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1956 Milwaukee Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 92-62 .597
Rank: 2nd in National League
Run Differential: 709-569 + 140
Roster Continuity 91.01% 2/16
Manager(s): Fred Haney, Charlie Grimm
General Manager: John Quinn
Location:
Ballpark: County Stadium
Attendance: 2,046,331 1/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Fred Haney
Assistant Coach: Bob Keely
Assistant Coach: Charlie Root
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
44Hank AaronOF22   609106200
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14
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26
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92243754265721.328.365.558923.230.287.3251.4623.4340660
41Eddie Mathews3B24   552103150
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21
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2
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37
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95609186117344.272.373.518891.246.422.2610.9514.9286651
23Johnny LoganSS29   54569153
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5
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463046495231413.281.340.431771.150.240.2851.0736.3235631
38Bill BrutonOF30   52573143
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15
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568626631111887.272.304.419723.147.200.2922.4265.6220578
4Danny O'Connell2B29   49871119
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9
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42337642401646.239.342.321663.082.235.2550.55249.0160598
9Joe Adcock1B28   45476132
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1031032861611211.291.337.597934.306.379.2832.6911.9271500
25,34Bobby ThomsonOF32   45159106
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7424437524549.235.302.408710.173.264.2391.7422.6184505
1Del CrandallC26   3113774
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48123530115655.238.313.450763.212.322.2150.8619.4140358
7Del RiceC33   1881540
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1700183407205.213.282.319601.106.202.2451.8962.760208
14,37Frank Torre1B24   1591741
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00161011402415.258.304.296600.038.113.2630.36--47175
43Wes CovingtonOF24   1381739
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1610162013202.283.361.355716.072.196.3191.2569.049157
21Warren SpahnP35   105822
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101043200203.210.239.324563.114.162.2718.0035.034111
6Jack Dittmer2B28   102825
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6008800200.245.300.314614.069.147.2581.00102.032112
48Andy PafkoOF35   931524
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900101300100.258.330.376706.118.226.2821.3046.535104
33Lew BurdetteP29   86916
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00800216101121.186.209.198407.012.035.2228.00--17102
10Bob BuhlP27   7317
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0030013400600.096.108.123231.027.041.17934.00--980
18Chuck TannerOF26   63615
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400101002003.238.342.317659.079.238.2691.0063.02073
5Felix MantillaSS21   53915
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03011810101.283.309.340649.057.057.3338.00--1856
20Ray CroneP24   4946
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0020081800501.122.246.143389.020.184.1942.25--762
22Gene ConleyP25   4517
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004001300801.156.174.178352.022.044.1673.00--854
39Toby AtwellC32   3025
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7004101000.167.265.400665.233.367.1110.2515.01234
17Taylor PhillipsP23   210000000021100100.000.087.00087.000.095.0005.50--024
28Earl HershOF24   1303
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000000500000.231.231.462693.231.231.375----613
3Jim PendletonSS-3B32   11000000001300001.000.083.00083.000.091.0003.00--012
36Lou SleaterP29   1015
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0002001300000.500.545.5001045.000.100.7143.00--511
12,30Bob TrowbridgeP26   7100000001300100.000.125.000125.000.143.0003.00--09
19Red MurffP35   501
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0000000000000.200.200.200400.000.000.200----15
32Ernie JohnsonP32   401
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0001000000010.250.200.250450.000.000.200----15
16Dave JollyP31   4000002001200100.000.200.000200.000.250.0002.00--06
24Bob RoselliC24   211
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1000100000.500.5002.00025001.5001.500---2.042
17Chet NicholsP25   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals19465207709135021254177667292048671420761424299.259.320.423743.163.258.2691.4729.422015877
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
21Warren Spahn35   20112.79393520333281.1249928725521287001.077.980.801.674.102.46
33Lew Burdette29   19102.71393516621256.1234927722521102001.128.230.771.833.872.12
10Bob Buhl27   1883.32383313200216.2190968018105863101.367.880.754.353.570.82
20Ray Crone24   11103.8635216072169.217392731944733101.289.161.012.333.861.66
22Gene Conley25   893.1331195193158.116974551352683001.409.630.742.963.871.31
17Taylor Phillips23   532.25236306287.2692522633360001.167.060.613.383.681.09
32Ernie Johnson32   433.713600023651.0542121921261001.479.531.593.714.591.24
12,30Bob Trowbridge26   322.65194108050.2381515434403001.416.710.716.007.061.18
36Lou Sleater29   223.132510011245.2422216627320001.508.221.175.286.261.19
16Dave Jolly31   233.722900018745.2392119735202001.617.631.376.853.910.57
19Red Murff35   004.50141004124.125141237180001.339.381.132.636.752.57
17Chet Nichols25   016.752000004.09331320003.0020.252.256.754.500.67
49Humberto Robinson26   000.001000002.01000200001.504.500.009.000.000.00
11Phil Paine26   00-1000000320000000------
Batting Totals92623.10332155641291271393129556948013346763924201.268.370.863.024.131.37
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Del CrandallC1094484429.9960.00
Del RiceC652712152.9830.00
Toby AtwellC10324011.0000.00
Bob RoselliC381011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe Adcock1B1291086756109.9950.00
Frank Torre1B8939042334.9930.00
Jim Pendleton1B120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Danny O'Connell2B1382953811098.9850.00
Jack Dittmer2B426478315.9790.00
Jim Pendleton2B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie Mathews3B1501332872522.9440.00
Danny O'Connell3B43210.8330.00
Felix Mantilla3B32410.8570.00
Bobby Thomson3B351030.8330.00
Jim Pendleton3B20000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Johnny LoganSS1482664672494.9680.00
Felix MantillaSS151941081.0000.00
Jim PendletonSS312001.0000.00
Danny O'ConnellSS111011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hank AaronOF15231617134.9620.00
Bill BrutonOF14539110131.9690.00
Bobby ThomsonOF136257770.9740.00
Andy PafkoOF3743210.9780.00
Wes CovingtonOF3544211.9790.00
Chuck TannerOF84010.8000.00
Earl HershOF20010.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lew BurdetteP39256194814.9852.35
Warren SpahnP39281164117.9831.82
Bob BuhlP38216193512.9822.25
Ernie JohnsonP365141010.9332.47
Ray CroneP35169152312.9742.02
Gene ConleyP3115882523.9431.88
Dave JollyP29450511.8331.00
Lou SleaterP2545411001.0002.99
Taylor PhillipsP2387923021.0003.30
Bob TrowbridgeP195001111.9171.97
Red MurffP14244410.8892.99
Chet NicholsP2402001.0004.50
Phil PaineP100000.0000.00
Humberto RobinsonP1211001.0009.00


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