1956 Season- The Baseball Gauge @ Seamheads.com

1956 Season


1955 / 1957

Top Hitter


Mickey
Mantle

Top Pitcher


Early
Wynn

1956 World Series








Defeated
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All-1956 Team


rWAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
Glossary

Left Field Tm
CIN
6.5
6.7
0.4
CHW
6.2
6.6
0.3
BOS
6.0
6.3
0.2
DET
5.9
5.8
0.7
Center Field Tm
NYY
11.2
10.8
0.6
BRO
7.6
6.6
0.9
NYG
7.6
6.5
1.0
PHI
5.7
4.2
1.3

Right Field Tm
MIL
7.1
6.5
1.2
DET
6.5
6.0
1.2
BOS
3.8
4.0
0.5
STL
3.7
4.7
-0.4
Shortstop Tm
MIL
5.5
3.6
0.8
CHC
5.3
4.5
-0.2
NYY
5.1
3.7
0.8
DET
4.6
3.9
-0.0
Second Base Tm
BRO
6.1
3.8
2.0
STL
3.5
1.6
1.1
CHC
2.2
1.0
0.5
BOS
2.1
1.1
0.8
Third Base Tm
STL
6.4
4.7
1.4
MIL
5.7
6.1
-0.7
BRO
4.5
2.5
1.8
PHI
3.4
4.3
-1.1
First Base Tm
STL
5.5
6.4
-0.2
MIL
4.8
5.5
-0.2
NYY
4.3
4.6
0.4
BRO
3.5
3.8
0.5
 
Catcher Tm
NYY
6.3
5.2
0.6
CIN
4.8
3.8
0.4
PHI
4.3
5.0
-1.2
CHW
3.7
2.8
0.4
Starting Pitcher Tm
CLE
277.2
8.3
7.8
0.5
CLE
249.1
7.5
7.3
0.2
DET
294.0
6.6
6.2
0.4
NYG
258.1
6.3
6.4
0.1
MIL
281.1
5.9
5.4
0.6
CLE
255.1
5.9
5.2
0.7
BOS
244.1
5.7
4.9
0.7
NYY
225.2
5.6
5.2
0.4
BRO
268.0
5.4
4.5
1.0
PIT
314.1
5.3
5.6
-0.3
Relief Pitcher Tm
NYG
80.2
3.8
3.9
0.0
CLE
59.1
2.7
2.6
0.0
CIN
108.2
2.5
2.6
0.0
PIT
135.1
2.5
2.5
0.1
BRO
79.1
2.4
2.7
-0.2
CLE
87.2
1.9
1.9
0.1
CHC
110.2
1.9
1.7
0.3
PHI
122.1
1.8
2.0
-0.1
BRO
115.2
1.8
2.0
-0.1
WAS
51.2
1.7
1.8
-0.1

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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.
Interested parties may contact Retrosheet at "www.retrosheet.org".

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