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1956 Kansas City AthleticsOrganizational Roster
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Hector Lopez played in the Kansas City Athletics organization in 1956
The Org Roster is a list of all players who played at least one game for the Kansas City Athletics organization in 1956. This includes the Major League parent team and the minor league affiliates. Players who played on more than one of these teams will be listed with all teams.

Minor League Affiliates Affiliate History

Team NameRosterLeague NameLevelGWLPctGBLRkRFRADiffManagerBallpark
Kansas City AthleticsStats -- RosterAmerican LeagueMLB15452102.33845.08619831-212Lou BoudreauMunicipal Stadium
Organizational Totals:15452102.338619831-212

Team History -- 1956 Statistics -- 1956 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

1956 Organizational Org Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Major Leaguers Active Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
Player NamePosTeam(s)Ht Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Joe AstrothCKC Athletics (MLB)
5-9 187 R-R 1922-09-01 33East Alton,Illinois MLB1945-19561945-1956   Illinois (MLB)
Mike BaxesSS-2BKC Athletics (MLB)
5-10 175 R-R 1930-12-18 25San Francisco,California MLB1956-19581956-1958
1951-   UDFA-NYA
(MLB)
Clete Boyer3BKC Athletics (MLB)
6-0 182 R-R 1937-02-09 19Cassville,Missouri MLB1955-19711955-1971   (MLB)
Bill BradfordPKC Athletics (MLB)
6-2 180 R-R 1921-08-28 34Choctaw,Arkansas MLB1956-19561956-1956   (MLB)
George BrunetPKC Athletics (MLB)
6-1 210 R-L 1935-06-08 21Houghton,Michigan MLB1956-19711956-1971   (MLB)
Wally BurnettePKC Athletics (MLB)
6-0 178 R-R 1929-06-20 27Blairs,Virginia MLB1956-19581956-1958   (MLB)
Moe BurtschyPKC Athletics (MLB)
6-3 208 R-R 1922-04-18 34Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1950-19561950-1956   (MLB)
Art CeccarelliPKC Athletics (MLB)
6-0 190 R-L 1930-04-02 26New Haven,Connecticut MLB1955-19601955-1960   (MLB)
Glenn CoxPKC Athletics (MLB)
6-2 210 R-R 1931-02-03 25Montebello,California MLB1955-19581955-1958   (MLB)
Walt CraddockPKC Athletics (MLB)
5-11 176 R-L 1932-03-25 24Pax,West Virginia MLB1955-19581955-1958   Syracuse U. (MLB)
Jack CrimianPKC Athletics (MLB)
5-10 180 R-R 1926-02-17 30Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1951-19571951-1957   (MLB)
Joe DeMaestriSSKC Athletics (MLB)
6-0 174 R-R 1928-12-09 27San Francisco,California MLB1951-19611951-1961   (MLB)
Art DitmarPKC Athletics (MLB)
6-2 196 R-R 1929-04-03 27Winthrop,Massachusetts MLB1954-19621954-1962   (MLB)
Carl DuserPKC Athletics (MLB)
6-1 175 L-L 1932-07-22 23Hazleton,Pennsylvania MLB1956-19581956-1958   (MLB)
Jim Finigan3B-2BKC Athletics (MLB)
5-11 175 R-R 1928-08-19 27Quincy,Illinois MLB1954-19591954-1959   (MLB)
Joe GinsbergCKC Athletics (MLB)
5-11 180 L-R 1926-10-11 29New York,New York MLB1948-19621948-1962   (MLB)
Tom GormanPKC Athletics (MLB)
6-1 190 R-R 1925-01-04 31New York,New York MLB1952-19801952-1959   Gonzaga U. (MLB)
Johnny GrothOFKC Athletics (MLB)
6-0 182 R-R 1926-07-23 29Chicago,Illinois MLB1946-19601946-1960   (MLB)
Bill HarringtonPKC Athletics (MLB)
5-11 160 R-R 1927-10-03 28Sanford,North Carolina MLB1953-19561953-1956   (MLB)
Troy HerriagePKC Athletics (MLB)
6-1 170 R-R 1930-12-20 25Tipton,Oklahoma MLB1956-19561956-1956   (MLB)
Spook Jacobs2BKC Athletics (MLB)
5-8 155 R-R 1925-11-04 30Cheswold,Delaware MLB1954-19561954-1956   (MLB)
Alex KellnerPKC Athletics (MLB)
6-0 200 R-L 1924-08-26 31Tucson,Arizona MLB1948-19591948-1959   (MLB)
Lou KretlowPKC Athletics (MLB)
6-2 185 R-R 1921-06-27 35Apache,Oklahoma MLB1946-19561946-1956   (MLB)
Tom LasordaPKC Athletics (MLB)
5-10 175 L-L 1927-09-22 28Norristown,Pennsylvania MLB1954-19561954-1956   (MLB)
Hector LopezOF-3BKC Athletics (MLB)
5-11 182 R-R 1929-07-09 26Colon,Panama MLB1955-19661955-1966   (MLB)
Jack McMahanPKC Athletics (MLB)
6-0 175 R-L 1932-07-22 23Hot Springs,Arkansas MLB1956-19561956-1956   Arkansas-Little Rock (MLB)
Dave MeltonOFKC Athletics (MLB)
6-0 185 R-R 1928-10-03 27Pampa,Texas MLB1956-19581956-1958   Stanford U. (MLB)
Al PilarcikOFKC Athletics (MLB)
5-10 180 L-L 1930-07-03 25Whiting,Indiana MLB1956-19611956-1961   (MLB)
Jim PisoniOFKC Athletics (MLB)
5-10 169 R-R 1929-08-14 26St. Louis,Missouri MLB1953-19601953-1960   (MLB)
Rance Pless1B-3BKC Athletics (MLB)
6-0 145 R-R 1925-12-06 30Greeneville,Tennessee MLB1956-19561956-1956   (MLB)
Arnie PortocarreroPKC Athletics (MLB)
6-3 196 R-R 1931-07-05 24New York,New York MLB1954-19601954-1960
1949-   UDFA-PHA
(MLB)
Vic Power1BKC Athletics (MLB)
5-11 195 R-R 1927-11-01 28Arecibo,Puerto Rico MLB1954-19651954-1965   (MLB)
Bill RennaOFKC Athletics (MLB)
6-3 218 R-R 1924-10-14 31Hanford,California MLB1953-19591953-1959   Santa Clara U., San Francisco (MLB)
Eddie Robinson1BKC Athletics (MLB)
6-2 210 L-R 1920-12-15 35Paris,Texas MLB1942-19571942-1957   (MLB)
Jose SantiagoPKC Athletics (MLB)
5-10 175 R-R 1928-09-04 27Coamo,Puerto Rico MLB1954-19561954-1956   (MLB)
Bobby ShantzPKC Athletics (MLB)
5-6 142 R-L 1925-09-26 30Pottstown,Pennsylvania MLB1949-19641949-1964   (MLB)
Harry SimpsonOF-1BKC Athletics (MLB)
6-1 190 L-R 1925-12-03 30Atlanta,Georgia MLB1951-19591951-1959   (MLB)
Lou SkizasOF-3BKC Athletics (MLB)
5-11 175 R-R 1932-06-02 24Chicago,Illinois MLB1956-19591956-1959   (MLB)
Enos SlaughterOFKC Athletics (MLB)
5-9 192 L-R 1916-04-27 40Roxboro,North Carolina MLB1938-19591938-1959   (MLB)
Hal SmithCKC Athletics (MLB)
6-0 195 R-R 1930-12-07 25West Frankfort,Illinois MLB1955-19641955-1964   (MLB)
Bob SpicerPKC Athletics (MLB)
5-10 173 L-R 1925-04-11 31Richmond,Virginia MLB1955-19561955-1956   (MLB)
Tim ThompsonCKC Athletics (MLB)
5-11 190 L-R 1924-03-01 32Coalport,Pennsylvania MLB1954-19581954-1958   (MLB)
Elmer ValoOFKC Athletics (MLB)
5-11 190 L-R 1921-03-05 35Ribnik,Czech Republic MLB1940-19611940-1961   (MLB)