1956 Chicago Cubs season

1956 Chicago Cubs season

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Brooklyn Dodgers 93 61 -- .604
Milwaukee Braves 92 62 1 .597
Cincinnati Redlegs 91 63 2 .591
St. Louis Cardinals 76 78 17 .494
Philadelphia Phillies 71 83 22 .461
New York Giants 67 87 26 .435
Pittsburgh Pirates 66 88 27 .429
Chicago Cubs 60 94 33 .390

Roster

1956 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Landrith, HobieHobie Landrith 111 312 69 .221 4 32

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Valentinetti, VitoVito Valentinetti 42 6 4 1 3.78 26
Briggs, JohnJohn Briggs 3 0 0 0 1.69 1

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
Open Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Bob Scheffing
AA Tulsa Oilers Texas League Al Widmar
A Des Moines Bruins Western League Lou Klein
B Burlington Bees Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Ed McDade
C Lafayette Oilers Evangeline League Ken Raffensberger
C Magic Valley Cowboys Pioneer League Al Zarilla and Billy Raimondi
D Crestview Braves Alabama-Florida League Walt Dixon
D Paris Lakers Midwest League Marty Purtell
D Ponca City Cubs Sooner State League Don Biebel

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Los Angeles, Paris; LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: Lafayette

Notes

References

  • 1956 Chicago Cubs season at Baseball Reference