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1956 Reading Indians Statistics

Eastern League (EL) - Class: A
Team Record: 80-59
Finished 3rd in the EL
Manager: Don Heffner (80-59)
Affiliation: Cleveland Indians
Location: Reading, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: First Energy Stadium
Attendance: 102,418, Avg. 1,474
1956 Reading Indians Roster

Playoffs - Reading Indians 3 games, Binghamton Triplets 0
Finals - Schenectady Blue Jays 3 games, Reading Indians 0

The Reading Indians of the Eastern League ended the 1956 season with a record of 80 wins and 59 losses, finishing third in the EL.

The Indians scored 625 runs and allowed 520 runs. Cob Jarvis led all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .284. Bobby Locke topped Reading with 18 wins, while Vic Lapiner added 15 or more wins, too Vic Lapiner recorded a 1.96 ERA, tops among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Players from the 1956 Reading Indians who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Mudcat Grant, Walt Kellner, Ken Retzer, Gary Bell and Bobby Locke.

Don Heffner 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
Bobby Locke189.6672.432828226.016775618106
Vic Lapiner175.7731.964120188.01575241880
Gary Bell138.6192.842827203.016382647112
Mudcat Grant1213.4803.723326203.021810784887
Charles Kolakowski812.4005.163323164.01611059412103
Wally Seward57.4174.4038794.0936546258
Tommy Herrera43.5712.3214766.0471717330
Eugene Law201.00040.0
John Luthern12.33340.0
Walt Kellner0010.0
George Noonan0050.0
Totals8059.5763.2022913800001144.0100650340748576000000

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
Cob Jarvis1405395391532560.284.284.353.636190
Mitchell June121458458129131013.282.282.439.721201
Clell Hobson1284424421172532.265.265.348.613154
Paul Jones13846546511629216.249.249.424.673197
Dave Mann97336336951216.283.283.378.661127
Joseph Randazzo103358358931217.260.260.358.617128
Joe Camacho74252252691426.274.274.417.690105
Ken Retzer100271271671115.247.247.351.59895
Frank Tanana952702706611212.244.244.433.678117
Frank Biskup6416616639301.235.235.271.50645
Larry Spinner4714114126413.184.184.291.47541
Mudcat Grant54777725410.325.325.403.72731
Donald McGinnis4210310320202.194.194.272.46628
Bob Truss24747417223.230.230.432.66232
Bobby Locke38797917500.215.215.278.49422
Robert O'Donnell28858515100.176.176.188.36516
Gary Bell28616113100.213.213.230.44314
Vic Lapiner4258588110.138.138.190.32811
Wally Seward3827277000.259.259.259.5197
Carl Porter1834346010.176.176.235.4128
Charles Kolakowski3454546100.111.111.130.2417
Tommy Herrera1419194110.211.211.368.5797
Stanley Turner1110103000.300.300.300.6003
Jim Wilkinson1017173100.176.176.235.4124
John Luthern412122.167.167.167.3332
Walt Kellner11111.0001.0001.0002.0001
George Noonan5110000.000.000.000.0000
Eugene Law4110000.000.000.000.0000
Totals15024411441101117178357600000.253.253.361.614159300000


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Vic LapinerP41.000
Wally SewardP38.000
Charles KolakowskiP33.000
Mudcat GrantP33.000
Bobby LockeP28.000
Gary BellP28.000
Tommy HerreraP14.000
George NoonanP5.000
John LuthernP4.000
Eugene LawP4.000
Walt KellnerP1.000
Totals2290000.000

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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