1956 New York Giants Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 67-87
Finished 6th in the NL
Attendance: 635,516, Avg. 9,930
Ballpark: Polo Grounds IV
Manager: Bill Rigney (67-87)
Location: New York, New York
1956 New York Giants Statistics
1956 New York Giants Roster

The New York Giants of the National League ended the 1956 season with a record of 67 wins and 87 losses, finishing sixth in the NL.

The Giants scored 540 runs, worst in the league, and allowed 650 runs. Willie Mays walloped 36 home runs for New York, and Bill White added 20 or more, too. Willie Mays drove in 84 runs and topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .296. Johnny Antonelli led the squad with 20 wins and a team-best 2.86 earned run average, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Bill Rigney coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 537
Regular Season Runs Against: 646

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 17, 1956 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at New York Giants 4 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 18, 1956 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at New York Giants 5 W 2-0 0-0 2-0
April 19, 1956 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at New York Giants 2 L 2-1 0-0 2-1
April 20, 1956 New York Giants 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 2 L 2-1 0-1 2-2
April 22, 1956 New York Giants 9 at Philadelphia Phillies 7 W 2-1 1-1 3-2
April 22, 1956 New York Giants 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 L 2-1 1-2 3-3
April 25, 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers 7 at New York Giants 2 L 2-2 1-2 3-4
April 27, 1956 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at New York Giants 5 W 3-2 1-2 4-4
April 28, 1956 Philadelphia Phillies 6 at New York Giants 2 L 3-3 1-2 4-5
April 29, 1956 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at New York Giants 8 W 4-3 1-2 5-5
April 29, 1956 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at New York Giants 4 L 4-4 1-2 5-6
May 1, 1956 New York Giants 2 at Chicago Cubs 1 W 4-4 2-2 6-6
May 2, 1956 New York Giants 6 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 4-4 3-2 7-6
May 4, 1956 New York Giants 2 at Milwaukee Braves 3 L 4-4 3-3 7-7
May 6, 1956 New York Giants 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 4-4 3-4 7-8
May 6, 1956 New York Giants 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 4-4 4-4 8-8
May 7, 1956 New York Giants 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 L 4-4 4-5 8-9
May 8, 1956 New York Giants 5 at Cincinnati Redlegs 4 W 4-4 5-5 9-9
May 9, 1956 New York Giants 5 at Cincinnati Redlegs 6 L 4-4 5-6 9-10
May 11, 1956 New York Giants 4 at Brooklyn Dodgers 8 L 4-4 5-7 9-11
May 12, 1956 New York Giants 0 at Brooklyn Dodgers 3 L 4-4 5-8 9-12
May 13, 1956 New York Giants 4 at Brooklyn Dodgers 6 L 4-4 5-9 9-13
May 15, 1956 Chicago Cubs 4 at New York Giants 6 W 5-4 5-9 10-13
May 16, 1956 Chicago Cubs 3 at New York Giants 9 W 6-4 5-9 11-13
May 17, 1956 Milwaukee Braves 7 at New York Giants 3 L 6-5 5-9 11-14
May 19, 1956 Milwaukee Braves 3 at New York Giants 2 L 6-6 5-9 11-15
May 20, 1956 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at New York Giants 2 W 7-6 5-9 12-15
May 20, 1956 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at New York Giants 5 W 8-6 5-9 13-15
May 21, 1956 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at New York Giants 1 L 8-7 5-9 13-16
May 22, 1956 Cincinnati Redlegs 6 at New York Giants 3 L 8-8 5-9 13-17
May 25, 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers 5 at New York Giants 6 W 9-8 5-9 14-17
May 26, 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers 6 at New York Giants 0 L 9-9 5-9 14-18
May 28, 1956 New York Giants 2 at Philadelphia Phillies 5 L 9-9 5-10 14-19
May 30, 1956 New York Giants 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 9-9 5-11 14-20
May 30, 1956 New York Giants 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 9-9 6-11 15-20
May 31, 1956 New York Giants 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 L 9-9 6-12 15-21
June 1, 1956 New York Giants 3 at Cincinnati Redlegs 2 W 9-9 7-12 16-21
June 2, 1956 New York Giants 2 at Cincinnati Redlegs 5 L 9-9 7-13 16-22
June 3, 1956 New York Giants 3 at Cincinnati Redlegs 7 L 9-9 7-14 16-23
June 3, 1956 New York Giants 4 at Cincinnati Redlegs 3 W 9-9 8-14 17-23
June 4, 1956 New York Giants 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 11 L 9-9 8-15 17-24
June 5, 1956 New York Giants 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 9-9 8-16 17-25
June 6, 1956 New York Giants 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 9-9 8-17 17-26
June 8, 1956 New York Giants 7 at Milwaukee Braves 2 W 9-9 9-17 18-26
June 9, 1956 New York Giants 0 at Milwaukee Braves 4 L 9-9 9-18 18-27
June 10, 1956 New York Giants 5 at Milwaukee Braves 3 W 9-9 10-18 19-27
June 12, 1956 New York Giants 5 at Chicago Cubs 8 L 9-9 10-19 19-28
June 13, 1956 New York Giants 5 at Chicago Cubs 6 L 9-9 10-20 19-29
June 14, 1956 New York Giants 2 at Milwaukee Braves 5 L 9-9 10-21 19-30
June 15, 1956 Cincinnati Redlegs 3 at New York Giants 4 W 10-9 10-21 20-30
June 16, 1956 Cincinnati Redlegs 3 at New York Giants 1 L 10-10 10-21 20-31
June 17, 1956 Cincinnati Redlegs 6 at New York Giants 7 W 11-10 10-21 21-31
June 17, 1956 Cincinnati Redlegs 1 at New York Giants 0 L 11-11 10-21 21-32
June 19, 1956 Chicago Cubs 0 at New York Giants 2 W 12-11 10-21 22-32
June 20, 1956 Chicago Cubs 1 at New York Giants 4 W 13-11 10-21 23-32
June 22, 1956 Milwaukee Braves 3 at New York Giants 1 L 13-12 10-21 23-33
June 23, 1956 Milwaukee Braves 2 at New York Giants 1 L 13-13 10-21 23-34
June 24, 1956 Milwaukee Braves 6 at New York Giants 2 L 13-14 10-21 23-35
June 24, 1956 Milwaukee Braves 7 at New York Giants 1 L 13-15 10-21 23-36
June 26, 1956 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at New York Giants 3 W 14-15 10-21 24-36
June 27, 1956 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at New York Giants 0 L 14-16 10-21 24-37
June 28, 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers 3 at New York Giants 6 W 15-16 10-21 25-37
June 29, 1956 New York Giants 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 L 15-16 10-22 25-38
June 30, 1956 New York Giants 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 15-16 11-22 26-38
July 1, 1956 New York Giants 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 15-16 12-22 27-38
July 1, 1956 New York Giants 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 15-16 13-22 28-38
July 2, 1956 New York Giants 5 at Brooklyn Dodgers 2 W 15-16 14-22 29-38
July 4, 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers 15 at New York Giants 2 L 15-17 14-22 29-39
July 4, 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers 6 at New York Giants 1 L 15-18 14-22 29-40
July 7, 1956 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at New York Giants 3 W 16-18 14-22 30-40
July 8, 1956 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at New York Giants 11 W 17-18 14-22 31-40
July 8, 1956 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at New York Giants 2 L 17-19 14-22 31-41
July 12, 1956 New York Giants 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 17-19 14-23 31-42
July 13, 1956 New York Giants 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 L 17-19 14-24 31-43
July 14, 1956 New York Giants 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 17-19 14-25 31-44
July 15, 1956 New York Giants 3 at Cincinnati Redlegs 4 L 17-19 14-26 31-45
July 16, 1956 New York Giants 4 at Cincinnati Redlegs 10 L 17-19 14-27 31-46
July 17, 1956 New York Giants 8 at Milwaukee Braves 6 W 17-19 15-27 32-46
July 18, 1956 New York Giants 3 at Milwaukee Braves 7 L 17-19 15-28 32-47
July 19, 1956 New York Giants 3 at Milwaukee Braves 13 L 17-19 15-29 32-48
July 20, 1956 New York Giants 4 at Chicago Cubs 7 L 17-19 15-30 32-49
July 22, 1956 New York Giants 1 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 17-19 15-31 32-50
July 22, 1956 New York Giants 1 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 17-19 15-32 32-51
July 24, 1956 Milwaukee Braves 4 at New York Giants 3 L 17-20 15-32 32-52
July 25, 1956 Milwaukee Braves 7 at New York Giants 4 L 17-21 15-32 32-53
July 26, 1956 Milwaukee Braves 11 at New York Giants 0 L 17-22 15-32 32-54
July 27, 1956 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at New York Giants 6 W 18-22 15-32 33-54
July 28, 1956 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at New York Giants 2 L 18-23 15-32 33-55
July 29, 1956 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at New York Giants 2 L 18-24 15-32 33-56
July 31, 1956 Cincinnati Redlegs 1 at New York Giants 5 W 19-24 15-32 34-56
July 31, 1956 Cincinnati Redlegs 7 at New York Giants 3 L 19-25 15-32 34-57
August 1, 1956 Cincinnati Redlegs 1 at New York Giants 3 W 20-25 15-32 35-57
August 2, 1956 Cincinnati Redlegs 10 at New York Giants 2 L 20-26 15-32 35-58
August 3, 1956 Chicago Cubs 1 at New York Giants 7 W 21-26 15-32 36-58
August 3, 1956 Chicago Cubs 2 at New York Giants 0 L 21-27 15-32 36-59
August 4, 1956 Chicago Cubs 2 at New York Giants 3 W 22-27 15-32 37-59
August 7, 1956 Philadelphia Phillies 4 at New York Giants 3 L 22-28 15-32 37-60
August 7, 1956 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at New York Giants 1 L 22-29 15-32 37-61
August 8, 1956 Philadelphia Phillies 8 at New York Giants 3 L 22-30 15-32 37-62
August 9, 1956 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at New York Giants 5 W 23-30 15-32 38-62
August 10, 1956 New York Giants 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 L 23-30 15-33 38-63
August 11, 1956 New York Giants 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 23-30 16-33 39-63
August 12, 1956 New York Giants 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 L 23-30 16-34 39-64
August 12, 1956 New York Giants 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 11 L 23-30 16-35 39-65
August 14, 1956 New York Giants 3 at Brooklyn Dodgers 1 W 23-30 17-35 40-65
August 15, 1956 New York Giants 1 at Brooklyn Dodgers 0 W 23-30 18-35 41-65
August 16, 1956 New York Giants 9 at Brooklyn Dodgers 10 L 23-30 18-36 41-66
August 17, 1956 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at New York Giants 5 W 24-30 18-36 42-66
August 18, 1956 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at New York Giants 1 L 24-31 18-36 42-67
August 19, 1956 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at New York Giants 7 W 25-31 18-36 43-67
August 19, 1956 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at New York Giants 3 W 26-31 18-36 44-67
August 21, 1956 New York Giants 3 at Milwaukee Braves 5 L 26-31 18-37 44-68
August 21, 1956 New York Giants 2 at Milwaukee Braves 6 L 26-31 18-38 44-69
August 22, 1956 New York Giants 2 at Milwaukee Braves 1 W 26-31 19-38 45-69
August 23, 1956 New York Giants 2 at Chicago Cubs 1 W 26-31 20-38 46-69
August 23, 1956 New York Giants 8 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 26-31 21-38 47-69
August 24, 1956 New York Giants 5 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 26-31 22-38 48-69
August 25, 1956 New York Giants 6 at Chicago Cubs 0 W 26-31 23-38 49-69
August 26, 1956 New York Giants 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 26-31 23-39 49-70
August 26, 1956 New York Giants 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 W 26-31 24-39 50-70
August 28, 1956 New York Giants 1 at Cincinnati Redlegs 11 L 26-31 24-40 50-71
August 29, 1956 New York Giants 3 at Cincinnati Redlegs 4 L 26-31 24-41 50-72
August 31, 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers 7 at New York Giants 3 L 26-32 24-41 50-73
September 1, 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers 5 at New York Giants 3 L 26-33 24-41 50-74
September 1, 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers 5 at New York Giants 0 L 26-34 24-41 50-75
September 2, 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers 1 at New York Giants 2 W 27-34 24-41 51-75
September 2, 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers 1 at New York Giants 4 W 28-34 24-41 52-75
September 3, 1956 New York Giants 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 5 L 28-34 24-42 52-76
September 3, 1956 New York Giants 2 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 28-34 25-42 53-76
September 4, 1956 New York Giants 7 at Philadelphia Phillies 2 W 28-34 26-42 54-76
September 5, 1956 New York Giants 5 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 W 28-34 27-42 55-76
September 7, 1956 New York Giants 1 at Brooklyn Dodgers 3 L 28-34 27-43 55-77
September 7, 1956 New York Giants 6 at Brooklyn Dodgers 2 W 28-34 28-43 56-77
September 8, 1956 New York Giants 3 at Brooklyn Dodgers 4 L 28-34 28-44 56-78
September 9, 1956 New York Giants 1 at Brooklyn Dodgers 6 L 28-34 28-45 56-79
September 11, 1956 Cincinnati Redlegs 11 at New York Giants 5 L 28-35 28-45 56-80
September 12, 1956 Cincinnati Redlegs 0 at New York Giants 8 W 29-35 28-45 57-80
September 13, 1956 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at New York Giants 0 L 29-36 28-45 57-81
September 14, 1956 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at New York Giants 3 W 30-36 28-45 58-81
September 15, 1956 St. Louis Cardinals 9 at New York Giants 4 L 30-37 28-45 58-82
September 17, 1956 Milwaukee Braves 2 at New York Giants 7 W 31-37 28-45 59-82
September 17, 1956 Milwaukee Braves 4 at New York Giants 1 L 31-38 28-45 59-83
September 18, 1956 Chicago Cubs 2 at New York Giants 8 W 32-38 28-45 60-83
September 18, 1956 Chicago Cubs 4 at New York Giants 2 L 32-39 28-45 60-84
September 19, 1956 Chicago Cubs 2 at New York Giants 7 W 33-39 28-45 61-84
September 19, 1956 Chicago Cubs 2 at New York Giants 3 W 34-39 28-45 62-84
September 21, 1956 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at New York Giants 7 W 35-39 28-45 63-84
September 22, 1956 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at New York Giants 2 W 36-39 28-45 64-84
September 23, 1956 Philadelphia Phillies 6 at New York Giants 2 L 36-40 28-45 64-85
September 25, 1956 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at New York Giants 10 W 37-40 28-45 65-85
September 29, 1956 New York Giants 2 at Philadelphia Phillies 0 W 37-40 29-45 66-85
September 30, 1956 New York Giants 2 at Philadelphia Phillies 5 L 37-40 29-46 66-86
September 30, 1956 New York Giants 8 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 37-40 30-46 67-86