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Total Classics 1956

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Once again, the eyes of the baseball world were on the bright lights of New York City (for the fourth time in five years) as the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Yankees met on familiar ground for the coveted World Series championship. The "Bronx Bombers" had bested "the Bums" in three out of the four meetings, but it was the Dodgers who had the last laugh by winning their first title off a dominant Game 7 in '55.

The 1956 World Series would be the last one for Brooklyn (and last Subway Series for 44 years) and it promised to be a clash of the titans, with American League Triple Crown winner Mickey Mantle facing off against 27-game winner (and inaugural Cy Young Award winner) Don Newcombe.

The Yankees won the Series in seven games, 4 games to Brooklyn's 3, capturing their 17th championship. Brooklyn won games one and two, but New York pitchers threw five consecutive complete games (Games 3-7) to cap off the comeback. The highlight was Don Larsen's perfect game in Game 5, the only no-hitter in the history of major league post-season play.


The Total Classics 1956 mod brings you the sights and sounds of the 1956 baseball season. Besides rosters, portraits, uniforms and audios, the mod provides themed menu and loading screens, stadium select screens with actual stadium photos, 1956 jukebox music, 1950's batter walkup music and correct 1950's era stadiums for every team.



- After you download the total_classics_1956.7z file, double-click to open it.

- Extract the contents of the file into a folder.

- Double-click the explodeme.exe file

- Find the location of a CLEAN (or patched) copy of MVP Baseball 2005 and click "Extract".

- Allow the program to extract all of the new content.

- Play the new Total Classics 1956 mod.




1. Added DennisJames' new 1956 uniforms

2. Removed logos for post-1951 teams

3. Removed home run fireworks


1. Added DennisJames' new 1956 uniforms

2. Fixed incorrect audio for Connie Mack Stadium


Added OTBJoel's Legends from the Booth audio mod


1. Added new versions of 1956 Milwaukee County Stadium, 1956 Forbes Field, 1950's Crosley Field, 1956 Yankee Stadium

2. Added new player audios

3. Added new faces


1. Added new stadiums - 1956 Milwaukee County Stadium, 1956 Fenway Park, 1956 Forbes Field, 1956 Cleveland Stadium

2. Updated existing stadiums - Connie Mack Stadium, Yankee Stadium

3. Added many new player audios

4. Included PaulW's overhauled 1956 rosters which provide even more realistic results

5. Modified catcher's mask and chest protector on all uniforms

6. Added "old time" umpire uniforms

7. Added some new faces

8. Added 1956 intro movie (previously it was a separate install)


1. Fixed Yankees uniforms so that numbers appear on the back of jerseys

2. Removed flaps from White Sox batting helmets to be consistent with other teams

3. Added new uniforms for the Cardinals, Dodgers, Pirates, Redlegs and Senators

4. Replaced shoes and catcher's gear for a number of teams (Cubs, Giants, Orioles, Phillies, Red Sox, Yankees) to be consistent with other teams

5. Updated rosters to correct '04 Face Flag error for Minnie Minoso (on White Sox roster)

6. Reduced power ratings for players who hit very few home runs.


Initial release

What's New in Version 12/29/13 10:03 PM   See changelog


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