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1956 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

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W-L Record: 69-85 .448
Rank: 6th in American League
Run Differential: 571-705 -134
Roster Continuity 64.13% 14/16
Manager(s): Paul Richards
General Manager: Paul Richards
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 901,201 12/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Al Vincent
Pitching Coach: Harry Breechen
Third Base Coach: Lum Harris
American League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1956 Baltimore Orioles season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    5Bobby Adams3B-2B5-10170R-R341946Not draftedMLB--
    28Charlie BeamonP5-11195R-R211956Not draftedMLB--
    38Fred BesanaP6-3200R-L251956Not draftedMLB--
    25,41Babe BirrerP6-0195R-R271955Not draftedMLB--
    1Bob Boyd1B5-10170L-L301951Not draftedMLB--
    28Hal BrownP6-2182R-R311951Not draftedMLB--
    33Wayne CauseySS-2B5-10175L-R191955Not draftedMLB--
    20Sandy ConsuegraP5-10165R-R351950Not draftedMLB--
    32Chuck DieringOF5-10165R-R331947Not draftedMLB--
    23Harry DorishP5-11206R-R341947Not draftedMLB--
    14Jim DyckOF-3B6-2205R-R341951Not draftedMLB--
    14,17Hoot EversOF6-2185R-R351941Not draftedMLB--
    39Don FerrareseP5-9170R-L271955Not draftedMLB--
    25,36,41Mike FornielesP5-11172R-R241952Not draftedMLB--
    44Tito FranconaOF-1B5-11190L-L221956Not draftedMLB--
    2Joe FrazierOF6-0180L-R331947Not draftedMLB--
    9Billy Gardner2B6-0180R-R281954Not draftedMLB--
    10Tom GastallC6-2187R-R241955Not draftedMLB--
    22Joe GinsbergC5-11180L-R291948Not draftedMLB--
    6Bob Hale1B5-10195L-L221955Not draftedMLB--
    21Bob HarrisonP5-11178L-R251955Not draftedMLB--
    5Grady Hatton3B5-9175L-R331946Not draftedMLB--
    40Mel HeldP6-1178R-R271956Not draftedMLB--
    36Connie JohnsonP6-4200R-R331953Not draftedMLB--
    3George Kell3B5-9175R-R331943Not draftedMLB--
    38Billy LoesP6-1170R-R261950Not draftedMLB--
    2Fred Marsh3B-SS5-10180R-R321951UDFAMLB--
    19Morrie MartinP6-0180L-L331949Not draftedMLB--
    7Willy MirandaSS5-9150B-R301951Not draftedMLB--
    32Ron MoellerP6-0180L-L171956UDFAMLB--
    29Ray MooreP6-1205R-R301952Not draftedMLB--
    37Tex NelsonOF6-3205L-L191955Not draftedMLB--
    4Bob NiemanOF5-11195R-R291951Not draftedMLB--
    18Billy O'DellP5-11170B-L241954UDFAMLB--
    16Erv PalicaP6-1180R-R281947Not draftedMLB--
    4Dave PhilleyOF6-0188B-R361941Not draftedMLB--
    3Dave PopeOF5-10170L-R351952Not draftedMLB--
    8Jim PyburnOF-3B6-0190R-R231955Not draftedMLB--
    6Brooks Robinson3B6-1190R-R191955Not draftedMLB--
    40Johnny SchmitzP6-0170R-L351941Not draftedMLB--
    22Hal SmithC6-0195R-R251955Not draftedMLB--
    24Gordie SundinP6-4215R-R181956Not draftedMLB--
    11Gus TriandosC6-3215R-R251953Not draftedMLB--
    15George WerleyP6-2196R-R171956Not draftedMLB--
    17Bill WightP6-1180L-L341946Not draftedMLB--
    23Dick WilliamsOF-3B6-0190R-R271951Not draftedMLB--
    36Jim WilsonP6-1200R-R341945UDFAMLB--
    35George ZuverinkP6-4200R-R311951Not draftedMLB--

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