1956 Kansas City Athletics Statistics

American League (AL)
Team Record: 52-102
Finished 8th in the AL
Attendance: 1,015,154
Manager: Lou Boudreau (52-102)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
1956 Kansas City Athletics Roster
1956 Kansas City Athletics Results

The Kansas City Athletics of the American League ended the 1956 season with a record of 52 wins and 102 losses, finishing eighth in the AL. Lou Boudreau coached the team.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Art Ditmar1222.3534.42443461421254.32541411253010861267051101
Tom Gorman910.4743.83521323103171.316883732368756212733
Alex Kellner74.6364.322017350091.710349441533344201399
Wally Burnette68.4292.8918144410121.311548391339354213507
Jack Crimian48.3335.5154716003129.012987791949259502556
Lou Kretlow49.3085.3125203300118.712175701774461003542
Moe Burtschy31.7503.95210900043.3412219630418302195
Bill Harrington22.5006.45231800137.7402727326114013173
Bobby Shantz27.2224.3545226109101.39551491237467301425
Carl Duser11.5009.002200006.01466020500033
Jose Santiago12.3338.3195100021.736262081709501117
Troy Herriage113.0716.6431167100103.013583761664659602501
George Brunet007.006110009.010871110500047
Bill Bradford009.001010002.022221000009
Bob Spicer0019.292000002.3655110010013
Art Ceccarelli01.0007.2032000010.013138341210149
Arnie Portocarrero01.00010.133110008.0999270200038
Glenn Cox02.0004.2433010023.315111122206002101
Walt Craddock02.0006.752200009.39771100800245
Tom Lasorda04.0006.15185700145.3403831645328307220
Jack McMahan05.0004.82239800061.7694033731013201279
Totals52102.3384.86405154124303181370.3142483174018767944636423386083

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Vic Power127559530771642151463222416.309.340.447.78723751312
Harry Simpson14159754376159221121105234782.293.347.490.837266191158
Hector Lopez151639561911532731869456373.273.347.428.775240133843
Joe DeMaestri13346843441101161639332573.233.277.316.59313783332
Lou Skizas8331729739941131139311517.316.346.485.831144130231
Tim Thompson922882682173132127241723.272.319.347.6669342011
Johnny Groth952802442263133537123031.258.335.398.7329790242
Enos Slaughter912552233762143223102920.278.362.395.7578861111
Gus Zernial10931127236611201644203366.224.315.445.76012154022
Al Pilarcik692722392860101422923032.251.333.351.6858420211
Jim Finigan91290250295472221313028.216.298.284.5827161541
Joe Ginsberg71220195154881112112317.246.323.313.6366170023
Hal Smith3714814215399222411312.275.284.408.6925820030
Eddie Robinson75202172133451212002620.198.308.273.5824772111
Clete Boyer6714312915283114111124.217.284.279.5633621201
Mike Baxes731281069243115011815.226.339.302.6413220401
Rance Pless4896854233109011013.271.354.329.6842851000
Spook Jacobs32115971321300541155.216.321.247.5692440301
Bill Renna3351481213302510310.271.314.458.7722210000
Art Ditmar449891513001401324.143.170.176.3461600400
Jim Pisoni1033304800250028.267.303.467.7701420010
Alex Kellner21363026000200310.200.273.200.473610300
Jack Crimian5530224500000036.227.320.227.547510500
Troy Herriage34292513000100217.120.185.120.305300200
Jose Santiago9651200000001.400.400.400.800200100
Elmer Valo91191200020011.222.273.222.495200010
Bobby Shantz5126222210010024.091.167.136.303310200
Lou Kretlow25413312000000419.061.162.061.223200400
Tom Gorman52443922000200422.051.140.051.191200100
Wally Burnette1845392200000019.051.075.051.126200500
Dave Melton3330100000000.333.333.333.667100000
Moe Burtschy21880100000005.125.125.125.250100000
Joe Astroth814130100000001.077.077.077.154100100
Tom Lasorda1913130100000004.077.077.077.154110000
Bill Harrington231070000000011.000.125.000.125000200
Walt Craddock2220000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Carl Duser2331000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Jack McMahan2314140000000007.000.000.000.000000000
Arnie Portocarrero3110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Glenn Cox3770000000004.000.000.000.000010000
George Brunet6220000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Art Ceccarelli3430000020012.000.250.000.250000000
Bob Spicer2000000000000000000
Bill Bradford1000000000000000000
Totals2065585952566191325204411125844030479725.252.315.370.685194712720673731


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Vic Power1B7672630.767162573.9931.4609.6450000
Eddie Robinson1B4741367.736019943.9779.2778.0640000
Harry Simpson1B3229257.026915432.9869.9468.8750000
Rance Pless1B1512115.013770181.00011.2709.6000000
Vic Power2B4745389.7122138740.9746.0055.5320000
Jim Finigan2B5239351.3114105735.9695.6104.2120000
Clete Boyer2B5134324.394110631.9715.6614.0000000
Spook Jacobs2B3128236.07871526.9685.6824.8060000
Hector Lopez2B8866.0181827.9474.9094.5000000
Joe DeMaestri2B202.00000.000.0000000
Mike Baxes2B101.01110.66718.0002.0000000
Hector Lopez3B1211141034.31522542623.9403.5333.3550000
Jim Finigan3B3229254.0297097.9173.5083.0940000
Clete Boyer3B7648.0614031.0003.7502.8570000
Rance Pless3B5534.0513021.0004.7653.6000000
Tim ThompsonC6863572.33283877.9815.7555.382917162156.8
Joe GinsbergC5750451.32382833.9895.3044.66758161548.4
Hal SmithC3736304.71832233.9866.0565.5415915937.5
Joe AstrothC8542.0195011.0005.1433.000022250.0
Harry SimpsonOF111109965.3188372.9651.7811.7210000
Lou SkizasOF7472622.0148940.9752.2722.1220000
Johnny GrothOF8461598.31408031.0002.2261.7620000
Al PilarcikOF6761544.0154941.9762.6972.4330000
Gus ZernialOF6969525.3111921.9842.0561.7390000
Enos SlaughterOF5647430.0105120.9812.2191.8930000
Hector LopezOF2020173.044320.9592.4452.3500000
Bill RennaOF257104.718110.9501.634.7600000
Jim PisoniOF9974.324411.9663.3903.1110000
Vic PowerOF7656.0140001.0002.2502.0000000
Dave MeltonOF3012.030001.0002.2501.0000000
Elmer ValoOF116.00000.000.0000000
Art DitmarP4434253.7203323.9641.8801.2050000
Tom GormanP5213171.0112931.9302.105.7690000
Jack CrimianP547127.732211.9621.762.4630000
Wally BurnetteP1814121.061612.9571.6361.2220000
Lou KretlowP2520119.751621.9131.579.8400000
Troy HerriageP3116103.001130.786.961.3550000
Bobby ShantzP452100.7102022.9382.682.6670000
Alex KellnerP201791.711712.9471.767.9000000
Jack McMahanP23961.7310011.0001.897.5650000
Tom LasordaP18545.33910.9232.382.6670000
Moe BurtschyP21043.7215021.0003.504.8100000
Bill HarringtonP23139.735011.0001.815.3480000
Glenn CoxP3323.30000.000.0000000
Jose SantiagoP9521.715011.0002.492.6670000
Art CeccarelliP3210.005001.0004.5001.6670000
Walt CraddockP229.301001.000.964.5000000
George BrunetP619.003001.0003.000.5000000
Arnie PortocarreroP318.001001.0001.125.3330000
Carl DuserP226.002001.0003.0001.0000000
Bob SpicerP202.301001.0003.857.5000000
Bill BradfordP102.001001.0004.5001.0000000
Joe DeMaestriSS1321251053.72104072395.9645.2704.6740000
Mike BaxesSS6227301.7561121017.9445.0122.7100000
Hector LopezSS4215.047021.0006.6002.7500000
Totals1826138612333.041111785166493.9734.3033.2291936494749.0




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