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Chicago Cubs

1956 Team Roster

Pitchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Briggs, John Right   Right   5'10"  175  01/24/1934
-- Brosnan, Jim Right   Right   6'4"  197  10/24/1929
-- Davis, Jim Both   Left   6'0"  180  09/15/1924
-- Drabowsky, Moe Right   Right   6'3"  190  07/21/1935
-- Hacker, Warren Right   Right   6'1"  185  11/21/1924
-- Hillman, Dave Right   Right   5'11"  168  09/14/1927
-- Hughes, Jim Right   Right   6'1"  200  03/21/1923
-- Jones, Sam Right   Right   6'4"  192  12/14/1925
-- Kaiser, Don Right   Right   6'5"  195  02/03/1935
-- Lown, Turk Right   Right   6'0"  180  05/30/1924
-- Meyer, Russ Both   Right   6'1"  175  10/25/1923
-- Minner, Paul Left   Left   6'5"  200  07/30/1923
-- Piktuzis, George Right   Left   6'2"  200  01/03/1932
-- Rush, Bob Right   Right   6'4"  205  12/21/1925
-- Tremel, Bill Right   Right   5'11"  180  07/04/1929
-- Valentinetti, Vito Right   Right   6'0"  195  09/16/1928
Catchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Chiti, Harry Right   Right   6'2"  221  11/16/1932
-- Fanning, Jim Right   Right   5'11"  180  09/14/1927
-- Landrith, Hobie Left   Right   5'10"  170  03/16/1930
-- McCullough, Clyde Right   Right   5'11"  180  03/04/1917
-- Tappe, El Right   Right   5'11"  180  05/21/1927
First Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Fondy, Dee Left   Left   6'3"  195  10/13/1924
-- Kellert, Frank Right   Right   6'2"  185  07/06/1924
Second Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Baker, Gene Right   Right   6'1"  170  06/15/1925
Third Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Hoak, Don Right   Right   6'1"  170  02/05/1928
-- Miksis, Eddie Right   Right   6'0"  185  09/11/1926
-- Winceniak, Ed Right   Right   5'9"  165  04/16/1929
Shortstops
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Banks, Ernie Right   Right   6'1"  180  01/31/1931
-- Kindall, Jerry Right   Right   6'2"  175  05/27/1935
Undesignated
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Drake, Solly Both   Right   6'0"  170  10/23/1930
-- Friend, Owen Right   Right   6'1"  180  03/21/1927
-- Irvin, Monte Right   Right   6'1"  195  02/25/1919
-- King, Jim Left   Right   6'0"  185  08/27/1932
-- Moryn, Walt Left   Right   6'2"  205  04/12/1926
-- Myers, Richie Right   Right   5'6"  150  04/07/1930
-- Wade, Gale Left   Right   6'1"  185  01/20/1929
-- Whisenant, Pete Right   Right   6'2"  190  12/14/1929
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