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1956 New York YankeesAmerican League (MLB)
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Sonny Dixon played for the 1956 New York Yankees
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameYankees
LocationBronx,New York
Record97-57 (1st)League RankthMLB Rankth
BallparkYankee Stadium I
ManagerCasey StengelGeneral ManagerGeorge Weiss
CoachesFrankie Crosetti (Third Base Coach), Bill Dickey (Assistant Coach), Jim Turner (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsWon World Series (Dodgers)
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,491,784 (Rank: 2nd)
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1956 Statistics -- 1956 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1956 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
9Hank BauerofR33147539961301872684425972275311.241.316.445.76124051612.233.204.317.3359.611.81.24.320.739.2    
7Mickey MantleofB24150533132188225521301011129921464.353.464.7051.16937679652.352.352.580.49817.215.20.98.010.342.0    
8Yogi BerracL31140521931552923010532652951578.298.378.534.91227861597.268.236.363.39610.94.90.55.017.439.4    
14Bill Skowron1bR25134464781432162390445060621316.308.382.528.91024550523.314.220.328.4009.611.51.24.420.235.0    
1Billy Martin2bR281214587612124594973305638508.264.310.397.70718238504.281.133.207.3166.011.11.91.850.931.4    
12Gil McDougaldssR2812043879136133135638685937215.311.405.443.84819429518.334.132.276.38413.111.40.92.533.721.3    
6Andy Carey3bR241324225410018275096455326549.237.310.339.64914327480.253.102.216.2939.411.01.21.560.327.0    
32Elston HowardofR2798290357683534012130122611.262.312.362.67410516316.276.100.169.2976.79.51.41.658.021.1    
15Joe Collinsof-1bL3310026238595374331343311325.225.313.347.6609115301.231.122.260.30011.311.01.02.337.425.4    
42Jerry Coleman2b-ssR318018315475101812123316125.257.305.295.600546203.311.038.098.2725.916.32.80.00.012.8    
36Norm SiebernofL225416227331442111193802103.204.286.333.619549184.240.129.247.28310.320.72.02.240.527.3    
41Bob CervofR305411516355632501181301103.304.396.530.9266114135.320.226.374.40513.39.60.72.238.340.0    
17Enos SlaughterofL40248315244204115601000.289.330.386.71632689.312.097.157.3215.66.71.20.00.025.0    
18Don LarsenpR2645791019502120061701002.241.294.380.67430786.283.139.215.3037.019.82.82.339.536.8    
16Whitey FordpL27317891720040091405000.218.299.244.54319292.266.026.141.2609.815.21.60.00.011.8    
53Johnny KuckspR22347771110010072516000.143.224.156.38012191.212.013.104.1897.727.53.60.00.09.1    
20Billy HunterssR28397582134011012402003.280.299.427.72632779.296.147.160.3182.55.12.00.00.033.3    
47Tom SturdivantpL2632645201105000703100.313.308.359.66723268.345.046.047.2960.010.30.00.00.010.0    
11Jerry LumpessL232062121630041151101021.258.313.306.61919368.314.048.129.2747.416.22.20.00.018.8    
36Eddie Robinson1bL35265471210511015330010.222.323.519.84228662.152.297.370.3658.14.80.68.110.850.0    
10Phil RizzutossR3831526120006306607001.231.310.231.54112065.261.000.173.2619.29.21.00.00.00.0    
22Mickey McDermottpL27465241100140081301004.212.317.269.58614161.263.057.212.28113.121.31.61.652.09.1    
23Tommy ByrnepL364452814113100021102011.269.296.500.79626556.289.231.269.3413.619.65.55.417.335.7    
19Bob TurleypR2527465820030131603000.174.224.217.44110252.267.043.087.2075.830.85.30.00.025.0    
25Irv NorenofL3129374810060012700021.216.408.243.6519149.267.027.351.31424.514.30.60.00.012.5    
30Rip ColemanpL2429242100000011402000.042.080.042.1221027.100.000.042.0653.751.914.00.00.00.0    
40Tom Carroll3bR1936171160000101300000.353.389.353.7426018.429.000.118.3425.616.73.00.00.00.0    
55Bob GrimpR262616210001004901000.063.250.063.3131021.143.000.250.18819.142.92.30.00.00.0    
28Tom MorganpR264113120000001503000.154.214.154.3682017.250.000.077.1805.929.45.00.00.00.0    
39George WilsonofL301112120000003000000.167.333.167.5002015.167.000.250.26320.00.00.00.00.00.0    
29Charlie SilveracR3179020000002300001.222.364.222.5862011.333.000.222.29418.227.31.50.00.00.0    
17Bobby Richardson2bR2057110000000100000.143.143.143.286107.167.000.000.1300.014.30.00.00.00.0    
21Ralph TerrypR2036010000000100000.167.167.167.334106.200.000.000.1510.016.70.00.00.00.0    
45Lou Skizasof-3bR2466010001000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.000.1510.033.30.00.00.00.0    
21Jim KonstantypR3982000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0    
21Sonny DixonpB3131000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0    
24Gerry StaleypR3511000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
Batting Totals: (37 players)1545312857143319355190788513761575530823640102.270.347.434.78123064386075.282.434.283.00010.112.41.23.128.030.6 

1956 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
16Whitey FordL27STMLB1962.473130118211225.2187706213841416001.207.460.523.355.621.682.79.7602.98    
53Johnny KucksR22STMLB1893.853431312310224.1223113961972673101.328.950.762.892.690.934.53.6673.84    
18Don LarsenR26S/RMLB1153.263820186191179.2133726519961073001.286.660.954.815.361.113.61.6884.16    
47Tom SturdivantR26S/RMLB1683.3032171562115158.1134635815521102001.187.620.852.966.252.123.58.6673.20    
19Bob TurleyR25S/RMLB845.05272165131132.0138767413103913101.839.410.897.026.200.885.18.6674.61    
23Tommy ByrneL36S/RMLB733.363782910186109.21085041972520001.658.860.745.914.270.724.10.7004.46    
30Rip ColemanL24S/RMLB353.6729920009288.1974236642421001.589.880.614.284.281.004.28.3753.73    
22Mickey McDermottL27S/RMLB264.24239141011087.08546411047382001.528.791.034.863.930.814.76.2504.61    
55Bob GrimR26S/RMLB612.77266201011574.2642723331481001.287.710.363.745.791.553.25.8572.85    
28Tom MorganR26R/CLMLB674.164104100231171.1744133227200001.429.340.253.412.520.745.17.4623.31    
21Ralph TerryR20STMLB129.45330000013.117151421180002.1411.481.357.435.400.7310.13.3335.59    
21Jim KonstantyR39RelMLB004.91808005211.015663660001.9112.272.454.914.911.004.91.0006.46    
21Sonny DixonR31RelMLB012.0830300214.15310510002.4410.380.0010.382.080.206.23.0005.37    
52Jim CoatesR23RelMLB0013.5020200002.01330401002.504.500.0018.000.000.0013.50.0008.37    
24Gerry StaleyR35RelMLB00108.0010100000.144400100040.00108.000.000.0027.000108.00.000-3.63    
Pitching Totals: (15 players)97573.63154154181509104351381128563155711465273222201.408.370.744.254.771.124.11.630  

1956 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PTom Morgan26MLBp41-712182522.9090.490.28---41100.026.6Fielding by Day
PDon Larsen26MLBp38-17913233339.9230.950.20---4584.424.7Fielding by Day
PTommy Byrne36MLBp37-1098181427.9630.700.24---4484.124.0Fielding by Day
PJohnny Kucks22MLBp34-22413405558.9141.560.24---34100.022.1Fielding by Day
PTom Sturdivant26MLBp32-15811132126.9230.750.15---32100.020.8Fielding by Day
PWhitey Ford27MLBp31-2259571667.9852.130.29---31100.020.1Fielding by Day
PRip Coleman24MLBp29-8810142026.9230.830.27---29100.018.8Fielding by Day
PBob Turley25MLBp27-1323181222.9550.780.16---27100.017.5Fielding by Day
PBob Grim26MLBp26-74481213.9230.460.16---26100.016.9Fielding by Day
PMickey McDermott27MLBp23-8721302151.0000.650.17---4650.014.9Fielding by Day
PJim Konstanty39MLBp8-11100011.0000.130.09---8100.05.2Fielding by Day
PRalph Terry20MLBp3-13010011.0000.330.08---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PSonny Dixon31MLBp3-4020021.0000.670.50---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PJim Coates23MLBp2-2010011.0000.500.50---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PGerry Staley35MLBp1--000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CYogi Berra31MLBc135--732551115798.9865.830.00--714096.487.7Fielding by Day
CElston Howard27MLBc-of26--10814051221.0004.690.00--29826.516.9Fielding by Day
CCharlie Silvera31MLBc7--911011.9091.430.00---7100.04.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BBill Skowron25MLB1b120--9688071381055.9938.730.00---13489.677.9Fielding by Day
1BJoe Collins33MLB1b43--251300372811.0006.530.00---10043.027.9Fielding by Day
1BEddie Robinson35MLB1b14--12160131271.0009.070.00---2653.89.1Fielding by Day
1BIrv Noren31MLBof1--410051.0005.000.00---293.40.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BBilly Martin28MLB2b105--2412601084511.9804.770.00---12186.868.2Fielding by Day
2BJerry Coleman31MLB2b-ss41--8994432187.9794.460.00---8051.326.6Fielding by Day
2BGil McDougald28MLB2b-3b31--5777228136.9854.320.00---12025.820.1Fielding by Day
2BBobby Richardson20MLB2b5--15402191.0003.800.00---5100.03.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BAndy Carey24MLB3b131--1142652126400.9482.890.00---13299.285.1Fielding by Day
3BJerry Coleman31MLB2b-ss18--9102021.9051.060.00---8022.511.7Fielding by Day
3BBilly Martin28MLB2b16--12285345.8892.500.00---12113.210.4Fielding by Day
3BTom Carroll19MLBss-3b11--0122214.8571.090.00---3630.67.1Fielding by Day
3BGil McDougald28MLB2b-3b5--5131419.9473.600.00---1204.23.2Fielding by Day
3BBilly Hunter28MLBss4--260281.0002.000.00---3910.32.6Fielding by Day
3BBill Skowron25MLB1b2--16108.8753.500.00---1341.51.3Fielding by Day
3BJerry Lumpe23MLB2b1--110021.0002.000.00---205.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSGil McDougald28MLB2b-3b92--1772731477464.9704.890.00---12076.759.7Fielding by Day
SSBilly Hunter28MLBss32--49580201071.0003.340.00---3982.120.8Fielding by Day
SSPhil Rizzuto38MLBss30--315461791.9342.830.00---3196.819.5Fielding by Day
SSJerry Coleman31MLB2b-ss24--404831491.9673.670.00---8030.015.6Fielding by Day
SSJerry Lumpe23MLB2b17--325581595.9165.120.00---2085.011.0Fielding by Day
SSTom Carroll19MLBss-3b1--010111.0001.000.00---362.80.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFHank Bauer33MLBof146--2421082260.9691.730.00---14799.394.8Fielding by Day
OFMickey Mantle24MLBof144--3701043384.9902.640.00---15096.093.5Fielding by Day
OFElston Howard27MLBc-of65--97210100.9901.520.00---9866.342.2Fielding by Day
OFJoe Collins33MLB1b51--9521098.9901.900.00---10051.033.1Fielding by Day
OFNorm Siebern22MLB1b-of51--100130104.9711.980.00---5494.433.1Fielding by Day
OFBob Cerv30MLBof44--5941264.9841.430.00---5481.528.6Fielding by Day
OFEnos Slaughter40MLBof20--28100291.0001.450.00---2483.313.0Fielding by Day
OFIrv Noren31MLBof10--61108.8750.700.00---2934.56.5Fielding by Day
OFGeorge Wilson30MLBof6--30104.7500.500.00---1154.53.9Fielding by Day
OFYogi Berra31MLBc1--120031.0003.000.00---1400.70.6Fielding by Day

1956 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Frankie CrosettiThird Base Coach1910-10-04 45San Francisco,California MLB1932-19481932-1948   SS
Bill DickeyAssistant Coach1907-06-06 49Bastrop,Louisiana MLB1928-19461928-1946   C
Casey StengelManager1890-07-30 65Kansas City,Missouri MLB1912-19251912-1925   OF
Jim TurnerAssistant Coach1903-08-06 52Antioch,Tennessee MLB1937-19451937-1945   P
George WeissGeneral Manager1894-06-23 62New Haven,Connecticut --   EXEC