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1956 Baltimore Orioles season

1956 Baltimore Orioles
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Memorial Stadium (since 1954)
  • Baltimore, Maryland (since 1954)
  • Results
    Record 69–85 (.448)
    League place 6th
    Other information
    Owner(s) Jerold Hoffberger, Clarence Miles
    Manager(s) Paul Richards
    Local television WMAR-TV/WAAM/WBAL-TV
    Local radio WCBM
    (Ernie Harwell, Chuck Thompson, Bailey Goss)
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    The 1956 Baltimore Orioles season involved the Orioles finishing 6th in the American League with a record of 69 wins and 85 losses.

    Offseason

    • October 10, 1955: Ed Lopat was released by the Orioles.[1]

    Regular season

    • September 20, 1956: Catcher Tom Gastall was killed in a plane crash.[2]
    • September 30, 1956: Joe Frazier hit a home run in the last at bat of his career.[3]

    Season standings

    American League W L Pct. GB
    New York Yankees 97 57 .630 --
    Cleveland Indians 88 66 .571 9
    Chicago White Sox 85 69 .552 12
    Boston Red Sox 84 70 .545 13
    Detroit Tigers 82 72 .532 15
    Baltimore Orioles 69 85 .448 28
    Washington Senators 59 95 .383 38
    Kansas City Athletics 52 102 .338 45

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1956 Baltimore Orioles
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Diering, ChuckChuck Diering 50 97 18 .186 1 4
    Frazier, JoeJoe Frazier 45 74 19 .257 1 12
    Gastall, TomTom Gastall 32 56 11 .196 0 4

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Palica, ErvErv Palica 29 116.1 4 11 4.49 62
    Besana, FredFred Besana 7 17.2 1 0 5.60 7
    Beamon, CharlieCharlie Beamon 2 13 2 0 1.38 14
    Moeller, RonRon Moeller 4 8.2 0 1 4.15 2

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO

    Farm system

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    Level Team League Manager

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    Notes

    References


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