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1956 Kansas City Athletics


American League
Record: 52 - 102

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Positional Players from the 1956 Kansas City Athletics

PlayerPosTypeGPPA/162HHRRBIRSBSOBBBAOBPSLGF/R/ASalary
Tim ThompsonCF92303731272122317.272.319.347C/B/A-$2.22M
Hal W. SmithCP3715639224151123.275.284.408B+/B-/A+$1.68M
Joe GinsbergCP71232481121511723.246.323.313B/C/B$1.53M
Vic Power1BF12758916414637721624.309.340.447B/B$4.59M
Eddie Robinson1BP75213342121302026.198.308.273D/D$656K
Rance Pless1BF481012309401310.271.354.329C/B-$426K
Jim Finigan2BF91306542212932830.216.298.284C/D-$1.18M
Clete Boyer2BF6715128141512411.217.284.279C/D-$494K
Spook Jacobs2BP321212105134515.216.321.247D/D+$467K
Hector Lopez3BF15167315318699147363.273.347.428C/A$4.58M
Joe DemaestriSSF1334931016394137325.233.277.316B-/C-$2.23M
Mike BaxesSSF731352415901518.226.339.302C-/D-$486K
Harry SimpsonOFF141629159211057628247.293.347.490D+/D$4.08M
Lou SkizasOFP833349411393931715.316.346.485C/C$2.39M
Al PilarcikOFF69287604222893230.251.333.351C/B+$1.73M
Gus ZernialOFF1093286116443626633.224.315.445B/D-$1.65M
Johnny GrothOFF95295635372213130.258.335.398A+/D-$1.51M
Enos SlaughterOFP91269622233712029.278.362.395B/D-$1.45M

Pitchers from the 1956 Kansas City Athletics

PlayerRoleTypeGPIP/162GSERAOAVWHIPK/BBK/9BB/9HR/9Salary
Art DitmarSF44268.00344.420.2621.421.1674.463.821.062$5.32M
Wally BurnetteSF18128.00142.890.2521.271.3854.012.890.964$2.80M
Lou KretlowSF25125.00205.310.2621.640.8244.635.611.289$2.02M
Alex KellnerSF2097.00174.320.2891.481.3334.323.241.473$1.46M
Troy HerriageSF31109.00166.640.3211.930.9225.165.591.398$1.26M
Tom GormanRF52181.00133.830.2581.380.8242.943.571.208$3.48M
Jack CrimianRF54136.0075.510.2651.381.2044.123.421.326$2.48M
Bobby ShantzRF45107.0024.350.2481.301.8115.953.291.066$2.25M
Jack McMahanRP2365.0094.820.2901.620.4191.904.521.022$897K
Tom LasordaRF1848.0056.150.2401.880.6225.568.931.191$625K
Moe BurtschyRF2146.0003.950.2631.640.6003.746.231.246$601K
Bill HarringtonRF2340.0016.450.2741.750.5383.356.210.717$518K

The 1956 Kansas City Athletics roster is above. All columns may be sorted by clicking the column name. Clicking on an individual player will display the player's career statistics including his time with the 1956 Kansas City Athletics.

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