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1959 Milwaukee Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 86-70 .551
Rank: 2nd in National League
Run Differential: 724-623 + 101
Roster Continuity 88.95% 2/16
Manager(s): Fred Haney
General Manager: John Quinn (1959-01-14), John McHale
Location:
Ballpark: County Stadium
Attendance: 1,749,112 2/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Billy Herman
Assistant Coach: John Fitzpatrick
Assistant Coach: George Susce
Pitching Coach: Whit Wyatt
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8868.564--
8670.5512.0
8371.5394.0
7876.5069.0
7480.48113.0
7480.48113.0
7183.46116.0
6490.41623.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
44Hank AaronOF25   629116223
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39
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1238051544170919.355.401.6361037.281.375.3381.0616.1400693
41Eddie Mathews3B27   594118182
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8
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46
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11421807132326.306.390.593983.286.423.2840.8912.9352682
1Del CrandallC29   51865133
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72514648389524.257.318.423741.166.263.2471.0424.7219581
38Bill BrutonOF33   47872138
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6
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41135355412719.289.338.397735.109.199.3151.5479.7190522
23Johnny LoganSS32   47059137
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17
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013
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50135745396412.291.369.411780.119.236.2980.7936.2193540
9Joe Adcock1B31   40453118
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25
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7600327706268.292.339.535874.243.322.3022.4116.2216444
43Wes CovingtonOF27   37338104
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45012641381213.279.329.397726.118.185.2971.5853.3148405
14Frank Torre1B27   2632360
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3300351236245.228.321.304625.076.209.2320.34263.080307
18Felix Mantilla2B24   2512654
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1961163121328.215.266.271537.056.139.2331.9483.768274
11Bobby Avila2B35   1722941
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1930243100711.238.330.331661.093.250.2731.2957.357204
48Andy PafkoOF38   1421731
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1500141511104.218.293.324617.106.204.2381.07142.046158
24Lee MayeOF24   1401742
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162272612202.300.338.436774.136.186.3453.7135.061150
11Johnny O'Brien2B28   1161623
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800111511413.198.271.259530.060.155.2181.36116.030133
33Lew BurdetteP32   1041421
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080033610500.202.231.288519.087.115.30912.00--30113
21Warren SpahnP38   1041124
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80032800142.231.243.298541.067.096.2829.3352.031112
15Mickey Vernon1B41   91820
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140072011002.220.283.363646.143.220.2502.8630.33399
19Casey Wise2B26   761113
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50010500003.171.267.237504.066.197.1710.5076.01886
10Bob BuhlP30   7024
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00010023800201.057.083.057140.000.029.12519.00--474
6Stan LopataC33   4805
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00040031300001.104.157.104261.000.063.1434.33--551
34Juan PizarroP22   4125
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0050021400210.122.159.171330.049.098.1797.00--746
16Carl WilleyP28   3924
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0010012200101.103.125.128253.026.051.23522.00--541
47Joey JayP23   3503
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00000021500100.086.135.086221.000.057.1507.50--338
17Bob RushP33   3226
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00000001500101.188.188.188376.000.000.353----633
12Mel Roach2B26   3113
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0000002400000.097.152.097249.000.065.1112.00--333
7Del RiceC36   2936
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0001002300012.207.250.207457.000.069.2221.50--632
13Chuck Cottier2B23   2413
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001003700100.125.222.167389.042.167.1762.33--428
24Jim PisoniOF29   2444
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000002600001.167.231.208439.042.125.2223.00--526
19Joe Morgan2B28   2325
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001002400101.217.280.261541.043.130.2632.00--626
25Enos SlaughterOF43   1803
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0001003300000.167.286.167453.000.167.2001.00--321
19Ray Boone1B35   1533
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2004200101.200.368.400768.200.467.1670.5015.0620
25Al SpanglerOF25   1235
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00101100100.417.462.5831045.167.333.4551.00--714
20Don McMahonP29   922
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0000001500000.222.300.222522.000.111.5005.00--210
29John DeMeritOF23   541
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0000001200000.200.333.200533.000.200.3332.00--16
30Bob TrowbridgeP29   4000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
4Red Schoendienst2B36   3000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
32Bob GiggieP25   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals19395388724142621636177683411448876527646443130.265.323.417740.152.248.2781.5730.422455983
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
21Warren Spahn38   21152.96403621430292.02821069621701432011.218.690.652.164.412.04
33Lew Burdette32   21154.07413920421289.231214413138381052011.219.681.181.183.262.76
10Bob Buhl30   1592.86312512420198.0181766319741054011.298.230.863.364.771.42
47Joey Jay23   6114.1034194150136.113071621164881021.438.600.734.245.821.38
34Juan Pizarro22   623.7629146240133.2117615613701264031.407.860.874.708.461.80
16Carl Willey28   594.1526155240117.012660541231514011.349.690.922.383.921.65
17Bob Rush33   562.413191160101.11023927523642011.249.090.452.055.702.78
20Don McMahon29   532.5660000491580.2812623537553111.469.000.564.116.111.49
30Bob Trowbridge29   106.00160006130.1452520210223001.8313.500.603.006.602.20
32Bob Giggie25   104.05130007120.024109210150101.7010.800.904.506.751.50
31Bob Hartman21   0022.503000001.26550210004.0027.000.009.004.500.50
Batting Totals86703.513241576918881814011406623546128429775252111.319.030.822.764.981.81
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Del CrandallC14678371515.9940.00
Stan LopataC11430011.0000.00
Del RiceC942121.9560.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe Adcock1B8976180267.9980.00
Frank Torre1B8762246443.9940.00
Mickey Vernon1B1054413.9830.00
Ray Boone1B3191041.0000.00
Stan Lopata1B260001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Felix Mantilla2B6097126726.9700.00
Bobby Avila2B51103131821.9670.00
Johnny O'Brien2B377083224.9870.00
Casey Wise2B204641113.9890.00
Chuck Cottier2B10182212.9760.00
Mel Roach2B881432.8800.00
Joe Morgan2B791221.9130.00
Red Schoendienst2B41110.6670.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie Mathews3B1481443051821.9610.00
Felix Mantilla3B94921.8670.00
Hank Aaron3B5210001.0000.00
Mel Roach3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Johnny LoganSS1382604311878.9750.00
Felix MantillaSS232976813.9290.00
Casey WiseSS52322.7140.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hank AaronOF1522611253.9820.00
Bill BrutonOF133309632.9910.00
Wes CovingtonOF94148662.9620.00
Andy PafkoOF6487120.9780.00
Lee MayeOF4480321.9760.00
Joe AdcockOF2146150.9040.00
Jim PisoniOF915110.9410.00
Felix MantillaOF760001.0000.00
Enos SlaughterOF550001.0000.00
John DeMeritOF470001.0000.00
Mel RoachOF44220.7500.00
Al SpanglerOF460001.0000.00
Mickey VernonOF411010.9170.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Don McMahonP608041020.8751.57
Lew BurdetteP41289214716.9862.12
Warren SpahnP40292144534.9521.82
Joey JayP34136132823.9532.71
Bob BuhlP31198214314.9852.91
Bob RushP3110191330.8801.96
Juan PizarroP29133718001.0001.69
Carl WilleyP2611751710.9571.69
Bob TrowbridgeP163004001.0001.20
Bob GiggieP132008001.0003.60
Bob HartmanP310000.0000.00


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