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1959 Milwaukee BravesSeason Roster
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Al Spangler played for the 1959 Milwaukee Braves
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameBraves
Location
Record86-70 (2nd)League Rank2ndMLB Rank4th
BallparkCounty Stadium
ManagerFred HaneyGeneral ManagerJohn McHale
CoachesJohn Fitzpatrick (Assistant Coach), Billy Herman (Assistant Coach), George Susce (Assistant Coach), Whit Wyatt (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,749,112 (Rank: 2nd)
Years Available1876-2018

Team History -- 1959 Statistics -- 1959 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1959 Milwaukee Braves.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1959 baseball season.

1959 Milwaukee Braves Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
44Hank AaronOF6-0 180 R-R 1934-02-05 25Mobile,Alabama MLB1952-19761954-1976Central (Mobile,AL)
1952-   UDFA-BSN
 
9Joe Adcock1B6-4 220 R-R 1927-10-30 31Coushatta,Louisiana MLB1950-19661950-1966Coushatta (Coushatta,LA)Louisiana St    
11Bobby Avila2B5-10 175 R-R 1924-04-02 35Veracruz,Mexico MLB1949-19591949-1959      
19Ray Boone1B6-1 188 R-R 1923-07-27 35San Diego,California MLB1948-19601948-1960Hoover (San Diego,CA)    
38Bill BrutonOF6-0 169 L-R 1925-11-09 33Panola,Alabama MLB1953-19641953-1964A.H. Parker (Birmingham,AL)    
10Bob BuhlP6-2 190 R-R 1928-08-12 30Saginaw,Michigan MLB1953-19671953-1967Saginaw (Saginaw,MI)    
33Lew BurdetteP6-2 190 R-R 1926-11-22 32Nitro,West Virginia MLB1950-19671950-1967Nitro (Nitro,WV)Richmond    
13Chuck Cottier2B5-10 175 R-R 1936-01-08 23Delta,Colorado MLB1959-19691959-1969Grand Junction (Grand Junction,CO)
1954-   UDFA-BAL
 
43Wes CovingtonOF6-1 205 L-R 1932-03-27 27Laurinburg,North Carolina MLB1956-19661956-1966      
1Del CrandallC6-1 195 R-R 1930-03-05 29Ontario,California MLB1949-19661949-1966Fullerton (Fullerton,CA)    
29John DeMeritOF6-1 195 R-R 1936-01-08 23West Bend,Wisconsin MLB1957-19621957-1962Port Washington (Port Washington,WI)Wisconsin    
32Bob GiggieP6-1 200 R-R 1933-08-13 25Dorchester,Massachusetts MLB1959-19621959-1962  
1951-   UDFA-BSN
 
31Bob HartmanP5-11 185 R-L 1937-08-28 21Kenosha,Wisconsin MLB1959-19621959-1962  
1955-   UDFA-MLB
 
47Joey JayP6-4 228 B-R 1935-08-15 23Middletown,Connecticut MLB1953-19661953-1966Middletown Woodrow Wilson (Middletown,CT)    
23Johnny LoganSS5-11 175 R-R 1927-03-23 32Endicott,New York MLB1951-19631951-1963Union-Endicott (Endicott,NY)    
6Stan LopataC6-2 210 R-R 1925-09-12 33Delray,Michigan MLB1948-19601948-1960Southwestern (Detroit,MI)    
18Felix Mantilla2B6-0 160 R-R 1934-07-29 24Isabela,Puerto Rico MLB1956-19661956-1966      
41Eddie Mathews3B6-1 200 L-R 1931-10-13 27Texarkana,Texas MLB1952-19681952-1968Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara,CA)    
24Lee MayeOF6-2 190 L-R 1934-12-11 24Tuscaloosa,Alabama MLB1959-19711959-1971Jefferson (Los Angeles,CA)
1954-   UDFA-MLB
 
20Don McMahonP6-2 222 R-R 1930-01-04 29Brooklyn,New York MLB1957-19741957-1974Erasmus Hall (Brooklyn,NY)    
19Joe Morgan2B5-10 170 L-R 1930-11-19 28Walpole,Massachusetts MLB1959-19641959-1964Walpole (Walpole,MA)Boston Col
1952-   UDFA-BSN
 
11Johnny O'Brien2B5-9 170 R-R 1930-12-11 28South Amboy,New Jersey MLB1953-19591953-1959Cardinal McCarrick (South Amboy,NJ)Seattle U.    
48Andy PafkoOF6-0 190 R-R 1921-02-25 38Boyceville,Wisconsin MLB1943-19591943-1959Boyceville (Boyceville,WI)    
24Jim PisoniOF5-10 169 R-R 1929-08-14 29St. Louis,Missouri MLB1953-19601953-1960      
34Juan PizarroP5-11 190 L-L 1937-02-07 22Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1956-19741957-1974      
7Del RiceC6-2 190 R-R 1922-10-27 36Portsmouth,Ohio MLB1945-19611945-1961Portsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)    
12Mel Roach2B6-1 190 R-R 1933-01-25 26Richmond,Virginia MLB1953-19621953-1962   Virginia    
17Bob RushP6-4 205 R-R 1925-12-21 33Battle Creek,Michigan MLB1948-19601948-1960James Whitcomb Riley (South Bend,IN)    
4Red Schoendienst2B6-0 170 B-R 1923-02-02 36Germantown,Illinois MLB1945-19631945-1963      
25Enos SlaughterOF5-9 192 L-R 1916-04-27 43Roxboro,North Carolina MLB1938-19591938-1959Roxboro (Hurdle Mills,NC)    
21Warren SpahnP6-0 175 L-L 1921-04-23 38Buffalo,New York MLB1942-19651942-1965South Park (Buffalo,NY)    
25Al SpanglerOF6-0 175 L-L 1933-07-08 25Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1959-19711959-1971Olney (Philadelphia,PA)Duke U.
1954-   UDFA-MLB
 
14Frank Torre1B6-3 205 L-L 1931-12-30 27Brooklyn,New York MLB1956-19631956-1963Madison (Brooklyn,NY)    
30Bob TrowbridgeP6-1 190 R-R 1930-06-27 29Hudson,New York MLB1956-19601956-1960      
15Mickey Vernon1B6-2 180 L-L 1918-04-22 41Marcus Hook,Pennsylvania MLB1939-19601939-1960Eddystone (Eddystone,PA)Villanova U.    
16Carl WilleyP6-0 175 R-R 1931-06-06 28Cherryfield,Maine MLB1958-19651958-1965Cherryfield (Cherryfield,ME)    
19Casey Wise2B6-0 170 B-R 1932-09-08 26Lafayette,Indiana MLB1957-19601957-1960   Florida    
37 Players