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1959 Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 88-68 .564
Rank: 1st in National League
Run Differential: 705-670 + 35
Manager(s): Walter Alston
General Manager: Buzzie Bavasi
Location: Los Angeles, California
Ballpark: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Attendance: 2,071,045 1/16
Playoffs: Won World Series (White Sox)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Greg Mulleavy
Assistant Coach: Pee Wee Reese
Assistant Coach: Chuck Dressen
Pitching Coach: Joe Becker
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8868.564--
8670.5512.0
8371.5394.0
7876.5069.0
7480.48113.0
7480.48113.0
7183.46116.0
6490.41623.0
  • 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 Los Angeles Dodgers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    18Sandy AmorosOF5-7170L-L291952Not draftedMLB--
    29Jim Baxes2B-3B6-1190R-R301959Not draftedMLB--
    45Chuck ChurnP6-3205R-R291957Not draftedMLB--
    38Roger CraigP6-4191R-R291955Not draftedMLB--
    12Tommy DavisOF6-2205R-R201959UDFAMLB--
    2Don DemeterOF6-4190R-R241956Not draftedMLB--
    18Solly DrakeOF6-0170B-R281956Not draftedMLB--
    53Don DrysdaleP6-6216R-R221956Not draftedMLB--
    17Carl ErskineP5-10165R-R321948Not draftedMLB--
    29Chuck EssegianOF5-11202R-R271958Not draftedMLB--
    8Ron Fairly1B-OF5-10181L-L201958UDFAMLB--
    45Art FowlerP5-11180R-R361954Not draftedMLB--
    6Carl FurilloOF6-0190R-R371946Not draftedMLB--
    19Jim Gilliam2B-3B5-10175B-R301953Not draftedMLB--
    11Dick Gray3B5-11165R-R271958Not draftedMLB--
    21Bill HarrisP5-8187L-R271957Not draftedMLB--
    14Gil Hodges1B6-1200R-R351943Not draftedMLB--
    25Frank HowardOF-1B6-7255R-R221958UDFAMLB--
    26Fred KippP6-4200L-L271957Not draftedMLB--
    35Johnny KlippsteinP6-1185R-R311950Not draftedMLB--
    32Sandy KoufaxP6-2210R-L231955UDFAMLB--
    41Clem LabineP6-0180R-R321950Not draftedMLB--
    5Norm Larker1B6-0200L-L281958Not draftedMLB--
    30Bob LillisSS-2B5-11160R-R291958Not draftedMLB--
    16Danny McDevittP5-10175L-L261957Not draftedMLB--
    9Wally MoonOF6-0175L-R291954Not draftedMLB--
    43Charlie Neal2B-SS5-10165R-R281956Not draftedMLB--
    58Joe PignatanoC5-10180R-R291957Not draftedMLB--
    22Johnny PodresP5-11192L-L261953Not draftedMLB--
    20Rip RepulskiOF6-0195R-R311953Not draftedMLB--
    44Johnny RoseboroC5-11190L-R261957Not draftedMLB--
    51Larry SherryP6-2204R-R231958Not draftedMLB--
    34Norm SherryC5-11181R-R271959Not draftedMLB--
    4Duke SniderOF6-0190L-R321947Not draftedMLB--
    37Gene SnyderP5-11175R-L281959Not draftedMLB--
    40Stan WilliamsP6-5230R-R221958Not draftedMLB--
    30Maury WillsSS-3B5-11170B-R261959Not draftedMLB--
    23Don Zimmer3B-2B5-7175R-R281954Not draftedMLB--


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