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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
Roster Continuity 80.70% 8/16
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
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
19Jim Gilliam2B-OF27   594102178
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43219953946625.300.399.396795.096.276.3120.4199.0235701
42Pee Wee ReeseSS37   57285147
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2
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9
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4613456691115414.257.322.344666.087.201.2771.2363.6197648
14Gil Hodges1B32   55086146
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873376910105216.265.354.507861.242.380.2661.2017.2279633
28,49Duke SniderOF29   542112158
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43
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10133991011266416.292.399.598997.306.489.2861.0212.6324652
6Carl FurilloOF34   52366151
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30
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021
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831157411152427.289.357.467824.178.287.2800.7224.9244587
39Roy CampanellaC34   3883985
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731066611154220.219.333.394727.175.348.2100.9219.4153461
37Jackie Robinson3B37   3576198
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43125603232929.275.382.412794.137.325.2780.5335.7147431
2Randy Jackson3B30   3073784
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53212838234513.274.333.446779.173.267.2861.3638.4137346
15Sandy AmorosOF26   2925376
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5834595116814.260.385.517902.257.455.2650.8618.3151361
1Rube WalkerC30   146531
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200171802123.212.245.329574.116.158.2202.5748.748156
43Charlie Neal2B25   1362239
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1422141901002.287.353.382735.096.199.3221.3668.052150
36Don NewcombeP30   1111326
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1610121810314.234.312.342654.108.225.2611.5055.538128
8,21Rocky Nelson1B31   96720
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150041001022.208.235.354589.146.188.1902.5024.034102
35Sal MaglieP39   7019
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00020012900201.129.141.129270.000.014.22029.00--973
17Carl ErskineP29   6618
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000000800501.121.121.136257.015.015.138----971
3Chico FernandezSS24   661115
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92331001402.227.261.303564.076.106.2553.3366.02073
40Roger CraigP26   6111
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00010063300510.016.103.016119.000.098.0345.50--173
9Gino CimoliOF26   3634
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004101801101.111.135.139274.028.083.1438.00--538
53Don DrysdaleP19   2645
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1001800201.192.222.346568.154.192.2358.0026.0929
8Dale MitchellOF34   2437
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001000300002.292.292.333625.042.042.333----824
41Clem LabineP29   2302
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00010011410001.087.160.087247.000.043.22214.00--225
23Don ZimmerSS25   2046
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002010710001.300.333.350683.050.000.462----721
46Don BessentP25   1802
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0001000500111.111.105.111216.000.000.143----220
4Ed RoebuckP24   1836
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001000400100.333.333.444777.111.111.429----819
32Sandy KoufaxP20   1702
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00000021200000.118.211.118329.000.118.4006.00--219
54Dixie HowellC36   1303
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001001301110.231.267.385652.154.231.2733.00--516
16Ken LehmanP28   1003
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003000000000.300.300.400700.100.100.300----410
38Dick Williams27   702
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0000000100000.286.286.286572.000.000.333----27
27Don DemeterOF21   311
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1000100000.333.3331.33316661.0001.000.000--3.043
10Chuck TempletonP24   3000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
18Jim HughesP33   2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
34Bob Aspromonte18   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals18855098720131521236179680653764973817918634146.258.340.419759.161.294.2701.1428.521365867
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
36Don Newcombe30   2773.06383618520268.02191019133461394000.997.351.111.544.673.02
40Roger Craig26   12113.7135328221199.0169908225871097101.297.641.133.934.931.25
35Sal Maglie39   1352.8728269300191.0154656121521081001.087.260.992.455.092.08
17Carl Erskine29   13114.2631288120186.118992882557956001.329.151.212.764.601.67
41Clem Labine29   1063.34623104719115.211148431139755001.298.610.853.035.821.92
53Don Drysdale19   552.642512206099.0953529931553001.278.640.822.825.001.77
4Ed Roebuck24   543.944300016189.183493915296010001.268.391.522.936.072.07
46Don Bessent25   432.513800021979.1632322531524001.197.180.573.535.921.68
32Sandy Koufax20   244.881610001058.26637321029301201.6110.071.534.424.581.03
16Ken Lehman28   235.69254005049.16535311123291001.8011.942.024.225.331.26
10Chuck Templeton24   016.7562002016.120131221080001.8811.251.135.634.500.80
18Jim Hughes33   005.2550002012.010773480001.177.502.253.006.002.00
28Ralph Branca30   000.001000102.01000220001.504.500.009.009.001.00
30Billy Loes26   0154.001100001.15661120006.0045.009.009.0018.002.00
34Bob Darnell25   000.001000101.11000000001.009.000.000.000.00--
Batting 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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