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1956 Columbus Red Birds Statistics

International League (IL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 69-84
Finished 7th in the IL
Manager: Nick Cullop (69-84)
Affiliation: Kansas City Athletics
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Ballpark: Harold Cooper Stadium
Attendance: 163,128, Avg. 2,132
1956 Columbus Red Birds Roster

The Columbus Red Birds of the International League ended the 1956 season with a record of 69 wins and 84 losses, finishing seventh in the IL.

The Red Birds plated 646 runs and gave up 729 runs.

Frank Verdi, Bill Stewart, Bob Spicer, Floyd Wooldridge, Russ Sullivan, Jake Thies, Jerry Schypinski, Billy Shantz, Al Pinkston, Al Pilarcik, Curt Roberts, José Santiago, Bill Kern, Bill Harrington, Spook Jacobs, Mike Kume, Bob Kuzava, Ray Herbert, Art Ceccarelli, Ray Noble, Butch McCord, Dave Melton, Ed Mierkowicz, Johnny Lipon, Glenn Cox, Walt Craddock and Carl Duser were all players from the 1956 Columbus Red Birds who played in the Majors during their careers.

Nick Cullop served as manager.


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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 Spicer124.7503.0856000108.0123443784345401
Glenn Cox1110.5243.702823122175.01678672158674304
Bob Kuzava108.5563.57262571169.01667167156399005
Ray Herbert99.5004.44262691152.01689575116070416
Carl Duser67.4624.08191761108.01115649114855200
Floyd Wooldridge69.4004.5057300108.01105754114465101
Mike Kume56.4554.72332051141.01608574115964211
Jake Thies410.2864.50281751112.01167356125240412
Bill Harrington35.3754.691792171.078373753827300
Art Ceccarelli26.2504.421790055.069312743339102
José Santiago14.200110.00
Jack Hale0010.00
Walt Craddock0020.00
John Wingo0020.00
Charles Haag01.00040.00
Hugh Holder01.00040.00
Jim Miller04.0006.372810065.085494683739002
Totals6984.4514.23359150046801264.013536845941115630617243240

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
Russ Sullivan146604504911442811188038763.286.393.492.885248463
Johnny Lipon1225004486013923664624228.310.368.429.796192154
Russ Rose1526255476313817534856155.252.331.318.6491744112
Butch McCord1475484886213423385204940.275.344.383.727187443
Al Pilarcik9138132662106124187654430.325.402.552.954180236
Curt Roberts873713255010417083504028.320.395.446.841145141
Benjamin Downs1093813344397144125104238.290.369.464.833155041
Ray Noble1324753964391120136406956.230.347.359.705142424
Frank Verdi6223821424539021412112.248.318.318.63668120
Bill Kern61263236264715041802342.199.268.314.58274022
Billy Shantz6520218516454111911613.243.302.292.59454001
Spook Jacobs25117102123511092129.343.417.373.79038120
Bill Stewart261127617196021303314.250.473.408.88131102
Jerry Schypinski279780101831040145.225.340.288.62823030
Ray Herbert36706541530260317.231.265.369.63424020
Bob Kuzava26706231300010519.210.269.210.47813030
Carl Duser2441405100004007.250.250.250.50010010
Glenn Cox3168565830160623.143.250.250.50014240
Dave Melton173330271005015.233.258.267.5258020
Jake Thies2939323701010312.219.286.281.5679040
Gill Daley613135.385.385.385.7695
Bill Harrington182727152002005.185.185.259.4447000
Floyd Wooldridge571815140012024.267.353.467.8207010
Bob Spicer572317242001022.235.316.353.6696040
Al Pinkston122222141001001.182.182.227.4095000
Mike Kume3345371310000316.081.150.108.2584050
Jim Miller341716320001003.125.125.125.2502010
Albert Vassey11111.0001.0001.0002.0001
Walt Craddock21111.0001.0001.0002.0001
John Wingo2331.333.333.333.6671
Theodore Del Guercio1441.250.250.250.5001
Art Ceccarelli181311210002024.091.231.091.3221000
José Santiago1154000000011.000.200.000.2000000
Totals16675427471761212621973799561190581552.268.349.388.737183002575290


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Butch McCord1B14112098310121.9929.163
Johnny Lipon1B10898091.0009.700
Curt Roberts2B862182671263.9765.640
Spook Jacobs2B255980224.9865.560
Frank Verdi2B235274219.9845.478
Jerry Schypinski2B19526019.9915.895
Johnny Lipon3B98731731225.9532.510
Frank Verdi3B31255459.9402.548
Ray NobleC11955657714.9895.1512
Billy ShantzC401762034.9854.9000
Russ SullivanOF1382451072.9731.848
Benjamin DownsOF1091637122.9341.560
Al PilarcikOF911911353.9762.242
Bill KernOF60175460.9682.983
Bill StewartOF2654311.9832.192
Floyd WooldridgeP57324011.000.474
Bob SpicerP5673012.974.661
Mike KumeP3361811.960.727
Jake ThiesP2872640.8921.179
Jim MillerP2881511.958.821
Glenn CoxP2893623.9571.607
Bob KuzavaP2612721.9331.077
Ray HerbertP26134417.9832.192
Carl DuserP1941910.9581.211
Bill HarringtonP17519001.0001.412
Art CeccarelliP17412001.000.941
José SantiagoP1103001.000.273
Hugh HolderP4.000
Charles HaagP4.000
John WingoP2.000
Walt CraddockP2.000
Jack HaleP1.000
Russ RoseSS15226141728100.9604.461
Totals152736651603126421.9773.450200

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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