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1959 LOS ANGELES DODGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Los Angeles,CA
Team Record:  88-68   .564
Result:   1st in National League
Manager(s):  Walter Alston
General Manager:   Buzzie Bavasi
Stadium:  Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Attendance:  2,071,045
Playoffs:  Won World Series (White Sox)

Los Angeles Dodgers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Carl Furillo (37)
Youngest Player:  Tommy Davis (20)
Longest Tenure:  
Top Hitter:  Charlie Neal (9)
Top Pitcher:  Don Drysdale (3)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  78.78%
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 
18Sandy AmorosOFMLB5-7170LeftLeft1/30/193029Havana,CubaUDFA 

29Jim Baxes2B-3BMLB6-1190RightRight7/5/192830San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
45Chuck ChurnPMLB6-3205RightRight2/1/193029Bridgetown,VirginiaUDFA 
38Roger CraigPMLB6-4191RightRight2/17/193029Durham,North CarolinaUDFA 
12Tommy DavisOFMLB6-2205RightRight3/21/193920Brooklyn,New York1957UDFA BRO
2Don DemeterOFMLB6-4190RightRight6/25/193524Oklahoma City,OklahomaUDFA 
18Solly DrakeOFMLB6-0170BothRight10/23/193028Little Rock,ArkansasUDFA 
53Don DrysdalePMLB6-6216RightRight7/23/193622Van Nuys,CaliforniaUDFA 
17Carl ErskinePMLB5-10165RightRight12/13/192632Anderson,IndianaUDFA 
29Chuck EssegianOFMLB5-11202RightRight8/9/193127Boston,MassachusettsUDFA 
8Ron Fairly1B-OFMLB5-10181LeftLeft7/12/193820Macon,Georgia1958UDFA LAN
45Art FowlerPMLB5-11180RightRight7/3/192236Converse,South CarolinaUDFA 
6Carl FurilloOFMLB6-0190RightRight3/8/192237Stoney Creek Mill,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
19Jim Gilliam2B-3BMLB5-10175BothRight10/17/192830Nashville,TennesseeUDFA 
11Dick Gray3BMLB5-11165RightRight7/11/193127Jefferson,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
21Bill HarrisPMLB5-8187LeftRight12/3/193127Duguayville,New BrunswickUDFA 
14Gil Hodges1BMLB6-1200RightRight4/4/192435Princeton,IndianaUDFA 
25Frank HowardOF-1BMLB6-7255RightRight8/8/193622Columbus,Ohio1958UDFA LAN
26Fred KippPMLB6-4200LeftLeft10/1/193127Piqua,KansasUDFA 
35Johnny KlippsteinPMLB6-1185RightRight10/17/192731Washington,DCUDFA 
32Sandy KoufaxPMLB6-2210RightLeft12/30/193523Brooklyn,New York1955UDFA BRO
41Clem LabinePMLB6-0180RightRight8/6/192632Lincoln,Rhode IslandUDFA 
5Norm Larker1BMLB6-0200LeftLeft12/27/193028Beaver Meadows,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
30Bob LillisSS-2BMLB5-11160RightRight6/2/193029Altadena,CaliforniaUDFA 
16Danny McDevittPMLB5-10175LeftLeft11/18/193226New York,New YorkUDFA 
9Wally MoonOFMLB6-0175LeftRight4/3/193029Bay,ArkansasUDFA 
43Charlie Neal2B-SSMLB5-10165RightRight1/30/193128Longview,TexasUDFA 
58Joe PignatanoCMLB5-10180RightRight8/4/192929Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
22Johnny PodresPMLB5-11192LeftLeft9/30/193226Witherbee,New YorkUDFA 
20Rip RepulskiOFMLB6-0195RightRight10/4/192731Sauk Rapids,MinnesotaUDFA 
44Johnny RoseboroCMLB5-11190LeftRight5/13/193326Ashland,OhioUDFA 
51Larry SherryPMLB6-2204RightRight7/25/193523Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
34Norm SherryCMLB5-11181RightRight7/16/193127New York,New YorkUDFA 
4Duke SniderOFMLB6-0190LeftRight9/19/192632Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
37Gene SnyderPMLB5-11175RightLeft3/31/193128York,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
40Stan WilliamsPMLB6-5230RightRight9/14/193622Enfield,New HampshireUDFA 
30Maury WillsSS-3BMLB5-11170BothRight10/2/193226Washington,DCUDFA 
23Don Zimmer3B-2BMLB5-7175RightRight1/17/193128Cincinnati,OhioUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Miguel AlonzoBroadcaster 
Walter AlstonManager 
Buzzie BavasiGeneral Manager 
Joe BeckerPitching Coach 
Rene CardenasBroadcaster 
Jerry DoggettBroadcaster 
Chuck DressenAssistant Coach 
Jaime JarrinBroadcaster 
Greg MulleavyAssistant Coach 
Lefty PhillipsScout 
Pee Wee ReeseAssistant Coach 
Vin ScullyBroadcaster 


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