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1956 National League Standings, Stats, and Awards

1957 1956 1955

1956 American League Standings and Stats

1956 Major League Attendance

TeamWLPctRRA
Brooklyn Dodgers9361.604720601 
Milwaukee Braves9262.597709569 
Cincinnati Redlegs9163.591775658 
St. Louis Cardinals7678.494678698 
Philadelphia Phillies7183.461668738 
New York Giants6787.435540650 
Pittsburgh Pirates6688.429588653 
Chicago Cubs6094.390597708 

Postseason
RoundWinnerLoser
WSNew York Yankees (4)Brooklyn Dodgers (3)

Team Batting
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About Stat Abbreviations
TeamABRH2B3BHRSOBBHBPSBCSBAOBPSLGOPS
Cincinnati Redlegs529177514062013222176052804522.266.332.441.773
Brooklyn Dodgers509872013152123617973864906537.258.342.419.761
Milwaukee Braves520770913502125417771448602920.259.323.423.745
St. Louis Cardinals537867814432344912462250304135.268.331.399.730
Philadelphia Phillies520466813132074912167358504523.252.328.381.709
Chicago Cubs526059712812025014277644605538.244.303.382.685
Pittsburgh Pirates522158813401995711075238302433.257.307.380.687
New York Giants519054012681924514565940206734.244.299.382.681

Team Pitching
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TeamERAWLSOCGSHOSVHRERHRBB
Milwaukee Braves3.1192626396412271295569481133467
Brooklyn Dodgers3.5793617724612301251601543171441
Pittsburgh Pirates3.746688662378241406653572142469
New York Giants3.786787765319281287650579144551
Cincinnati Redlegs3.859163653474291406658594141458
Chicago Cubs3.966094744376171325708612161613
St. Louis Cardinals3.9776787094112301339698612155546
Philadelphia Phillies4.207183750574151407738643172437

League Leaders
Batters
Batting Average
1.Bill Virdon - PIT.334
2.Hank Aaron - ML1.328
3.Roberto Clemente - PIT.311
4.Stan Musial - SLN.310
5.Ken Boyer - SLN.306
6.Richie Ashburn - PHI.303
7.Ted Kluszewski - CN5.302
8.Jim Gilliam - BRO.300
9.Wally Moon - SLN.298
10.Ernie Banks - CHN.297
On Base Percent.
1.Duke Snider - BRO.399
2.Jim Gilliam - BRO.399
3.Wally Moon - SLN.390
4.Stan Musial - SLN.386
5.Richie Ashburn - PHI.384
6.Willie Jones - PHI.383
7.Frank Robinson - CN5.379
8.Bill Virdon - PIT.374
9.Eddie Mathews - ML1.373
10.Willie Mays - NY1.369
Slugging Percent.
1.Duke Snider - BRO.598
2.Joe Adcock - ML1.597
3.Hank Aaron - ML1.558
4.Frank Robinson - CN5.558
5.Willie Mays - NY1.557
6.Ted Kluszewski - CN5.536
7.Stan Lopata - PHI.535
8.Ernie Banks - CHN.530
9.Stan Musial - SLN.522
10.Eddie Mathews - ML1.518
OPS
1.Duke Snider - BRO.997
2.Frank Robinson - CN5.936
3.Joe Adcock - ML1.934
4.Willie Mays - NY1.926
5.Hank Aaron - ML1.923
6.Stan Musial - SLN.908
7.Ted Kluszewski - CN5.898
8.Eddie Mathews - ML1.892
9.Stan Lopata - PHI.888
10.Ernie Banks - CHN.887
Hits
1.Hank Aaron - ML1200
2.Richie Ashburn - PHI190
3.Stan Musial - SLN184
4.Ken Boyer - SLN182
5.Johnny Temple - CN5180
6.Jim Gilliam - BRO178
7.Gus Bell - CN5176
8.Willie Mays - NY1171
9.Bill Virdon - PIT170
10.Roberto Clemente - PIT169
Runs
1.Frank Robinson - CN5122
2.Duke Snider - BRO112
3.Hank Aaron - ML1106
4.Eddie Mathews - ML1103
5.Jim Gilliam - BRO102
6.Willie Mays - NY1101
7.Stan Lopata - PHI96
8.Richie Ashburn - PHI94
Don Blasingame - SLN94
Wally Post - CN594
Home Runs
1.Duke Snider - BRO43
2.Frank Robinson - CN538
Joe Adcock - ML138
4.Eddie Mathews - ML137
5.Willie Mays - NY136
Wally Post - CN536
7.Ted Kluszewski - CN535
8.Stan Lopata - PHI32
Gil Hodges - BRO32
10.Gus Bell - CN529
Runs Batted In
1.Stan Musial - SLN109
2.Joe Adcock - ML1103
3.Ted Kluszewski - CN5102
4.Duke Snider - BRO101
5.Ken Boyer - SLN98
6.Del Ennis - PHI95
Stan Lopata - PHI95
Eddie Mathews - ML195
9.Hank Aaron - ML192
10.Dale Long - PIT91
Doubles
1.Hank Aaron - ML134
2.Stan Lopata - PHI33
Stan Musial - SLN33
Duke Snider - BRO33
5.Gus Bell - CN531
6.Ken Boyer - SLN30
Roberto Clemente - PIT30
Carl Furillo - BRO30
9.Gil Hodges - BRO29
10.Frank Robinson - CN527
Johnny Logan - ML127
Willie Mays - NY127
Walt Moryn - CHN27
Triples
1.Bill Bruton - ML115
2.Hank Aaron - ML114
3.Wally Moon - SLN11
Lee Walls - PIT11
5.Bill Virdon - PIT10
6.Danny O'Connell - ML19
Dee Fondy - CHN9
8.Jim Gilliam - BRO8
Sandy Amoros - BRO8
Richie Ashburn - PHI8
Ernie Banks - CHN8
Marv Blaylock - PHI8
Jackie Brandt - NY18
Willie Mays - NY18
Games
1.Frank Thomas - PIT157
2.Stan Musial - SLN156
3.Johnny Temple - CN5154
Richie Ashburn - PHI154
5.Hank Aaron - ML1153
Del Ennis - PHI153
Jim Gilliam - BRO153
Gil Hodges - BRO153
9.Frank Robinson - CN5152
Willie Mays - NY1152
At-Bats
1.Johnny Temple - CN5632
2.Del Ennis - PHI630
3.Richie Ashburn - PHI628
4.Hank Aaron - ML1609
5.Gus Bell - CN5603
6.Ken Boyer - SLN595
7.Jim Gilliam - BRO594
Stan Musial - SLN594
9.Frank Thomas - PIT588
10.Don Blasingame - SLN587
Walks
1.Duke Snider - BRO99
2.Jim Gilliam - BRO95
3.Willie Jones - PHI92
4.Eddie Mathews - ML191
5.Wally Moon - SLN80
6.Richie Ashburn - PHI79
7.Roy McMillan - CN576
Gil Hodges - BRO76
Danny O'Connell - ML176
10.Stan Musial - SLN75
Stan Lopata - PHI75
Strike Outs
1.Wally Post - CN5124
2.Duke Snider - BRO101
3.Frank Robinson - CN595
4.Stan Lopata - PHI93
5.Gil Hodges - BRO91
6.Joe Adcock - ML186
Marv Blaylock - PHI86
Eddie Mathews - ML186
9.Dale Long - PIT85
10.Lee Walls - PIT83
Sac Hits
1.Johnny Logan - ML131
2.Bill Bruton - ML118
3.Dick Groat - PIT17
Johnny Temple - CN517
5.Danny O'Connell - ML116
6.Pee Wee Reese - BRO15
7.Gene Baker - CHN13
8.Joe Adcock - ML111
Lew Burdette - ML111
Bob Friend - PIT11
Sac Flies
1.Dale Long - PIT11
2.Dee Fondy - CHN10
3.Stan Lopata - PHI9
4.Bill Bruton - ML18
5.Hank Aaron - ML17
Stan Musial - SLN7
7.Roy McMillan - CN56
Ray Jablonski - CN56
Frank Thomas - PIT6
10.Randy Jackson - BRO5
Willie Jones - PHI5
Ted Kluszewski - CN55
Walt Moryn - CHN5
Gene Baker - CHN5
Marv Blaylock - PHI5
Del Crandall - ML15
Stolen Bases
1.Willie Mays - NY140
2.Jim Gilliam - BRO21
3.Bill White - NY115
4.Johnny Temple - CN514
5.Pee Wee Reese - BRO13
6.Jackie Robinson - BRO12
Wally Moon - SLN12
8.Richie Ashburn - PHI10
9.Dee Fondy - CHN9
Solly Drake - CHN9
Intent. Walks
1.Duke Snider - BRO26
2.Ted Kluszewski - CN522
3.Willie Mays - NY120
4.Ernie Banks - CHN18
5.Eddie Mathews - ML117
6.Stan Musial - SLN15
Hobie Landrith - CHN15
Roy Campanella - BRO15
Del Crandall - ML115
Carl Furillo - BRO15
Hit by Pitch
1.Frank Robinson - CN520
2.Ray Jablonski - CN57
Solly Hemus - PHI7
Rip Repulski - SLN7
5.Bobby Del Greco - SLN6
6.Richie Ashburn - PHI5
Johnny Logan - ML15
Roy McMillan - CN55
Frank Thomas - PIT5
10.Bill White - NY14
Danny O'Connell - ML14
Wally Post - CN54
Roberto Clemente - PIT4
Jim Gilliam - BRO4
GIDP
1.Carl Furillo - BRO27
2.Frank Thomas - PIT22
3.Hank Aaron - ML121
4.Roy Campanella - BRO20
5.Stan Musial - SLN19
6.Don Mueller - NY118
Ken Boyer - SLN18
8.Stan Lopata - PHI17
9.Willie Mays - NY116
Gil Hodges - BRO16
Duke Snider - BRO16
Caught Stealing
1.Willie Mays - NY110
2.Wally Moon - SLN9
Ernie Banks - CHN9
Jim Gilliam - BRO9
5.Don Blasingame - SLN8
Bill White - NY18
7.Dee Fondy - CHN7
8.Bill Bruton - ML16
Roberto Clemente - PIT6
Elmer Valo - PHI6
Bill Virdon - PIT6

Pitchers
ERA
1.Lew Burdette - ML12.70
2.Warren Spahn - ML12.78
3.Johnny Antonelli - NY12.86
4.Sal Maglie - BRO2.87
5.Don Newcombe - BRO3.06
6.Murry Dickson - SLN3.07
7.Gene Conley - ML13.13
8.Bob Rush - CHN3.19
9.Bob Buhl - ML13.32
10.Curt Simmons - PHI3.36
Wins
1.Don Newcombe - BRO27
2.Johnny Antonelli - NY120
Warren Spahn - ML120
4.Lew Burdette - ML119
Robin Roberts - PHI19
Brooks Lawrence - CN519
7.Bob Buhl - ML118
8.Bob Friend - PIT17
9.Curt Simmons - PHI15
10.Hersh Freeman - CN514
Ron Kline - PIT14
Vinegar Bend Mizell - SLN14
Games
1.Roy Face - PIT68
2.Hersh Freeman - CN564
Hoyt Wilhelm - NY164
4.Clem Labine - BRO62
5.Turk Lown - CHN61
6.Larry Jackson - SLN51
7.Brooks Lawrence - CN549
Bob Friend - PIT49
Bob Miller - PHI49
10.Windy McCall - NY146
Jim Davis - CHN46
Strike Outs
1.Sam Jones - CHN176
2.Bob Friend - PIT166
3.Robin Roberts - PHI157
4.Harvey Haddix - PHI154
5.Vinegar Bend Mizell - SLN153
6.Johnny Antonelli - NY1145
7.Don Newcombe - BRO139
8.Warren Spahn - ML1128
9.Ron Kline - PIT125
10.Joe Nuxhall - CN5120
Innings
1.Bob Friend - PIT314.33
2.Robin Roberts - PHI297.33
3.Warren Spahn - ML1281.33
4.Don Newcombe - BRO268.00
5.Ron Kline - PIT264.00
6.Johnny Antonelli - NY1258.33
7.Lew Burdette - ML1256.33
8.Bob Rush - CHN239.67
9.Brooks Lawrence - CN5218.67
10.Bob Buhl - ML1216.67
Games Started
1.Bob Friend - PIT42
2.Ron Kline - PIT39
3.Robin Roberts - PHI37
4.Don Newcombe - BRO36
Johnny Antonelli - NY136
6.Lew Burdette - ML135
Warren Spahn - ML135
8.Bob Buhl - ML133
Vinegar Bend Mizell - SLN33
10.Vern Law - PIT32
Roger Craig - BRO32
Bob Rush - CHN32
Joe Nuxhall - CN532
Games Finished
1.Hersh Freeman - CN547
Clem Labine - BRO47
Turk Lown - CHN47
4.Hoyt Wilhelm - NY138
5.Roy Face - PIT34
6.Larry Jackson - SLN26
7.Ernie Johnson - ML123
8.Nellie King - PIT21
Don Bessent - BRO21
10.Jackie Collum - SLN20
Marv Grissom - NY120
Windy McCall - NY120
Complete Games
1.Robin Roberts - PHI22
2.Warren Spahn - ML120
3.Bob Friend - PIT19
4.Don Newcombe - BRO18
5.Lew Burdette - ML116
6.Johnny Antonelli - NY115
7.Curt Simmons - PHI14
8.Bob Rush - CHN13
Bob Buhl - ML113
10.Murry Dickson - SLN12
Saves
1.Clem Labine - BRO19
2.Hersh Freeman - CN518
3.Turk Lown - CHN13
4.Larry Jackson - SLN9
Don Bessent - BRO9
6.Hoyt Wilhelm - NY18
7.Jackie Collum - SLN7
Marv Grissom - NY17
Dave Jolly - ML17
Windy McCall - NY17
Shutouts
1.Lew Burdette - ML16
2.Johnny Antonelli - NY15
Don Newcombe - BRO5
4.Bob Friend - PIT4
5.Murry Dickson - SLN3
Sal Maglie - BRO3
Warren Spahn - ML13
Vinegar Bend Mizell - SLN3
9.Herm Wehmeier - SLN2
Joe Nuxhall - CN52
Tom Poholsky - SLN2
Ruben Gomez - NY12
Harvey Haddix - PHI2
Sam Jones - CHN2
Ron Kline - PIT2
Bob Buhl - ML12
Roger Craig - BRO2
HR Allowed
1.Robin Roberts - PHI46
2.Don Newcombe - BRO33
3.Bob Rush - CHN30
4.Warren Hacker - CHN28
5.Tom Poholsky - SLN27
6.Ron Kline - PIT26
Johnny Klippstein - CN526
Brooks Lawrence - CN526
9.Carl Erskine - BRO25
Bob Friend - PIT25
Roger Craig - BRO25
Warren Spahn - ML125
Hits Allowed
1.Robin Roberts - PHI328
2.Bob Friend - PIT310
3.Ron Kline - PIT263
4.Warren Spahn - ML1249
5.Lew Burdette - ML1234
6.Johnny Antonelli - NY1225
7.Johnny Klippstein - CN5219
Don Newcombe - BRO219
9.Vern Law - PIT218
10.Brooks Lawrence - CN5210
Tom Poholsky - SLN210
Bob Rush - CHN210
Walks
1.Sam Jones - CHN115
2.Bob Buhl - ML1105
3.Vinegar Bend Mizell - SLN92
4.Joe Nuxhall - CN587
Roger Craig - BRO87
6.Bob Friend - PIT85
7.Johnny Klippstein - CN582
8.Ron Kline - PIT81
9.Turk Lown - CHN78
Willard Schmidt - SLN78
Earned Runs
1.Robin Roberts - PHI147
2.Bob Friend - PIT121
3.Ruben Gomez - NY1100
4.Ron Kline - PIT99
5.Brooks Lawrence - CN597
6.Johnny Klippstein - CN596
7.Vern Law - PIT94
8.Don Newcombe - BRO91
9.Carl Erskine - BRO88
10.Warren Hacker - CHN87
Warren Spahn - ML187
Losses
1.Ron Kline - PIT18
Robin Roberts - PHI18
3.Bob Friend - PIT17
Ruben Gomez - NY117
5.Vern Law - PIT16
6.Sam Jones - CHN14
Vinegar Bend Mizell - SLN14
Tom Poholsky - SLN14
Al Worthington - NY114
10.Warren Hacker - CHN13
Roy Face - PIT13
Johnny Antonelli - NY113
Wild Pitches
1.Ron Kline - PIT10
Ed Roebuck - BRO10
3.Vern Law - PIT8
Lindy McDaniel - SLN8
5.Warren Spahn - ML17
Hal Jeffcoat - CN57
Roger Craig - BRO7
Murry Dickson - SLN7
9.Johnny Antonelli - NY16
Carl Erskine - BRO6
Bob Rush - CHN6
Willard Schmidt - SLN6
Tom Poholsky - SLN6
Hoyt Wilhelm - NY16
Hit Batters
1.Johnny Klippstein - CN510
2.Ruben Gomez - NY19
3.Sam Jones - CHN8
4.Vinegar Bend Mizell - SLN7
Taylor Phillips - ML17
6.Joe Nuxhall - CN56
Vern Law - PIT6
Harvey Haddix - PHI6
Jim Davis - CHN6
10.Hal Jeffcoat - CN55
Ron Kline - PIT5
Sal Maglie - BRO5
Tom Poholsky - SLN5
Steve Ridzik - NY15
Balks
1.Sandy Koufax - BRO2
2.Mike McCormick - NY11
Bob Miller - PHI1
Ron Negray - PHI1
Bob Buhl - ML11
Roger Craig - BRO1
Ray Crone - ML11
Hersh Freeman - CN51
Jim Hughes - CHN1
Larry Jackson - SLN1
Nellie King - PIT1
Johnny Klippstein - CN51
Batters Faced
1.Bob Friend - PIT1315
2.Robin Roberts - PHI1228
3.Warren Spahn - ML11113
4.Ron Kline - PIT1102
5.Johnny Antonelli - NY11061
6.Don Newcombe - BRO1052
7.Lew Burdette - ML11035
8.Bob Rush - CHN977
9.Bob Buhl - ML1924
10.Johnny Klippstein - CN5916


Awards
MVP - Don Newcombe
Rookie of the Year - Frank Robinson
TSN Pitcher of the Year - Don Newcombe

NL All Stars
Hank Aaron
Johnny Antonelli
Ed Bailey
Ernie Banks
Gus Bell
Ken Boyer
Roy Campanella
Del Crandall
Bob Friend
Jim Gilliam
Ted Kluszewski
Clem Labine
Brooks Lawrence
Dale Long
Stan Lopata
Eddie Mathews
Willie Mays
Roy McMillan
Stan Musial
Joe Nuxhall
Rip Repulski
Robin Roberts
Frank Robinson
Duke Snider
Warren Spahn
Johnny Temple

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