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1956 Pittsburgh PiratesOrganizational Roster
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Lee Walls played in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization in 1956
The Org Roster is a list of all players who played at least one game for the Pittsburgh Pirates 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
Pittsburgh PiratesStats -- RosterNational LeagueMLB1546688.42927.07588653-65Bobby BraganForbes Field
Organizational Totals:1546688.429588653-65

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)
Luis ArroyoPPittsburgh (MLB)
5-8 190 L-L 1927-02-18 29Penuelas,Puerto Rico MLB1955-19631955-1963   (MLB)
Toby AtwellCPittsburgh (MLB)
5-9 185 L-R 1924-03-08 32Leesburg,Virginia MLB1952-19561952-1956   Virginia Tech (MLB)
Roberto ClementeOFPittsburgh (MLB)
5-11 175 R-R 1934-08-18 21Carolina,Puerto Rico MLB1954-19721955-1972   (MLB)
Dick ColeSS-3BPittsburgh (MLB)
6-2 175 R-R 1926-05-06 30Long Beach,California MLB1951-19571951-1957   (MLB)
Bobby Del GrecoOFPittsburgh (MLB)
5-11 190 R-R 1933-04-07 23Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1952-19651952-1965   (MLB)
Lino DonosoPPittsburgh (MLB)
5-11 160 L-L 1922-09-23 33Havana,Cuba MLB1955-19561955-1956   (MLB)
Roy FacePPittsburgh (MLB)
5-8 155 R-R 1928-02-20 28Stephentown,New York MLB1953-19691953-1969   (MLB)
Hank FoilesCPittsburgh (MLB)
6-0 195 R-R 1929-06-10 27Richmond,Virginia MLB1953-19641953-1964   Virginia (MLB)
Gene Freese3BPittsburgh (MLB)
5-11 175 R-R 1934-01-08 22Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1955-19661955-1966   West Liberty U. (MLB)
Bob FriendPPittsburgh (MLB)
6-0 190 R-R 1930-11-24 25Lafayette,Indiana MLB1951-19661951-1966   Purdue U. (MLB)
Bob GarberPPittsburgh (MLB)
6-1 190 R-R 1928-09-10 27Hunker,Pennsylvania MLB1956-19561956-1956   (MLB)
Dick GroatSSPittsburgh (MLB)
180 R-R 1930-11-04 25Wilkinsburg,Pennsylvania MLB1952-19671952-1967   Duke U. (MLB)
Bill HallCPittsburgh (MLB)
5-11 165 L-R 1928-07-30 27Moultrie,Georgia MLB1954-19581954-1958   (MLB)
Dick HallPPittsburgh (MLB)
6-6 200 R-R 1930-09-27 25St. Louis,Missouri MLB1952-19711952-1971   Swarthmore Col (MLB)
Spook Jacobs2BPittsburgh (MLB)
5-8 155 R-R 1925-11-04 30Cheswold,Delaware MLB1954-19561954-1956   (MLB)
Nellie KingPPittsburgh (MLB)
6-6 185 R-R 1928-03-15 28Shenandoah,Pennsylvania MLB1954-19571954-1957   (MLB)
Ron KlinePPittsburgh (MLB)
6-3 205 R-R 1932-03-09 24Callery,Pennsylvania MLB1952-19701952-1970   (MLB)
Danny KravitzCPittsburgh (MLB)
5-11 195 L-R 1930-12-21 25Lopez,Pennsylvania MLB1956-19601956-1960   (MLB)
Vern LawPPittsburgh (MLB)
6-2 195 R-R 1930-03-12 26Meridian,Idaho MLB1950-19671950-1967   (MLB)
Dick LittlefieldPPittsburgh (MLB)
6-0 180 L-L 1926-03-18 30Detroit,Michigan MLB1950-19581950-1958   (MLB)
Dale Long1BPittsburgh (MLB)
6-4 210 L-L 1926-02-06 30Springfield,Missouri MLB1951-19631951-1963   (MLB)
Jerry LynchOFPittsburgh (MLB)
6-1 189 L-R 1930-07-17 25Bay City,Michigan MLB1954-19661954-1966   (MLB)
Bill Mazeroski2BPittsburgh (MLB)
5-11 183 R-R 1936-09-05 19Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1956-19721956-1972   (MLB)
Jack McMahanPPittsburgh (MLB)
6-0 175 R-L 1932-07-22 23Hot Springs,Arkansas MLB1956-19561956-1956   Arkansas-Little Rock (MLB)
Red MungerPPittsburgh (MLB)
6-2 200 R-R 1918-10-04 37Houston,Texas MLB1943-19561943-1956   (MLB)
Cholly NaranjoPPittsburgh (MLB)
5-11 165 L-R 1934-11-25 21Havana,Cuba MLB1956-19561956-1956   (MLB)
Eddie O'BrienSS-OFPittsburgh (MLB)
5-9 165 R-R 1930-12-11 25South Amboy,New Jersey MLB1953-19581953-1958   Seattle U. (MLB)
Johnny O'Brien2BPittsburgh (MLB)
5-9 170 R-R 1930-12-11 25South Amboy,New Jersey MLB1953-19591953-1959   Seattle U. (MLB)
Laurin PepperPPittsburgh (MLB)
5-11 190 R-R 1931-01-18 25Vaughan,Mississippi MLB1954-19571954-1957   So.Mississippi (MLB)
Howie PolletPPittsburgh (MLB)
6-1 175 L-L 1921-06-26 35New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1941-19561941-1956   (MLB)
John PowersOFPittsburgh (MLB)
6-0 190 L-R 1929-07-08 26Birmingham,Alabama MLB1955-19601955-1960   (MLB)
Bob PurkeyPPittsburgh (MLB)
6-2 195 R-R 1929-07-14 26Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1954-19661954-1966   (MLB)
Curt Roberts2BPittsburgh (MLB)
5-8 165 R-R 1929-08-16 26Pineland,Texas MLB1954-19561954-1956   (MLB)
Jack ShepardCPittsburgh (MLB)
6-2 195 R-R 1932-05-13 24Clovis,California MLB1953-19561953-1956   Stanford U. (MLB)
Bob SkinnerOFPittsburgh (MLB)
6-4 190 L-R 1931-10-03 24La Jolla,California MLB1954-19661954-1966   San Diego Mesa Col (MLB)
Max SurkontPPittsburgh (MLB)
6-0 205 R-R 1922-06-16 34Central Falls,Rhode Island MLB1949-19571949-1957   (MLB)
Red SwansonPPittsburgh (MLB)
6-1 175 R-R 1936-10-15 19Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1955-19571955-1957   Louisiana St (MLB)
Frank ThomasOF-3BPittsburgh (MLB)
6-3 205 R-R 1929-06-11 27Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1951-19661951-1966   (MLB)
Bill VirdonOFPittsburgh (MLB)
6-0 175 L-R 1931-06-09 25Hazel Park,Michigan MLB1955-19681955-1968   Drury U. (MLB)
Lee WallsOFPittsburgh (MLB)
6-3 205 R-R 1933-01-06 23San Diego,California MLB1952-19641952-1964   (MLB)
Preston Ward1B-OFPittsburgh (MLB)
6-3 198 L-R 1927-07-24 28Columbia,Missouri MLB1948-19591948-1959   (MLB)