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Boston Red Sox

1956 Boston Red Sox Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 84-70
Finished 4th in the AL

Manager: Pinky Higgins (84-70)

1956 Boston Red Sox Statistics
1956 Boston Red Sox Roster

The Boston Red Sox of the American League ended the season with a record of 84 wins and 70 losses, finishing fourth in the AL. Pinky Higgins served as manager.


Regular Season Runs Scored: 780
Regular Season Runs Scored Against: 751

DateGameResHomeRoadRecord
April 17, 1956Baltimore Orioles 1 at Boston Red Sox 8W1-00-01-0
April 18, 1956Baltimore Orioles 4 at Boston Red Sox 8W2-00-02-0
April 19, 1956Baltimore Orioles 2 at Boston Red Sox 4W3-00-03-0
April 20, 1956Boston Red Sox 1 at New York Yankees 7L3-00-13-1
April 21, 1956Boston Red Sox 10 at New York Yankees 14L3-00-23-2
April 22, 1956Boston Red Sox 6 at New York Yankees 13L3-00-33-3
April 25, 1956Washington Senators 4 at Boston Red Sox 1L3-10-33-4
April 27, 1956New York Yankees 5 at Boston Red Sox 2L3-20-33-5
April 28, 1956New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 6W4-20-34-5
May 1, 1956Kansas City Athletics 3 at Boston Red Sox 2L4-30-34-6
May 2, 1956Kansas City Athletics 0 at Boston Red Sox 2W5-30-35-6
May 3, 1956Detroit Tigers 2 at Boston Red Sox 5W6-30-36-6
May 4, 1956Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 6W7-30-37-6
May 5, 1956Detroit Tigers 16 at Boston Red Sox 4L7-40-37-7
May 7, 1956Cleveland Indians 1 at Boston Red Sox 5W8-40-38-7
May 8, 1956Chicago White Sox 3 at Boston Red Sox 4W9-40-39-7
May 9, 1956Chicago White Sox 5 at Boston Red Sox 7W10-40-310-7
May 10, 1956Chicago White Sox 2 at Boston Red Sox 1L10-50-310-8
May 11, 1956Boston Red Sox 3 at Washington Senators 4L10-50-410-9
May 12, 1956Boston Red Sox 9 at Washington Senators 12L10-50-510-10
May 13, 1956Boston Red Sox 5 at Washington Senators 3W10-51-511-10
May 15, 1956Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 6L10-51-611-11
May 16, 1956Boston Red Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 2W10-52-612-11
May 17, 1956Boston Red Sox 6 at Kansas City Athletics 1W10-53-613-11
May 18, 1956Boston Red Sox 5 at Kansas City Athletics 4W10-54-614-11
May 19, 1956Boston Red Sox 4 at Kansas City Athletics 5L10-54-714-12
May 20, 1956Boston Red Sox 12 at Chicago White Sox 5W10-55-715-12
May 20, 1956Boston Red Sox 2 at Chicago White Sox 1W10-56-716-12
May 22, 1956Boston Red Sox 5 at Cleveland Indians 3W10-57-717-12
May 23, 1956Boston Red Sox 3 at Cleveland Indians 6L10-57-817-13
May 25, 1956Washington Senators 10 at Boston Red Sox 5L10-67-817-14
May 26, 1956Washington Senators 4 at Boston Red Sox 1L10-77-817-15
May 27, 1956Washington Senators 7 at Boston Red Sox 9W11-77-818-15
May 27, 1956Washington Senators 11 at Boston Red Sox 10L11-87-818-16
May 28, 1956Boston Red Sox 0 at New York Yankees 2L11-87-918-17
May 29, 1956Boston Red Sox 7 at New York Yankees 3W11-88-919-17
May 30, 1956Boston Red Sox 1 at Baltimore Orioles 2L11-88-1019-18
May 30, 1956Boston Red Sox 4 at Baltimore Orioles 5L11-88-1119-19
May 31, 1956Boston Red Sox 4 at Baltimore Orioles 1W11-89-1120-19
June 1, 1956Kansas City Athletics 0 at Boston Red Sox 5W12-89-1121-19
June 2, 1956Kansas City Athletics 11 at Boston Red Sox 3L12-99-1121-20
June 3, 1956Kansas City Athletics 7 at Boston Red Sox 6L12-109-1121-21
June 5, 1956Detroit Tigers 14 at Boston Red Sox 11L12-119-1121-22
June 6, 1956Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 5W13-119-1122-22
June 7, 1956Detroit Tigers 5 at Boston Red Sox 6W14-119-1123-22
June 8, 1956Chicago White Sox 3 at Boston Red Sox 5W15-119-1124-22
June 9, 1956Chicago White Sox 8 at Boston Red Sox 0L15-129-1124-23
June 10, 1956Chicago White Sox 3 at Boston Red Sox 2L15-139-1124-24
June 11, 1956Cleveland Indians 4 at Boston Red Sox 1L15-149-1124-25
June 11, 1956Cleveland Indians 1 at Boston Red Sox 5W16-149-1125-25
June 12, 1956Cleveland Indians 7 at Boston Red Sox 9W17-149-1126-25
June 13, 1956Cleveland Indians 8 at Boston Red Sox 817-149-1126-25
June 14, 1956Cleveland Indians 9 at Boston Red Sox 10W18-149-1127-25
June 15, 1956Boston Red Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 5L18-149-1227-26
June 16, 1956Boston Red Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 5W18-1410-1228-26
June 17, 1956Boston Red Sox 13 at Detroit Tigers 2W18-1411-1229-26
June 19, 1956Boston Red Sox 7 at Cleveland Indians 9L18-1411-1329-27
June 20, 1956Boston Red Sox 4 at Cleveland Indians 5L18-1411-1429-28
June 21, 1956Boston Red Sox 0 at Cleveland Indians 5L18-1411-1529-29
June 22, 1956Boston Red Sox 6 at Kansas City Athletics 3W18-1412-1530-29
June 23, 1956Boston Red Sox 6 at Kansas City Athletics 3W18-1413-1531-29
June 24, 1956Boston Red Sox 2 at Kansas City Athletics 5L18-1413-1631-30
June 26, 1956Boston Red Sox 1 at Chicago White Sox 4L18-1413-1731-31
June 27, 1956Boston Red Sox 11 at Chicago White Sox 9W18-1414-1732-31
June 29, 1956Boston Red Sox 7 at Baltimore Orioles 6W18-1415-1733-31
June 30, 1956Boston Red Sox 4 at Baltimore Orioles 2W18-1416-1734-31
June 30, 1956Boston Red Sox 6 at Baltimore Orioles 3W18-1417-1735-31
July 1, 1956Boston Red Sox 3 at Baltimore Orioles 5L18-1417-1835-32
July 2, 1956Boston Red Sox 3 at Washington Senators 2W18-1418-1836-32
July 3, 1956Boston Red Sox 5 at Washington Senators 6L18-1418-1936-33
July 4, 1956New York Yankees 6 at Boston Red Sox 7W19-1418-1937-33
July 4, 1956New York Yankees 9 at Boston Red Sox 4L19-1518-1937-34
July 5, 1956New York Yankees 6 at Boston Red Sox 1L19-1618-1937-35
July 7, 1956Baltimore Orioles 3 at Boston Red Sox 4W20-1618-1938-35
July 8, 1956Baltimore Orioles 0 at Boston Red Sox 9W21-1618-1939-35
July 8, 1956Baltimore Orioles 4 at Boston Red Sox 8W22-1618-1940-35
July 12, 1956Chicago White Sox 1 at Boston Red Sox 3W23-1618-1941-35
July 13, 1956Chicago White Sox 4 at Boston Red Sox 5W24-1618-1942-35
July 14, 1956Chicago White Sox 0 at Boston Red Sox 4W25-1618-1943-35
July 15, 1956Cleveland Indians 10 at Boston Red Sox 7L25-1718-1943-36
July 15, 1956Cleveland Indians 1 at Boston Red Sox 3W26-1718-1944-36
July 16, 1956Cleveland Indians 7 at Boston Red Sox 3L26-1818-1944-37
July 17, 1956Kansas City Athletics 0 at Boston Red Sox 10W27-1818-1945-37
July 17, 1956Kansas City Athletics 0 at Boston Red Sox 1W28-1818-1946-37
July 18, 1956Kansas City Athletics 4 at Boston Red Sox 7W29-1818-1947-37
July 19, 1956Kansas City Athletics 8 at Boston Red Sox 4L29-1918-1947-38
July 20, 1956Detroit Tigers 9 at Boston Red Sox 6L29-2018-1947-39
July 21, 1956Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 9W30-2018-1948-39
July 22, 1956Detroit Tigers 6 at Boston Red Sox 8W31-2018-1949-39
July 24, 1956Boston Red Sox 3 at Kansas City Athletics 2W31-2019-1950-39
July 25, 1956Boston Red Sox 6 at Kansas City Athletics 9L31-2019-2050-40
July 26, 1956Boston Red Sox 5 at Kansas City Athletics 3W31-2020-2051-40
July 27, 1956Boston Red Sox 4 at Chicago White Sox 3W31-2021-2052-40
July 28, 1956Boston Red Sox 13 at Chicago White Sox 1W31-2022-2053-40
July 29, 1956Boston Red Sox 2 at Chicago White Sox 11L31-2022-2153-41
July 29, 1956Boston Red Sox 3 at Chicago White Sox 6L31-2022-2253-42
July 30, 1956Boston Red Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 4L31-2022-2353-43
July 31, 1956Boston Red Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 6L31-2022-2453-44
August 1, 1956Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 4W31-2023-2454-44
August 2, 1956Boston Red Sox 18 at Detroit Tigers 3W31-2024-2455-44
August 3, 1956Boston Red Sox 7 at Cleveland Indians 1W31-2025-2456-44
August 4, 1956Boston Red Sox 6 at Cleveland Indians 5W31-2026-2457-44
August 5, 1956Boston Red Sox 2 at Cleveland Indians 1W31-2027-2458-44
August 6, 1956New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 3L31-2127-2458-45
August 7, 1956New York Yankees 0 at Boston Red Sox 1W32-2127-2459-45
August 8, 1956Baltimore Orioles 2 at Boston Red Sox 7W33-2127-2460-45
August 9, 1956Baltimore Orioles 1 at Boston Red Sox 3W34-2127-2461-45
August 10, 1956Boston Red Sox 3 at Washington Senators 2W34-2128-2462-45
August 11, 1956Boston Red Sox 1 at Washington Senators 6L34-2128-2562-46
August 12, 1956Boston Red Sox 2 at Washington Senators 8L34-2128-2662-47
August 14, 1956Boston Red Sox 2 at New York Yankees 12L34-2128-2762-48
August 15, 1956Boston Red Sox 4 at New York Yankees 6L34-2128-2862-49
August 16, 1956Boston Red Sox 2 at New York Yankees 1W34-2129-2863-49
August 17, 1956Washington Senators 6 at Boston Red Sox 5L34-2229-2863-50
August 18, 1956Washington Senators 9 at Boston Red Sox 7L34-2329-2863-51
August 19, 1956Washington Senators 7 at Boston Red Sox 5L34-2429-2863-52
August 19, 1956Washington Senators 11 at Boston Red Sox 10L34-2529-2863-53
August 22, 1956Chicago White Sox 6 at Boston Red Sox 3L34-2629-2863-54
August 22, 1956Chicago White Sox 6 at Boston Red Sox 7W35-2629-2864-54
August 23, 1956Cleveland Indians 1 at Boston Red Sox 2W36-2629-2865-54
August 24, 1956Cleveland Indians 5 at Boston Red Sox 3L36-2729-2865-55
August 25, 1956Cleveland Indians 6 at Boston Red Sox 9W37-2729-2866-55
August 26, 1956Kansas City Athletics 1 at Boston Red Sox 2W38-2729-2867-55
August 26, 1956Kansas City Athletics 7 at Boston Red Sox 6L38-2829-2867-56
August 28, 1956Detroit Tigers 6 at Boston Red Sox 3L38-2929-2867-57
August 29, 1956Detroit Tigers 2 at Boston Red Sox 4W39-2929-2868-57
August 31, 1956Baltimore Orioles 13 at Boston Red Sox 6L39-3029-2868-58
September 1, 1956Baltimore Orioles 2 at Boston Red Sox 4W40-3029-2869-58
September 2, 1956Baltimore Orioles 11 at Boston Red Sox 10L40-3129-2869-59
September 3, 1956Boston Red Sox 7 at Washington Senators 5W40-3130-2870-59
September 3, 1956Boston Red Sox 16 at Washington Senators 0W40-3131-2871-59
September 4, 1956Boston Red Sox 7 at Washington Senators 6W40-3132-2872-59
September 5, 1956New York Yankees 5 at Boston Red Sox 3L40-3232-2872-60
September 7, 1956Boston Red Sox 7 at Baltimore Orioles 5W40-3233-2873-60
September 7, 1956Boston Red Sox 0 at Baltimore Orioles 5L40-3233-2973-61
September 8, 1956Boston Red Sox 6 at Baltimore Orioles 1W40-3234-2974-61
September 9, 1956Boston Red Sox 3 at Baltimore Orioles 2W40-3235-2975-61
September 11, 1956Boston Red Sox 5 at Chicago White Sox 3W40-3236-2976-61
September 12, 1956Boston Red Sox 4 at Chicago White Sox 1W40-3237-2977-61
September 13, 1956Boston Red Sox 3 at Chicago White Sox 4L40-3237-3077-62
September 14, 1956Boston Red Sox 2 at Cleveland Indians 10L40-3237-3177-63
September 14, 1956Boston Red Sox 4 at Cleveland Indians 3W40-3238-3178-63
September 15, 1956Boston Red Sox 5 at Cleveland Indians 3W40-3239-3179-63
September 16, 1956Boston Red Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 5L40-3239-3279-64
September 16, 1956Boston Red Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 8L40-3239-3379-65
September 18, 1956Boston Red Sox 5 at Kansas City Athletics 6L40-3239-3479-66
September 19, 1956Boston Red Sox 1 at Kansas City Athletics 8L40-3239-3579-67
September 21, 1956New York Yankees 7 at Boston Red Sox 13W41-3239-3580-67
September 22, 1956New York Yankees 2 at Boston Red Sox 1L41-3339-3580-68
September 23, 1956New York Yankees 7 at Boston Red Sox 4L41-3439-3580-69
September 25, 1956Washington Senators 4 at Boston Red Sox 10W42-3439-3581-69
September 26, 1956Washington Senators 4 at Boston Red Sox 8W43-3439-3582-69
September 28, 1956Boston Red Sox 2 at New York Yankees 7L43-3439-3682-70
September 29, 1956Boston Red Sox 7 at New York Yankees 5W43-3440-3683-70
September 30, 1956Boston Red Sox 7 at New York Yankees 4W43-3441-3684-70