Season Information
Team Name
1956 Cincinnati Reds
League
National League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
91-63 (.591)   GBL: -2
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
3 / 3 / 4
Runs For/Against
775 / 658   Diff: +117
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
5
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1876-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1956-12-03Marion FricanoSelected by Reds from White Sox in the minor league draft.P6-0170RR1923-07-15Brant,NY
MLB1952-19551952-1955
1956-12-03Maury WillsSelected by Reds from Dodgers in the minor league draft.SS-3B5-11170BR1932-10-02Washington,DC
1951-  0-   0-BRO
MLB1959-19721959-1972
1956-11-13Elmer SingletonTraded by Reds with Ray Jablonski to Cubs for Pete Whisenant, Warren Hacker and Don Hoak.P6-2174RR1918-06-26Ogden,UT
MLB1945-19591945-1959
1956-11-13Warren HackerTraded by Cubs with Pete Whisenant and Don Hoak to Reds for Ray Jablonski and Elmer Singleton.P6-1185RR1924-11-21Marissa,IL
MLB1948-19611948-1961
1956-11-13Don HoakTraded by Cubs with Pete Whisenant and Warren Hacker to Reds for Ray Jablonski and Elmer Singleton.3B-2B6-0175RR1928-02-05Roulette,PA
MLB1954-19641954-1964
1956-11-13Pete WhisenantTraded by Cubs with Warren Hacker and Don Hoak to Reds for Ray Jablonski and Elmer Singleton.OF-2B6-2200RR1929-12-14Asheville,NC
1947-  0-   0-BSN
MLB1952-19611952-1961
1956-11-13Ray JablonskiTraded by Reds with Elmer Singleton to Cubs for Pete Whisenant, Warren Hacker and Don Hoak.3B-OF5-10183RR1926-12-17Chicago,IL
MLB1953-19601953-1960
1956-10-31Bobby HenrichSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent (bonus baby) by Reds.SS-OF6-1185RR1938-12-24Lawrence,KS
MLB1957-19591957-1959
1956-10-14Elmer SingletonPurchased by Reds from Seattle (PCL).P6-2174RR1918-06-26Ogden,UT
MLB1945-19591945-1959
1956-09-09Rudy MinarcinPurchased by Red Sox from Reds.P6-0195RR1930-03-25North Vandergrift,PA
MLB1955-19571955-1957
1956-09-01Russ MeyerClaimed on waivers by Reds from Cubs.P6-1185BR1923-10-25Peru,IL
MLB1946-19591946-1959
1956-08-13Don PavletichSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent (bonus baby) by Reds.C-1B5-11209RR1938-07-13Milwaukee,WI
MLB1957-19711957-1971
1956-07-18Bruce EdwardsSigned as Free Agent by Reds.C-OF5-7194RR1923-07-15Quincy,IL
MLB1946-19561946-1956
1956-06-26Joe FrazierPurchased by Orioles from Reds.OF-1B6-0180LR1922-10-06Liberty,NC
MLB1947-19561947-1956
1956-06-22Paul LaPalmeClaimed on waivers by White Sox from Reds.P5-10184LL1923-12-14Springfield,MA
MLB1951-19571951-1957
1956-05-19Al SilveraReleased by Reds.OF6-0180RR1935-08-26San Diego,CA
MLB1955-19551955-1985
1956-05-16Joe FrazierTraded by Cardinals with Alex Grammas to Reds for Chuck Harmon.OF-1B6-0180LR1922-10-06Liberty,NC
MLB1947-19561947-1956
1956-05-16Alex GrammasTraded by Cardinals with Joe Frazier to Reds for Chuck Harmon.SS-3B6-0178RR1926-04-03Birmingham,AL
MLB1954-19631954-1963
1956-05-16Chuck HarmonTraded by Reds to Cardinals for Alex Grammas and Joe Frazier.3B-OF6-2175RR1924-04-23Washington,IN
MLB1954-19571954-1957
1956-05-11Jim DyckPurchased by Reds from Orioles.OF-3B6-2205RR1922-02-03Omaha,NE
MLB1951-19561951-1956
1956-05-10Corky ValentineTraded by Reds with Bob Hazle to Braves for George Crowe.P6-1203RR1929-01-04Troy,OH
MLB1954-19551954-1955
1956-05-01Paul LaPalmeTraded by Cardinals to Reds for Frank Smith.P5-10184LL1923-12-14Springfield,MA
MLB1951-19571951-1957
1956-05-01Frank SmithTraded by Reds to Cardinals for Paul LaPalme.P6-3200RR1928-04-04Pierrepont Manor,NY
MLB1950-19561950-1956
1956-04-10Frank SmithClaimed on waivers by Reds from Cardinals.P6-3200RR1928-04-04Pierrepont Manor,NY
MLB1950-19561950-1956
1956-04-09George CroweTraded by Braves to Reds for Corky Valentine and Bob Hazle.1B-2B6-2212LL1923-03-22Whiteland,IN
MLB1952-19611952-1961
1956-04-09Bob HazleTraded by Reds with Corky Valentine to Braves for George Crowe.OF6-0190LR1930-12-09Laurens,SC
MLB1955-19581955-1958
1956-04-01Jim PearceAssigned to Cardinals by Reds without compensation.P6-6180RR1925-06-09Zebulon,NC
MLB1949-19551949-1955
1956-01-31Sonny SenerchiaTraded by Cardinals with Brooks Lawrence to Reds for Jackie Collum.3B6-1195RR1931-04-06Newark,NJ
MLB1952-19521952-1952
1956-01-31Brooks LawrenceTraded by Cardinals with Sonny Senerchia to Reds for Jackie Collum.P6-0205RR1925-01-30Springfield,OH
MLB1954-19601954-1960
1956-01-31Jackie CollumTraded by Reds to Cardinals for Sonny Senerchia and Brooks Lawrence.P5-7163LL1927-06-21Victor,IA
MLB1951-19621951-1962
1956-01-18Sam MeleReleased by Reds.OF-1B6-1187RR1923-01-21Astoria,NY
MLB1947-19561947-1956
1956-01-01Joe GainesSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.OF6-1190RR1936-11-22Bryan,TX
1956-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1960-19661960-1966
1956-01-01Vada PinsonSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.OF-1B5-11181LL1938-08-11Memphis,TN
MLB1958-19751956-1975
1956-01-01Rogelio AlvarezSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.1B5-11183RR1938-04-18Pinar del Rio,CU
1956-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1960-19621960-1962
1956-01-01Joe AzcueSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.C6-0200RR1939-08-18Cienfuegos,CU
1956-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1960-19721960-1972
1956-01-01Jim BaileySigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.P6-2210BL1934-12-16Strawberry Plains,TN
1956-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1959-19591959-1959
1956-01-01Elio ChaconSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.SS-2B5-9160RR1936-10-26Caracas,VZ
1956-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1960-19621960-1962
1956-01-01Curt FloodSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.OF-3B5-9165RR1938-01-18Houston,TX
MLB1956-19711956-1971
1956-01-01Cookie RojasSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.2B-OF5-10170RR1939-03-06Havana,CU
1956-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1962-19771956-1977
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