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1959 Milwaukee Braves (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 86-70 .551
Rank: 2nd in National League
Run Differential: 724-623 + 101
Manager(s): Fred Haney
General Manager: John Quinn (1959-01-14), John McHale
Ballpark: County Stadium
Attendance: 1,749,112 2/16
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: George Susce
Assistant Coach: Billy Herman
Assistant Coach: John Fitzpatrick
Pitching Coach: Whit Wyatt
National League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Joe MorganMLNPHIW 4-3 vs PHI000000000000010011st career game
    Chuck CottierMLNPITW 2-2 vs PIT300000000110000011st career game
    Joe MorganMLNPITW 2-2 vs PIT101000000000000021st career hit
    Eddie MathewsMLNCINW 10-7 @CIN54310250000000009442 home runs, 4 runs scored, 5 RBIs
    Joe MorganMLNCINL 6-7 @CIN513100100000000151st career RBI
    Bob HartmanMLNCINL 10-11 @CIN000000000000000011st career game
    Bob GiggieMLNCHNW 8-1 @CHN000000000000000011st career game
    Hank AaronMLNLANW 6-0 @LAN52200240000000016962 home runs
    Del CrandallMLNLANW 8-3 @LAN53400110000000007584 hits
    Hank AaronMLNPHIW 10-5 @PHI54410130000000007014 runs scored, 4 hits
    Hank AaronMLNPHIW 8-3 @PHI52410030000000007044 hits
    Johnny LoganMLNPHIL 3-7 @PHI31310110010000009901000th career hit
    Casey WiseMLNSLNW 8-0 @SLN4120012001000001711st career home run
    Eddie MathewsMLNCHNL 7-9 @CHN43300220010000009642 home runs
    Johnny LoganMLNSFNL 3-4 @SFN400000000020000010001000th career game
    Hank AaronMLNSFNW 13-3 @SFN63300360001000007193 home runs, 6 RBIs
    Eddie MathewsMLNPHIL 1-2 @PHI40200000000000009781000th career hit
    Lee MayeMLNSLNL 3-4 @SLN502000000020000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Joe AdcockMLNCINW 7-3 @CIN41420120000000008754 hits
    Eddie MathewsMLNCINW 6-4 @CIN42200240000000019932 home runs
    Bobby AvilaMLNCINL 8-9 @CIN514000200100000012204 hits
    Eddie MathewsMLNCHNW 9-3 @CHN403100200100000010001000th career game
    Hank AaronMLNCHNW 11-4 @CHN63300220001000007452 home runs
    Lee MayeMLNCHNW 11-4 @CHN2000001000000000121st career RBI
    Lee MayeMLNCHNL 2-6 @CHN3010000100000000131st career stolen base
    Hank AaronMLNLANL 7-8 @LAN61410030001000007514 hits, 500th career RBI
    Al SpanglerMLNSFNW 2-0 @SFN000000000000000011st career game
    Bill BrutonMLNSFNL 6-13 @SFN52400000000000007434 hits
    Eddie MathewsMLNSFNL 6-13 @SFN422002600010001010092 home runs, 6 RBIs
    Al SpanglerMLNSFNL 6-13 @SFN101000000000000021st career hit
    Del CrandallMLNPHIW 9-3 @PHI41100150000000108135 RBIs
    Lee MayeMLNPHIW 9-3 @PHI3330014001000000161st career home run
    Eddie MathewsMLNPITW 8-6 @PIT522002500010000010122 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Al SpanglerMLNPITL 4-5 @PIT423010010000000041st career stolen base
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Lew BurdetteMLNPHIW 2-0 @PHIWSHO980002200032000--27096-64Complete game/Shutout
    Juan PizarroMLNPHIL 3-4 @PHIL 8.2644361100138000--4111-1111 Strikeouts
    Bob HartmanMLNCINL 10-11 @CIN 02110100003000--10-01st career game
    Bob GiggieMLNCHNW 8-1 @CHNSv 10000100004000--10-01st career save, 1st career game
    Lew BurdetteMLNLANW 8-3 @LANW 98332030003583641977%27497-65Threw 77% strikes
    Lew BurdetteMLNLANW 5-4 @LANW 8.111440140003597732475%27799-66Threw 75% strikes
    Lew BurdetteMLNSFNW 4-1 @SFNW 951103200036000--278100-66100th career win
    Juan PizarroMLNPITW 6-0 @PITW 9200021100029000--4412-1111 Strikeouts
    Juan PizarroMLNCINL 8-9 @CIN 20000150008000--4912-11Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)

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