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1956 CLEVELAND INDIANS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  88-66   .571
Result:   2nd in American League
Manager(s):  Al Lopez
General Manager:   Hank Greenberg
Stadium:  Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  865,467
Playoffs:  -

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Sal Maglie (39)
Youngest Player:  Kenny Kuhn (19)
Longest Tenure:  Bob Feller (18)
Top Hitter:  Vic Wertz (13)
Top Pitcher:  Early Wynn (1)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  75.72%
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

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-04-17@ CHA1L  1-2-16,773Bob LemonBilly PierceBilly PierceBob Lemon 12-1
1956-04-19@ CHA2L  0-1-5,369Herb ScoreJack HarshmanJack HarshmanHerb Score 13-2
1956-04-20vs DET3W  3-1-31,689 Early WynnNed GarverEarly WynnNed Garver 440
1956-04-21vs DET4L  6-7-4,224 Mike GarciaBob MillerAl AberMike Garcia 1011-1
1956-04-22vs DET5L  4-6-0 Bob FellerFrank LaryBud BlackRay Narleski 1417-3
1956-04-22vs DET6W  5-2-12,980 Bob LemonDick MarloweBob LemonDick Marlowe 19190
1956-04-25@ KC17W  5-2-18,005Herb ScoreBobby ShantzHerb ScoreBobby Shantz 24213
1956-04-26@ KC18W  14-2-9,014Early WynnLou KretlowEarly WynnLou Kretlow 382315
1956-04-27@ DET9W  4-3-3,735Mike GarciaFrank LaryDon MossiFrank Lary 422616
1956-04-29@ DET10L  0-1-0Herb ScoreBilly HoeftBilly HoeftHerb Score 422715
1956-04-29@ DET11W  8-4-22,222Bob LemonBud BlackBob LemonBud Black 503119
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-05-01@ WS112W  3-2-9,639Early WynnPedro RamosEarly WynnPedro Ramos 533320
1956-05-03@ BAL13W  7-1-12,378Mike GarciaBill WightMike GarciaBill Wight 603426
1956-05-04@ BAL14L  3-4-8,130Herb ScoreJim WilsonJim WilsonHerb ScoreGeorge Zuverink633825
1956-05-05@ BAL15W  2-1-9,270Bob LemonDon FerrareseBob LemonDon Ferrarese 653926
1956-05-07@ BOS16L  1-5-4,396Mike GarciaTom BrewerTom BrewerMike Garcia 664422
1956-05-08@ NYA17L  3-4-8,794Early WynnJohnny KucksJohnny KucksEarly Wynn 694821
1956-05-09@ NYA18W  6-5-12,225Herb ScoreDon LarsenHerb ScoreTom Morgan 755322
1956-05-10@ NYA19W  7-2-10,382Bob LemonMickey McDermottBob LemonMickey McDermott 825527
1956-05-11vs KC120W  4-1-8,622 Mike GarciaLou KretlowMike GarciaLou Kretlow 865630
1956-05-12vs KC121W  5-3-4,728 Early WynnTroy HerriageEarly WynnTroy Herriage 915932
1956-05-13vs KC122L  2-5-0 Bob FellerArt DitmarArt DitmarBob Feller 936429
1956-05-13vs KC123W  9-4-11,308 Herb ScoreTom LasordaHerb ScoreTom Lasorda 1026834
1956-05-14vs NYA24W  3-2-18,950 Bob LemonJohnny KucksBob LemonJohnny Kucks 1057035
1956-05-16vs NYA25L  1-4-6,263 Mike GarciaMickey McDermottTom MorganMike Garcia 1067432
1956-05-18vs WS126L  4-5-7,747 Early WynnDean StoneBunky StewartRay Narleski 1107931
1956-05-19vs WS127W  5-1-4,666 Herb ScoreCamilo PascualHerb ScoreCamilo Pascual 1158035
1956-05-20vs BAL28W  6-1-0 Bob LemonJim WilsonBob LemonJim Wilson 1218140
1956-05-20vs BAL29W  5-1-12,318 Mike GarciaErv PalicaMike GarciaErv Palica 1268244
1956-05-22vs BOS30L  3-5-15,286 Early WynnTom BrewerTom BrewerEarly Wynn 1298742
1956-05-23vs BOS31W  6-3-3,700 Herb ScoreFrank SullivanHerb ScoreFrank Sullivan 1359045
1956-05-25@ CHA32L  1-2-31,840Mike GarciaBilly PierceBilly PierceMike Garcia 1369244
1956-05-27@ CHA33L  4-5-23,857Bob LemonBob KeeganJim WilsonCal McLish 1409743
1956-05-27@ CHA34W  4-2-25,856Early WynnJack HarshmanEarly WynnJack Harshman 1449945
1956-05-28vs DET35L  1-3-9,546 Herb ScoreSteve GromekSteve GromekHerb Score 14510243
1956-05-30vs CHA36L  3-6-0 Art HouttemanBilly PierceBilly PierceArt Houtteman 14810840
1956-05-30vs CHA37L  8-9-26,788 Mike GarciaGerry StaleyGerry StaleyMike Garcia 15611739
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-06-01@ WS138L  3-5-4,738Bob LemonBob WieslerBob WieslerBob Lemon 15912237
1956-06-02@ WS139W  15-0-2,317Herb ScoreDean StoneHerb ScoreDean Stone 17412252
1956-06-03@ WS140W  8-4-0Early WynnCamilo PascualCal McLishBob Chakales 18212656
1956-06-03@ WS141L  1-7-11,817Don MossiHal GriggsHal GriggsDon Mossi 18313350
1956-06-04@ WS142W  7-0-5,021Mike GarciaPedro RamosMike GarciaPedro Ramos 19013357
1956-06-05@ BAL43W  8-3-25,041Bob LemonRay MooreBob LemonRay Moore 19813662
1956-06-06@ BAL44W  5-1-12,363Art HouttemanConnie JohnsonArt HouttemanConnie Johnson 20313766
1956-06-07@ BAL45L  2-5-3,927Cal McLishBill WightBill WightCal McLishGeorge Zuverink20514263
1956-06-08@ NYA46W  9-0-50,812Early WynnWhitey FordEarly WynnWhitey Ford 21414272
1956-06-09@ NYA47W  15-8-31,419Mike GarciaDon LarsenBud DaleyTom Morgan 22915079
1956-06-10@ NYA48L  0-6-47,465Bob LemonJohnny KucksJohnny KucksBob Lemon 22915673
1956-06-11@ BOS49W  4-1-6,330Cal McLishBob PorterfieldCal McLishBob Porterfield 23315776
1956-06-11@ BOS50L  1-5-24,193Mike GarciaTom BrewerTom BrewerMike Garcia 23416272
1956-06-12@ BOS51L  7-9-29,190Early WynnFrank SullivanFrank SullivanEarly Wynn 24117170
1956-06-13@ BOS52L  8-8-8,258Don MossiWillard Nixon 24917970
1956-06-14@ BOS53L  9-10-7,136Bob LemonIke DelockIke DelockBob Lemon 25818969
1956-06-15vs NYA54L  2-6-34,025 Mike GarciaJohnny KucksJohnny KucksMike Garcia 26019565
1956-06-16vs NYA55L  1-3-40,964 Herb ScoreTom SturdivantTom SturdivantHerb Score 26119863
1956-06-17vs NYA56L  4-9-41,765 Early WynnWhitey FordRip ColemanEarly Wynn 26520758
1956-06-19vs BOS57W  9-7-14,684 Bob LemonIke DelockBob LemonIke Delock 27421460
1956-06-20vs BOS58W  5-4-14,271 Herb ScoreBob PorterfieldDon MossiTom Hurd 27921861
1956-06-21vs BOS59W  5-0-6,498 Early WynnTom BrewerEarly WynnTom Brewer 28421866
1956-06-22vs WS160W  4-0-9,946 Mike GarciaChuck StobbsMike GarciaChuck Stobbs 28821870
1956-06-23vs WS161W  9-8-4,691 Art HouttemanHal GriggsRay NarleskiPedro Ramos 29722671
1956-06-24vs WS162W  7-2-13,072 Bob LemonBob WieslerBob LemonBob Wiesler 30422876
1956-06-26vs BAL63W  4-3-8,250 Early WynnConnie JohnsonEarly WynnGeorge Zuverink 30823177
1956-06-27vs BAL64W  12-11-4,514 Mike GarciaBill WightDon MossiHal Brown 32024278
1956-06-29vs CHA65W  5-2-0 Herb ScoreJim WilsonHerb ScoreJim Wilson 32524481
1956-06-29vs CHA66L  2-13-34,371 Bob LemonBilly PierceBilly PierceBob Lemon 32725770
1956-06-30vs CHA67L  3-8-10,801 Don MossiGerry StaleyGerry StaleyDon Mossi 33026565
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-07-01vs CHA68W  7-6-0 Early WynnJack HarshmanRay NarleskiSandy Consuegra 33727166
1956-07-01vs CHA69W  6-1-31,857 Bob LemonDick DonovanBob LemonDick Donovan 34327271
1956-07-03vs KC170W  9-3-6,221 Mike GarciaArt DitmarRay NarleskiArt Ditmar 35227577
1956-07-04@ DET71W  6-4-0Herb ScorePaul FoytackHerb ScorePaul Foytack 35827979
1956-07-04@ DET72W  3-1-33,151Early WynnDuke MaasEarly WynnDuke Maas 36128081
1956-07-05@ DET73L  7-13-5,270Bob LemonFrank LaryFrank LaryBob Lemon 36829375
1956-07-06@ KC174W  4-2-16,171Mike GarciaTroy HerriageMike GarciaTroy Herriage 37229577
1956-07-07@ KC175L  2-5-16,342Herb ScoreArt DitmarArt DitmarHerb Score 37430074
1956-07-08@ KC176W  17-3-15,958Early WynnJack McMahanEarly WynnJack McMahan 39130388
1956-07-12@ NYA77L  5-9-24,329Bob LemonJohnny KucksJohnny KucksBob Lemon 39631284
1956-07-13@ NYA78L  0-10-40,664Early WynnTom SturdivantTom SturdivantEarly Wynn 39632274
1956-07-14@ NYA79L  4-5-27,358Herb ScoreDon LarsenTommy ByrneDon Mossi 40032773
1956-07-15@ BOS80W  10-7-0Hank AguirreWillard NixonArt HouttemanWillard Nixon 41033476
1956-07-15@ BOS81L  1-3-32,290Mike GarciaDave SislerDave SislerMike Garcia 41133774
1956-07-16@ BOS82W  7-3-14,262Bob LemonFrank SullivanBob LemonFrank Sullivan 41834078
1956-07-18@ WS183L  5-7-0Herb ScoreBob WieslerPedro RamosBob Feller 42334776
1956-07-18@ WS184W  11-1-8,022Early WynnCamilo PascualHank AguirreCamilo PascualBob Lemon43434886
1956-07-19@ WS185L  4-5-3,178Mike GarciaHal GriggsBunky StewartCal McLish 43835385
1956-07-21@ BAL86W  4-3-0Bob LemonRay MooreBob LemonDon Ferrarese 44235686
1956-07-21@ BAL87W  4-3-22,986Herb ScoreHal BrownDon MossiBilly Loes 44635987
1956-07-22@ BAL88W  8-0-10,019Early WynnBill WightEarly WynnBill Wight 45435995
1956-07-24vs WS189W  11-0-9,582 Mike GarciaBunky StewartMike GarciaBunky Stewart 465359106
1956-07-25vs WS190W  11-3-5,099 Herb ScoreCamilo PascualHerb ScoreCamilo Pascual 476362114
1956-07-26vs WS191W  1-0-6,804 Bob LemonChuck StobbsBob LemonChuck Stobbs 477362115
1956-07-27vs BAL92W  3-2-10,063 Early WynnJohnny SchmitzEarly WynnJohnny SchmitzDon Mossi480364116
1956-07-28vs BAL93L  6-8-5,172 Mike GarciaConnie JohnsonConnie JohnsonMike GarciaBilly Loes486372114
1956-07-29vs BAL94W  3-0-0 Herb ScoreErv PalicaHerb ScoreErv Palica 489372117
1956-07-29vs BAL95W  4-0-13,005 Hank AguirreDon FerrareseHank AguirreDon Ferrarese 493372121
1956-07-30vs NYA96L  6-13-22,659 Bob LemonWhitey FordWhitey FordBob Lemon 499385114
1956-07-31vs NYA97W  5-0-29,619 Early WynnJohnny KucksEarly WynnJohnny Kucks 504385119
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-08-01vs NYA98W  5-1-32,915 Bob LemonTommy ByrneBob LemonTommy Byrne 509386123
1956-08-02vs NYA99W  4-0-25,266 Herb ScoreTom SturdivantHerb ScoreTom Sturdivant 513386127
1956-08-03vs BOS100L  1-7-1,858 Mike GarciaMel ParnellMel ParnellMike Garcia 514393121
1956-08-04vs BOS101L  5-6-13,683 Early WynnFrank SullivanIke DelockMike Garcia 519399120
1956-08-05vs BOS102L  1-2-28,924 Bob LemonDave SislerDave SislerBob Lemon 520401119
1956-08-06@ DET103L  0-9-29,813Herb ScorePaul FoytackPaul FoytackHerb Score 520410110
1956-08-07@ DET104W  5-2-11,963Mike GarciaFrank LaryMike GarciaFrank Lary 525412113
1956-08-08@ CHA105L  6-7-26,606Hank AguirreBilly PierceGerry StaleyCal McLish 531419112
1956-08-09@ CHA106L  2-9-9,050Early WynnJack HarshmanJack HarshmanEarly Wynn 533428105
1956-08-10@ KC1107W  11-0-13,463Bob LemonWally BurnetteBob LemonWally Burnette 544428116
1956-08-11@ KC1108W  8-5-13,594Mike GarciaJack CrimianDon MossiJack Crimian 552433119
1956-08-12@ KC1109W  6-3-16,702Herb ScoreLou KretlowHerb ScoreLou Kretlow 558436122
1956-08-14vs DET110L  4-6-14,148 Early WynnPaul FoytackJim BunningDon Mossi 562442120
1956-08-15vs DET111L  0-1-11,858 Bob LemonFrank LaryFrank LaryBob Lemon 562443119
1956-08-16vs DET112W  5-4-7,217 Herb ScoreBilly HoeftHerb ScoreBilly Hoeft 567447120
1956-08-17vs KC1113L  3-9-7,406 Hank AguirreJack CrimianJack CrimianHank Aguirre 570456114
1956-08-18vs KC1114W  8-1-4,355 Early WynnLou KretlowEarly WynnLou Kretlow 578457121
1956-08-19vs KC1115W  5-2-0 Bob LemonWally BurnetteBob LemonWally Burnette 583459124
1956-08-19vs KC1116W  2-1-10,319 Mike GarciaArt DitmarMike GarciaArt Ditmar 585460125
1956-08-21@ NYA117W  3-0-39,187Herb ScoreDon LarsenHerb ScoreDon Larsen 588460128
1956-08-22@ NYA118L  2-3-23,584Early WynnTom SturdivantTom SturdivantEarly Wynn 590463127
1956-08-23@ BOS119L  1-2-26,439Bob LemonMel ParnellMel ParnellBob Lemon 591465126
1956-08-24@ BOS120W  5-3-6,047Mike GarciaTom BrewerMike GarciaTom Brewer 596468128
1956-08-25@ BOS121L  6-9-19,830Herb ScoreDave SislerDave SislerHerb Score 602477125
1956-08-26@ WS1122W  4-1-6,880Early WynnDean StoneEarly WynnDean Stone 606478128
1956-08-27@ WS1123W  5-2-4,879Bob LemonHal GriggsBob LemonHal Griggs 611480131
1956-08-28@ BAL124L  0-1-13,673Hank AguirreRay MooreRay MooreHank Aguirre 611481130
1956-08-29@ BAL125W  3-2-8,882Mike GarciaMike FornielesDon MossiMike FornielesBob Lemon614483131
1956-08-31@ CHA126W  3-2-0Herb ScoreBilly PierceHerb ScoreBilly Pierce 617485132
1956-08-31@ CHA127L  0-1-31,445Early WynnDick DonovanDick DonovanEarly Wynn 617486131
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-09-01@ CHA128W  5-1-17,749Bob LemonGerry StaleyBob LemonGerry Staley 622487135
1956-09-02@ CHA129L  3-4-14,704Hank AguirreJack HarshmanJack HarshmanHank Aguirre 625491134
1956-09-03@ KC1130L  2-5-13,459Mike GarciaTom GormanTom GormanMike Garcia 627496131
1956-09-03@ KC1131W  2-1-11,837Early WynnWally BurnetteEarly WynnWally Burnette 629497132
1956-09-04@ KC1132L  2-5-7,332Herb ScoreJack CrimianJack CrimianHerb Score 631502129
1956-09-07vs CHA133L  1-2-11,202 Bob LemonJack HarshmanJack HarshmanBob Lemon 632504128
1956-09-08vs CHA134L  2-4-5,583 Early WynnBilly PierceBilly PierceEarly Wynn 634508126
1956-09-09vs CHA135W  4-1-0 Herb ScoreDick DonovanHerb ScoreDick Donovan 638509129
1956-09-09vs CHA136L  2-6-28,457 Hank AguirreGerry StaleyGerry StaleyHank Aguirre 640515125
1956-09-11vs BAL137W  3-1-5,427 Bob LemonRay MooreBob LemonRay Moore 643516127
1956-09-12vs BAL138W  2-1-4,738 Early WynnHal BrownEarly WynnHal BrownDon Mossi645517128
1956-09-13vs BAL139L  1-4-1,663 Hank AguirreConnie JohnsonConnie JohnsonHank Aguirre 646521125
1956-09-14vs BOS140W  10-2-0 Herb ScoreMel ParnellHerb ScoreMel Parnell 656523133
1956-09-14vs BOS141L  3-4-10,000 Mike GarciaDave SislerDave SislerDon Mossi 659527132
1956-09-15vs BOS142L  3-5-5,242 Bob FellerRudy MinarcinIke DelockBob Feller 662532130
1956-09-16vs NYA143L  3-10-0 Bob LemonTom SturdivantTom SturdivantBob Lemon 665542123
1956-09-16vs NYA144W  4-3-39,651 Early WynnJohnny KucksEarly WynnJohnny Kucks 669545124
1956-09-18vs WS1145W  1-0-0 Herb ScoreBob WieslerHerb ScoreBob Wiesler 670545125
1956-09-18vs WS1146W  6-0-4,305 Mike GarciaChuck StobbsMike GarciaChuck Stobbs 676545131
1956-09-19vs WS1147W  6-0-365 Bob LemonTed AbernathyBob LemonTed Abernathy 682545137
1956-09-21@ DET148W  5-1-19,199Early WynnBilly HoeftEarly WynnBilly Hoeft 687546141
1956-09-22@ DET149W  5-1-7,738Herb ScorePaul FoytackHerb ScorePaul Foytack 692547145
1956-09-23@ DET150L  1-11-13,300Bob LemonFrank LaryFrank LaryBob Lemon 693558135
1956-09-25vs KC1151W  4-1-3,604 Early WynnWally BurnetteEarly WynnJack Crimian 697559138
1956-09-26vs KC1152W  8-4-3,630 Herb ScoreArt DitmarHerb ScoreArt Ditmar 705563142
1956-09-28vs DET153W  2-1-4,528 Hank AguirreBilly HoeftHank AguirreBilly Hoeft 707564143
1956-09-29vs DET154L  1-9-2,946 Art HouttemanFrank LaryFrank LaryArt Houtteman 708573135
1956-09-30vs DET155L  4-8-5,910 Bob FellerNed GarverBilly HoeftBob Feller 712581131


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