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1956 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

+ Organizational Roster
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W-L Record: 82-72 .532
Rank: 5th in American League
Run Differential: 789-699 + 90
Roster Continuity 82.53% 6/16
Manager(s): Bucky Harris
General Manager: Muddy Ruel (1956-10-14), Walter Briggs
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,051,182 6/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jack Tighe
Assistant Coach: Joe Gordon
Third Base Coach: Billy Hitchcock
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9757.630--
8866.5719.0
8569.55212.0
8470.54513.0
8272.53215.0
6985.44828.0
5995.38338.0
52102.33845.0
  • The organization roster is a complete listing of all players, for a given season, who appeared in at least 1 game with either the Major League parent team or any of the affiliated teams at the various classifications (AAA,AA,A+,A,A-,Rookie)
  • A player may appear on multiple organizational rosters for a season since he have switched organizations during the season.
  • Organizational Roster for 1956 Detroit Tigers season
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Al AberDetroitALMLBP6-2195L-L28Not draftedMLB
    Wayne BelardiDetroitALMLB1B6-1185L-L25Not draftedMLB
    Reno BertoiaDetroitALMLB3B-2B5-11185R-R21Not draftedMLB
    Bud BlackDetroitALMLBP6-3197R-R23Not draftedMLB
    Frank BollingDetroitALMLB2B6-1175R-R24Not draftedMLB
    Ray BooneDetroitALMLB3B-SS6-1188R-R32Not draftedMLB
    Jim BradyDetroitALMLBP6-2185L-L20Not draftedMLB
    Jim BrideweserDetroitALMLBSS-2B6-0165R-R29Not draftedMLB
    Jim BunningDetroitALMLBP6-3195R-R24Not draftedMLB
    Jim DelsingDetroitALMLBOF5-10175L-R30Not draftedMLB
    Paul FoytackDetroitALMLBP5-11180R-R25Not draftedMLB
    Ned GarverDetroitALMLBP5-10180R-R30Not draftedMLB
    Fred GladdingValdostaGa-FlaAP6-0225L-R20Not draftedMLB
    Steve GromekDetroitALMLBP6-2180B-R36Not draftedMLB
    Fred HatfieldDetroitALMLB3B-2B6-1171L-R31Not draftedMLB
    Buddy HicksDetroitALMLBSS-2B5-10170B-R29Not draftedMLB
    Billy HoeftDetroitALMLBP6-3205L-L24Not draftedMLB
    Gene HostDetroitALMLBP5-11190B-L23Not draftedMLB
    Frank HouseDetroitALMLBC6-2190L-R26Not draftedMLB
    Al KalineDetroitALMLBOF6-2180R-R21Not draftedMLB
    Bob KennedyDetroitALMLBOF-3B6-2193R-R35Not draftedMLB
    Chick KingDetroitALMLBOF6-2190R-R25Not draftedMLB
    Harvey KuennDetroitALMLBOF-SS6-2190R-R25Not draftedMLB
    Frank LaryDetroitALMLBP5-11180R-R26Not draftedMLB
    Charlie LauDetroitALMLBC6-0190L-L23Not draftedMLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Duke MaasDetroitALMLBP5-10170R-R27Not draftedMLB
    Dick MarloweDetroitALMLBP6-2170R-R27Not draftedMLB
    Walt MastersonDetroitALMLBP6-2189R-R36Not draftedMLB
    Charlie MaxwellDetroitALMLBOF5-11185L-L29Not draftedMLB
    Bob MillerDetroitALMLBP6-1185R-L20Not draftedMLB
    Jack PhillipsDetroitALMLB1B6-4193R-R34Not draftedMLB
    J.W. PorterDetroitALMLBC-OF6-2180R-R23Not draftedMLB
    Jim SmallDetroitALMLBOF6-1180L-L19Not draftedMLB
    Walt StreuliDetroitALMLBC6-2195R-R20Not draftedMLB
    Earl TorgesonDetroitALMLB1B6-3180L-L32Not draftedMLB
    Virgil TrucksDetroitALMLBP5-11198R-R39Not draftedMLB
    Bill TuttleDetroitALMLBOF6-0190R-R26Not draftedMLB
    Red WilsonDetroitALMLBC6-0200R-R27Not draftedMLB
    Pete WojeyDetroitALMLBP5-11185R-R36Not draftedMLB
    Hal WoodeshickDetroitALMLBP6-3200R-L23Not draftedMLB


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