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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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
22,28Hank AguirrePMLB6-4205BothLeft1/31/193125Azusa,CaliforniaUDFA 

15Earl AverillC-OFMLB5-10190RightRight9/9/193124Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
1Bobby Avila2BMLB5-10175RightRight4/2/192432Veracruz,MexicoUDFA 
31Jim BusbyOFMLB6-1175RightRight1/8/192729Kenedy,TexasUDFA 
33Joe CaffieOFMLB5-10180LeftRight2/14/193125Ramer,AlabamaUDFA 
17Chico CarrasquelSSMLB6-0170RightRight1/23/192828Caracas,VenezuelaUDFA 
38Rocky ColavitoOFMLB6-3190RightRight8/10/193322New York,New YorkUDFA 
28Bud DaleyPMLB6-1185LeftLeft10/7/193223Orange,CaliforniaUDFA 
30Hoot EversOFMLB6-2185RightRight2/8/192135St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
19Bob FellerPMLB6-0185RightRight11/3/191837Van Meter,IowaUDFA 
25Mike GarciaPMLB6-1200RightRight11/17/192332San Gabriel,CaliforniaUDFA 
4Jim HeganCMLB6-2195RightRight8/3/192035Lynn,MassachusettsUDFA 
11Art HouttemanPMLB6-2188RightRight8/7/192728Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
8Kenny KuhnSS-2BMLB5-10175LeftRight3/20/193719Louisville,KentuckyUDFA 
21Bob LemonPMLB6-0185LeftRight9/22/192035San Bernardino,CaliforniaUDFA 
32Stu LocklinOFMLB6-1190LeftLeft7/22/192827Appleton,WisconsinUDFA 
26Sal MagliePMLB6-2180RightRight4/26/191739Niagara Falls,New YorkUDFA 
33,22Cal McLishPMLB6-1200BothRight12/1/192530Anadarko,OklahomaUDFA 
36Sam MeleOFMLB6-1187RightRight1/21/192333Astoria,New YorkUDFA 
3Dale MitchellOFMLB6-1195LeftLeft8/23/192134Colony,OklahomaUDFA 
12Don MossiPMLB6-1195LeftLeft1/11/192927St. Helena,CaliforniaUDFA 
18Hal NaragonCMLB6-0175LeftRight10/1/192827Zanesville,OhioUDFA 
20Ray NarleskiPMLB6-1175RightRight11/25/192827Camden,New JerseyUDFA 
34Dave PopeOFMLB5-10170LeftRight6/17/192135Talladega,AlabamaUDFA 
9Rudy Regalado3BMLB6-1185RightRight5/21/193026Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
7Al Rosen3BMLB5-10180RightRight2/29/192432Spartanburg,South CarolinaUDFA 
27Herb ScorePMLB6-2185LeftLeft6/7/193323Rosedale,New YorkUDFA 
16Al SmithOF-3BMLB6-0191RightRight2/7/192828Kirkwood,MissouriUDFA 
2George StricklandSS-2BMLB6-1180RightRight1/10/192630New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
26Preston Ward1B-OFMLB6-3198LeftRight7/24/192728Columbia,MissouriUDFA 
23Vic WertzOF-1BMLB6-0186LeftRight2/9/192531York,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
14Gene WoodlingOFMLB5-9195LeftRight8/16/192233Akron,OhioUDFA 
24Early WynnPMLB6-0200BothRight1/6/192036Hartford,AlabamaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Jim BrittBroadcaster 
Ken ColemanBroadcaster 
Tony CuccinelloAssistant Coach 
Hank GreenbergGeneral Manager 
Mel HarderPitching Coach 
Red KressAssistant Coach 
Bill LobeAssistant Coach 
Al LopezManager 
Tom ManningBroadcaster 


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