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1956 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
W-L Record: 88-66 .571
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 712-581 + 131
Roster Continuity 75.72% 10/16
Manager(s): Al Lopez
General Manager: Hank Greenberg
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 865,467 13/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bill Lobe
Assistant Coach: Tony Cuccinello
Assistant Coach: Red Kress
Pitching Coach: Mel Harder
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
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
16Al SmithOF28   52687144
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71638472872615.274.378.433811.160.325.2880.8632.9228626
1Bobby Avila2B32   51374115
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2
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541747068508112.224.323.318641.094.255.2410.9751.3163597
31Jim BusbyOF29   49472116
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50834347425013.235.301.354655.119.217.2391.0941.2175546
23Vic Wertz1B31   48165127
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032
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106007587510078.264.364.509873.245.401.2571.1615.0245568
17Chico CarrasquelSS28   47460115
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4804526160939.243.323.323646.080.181.2641.1767.7153544
7Al Rosen3B32   41664111
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61135844040713.267.351.428779.161.296.2640.7627.7178481
38Rocky ColavitoOF22   3225589
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6501494620434.276.372.531903.255.404.2640.9415.3171380
14Gene WoodlingOF33   3175683
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3826692932736.262.395.391786.129.334.2650.4239.6124399
4Jim HeganC35   3154270
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3411495406408.222.327.340667.117.273.2511.1052.5107368
2George StricklandSS-2B30   1712236
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1701222700516.211.299.292591.082.205.2321.2357.050199
26Preston Ward1B28   1501838
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2100162000400.253.325.440765.187.293.2581.2525.066170
18Hal NaragonC27   1221135
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180013912223.287.355.402757.115.221.2860.6940.749140
36Sam MeleOF33   1141729
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2001122000024.254.320.421741.167.263.2721.6728.548128
24Early WynnP36   101523
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151072200501.228.278.307585.079.158.2823.14101.031113
15Earl AverillC24   931222
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1401142511202.237.343.398741.161.301.2921.7931.037110
21Bob LemonP35   93818
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120092110701.194.272.355627.161.258.1942.3318.633110
27Herb ScoreP23   871116
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80193200401.184.260.253513.069.161.2783.5687.022100
34Dave PopeOF35   70617
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030011200010.243.250.314564.071.086.28812.00--2272
25Mike GarciaP32   6117
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0030031010822.115.164.131295.016.066.1323.33--875
9Rudy Regalado3B26   47411
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002004110001.234.308.255563.021.106.2390.25--1252
33Joe CaffieOF25   38713
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0001324820000.342.432.342774.000.132.4332.00--1344
3Dale MitchellOF34   3024
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0006007201000.133.297.133430.000.233.1430.29--437
8Kenny KuhnSS19   2276
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002010400000.273.273.318591.045.000.333----722
12Don MossiP27   2013
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0020021000001.150.227.250477.100.200.3005.00--522
22,28Hank AguirreP25   1812
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00020001100300.111.111.111222.000.000.286----221
19Bob FellerP37   16000000001900000.000.059.00059.000.063.0009.00--017
11Art HouttemanP28   1202
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0002100400100.167.167.167334.000.083.250----213
33,22Cal McLishP30   921
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002006400000.111.467.222689.111.778.2000.67--215
20Ray NarleskiP27   812
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0000001400000.250.333.250583.000.125.5004.00--29
32Stu LocklinOF27   601
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0000000100000.167.167.167334.000.000.200----16
28Bud DaleyP23   2000000000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
30Hoot Evers35   0100000001000000-1.000-1000---0.00--01
Batting Totals19315148712125619923153677403268176440358138110.244.330.381711.137.271.2581.1233.619605948
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
24Early Wynn36   2092.72383518422277.2233938419911585001.177.540.622.955.121.74
21Bob Lemon35   20143.04393521233255.1230103862389944001.258.120.813.143.321.06
27Herb Score23   2092.53353316510249.116282701812926311001.175.860.654.669.512.04
25Mike Garcia32   11123.7735308410197.2213938318741193001.459.680.823.365.411.61
12Don Mossi27   653.5848300241187.2793835633591001.278.080.613.386.031.79
22,28Hank Aguirre25   353.74169213165.1633527727313201.388.720.973.744.291.15
33,22Cal McLish30   244.943720017161.2673634532271001.609.730.734.653.920.84
20Ray Narleski27   321.533200021459.1361110519420000.935.490.762.906.412.21
19Bob Feller37   044.97194205158.0633432723180101.489.781.093.572.790.78
11Art Houtteman28   226.51224005146.2603934531191001.9411.490.965.943.640.61
28Bud Daley23   106.30140006020.1211514214131001.759.450.906.305.850.93
26Sal Maglie39   003.602000005.06221221001.6010.801.803.603.601.00
Batting Totals88663.32337155671688241384123358151111656484531301.308.020.753.675.491.50
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim HeganC11864828102.9850.00
Hal NaragonC48162720.9880.00
Earl AverillC341571512.9940.00
Hank FoilesC10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Vic Wertz1B13397177999.9910.00
Preston Ward1B6022621320.9880.00
Sam Mele1B8595051.0000.00
Rudy Regalado1B111001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bobby Avila2B1353223511683.9770.00
George Strickland2B287369221.9860.00
Kenny Kuhn2B54311.8750.00
Al Smith2B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Al Rosen3B116892191820.9450.00
Al Smith3B28223852.9230.00
George Strickland3B26132013.9710.00
Rudy Regalado3B149953.7830.00
Chico Carrasquel3B102001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Chico CarrasquelSS1412403522070.9670.00
George StricklandSS283256210.9780.00
Kenny KuhnSS17911031.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim BusbyOF133344340.9890.00
Al SmithOF122248651.9810.00
Rocky ColavitoOF98177660.9680.00
Gene WoodlingOF85154330.9810.00
Sam MeleOF2029210.9690.00
Dave PopeOF18341001.0000.00
Preston WardOF17291001.0000.00
Joe CaffieOF10211001.0000.00
Stu LocklinOF110001.0000.00
Dale MitchellOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Don MossiP488731511.9471.86
Bob LemonP39255246166.9343.00
Early WynnP38277154833.9552.05
Cal McLishP3761514001.0002.79
Mike GarciaP351971327021.0001.83
Herb ScoreP3524911920.9090.72
Ray NarleskiP325925011.0001.07
Art HouttemanP224639001.0002.34
Bob FellerP19582810.9091.55
Hank AguirreP16653820.8461.52
Bud DaleyP142046001.0004.48
Sal MaglieP250000.0000.00


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