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1956 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1956 Cleveland Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    22,28Hank AguirreP6-4205B-L251955Not draftedMLB--
    15Earl AverillC-OF5-10190R-R241956Not draftedMLB--
    1Bobby Avila2B5-10175R-R321949Not draftedMLB--
    31Jim BusbyOF6-1175R-R291950Not draftedMLB--
    33Joe CaffieOF5-10180L-R251956Not draftedMLB--
    17Chico CarrasquelSS6-0170R-R281950Not draftedMLB--
    38Rocky ColavitoOF6-3190R-R221955Not draftedMLB--
    28Bud DaleyP6-1185L-L231955Not draftedMLB--
    30Hoot EversOF6-2185R-R351941Not draftedMLB--
    19Bob FellerP6-0185R-R371936Not draftedMLB--
    25Mike GarciaP6-1200R-R321948Not draftedMLB--
    4Jim HeganC6-2195R-R351941Not draftedMLB--
    11Art HouttemanP6-2188R-R281945Not draftedMLB--
    8Kenny KuhnSS-2B5-10175L-R191955Not draftedMLB--
    21Bob LemonP6-0185L-R351941Not draftedMLB--
    32Stu LocklinOF6-1190L-L271955Not draftedMLB--
    26Sal MaglieP6-2180R-R391945Not draftedMLB--
    33,22Cal McLishP6-1200B-R301944Not draftedMLB--
    36Sam MeleOF6-1187R-R331947Not draftedMLB--
    3Dale MitchellOF6-1195L-L341946Not draftedMLB--
    12Don MossiP6-1195L-L271954Not draftedMLB--
    18Hal NaragonC6-0175L-R271951Not draftedMLB--
    20Ray NarleskiP6-1175R-R271954Not draftedMLB--
    34Dave PopeOF5-10170L-R351952Not draftedMLB--
    9Rudy Regalado3B6-1185R-R261954Not draftedMLB--
    7Al Rosen3B5-10180R-R321947Not draftedMLB--
    27Herb ScoreP6-2185L-L231955Not draftedMLB--
    16Al SmithOF-3B6-0191R-R281953Not draftedMLB--
    2George StricklandSS-2B6-1180R-R301950Not draftedMLB--
    26Preston Ward1B-OF6-3198L-R281948Not draftedMLB--
    23Vic WertzOF-1B6-0186L-R311947Not draftedMLB--
    14Gene WoodlingOF5-9195L-R331943Not draftedMLB--
    24Early WynnP6-0200B-R361939Not draftedMLB--

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