The New York Giants managed to stay ahead of the Cincinnati Redlegs, 7 to 6, on June 17, 1956.

1956 New York Giants

Final

CIN

Redlegs

29-23

6

NYG

Giants

21-31

7

1

1

2

2

4

0

3

0

0

4

1

2

5

0

0

6

0

1

7

0

2

8

0

0

9

0

R

6

7

H

9

13

E

0

0

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Johnny Temple 2B 5 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Bob Thurman RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1
Gus Bell CF 4 1 1 3 1 0 2 0 0 4
Ted Kluszewski 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Frank Robinson LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1
Ed Bailey C 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
Ray Jablonski 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
Roy McMillan SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Brooks Lawrence P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Paul LaPalme P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Black P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wally Post PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Totals 33 6 9 6 2 3 7 0 0 15

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Brooks Lawrence 3.1 7 4 4 4 2 1
Paul LaPalme (L) 3.0 4 3 3 0 1 3
Joe Black 1.2 2 0 0 2 0 0
Totals 8.0 13 7 7 6 3 4

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Jackie Brandt LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Eddie Bressoud SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
George Wilson RF 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Willie Mays CF 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 4
Bill White 1B 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 4
Bill Sarni C 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Daryl Spencer 2B 2 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 4
Foster Castleman 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jim Hearn P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dick Littlefield P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Dusty Rhodes PH 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 4
Marv Grissom P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bobby Hofman PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Johnny Antonelli PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hoyt Wilhelm P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 35 7 13 7 4 6 3 0 1 25

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Jim Hearn 1.2 6 5 5 1 1 1
Dick Littlefield 2.1 1 1 1 2 1 1
Marv Grissom 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Hoyt Wilhelm (W) 3.0 1 0 0 0 4 0
Totals 9.0 9 6 6 3 7 2

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