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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:  -

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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
44Hank AaronOFMLB6-0180RightRight2/5/193425Mobile,Alabama1952UDFA Mbr

9Joe Adcock1B-OFMLB6-4220RightRight10/30/192731Coushatta,LouisianaUDFA 
11Bobby Avila2BMLB5-10175RightRight4/2/192435Veracruz,MexicoUDFA 
19Ray Boone3B-SSMLB6-1188RightRight7/27/192335San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
38Bill BrutonOFMLB6-0169LeftRight11/9/192533Panola,AlabamaUDFA 
10Bob BuhlPMLB6-2190RightRight8/12/192830Saginaw,MichiganUDFA 
33Lew BurdettePMLB6-2190RightRight11/22/192632Nitro,West VirginiaUDFA 
13Chuck Cottier2BMLB5-10175RightRight1/8/193623Delta,ColoradoUDFA 
43Wes CovingtonOFMLB6-1205LeftRight3/27/193227Laurinburg,North CarolinaUDFA 
1Del CrandallCMLB6-1195RightRight3/5/193029Ontario,CaliforniaUDFA 
29John DeMeritOFMLB6-1195RightRight1/8/193623West Bend,WisconsinUDFA 
32Bob GiggiePMLB6-1200RightRight8/13/193325Dorchester,MassachusettsUDFA 
31Bob HartmanPMLB5-11185RightLeft8/28/193721Kenosha,WisconsinUDFA 
47Joey JayPMLB6-4228BothRight8/15/193523Middletown,ConnecticutUDFA 
23Johnny LoganSSMLB5-11175RightRight3/23/192732Endicott,New YorkUDFA 
6Stan LopataCMLB6-2210RightRight9/12/192533Delray,MichiganUDFA 
18Felix Mantilla2B-SSMLB6-0160RightRight7/29/193424Isabela,Puerto RicoUDFA 
41Eddie Mathews3BMLB6-1200LeftRight10/13/193127Texarkana,TexasUDFA 
24Lee MayeOFMLB6-2190LeftRight12/11/193424Tuscaloosa,AlabamaUDFA 
20Don McMahonPMLB6-2222RightRight1/4/193029Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
19Joe Morgan3BMLB5-10170LeftRight11/19/193028Walpole,MassachusettsUDFA 
11Johnny O'Brien2BMLB5-9170RightRight12/11/193028South Amboy,New JerseyUDFA 
48Andy PafkoOFMLB6-0190RightRight2/25/192138Boyceville,WisconsinUDFA 
24Jim PisoniOFMLB5-10169RightRight8/14/192929St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
34Juan PizarroPMLB5-11190LeftLeft2/7/193722Santurce,Puerto Rico1956UDFA Mbr
7Del RiceCMLB6-2190RightRight10/27/192236Portsmouth,OhioUDFA 
12Mel Roach2B-OFMLB6-1190RightRight1/25/193326Richmond,VirginiaUDFA 
17Bob RushPMLB6-4205RightRight12/21/192533Battle Creek,MichiganUDFA 
4Red Schoendienst2BMLB6-0170BothRight2/2/192336Germantown,IllinoisUDFA 
25Enos SlaughterOFMLB5-9192LeftRight4/27/191643Roxboro,North CarolinaUDFA 
21Warren SpahnPMLB6-0175LeftLeft4/23/192138Buffalo,New YorkUDFA 
25Al SpanglerOFMLB6-0175LeftLeft7/8/193325Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
14Frank Torre1BMLB6-3205LeftLeft12/30/193127Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
30Bob TrowbridgePMLB6-1190RightRight6/27/193029Hudson,New YorkUDFA 
15Mickey Vernon1BMLB6-2180LeftLeft4/22/191841Marcus Hook,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
16Carl WilleyPMLB6-0175RightRight6/6/193128Cherryfield,MaineUDFA 
19Casey Wise2B-SSMLB6-0170BothRight9/8/193226Lafayette,IndianaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
John FitzpatrickAssistant Coach 
Fred HaneyManager 
Billy HermanAssistant Coach 
John McHaleGeneral Manager 
George SusceAssistant Coach 
Whit WyattPitching Coach 


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