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1956 Brooklyn Dodgers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 93-61 .604
Rank: 1st in National League
Run Differential: 720-601 + 119
Manager(s): Walter Alston
General Manager: Buzzie Bavasi
Location:
Ballpark: Ebbets Field
Attendance: 1,213,562 3/16
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Billy Herman
Assistant Coach: Jake Pitler
Pitching Coach: Joe Becker
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9361.604--
9262.5971.0
9163.5912.0
7678.49417.0
7183.46122.0
6787.43526.0
6688.42927.0
6094.39033.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
19Jim Gilliam2B-OF27594102178
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8
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6
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43219953946625.300.399.396795.096.276.3120.4199.0235701
42Pee Wee ReeseSS3757285147
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19
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2
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9
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4613456691115414.257.322.344666.087.201.2771.2363.6197648
14Gil Hodges1B3255086146
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4
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32
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873376910105216.265.354.507861.242.380.2661.2017.2279633
28,49Duke SniderOF29542112158
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2
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43
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10133991011266416.292.399.598997.306.489.2861.0212.6324652
6Carl FurilloOF3452366151
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30
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021
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831157411152427.289.357.467824.178.287.2800.7224.9244587
39Roy CampanellaC343883985
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731066611154220.219.333.394727.175.348.2100.9219.4153461
37Jackie Robinson3B373576198
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43125603232929.275.382.412794.137.325.2780.5335.7147431
2Randy Jackson3B303073784
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53212838234513.274.333.446779.173.267.2861.3638.4137346
15Sandy AmorosOF262925376
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5834595116814.260.385.517902.257.455.2650.8618.3151361
1Rube WalkerC30146531
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200171802123.212.245.329574.116.158.2202.5748.748156
43Charlie Neal2B251362239
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1422141901002.287.353.382735.096.199.3221.3668.052150
36Don NewcombeP301111326
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1610121810314.234.312.342654.108.225.2611.5055.538128
8,21Rocky Nelson1B3196720
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150041001022.208.235.354589.146.188.1902.5024.034102
35Sal MaglieP397019
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00020012900201.129.141.129270.000.014.22029.00--973
17Carl ErskineP296618
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000000800501.121.121.136257.015.015.138----971
3Chico FernandezSS24661115
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92331001402.227.261.303564.076.106.2553.3366.02073
40Roger CraigP266111
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00010063300510.016.103.016119.000.098.0345.50--173
9Gino CimoliOF263634
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004101801101.111.135.139274.028.083.1438.00--538
53Don DrysdaleP192645
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1001800201.192.222.346568.154.192.2358.0026.0929
8Dale MitchellOF342437
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001000300002.292.292.333625.042.042.333----824
41Clem LabineP292302
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00010011410001.087.160.087247.000.043.22214.00--225
23Don ZimmerSS252046
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002010710001.300.333.350683.050.000.462----721
46Don BessentP251802
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0001000500111.111.105.111216.000.000.143----220
4Ed RoebuckP241836
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001000400100.333.333.444777.111.111.429----819
32Sandy KoufaxP201702
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00000021200000.118.211.118329.000.118.4006.00--219
54Dixie HowellC361303
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001001301110.231.267.385652.154.231.2733.00--516
16Ken LehmanP281003
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003000000000.300.300.400700.100.100.300----410
38Dick Williams27702
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0000000100000.286.286.286572.000.000.333----27
27Don DemeterOF21311
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1000100000.333.3331.33316661.0001.000.000--3.043
10Chuck TempletonP243000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
18Jim HughesP332000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
34Bob Aspromonte181000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals18855098720131521236179680653764973817918634146.258.340.419759.161.294.2701.1428.521365867
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
36Don Newcombe302773.063836185202682191019133461394000.997.351.111.544.673.02
40Roger Craig2612113.7135328221199169908225871097101.297.641.133.934.931.25
35Sal Maglie391352.8728269300191154656121521081001.087.260.992.455.092.08
17Carl Erskine2913114.263128812018618992882557956001.329.151.212.764.601.67
41Clem Labine291063.3462310471911511148431139755001.298.610.853.035.821.92
53Don Drysdale19552.642512206099953529931553001.278.640.822.825.001.77
4Ed Roebuck24543.94430001618983493915296010001.268.391.522.936.072.07
46Don Bessent25432.513800021979632322531524001.197.180.573.535.921.68
32Sandy Koufax20244.8816100010586637321029301201.6110.071.534.424.581.03
16Ken Lehman28235.692540050496535311123291001.8011.942.024.225.331.26
10Chuck Templeton24016.756200201620131221080001.8811.251.135.634.500.80
18Jim Hughes33005.255000201210773480001.177.502.253.006.002.00
28Ralph Branca30000.0010001021000220001.504.500.009.009.001.00
30Billy Loes260154.0011000015661120006.0045.009.009.0018.002.00
34Bob Darnell25000.0010001011000000001.009.000.000.000.00--
Pitching Totals93613.573551544611108301369125160154317144177242301.248.221.122.905.081.75
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Roy CampanellaC12165949113.9850.00
Rube WalkerC431842034.9860.00
Dixie HowellC6211001.0000.00
Gil HodgesC120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gil Hodges1B138119010310105.9920.00
Rocky Nelson1B2518920220.9910.00
Jackie Robinson1B9678051.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim Gilliam2B1022333261164.9810.00
Charlie Neal2B5170103524.9720.00
Jackie Robinson2B223949117.9890.00
Don Zimmer2B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Randy Jackson3B8084184219.9930.00
Jackie Robinson3B7261173815.9670.00
Pee Wee Reese3B1262121.9310.00
Don Zimmer3B321011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Pee Wee ReeseSS1362633672379.9650.00
Chico FernandezSS253456211.9780.00
Don ZimmerSS88913.9440.00
Charlie NealSS101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Duke SniderOF1503581161.9840.00
Carl FurilloOF1462301042.9840.00
Sandy AmorosOF86123360.9550.00
Gino CimoliOF6235020.9460.00
Jim GilliamOF56107611.9910.00
Gil HodgesOF3042020.9550.00
Dale MitchellOF230001.0000.00
Jackie RobinsonOF220001.0000.00
Don DemeterOF110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Clem LabineP62115131821.9392.42
Ed RoebuckP4389617011.0002.32
Don BessentP38793811.9171.25
Don NewcombeP38268253915.9852.15
Roger CraigP351991022011.0001.45
Carl ErskineP3118693412.9772.08
Sal MaglieP28191920051.0001.37
Don DrysdaleP259982021.9332.55
Ken LehmanP254941110.9372.75
Sandy KoufaxP165843001.0001.08
Chuck TempletonP6161110.6671.12
Jim HughesP51210001.0000.75
Ralph BrancaP1201001.0004.50
Bob DarnellP110000.0000.00
Billy LoesP110000.0000.00


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