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1956 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  76-78   .494
Result:   4th in National League
Manager(s):  Fred Hutchinson
General Manager:   Frank Lane
Stadium:  Sportsman's Park
Attendance:  1,029,773
Playoffs: Season in progress

St. Louis Cardinals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ellis Kinder (41)
Youngest Player:  Lindy McDaniel (20)
Longest Tenure:  Stan Musial (15)
Top Hitter:  Stan Musial (2)
Top Pitcher:  Harvey Haddix (7)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  69.53%
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
14Ken Boyer3b-1b1125-MLB150595911823022698833865172318.306.347.49402946394391086.6.308
6Stan Musialof-1b235-MLB15659487184336271092075393153719.310.386.52210003106824391328.1.293
3Don Blasingame2b2624-MLB1505879415322702788725230213.261.344.3220189665448784.7.285
20Wally Moonof1626-MLB14954086161221116681298050171013.298.390.46902536224021097.3.306
11Alvin Darkss-3b3234-MLB1004135411814743731213320249.286.320.3830158442311574.9.300
8Rip Repulskiof4728-MLB112376441041831155222446731214.277.330.4280161410291555.1.290
9Bobby Del Grecoof4823-MLB102270295816251811325063342.215.308.344093315222334.0.242
18Hal Smithc-25-MLB75227276412052310152204007.282.326.401091242170325.0.295
2Whitey Lockman1b-of-29-MLB701931448020102218804112.249.311.269052213151183.2.258
15Ray Kattc-29-MLB471581141406200162411112.259.289.399063167122194.1.271
2Red Schoendienst2b3633-MLB401532248900150113500112.314.365.373057168110246.0.322
10Hank Sauerof-39-MLB7515111454052400253133025.298.403.424064181113276.4.342
15Bill Sarnic-28-MLB431481243725221081512114.291.329.466069159111256.0.295
42Bobby Morgan2b-ss-30-MLB6111314227032002152400114.195.287.33603813099102.8.218
36Murry Dicksonp-39-MLB32776192206001900201.247.256.325025806173.0.279
17Vinegar Bend Mizellp-25-MLB33755810040041610504.107.162.120098576-3-1.1.136
28Grady Hatton3b-33-MLB4473101812071013700303.247.360.3150238961104.3.273
9Bill Virdonof1825-MLB247110152029015812210.211.269.324023806073.0.210
23Tom Poholskyp-26-MLB336971120030011400302.159.171.1880137363-1-0.3.200
30Walker Cooperc-41-MLB406851851214003801102.265.296.4560317253105.1.276
37Herm Wehmeierp-29-MLB425861330280021700100.224.250.379022614653.1.282
7Rocky Nelson1b-31-MLB38566135038006601002.232.306.482027624595.6.213
38Charlie Peeteof-27-MLB235231022060261010006.192.288.308016595021.3.238
44Willard Schmidtp-28-MLB334331010000021600300.233.267.256011483621.3.370
21Jackie Brandtof5522-MLB27429123013014510101.286.362.429018483375.6.306
41Lindy McDanielp-20UDFA: 1958MLB39321740020011000001.219.242.344011332622.3.318
19Dick Schofieldss-2b-21-MLB1630332001000600001.100.100.167053028-1-1.1.125
24Joe Frazierof-33-MLB1419142014013300000.211.318.47409221635.3.200
24Chuck Harmon3b-of-32-MLB2015200000002200000.000.118.000001715-1-2.0.000
32Jackie Collump-29-MLB3814130001002100010.214.294.21403171212.7.214
4Alex Grammasss-3b5930-MLB612130001001100000.250.308.2500313913.0.273
24Bob Blaylockp-21-MLB1411010000000400000.091.091.091011110-1-2.4.143
39Larry Jacksonp-25-MLB5111010001001500000.091.167.091011210-1-1.9.167
42Harvey Haddixp-30-MLB59121001002300001.222.364.3330311813.0.333
7Solly Hemus2b4633-MLB85110002001110100.200.429.200018514.1.250
28Joe Cunningham1b-24-MLB43100000001100000.000.250.00000430-0.9.000
37Ben Flowersp-29-MLB33000000000000000.000.000.0000033--.000
45Gordon Jonesp-26-MLB52000000000100000.000.000.0000022--.000
16Ellis Kinderp-41-MLB222000000000200000.000.000.0000022--.000
21Don Liddlep-31-MLB152000000000000000.000.000.0000022--.000
-Dick Littlefieldp-30-MLB32000000000100000.000.000.0000022--.000
22Tom Alston1b-30-MLB32000000000000000.000.000.0000022--.000
25Max Surkontp-34-MLB51000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
36Stu Millerp-28-MLB41000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
25Jim Konstantyp-39-MLB270000001000000010.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (45 players)1545378678144323449124628413550362233534131128.268.333.3997322147598641707815.1.283

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
17Vinegar Bend Mizell825-MLB14143.62333311300208.217293842092153401.277.420.863.976.600.60--1.07
23Tom Poholsky1526-MLB9143.5933297210203.021010081274495601.259.311.201.954.210.46--1.29
36Murry Dickson1239-MLB1383.07282712300196.117575672057109701.188.020.922.615.000.52--0.93
37Herm Wehmeier3429-MLB1293.6934197261170.21508070167168201.297.910.843.743.591.04--0.77
44Willard Schmidt-28-MLB683.8433212061147.21316963187852601.427.981.104.753.171.50--0.82
41Lindy McDaniel-20UDFA: 1958MLB763.4039710100116.1121604474259801.409.360.543.254.560.71--1.72
39Larry Jackson2825-MLB224.115110026985.175443954550411.417.910.534.755.270.90--1.29
32Jackie Collum4129-MLB624.203810020760.063292862717201.509.450.904.052.551.59--0.70
24Bob Blaylock-21-MLB166.37146003041.045322972439001.689.881.545.278.560.62--1.07
25Jim Konstanty5139-MLB114.582700016539.1462020467001.3210.530.921.371.600.86--0.56
16Ellis Kinder4641-MLB203.512200017625.2231110394001.258.061.053.161.402.25--0.68
21Don Liddle-31-MLB128.39142006024.236252381814302.1913.142.926.575.111.29--0.93
42Harvey Haddix730-MLB105.3244110023.228151431016101.6110.651.143.806.080.63--0.73
37Ben Flowers5229-MLB116.9433000011.21599155001.7111.570.773.863.861.00--1.50
45Gordon Jones-26-MLB025.5651000011.11497256001.6811.121.593.974.760.83--3.29
45Dick Littlefield-30-MLB027.453200009.2998245001.348.381.863.724.660.80--0.56
36Stu Miller-28-MLB014.913000217.11264355002.3214.733.686.146.141.00--0.36
25Max Surkont-34-MLB009.535000205.21066325002.1215.884.763.187.940.40--1.50
35Paul LaPalme-32-MLB0081.001000000.2466020209.0054.000.0027.000.00----0.00
Totals: (45 players)76783.971541544111113301,38913396986121245467094511.408.681.003.544.600.77-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Hal SmithC663003463.9820.00 
Ray KattC472311643.9840.00 
Bill SarniC412192521.9920.00 
Walker CooperC1656410.9840.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Stan Musial1B10387090796.9930.00 
Wally Moon1B5249847952.9840.00 
Rocky Nelson1B14547061.0000.00 
Tom Alston1B341011.0000.00 
Chuck Harmon1B240011.0000.00 
Whitey Lockman1B214021.8750.00 
Joe Cunningham1B120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Don Blasingame2B98280303889.9860.00 
Red Schoendienst2B369993127.9950.00 
Grady Hatton2B13243438.9510.00 
Bobby Morgan2B13252513.9800.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ken Boyer3B1491303091837.9610.00 
Bobby Morgan3B1192341.8890.00 
Don Blasingame3B204001.0000.00 
Chuck Harmon3B10000.0000.00 
Grady Hatton3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Alvin DarkSS991782922066.9590.00 
Don BlasingameSS49931351331.9460.00 
Dick SchofieldSS9111324.9230.00 
Bobby MorganSS68812.9410.00 
Alex GrammasSS539011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rip RepulskiOF100187350.9740.00 
Bobby Del GrecoOF99217330.9870.00 
Wally MoonOF97159822.9880.00 
Whitey LockmanOF57103250.9550.00 
Stan MusialOF5384510.9890.00 
Hank SauerOF37552011.0000.00 
Jackie BrandtOF26331011.0000.00 
Bill VirdonOF2453210.9820.00 
Charlie PeeteOF21373011.0000.00 
Chuck HarmonOF1170001.0000.00 
Rocky NelsonOF8110001.0000.00 
Joe FrazierOF34010.8000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Larry JacksonP518542630.9093.17 
Lindy McDanielP3911692430.9172.56 
Jackie CollumP386041621.9093.00 
Herm WehmeierP34170152421.9512.06 
Vinegar Bend MizellP33208193022.9612.12 
Tom PoholskyP332031235031.0002.08 
Willard SchmidtP33147634031.0002.45 
Murry DicksonP28196244514.9863.17 
Jim KonstantyP273905011.0001.15 
Ellis KinderP222511001.0000.71 
Bob BlaylockP144118001.0001.98 
Don LiddleP14243310.8572.23 
Gordon JonesP51102001.0001.62 
Max SurkontP550000.0000.00 
Harvey HaddixP42331001.0001.55 
Ben FlowersP31122001.0003.21 
Dick LittlefieldP3910001.0000.98 
Stu MillerP3701011.0001.27 
Paul LaPalmeP100000.0000.00 


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