1956 Major League Baseball Season

Postseason
Series Result MVP
World Series: New York Yankees (4) over Brooklyn Dodgers (3) Don Larsen

National League Standings
W L PCT GB Home Road
Brooklyn Dodgers 93 61 .604 52-25 41-36
Milwaukee Braves 92 62 .597 1 47-29 45-33
Cincinnati Redlegs 91 63 .591 2 51-26 40-37
St. Louis Cardinals 76 78 .494 17 43-34 33-44
Philadelphia Phillies 71 83 .461 22 40-37 31-46
New York Giants 67 87 .435 26 37-40 30-47
Pittsburgh Pirates 66 88 .429 27 35-43 31-45
Chicago Cubs 60 94 .390 33 39-38 21-56

National League Awards
Award Player
Most Valuable Player Don Newcombe
Cy Young Don Newcombe
Rookie of the Year Frank Robinson
American League Standings
W L PCT GB Home Road
New York Yankees 97 57 .630 49-28 48-29
Cleveland Indians 88 66 .571 9 46-31 42-35
Chicago White Sox 85 69 .552 12 46-31 39-38
Boston Red Sox 84 70 .545 13 43-34 41-36
Detroit Tigers 82 72 .532 15 37-40 45-32
Baltimore Orioles 69 85 .448 28 41-36 28-49
Washington Senators 59 95 .383 38 32-45 27-50
Kansas City Athletics 52 102 .338 45 22-55 30-47

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