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1956 Detroit Tigers season

1956 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Briggs Stadium (since 1912)
  • Detroit, Michigan (since 1901)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Walter Briggs, Jr., Fred Knorr, John Fetzer
    Manager(s) Bucky Harris
    Local television WJBK
    Local radio WKMH
    (Van Patrick, Mel Ott)
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    The 1956 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fifth in the American League with a record of 82–72, 15 games behind the New York Yankees.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    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 Detroit Tigers
    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
    Kennedy, BobBob Kennedy 70 177 41 .232 4 22
    Brideweser, JimJim Brideweser 70 156 34 .218 0 10
    Small, JimJim Small 58 91 29 .319 0 10
    Delsing, JimJim Delsing 10 12 0 .000 0 0
    Hatfield, FredFred Hatfield 8 12 3 .250 0 2

    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
    Foytack, PaulPaul Foytack 43 256 15 13 3.59 184

    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
    Black, BudBud Black 5 10 1 1 3.60 7

    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
    Aber, AlAl Aber 42 4 4 7 3.43 21
    Bunning, JimJim Bunning 15 5 1 1 3.71 34
    Brady, JimJim Brady 6 0 0 0 28.42 3
    Wojey, PetePete Wojey 2 0 0 0 2.25 1

    Farm system

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    Level Team League Manager

    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Valdosta

    Terre Haute club folded, July 3, 1956

    Notes

    References