1956 New York Yankees Roster

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

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Complete Roster

6-01
182
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Left
1919-12-31
6-04
192
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Right
1932-08-04
6-02
185
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Left
1931-07-31
205
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1924-11-05
5-10
181
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Left
1928-10-21
6-01
185
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1930-03-08
6-02
202
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1917-03-02
6-03
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1932-07-27
6-04
227
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1929-08-07
6-02
170
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Left
1929-04-29
6-02
195
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Right
1930-05-20
6-00
195
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Right
1920-08-21
6-01
186
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Left
1930-04-28
6-03
195
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Right
1936-01-09
6-02
215
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1930-09-19
5-08
194
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1925-05-12
5-10
175
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Right
1924-10-13
6-01
195
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Right
1931-10-18
6-03
186
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Right
1936-09-17
6-00
170
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Right
1924-09-14
6-00
180
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Right
1928-06-04
6-02
185
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Left
1933-06-02
5-11½
165
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Right
1928-05-16
6-01
180
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1928-05-19
5-09
170
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Right
1935-08-19
5-06
160
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1917-09-25
6-02½
210
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Left
1920-12-15
5-11
195
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1930-12-18
6-00
192
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Right
1922-07-31
6-00
202
Right
Right
1925-05-05
6-00
185
Left
Left
1922-12-03
6-02
200
Right
Right
1929-02-23
5-11
198
Right
Both
1931-10-20
6-00
190
Left
Left
1924-11-29
6-03
205
Right
Left
1933-07-26
5-09
192
Right
Left
1916-04-27
6-02
185
Right
Left
1924-08-31
5-11
175
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Right
1932-06-02
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The 1956 New York Yankees played 154 games during the regular season, won 97 games, lost 57 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at Yankee Stadium (Park Factors: 97/93) where 1,491,784 fans witnessed their 1956 Yankees finish the season with a .630 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 Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 1956 New York Yankees salary list, a 1956 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 1956 New York Yankees primary starters list:

1956 New York Yankees
Opening Day Starters

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1956 New York Yankees
Salaries

Yogi Berra $58,000.00
Mickey Mantle $30,000.00
Phil Rizzuto $30,000.00
Whitey Ford $28,500.00
Gil McDougald $25,000.00
Jim Konstanty $20,000.00
Charlie Silvera $16,750.00
Bob Turley $15,000.00
Bill Skowron $14,000.00
Don Larsen $13,000.00
Elston Howard $12,000.00
Billy Hunter $11,000.00
Norm Siebern $6,000.00
Bobby Richardson $4,500.00
Lou Skizas $4,500.00

Did you know that a 1956 New York Yankees 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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