1956 St. Louis Cardinals Roster

The 1956 St. Louis Cardinals team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1956 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1956 St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day starters list, a 1956 St. Louis Cardinals salary list, a 1956 St. Louis Cardinals uniform number breakdown and a 1956 St. Louis Cardinals primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1956 St. Louis Cardinals


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Complete Roster

6-01
185
Right
Right
1935-06-28
5-07
163
Left
Left
1927-06-21
157
Right
Right
1916-08-21
6-04
195
Right
Right
1927-06-15
5-10
170
Left
Left
1925-09-18
6-02
190
Right
Right
1931-06-02
6-00
190
Right
Right
1930-04-02
6-00
195
Right
Right
1914-07-26
6-02
202
Right
Right
1917-03-02
5-10
184
Left
Left
1923-12-14
5-10
165
Left
Left
1925-05-25
6-00
180
Left
Left
1926-03-18
6-03
195
Right
Right
1935-12-13
5-11½
165
Right
Right
1927-12-26
6-03½
205
Left
Right
1930-08-13
6-03
205
Right
Right
1929-08-26
6-01
187
Right
Right
1928-05-29
6-00
205
Right
Right
1922-06-16
6-02
200
Right
Right
1927-02-18
6-03
210
Right
Right
1915-01-08
6-02
200
Right
Right
1927-05-09
5-11
187
Right
Right
1927-09-19
5-11
189
Right
Right
1931-06-01
6-05
210
Right
Left
1926-01-31
5-10
165
Right
Left
1932-03-16
6-02
200
Right
Right
1931-05-20
6-01
190
Left
Left
1931-08-27
5-11
185
Right
Right
1922-01-07
6-00
178
Right
Right
1926-04-03
5-09
175
Right
Left
1922-10-07
5-09
175
Right
Right
1926-06-29
6-00
175
Left
Left
1920-11-21
5-11
178
Left
Left
1924-11-18
6-00
170
Right
Both
1923-02-02
5-09
165
Right
Both
1935-01-07
5-11
170
Right
Right
1934-04-28
5-11
190
Right
Right
1933-04-07
6-00
180
Right
Left
1922-10-06
6-02
175
Right
Right
1924-04-23
6-01
175
Right
Left
1926-07-25
6-00
175
Right
Left
1930-04-03
5-09½
190
Right
Left
1929-02-22
6-00
195
Right
Right
1928-10-04
6-04
199
Right
Right
1917-03-17
6-00
175
Right
Left
1931-06-09
5-09
175
Right
Left
1923-04-17


The 1956 St. Louis Cardinals played 154 games during the regular season, won 76 games, lost 78 games, and finished in fourth position. They played their home games at Sportsman's Park III (Park Factors: 100/100) where 1,029,773 fans witnessed their 1956 Cardinals finish the season with a .494 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1956 St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day starters list, a 1956 St. Louis Cardinals salary list, a 1956 St. Louis Cardinals uniform number breakdown and a 1956 St. Louis Cardinals primary starters list:

1956 St. Louis Cardinals
Opening Day Starters


No Opening Day Information Available


1956 St. Louis Cardinals
Salaries

Stan Musial $80,000.00
Red Schoendienst $42,000.00
Bill Virdon $17,000.00
Lindy McDaniel $7,600.00


1956 St. Louis Cardinals
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 1956 St. Louis Cardinals Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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