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1956 Pittsburgh PiratesNational League (MLB)
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Frank Thomas played for the 1956 Pittsburgh Pirates
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePirates
LocationPittsburgh,Pennsylvania
Record66-88 (7th)League RankthMLB Rankth
ManagerBobby BraganGeneral ManagerJoe Brown
CoachesDanny Murtaugh (Third Base Coach), Sam Narron (Bullpen Coach), Clyde Sukeforth (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance949,878
Years Available1887-2018

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

 

1956 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
15Frank Thomas3b-ofR27157588691662432580053661526522.282.326.461.78727152637.278.179.231.3455.79.61.73.923.531.3    
21Roberto ClementeofR2114754366169307760661358484214.311.330.431.76123444572.336.120.144.3362.310.14.51.277.626.0    
24Dick GroatssR25142520401421930370335250173314.273.317.321.63816722575.285.048.110.2906.14.40.70.00.015.5    
3Dale Long1bL3014851764136207279110548500111110.263.326.485.81125154582.262.222.329.3489.314.61.64.619.239.7    
18Bill VirdonofL25133509671702110837663363122712.334.374.462.83623539547.368.128.193.3686.011.51.91.563.622.9    
16Lee WallsofR231434747213020111154355083292011.274.345.432.77720542537.312.158.259.3479.315.51.72.143.132.3    
10Jack ShepardcR24100256246211273011253708158.242.309.383.6929820290.258.141.238.3058.612.81.52.436.632.3    
9Bill Mazeroski2bR198125530628131400182404014.243.293.318.6118112277.259.075.145.2786.58.71.31.185.019.4    
4Bob Skinnerof-1bL2411323329478352911265010216.202.282.326.6087616262.233.124.236.2779.919.11.91.946.634.0    
38Hank FoilescR2779222244710272501175604245.212.266.369.6358219245.248.157.230.2766.922.93.32.931.740.4    
8Gene Freese3b-2bR226520717439031421164533130.208.273.295.5686112230.250.087.169.2567.019.62.81.369.027.9    
6Johnny O'Brien2bR257310413181003005704102.173.209.183.392191114.184.010.058.1844.46.11.40.00.05.6    
12Dick Cole3b-2bR30729972121090011900005.212.291.253.544253110.233.041.152.25810.08.20.80.00.014.3    
19Bob FriendpR254997716201800119011001.165.173.216.389213109.195.051.062.1750.917.419.00.997.018.8    
22Ron KlinepR24447921000031042605100.127.167.127.29410089.185.000.063.1424.529.26.50.00.00.0    
17Danny KravitzcL25326861822210115900112.265.311.441.75230674.276.176.250.3256.812.21.82.734.033.3    
9Curt Roberts2bR26316261152041051201001.177.239.323.56220768.220.146.242.2527.417.72.40.00.063.6    
32Vern LawpR26395731010180041603101.175.226.246.47214265.220.071.140.2176.224.64.01.557.020.0    
7Eddie O'BrienssR25635317142003112203000.264.291.302.59316258.275.038.075.2713.53.51.00.00.014.3    
9Spook Jacobs2bR301137462001022511000.162.225.216.4418241.188.054.054.2094.912.22.50.00.033.3    
5Preston Wardof-3bL28163031001111006400100.333.432.500.93215237.346.167.367.41216.210.80.72.730.020.0    
30Dick HallpR2533295100001005700001.345.441.345.78610034.455.000.172.37114.720.61.40.00.00.0    
20Red MungerpR3735282310020021112000.107.194.143.3374133.176.036.107.1706.133.35.50.00.033.3    
26Roy FacepR286926250001000501000.192.192.192.3845027.238.000.000.1740.018.50.00.00.00.0    
14John PowersofL261121010000001400002.048.091.048.1391022.059.000.048.0744.618.24.00.00.00.0    
18Bobby Del GrecoofR231420440023003301001.200.304.500.80410224.133.300.450.35312.512.51.08.310.050.0    
35,36Fred WaterspL292320110103000500000.050.050.150.2003120.067.100.100.0810.025.00.00.00.0100.0    
14Jerry LynchofL251919130100001400000.158.200.263.4635120.200.105.158.2085.020.04.00.00.033.3    
11Toby AtwellcL321218020003001501002.111.158.111.2692020.154.000.056.1335.025.05.00.00.00.0    
27Cholly NaranjopL21177111001000200100.143.125.286.411218.167.143.143.1610.025.00.00.00.0100.0    
23Laurin PepperpR25116100000001400000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.167.10214.357.14.00.00.00.0    
29Nellie KingpR28386000000000202000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.025.00.00.00.00.0    
36Luis ArroyopL29184020001000002000.500.500.5001.000206.500.000.000.4540.00.00.00.00.00.0    
31Bill HallcL2713000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0    
27Dick LittlefieldpL3062000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0    
25Jack McMahanpR23111000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0    
11Howie PolletpL35191100000001001000.000.500.000.500003.000.0001.000.35633.30.00.00.00.00.0    
Batting Totals: (37 players)1545221588134019957110546243338375218954043124.257.307.380.68719833665757.280.380.195.0006.713.12.01.947.527.3 

1956 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
19Bob FriendR25STMLB17173.464942719473314.131013712125851665001.268.880.722.434.751.953.92.5003.16    
22Ron KlineR24STMLB14183.38443959222264.026311099268112510001.308.970.892.764.261.543.75.4383.62    
32Vern LawR26STMLB8164.32393276062195.2218110942449608001.3710.031.102.252.761.225.06.3334.10    
26Roy FaceR28RelMLB12133.526836500346135.113157531642961001.288.711.062.796.382.293.79.4803.42    
20Red MungerR37S/RMLB344.043513220062107.01265648841453001.5610.600.673.453.791.104.71.4293.65    
30Dick HallR25S/RMLB074.7619910105162.1643633821270001.379.241.163.033.901.295.20.0004.18    
29Nellie KingR28RelMLB413.15380380021560.0542421819252101.228.101.202.853.751.323.60.8004.22    
35,36Fred WatersL29S/RMLB222.8223518106051.0481816330141001.538.470.535.292.470.473.18.5004.35    
27Cholly NaranjoR21RelMLB124.4617314007034.1372217717261001.589.701.834.466.821.535.77.3334.99    
23Laurin PepperR25S/RMLB113.001174002030.0301710125120001.839.000.307.503.600.485.10.5004.50    
36Luis ArroyoL29RelMLB334.7118216104028.2361715512170001.7011.301.573.775.341.425.34.5004.71    
11Howie PolletL35RelMLB043.0919019008323.11810838101001.136.941.163.093.861.253.86.0004.21    
6Johnny O'BrienR25RelMLB102.84808004019.08662991000.893.790.954.264.261.002.841.0004.21    
25Jack McMahanL23RelMLB006.0811011003013.118991991002.0612.150.686.086.081.006.08.0004.02    
27Dick LittlefieldL30S/RMLB004.26624000012.2148626102001.649.951.424.267.111.675.68.0004.26    
17Red SwansonR19RelMLB0010.03909001011.22113131851002.5916.200.776.173.860.6310.03.0004.68    
25,37Bob GarberR27RelMLB002.2520200104.03111330001.506.752.256.756.751.002.25.0006.37    
34Bob PurkeyR26RelMLB002.2520200104.02111010000.504.502.250.002.2502.25.0005.12    
7Eddie O'BrienR25RelMLB000.0010100102.01000000000.504.500.000.000.0000.00.0002.37    
35Max SurkontR34RelMLB004.5010100002.02110310002.509.000.0013.504.500.334.50.0005.87    
45Lino DonosoL33RelMLB000.0030300101.22000110002.5010.800.005.405.401.000.00.0002.97    
Pitching Totals: (21 players)66883.74157157266376120241376140665357214246966237101.369.200.933.074.331.414.27.429  

1956 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PRoy Face28MLBp68-13510251236.9720.510.26---6998.644.2Fielding by Day
PBob Friend25MLBp49-31414492165.9691.290.20---49100.031.8Fielding by Day
PRon Kline24MLBp44-26417424363.9371.340.22---44100.028.6Fielding by Day
PVern Law26MLBp39-195123103431.0001.100.22---39100.025.3Fielding by Day
PNellie King28MLBp38-606500111.0000.290.18---38100.024.7Fielding by Day
PRed Munger37MLBp35-1074162122.9090.570.19---35100.022.7Fielding by Day
PFred Waters29MLBp23-51230051.0000.220.10---23100.014.9Fielding by Day
PDick Hall25MLBp19-62260081.0000.420.13---3357.612.3Fielding by Day
PHowie Pollet35MLBp19-23340071.0000.370.30---19100.012.3Fielding by Day
PLuis Arroyo29MLBp18-28150061.0000.330.21---18100.011.7Fielding by Day
PCholly Naranjo21MLBp17-348900171.0001.000.50---17100.011.0Fielding by Day
PLaurin Pepper25MLBp11-30220041.0000.360.13---11100.07.1Fielding by Day
PJack McMahan23MLBp11-13040041.0000.360.31---11100.07.1Fielding by Day
PRed Swanson19MLBp9-11150061.0000.670.55---9100.05.8Fielding by Day
PJohnny O'Brien25MLB2b8-1900202.0000.000.00---7311.05.2Fielding by Day
PDick Littlefield30MLBp6-12100011.0000.170.08---6100.03.9Fielding by Day
PLino Donoso33MLBp3-1010011.0000.331.00---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PBob Garber27MLBp2-400101.0000.000.00---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PBob Purkey26MLBp2-4010011.0000.500.25---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PEddie O'Brien25MLBss-of1-2000000.000.00---631.60.6Fielding by Day
PMax Surkont34MLBp1-2010011.0001.000.50---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CJack Shepard24MLBc86--3563644396.9904.560.00--410086.055.8Fielding by Day
CHank Foiles27MLBc73--2913048325.9884.400.00--77992.447.4Fielding by Day
CDanny Kravitz25MLBc26--93861107.9443.880.00--53281.316.9Fielding by Day
CToby Atwell32MLBc9--27200291.0003.220.00--11275.05.8Fielding by Day
CBill Hall27MLBc1--710181.0008.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BDale Long30MLB1b138--12019924921324.9829.420.00---14893.289.6Fielding by Day
1BBob Skinner24MLBof23--1766121183.9957.910.00---11320.414.9Fielding by Day
1BJack Shepard24MLBc2--300031.0001.500.00---1002.01.3Fielding by Day
1BDick Hall25MLBp1--410051.0005.000.00---333.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BBill Mazeroski19MLB2b81--163242856413.9815.000.00---81100.052.6Fielding by Day
2BJohnny O'Brien25MLB2b53--6798717172.9593.110.00---7372.634.4Fielding by Day
2BCurt Roberts26MLB2b27--394511285.9883.110.00---3187.117.5Fielding by Day
2BGene Freese22MLB3b26--315007811.0003.120.00---6540.016.9Fielding by Day
2BDick Cole30MLBss-3b12--141703311.0002.580.00---7216.77.8Fielding by Day
2BSpook Jacobs30MLB2b11--26244554.9264.550.00---11100.07.1Fielding by Day
2BFrank Thomas27MLBof-3b4--300031.0000.750.00---1572.52.6Fielding by Day
2BRoberto Clemente21MLBof2--11103.6671.000.00---1471.41.3Fielding by Day
2BEddie O'Brien25MLBss-of2--100011.0000.500.00---633.21.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BFrank Thomas27MLBof-3b111--1181761821312.9422.650.00---15770.772.1Fielding by Day
3BGene Freese22MLB3b47--386542107.9632.190.00---6572.330.5Fielding by Day
3BDick Cole30MLBss-3b18--4141219.9471.000.00---7225.011.7Fielding by Day
3BPreston Ward28MLB1b-of5--330061.0001.200.00---1631.33.2Fielding by Day
3BEddie O'Brien25MLBss-of4--010011.0000.250.00---636.32.6Fielding by Day
3BBobby Del Greco23MLBof3--230051.0001.670.00---1421.41.9Fielding by Day
3BDanny Kravitz25MLBc2--020121.0001.000.00---326.31.3Fielding by Day
3BDick Groat25MLBss2--140151.0002.500.00---1421.41.3Fielding by Day
3BBob Skinner24MLBof1--100011.0001.000.00---1130.90.6Fielding by Day
3BLee Walls23MLBof1--01102.5001.000.00---1430.70.6Fielding by Day
3BRoberto Clemente21MLBof1--02103.6672.000.00---1470.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSDick Groat25MLBss141--2874203474741.9545.010.00---14299.391.6Fielding by Day
SSEddie O'Brien25MLBss-of23--355321490.9783.830.00---6336.514.9Fielding by Day
SSDick Cole30MLBss-3b6--271410.9001.500.00---728.33.9Fielding by Day
SSJohnny O'Brien25MLB2b1--010011.0001.000.00---731.40.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFRoberto Clemente21MLBof139--27417132304.9572.090.00---14794.690.3Fielding by Day
OFLee Walls23MLBof133--28410101304.9672.210.00---14393.086.4Fielding by Day
OFBill Virdon25MLBof130--3341042348.9892.650.00---13397.784.4Fielding by Day
OFFrank Thomas27MLBof-3b56--95301981.0001.750.00---15735.736.4Fielding by Day
OFBob Skinner24MLBof36--4021043.9771.170.00---11331.923.4Fielding by Day
OFBobby Del Greco23MLBof7--900091.0001.290.00---1450.04.5Fielding by Day
OFEddie O'Brien25MLBss-of6--200021.0000.330.00---639.53.9Fielding by Day
OFJohn Powers26MLBof5--900091.0001.800.00---1145.53.2Fielding by Day
OFPreston Ward28MLB1b-of5--200021.0000.400.00---1631.33.2Fielding by Day
OFJerry Lynch25MLBof1--300031.0003.000.00---195.30.6Fielding by Day

1956 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Bobby BraganManager1917-10-30 38Birmingham,Alabama MLB1940-19481940-1948   SS-C
Joe BrownGeneral Manager1918-09-01 37New York,New York --   EXEC
Don LindebergScout -- --   SCOUT
Danny MurtaughThird Base Coach1917-10-08 38Chester,Pennsylvania MLB1941-19511941-1951   2B
Sam NarronBullpen Coach1913-08-25 42Middlesex,North Carolina MLB1935-19431935-1943   C
Clyde SukeforthFirst Base Coach1901-11-30 54Washington,Maine MLB1926-19451926-1945   C