1956 Washington Senators Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 59-95
Finished 7th in the AL
Attendance: 446,801, Avg. 6,770
Ballpark: Griffith Stadium II
Manager: Chuck Dressen (59-95)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1956 Washington Senators Statistics
1956 Washington Senators Roster

The Washington Senators of the American League ended the 1956 season with a record of 59 wins and 95 losses, finishing seventh in the AL.

The Senators scored 652 runs and surrendered 924 runs, most in the circuit. Roy Sievers led Washington with 29 home runs, and Jim Lemon walloped 20 or more as well. Jim Lemon recorded 96 runs batted in. Pete Runnels paced hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .310 clip. Chuck Stobbs topped the team with 15 wins and a team-best 3.60 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Chuck Dressen coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 650
Regular Season Runs Against: 922

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 17, 1956 New York Yankees 10 at Washington Senators 4 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
April 18, 1956 New York Yankees 9 at Washington Senators 5 L 0-2 0-0 0-2
April 19, 1956 New York Yankees 3 at Washington Senators 7 W 1-2 0-0 1-2
April 20, 1956 Washington Senators 2 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 1-2 0-1 1-3
April 21, 1956 Washington Senators 8 at Baltimore Orioles 4 W 1-2 1-1 2-3
April 22, 1956 Washington Senators 3 at Baltimore Orioles 7 L 1-2 1-2 2-4
April 22, 1956 Washington Senators 4 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 1-2 2-2 3-4
April 24, 1956 Washington Senators 1 at New York Yankees 4 L 1-2 2-3 3-5
April 25, 1956 Washington Senators 4 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 1-2 3-3 4-5
April 27, 1956 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Washington Senators 8 W 2-2 3-3 5-5
April 28, 1956 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Washington Senators 5 W 3-2 3-3 6-5
April 29, 1956 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Washington Senators 5 W 4-2 3-3 7-5
April 29, 1956 Baltimore Orioles 8 at Washington Senators 6 L 4-3 3-3 7-6
May 1, 1956 Cleveland Indians 3 at Washington Senators 2 L 4-4 3-3 7-7
May 3, 1956 Chicago White Sox 4 at Washington Senators 7 W 5-4 3-3 8-7
May 4, 1956 Chicago White Sox 5 at Washington Senators 2 L 5-5 3-3 8-8
May 5, 1956 Chicago White Sox 2 at Washington Senators 4 W 6-5 3-3 9-8
May 6, 1956 Kansas City Athletics 10 at Washington Senators 7 L 6-6 3-3 9-9
May 6, 1956 Kansas City Athletics 13 at Washington Senators 3 L 6-7 3-3 9-10
May 8, 1956 Detroit Tigers 14 at Washington Senators 6 L 6-8 3-3 9-11
May 9, 1956 Detroit Tigers 7 at Washington Senators 3 L 6-9 3-3 9-12
May 11, 1956 Boston Red Sox 3 at Washington Senators 4 W 7-9 3-3 10-12
May 12, 1956 Boston Red Sox 9 at Washington Senators 12 W 8-9 3-3 11-12
May 13, 1956 Boston Red Sox 5 at Washington Senators 3 L 8-10 3-3 11-13
May 15, 1956 Washington Senators 1 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 8-10 3-4 11-14
May 16, 1956 Washington Senators 1 at Chicago White Sox 3 L 8-10 3-5 11-15
May 18, 1956 Washington Senators 5 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 8-10 4-5 12-15
May 19, 1956 Washington Senators 1 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 8-10 4-6 12-16
May 20, 1956 Washington Senators 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 8-10 4-7 12-17
May 20, 1956 Washington Senators 1 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 8-10 4-8 12-18
May 22, 1956 Washington Senators 1 at Kansas City Athletics 6 L 8-10 4-9 12-19
May 23, 1956 Washington Senators 6 at Kansas City Athletics 7 L 8-10 4-10 12-20
May 25, 1956 Washington Senators 10 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 8-10 5-10 13-20
May 26, 1956 Washington Senators 4 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 8-10 6-10 14-20
May 27, 1956 Washington Senators 11 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 8-10 7-10 15-20
May 27, 1956 Washington Senators 7 at Boston Red Sox 9 L 8-10 7-11 15-21
May 28, 1956 Washington Senators 5 at Baltimore Orioles 6 L 8-10 7-12 15-22
May 29, 1956 Washington Senators 6 at Baltimore Orioles 5 W 8-10 8-12 16-22
May 30, 1956 Washington Senators 3 at New York Yankees 4 L 8-10 8-13 16-23
May 30, 1956 Washington Senators 5 at New York Yankees 12 L 8-10 8-14 16-24
May 31, 1956 Washington Senators 6 at New York Yankees 9 L 8-10 8-15 16-25
June 1, 1956 Cleveland Indians 3 at Washington Senators 5 W 9-10 8-15 17-25
June 2, 1956 Cleveland Indians 15 at Washington Senators 0 L 9-11 8-15 17-26
June 3, 1956 Cleveland Indians 8 at Washington Senators 4 L 9-12 8-15 17-27
June 3, 1956 Cleveland Indians 1 at Washington Senators 7 W 10-12 8-15 18-27
June 4, 1956 Cleveland Indians 7 at Washington Senators 0 L 10-13 8-15 18-28
June 5, 1956 Chicago White Sox 1 at Washington Senators 3 W 11-13 8-15 19-28
June 6, 1956 Chicago White Sox 7 at Washington Senators 12 W 12-13 8-15 20-28
June 7, 1956 Chicago White Sox 7 at Washington Senators 5 L 12-14 8-15 20-29
June 8, 1956 Detroit Tigers 7 at Washington Senators 0 L 12-15 8-15 20-30
June 9, 1956 Detroit Tigers 5 at Washington Senators 3 L 12-16 8-15 20-31
June 10, 1956 Detroit Tigers 5 at Washington Senators 6 W 13-16 8-15 21-31
June 10, 1956 Detroit Tigers 9 at Washington Senators 12 W 14-16 8-15 22-31
June 11, 1956 Kansas City Athletics 6 at Washington Senators 3 L 14-17 8-15 22-32
June 11, 1956 Kansas City Athletics 3 at Washington Senators 4 W 15-17 8-15 23-32
June 12, 1956 Kansas City Athletics 9 at Washington Senators 3 L 15-18 8-15 23-33
June 13, 1956 Kansas City Athletics 13 at Washington Senators 4 L 15-19 8-15 23-34
June 15, 1956 Washington Senators 2 at Chicago White Sox 7 L 15-19 8-16 23-35
June 16, 1956 Washington Senators 0 at Chicago White Sox 7 L 15-19 8-17 23-36
June 17, 1956 Washington Senators 10 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 15-19 9-17 24-36
June 17, 1956 Washington Senators 2 at Chicago White Sox 20 L 15-19 9-18 24-37
June 18, 1956 Washington Senators 3 at Kansas City Athletics 4 L 15-19 9-19 24-38
June 19, 1956 Washington Senators 10 at Kansas City Athletics 5 W 15-19 10-19 25-38
June 20, 1956 Washington Senators 5 at Kansas City Athletics 4 W 15-19 11-19 26-38
June 21, 1956 Washington Senators 6 at Kansas City Athletics 15 L 15-19 11-20 26-39
June 22, 1956 Washington Senators 0 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 15-19 11-21 26-40
June 23, 1956 Washington Senators 8 at Cleveland Indians 9 L 15-19 11-22 26-41
June 24, 1956 Washington Senators 2 at Cleveland Indians 7 L 15-19 11-23 26-42
June 25, 1956 Washington Senators 5 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 15-19 12-23 27-42
June 27, 1956 Washington Senators 3 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 15-19 13-23 28-42
June 29, 1956 Washington Senators 1 at New York Yankees 3 L 15-19 13-24 28-43
June 30, 1956 Washington Senators 5 at New York Yankees 1 W 15-19 14-24 29-43
July 1, 1956 Washington Senators 2 at New York Yankees 3 L 15-19 14-25 29-44
July 1, 1956 Washington Senators 6 at New York Yankees 8 L 15-19 14-26 29-45
July 2, 1956 Boston Red Sox 3 at Washington Senators 2 L 15-20 14-26 29-46
July 3, 1956 Boston Red Sox 5 at Washington Senators 6 W 16-20 14-26 30-46
July 4, 1956 Baltimore Orioles 7 at Washington Senators 4 L 16-21 14-26 30-47
July 4, 1956 Baltimore Orioles 8 at Washington Senators 10 W 17-21 14-26 31-47
July 6, 1956 New York Yankees 8 at Washington Senators 4 L 17-22 14-26 31-48
July 7, 1956 New York Yankees 8 at Washington Senators 3 L 17-23 14-26 31-49
July 8, 1956 New York Yankees 8 at Washington Senators 2 L 17-24 14-26 31-50
July 12, 1956 Detroit Tigers 4 at Washington Senators 2 L 17-25 14-26 31-51
July 13, 1956 Detroit Tigers 11 at Washington Senators 12 W 18-25 14-26 32-51
July 14, 1956 Detroit Tigers 6 at Washington Senators 5 L 18-26 14-26 32-52
July 15, 1956 Kansas City Athletics 8 at Washington Senators 0 L 18-27 14-26 32-53
July 15, 1956 Kansas City Athletics 3 at Washington Senators 7 W 19-27 14-26 33-53
July 18, 1956 Cleveland Indians 11 at Washington Senators 1 L 19-28 14-26 33-54
July 18, 1956 Cleveland Indians 5 at Washington Senators 7 W 20-28 14-26 34-54
July 19, 1956 Cleveland Indians 4 at Washington Senators 5 W 21-28 14-26 35-54
July 21, 1956 Chicago White Sox 5 at Washington Senators 6 W 22-28 14-26 36-54
July 22, 1956 Chicago White Sox 6 at Washington Senators 1 L 22-29 14-26 36-55
July 24, 1956 Washington Senators 0 at Cleveland Indians 11 L 22-29 14-27 36-56
July 25, 1956 Washington Senators 3 at Cleveland Indians 11 L 22-29 14-28 36-57
July 26, 1956 Washington Senators 0 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 22-29 14-29 36-58
July 27, 1956 Washington Senators 4 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 22-29 14-30 36-59
July 28, 1956 Washington Senators 6 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 22-29 15-30 37-59
July 29, 1956 Washington Senators 4 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 22-29 16-30 38-59
July 29, 1956 Washington Senators 0 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 22-29 16-31 38-60
July 31, 1956 Washington Senators 4 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 22-29 17-31 39-60
August 1, 1956 Washington Senators 6 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 22-29 18-31 40-60
August 2, 1956 Washington Senators 4 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 22-29 18-32 40-61
August 3, 1956 Washington Senators 2 at Kansas City Athletics 1 W 22-29 19-32 41-61
August 4, 1956 Washington Senators 5 at Kansas City Athletics 4 W 22-29 20-32 42-61
August 5, 1956 Washington Senators 10 at Kansas City Athletics 4 W 22-29 21-32 43-61
August 8, 1956 New York Yankees 12 at Washington Senators 2 L 22-30 21-32 43-62
August 9, 1956 New York Yankees 15 at Washington Senators 7 L 22-31 21-32 43-63
August 10, 1956 Boston Red Sox 3 at Washington Senators 2 L 22-32 21-32 43-64
August 11, 1956 Boston Red Sox 1 at Washington Senators 6 W 23-32 21-32 44-64
August 12, 1956 Boston Red Sox 2 at Washington Senators 8 W 24-32 21-32 45-64
August 14, 1956 Washington Senators 0 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 24-32 21-33 45-65
August 15, 1956 Washington Senators 2 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 24-32 21-34 45-66
August 17, 1956 Washington Senators 6 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 24-32 22-34 46-66
August 18, 1956 Washington Senators 9 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 24-32 23-34 47-66
August 19, 1956 Washington Senators 7 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 24-32 24-34 48-66
August 19, 1956 Washington Senators 11 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 24-32 25-34 49-66
August 21, 1956 Detroit Tigers 8 at Washington Senators 3 L 24-33 25-34 49-67
August 22, 1956 Detroit Tigers 9 at Washington Senators 5 L 24-34 25-34 49-68
August 23, 1956 Kansas City Athletics 3 at Washington Senators 5 W 25-34 25-34 50-68
August 24, 1956 Kansas City Athletics 8 at Washington Senators 4 L 25-35 25-34 50-69
August 25, 1956 Kansas City Athletics 4 at Washington Senators 8 W 26-35 25-34 51-69
August 26, 1956 Cleveland Indians 4 at Washington Senators 1 L 26-36 25-34 51-70
August 27, 1956 Cleveland Indians 5 at Washington Senators 2 L 26-37 25-34 51-71
August 28, 1956 Chicago White Sox 5 at Washington Senators 3 L 26-38 25-34 51-72
August 28, 1956 Chicago White Sox 2 at Washington Senators 6 W 27-38 25-34 52-72
August 29, 1956 Chicago White Sox 9 at Washington Senators 7 L 27-39 25-34 52-73
August 31, 1956 New York Yankees 6 at Washington Senators 4 L 27-40 25-34 52-74
September 1, 1956 New York Yankees 3 at Washington Senators 4 W 28-40 25-34 53-74
September 2, 1956 New York Yankees 3 at Washington Senators 4 W 29-40 25-34 54-74
September 3, 1956 Boston Red Sox 7 at Washington Senators 5 L 29-41 25-34 54-75
September 3, 1956 Boston Red Sox 16 at Washington Senators 0 L 29-42 25-34 54-76
September 4, 1956 Boston Red Sox 7 at Washington Senators 6 L 29-43 25-34 54-77
September 5, 1956 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Washington Senators 2 W 30-43 25-34 55-77
September 6, 1956 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Washington Senators 7 W 31-43 25-34 56-77
September 7, 1956 Washington Senators 6 at New York Yankees 5 W 31-43 26-34 57-77
September 8, 1956 Washington Senators 2 at New York Yankees 16 L 31-43 26-35 57-78
September 9, 1956 Washington Senators 1 at New York Yankees 2 L 31-43 26-36 57-79
September 11, 1956 Washington Senators 0 at Detroit Tigers 12 L 31-43 26-37 57-80
September 12, 1956 Washington Senators 2 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 31-43 26-38 57-81
September 13, 1956 Washington Senators 2 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 31-43 26-39 57-82
September 14, 1956 Washington Senators 4 at Kansas City Athletics 1 W 31-43 27-39 58-82
September 15, 1956 Washington Senators 5 at Kansas City Athletics 10 L 31-43 27-40 58-83
September 16, 1956 Washington Senators 5 at Chicago White Sox 7 L 31-43 27-41 58-84
September 16, 1956 Washington Senators 2 at Chicago White Sox 7 L 31-43 27-42 58-85
September 18, 1956 Washington Senators 0 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 31-43 27-43 58-86
September 18, 1956 Washington Senators 0 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 31-43 27-44 58-87
September 19, 1956 Washington Senators 0 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 31-43 27-45 58-88
September 21, 1956 Washington Senators 3 at Baltimore Orioles 7 L 31-43 27-46 58-89
September 22, 1956 Washington Senators 6 at Baltimore Orioles 8 L 31-43 27-47 58-90
September 23, 1956 Washington Senators 0 at Baltimore Orioles 6 L 31-43 27-48 58-91
September 25, 1956 Washington Senators 4 at Boston Red Sox 10 L 31-43 27-49 58-92
September 26, 1956 Washington Senators 4 at Boston Red Sox 8 L 31-43 27-50 58-93
September 29, 1956 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Washington Senators 7 W 32-43 27-50 59-93
September 30, 1956 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Washington Senators 2 L 32-44 27-50 59-94
September 30, 1956 Baltimore Orioles 6 at Washington Senators 3 L 32-45 27-50 59-95