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1956 Pittsburgh Pirates


National League
Record: 66 - 88

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Positional Players from the 1956 Pittsburgh Pirates

PlayerPosTypeGPPA/162HHRRBIRSBSOBBBAOBPSLGF/R/ASalary
Jack ShepardCF100306627302413725.242.309.383B/C/B-$1.92M
Hank FoilesCP79258477252405617.212.266.369B/C-/B+$1.70M
Danny KravitzCF3278182106195.265.311.441D/D/D-$387K
Dale Long1BF14861313627916418554.263.326.485D/B-$3.52M
Bill Mazeroski2BF81292623143002418.243.293.318B/D+$1.30M
Johnny O'Brien2BF73120180313075.173.209.183D/D-$221K
Curt Roberts2BF3172110461125.177.239.323A/D-$216K
Frank Thomas3BF15767116625806906136.282.326.461C/D$3.93M
Gene Freese3BF65242433141724516.208.273.295B/D-$811K
Dick Cole3BF72116210970911.212.291.253C/D-$315K
Dick GroatSSF1426051420374002535.273.317.321C/B$3.27M
Eddie O'BrienSSF6362140317122.264.291.302A/D-$253K
Bill VirdonOFP1335761708376766333.334.374.462B+/A-$5.73M
Roberto ClementeOFF1476021697606665813.311.330.431D/C+$3.63M
Lee WallsOFF14356513011547238350.274.345.432C-/C+$3.48M
Bob SkinnerOFF113276475292915026.202.282.326C+/D-$1.03M

Pitchers from the 1956 Pittsburgh Pirates

PlayerRoleTypeGPIP/162GSERAOAVWHIPK/BBK/9BB/9HR/9Salary
Bob FriendSF49331.00423.460.2581.261.9534.752.430.716$7.94M
Ron KlineSF44278.00393.380.2631.301.5434.262.760.886$5.76M
Vern LawSF39206.00324.320.2811.361.2242.762.251.104$3.90M
Laurin PepperSF1132.0073.000.2561.830.4803.607.500.300$499K
Roy FaceRF68143.0033.520.2561.282.2866.382.791.064$3.07M
Red MungerRF35113.00134.040.2991.561.0983.793.450.673$1.86M
Nellie KingRF3864.0003.150.2411.221.3163.752.851.200$1.24M
Dick HallRF1966.0094.760.2701.361.2863.903.031.155$1.11M
Fred WatersRF2354.0052.820.2581.530.4672.475.290.529$923K
Cholly NaranjoRF1737.0034.460.2821.571.5296.824.461.835$386K
Luis ArroyoRF1831.0024.710.2981.671.4175.343.771.570$268K

The 1956 Pittsburgh Pirates 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 Pittsburgh Pirates.

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