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1956 Cincinnati Reds (MLB)

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W-L Record: 91-63 .591
Rank: 3rd in National League
Run Differential: 775-658 + 117
Roster Continuity 73.08% 11/16
Manager(s): Birdie Tebbetts
General Manager: Gabe Paul
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Ballpark: Crosley Field
Attendance: 1,125,928 5/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Frank McCormick
Assistant Coach: Jimmy Dykes
Assistant Coach: Tom Ferrick
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9361.604--
9262.5971.0
9163.5912.0
7678.49417.0
7183.46122.0
6787.43526.0
6688.42927.0
6094.39033.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
16Johnny Temple2B28   63288180
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3
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2
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4114458401017412.285.344.332676.047.155.3000.69316.0210712
25Gus BellOF27   60382176
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31
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4
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29
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84625066347310.292.347.501848.209.299.2881.3220.8302666
20Frank RobinsonOF20   572122166
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27
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6
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38
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838464952078414.290.379.558937.267.386.2891.4815.1319668
28Wally PostOF26   53994134
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25
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3
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36
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836037124424210.249.301.506807.258.338.2573.3515.0273586
18Ted Kluszewski1B31   51791156
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14
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1
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35
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1021049313220511.302.362.536898.234.331.2650.6314.8277574
11Roy McMillanSS26   47951126
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7
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3
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62437654598614.263.366.344710.081.242.2870.71159.7165574
12Ray Jablonski3B29   40742104
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25
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1
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15
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66243757761614.256.324.432756.177.263.2611.5427.1176458
6Ed BaileyC25   38359115
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2
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28
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75205250311447.300.385.551936.251.392.2820.9613.7211446
7Smoky BurgessC29   2292863
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10
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012
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3901261804125.275.346.476822.201.310.2540.6919.1109258
15George Crowe1B33   1442236
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10
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2300112821001.250.312.486798.236.313.2452.5514.470157
10Alex Grammas3B30   1401734
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0016011618111010.243.323.321644.079.186.2761.13--45168
22Bob ThurmanOF39   1392541
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2
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8
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2200101402013.295.340.532872.237.309.2801.4017.474150
35Johnny KlippsteinP28   7147
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00030031900801.099.135.099234.000.042.1356.33--782
46Brooks LawrenceP31   70411
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040022810622.157.187.214401.057.086.25014.00--1581
39Joe NuxhallP27   59611
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2
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2
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70041500411.186.234.356590.169.237.2093.7529.52168
42Hal JeffcoatP31   5458
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0050132000301.148.193.185378.037.074.2356.67--1060
23Stan PalysOF26   53512
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002
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50061300010.226.300.340640.113.226.2562.1726.51860
51Art FowlerP33   4817
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0050051110511.146.236.167403.021.125.1842.20--860
40Tom AckerP26   1931
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00010031200001.053.182.053235.000.158.1434.00--122
14Rocky Bridges3B28   1994
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0001124300000.211.348.211559.000.158.2500.75--423
31Don GrossP25   1912
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0001002500000.105.190.105295.000.105.1432.50--221
30Hersh FreemanP27   1801
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002003400000.056.190.111301.056.222.0711.33--221
9Joe FrazierOF33   1724
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2001700001.235.278.412690.176.235.3337.0017.0718
26Jim Dyck3B-1B34   1151
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0000003500101.091.286.091377.000.273.1671.67--115
43Larry JansenP35   11100000001700001.000.083.00083.000.091.0007.00--012
49Joe BlackP32   10000000000700001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----010
37Art SchultOF28   733
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0002001100000.429.500.429929.000.143.5001.00--38
9Bruce EdwardsC32   501
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0000000200000.200.200.200400.000.000.333----15
10Chuck HarmonOF32   4200000100000000.000.000.0000.000.250.000----04
38Paul LaPalmeP32   412
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000000100200.500.500.7501250.250.250.667----36
48Pat ScantleburyP38   3000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
24Bobby BalcenaOF30   2200000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
9Matt Batts34   2000000001100000.000.333.000333.000.500.0001.00--03
27Curt Flood18   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals20355291775140620132221734452252876051699043112.266.330.441771.175.280.2721.4423.923345952
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
46Brooks Lawrence31   19103.994930111120218.2210109972671960001.288.631.072.923.951.35
35Johnny Klippstein28   12114.09372911031211.0219103962682860101.439.341.113.503.671.05
39Joe Nuxhall27   13113.72443210263200.2196968318871203001.418.780.813.905.371.38
51Art Fowler33   11114.0445238091177.219192801535862001.279.660.761.774.352.46
42Hal Jeffcoat31   823.8438162072171.018979731255557001.439.950.632.892.891.00
30Hersh Freeman27   1453.39640004718108.21124441234503101.349.250.172.814.131.47
40Tom Acker26   432.36297113183.2602322729540001.066.430.753.115.791.86
31Don Gross25   301.96197204069.1692515420471001.299.000.522.616.132.35
49Joe Black32   324.503200011261.26131311125270001.398.851.603.633.921.08
43Larry Jansen35   235.1487201134.239202059160001.3710.031.292.314.111.78
38Paul LaPalme32   244.67112003027.02614147440001.118.672.331.331.331.00
48Pat Scantlebury38   016.6362000019.024141455102001.5311.372.372.374.742.00
27Frank Smith28   0012.002000003.03442210001.679.006.006.003.000.50
43Bill Kennedy35   0018.001000102.06441000003.0027.004.500.000.00--
34Russ Meyer32   000.001000101.01000010001.009.000.000.009.00--
Batting Totals91633.85386155474108291389140665859414145865318201.349.110.912.974.231.43
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ed BaileyC10651152910.9840.00
Smoky BurgessC5525718021.0000.00
Bruce EdwardsC20010.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ted Kluszewski1B13111668913110.9900.00
George Crowe1B3222525315.9880.00
Chuck Harmon1B210001.0000.00
Jim Dyck1B140001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Johnny Temple2B1543894321689.9810.00
Rocky Bridges2B874001.0000.00
Alex Grammas2B548011.0000.00
Bruce Edwards2B101001.0000.00
Ray Jablonski2B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ray Jablonski3B127117172911.9700.00
Alex Grammas3B58417948.9680.00
Rocky Bridges3B51151311.9660.00
Jim Dyck3B101001.0000.00
Bruce Edwards3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Roy McMillanSS15031951121105.9750.00
Alex GrammasSS1212912.9550.00
Rocky BridgesSS737001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frank RobinsonOF152323581.9760.00
Gus BellOF1493301254.9860.00
Wally PostOF13629216101.9690.00
Bob ThurmanOF2939221.9530.00
Stan PalysOF1013010.9290.00
Chuck HarmonOF640001.0000.00
Joe FrazierOF40000.0000.00
Bobby BalcenaOF210001.0000.00
Rocky BridgesOF10000.0000.00
Art SchultOF10000.0000.00
Johnny TempleOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hersh FreemanP64108815021.0001.91
Brooks LawrenceP49218135325.9712.72
Art FowlerP45177123510.9792.39
Joe NuxhallP4420063123.9491.66
Hal JeffcoatP38171214224.9693.32
Johnny KlippsteinP37211104213.9812.22
Joe BlackP32615712.9231.76
Tom AckerP2983915001.0002.60
Don GrossP1969613031.0002.47
Paul LaPalmeP112705011.0001.67
Larry JansenP83434001.0001.84
Pat ScantleburyP61913001.0001.89
Frank SmithP230000.0000.00
Bill KennedyP120000.0000.00
Russ MeyerP1110001.0009.00


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