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1956 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 84-70 .545
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 780-751 + 29
Manager(s): Pinky Higgins
General Manager: Joe Cronin
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 1,137,158 4/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: George Susce
First Base Coach: Del Baker
Hitting Coach: Paul Schreiber
Pitching Coach: Dave Ferriss
Third Base Coach: Jack Burns
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9757.630--
8866.5719.0
8569.55212.0
8470.54513.0
8272.53215.0
6985.44828.0
5995.38338.0
52102.33845.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
40Frank BaumannP22913
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2
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000000200100.333.333.556889.222.222.429----510
2Milt BollingSS251181925
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3
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2
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3
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801182011313.212.314.347661.136.280.2291.1139.341140
23Tom BrewerP24941428
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01
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1
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130051900112.298.330.351681.053.106.3603.8094.033101
24Don BuddinSS223774990
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24
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05
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37206562412614.239.346.342688.103.281.2690.9575.4129450
7Billy Consolo2B2111132
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0001003500000.182.357.182539.000.273.3331.67--214
8Pete DaleyC261872250
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11
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3
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5
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29101830251011.267.332.439771.171.273.2961.6737.482206
14Ike DelockP262923
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1
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0020021100700.103.161.138299.034.103.1675.50--438
25Dick GernertOF-1B273065389
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11
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016
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6810565721247.291.396.484880.193.379.3081.0219.1148368
10Billy Goodman2B3039961117
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22
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8
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2
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3803402201723.293.356.404760.110.203.3050.55199.5161448
1Grady Hatton33502
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0002000000000.400.400.400800.000.000.400----25
28Tom HurdP321226
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0001000200100.500.500.5001000.000.000.600----613
4Jackie JensenOF2957880182
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23
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11
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20
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971138943151423.315.404.497901.182.349.3120.4828.9287672
20Marty Keough212100001001000000.000.333.000333.000.500.0000.00--03
19Leo KielyP26601
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0000000000000.167.167.167334.000.000.167----16
35Billy Klaus3B2752091141
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29
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5
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7
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5910904310637.271.377.387764.115.290.2830.4874.3201619
12Ted Lepcio2B252843474
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10
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015
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5113307731224.261.329.454783.194.292.3042.5718.9129318
11Frank Malzone3B261031517
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2
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11109800215.165.230.272502.107.204.1600.8951.528115
24Gene Mauch2B302548
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0001003300001.320.393.320713.000.120.3641.00--828
29Rudy MinarcinP26201
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0000001000000.500.667.5001167.000.500.5000.00--13
15Willard NixonP2854411
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1
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005003600211.204.241.222463.019.074.2242.00--1260
17Mel ParnellP344647
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1
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0000021100400.152.187.174361.022.065.2005.50--852
37Jim PiersallOF2660191176
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40
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6
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14
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877758481291219.293.349.449798.156.253.2940.8342.9270680
20Bob PorterfieldP3243414
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001
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50011010111.326.333.395728.070.093.39410.0043.01746
21Johnny SchmitzP351000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
39Dave SislerP244245
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00020041300410.119.191.119310.000.095.1673.25--551
38Gene StephensOF23632217
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2
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01
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701121200001.270.387.349736.079.254.3201.0063.02275
18Frank SullivanP2685412
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1
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0030022100713.141.159.153312.012.035.18510.50--1395
27George SusceP241824
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2
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000004600000.222.364.333697.111.333.3331.50--622
26Faye ThroneberryOF2550611
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2
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01
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30031600101.220.264.320584.100.160.3035.3350.01654
6Mickey Vernon1B3840367125
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28
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15
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84105740762212.310.394.511905.201.345.3140.7026.9206464
22Sammy WhiteC273922896
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44213540072418.245.304.332636.087.179.2591.1478.4130433
9Ted WilliamsOF3740071138
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8200102391110013.345.478.6051083.260.515.3380.3816.7242502
3Norm Zauchin1B26841218
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1100142210004.214.327.310637.095.262.2671.5742.02698
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
40Frank Baumann213.247100302422119314182001.447.921.085.046.481.29--
18Frank Sullivan1473.423433121102422531129222821164101.389.410.823.054.311.41--
39Dave Sisler984.6339143015314212081731372931001.357.610.824.565.891.29--
21Johnny Schmitz000.0020001045200400102.2511.250.009.000.000.00--
20Bob Porterfield3125.142518413012612782722164532001.529.071.504.573.790.83--
17Mel Parnell763.782120610013112971551359412001.448.860.894.052.820.69--
15Willard Nixon984.22232291001451427968957746001.378.810.563.544.591.30--
29Rudy Minarcin102.7031002099432850001.708.101.807.204.500.62--
19Leo Kiely225.23230001633147251811490001.9713.650.294.062.610.64--
28Tom Hurd345.334000018576845245547345001.729.950.595.574.030.72--
16Harry Dorish023.52150001102223109110110001.439.000.393.914.301.10--
14Ike Delock1374.2248810289128122656012801054001.588.580.845.637.381.31--
23Tom Brewer1993.5032321540024420010395141121275001.287.380.524.134.681.13--
27George Susce246.172160070697154481444260001.649.131.805.663.340.59--


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