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1959 MILWAUKEE BRAVES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Milwaukee,WI
Team Record:  86-70   .551
Result:   2nd in National League
Manager(s):  Fred Haney
General Manager:   John McHale
Stadium:  County Stadium
Attendance:  1,749,112
Playoffs: Season in progress

Milwaukee Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Enos Slaughter (43)
Youngest Player:  Bob Hartman (21)
Longest Tenure:  Del Crandall, Joe Adcock, Bill Bruton, Johnny Logan, Andy Pafko, Bob Buhl, Warren Spahn, Lew Burdette, Eddie Mathews (7)
Top Hitter:  Hank Aaron (1)
Top Pitcher:  Warren Spahn (4)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  88.95%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
LA Dodgers8868.564--
Milwaukee8670.5512.0
SF Giants8371.5394.0
Pittsburgh7876.5069.0
Chi Cubs7480.48113.0
Cincinnati7480.48113.0
St. Louis7183.46116.0
Philadelphia6490.41623.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Lew Burdette1959-04-221959W  2-0 @ PHIWSHO980002200032000--27096-64Complete game/Shutout
Juan Pizarro1959-04-231959L  4-3 @ PHIL 8.2644361100138000--4111-1111 Strikeouts
Bob Hartman1959-04-261959L  11-10 @ CIN  02110100003000--10-01st career game
Bob Giggie1959-05-111959W  8-1 @ CHNSv 10000100004000--10-01st career save, 1st career game
Lew Burdette1959-05-171959W  8-3 @ LANW 98332030003583641977%27497-65Threw 77% strikes
Lew Burdette1959-06-161959W  5-4 @ LANW 8.111440140003597732475%27799-66Threw 75% strikes
Lew Burdette1959-06-201959W  4-1 @ SFNW 951103200036000--278100-66100th career win
Juan Pizarro1959-07-031959W  6-0 @ PITW 9200021100029000--4412-1111 Strikeouts
Juan Pizarro1959-08-131959L  9-8 @ CIN  20000150008000--4912-11Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)


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