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1959 Kansas City Athletics (MLB)

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W-L Record: 66-88 .429
Rank: 7th in American League
Run Differential: 681-760 -79
Roster Continuity 78.17% 8/16
Manager(s): Harry Craft
General Manager: Parke Carroll
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 963,683 10/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1959 Kansas City Athletics season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    17Zeke BellaOF5-11185R-L281957Not draftedMLB--
    30Ray Boone3B-SS6-1188R-R351948Not draftedMLB--
    30George BrunetP6-1210R-L241956Not draftedMLB--
    14Tom CarrollSS-3B6-3186R-R221955Not draftedMLB--
    33Bob CervOF6-0200R-R331951Not draftedMLB--
    8Harry ChitiC6-3225R-R261950Not draftedMLB--
    36Rip ColemanP6-2185L-L271955Not draftedMLB--
    28Bud DaleyP6-1185L-L261955Not draftedMLB--
    2Joe DeMaestriSS6-0174R-R301951Not draftedMLB--
    21Murry DicksonP5-10157R-R421939Not draftedMLB--
    35Mark FreemanP6-4220R-R281959Not draftedMLB--
    31Ned GarverP5-10180R-R331948Not draftedMLB--
    37Tom GormanP6-1190R-R341952Not draftedMLB--
    34Bob GrimP6-1185R-R291954Not draftedMLB--
    35Al GrunwaldP6-4210L-L291955Not draftedMLB--
    18Kent Hadley1B6-3190L-L241958Not draftedMLB--
    38Ray HerbertP5-11185R-R291950Not draftedMLB--
    22Whitey HerzogOF5-11182L-L271956Not draftedMLB--
    12Frank HouseC6-2190L-R291950Not draftedMLB--
    4,30Ray Jablonski3B5-10183R-R321953Not draftedMLB--
    35Ken JohnsonP6-4210R-R261958Not draftedMLB--
    36Evans KilleenP6-0190R-R231959Not draftedMLB--
    4Lou Klimchock3B-2B5-11180L-R191958Not draftedMLB--
    26Johnny KucksP6-3184R-R251955Not draftedMLB--
    36Marty KutynaP6-0190R-R261959Not draftedMLB--
    10Hector LopezOF-3B5-11182R-R291955Not draftedMLB--
    11Jerry Lumpe2B6-2185L-R261956Not draftedMLB--
    3Roger MarisOF6-0204L-R241957Not draftedMLB--
    32Bob MartynOF6-0176L-R281957Not draftedMLB--
    20Russ MeyerP6-1185B-R351946Not draftedMLB--
    10Joe Morgan3B5-10170L-R281959Not draftedMLB--
    16Howie ReedP6-1210R-R221958Not draftedMLB--
    5Harry SimpsonOF-1B6-1190L-R331951Not draftedMLB--
    9Hal SmithC6-0195R-R281955Not draftedMLB--
    14Russ SnyderOF6-1190L-R251959Not draftedMLB--
    32Tom SturdivantP6-1186L-R291955Not draftedMLB--
    26Ralph TerryP6-3195R-R231956Not draftedMLB--
    1Wayne Terwilliger2B5-11170R-R341949Not draftedMLB--
    15Dick TomanekP6-1175L-L281953Not draftedMLB--
    20John TsitourisP6-0175R-R231957Not draftedMLB--
    13Bill TuttleOF6-0190R-R291952Not draftedMLB--
    7Preston Ward1B-OF6-3198L-R311948Not draftedMLB--
    23Dick WilliamsOF-3B6-0190R-R301951Not draftedMLB--

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