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1956 St. Louis Cardinals


76 - 78

(4th place in the NL, 17 GB)

1955 / 1957 (Team History)

Runs Scored/Expected: 678 / 676 (+2)
Runs Allowed/Expected: 698 / 676 (-22)

Pythagorean Record: 75 - 79 (+1)

Home Record: 43 - 34 (.558) +1.8 wins
Away Record: 33 - 44 (.429) -2.8 wins
Team Uniforms Dressed to the Nines
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Sportsman's Park IV

Attendance: 1,029,773 Avg Att: 13,202 (0.95)
Att Rank: 4 / 8 Lg Avg: 13,928
       
Park Factor: 1.02    
HR Factor: 1.01 R/L HR: 0.92 / 1.15

Notes:




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

Left Field
27
1.1
1.8
-0.2
29
-0.6
-0.2
-0.2
39
0.9
1.0
0.1
Center Field
23
0.6
0.4
0.2
25
0.0
-0.1
0.1
27
-0.1
-0.3
0.2
22
0.2
0.4
-0.2

Right Field
26
3.7
4.7
-0.4
33
0.1
0.2
-0.1
32
-0.4
-0.3
-0.0
Shortstop
34
2.4
1.4
0.3
21
-0.6
-0.4
-0.2
30
0.1
-0.0
0.1
Second Base
24
3.5
1.6
1.1
33
0.4
0.7
-0.4
30
-0.3
-0.0
-0.3
33
0.4
0.5
-0.1
Third Base
25
6.4
4.7
1.4
First Base
35
5.5
6.4
-0.2
31
0.4
0.4
0.2
24
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
30
0.0
-0.1
0.1
Manager W-L
36
76-78
.494
1.2
Catcher
25
0.8
0.9
-0.4
29
0.1
0.2
-0.3
28
0.9
0.7
-0.1
41
-0.3
0.2
-0.5
Starting Pitcher
25
208.2
1.9
2.4
-0.5
26
203.0
1.3
1.5
-0.2
39
196.1
4.2
3.9
0.4
29
170.2
2.0
1.6
0.4
28
147.2
1.6
1.5
0.2
21
41.0
-0.9
-0.7
-0.1
30
23.2
-0.1
-0.2
0.1
29
11.2
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
26
11.1
-0.3
-0.3
-0.0
30
9.2
-0.4
-0.4
-0.0
Relief Pitcher
20
116.1
0.7
0.6
0.2
25
85.1
0.4
0.5
-0.0
29
60.0
0.5
0.5
0.1
39
39.1
0.2
0.2
0.0
41
25.2
0.3
0.4
0.0
31
24.2
-1.0
-1.0
0.0
28
7.1
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
34
5.2
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
32
0.2
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
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The statistics used were obtained free of charge from The Baseball Databank

Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.
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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James