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1956 Philadelphia Phillies season

1956 Philadelphia Phillies
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Connie Mack Stadium (since 1938)
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (since 1883)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) R. R. M. Carpenter, Jr.
    Manager(s) Mayo Smith
    Local television WRCV
    WFIL
    Local radio WIP
    (By Saam, Claude Haring, Gene Kelly)
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    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    National League W L GB Pct.
    Brooklyn Dodgers 93 61 -- .604
    Milwaukee Braves 92 62 1 .597
    Cincinnati Redlegs 91 63 2 .591
    St. Louis Cardinals 76 78 17 .494
    Philadelphia Phillies 71 83 22 .461
    New York Giants 67 87 26 .435
    Pittsburgh Pirates 66 88 27 .429
    Chicago Cubs 60 94 33 .390

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1956 Philadelphia Phillies
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    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
    3B Jones, WillieWillie Jones 149 520 144 .277 17 78

    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
    Greengrass, JimJim Greengrass 86 215 44 .205 5 25
    Hemus, SollySolly Hemus 78 187 54 .289 5 24
    Smalley, RoyRoy Smalley 65 168 38 .226 0 16
    Baumholtz, FrankFrank Baumholtz 78 100 27 .270 0 9
    Morgan, BobbyBobby Morgan 8 25 5 .200 0 1
    Westlake, WallyWally Westlake 5 4 0 .000 0 0

    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
    Haddix, HarveyHarvey Haddix 31 206.2 12 8 3.48 154
    Dickson, MurryMurry Dickson 3 23 0 3 5.09 1
    Farrell, TurkTurk Farrell 1 4.1 0 1 12.46 0

    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

    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
    Flowers, BenBen Flowers 32 0 2 0 5.71 22
    LiPetri, AngeloAngelo LiPetri 6 0 0 0 3.27 8

    Farm system

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    Level Team League Manager

    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Schenectady[7]

    Notes

    1. ^ Peanuts Lowrey page at Baseball Reference
    2. ^ a b Wally Westlake page at Baseball Reference
    3. ^ Frank Baumholtz page at Baseball Reference
    4. ^ Solly Hemus page at Baseball Reference
    5. ^ Art Mahaffey page at Baseball Reference
    6. ^ Bob Lipski page at Baseball Reference
    7. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

    References