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1956 MILWAUKEE BRAVES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Milwaukee,WI
Team Record:  92-62   .597
Result:   2nd in National League
Manager(s):  Fred Haney, Charlie Grimm
General Manager:   John Quinn
Stadium:  County Stadium
Attendance:  2,046,331
Playoffs: Season in progress

Milwaukee Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Andy Pafko (35)
Youngest Player:  Felix Mantilla (21)
Longest Tenure:  Dave Jolly, Lew Burdette, Del Crandall, Eddie Mathews, Jim Pendleton, Bob Buhl, Johnny Logan, Andy Pafko, Ernie Johnson, Warren Spahn, Jack Dittmer, Joe Adcock, Bill Bruton (4)
Top Hitter:  Hank Aaron (3)
Top Pitcher:  Warren Spahn (2)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  91.01%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Brooklyn9361.604--
Milwaukee9262.5971.0
Cincinnati9163.5912.0
St. Louis7678.49417.0
Philadelphia7183.46122.0
NY Giants6787.43526.0
Pittsburgh6688.42927.0
Chi Cubs6094.39033.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
44Hank Aaronof322UDFA: 1952MLB15360910620034142692243754265721.328.365.55810003406604461318.0.325
41Eddie Mathews3b724-MLB1515521031502123795609186117344.272.373.51810002866514131197.8.261
23Johnny Loganss3529-MLB1485456915327515463046495231413.281.340.4310235631440915.6.285
38Bill Brutonof2130-MLB1475257314323158568626631111887.272.304.4190220578421754.8.292
4Danny O'Connell2b-3b2029-MLB13949871119179242337642401646.239.342.3210160598408684.5.255
9Joe Adcock1b-of1728-MLB13745476132231381031032861611211.291.337.5971000271500346957.4.283
25,34Bobby Thomsonof4932-MLB14245159106104207424437524549.235.302.4080184505367584.3.239
1Del Crandallc4426-MLB11231137741421648123530115655.238.312.4500140358255505.3.215
7Del Ricec6833-MLB7118815409131700183407205.213.282.319060208155162.8.245
14,37Frank Torre1b-24-MLB1111591741600161011402415.258.304.296047175128163.4.263
43Wes Covingtonof-24-MLB7513817394021610162013202.283.361.355049157103195.0.319
21Warren Spahnp-35-MLB39105822303101043200203.210.239.3240341118861.7.271
6Jack Dittmer2b-28-MLB441028254016008800200.245.300.31403211279113.9.258
48Andy Pafkoof-35-MLB45931524502900101300100.258.330.37603510470135.2.282
33Lew Burdettep5229-MLB4586916100800216101121.186.209.1980171028420.5.222
10Bob Buhlp-27-MLB38731720030013400600.096.108.123098072-5-1.9.179
18Chuck Tannerof-26-MLB6063615201400101002003.238.342.317020735173.6.269
5Felix Mantilla2b-ss-21-MLB35539151103011810101.283.309.340018564153.4.333
20Ray Cronep-24-MLB35494610020081800501.122.246.1430762490-0.1.194
22Gene Conleyp6525-MLB3145171004001300801.156.174.17808544700.3.167
39Toby Atwellc-32-MLB1530251027004101000.167.265.400012342544.4.111
17Taylor Phillipsp-23-MLB23210000000021100100.000.087.000002422-3-3.3.000
28Earl Hershof-24-MLB713033000000500000.231.231.46206131024.3.375
3Jim Pendletonof-32-MLB1411000000001300001.000.083.000001212--.000
36Lou Sleaterp-29-MLB2510150002001300000.500.545.50010005115213.2.714
12,30Bob Trowbridgep-26-MLB197100000001300100.000.125.0000098-1-2.3.000
19Red Murffp-35-MLB145010000000000000.200.200.200015401.1.200
32Ernie Johnsonp-32-MLB364010001000000010.250.200.250015402.0.200
16Dave Jollyp-31-MLB294000002001200100.000.200.00000650-1.5.000
24Bob Rosellic-24-MLB42110011000100000.500.5002.0002000421242.4.000
17Chet Nicholsp-25-MLB21000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (31 players)1545207709135021254177667292048671420761424299.259.323.4237462201589741607815.1.269

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
21Warren Spahn235-MLB20112.78393520333281.124992872552128701.077.970.801.664.090.41--0.83
33Lew Burdette529-MLB19102.70393516621256.123492772252110201.128.220.771.833.860.47--1.19
10Bob Buhl1327-MLB1883.32383313200216.219096801810586311.367.890.754.363.571.22--1.04
20Ray Crone3524-MLB11103.8735216072169.21739273194473311.289.181.012.333.870.60--0.88
22Gene Conley3625-MLB893.1331195193158.11697455135268301.409.610.742.963.870.76--0.86
17Taylor Phillips-23-MLB532.26236306287.269252263336001.167.080.623.393.700.92--1.16
32Ernie Johnson4032-MLB433.713600023651.054212192126101.479.531.593.714.590.81--0.69
12,30Bob Trowbridge-26-MLB322.66194108050.238151543440301.426.750.716.047.110.85--0.57
16Dave Jolly4331-MLB233.742900018745.239211973520201.627.691.386.903.941.75--0.60
36Lou Sleater-29-MLB223.152510011245.242221662732001.518.281.185.326.310.84--1.15
19Red Murff-35-MLB004.44141004124.12514123718001.329.251.112.596.660.39--2.62
17Chet Nichols-25-MLB016.752000004.0933132003.0020.252.256.754.501.50--2.00
49Humberto Robinson-26-MLB000.001000002.0100020001.504.500.009.000.00----2.00
11Phil Paine-26-MLB00--100000--32000000----------------
Totals: (31 players)92623.10154154641290271,39312955694801774676392421.328.360.863.024.130.73-- 

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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