1956 Philadelphia Phillies season

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1956 Philadelphia Phillies
Major League affiliations
Location
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[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

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[edit]

Roster[edit]

1956 Philadelphia Phillies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Miami Marlins International League Don Osborn
A Schenectady Blue Jays Eastern League Dick Carter
B Wilson Tobs Carolina League Charlie Gassaway
C Bakersfield Boosters California League Art Lilly and Dick Wilson
C Salt Lake City Bees Pioneer League Frank Lucchesi
D Tifton Phillies Georgia-Florida League Wes Griffin and Eddie Miller
D Mattoon Phillies Midwest League Benny Zientara
D Olean Oilers PONY League Paul Owens

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Schenectady[7]

Notes[edit]

  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[edit]