1956 Fayetteville Highlanders Statistics

Carolina League (CL) - Class: B
Team Record: 78-71
4th in the CL
Manager: Dutch Meyer (78-71)
Affiliation: Cleveland Indians
Location: Fayetteville, North Carolina
Ballpark: Pittman Stadium
Attendance: 49,212, Avg. 661
1956 Fayetteville Highlanders Roster

Playoffs - Fayetteville Highlanders 3 games, High Point-Thomasville Hi-Toms 1
Finals - Fayetteville Highlanders 4 games, Danville Leafs 2

The Fayetteville Highlanders of the Carolina League ended the 1956 season with a record of 78 wins and 71 losses, fourth in the CL.

The Highlanders led the league with just 634 runs allowed. Fayetteville scored 711 runs. Richard Hofleit paced all regular hitters by hitting .290. Lawrence Dresen topped the team with 17 wins, while Wynn Hawkins added 15 or more wins, too Lawrence Dresen registered a 2.76 earned run average, best among regular hurlers.

Dan Osinski and Wynn Hawkins both played in Major League Baseball during their careers.

Dutch Meyer 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
Lawrence Dresen1710.6302.763329222.0172107681199
Wynn Hawkins1612.5712.923731234.024899761460
Raymond Konkoleski1216.4293.704225202.01771068313110
Ted Fowler119.5503.254519194.018888701665
Dan Osinski1011.4763.753920199.01921158314131
Juan Piedra79.4383.023913137.015164461063
William Carr54.5565.8025876.0915449739
Totals7871.5233.3826014500001264.0121963347585567000000

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
Richard Hofleit14954154115729120.290.290.458.749248
Bill Kallas1495735731482043.258.258.323.581185
Glen Phillips1475035031421838.282.282.378.660190
Edward Cook13647147112818228.272.272.497.769234
Robert Mayhew13646946912719313.271.271.407.678191
Donny Montgomery1123773771131527.300.300.406.706153
James Pokel11138238210214225.267.267.510.777195
Jim Tolleson90294294711418.241.241.378.619111
Larry Spinner6020720758707.280.280.415.69686
Tommy Vaughan75253253571217.225.225.364.58992
Dayton Todd4212012023610.192.192.258.45031
Dan Osinski50878716101.184.184.230.41420
Raymond Konkoleski43747414101.189.189.243.43218
Edward Patterson19575713100.228.228.246.47414
Richard Myers11343412200.353.353.412.76514
Wynn Hawkins37828212102.146.146.232.37819
Edmund Zander20484811202.229.229.396.62519
Lawrence Dresen33808011301.138.138.212.35017
Ted Fowler45676710110.149.149.194.34313
Robert Pedigree1141419300.220.220.293.51212
William Carr2728288100.286.286.321.6079
Juan Piedra3941411000.024.024.024.0491
Totals154248294829012431882113300000.257.257.388.645187200000


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Ted FowlerP45.000
Raymond KonkoleskiP42.000
Juan PiedraP39.000
Dan OsinskiP39.000
Wynn HawkinsP37.000
Lawrence DresenP33.000
William CarrP25.000
Totals2600000.000

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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