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1959 Los Angeles DodgersSeason Roster
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Larry Sherry played for the 1959 Los Angeles Dodgers
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameDodgers
LocationLos Angeles,California
Record88-68 (1st)League Rank1stMLB Rank3rd
BallparkLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
ManagerWalter AlstonGeneral ManagerBuzzie Bavasi
CoachesJoe Becker (Pitching Coach), Chuck Dressen (Assistant Coach), Greg Mulleavy (Assistant Coach), Pee Wee Reese (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsWon World Series (White Sox)
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance2,071,045 (Rank: 1st)
Years Available1890-2019

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 Los Angeles Dodgers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1959 baseball season.

1959 Los Angeles Dodgers 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)
18Sandy AmorosOF5-7 170 L-L 1930-01-30 29Havana,Cuba MLB1952-19601952-1960      
29Jim Baxes3B6-1 190 R-R 1928-07-05 30San Francisco,California MLB1959-19591959-1959Mission (San Francisco,CA)
1947-   UDFA-BRO
 
45Chuck ChurnP6-3 205 R-R 1930-02-01 29Bridgetown,Virginia MLB1957-19591957-1959Northhampton (Eastville,VA)    
38Roger CraigP6-4 191 R-R 1930-02-17 29Durham,North Carolina MLB1955-19661955-1966   North Carolina St    
12Tommy DavisOF6-2 205 R-R 1939-03-21 20Brooklyn,New York MLB1957-19761959-1976Boys and Girls (Brooklyn,NY)
1956-   UDFA-BRO
 
2Don DemeterOF6-4 190 R-R 1935-06-25 24Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1956-19671956-1967Capitol City (Oklahoma City,OK)    
18Solly DrakeOF6-0 170 B-R 1930-10-23 28Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1956-19591956-1959Dunbar (Little Rock,AR)    
53Don DrysdaleP6-6 216 R-R 1936-07-23 22Van Nuys,California MLB1956-19691956-1969Van Nuys (Van Nuys,CA)    
17Carl ErskineP5-10 165 R-R 1926-12-13 32Anderson,Indiana MLB1948-19591948-1959Anderson (Anderson,IN)Anderson U.    
29Chuck EssegianOF5-11 202 R-R 1931-08-09 27Boston,Massachusetts MLB1958-19631958-1963Fairfax (Los Angeles,CA)Stanford U.    
8Ron FairlyOF5-10 181 L-L 1938-07-12 20Macon,Georgia MLB1958-19781958-1978David Starr Jordan (Long Beach,CA)USC
1958-   UDFA-LAN
 
45Art FowlerP5-11 180 R-R 1922-07-03 36Converse,South Carolina MLB1954-19641954-1964Spartanburg (Spartanburg,SC)    
6Carl FurilloOF6-0 190 R-R 1922-03-08 37Stoney Creek Mill,Pennsylvania MLB1946-19601946-1960      
19Jim Gilliam3B5-10 175 B-R 1928-10-17 30Nashville,Tennessee MLB1953-19661953-1966Pearl Cohn Comprehensive (Nashville,TN)    
11Dick Gray3B5-11 165 R-R 1931-07-11 27Jefferson,Pennsylvania MLB1958-19601958-1960   Waynesburg Col
1952-   UDFA-BRO
 
21Bill HarrisP5-8 187 L-R 1931-12-03 27Duguayville,New Brunswick MLB1957-19591957-1959Dorchester (Dorchester,NB)    
14Gil Hodges1B6-1 200 R-R 1924-04-04 35Princeton,Indiana MLB1943-19631943-1963Petersburg (Petersburg,IN)Saint Joseph's Col    
25Frank HowardOF6-7 255 R-R 1936-08-08 22Columbus,Ohio MLB1958-19731958-1973Columbus South (Columbus,OH)Ohio St
1958-   UDFA-LAN
 
26Fred KippP6-4 200 L-L 1931-10-01 27Piqua,Kansas MLB1957-19601957-1960   Emporia St    
35Johnny KlippsteinP6-1 185 R-R 1927-10-17 31Washington,District of Columbia MLB1950-19671950-1967Montgomery Blair (Silver Spring,MD)    
32Sandy KoufaxP6-2 210 R-L 1935-12-30 23Brooklyn,New York MLB1955-19661955-1966Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)Cincinnati    
41Clem LabineP6-0 180 R-R 1926-08-06 32Lincoln,Rhode Island MLB1950-19621950-1962Woonsocket (Woonsocket,RI)    
5Norm Larker1B-OF6-0 200 L-L 1930-12-27 28Beaver Meadows,Pennsylvania MLB1958-19631958-1963Hazleton Area (Hazleton,PA)    
30Bob LillisSS5-11 160 R-R 1930-06-02 29Altadena,California MLB1958-19671958-1967Pasadena (Pasadena,CA)USC
1951-   UDFA-BRO
 
16Danny McDevittP5-10 175 L-L 1932-11-18 26New York,New York MLB1957-19621957-1962Hallstead (Hallstead,PA)St. Bonaventure U.    
9Wally MoonOF6-0 175 L-R 1930-04-03 29Bay,Arkansas MLB1954-19651954-1965Bay (Bay,AR)Texas A&M U.    
43Charlie Neal2B5-10 165 R-R 1931-01-30 28Longview,Texas MLB1956-19631956-1963      
58Joe PignatanoC5-10 180 R-R 1929-08-04 29Brooklyn,New York MLB1957-19621957-1962Westinghouse (Brooklyn,NY)    
22Johnny PodresP5-11 192 L-L 1932-09-30 26Witherbee,New York MLB1953-19691953-1969Mineville (Witherbee,NY)    
20Rip RepulskiOF6-0 195 R-R 1927-10-04 31Sauk Rapids,Minnesota MLB1953-19611953-1961Sauk Rapids-Rice (Sauk Rapids,MN)St. Cloud St    
44Johnny RoseboroC5-11 190 L-R 1933-05-13 26Ashland,Ohio MLB1957-19701957-1970Ashland (Ashland,OH)    
51Larry SherryP6-2 204 R-R 1935-07-25 23Los Angeles,California MLB1958-19681958-1968Fairfax (Los Angeles,CA)    
34Norm SherryC5-11 181 R-R 1931-07-16 27New York,New York MLB1959-19631959-1963Fairfax (Los Angeles,CA)
1950-   UDFA-BRO
 
4Duke SniderOF6-0 190 L-R 1926-09-19 32Los Angeles,California MLB1947-19641947-1964Compton (Compton,CA)    
37Gene SnyderP5-11 175 R-L 1931-03-31 28York,Pennsylvania MLB1959-19591959-1959Northern York County (Dillsburg,PA)
1950-   UDFA-PHI
 
40Stan WilliamsP6-5 230 R-R 1936-09-14 22Enfield,New Hampshire MLB1958-19721958-1972Denver East (Denver,CO)    
30Maury WillsSS5-11 170 B-R 1932-10-02 26Washington,District of Columbia MLB1959-19721959-1972Cardozo (Washington,DC)
1951-   UDFA-BRO
 
23Don ZimmerSS5-7 175 R-R 1931-01-17 28Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1954-19651954-1965Western Hills (Cincinnati,OH)    
38 Players