1956 St. Louis Cardinals
76 - 78
1955 / 1957 (Organization)
4th place in the NL (17 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
43 - 34 (.558)
33 - 44 (.429)
+1.8 wins
-2.8 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 678 / 672 ( +6 )
Allowed/Expected: 698 / 672 ( -26 )
Pyth Record: 75 - 79 (+1)
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Attendance: 1,029,773 Avg Att: 13,202 (0.95)
Att Rank: 4 / 8 Lg Avg: 13,928
       
Park Factor: 1.01    
HR Factor: 0.99 R/L HR: 0.91 / 1.12
Notes:


1956 St. Louis Cardinals
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Left Field
27.7
1.1
1.3
-0.6
29.9
-0.6
-0.4
-0.4
39.3
0.9
0.8
-0.1

Center Field
23.2
0.5
0.3
0.2
25.1
0.0
-0.1
0.1
27.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.2
22.2
0.2
0.3
-0.2


Right Field
26.2
3.6
4.0
-1.0
33.7
0.0
0.1
-0.1
32.2
-0.4
-0.3
-0.1
Shortstop
34.5
2.4
2.1
1.0
21.5
-0.6
-0.4
-0.1
30.2
0.1
-0.0
0.1
Second Base
24.3
3.5
2.4
2.0
33.4
0.4
0.8
-0.2
30.0
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
33.7
0.4
0.6
-0.1
Third Base
25.1
6.3
4.9
1.7
First Base
35.6
5.5
5.7
-0.8
31.6
0.4
0.3
0.0
24.8
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
30.4
0.0
-0.1
0.1
Manager
W-L
36.9
76-78
.494
1.2
Catcher
25.1
0.8
1.2
-0.0
29.1
0.1
0.4
-0.1
28.8
0.8
0.9
0.1
41.5
-0.3
0.2
-0.4
Starting Pitcher
IP
25.9
208.7
1.9
2.4
-0.5
26.8
203.0
1.3
1.5
-0.2
39.9
196.3
4.3
3.9
0.4
29.4
170.7
2.0
1.6
0.4
28.1
147.7
1.6
1.5
0.2
21.0
41.0
-0.8
-0.7
-0.1
30.8
23.7
-0.1
-0.2
0.1
29.0
11.7
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
30.3
9.7
-0.4
-0.4
-0.0
Swingman
IP
20.6
116.3
0.7
0.6
0.2
31.1
24.7
-1.0
-1.0
-0.0
26.2
11.3
-0.3
-0.3
-0.0
Relief Pitcher
IP
25.1
85.3
0.4
0.5
-0.1
29.0
60.0
0.5
0.4
0.1
39.3
39.3
0.1
0.2
-0.0
41.9
25.7
0.3
0.4
-0.0
28.5
7.3
-0.2
-0.1
-0.0
34.0
5.7
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
32.5
0.7
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James