1956 Cananea Mineros Roster

Arizona-Mexico League (AAL) - Class: C
Team Record: 75-56
1st in the AAL
Manager: Memo Garibay (75-56)
Location: Cananea, Mexico, Mexico
Ballpark: Estadio Martires de 1906
Attendance: 134,723, Avg. 2,057
1956 Cananea Mineros Statistics

Playoffs - Cananea Mineros 3 games, Yuma Sun Sox 0

The Cananea Mineros of the Arizona-Mexico League ended the 1956 season with a record of 75 wins and 56 losses, first in the AAL.

The Mineros plated 1109 runs, tops in the circuit. Cananea gave up 1009 runs. Claudio Solano paced all regular hitters by hitting .386. Pedro Perez topped the team with 19 wins, while Nate Moreland, too added 15 or more wins, too Nate Moreland recorded a 4.52 ERA, leading regular hurlers. Memo Garibay served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Philip Belmonte
Ventura MoralesRRJuly 7, 19285'7"165Hermosillo, Sonora MX
Nate MorelandRLApril 22, 19146'1"195England, AR US
Jose MunozSL5'11"172
Roberto Osuna
Jose PadillaRR5'10"161
Alberto PalafoxRRMay 1, 19335'9"176Ciudad Obregon, Sonora MX
Pedro PerezRR5'11"180, CU
Carlos QuezadaR5'10"165
Antonio Reyes
Daniel RíosSRDecember 17, 19196'1"190Beeville, TX US
Javier RiveraRL5'6"
Raymundo Rocha
Claudio SolanoRFebruary 14, 19265'10"180Hermosillo, Sonora MX
Tomas MartellRR5'10"192
Arnulfo ManzoSL5'10"175
Zacatillo GuerreroRRJuly 12, 19265'10"165Torreon, Coahuila MX
Jesus BustamanteRRApril 13, 19385'4"165Hermosillo, Sonora MX
Arturo CacheuxRRJanuary 31, 19346'1"165Santa Rosalia, Baja California Sur MX
Luis CasablancaLL5'9"180
Librado CesenaLLAugust 17, 19325'11"155
Alfonso DeLaFuente
Antonio DeLaFuente
Avelino Duarte
Manuel Escalera
Rafael FabelaRRNovember 10, 19316'0"194Tlahualilo, Durango MX
Gregorio FigueroaR6'3"178
Alfred GalindoRRMarch 21, 19336'0"190San Francisco, CA US
Memo GaribayRRJuly 6, 19215'11"210Torreon, Coahuila MX
Humberto GuerreroRR5'8"175
Roberto Sonora

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.

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