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1956 BALTIMORE ORIOLES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Baltimore,MD
Team Record:  69-85   .448
Result:   6th in American League
Manager(s):  Paul Richards
General Manager:   Paul Richards
Stadium:  Memorial Stadium
Attendance:  901,201
Playoffs: Season in progress

Baltimore Orioles affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Dave Philley (36)
Youngest Player:  Ron Moeller (17)
Longest Tenure:  Chuck Diering (3)
Top Hitter:  Bob Nieman (21)
Top Pitcher:  Connie Johnson (15)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  64.13%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9757.630--
Cleveland8866.5719.0
Chi White Sox8569.55212.0
Boston8470.54513.0
Detroit8272.53215.0
Baltimore6985.44828.0
Washington5995.38338.0
KC Athletics52102.33845.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
9Billy Gardner+2b3528-MLB144515531191621150552953718115.231.281.334615172560425493.1.239
7Willy Miranda+ss3830-MLB1484613810016423436467303518.217.287.282569130513381362.6.253
11Gus Triandos+c3725-MLB131452471261812188004873243421.279.348.462810209509354735.6.290
44Tito Francona+of-1b3622-MLB13944562115164957115516014036.258.334.373707166500344624.9.280
4Bob Nieman+of2129-MLB114388601252061264158659031310.322.442.497940193478282938.9.353
23Dick Williams+of-3b6227-MLB87353451011841137553040017010.286.342.453795160390274585.7.298
3George Kell+3b3933-MLB1023454590172837012531331248.261.313.391704135389280484.6.265
22Hal Smith+c7125-MLB772291660140318101722132116.262.315.36267783250188253.6.278
1Bob Boyd+1b-30-MLB7022528708321105301412606.311.395.40079590262172396.1.325
6Bob Hale+1b-22-MLB85207184910112402111010046.237.274.30958364223170193.0.240
8Jim Pyburn+of-3b-23-MLB8415623273321141172600124.173.251.26952142176137102.0.192
4Dave Philley+of4636-MLB3211713244211731181303017.205.309.29960835136102112.9.221
14,17Hoot Evers+of-35-MLB481122027301410241800200.241.375.2956703313887164.9.280
5Bobby Adams+3b-2b-34-MLB411111925610711251500521.225.362.2976603314395164.5.255
32Chuck Diering+of-33-MLB50971518401425231900501.186.342.258599251259092.7.221
33Wayne Causey+ss-2b-19-MLB538871501140082300012.170.237.22746420977620.8.215
2Joe Frazier+of-33-MLB4574719601120011612012.257.356.378735288758125.6.265
29Ray Moore+p-30-MLB327091930260022110400.271.301.40070128775584.0.362
37Tex Nelson+of-19-MLB396851420050072200012.206.276.23551216765731.2.298
5Grady Hatton+3b-33-MLB27614910130013601100.148.297.21351013755352.5.148
17Bill Wight+p-34-MLB356021200040022600200.200.226.2004261264500-0.2.353
36Connie Johnson+p-33-MLB26585151004106900601.259.328.27660416705063.1.306
10Tom Gastall+c-24-MLB32563112004003810112.196.246.23247813624921.3.224
6Brooks Robinson+3b-19UDFA: 1955MLB15445104011001500000.227.244.38663117453454.0.237
28Hal Brown+p-31-MLB4242582000005810300.190.292.23853010513732.4.235
16Erv Palica+p-28-MLB30324500000001000001.156.156.15631253228-1-1.4.227
25,36,41Mike Fornieles+p-24-MLB3330251000000500101.167.167.200367631270-0.1.200
22Joe Ginsberg+c-29-MLB1528020002002400112.071.129.07120023230-2-1.7.080
39Don Ferrarese+p-27-MLB3628010001001210000.036.100.03613613027-2-1.7.038
2Fred Marsh+3b-ss-32-MLB2024230000104300000.125.250.1253753282110.8.143
14Jim Dyck+of-3b-34-MLB11233520000010500100.217.455.3047597341956.9.278
3Dave Pope+of-35-MLB1219130001000710100.158.200.158358321170-0.6.250
35George Zuverink+p-31-MLB6217020002001700400.118.167.11828422219-1-1.0.200
38Billy Loes+p-26-MLB2117030000000700100.176.176.176353318150-0.9.300
36Jim Wilson+p-34-MLB715341001004300001.267.421.3337545191225.2.333
40Johnny Schmitz+p-35-MLB189100000000600100.000.000.000001010--.000
28Charlie Beamon+p-21-MLB25000001000200000.000.000.0000055--.000
38Fred Besana+p-25-MLB74100000001300000.000.200.0002000540-2.9.000
20Sandy Consuegra+p-35-MLB42010001000000000.500.500.5001000121013.4.500
32Ron Moeller+p-17-MLB41000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
25,41Babe Birrer+p-27-MLB41000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
18Billy O'Dell+p-24-MLB41000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (42 players)154509057112421983491515394256172522308431133.244.320.3506701781578841386043.9.267

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
29Ray Moore+2530-MLB1274.1832279120185.016190861299105201.417.830.584.825.110.94--0.64
36Connie Johnson+1533-MLB9103.4326259200183.216579701262130311.248.090.593.046.370.48--0.85
17Bill Wight+2834-MLB9124.0235267120174.2198927877284501.5510.200.363.714.330.86--1.54
28Hal Brown+5531-MLB974.04351441112151.21427268183757511.188.431.072.203.380.65--0.69
16Erv Palica+4828-MLB4114.4929142050116.11176458105062401.449.050.773.874.800.81--0.73
25,36,41Mike Fornieles+-24-MLB473.9730111191111.0109594972553311.218.840.572.034.300.47--1.35
39Don Ferrarese+5627-MLB4105.0336143192102.086605786481501.477.590.715.657.150.79--1.15
35George Zuverink+2431-MLB764.1662000401697.1112524563433111.5010.360.553.143.051.03--1.07
38Billy Loes+5426-MLB274.762161011356.265333042322301.5510.320.643.653.491.05--1.22
36Jim Wilson+2034-MLB425.0377100048.149272751631101.349.120.932.985.770.52--0.55
40Johnny Schmitz+-35-MLB033.99183008038.149231731415001.6411.500.703.293.520.93--1.07
23Harry Dorish+5934-MLB004.12130004019.222109334001.2710.071.371.371.830.75--1.45
38Fred Besana+-25-MLB105.6072001017.22212110147102.0411.210.007.133.572.00--1.40
28Charlie Beamon+5321-MLB201.3821111013.09220814001.316.230.005.549.690.57--2.00
32Ron Moeller+-17-MLB014.154100308.21054032101.5010.380.003.122.081.50--0.71
20Sandy Consuegra+-35-MLB114.154100108.21044221101.3810.382.082.081.042.00--1.18
18Billy O'Dell+-24-MLB001.134100208.0611066001.506.750.006.756.751.00--0.78
40Mel Held+-27-MLB005.144000207.0744134001.439.001.293.865.140.75--1.14
25,41Babe Birrer+-27-MLB006.754000205.1954011001.8815.190.001.691.691.00--0.50
19Morrie Martin+-33-MLB1110.809000205.01066123002.4018.001.803.605.400.67--2.25
21Bob Harrison+-25-MLB0016.201100001.2333050004.8016.200.0027.000.00----4.00
15George Werley+-17-MLB009.001000101.0111020003.009.000.0018.000.00------
24Gordie Sundin+-18-MLB00--100000--01102000----------------
Totals: (42 players)69854.20154154388116241,3611362705635915477153541.339.010.653.624.730.77-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gus TriandosC8941750512.9890.00 
Hal SmithC7131333211.9940.00 
Tom GastallC20676011.0000.00 
Joe GinsbergC8313001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bob Boyd1B6046924546.9900.00 
Gus Triandos1B5237339727.9830.00 
Bob Hale1B51366291033.9750.00 
Tito Francona1B2186317.9890.00 
Dick Williams1B10367041.0000.00 
George Kell1B241001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Billy Gardner2B1322743311676.9740.00 
Bobby Adams2B18392547.9410.00 
Grady Hatton2B151926031.0000.00 
Dick Williams2B104510.9000.00 
Wayne Causey2B7131610.9670.00 
Fred Marsh2B596031.0000.00 
George Kell2B111011.0000.00 
Brooks Robinson2B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
George Kell3B9797165719.9740.00 
Wayne Causey3B30133614.9800.00 
Bobby Adams3B24234015.9840.00 
Brooks Robinson3B1492523.9440.00 
Grady Hatton3B1251510.9520.00 
Fred Marsh3B83420.7780.00 
Billy Gardner3B639001.0000.00 
Dave Philley3B52411.8570.00 
Dick Williams3B44310.8750.00 
Chuck Diering3B21120.5000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Willy MirandaSS1472294362691.9620.00 
Billy GardnerSS25244621.9720.00 
Fred MarshSS85812.9290.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Tito FranconaOF1222401061.9770.00 
Bob NiemanOF114243451.9800.00 
Dick WilliamsOF81205220.9900.00 
Jim PyburnOF77114533.9750.00 
Chuck DieringOF40734001.0000.00 
Hoot EversOF3663111.9850.00 
Dave PhilleyOF3156242.9350.00 
Tex NelsonOF2428320.9390.00 
Joe FrazierOF19312001.0000.00 
Jim DyckOF910210.9230.00 
Bob BoydOF850001.0000.00 
Dave PopeOF430001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
George ZuverinkP6297817021.0002.32 
Don FerrareseP36102101412.9602.12 
Hal BrownP3515172514.9701.90 
Bill WightP3517462741.8921.70 
Ray MooreP3218562244.8751.36 
Mike FornielesP30111428031.0002.59 
Erv PalicaP2911622022.9171.71 
Connie JohnsonP2618381410.9571.08 
Billy LoesP2156712001.0003.04 
Johnny SchmitzP18384811.9232.83 
Harry DorishP131937001.0004.69 
Morrie MartinP9510001.0001.80 
Fred BesanaP71725001.0003.66 
Jim WilsonP74838021.0002.06 
Babe BirrerP450000.0000.00 
Sandy ConsuegraP4801001.0001.10 
Mel HeldP4703011.0003.86 
Ron MoellerP4801001.0001.10 
Billy O'DellP480000.0000.00 
Charlie BeamonP21303001.0002.08 
Bob HarrisonP110000.0000.00 
Gordie SundinP100000.0000.00 
George WerleyP1110001.0009.00 


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