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1959 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  76-78   .494
Result:   4th in American League
Manager(s):  Jimmy Dykes, Bill Norman
General Manager:   Rick Ferrell
Stadium:  Briggs Stadium
Attendance:  1,221,221
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gus Zernial (36)
Youngest Player:  Bobo Osborne (23)
Longest Tenure:  Harvey Kuenn, Billy Hoeft (8)
Top Hitter:  Al Kaline (3)
Top Pitcher:  Jim Bunning (2)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  70.58%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Chi White Sox9460.610--
Cleveland8965.5785.0
NY Yankees7975.51315.0
Detroit7678.49418.0
Boston7579.48719.0
Baltimore7480.48120.0
KC Athletics6688.42928.0
Washington6391.40931.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
7Harvey Kuenn+of-ss528-MLB1395619919842797172483711346.353.402.501903.3992816173781289.1.364
1Eddie Yost+3b932-MLB14852111514519021619213577121436.278.435.436871.3982276753911198.2.291
4Charlie Maxwell+of1832-MLB14551881130122319502819165429.251.357.461819.363239611405926.2.249
6Al Kaline+of324UDFA: 1953MLB13651186167192279410472424122611.327.410.530940.4082715953671218.9.312
2Frank Bolling+2b3027-MLB12745956122183135522453772726.266.339.403742.333185520354735.6.265
8Rocky Bridges+ss-2b-31-MLB11638138102163335123035125314.268.320.349670.301133420303454.0.286
5Gail Harris+1b5027-MLB11434939774393901294963127.221.290.327617.279114387283343.2.232
11Lou Berberet+c4529-MLB100338387382134400355901079.216.284.367651.290124380281363.5.220
10Red Wilson+c-30-MLB67228286017243522102321348.263.295.408703.30793247185304.4.273
22Ted Lepcio+2b-3b-28-MLB7621525608072420174902207.279.332.414746.33189234164284.6.333
32Bobo Osborne+1b-3b-23-MLB8620927407132110164120013.191.254.278532.24558228173132.1.223
9Gus Zernial+of-36-MLB601321130407260072700023.227.262.417679.29755141107143.7.230
24Neil Chrisley+of-27-MLB651067143061100121010011.132.225.330555.251351209492.7.088
3Johnny Groth+of-32-MLB551021224711100071400300.235.284.353637.2863611281124.0.264
23Coot Veal+ss-26-MLB7789121810115008711410.202.273.247520.240221037672.4.207
14Jim Bunning+p6727-MLB408971701170052500805.191.234.247481.221221028520.5.254
21Paul Foytack+p-28-MLB39816910020052010601.111.172.123296.147109379-2-0.8.148
17Frank Lary+p5929-MLB328071011120042600801.125.167.200367.168169279-1-0.3.170
15Don Mossi+p-30-MLB367761340180032800510.169.198.260457.20520867020.7.245
25Larry Doby+of-35-MLB18555123104008900010.218.312.309622.28617644474.0.255
18Tom Morgan+p-29-MLB4623390024000600001.391.391.6521043.45715231559.0.467
16Ray Narleski+p-30-MLB4221020100000400401.095.095.190286.12042524-1-0.7.118
26Steve Demeter+3b-24-MLB1118121001000100001.111.111.167278.12131817-1-0.8.118
27Jerry Davie+p-26-MLB1110140002002300000.400.500.400900.418412629.2.571
19Pete Burnside+p-28-MLB3010000000001500100.000.091.00091.06401211-1-3.0.000
25Ron Shoop+c-27-MLB37110001000100001.143.143.143286.129177--.167
12Charlie Lau+c-26-MLB26010000000200000.167.167.167333.1501650-0.9.250
30Dave Sisler+p-27-MLB325110000000400100.200.200.200400.1801650-1.41.000
44Billy Hoeft+p-27-MLB33010000000000200.333.333.333667.30115403.0.333
36Ossie Alvarez+ss-2b-25-MLB82010000000100000.500.500.5001000.45112109.91.000
20Barney Schultz+p-32-MLB1320200000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.9022201--1.000
26George Susce+p-27-MLB91000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
26Jim Stump+p-27-MLB511110000000000001.0001.0002.00030001.2842101--1.000
26Bob Smith+p-28-MLB91000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
Totals: (34 players)1545211713134619630160667341758073544317340101.258.335.400735--2082594840967715.1.272

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
14Jim Bunning+227-MLB17133.89403514141249.22201111083775201111 11.187.931.332.707.250.37.2600.59
21Paul Foytack+1028-MLB14144.64393711211240.1239137124346411062 11.268.951.272.404.120.58.2630.96
15Don Mossi+430-MLB1793.36343015320228.02109285204912523 11.148.290.791.934.930.39.2640.84
17Frank Lary+629-MLB17103.55323211300223.0225109882346137211 11.229.080.931.865.530.34.2861.28
16Ray Narleski+2930-MLB4125.78421010215104.1105836721597141 01.579.061.815.096.120.83.2610.80
18Tom Morgan+3129-MLB143.984610022992.294484111183926 11.219.131.071.753.790.46.2721.10
19Pete Burnside+-28-MLB133.773000011162.05531267254922 01.297.981.023.637.110.51.2731.14
30Dave Sisler+4627-MLB134.013200018751.24628234362931 01.598.010.706.275.051.24.2681.05
27Jerry Davie+-26-MLB224.17115101036.24025178172014 01.559.821.964.174.910.85.2621.02
20Barney Schultz+-32-MLB124.42130007018.1171291141701 01.698.350.496.878.350.82.3271.38
26George Susce+-27-MLB0012.8990003014.224222149902 02.2514.732.455.525.521.00.3701.00
26Jim Stump+-27-MLB002.3850002011.1123314600 01.419.530.793.184.760.67.3061.17
26Bob Smith+-28-MLB038.1890006011.0201510531000 02.0916.364.092.458.180.30.4552.00
44Billy Hoeft+-27-MLB115.002200009.065504200 01.116.000.004.002.002.00--0.63
30Hank Aguirre+-28-MLB003.373000202.241103300 02.6213.500.0010.1210.121.00.5000.33
37Jim Proctor+-23-MLB0116.872100002.285503000 04.1227.000.0010.120.00--.5331.67
20Bob Bruce+-26-MLB019.002100102.025213110 02.509.004.5013.504.503.00.1672.00
Totals: (34 players)76784.20154154539101241,360132773263516043282924--51.428.781.172.865.490.52.277 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lou BerberetC955113964.9890.00 
Red WilsonC643742558.9880.00 
Ron ShoopC380001.0000.00 
Charlie LauC2111011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gail Harris1B9372857659.9920.00 
Bobo Osborne1B5637727736.9830.00 
Gus Zernial1B3219710620.9720.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Frank Bolling2B126281340881.9870.00 
Ted Lepcio2B245958518.9590.00 
Rocky Bridges2B51615041.0000.00 
Eddie Yost2B101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Eddie Yost3B1461682591721.9620.00 
Ted Lepcio3B1152010.9620.00 
Steve Demeter3B44611.9090.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rocky BridgesSS1101792932466.9520.00 
Coot VealSS725796616.9620.00 
Ted LepcioSS353265512.9510.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Harvey KuennOF137247630.9880.00 
Al KalineOF136364440.9890.00 
Charlie MaxwellOF136285641.9860.00 
Johnny GrothOF4158010.9830.00 
Neil ChrisleyOF21280001.0000.00 
Larry DobyOF1623111.9600.00 
Bobo OsborneOF11010.5000.00 
Gus ZernialOF110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Tom MorganP4692415021.0001.85 
Ray NarleskiP421044820.8571.04 
Jim BunningP40249111631.9000.98 
Paul FoytackP3924093610.9781.69 
Don MossiP34228123815.9801.97 
Frank LaryP32223153431.9421.98 
Dave SislerP325107001.0001.23 
Pete BurnsideP3062311011.0002.03 
Barney SchultzP13181220.6001.49 
Jerry DavieP113649001.0003.23 
Bob SmithP9110310.7502.45 
George SusceP91421001.0001.90 
Jim StumpP51112001.0002.43 
Hank AguirreP3201011.0004.09 
Bob BruceP220000.0000.00 
Billy HoeftP2902001.0002.00 
Jim ProctorP2201001.0004.09 


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