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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
Manager(s): Fred Haney, Charlie Grimm
General Manager: John Quinn
Location:
Ballpark: County Stadium
Attendance: 2,046,331 1/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Fred Haney
Assistant Coach: Charlie Root
Assistant Coach: Bob Keely
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
44Hank AaronOF22609106200
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14
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26
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92243754265721.328.363.558921.230.287.3251.4623.4340658
9Joe Adcock1B2845476132
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23
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1
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38
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1031032861611211.291.336.597933.306.379.2832.6911.9271499
39Toby AtwellC323025
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1
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02
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7004101000.167.265.400665.233.367.1110.2515.01234
38Bill BrutonOF3052573143
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15
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8
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568626631111887.272.302.419721.147.200.2922.4265.6220577
10Bob BuhlP277317
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2
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0030013400600.096.108.123231.027.041.17934.00--980
33Lew BurdetteP2986916
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1
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00800216101121.186.200.198398.012.035.2228.00--17101
22Gene ConleyP254517
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1
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004001300801.156.174.178352.022.044.1673.00--854
43Wes CovingtonOF241381739
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02
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1610162013202.283.357.355712.072.196.3191.2569.049156
1Del CrandallC263113774
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14
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2
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16
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48123530115655.238.311.450761.212.322.2150.8619.4140357
20Ray CroneP244946
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1
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0020081800501.122.246.143389.020.184.1942.25--762
6Jack Dittmer2B28102825
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4
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6008800200.245.300.314614.069.147.2581.00102.032112
28Earl HershOF241303
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000000500000.231.231.462693.231.231.375----613
32Ernie JohnsonP32401
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0001000000010.250.200.250450.000.000.200----15
16Dave JollyP314000002001200100.000.200.000200.000.250.0002.00--06
23Johnny LoganSS2954569153
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463046495231413.281.334.431765.150.240.2851.0736.3235626
5Felix MantillaSS2153915
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03011810101.283.296.340636.057.057.3338.00--1855
41Eddie Mathews3B24552103150
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95609186117344.272.372.518890.246.422.2610.9514.9286650
19Red MurffP35501
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0000000000000.200.200.200400.000.000.200----15
17Chet NicholsP251000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
4Danny O'Connell2B2949871119
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42337642401646.239.337.321658.082.235.2550.55249.0160594
48Andy PafkoOF35931524
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900101300100.258.330.376706.118.226.2821.3046.535104
3Jim PendletonSS-3B3211000000001300001.000.083.00083.000.091.0003.00--012
17Taylor PhillipsP23210000000021100100.000.087.00087.000.095.0005.50--024
7Del RiceC331881540
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1700183407205.213.282.319601.106.202.2451.8962.760208
24Bob RoselliC24211
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1000100000.500.5002.00025001.5001.500---2.042
36Lou SleaterP291015
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0002001300000.500.545.5001045.000.100.7143.00--511
21Warren SpahnP35105822
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101043200203.210.239.324563.114.162.2718.0035.034111
18Chuck TannerOF2663615
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400101002003.238.342.317659.079.238.2691.0063.02073
25,34Bobby ThomsonOF3245159106
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7424437524549.235.299.408707.173.264.2391.7422.6184503
14,37Frank Torre1B241591741
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00161011402415.258.304.296600.038.113.2630.36--47175
12,30Bob TrowbridgeP267100000001300100.000.125.000125.000.143.0003.00--09
Batting Totals19465207709135021254177667292048671420761424299.259.320.423743.163.258.2691.4729.422015877
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
10Bob Buhl271883.32383313200216190968018105863101.367.880.754.353.570.82
21Warren Spahn3520112.79393520333281249928725521287001.077.980.801.674.102.46
36Lou Sleater29223.132510011245422216627320001.508.221.175.286.261.19
49Humberto Robinson26000.0010000021000200001.504.500.009.000.000.00
17Taylor Phillips23532.25236306287692522633360001.167.060.613.383.681.09
11Phil Paine2600-1000000320000000------
17Chet Nichols25016.7520000049331320003.0020.252.256.754.500.67
19Red Murff35004.5014100412425141237180001.339.381.132.636.752.57
16Dave Jolly31233.722900018745392119735202001.617.631.376.853.910.57
32Ernie Johnson32433.713600023651542121921261001.479.531.593.714.591.24
20Ray Crone2411103.863521607216917392731944733101.289.161.012.333.861.66
22Gene Conley25893.133119519315816974551352683001.409.630.742.963.871.31
33Lew Burdette2919102.71393516621256234927722521102001.128.230.771.833.872.12
12,30Bob Trowbridge26322.65194108050381515434403001.416.710.716.007.061.18
Pitching 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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