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1959 KANSAS CITY ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  66-88   .429
Result:   7th in American League
Manager(s):  Harry Craft
General Manager:   Parke Carroll
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  963,683
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Murry Dickson (42)
Youngest Player:  Lou Klimchock (19)
Longest Tenure:  Tom Gorman, Hector Lopez, Joe DeMaestri (5)
Top Hitter:  Hector Lopez (14)
Top Pitcher:  Bud Daley (9)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  78.17%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Chi White Sox9460.610--
Cleveland8965.5785.0
NY Yankees7975.51315.0
Detroit7678.49418.0
Boston7579.48719.0
Baltimore7480.48120.0
KC Athletics6688.42928.0
Washington6391.40931.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
17Zeke BellaOFMLB5-11185RightLeft8/23/193028Greenwich,ConnecticutUDFA 

30Ray Boone3B-SSMLB6-1188RightRight7/27/192335San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
30George BrunetPMLB6-1210RightLeft6/8/193524Houghton,MichiganUDFA 
14Tom CarrollSS-3BMLB6-3186RightRight9/17/193622Jamaica,New YorkUDFA 
33Bob CervOFMLB6-0200RightRight5/5/192633Lincoln,NebraskaUDFA 
8Harry ChitiCMLB6-3225RightRight11/16/193226Kincaid,IllinoisUDFA 
36Rip ColemanPMLB6-2185LeftLeft7/31/193127Troy,New YorkUDFA 
28Bud DaleyPMLB6-1185LeftLeft10/7/193226Orange,CaliforniaUDFA 
2Joe DeMaestriSSMLB6-0174RightRight12/9/192830San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
21Murry DicksonPMLB5-10157RightRight8/21/191642Tracy,MissouriUDFA 
35Mark FreemanPMLB6-4220RightRight12/7/193028Memphis,TennesseeUDFA 
31Ned GarverPMLB5-10180RightRight12/25/192533Ney,OhioUDFA 
37Tom GormanPMLB6-1190RightRight1/4/192534New York,New YorkUDFA 
34Bob GrimPMLB6-1185RightRight3/8/193029New York,New YorkUDFA 
35Al GrunwaldPMLB6-4210LeftLeft2/13/193029Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
18Kent Hadley1BMLB6-3190LeftLeft12/17/193424Pocatello,IdahoUDFA 
38Ray HerbertPMLB5-11185RightRight12/15/192929Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
22Whitey HerzogOFMLB5-11182LeftLeft11/9/193127New Athens,IllinoisUDFA 
12Frank HouseCMLB6-2190LeftRight2/18/193029Bessemer,AlabamaUDFA 
4,30Ray Jablonski3BMLB5-10183RightRight12/17/192632Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
35Ken JohnsonPMLB6-4210RightRight6/16/193326West Palm Beach,FloridaUDFA 
36Evans KilleenPMLB6-0190RightRight2/27/193623Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
4Lou Klimchock3B-2BMLB5-11180LeftRight10/15/193919Hostetler,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
26Johnny KucksPMLB6-3184RightRight7/27/193325Hoboken,New JerseyUDFA 
36Marty KutynaPMLB6-0190RightRight11/14/193226Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
10Hector LopezOF-3BMLB5-11182RightRight7/9/192929Colon,PanamaUDFA 
11Jerry Lumpe2BMLB6-2185LeftRight6/2/193326Lincoln,MissouriUDFA 
3Roger MarisOFMLB6-0204LeftRight9/10/193424Hibbing,MinnesotaUDFA 
32Bob MartynOFMLB6-0176LeftRight8/15/193028Weiser,IdahoUDFA 
20Russ MeyerPMLB6-1185BothRight10/25/192335Peru,IllinoisUDFA 
10Joe Morgan3BMLB5-10170LeftRight11/19/193028Walpole,MassachusettsUDFA 
16Howie ReedPMLB6-1210RightRight12/21/193622Dallas,TexasUDFA 
5Harry SimpsonOF-1BMLB6-1190LeftRight12/3/192533Atlanta,GeorgiaUDFA 
9Hal SmithCMLB6-0195RightRight12/7/193028West Frankfort,IllinoisUDFA 
14Russ SnyderOFMLB6-1190LeftRight6/22/193425Oak,NebraskaUDFA 
32Tom SturdivantPMLB6-1186LeftRight4/28/193029Gordon,KansasUDFA 
26Ralph TerryPMLB6-3195RightRight1/9/193623Big Cabin,OklahomaUDFA 
1Wayne Terwilliger2BMLB5-11170RightRight6/27/192534Clare,MichiganUDFA 
15Dick TomanekPMLB6-1175LeftLeft1/6/193128Avon Lake,OhioUDFA 
20John TsitourisPMLB6-0175RightRight5/4/193623Monroe,North CarolinaUDFA 
13Bill TuttleOFMLB6-0190RightRight7/4/192929Elwood,IllinoisUDFA 
7Preston Ward1B-OFMLB6-3198LeftRight7/24/192731Columbia,MissouriUDFA 
23Dick WilliamsOF-3BMLB6-0190RightRight5/7/192930St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Parke CarrollGeneral Manager 
Harry CraftManager 
Bill GrigsbyBroadcaster 
Merle HarmonBroadcaster 
Don HeffnerAssistant Coach 
Johnny SainPitching Coach 
Bob SwiftAssistant Coach 


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