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1956 National League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Brooklyn Dodgers*1549361.604--Walter Alston$0Duke Snider (997)Carl Erskine (1.32)
    2Milwaukee Braves1549262.5971.0Charlie Grimm, Fred Haney$0Joe Adcock (934)Gene Conley (1.40)
    3Cincinnati Reds1549163.5912.0Birdie Tebbetts$0Frank Robinson (937)Hal Jeffcoat (1.43)
    4St. Louis Cardinals1547678.49417.0Fred Hutchinson$0Stan Musial (908)Willard Schmidt (1.42)
    5Philadelphia Phillies1547183.46122.0Mayo Smith$0Stan Lopata (888)Stu Miller (1.51)
    6New York Giants1546787.43526.0Bill Rigney$0Willie Mays (926)Steve Ridzik (1.57)
    7Pittsburgh Pirates1546688.42927.0Bobby Bragan$0Bill Virdon (836)Red Munger (1.56)
    8Chicago Cubs1546094.39033.0Stan Hack$0Ernie Banks (887)Turk Lown (1.57)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Brooklyn DodgersLost World Series (Yankees)
    1956 National League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Brooklyn Dodgers93611545098720131521236179680653764973817918634146.258.340.4197592136
    Chicago Cubs6094154526059712812025014256355384467761360874699.244.300.3826822009
    Cincinnati Reds91631545291775140620132221734452252876051699043112.266.330.4417712334
    Milwaukee Braves92621545207709135021254177667292048671420761424299.259.320.4237432201
    New York Giants67871545190540126819245145497673440265921505937114.244.297.3826791985
    Philadelphia Phillies71831545204668131320749121616452358567327625242132.252.326.3817071981
    Pittsburgh Pirates66881545221588134019957110546243338375218439540124.257.305.3806851983
    St. Louis Cardinals76781545378678144323449124628413550362233534131128.268.329.3997282147
    1956 National League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Brooklyn Dodgers93613.57154461130136913157205431796497381.438.651.184.274.85
    Chicago Cubs60943.9615437617139212815976121424467761.248.280.922.885.02
    Cincinnati Reds91633.8515447429138914067755942215287601.399.111.433.424.92
    Milwaukee Braves92623.10154641227139313507094801774867141.328.721.143.144.61
    New York Giants67873.7815431828137812685405781454026591.218.280.952.634.30
    Philadelphia Phillies71834.2015457415137713136686431215856731.388.580.793.824.40
    Pittsburgh Pirates66883.7415437624137613405885721103837521.258.760.722.504.92
    St. Louis Cardinals76783.97154411130138914436786121245036221.409.350.803.264.03


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