021702000.120.185.120.3052930.080.000.3756.9058.628.500.00.000.0
    21Bobby ShantzP30R8------5122221001002402001.091.167.136.3032631.136.045.1117.6915.382.000.00.0050.0
    24Jack CrimianP30R3------5522450000003605001.227.320.227.5473050.136.000.31310.0020.002.000.00.000.0
    14Jack McMahanP23R1------2314000000000700000.000.000.000.0001400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    14Joe AstrothC33R10------813010000000101000.077.077.077.1541410.000.000.0830.007.140.000.00.000.0
    23Tom LasordaP28L2------1913010000000400001.077.077.077.1541310.000.000.1110.0030.770.000.00.000.0
    35Elmer ValoOF35L15------99120002001100100.222.273.222.4951120.111.000.2229.099.091.000.00.000.0
    36Moe BurtschyP34R5------218010000000500000.125.125.125.250810.000.000.3330.0062.500.000.00.000.0
    16Glenn CoxP25R2------37000000000400001.000.000.000.000700.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.00.000.0
    26Bill HarringtonP28R2------237000000001102000.000.125.000.1251000.143.000.00010.0010.001.000.00.000.0
    26,34Jose SantiagoP27R3------95120000000101000.400.400.400.800620.000.000.5000.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    31Dave MeltonOF27R1------33010000000000000.333.333.333.666310.000.000.3330.000.000.000.00.000.0
    39Carl DuserP23L1------23100000000100000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    19Art CeccarelliP26R2------33000002001200000.000.250.000.250400.333.000.00025.0050.002.000.00.000.0
    15Walt CraddockP24R2------22000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    9,53George BrunetP21R1------62000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    25Arnie PortocarreroP24R3------31000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Team Totals206252566191325204411125844030479725206737---127.252.315.370.68558591947357.211.118.2728.1812.371.5146.91.9126.9
    Glossary:
    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Pos Defensive Position Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Ba Bats Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Salary Salary for the selected season. Blank usually means the player made MLB minimum Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    1956 Pitching Statistics

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  • UnifPlayer NameRoleAgeThExpSalaryDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    28Art DitmarST/R27R3------12224.4244341426101254.1254141125301081265071.428.991.063.824.464.991.17.353
    37Tom GormanR/ST31R5------9103.8352131023393171.116883732368562121.388.821.213.572.944.360.82.474
    24Jack CrimianR/ST30R3------485.515470016473129.012987791949592051.389.001.333.424.126.071.20.333
    23Wally BurnetteST/R27R1------682.89181441440121.111548391339543121.278.530.962.894.013.561.38.429
    18,23Lou KretlowST/R35R10------495.31252030350118.212175701774613001.649.181.295.614.635.690.82.308
    17Troy HerriageST/R25R1------1136.643116107150103.013583761664592061.9311.801.405.595.167.250.92.071
    21Bobby ShantzCL30L8------274.354521026439101.19551491237671031.308.441.073.295.954.531.81.222
    20Alex KellnerST31L9------744.3220175033091.210349441533441021.4810.111.473.244.324.811.33.636
    14Jack McMahanR/ST23L1------054.8223900814061.2694033731131021.6210.071.024.521.905.840.42.000
    23Tom LasordaR/ST28L3------046.1518500713145.1403831645287031.887.941.198.935.567.540.62.000
    36Moe BurtschyRel34R5------313.9521000921043.1412219630182031.648.521.256.233.744.570.60.750
    26Bill HarringtonRel28R3------226.4523100822137.2402727326143101.759.560.726.213.356.450.54.500
    16Glenn CoxST25R2------024.24331000023.115111122262001.595.790.778.492.314.240.27.000
    26,34Jose SantiagoST/R27R3------128.31950014021.236262081791052.4514.953.327.063.7410.800.53.333
    19Art CeccarelliRel26L2------017.20320001010.0131383421011.7011.702.703.601.8011.700.50.000
    9,53George BrunetR/ST21L1------007.0061001509.0108711150002.3310.001.0011.005.008.000.45.000
    15Walt CraddockST24L2------026.7522000009.197711082002.048.680.969.647.716.750.80.000
    25Arnie PortocarreroR/ST24R3------0110.1331001208.09992720002.0010.132.257.882.2510.130.29.000
    39Carl DuserST23L1------119.0022000006.014660250002.6721.000.003.007.509.002.50.500
    12Bill BradfordRel34R1------009.0010001102.02222100001.509.009.004.500.009.000.00.000
    19Bob SpicerRel31R2------0019.2920000202.16551100013.0023.143.863.860.0019.290.00.000
    Team Totals521024.86405154303124251181,370.31424831740187679636383421.539.351.234.464.185.460.94.338
    Glossary:
    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Role ST = Starter. Rel = Reliever. CL = Closer R/ST Primarily a Reliever, ST/R Primarily a starter Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Th Throws Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Salary Salary for the selected season. Blank usually means the player made MLB minimum Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    1956 Fielding Statistics

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    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    CTim Thompson6800.03283877373366.9815.400.0044.273.91
    CJoe Ginsberg5700.02382833269266.9894.700.0037.080.32
    CHal Smith3700.01832233208205.9865.500.0024.0100.03
    CJoe Astroth800.01950124241.0003.000.005.2100.04
    1B
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1BVic Power7600.067162573738733.9939.600.0049.459.81
    1BEddie Robinson4700.036019943388379.9778.100.0030.562.72
    1BHarry Simpson3200.026915432288284.9868.900.0020.822.73
    1BRance Pless1500.013770181441441.0009.600.009.731.34
    2B
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2BJim Finigan5200.0114105735226219.9694.200.0033.857.11
    2BClete Boyer5100.094110631210204.9714.000.0033.176.12
    2BVic Power4700.0122138740267260.9745.500.0030.537.03
    2BSpook Jacobs3100.07871526154149.9684.800.0020.196.94
    2BHector Lopez800.01818273836.9474.500.005.25.35
    2BJoe DeMaestri200.0000000.0000.000.001.31.56
    2BMike Baxes100.0111032.6672.000.000.61.47
    3B
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    3BHector Lopez12100.01522542623432406.9403.400.0078.680.11
    3BJim Finigan3200.029709710899.9173.100.0020.835.22
    3BClete Boyer700.06140320201.0002.900.004.510.43
    3BRance Pless500.05130218181.0003.600.003.210.44
    SS
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    SSJoe DeMaestri13200.02104072395640617.9644.700.0085.799.21
    SSMike Baxes6200.0561121017178168.9442.700.0040.384.92
    SSHector Lopez400.0470211111.0002.800.002.62.63
    OF
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    OFHarry Simpson11100.0188372198191.9651.700.0072.178.71
    OFJohnny Groth8400.01408031481481.0001.800.0054.588.42
    OFLou Skizas7400.0148940161157.9752.100.0048.189.23
    OFGus Zernial6900.0111921122120.9841.700.0044.863.34
    OFAl Pilarcik6700.0154941167163.9762.400.0043.597.15
    OFEnos Slaughter5600.0105120108106.9811.900.0036.461.56
    OFBill Renna2500.0181102019.9500.800.0016.275.87
    OFHector Lopez2000.0443204947.9592.400.0013.013.28
    OFJim Pisoni900.0244112928.9663.100.005.890.09
    OFVic Power700.01400014141.0002.000.004.55.510
    OFDave Melton300.03000331.0001.000.001.9100.011
    OFElmer Valo100.0000000.0000.000.000.611.112
    P
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    PJack Crimian540129.0322112625.9620.500.1935.198.21
    PTom Gorman520171.11129314340.9300.800.2333.8100.02
    PBobby Shantz450101.11020223230.9380.700.3029.288.23
    PArt Ditmar440254.12033235553.9641.200.2128.6100.04
    PTroy Herriage310103.0011301411.7860.400.1120.191.25
    PLou Kretlow250118.2516212321.9130.800.1816.2100.06
    PBill Harrington23037.23501881.0000.300.2214.9100.07
    PJack McMahan23061.23100113131.0000.600.2114.9100.07
    PMoe Burtschy21043.12150217171.0000.800.3913.6100.09
    PAlex Kellner20091.2117121918.9470.900.2013.095.210
    PTom Lasorda18045.139101312.9230.700.2711.794.711
    PWally Burnette180121.1616122322.9571.200.1811.7100.011
    PJose Santiago9021.21501661.0000.700.285.8100.013
    PGeorge Brunet609.00300331.0000.500.333.9100.014
    PArnie Portocarrero308.00100111.0000.300.131.9100.015
    PGlenn Cox3023.1000000.0000.000.001.9100.015
    PArt Ceccarelli3010.00500551.0001.700.501.9100.015
    PCarl Duser206.00200221.0001.000.331.3100.018
    PWalt Craddock209.10100111.0000.500.111.3100.018
    PBob Spicer202.10100111.0000.500.481.3100.018
    PBill Bradford102.00100111.0001.000.500.6100.021
    Glossary:
    Pos Defensive Position Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.