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1956 Kansas City Athletics Stats and Standings
1957 1956 1955

Record: 52 - 102 .338 (Pythagorean: 56 - 98 .368)

Finish:
Div. Rank: 8
League Rank: 8

Manager: Lou Boudreau (52 - 102)

Park: Municipal Stadium I
Home Attendance: 1,015,154 (Average: 13,184)

1956 Schedule and Scores

- Regular Season Stats -
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Team Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOIBBHBPSHSFGIDPBAOBPSLGOPS
Hector Lopez151561911532731869456373338413.273.347.428.775
Harry Simpson *14154376159221121105234782811519.293.347.490.837
Joe DeMaestri1334344110116163933257323338.233.277.316.593
Vic Power12753077164215146322241621315.309.340.447.787
Gus Zernial1092723661120164420336624025.224.315.445.760
Johnny Groth95244226313353712303120249.258.335.398.732
Tim Thompson *92268217313212724172312014.272.319.347.666
Enos Slaughter *91223376214322310292011116.278.362.395.757
Jim Finigan9125029547222131302811546.216.298.284.582
Lou Skizas8329739941131139311517102313.316.346.485.831
Eddie Robinson *7517213345121200262012117.198.308.273.582
Mike Baxes73106924311501181510402.226.339.302.641
Joe Ginsberg *7119515488111211231730027.246.323.313.636
Al Pilarcik *69239286010142292303210212.251.333.351.685
Clete Boyer671291528311411112411202.217.284.279.563
Jack Crimian5522450000003600501.227.320.227.547
Bobby Shantz5122221001002400201.091.167.136.303
Rance Pless4885423310901101301005.271.354.329.684
Hal Smith371421539922241131200032.275.284.408.692
Troy Herriage34251300010021700200.120.185.120.305
Bill Renna3348121330251031000001.271.314.458.772
Spook Jacobs3297132130054115510304.216.321.247.569
Alex Kellner21302600020031000301.200.273.200.473
Tommy Lasorda *1913010000000400001.077.077.077.154
Jim Pisoni1030480025002800012.267.303.467.770
Elmer Valo *99120002001100010.222.273.222.495
Joe Astroth813010000000100100.077.077.077.154
Dave Melton33010000000000000.333.333.333.667
 
Tom Gorman52392200020042200100.051.140.051.191
Art Ditmar449151300140132400400.143.170.176.346
Lou Kretlow25331200000041900400.061.162.061.223
Jack McMahan2314000000000700000.000.000.000.000
Bill Harrington237000000001100200.000.125.000.125
Moe Burtschy218010000000500000.125.125.125.250
Wally Burnette1839220000001900500.051.075.051.126
Jose Santiago95120000000100100.400.400.400.800
George Brunet62000000000200000.000.000.000.000
Art Ceccarelli33000002001200000.000.250.000.250
Glenn Cox37000000000400001.000.000.000.000
Arnie Portocarrero31000000000000000.000.000.000.000
Walt Craddock22000000000000000.000.000.000.000
Carl Duser *23100000000100000.000.000.000.000
Bob Spicer *20000000000000000.000.000.000.000
Bill Bradford10000000000000000.000.000.000.000
TOTALS15452566191325204411120403048072700000.252.315.370.685

* = Switch hitter
# = Bats left-handed

Team Pitching
PlayerGGSWLSVCGSHOIPHERHRBBIBBSOBKHBPBFPWPGFERAWHIP
Jack Crimian54748300129.00129791949259055562165.511.38
Tom Gorman5213910310171.33168732368756127332233.831.38
Bobby Shantz45227910101.3395491237467034251264.351.30
Art Ditmar443412221142254.33254125301086126071101564.421.42
Troy Herriage3116113010103.0013576166465906501276.641.93
Lou Kretlow252049030118.6712170177446100542335.311.64
Jack McMahan2390500061.67693373101302279184.821.62
Bill Harrington2312210037.67402732611410173386.451.75
Moe Burtschy2103100043.33411963041803195293.951.64
Alex Kellner20177405091.6710344153334402399134.321.48
Tommy Lasorda1850410045.33403164532803220776.151.88
Wally Burnette181468041121.3311539133935412507342.891.27
Jose Santiago951200021.6736208170905117118.312.45
George Brunet61000009.00107111050047017.002.33
Art Ceccarelli320100010.0013834120149107.201.70
Glenn Cox330201023.3315112220600101204.241.59
Arnie Portocarrero31010008.0099270200380110.132.00
Walt Craddock22020009.3397110080045206.752.04
Carl Duser22110006.0014602050033009.002.67
Bob Spicer20000002.3365110001130019.293.00
Bill Bradford10000002.00222100009019.001.50
TOTALS154052102183031,370.0013257401124800727000004.861.32

Team Fielding

Catching
PlayerPosGGSINNPOAEDPPBWPSBCS
Tim ThompsonC 6863572.3332838779171621
Joe GinsbergC 5750451.332382833581615
Hal SmithC 3736304.67183223359159
Joe AstrothC 8542.00195010222

 

First Base
PlayerPosGGSINNPOAEDP
Vic Power1B7672630.6767162573
Eddie Robinson1B4741367.6736019943
Harry Simpson1B3229257.0026915432
Rance Pless1B1512115.001377018

Second Base
PlayerPosGGSINNPOAEDP
Jim Finigan2B5239351.33114105735
Clete Boyer2B5134324.3394110631
Vic Power2B4745389.67122138740
Spook Jacobs2B3128236.007871526
Hector Lopez2B8866.00181827
Joe DeMaestri2B202.000000
Mike Baxes2B101.001110
Third Base
PlayerPosGGSINNPOAEDP
Hector Lopez3B1211141,034.331522542623
Jim Finigan3B3229254.00297097
Clete Boyer3B7648.0061403
Rance Pless3B5534.0051302

Shortstop
PlayerPosGGSINNPOAEDP
Joe DeMaestriSS1321251,053.672104072395
Mike BaxesSS6227301.67561121017
Hector LopezSS4215.004702
Left Field
PlayerPosGGSINNPOAEDP
Gus ZernialLF6969525.33112921
Lou SkizasLF5755496.67125930
Bill RennaLF22689.6715110
Enos SlaughterLF1915143.0040000
Johnny GrothLF14241.676101
Vic PowerLF7656.0014000
Dave MeltonLF3012.003000
Elmer ValoLF116.000000

Center Field
PlayerPosGGSINNPOAEDP
Al PilarcikCF6459526.00151841
Johnny GrothCF5644416.00103402
Harry SimpsonCF2322180.0049020
Hector LopezCF2020173.0044320
Jim PisoniCF9974.3325411
Enos SlaughterCF101.000000
Right Field
PlayerPosGGSINNPOAEDP
Harry SimpsonRF9287785.33138352
Enos SlaughterRF3732286.0066120
Lou SkizasRF1817125.3322010
Johnny GrothRF1815140.6725200
Al PilarcikRF3218.004000
Bill RennaRF3115.003000

Pitching
PlayerPosGGSINNPOAEDP
Jack CrimianP 547127.6732211
Tom GormanP 5213171.00112931
Bobby ShantzP 452100.67102022
Art DitmarP 4434253.67203323
Troy HerriageP 3116103.0001130
Lou KretlowP 2520119.6751621
Jack McMahanP 23961.6731001
Bill HarringtonP 23139.673501
Moe BurtschyP 21043.6721502
Alex KellnerP 201791.6711712
Tommy LasordaP 18545.333910
Wally BurnetteP 1814121.0061612
Jose SantiagoP 9521.671501
George BrunetP 619.000300
Art CeccarelliP 3210.000500
Glenn CoxP 3323.330000
Arnie PortocarreroP 318.000100
Walt CraddockP 229.330100
Carl DuserP 226.000200
Bob SpicerP 202.330100
Bill BradfordP 102.000100

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