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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
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
  • 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 Milwaukee Braves season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    44Hank AaronOF6-0180R-R251954UDFAMLB--
    9Joe Adcock1B-OF6-4220R-R311950Not draftedMLB--
    11Bobby Avila2B5-10175R-R351949Not draftedMLB--
    19Ray Boone3B-SS6-1188R-R351948Not draftedMLB--
    38Bill BrutonOF6-0169L-R331953Not draftedMLB--
    10Bob BuhlP6-2190R-R301953Not draftedMLB--
    33Lew BurdetteP6-2190R-R321950Not draftedMLB--
    13Chuck Cottier2B5-10175R-R231959Not draftedMLB--
    43Wes CovingtonOF6-1205L-R271956Not draftedMLB--
    1Del CrandallC6-1195R-R291949Not draftedMLB--
    29John DeMeritOF6-1195R-R231957Not draftedMLB--
    32Bob GiggieP6-1200R-R251959Not draftedMLB--
    31Bob HartmanP5-11185R-L211959Not draftedMLB--
    47Joey JayP6-4228B-R231953Not draftedMLB--
    23Johnny LoganSS5-11175R-R321951Not draftedMLB--
    6Stan LopataC6-2210R-R331948Not draftedMLB--
    18Felix Mantilla2B-SS6-0160R-R241956Not draftedMLB--
    41Eddie Mathews3B6-1200L-R271952Not draftedMLB--
    24Lee MayeOF6-2190L-R241959Not draftedMLB--
    20Don McMahonP6-2222R-R291957Not draftedMLB--
    19Joe Morgan3B5-10170L-R281959Not draftedMLB--
    11Johnny O'Brien2B5-9170R-R281953Not draftedMLB--
    48Andy PafkoOF6-0190R-R381943Not draftedMLB--
    24Jim PisoniOF5-10169R-R291953Not draftedMLB--
    34Juan PizarroP5-11190L-L221957Not draftedMLB--
    7Del RiceC6-2190R-R361945Not draftedMLB--
    12Mel Roach2B-OF6-1190R-R261953Not draftedMLB--
    17Bob RushP6-4205R-R331948Not draftedMLB--
    4Red Schoendienst2B6-0170B-R361945Not draftedMLB--
    25Enos SlaughterOF5-9192L-R431938Not draftedMLB--
    21Warren SpahnP6-0175L-L381942Not draftedMLB--
    25Al SpanglerOF6-0175L-L251959Not draftedMLB--
    14Frank Torre1B6-3205L-L271956Not draftedMLB--
    30Bob TrowbridgeP6-1190R-R291956Not draftedMLB--
    15Mickey Vernon1B6-2180L-L411939Not draftedMLB--
    16Carl WilleyP6-0175R-R281958Not draftedMLB--
    19Casey Wise2B-SS6-0170B-R261957Not draftedMLB--

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