Update:   Expansion Drafts History -  All historical picks for the 6 expansion drafts between 1960 and 1997.


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
New York Yankees 9-12W2331 000 000 7121
Kansas City Athletics 11-11L3010 020 010 4112
Date of Game:  Wednesday, May 06, 1959
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Johnny Blanchard - 1st career hit

  • New York Yankees Batting Stats

    New York YankeesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Tony Kubekcf22.206512100.27117282251
    Johnny Blanchardrf26.069422001.40023000
        Hank Bauerrf36.279100000.250201136372
    Gil McDougald2b30.352522101.302161067030
    Bill Skowron1b28.139501002.305205935190
    Norm Siebernlf25.284413400.309202083121
    Elston Howardc30.072400002.28117425190
    Jerry Lumpess25.338312011.3009150010
    Andy Carey3b27.201400002.23417652151
    Art Ditmarp30.033300100.2004173010
        Bobby Shantzp33.222000000.0005259000
    Totals: 38712719.3161474948 

    Kansas City Athletics Batting Stats

    Kansas City AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bill Tuttlecf29.306503101.26320741242
    Preston Ward1b31.287400000.2228527010
        Dick Williamsph29.364100000.23418457050
    Hector Lopez2b29.301400000.261225543110
    Roger Marisrf24.238412000.337222835141
    Bob Cervlf33.001311202.270214855201
    Hal Smith3b-c28.150413000.23319461140
    Frank Housec29.077300001.301205311100
        Zeke Bellaph28.256100001.167611030
        Tom Carroll3b22.231000000.167656010
    Joe DeMaestriss30.148401001.25021891280
        Ralph Terryp23.118000000.214667000
        Kent Hadleyph24.140100001.2671316130
        Bud Daleyp26.211211000.333781000
        Ray Booneph35.284100000.227101166151
    Totals: 37411307.2972196327 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Johnny Blanchard (1), Roger Maris (5), Gil McDougald 2 (4), Norm Siebern (6), Hal Smith (2), Bill Tuttle 2 (4)
    3B:  Joe DeMaestri (2)
    HR:  Bob Cerv (5), Tony Kubek (2), Norm Siebern (3)
    RBIs:  Bob Cerv 2 (20), Art Ditmar (1), Tony Kubek (5), Gil McDougald (3), Norm Siebern 4 (12), Bill Tuttle (4)
    SB:  Tony Kubek (1)
    SF:  Bob Cerv (4), Art Ditmar (1)
    GDP:  Art Ditmar (1)

    New York Yankees Pitching Stats

    Art Ditmar  (W 1-1)30.0337.210430613.100.900004179
    Bobby Shantz  (Sv 1)33.2221.11000103.001.330005236
    Pitching Totals:91143071 0009415

    Kansas City Athletics Pitching Stats

    Kansas City AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Bob Grim  (L 3-2)29.05904330013.831.600006177
    Ralph Terry23.11836431514.621.54000673
    Bud Daley26.21162000402.081.08000783
    Pitching Totals:91276192 00019333

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Ralph Terry; 
    Balks:  Art Ditmar; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Art Ditmar 0-0-0;  Bobby Shantz 0-0-0;  Bob Grim 0-0-0;  Ralph Terry 0-0-0;  Bud Daley 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Art Ditmar 33;  Bobby Shantz 5;  Bob Grim 4;  Ralph Terry 16;  Bud Daley 20; 
    Time of Game:  2:20    Attendance:  18,802
    Umpires:   Home:   Hank Soar  1B  Nestor Chylak  2B  Ed Runge  3B  Bill McKinley 

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