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1959 Kansas City Athletics (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 66-88 .429
Rank: 7th in American League
Run Differential: 681-760 -79
Manager(s): Harry Craft
General Manager: Parke Carroll
Location:
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 963,683 10/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Don Heffner
Assistant Coach: Bob Swift
Pitching Coach: Johnny Sain
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9460.610--
8965.5785.0
7975.51315.0
7678.49418.0
7579.48719.0
7480.48120.0
6688.42928.0
6391.40931.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
23Dick Williams3B3048872130
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754128605111613.266.309.436745.170.234.2732.1430.5213538
33Bob CervOF3346361132
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4
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20
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873235873511113.285.332.479811.194.272.3052.4923.2222513
13Bill TuttleOF2946374139
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6
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7
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431064838424212.300.369.413782.112.225.3140.7966.1191521
3Roger MarisOF2443369118
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7
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16
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7221585335044.273.359.464823.192.328.2770.9127.1201498
11Jerry Lumpe2B-SS264034798
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11
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5
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3
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28214132017010.243.313.318631.074.179.2580.78134.3128451
2Joe DeMaestriSS303523186
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5
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34102865480312.244.305.369674.125.207.2822.3258.7130387
12Frank HouseC293473282
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3
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30032023262010.236.282.303585.066.115.2511.15347.0105371
9Hal Smith3B282923684
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12
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05
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3103343930214.288.367.380747.092.199.3171.1558.4111332
18Kent Hadley1B242884073
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11
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10
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3912247410236.253.310.403713.149.229.3043.0828.8116318
14Russ SnyderOF252434176
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2162192920304.313.367.420787.107.202.3461.5381.0102267
1Wayne Terwilliger2B341802748
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11
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02
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1822193100412.267.335.361696.094.200.3111.6390.065204
8Harry ChitiC261622044
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11
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1
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5
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2501172611009.272.344.444788.173.272.2981.5332.472180
10Hector Lopez2B291352238
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241082310111.281.324.533857.252.319.2992.8822.572146
30Ray Boone1B351321936
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1210271702204.273.396.364760.091.303.3010.6366.048161
22Whitey HerzogOF271232536
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910342300102.293.446.390836.098.382.3540.68123.048158
7Preston Ward1B31109827
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190071201033.248.286.358644.110.174.2551.7154.539119
17Zeke BellaOF28821017
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90091410105.207.293.293586.085.195.2391.5682.02493
28Bud DaleyP2678523
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00130021120501.295.329.308637.013.038.3435.50--2487
31Ned GarverP3371920
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9004700412.282.316.423739.141.197.2861.7535.53080
4Lou Klimchock2B19661018
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13001600102.273.284.470754.197.212.2506.0016.53168
4,30Ray Jablonski3B3265417
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80031100000.262.294.369663.108.154.2883.6732.52468
38Ray HerbertP2957512
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5003900301.211.250.298548.088.140.2343.0057.01763
26Johnny KucksP254744
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0000032200301.085.140.106246.021.085.1607.33--553
34Bob GrimP293223
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001
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50021700610.094.143.188331.094.156.1338.5032.0641
36Rip ColemanP272502
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00000001100100.080.080.080160.000.000.143----226
10Joe Morgan3B282124
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01
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03003700001.190.292.286578.095.238.2862.33--624
20John TsitourisP232013
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0000001700301.150.190.150340.000.050.2317.00--324
21Murry DicksonP421713
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0002000500000.176.176.176352.000.000.250----317
32Tom SturdivantP291701
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0000000700100.059.059.059118.000.000.100----118
26Ralph TerryP231703
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0000000200101.176.176.176352.000.000.200----318
5Harry Simpson1B331414
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2002410010.286.389.500889.214.357.3002.0014.0718
14Tom CarrollSS22711
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0001000100000.143.143.143286.000.000.167----17
35Al GrunwaldP294000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
35Ken JohnsonP263000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000-----03
16Howie ReedP223100000001100000.000.250.000250.000.333.0001.00--04
20Russ MeyerP352000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
15Dick TomanekP28211
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
32Bob Martyn281000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals19425264681138323143117637342448178033326938124.263.322.390712.127.220.2871.6245.020515852
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
28Bud Daley2616133.173929122512162129076246212570111.278.831.002.585.212.02
31Ned Garver3310133.723230921120121494832242614031.279.580.991.882.731.45
38Ray Herbert2911114.84372610231183196108992462992011.409.591.173.034.841.60
26Johnny Kucks258113.873323616115116376651042510001.369.720.602.503.041.21
34Bob Grim296104.104093116412512469571057654031.458.930.724.104.681.14
20John Tsitouris23434.992410004083905246335504131.519.760.333.805.421.43
36Rip Coleman272104.562911206281854641834543011.479.440.893.786.001.59
32Tom Sturdivant29264.633630016571704537934573001.448.751.134.257.131.68
21Murry Dickson42214.943800012071854639927361001.5810.771.143.424.561.33
26Ralph Terry23245.2897201046562927919351001.6310.961.763.726.851.84
20Russ Meyer35104.50180007124241212311102011.469.001.134.133.750.91
15Dick Tomanek28016.431600012220271515612135121.8611.572.575.145.571.08
16Howie Reed22037.2963002020261917310113001.7111.141.294.294.711.10
37Tom Gorman34107.2017000912024211631491011.9010.801.356.304.050.64
35Al Grunwald29018.186100311118141011190002.6414.730.829.007.360.82
35Ken Johnson26114.092200001111652580001.459.001.644.096.551.60
36Marty Kutyna26000.0040004177000110001.149.000.001.291.291.00
36Evans Killeen23004.5040002054330411001.336.000.006.001.500.25
30George Brunet240010.80200010410962770113.4018.003.6012.6012.601.00
35Mark Freeman28009.0030000036640310002.2513.500.006.752.250.33
Pitching Totals66884.353951544481102113611452760658148492703413271.439.600.983.254.651.43
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Zeke Bella28001000000250----1.000------------1.0002320
Ray Boone35003803000000----.983--1.000----------277295
George Brunet2420000000000.800------------------041
Tom Carroll2200003900000--------.5001.000--------7111
Bob Cerv330000000001190------------------.98023185
Harry Chiti26047000000000--.988----------------228253
Rip Coleman27290000000000.882------------------1142
Bud Daley26390000000000.957------------------10352
Joe DeMaestri300000011500000----------.957--------16732022
Murry Dickson42380000000000.933------------------1131
Mark Freeman2830000000000--------------------000
Ned Garver33320000000000.978------------------10351
Tom Gorman34170000000000.000------------------001
Bob Grim29400000000000.952------------------7131
Al Grunwald2960000000000.667------------------021
Kent Hadley24009500000000----.989--------------656428
Ray Herbert29370000000000.973------------------13231
Whitey Herzog27001000000340----1.000------------.9638723
Frank House29095000000000--.982----------------447439
Ray Jablonski32000017000000--------.947----------13232
Ken Johnson26200000000001.000------------------030
Evans Killeen2340000000000--------------------000
Lou Klimchock19000160000000------.949------------34414
Johnny Kucks25330000000000.976------------------10311
Marty Kutyna26400000000001.000------------------130
Hector Lopez29000330000000------.933------------817111
Jerry Lumpe260006145600000------.986.750.967--------22030713
Roger Maris240000000001170------------------.97523176
Russ Meyer351800000000001.000------------------220
Joe Morgan2800002000000--------1.000----------120
Howie Reed2260000000000.667------------------021
Harry Simpson3300400000000----1.000--------------3020
Hal Smith280220077000000--.964----.953----------21012915
Russ Snyder25000000000640------------------.98612792
Tom Sturdivant29360000000000.885------------------6173
Ralph Terry2390000000000.923------------------481
Wayne Terwilliger34000631200000------.972--1.000--------1441679
Dick Tomanek281600000000001.000------------------060
John Tsitouris23240000000000.889------------------3132
Bill Tuttle290000000001210------------------.984294175
Preston Ward31002200000010----.982------------.00016174
Dick Williams3000323800000230----.9921.000.957--------1.00034918113


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