1956 MLB Leaders
1956 American League Standings
TEAMWLPCTGBHOMEROADRSRADIFF
*-New York 9757.630------857631+226
Cleveland 8866.5689----712581+131
Chicago 8569.55212----776634+142
Boston 8470.54213----780751+29
Detroit 8272.52915----789699+90
Baltimore 6985.44828----571705-134
Washington 5995.38138----652924-272
Kansas City 52102.33845----619831-212
1956 National League Standings
TEAMWLPCTGBHOMEROADRSRADIFF
*-Brooklyn 9361.604------720601+119
Milwaukee 9262.5941----709569+140
Cincinnati 9163.5872----775658+117
St. Louis 7678.48717----678698-20
Philadelphia 7183.46122----668738-70
New York 6787.43526----540650-110
Pittsburgh 6688.42027----588653-65
Chicago 6094.38233----597708-111
1956 All-Star Results
DATESCOREVENUELOCATIONATTWPLPMVP
July 10, 1956NL 7, AL 3Griffith StadiumWashington, DC28,843Bob FriendBilly Pierce
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1956 Postseason Results
ROUNDOUTCOMERESULT
World SeriesNew York Yankees defeated Brooklyn Dodgers 4-3
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1956 Award Winners
PLAYERTEAMAWARD
Mickey MantleNYAL MVP
Don NewcombeBKNNL MVP
Don NewcombeBKNMLB Cy Young
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1956 Draft Picks
No picks available.
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1956 No-Hitters
DATEPITCHERTEAMOPPONENTSCORELEAGUENOTES
10/8/1956Don LarsenNYYBRK2-0ALPerfect Game, Postseason
9/25/1956Sal MaglieBRKPHI5-0NL
5/12/1956Carl ErskineBRKNY3-0NL
4/14/1956Mel ParnellBOSCHI4-0AL
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