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1956 Philadelphia Phillies (MLB)

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W-L Record: 71-83 .461
Rank: 5th in National League
Run Differential: 668-738 -70
Manager(s): Mayo Smith
General Manager: Roy Hamey
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Connie Mack Stadium
Attendance: 934,798 11/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Maje McDonnell
Hitting Coach: Wally Moses
Pitching Coach: Whit Wyatt
Third Base Coach: Benny Bengough
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
1Richie AshburnOF2962894190
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8
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3
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50101794553614.303.380.384764.081.221.3220.57209.3241714
16Frank BaumholtzOF371001327
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0009026610233.270.303.270573.000.040.2781.00--27111
12Marv Blaylock1B2646061117
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8
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10
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50515086225510.254.324.385709.130.248.2901.7246.0177520
39Ed Bouchee1B232206
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2
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001005600000.273.407.364771.091.318.3751.20--827
8Bob BowmanOF251623
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01
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1
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2000600000.188.188.500688.313.313.222--16.0816
34Mack BurkC21131
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00000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
20Murry DicksonP39923
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0000000200000.333.333.333666.000.000.429----39
14Del EnnisOF3163080164
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23
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3
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95733362383315.260.296.430726.170.229.2531.8824.2271669
44Turk FarrellP221000000000100100.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
22Ben FlowersP292000000001100000.000.333.000333.000.500.0001.00--03
9Glen GorbousOF253316
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0001000100000.182.182.182364.000.000.188----633
23Jim GreengrassOF282152444
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2
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5
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25002843031211.205.294.335629.130.260.2311.5443.072246
20Harvey HaddixP3093622
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4
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00100051000002.237.276.280556.043.097.2652.00--2698
2Granny HamnerSS294014290
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3
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4
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42203042053413.224.276.329605.105.185.2401.40100.3132438
4Solly Hemus2B331872454
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2411282172126.289.378.465843.176.326.3010.7537.487218
6Willie Jones3B3052088144
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4
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78549249163515.277.382.429811.152.331.2770.5330.6223620
7Ted Kazanski2B223793580
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3402204116338.211.249.277526.066.113.2262.0594.8105405
45Angelo LipetriP251000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
35Joe LonnettC292224
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0000002700001.182.250.182432.000.091.2673.50--424
29Stan LopataC3053596143
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32
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955275931104917.267.352.535887.267.413.2651.2416.7286623
42Jack MeyerP242014
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001
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1001700202.200.238.350588.150.200.2507.0020.0723
19Bob MillerP302212
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0000001700201.091.130.091221.000.045.1337.00--225
25Stu MillerP282574
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001008200100.160.364.200564.040.360.1740.25--534
4Bobby Morgan3B-2B302515
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0001006400001.200.355.200555.000.240.2380.67--531
38Ron NegrayP26703
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0000001300100.429.500.429929.000.143.7503.00--39
39Jim OwensP22611
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0002001300100.167.286.167453.000.167.3333.00--18
33Duane PilletteP331000000000000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
36Robin RobertsP29100820
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80061310323.200.241.270511.070.130.2162.17100.027111
26Saul RogovinP323604
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0002010800300.111.111.111222.000-.028.143----439
48Jack SanfordP27301
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0000000100000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
21Andy SeminickC351611632
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2330313817208.199.328.360688.161.373.2161.2323.058194
28Curt SimmonsP2772617
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009004900210.236.273.278551.042.097.2662.25--2079
17Roy SmalleySS301681438
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01600232914204.226.319.315634.089.226.2731.26--53193
15Elmer ValoOF352914084
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3776482136127.289.387.405792.117.285.2960.4458.2118342
22Herm WehmeierP298000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
15,48Wally Westlake354000000001300000.000.200.000200.000.250.0003.00--05
Batting Totals19005204668131320749121616452358567327625242132.252.326.381707.128.245.2681.1543.019815883
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
20Murry Dickson39035.093300002320151311210001.397.830.394.700.390.08
28Curt Simmons2715103.3633271403019818695741765881001.278.450.772.954.001.35
48Jack Sanford27101.383100101372201360001.544.850.009.004.150.46
30Bob Ross27009.0030001034331241002.0012.003.006.0012.002.00
26Saul Rogovin32764.962218301010612265592227482001.3910.261.852.274.041.78
36Robin Roberts2919184.4543372216329732815514746401572001.249.941.391.214.763.93
33Duane Pillette33006.65200006023322117212100001.9112.520.784.703.910.83
39Jim Owens22047.20105001029352624322220001.9010.500.906.606.601.00
38Ron Negray26234.163940015366723631624441101.439.670.813.225.911.83
25Stu Miller28584.462415204010610965531651553001.509.171.354.294.631.08
19Bob Miller30363.254963114512211555441434533101.228.481.032.513.911.56
42Jack Meyer247114.414172019296864947851662001.438.060.754.786.191.29
45Angelo Lipetri25003.27600030117542380000.915.731.642.456.552.67
2Granny Hamner29014.50310020810440240001.5011.250.002.254.502.00
20Harvey Haddix301283.48312611242206196988023551543001.218.521.002.396.702.80
22Ben Flowers29025.713200017041542926910222001.5611.851.982.204.832.20
44Turk Farrell220113.5011000046660300002.2513.500.006.750.000.00
22Herm Wehmeier29024.0533000020189921180001.458.100.904.953.600.73
Pitching Totals71834.2036615457497151377140773864317243775020201.349.201.122.864.901.72
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Stan LopataC102573241110.9820.00
Andy SeminickC542662372.9760.00
Joe LonnettC7242011.0000.00
Mack BurkC110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Marv Blaylock1B12494972886.9920.00
Stan Lopata1B3930016531.9840.00
Ed Bouchee1B6543061.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ted Kazanski2B1162462611168.9790.00
Solly Hemus2B499493518.9740.00
Granny Hamner2B1164011.0000.00
Bobby Morgan2B377011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Willie Jones3B1492022641323.9730.00
Bobby Morgan3B571131.8570.00
Solly Hemus3B112001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Granny HamnerSS1101773023269.9370.00
Roy SmalleySS60811421232.9490.00
Ted KazanskiSS10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Richie AshburnOF1545031193.9830.00
Del EnnisOF1532698110.9620.00
Elmer ValoOF87167460.9660.00
Jim GreengrassOF62104311.9910.00
Frank BaumholtzOF1523210.9620.00
Glen GorbousOF880001.0000.00
Bob BowmanOF55010.8330.00
Marv BlaylockOF110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob MillerP49122919011.0002.06
Robin RobertsP43297125024.9691.88
Jack MeyerP419641712.9551.97
Ron NegrayP396641111.9372.04
Curt SimmonsP3319843513.9751.77
Ben FlowersP324101111.9172.41
Harvey HaddixP3120673011.9741.61
Stu MillerP24106918001.0002.29
Saul RogovinP22106101211.9571.86
Duane PilletteP202313001.0001.56
Jim OwensP102925021.0002.16
Angelo LipetriP61112001.0002.45
Murry DicksonP32306011.0002.35
Granny HamnerP3801001.0001.11
Bob RossP3302001.0005.81
Jack SanfordP31302011.0001.38
Herm WehmeierP32010001.0000.45
Turk FarrellP1403001.0006.59


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