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1956 St. Louis Cardinals season

1956 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Busch Stadium I (since 1920)
  • St. Louis, Missouri (since 1882)
  • Results
    Record 76–78 (.494)
    League place 4th
    Other information
    Owner(s) August "Gussie" Busch
    Manager(s) Fred Hutchinson
    Local television KTVI
    Local radio KMOX
    (Harry Caray, Jack Buck, Joe Garagiola)
    Stats ESPN.com
    BB-reference
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    The 1956 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 75th season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 65th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 76–78 during the season and finished 4th in the National League.

    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 St. Louis Cardinals
    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

    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
    Sauer, HankHank Sauer 75 151 45 .298 5 24

    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
    Blaylock, BobBob Blaylock 14 41 1 6 6.37 39

    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
    Collum, JackieJackie Collum 38 6 2 7 4.20 17

    Farm system

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