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1956 Milwaukee Braves Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 92-62
Finished 2nd in the NL
Attendance: 2,052,219, Avg. 30,180
Ballpark: County Stadium
Manager: Charlie Grimm (24-22)
Manager: Fred Haney (68-40)
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1956 Milwaukee Braves Roster
1956 Milwaukee Braves Results

The Milwaukee Braves of the National League ended the 1956 season with a record of 92 wins and 62 losses, finishing second in the NL.

The Braves gave up 569 runs, the lowest total in the circuit. Milwaukee tallied 709 runs. Joe Adcock walloped 38 home runs for the team, while Johnny Logan, Eddie Mathews, Hank Aaron, Bobby Thomson and Del Crandall each added 20 or more, too. Joe Adcock drove in 103 runs. Hank Aaron led hitters with significant playing time by hitting .328. Warren Spahn topped the squad with 20 wins, and Bob Buhl and Lew Burdette also contributed 15 or more victories also Lew Burdette recorded a 2.70 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Charlie Grimm and Fred Haney 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
Warren Spahn2011.6452.78393532033281.324992872552121283071113
Lew Burdette1910.6552.70393521661256.32349277225271103021035
Bob Buhl188.6923.32383301320216.7190968018105786213924
Ray Crone1110.5243.8735217602169.717392731944373113716
Gene Conley89.4713.1331199513158.3169745513521068203681
Taylor Phillips53.6252.26236630287.7692522633836700357
Ernie Johnson43.5713.713602300651.0542121921226101224
Bob Trowbridge32.6002.66194810050.7381515434240203220
Lou Sleater22.5003.152511100245.7422216627932000209
Dave Jolly23.4003.742901800745.7392119735420002209
Phil Paine001000000.032000000003
Humberto Robinson000.001000002.010002000009
Red Murff004.44141400124.325141237018000103
Chet Nichols01.0006.752000004.0933131200020
Totals9262.5973.10332155916412271393.3129556948013346765639212245823

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
Hank Aaron15366060910620034142692243754.328.365.558.923340212576
Johnny Logan148631545691532751546304649.281.340.431.7712351353142
Eddie Mathews1516515521031502123795609186.272.373.518.892286413417
Bill Bruton147578525731432315856862663.272.304.419.7232207118811
Joe Adcock1375004547613223138103103286.291.337.597.9342711111126
Danny O'Connell13959849871119179242337642.239.342.321.663160641640
Bobby Thomson142505451591061042074244375.235.302.408.71018492544
Del Crandall11235831137741421648123530.238.313.450.763140516515
Frank Torre11117515917416001610114.258.304.296.6004750412
Del Rice71208188154091317001834.213.282.319.6016050207
Wes Covington75157138173940216101620.283.361.355.7164921203
Jack Dittmer4411210282540160088.245.300.314.6143200200
Andy Pafko451049315245029001013.258.330.376.7063500100
Warren Spahn391111058223031010432.210.239.324.5623430200
Lew Burdette4510286916100800216.186.209.198.40617111120
Felix Mantilla35565391511030118.283.309.340.6491811100
Chuck Tanner6073636152014001010.238.342.317.6602030002
Gene Conley3154451710040013.156.174.178.352810800
Bob Buhl38807317200300134.096.108.123.231900600
Ray Crone35624946100200818.122.246.143.388710500
Lou Sleater2511101500020013.500.545.5001.045500000
Toby Atwell1534302510270041.167.265.400.6651200001
Earl Hersh713130330000005.231.231.462.692600000
Bob Roselli4221100110001.500.5002.0002.500400000
Ernie Johnson36540100010000.250.200.250.450100010
Red Murff14550100000000.200.200.200.400100000
Taylor Phillips23242100000000211.000.087.000.087000100
Jim Pendleton1412110000000013.000.083.000.083010000
Chet Nichols2110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Dave Jolly29640000020012.000.200.000.200000100
Bob Trowbridge19971000000013.000.125.000.125000100
Humberto Robinson1000000000000000000
Phil Paine1000000000000000000
Totals1948589752077091350212541776672920486714.259.323.423.745220199201424276


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Joe Adcock1B1291291004.31086756109.9951.4049.0000000
Frank Torre1B8926388.039042334.9931.0214.8540000
Jim Pendleton1B101.020001.00018.0002.0000000
Danny O'Connell2B1381321142.02953811098.9855.3274.8990000
Jack Dittmer2B4223248.36478315.9795.1463.3810000
Jim Pendleton2B103.001001.0003.0001.0000000
Eddie Mathews3B1501491321.01332872522.9442.8612.8000000
Bobby Thomson3B3327.051030.8335.0005.0000000
Danny O'Connell3B4125.03210.8331.8001.2500000
Felix Mantilla3B3219.02410.8572.8422.0000000
Jim Pendleton3B201.30000.000.0000000
Del CrandallC10987819.74484429.9965.4024.514369743.8
Del RiceC6559497.02712152.9835.2884.492074233.3
Toby AtwellC10969.7324011.0004.6513.600111480.0
Bob RoselliC307.081011.00011.5713.0001001100.0
Hank AaronOF1521521349.331617134.9622.2212.1910000
Bill BrutonOF1451381246.339110131.9692.8962.7660000
Bobby ThomsonOF1361151059.3257770.9742.2431.9410000
Wes CovingtonOF3533255.344211.9791.6211.3140000
Andy PafkoOF3721206.743210.9781.9601.2160000
Chuck TannerOF8444.04010.800.818.5000000
Earl HershOF2219.00010.000.000.0000000
Warren SpahnP3935281.3164117.9831.8231.4620000
Lew BurdetteP3935256.3194814.9852.3521.7180000
Bob BuhlP3833216.7193512.9822.2431.4210000
Ray CroneP3521169.7152312.9742.0161.0860000
Gene ConleyP3119158.382523.9431.8761.0650000
Taylor PhillipsP23687.7923021.0003.2851.3910000
Ernie JohnsonP36051.041010.9332.471.3890000
Bob TrowbridgeP19450.701111.9171.954.5790000
Lou SleaterP25145.7411001.0002.956.6000000
Dave JollyP29045.70511.833.985.1720000
Red MurffP14124.34410.8892.959.5710000
Chet NicholsP204.002001.0004.5001.0000000
Humberto RobinsonP102.011001.0009.0002.0000000
Phil PaineP100.00000.0000000
Johnny LoganSS1481471299.72664672494.9685.0764.9530000
Felix MantillaSS15887.71941081.0006.1604.0000000
Jim PendletonSS305.012001.0005.4001.0000000
Danny O'ConnellSS101.011011.00018.0002.0000000
Totals1763139512540.041801738130422.9794.2473.357514141450.0




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