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1956 New York Giants (MLB) season

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1956 New York Giants (MLB) season

1956 New York Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
Manager(s) Bill Rigney
Local television WPIX
(Russ Hodges, Bob DeLaney)
Local radio WMCA
(Russ Hodges, Bob DeLaney)
Previous season     Next season

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

Opening Day lineup

Notable transactions

Roster

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 Castleman, FosterFoster Castleman 124 385 87 .226 14 45
LF Brandt, JackieJackie Brandt 98 351 105 .299 11 47
CF Mays, WillieWillie Mays 152 578 171 .296 36 84

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
Rhodes, DustyDusty Rhodes 111 244 53 .217 8 33
Dark, AlvinAlvin Dark 48 206 52 .252 2 17
Lockman, WhiteyWhitey Lockman 48 169 46 .272 1 10
Katt, RayRay Katt 37 101 23 .228 7 14
Virgil, OzzieOzzie Virgil 3 12 5 .417 0 2

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
Antonelli, JohnnyJohnny Antonelli 41 258.2 20 13 2.86 145
Gómez, RubénRubén Gómez 40 196.1 7 17 4.58 76

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
Hearn, JimJim Hearn 30 129.1 5 11 3.97 66
Liddle, DonDon Liddle 11 41.1 1 2 3.92 21
Monzant, RamónRamón Monzant 4 13 1 0 4.15 11

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
Wilhelm, HoytHoyt Wilhelm 64 4 9 8 3.83 71
Grissom, MarvMarv Grissom 43 1 1 7 1.56 49
Littlefield, DickDick Littlefield 31 4 4 2 4.08 65
Constable, JimJim Constable 3 0 0 0 14.54 1

Awards and honors

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Minneapolis Millers American Association Eddie Stanky
AA Dallas Eagles Texas League Red Davis
A Johnstown Johnnies Eastern League Andy Gilbert and Frank Genovese
A Albuquerque Dukes Western League Bob Swift
B Danville Leafs Carolina League Salty Parker
C Lake Charles Giants Evangeline League Mike McCormick
C St. Cloud Rox Northern League Charlie Fox
D Cocoa Indians Florida State League Buddy Kerr
D Sandersville Giants Georgia State League Pete Pavlick
D Michigan City White Caps Midwest League Al Shinn
D Hastings Giants Nebraska State League Junior Thompson
D Muskogee Giants Sooner State League Richie Klaus
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Cocoa[4]

Notes

  1. ^ Roger McCardell page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Ernie Broglio page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Ray Katt page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ 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

  • 1956 New York Giants team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1956 New York Giants team page at Baseball Almanac
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