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1956 Kansas City Athletics

1956 Kansas City Athletics

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Season
1956
league Name
American League
division
-
level
MLB
nickname
Athletics
record
GBL
45.0
div rank
8
League rank
8
MLB Rank
16
ballpark
Municipal Stadium
Attendance
1,015,154
att rk
8
payroll
0
pay rk
0
playoffs
dnq
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  # player name pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info   g salary
14 Joe Astroth c 5-9 187 R R 1922-09-01 East Alton,IL MLB 1945-1956 1945-1956
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8 --
11 Mike Baxes ss-2b 5-10 175 R R 1930-12-18 San Francisco,CA MLB 1956-1958 1956-1958
1951-    UDFA-NYA
73 --
1 Clete Boyer 3b 6-0 182 R R 1937-02-09 Cassville,MO MLB 1955-1971 1955-1971
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67 --
12 Bill Bradford p 6-2 180 R R 1921-08-28 Choctaw,AR MLB 1956-1956 1956-1956
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1 --
9,53 George Brunet p 6-1 210 R L 1935-06-08 Houghton,MI MLB 1956-1971 1956-1971
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6 --
23 Wally Burnette p 6-0 178 R R 1929-06-20 Blairs,VA MLB 1956-1958 1956-1958
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18 --
36 Moe Burtschy p 6-3 208 R R 1922-04-18 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1950-1956 1950-1956
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21 --
19 Art Ceccarelli p 6-0 190 R L 1930-04-02 New Haven,CT MLB 1955-1960 1955-1960
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3 --
16 Glenn Cox p 6-2 210 R R 1931-02-03 Montebello,CA MLB 1955-1958 1955-1958
1950-    UDFA-BRO
3 --
15 Walt Craddock p 5-11 176 R L 1932-03-25 Pax,WV MLB 1955-1958 1955-1958
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2 --
24 Jack Crimian p 5-10 180 R R 1926-02-17 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1951-1957 1951-1957
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55 --
2 Joe Demaestri ss 6-0 170 R R 1928-12-09 San Francisco,CA MLB 1951-1961 1951-1961
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133 --
28 Art Ditmar p 6-2 195 R R 1929-04-03 Winthrop,MA MLB 1954-1962 1954-1962
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44 --
39 Carl Duser p 6-1 175 L L 1932-07-22 Hazleton,PA MLB 1956-1958 1956-1958
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2 --
4 Jim Finigan 3b-2b 5-11 175 R R 1928-08-19 Quincy,IL MLB 1954-1959 1954-1959
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91 --
9 Joe Ginsberg c 5-11 180 L R 1926-10-11 New York,NY MLB 1948-1962 1948-1962
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71 --
37 Tom Gorman p 6-1 190 R R 1925-01-04 New York,NY MLB 1952-1959 1952-1980
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52 --
39 Johnny Groth of 6-0 182 R R 1926-07-23 Chicago,IL MLB 1946-1960 1946-1960
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95 --
26 Bill Harrington p 5-11 160 R R 1927-10-03 Sanford,NC MLB 1953-1956 1953-1956
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23 --
17 Troy Herriage p 6-1 170 R R 1930-12-20 Tipton,OK MLB 1956-1956 1956-1956
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34 --
6 Spook Jacobs 2b 5-9 155 R R 1925-11-04 Cheswold,DE MLB 1954-1956 1954-1956
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32 --
20 Alex Kellner p 6-0 200 R L 1924-08-26 Tucson,AZ MLB 1948-1959 1948-1959
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21 --
18,23 Lou Kretlow p 6-2 185 R R 1921-06-27 Apache,OK MLB 1946-1956 1946-1956
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25 --
23 Tom Lasorda p 5-10 175 L L 1927-09-22 Norristown,PA MLB 1954-1956 1954-1956
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19 --
10 Hector Lopez of-3b 5-11 182 R R 1929-07-09 Colon,PN MLB 1955-1966 1955-1966
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151 --
14 Jack McMahan p 6-0 175 R L 1932-07-25 Hot Springs,AR MLB 1956-1956 1956-1956
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23 --
31 Dave Melton of 6-0 185 R R 1928-10-03 Pampa,TX MLB 1956-1958 1956-1958
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3 --
6 Al Pilarcik of 5-10 180 L L 1930-07-03 Whiting,IN MLB 1956-1961 1956-1961
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69 --
36 Jim Pisoni of 5-10 169 R R 1929-08-14 St. Louis,MO MLB 1953-1960 1953-1960
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10 --
8 Rance Pless 1b-3b 6-0 145 R R 1925-12-06 Greeneville,TN MLB 1956-1956 1956-1956
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48 --
25 Arnie Portocarrero p 6-3 196 R R 1931-07-05 New York,NY MLB 1954-1960 1954-1960
1949-    UDFA-PHA
3 --
7 Vic Power 1b 5-11 195 R R 1927-11-01 Arecibo,PR MLB 1954-1965 1954-1965
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127 --
34 Bill Renna of 6-3 218 R R 1924-10-14 Hanford,CA MLB 1953-1959 1953-1959
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33 --
25 Eddie Robinson 1b 6-2 210 L R 1920-12-15 Paris,TX MLB 1942-1957 1942-1957
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75 --
26,34 Jose Santiago p 5-10 175 R R 1928-09-04 Coamo,PR MLB 1954-1956 1954-1956
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9 --
21 Bobby Shantz p 5-6 142 R L 1925-09-26 Pottstown,PA MLB 1949-1964 1949-1964
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51 --
38 Harry Simpson of-1b 6-1 180 L R 1925-12-03 Atlanta,GA MLB 1951-1959 1951-1959
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141 --
35 Lou Skizas of-3b 5-11 175 R R 1932-06-02 Chicago,IL MLB 1956-1959 1956-1959
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83 --
33 Enos Slaughter of 5-9 192 L R 1916-04-27 Roxboro,NC MLB 1938-1959 1938-1959
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91 --
32 Hal Smith c 6-0 195 R R 1930-12-07 West Frankfort,IL MLB 1955-1964 1955-1964
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37 --
19 Bob Spicer p 5-10 173 L R 1925-04-11 Richmond,VA MLB 1955-1956 1955-1956
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2 --
22 Tim Thompson c 5-11 190 L R 1924-03-01 Coalport,PA MLB 1954-1958 1954-1958
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92 --
35 Elmer Valo of 5-11 190 L R 1921-03-05 Ribnik,CZ MLB 1940-1961 1940-1961
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9 --
30 Gus Zernial of 6-2 210 R R 1923-06-27 Beaumont,TX MLB 1949-1959 1949-1959
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109 --
44 record(s)