1956 Pittsburgh Pirates Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 66-88
Finished 7th in the NL
Manager: Bobby Bragan (66-88)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1956 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster
1956 Pittsburgh Pirates Results

The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League ended the 1956 season with a record of 66 wins and 88 losses, finishing seventh in the NL. Bobby Bragan 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
Bob Friend1717.5003.46494271943314.33101371212585181662051315
Ron Kline1418.4383.3844392922264.0263110992681812550101102
Roy Face1213.4803.5268334006135.3131575316421596101569
Vern Law816.3334.3239326602195.72181109424491060608851
Nellie King41.8003.153802100560.0542421819525112246
Luis Arroyo33.5004.71182410028.7361715512117000134
Red Munger34.4294.0435136002107.01265648841645003475
Fred Waters22.5002.82235610051.0481816330114101224
Johnny O'Brien101.0002.8480400019.0866290920173
Laurin Pepper11.5003.00117200030.0301710125112000143
Cholly Naranjo12.3334.46173700034.3372217717126101155
Lino Donoso000.003010001.720001010009
Eddie O'Brien000.001010002.010000001007
Bob Garber002.252010004.0311131300018
Bob Purkey002.252010004.0211100100014
Dick Littlefield004.2662000012.714862601000255
Max Surkont004.501000002.0211030100011
Jack McMahan006.08110300013.31899190900164
Red Swanson0010.0390100011.7211313181500163
Howie Pollet04.0003.09190800323.3181083811000196
Dick Hall07.0004.76199510162.3643633821327000267
Totals6688.4293.74423157120376241376.3140665357214246972662201375891

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
Bill Virdon133547509671702110837663363.334.374.462.836235121227
Roberto Clemente14757254366169307760661358.311.330.431.761234144842
Frank Thomas157637588691662432580053661.282.326.461.787271225265
Dick Groat14257552040142193037033525.273.317.321.6381671401733
Dale Long148582517641362072791105485.263.326.485.81225110001111
Lee Walls1435374747213020111154355083.274.345.432.777205112920
Bill Mazeroski81277255306281314001824.243.293.318.6118140401
Jack Shepard1002902562462112730112537.242.309.383.6919880815
Hank Foiles792452222447102725011756.212.266.369.6358250424
Bob Skinner113262233294783529112650.202.282.326.6097661021
Gene Freese65230207174390314211645.208.273.295.5686103313
Dick Cole7211099721210900119.212.291.253.5432550000
Danny Kravitz327468618222101159.265.311.441.7523020011
Johnny O'Brien73114104131810030057.173.209.183.3921920410
Bob Friend4910997716201800119.165.173.216.39021101100
Eddie O'Brien635853171420031122.264.291.302.5931600300
Curt Roberts316862611520410512.177.239.323.5612010100
Dick Hall33342951000010057.345.441.345.7861010000
Preston Ward163730310011110064.333.432.500.9321500010
Vern Law396557310101800416.175.226.246.4711410310
Ron Kline448979210000310426.127.167.127.2931000510
Spook Jacobs1141374620010225.162.225.216.441801100
Roy Face6927262500010005.192.192.192.385500100
Bobby Del Greco1424204400230033.200.304.500.8041010100
Jerry Lynch1920191301000014.158.200.263.463500000
Red Munger35332823100200211.107.194.143.336401200
Luis Arroyo18640200010000.500.500.5001.000200200
Toby Atwell1220180200030015.111.158.111.269220100
Cholly Naranjo17871110010002.143.125.286.411200010
Fred Waters2320201101030005.050.050.150.200300000
John Powers1122210100000014.048.091.048.139120000
Howie Pollet19311000000010.000.500.000.500000100
Laurin Pepper11761000000014.000.143.000.143000000
Nellie King38860000000002.000.000.000.000000200
Bill Hall1330000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Jack McMahan11110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Dick Littlefield6220000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Bob Purkey2000000000000000000
Red Swanson10000000000000000000
Max Surkont1000000000000000000
Lino Donoso3000000000000000000
Bob Garber2000000000000000000
Totals2093575752215881340199571105462433383752.257.307.380.687198312418954043


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Dale Long1B1381361195.71201992492.9829.7859.4200000
Bob Skinner1B2319174.31766121.9959.3967.9130000
Jack Shepard1B213.330001.0008.1001.5000000
Dick Hall1B113.041001.00015.0005.0000000
Bill Mazeroski2B8181671.0163242856.9815.4325.0000000
Johnny O'Brien2B5328251.76798717.9595.9013.1130000
Curt Roberts2B2717154.73945112.9884.8883.1110000
Gene Freese2B2615137.33150071.0005.3083.1150000
Spook Jacobs2B111190.7262445.9264.9634.5450000
Dick Cole2B12558.01417031.0004.8102.5830000
Roberto Clemente2B206.01110.6673.0001.0000000
Frank Thomas2B405.730001.0004.765.7500000
Eddie O'Brien2B201.310001.0006.750.5000000
Frank Thomas3B111105903.31181761821.9422.9292.6490000
Gene Freese3B4735315.0386542.9632.9432.1910000
Dick Cole3B18769.041412.9472.3481.0000000
Preston Ward3B5530.033001.0001.8001.2000000
Bobby Del Greco3B3320.023001.0002.2501.6670000
Dick Groat3B2214.014011.0003.2142.5000000
Danny Kravitz3B207.002011.0002.5711.0000000
Eddie O'Brien3B406.001001.0001.500.2500000
Lee Walls3B104.00110.5002.2501.0000000
Bob Skinner3B102.010001.0004.5001.0000000
Roberto Clemente3B102.00210.6679.0002.0000000
Jack ShepardC8671635.73563644.9905.5504.55848111252.2
Hank FoilesC7366563.02913048.9885.1314.39771241173.3
Danny KravitzC2614129.393861.9447.0283.885522250.0
Toby AtwellC9641.3272001.0006.3153.22212300.0
Bill HallC107.071011.0001.2868.0000001100.0
Roberto ClementeOF1391301166.327417132.9572.2452.0940000
Bill VirdonOF1301261113.03341042.9892.7822.6460000
Lee WallsOF1331241094.028410101.9672.4192.2110000
Frank ThomasOF5650418.3953011.0002.1081.7500000
Bob SkinnerOF3630230.040210.9771.6431.1670000
John PowersOF5335.090001.0002.3141.8000000
Preston WardOF5429.020001.000.621.4000000
Bobby Del GrecoOF7328.090001.0002.8931.2860000
Eddie O'BrienOF6010.320001.0001.742.3330000
Jerry LynchOF115.030001.0005.4003.0000000
Bob FriendP4942314.3144921.9691.8041.2860000
Ron KlineP4439264.0174243.9372.0111.3410000
Vern LawP3932195.71231031.0001.9781.1030000
Roy FaceP683135.3102512.9722.328.5150000
Red MungerP3513107.041621.9091.682.5710000
Dick HallP19962.326001.0001.155.4210000
Nellie KingP38060.065001.0001.650.2890000
Fred WatersP23551.023001.000.882.2170000
Cholly NaranjoP17334.389001.0004.4561.0000000
Laurin PepperP11730.022001.0001.200.3640000
Luis ArroyoP18228.715001.0001.884.3330000
Howie PolletP19023.334001.0002.700.3680000
Johnny O'BrienP8019.00020.000.000.0000000
Jack McMahanP11013.304001.0002.700.3640000
Dick LittlefieldP6212.710001.000.711.1670000
Red SwansonP9011.715001.0004.629.6670000
Bob PurkeyP204.001001.0002.250.5000000
Bob GarberP204.00010.000.000.0000000
Max SurkontP102.001001.0004.5001.0000000
Eddie O'BrienP102.00000.000.0000000
Lino DonosoP301.701001.0005.400.3330000
Dick GroatSS1411361205.02874203474.9545.2805.0140000
Eddie O'BrienSS2317147.33553214.9785.3763.8260000
Dick ColeSS6423.02714.9003.5221.5000000
Johnny O'BrienSS101.001001.0009.0001.0000000
Totals1884141312383.041291663162362.9734.2103.0741724202656.5




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