1956 New York Giants Roster

The 1956 New York Giants 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 New York Giants Opening Day starters list, a 1956 New York Giants salary list, a 1956 New York Giants uniform number breakdown and a 1956 New York Giants primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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Complete Roster

6-00
190
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Left
1930-04-12
6-01
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1933-06-14
6-00
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1927-07-13
6-03
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1918-03-31
6-03
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1921-04-11
5-10
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Left
1925-05-25
6-00
180
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Left
1926-03-18
6-00
185
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Left
1930-01-13
6-00
180
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Left
1925-07-18
6-02
195
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Left
1938-09-29
6-00
165
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1933-01-04
5-11
170
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Right
1929-04-29
6-00
205
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1922-06-16
6-00
195
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1923-07-26
6-02
205
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1929-02-05
6-02
170
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Right
1933-09-26
5-11
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1925-10-05
6-02
200
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1927-05-09
5-10
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1929-09-24
5-11
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1927-09-19
5-11
185
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1922-11-28
6-01
175
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Right
1932-05-02
6-00
175
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1931-01-01
5-11
185
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1922-01-07
6-00
195
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Left
1931-10-15
6-00
170
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Both
1923-02-02
6-02
190
Right
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1928-07-13
5-11
170
Right
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1925-06-27
5-09
174
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1925-12-08
6-00
175
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Right
1932-05-17
6-00
195
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Left
1934-01-28
5-11
170
Right
Right
1934-04-28
6-00
200
Left
Left
1928-09-15
6-01
175
Right
Left
1926-07-25
5-11
180
Right
Right
1931-05-06
6-00
185
Right
Left
1927-04-14
6-00
180
Right
Left
1927-05-13
6-03
212
Right
Left
1929-12-30
6-02
185
Right
Left
1924-08-31
6-00
180
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Left
1922-05-18
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The 1956 New York Giants played 154 games during the regular season, won 67 games, lost 87 games, and finished in sixth position. They played their home games at the Polo Grounds (Park Factors: 99/100) where 629,179 fans witnessed their 1956 Giants finish the season with a .435 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 New York Giants Opening Day starters list, a 1956 New York Giants salary list, a 1956 New York Giants uniform number breakdown and a 1956 New York Giants primary starters list:

Did you know that a 1956 New York Giants 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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