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1959 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-75 .513
Rank: 3rd in American League
Run Differential: 687-647 + 40
Manager(s): Casey Stengel
General Manager: George Weiss
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 1,552,030 3/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jim Turner
Assistant Coach: Ralph Houk
Third Base Coach: Frankie Crosetti
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9460.610--
8965.5785.0
7975.51315.0
7678.49418.0
7579.48719.0
7480.48120.0
6688.42928.0
6391.40931.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
7Mickey MantleOF27541104154
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4
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31
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752139312626127.285.390.514904.229.434.3191.3517.5278639
10Tony KubekSS-OF2251267143
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25
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7
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6
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513324462313211.279.313.391704.111.158.2971.9285.3200553
8Yogi BerraC3447264134
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25
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1
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19
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6912433845026.284.347.462809.178.267.2760.8824.8218521
1Bobby Richardson2B2346953141
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18
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6
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2
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33552620031033.301.335.377712.077.132.3090.77234.5177508
32Elston Howard1B-C3044359121
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24
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6
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18
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73012057344412.273.306.476782.203.246.2772.8524.6211474
12Gil McDougald2B-SS3143444109
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8
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4
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34033540335411.251.309.353662.101.175.2661.14108.5153481
11Hector Lopez3B2940660115
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16
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2
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16
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6931285461349.283.336.451787.167.241.2911.9325.4183447
25Norm SiebernOF2538052103
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17
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011
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5331417122353.271.341.403744.132.245.3041.7334.5153431
9Hank BauerOF363414481
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3942335421224.238.307.375682.138.240.2571.6437.9128380
14Bill Skowron1B282823984
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5
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15
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59102047302210.298.349.539888.241.316.3112.3518.8152309
20Marv Throneberry1B251922746
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2200185101222.240.302.391693.151.245.2812.8324.075214
34Clete BoyerSS-3B22114420
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0031062302312.175.215.193408.018.079.2173.83--22124
6Andy Carey3B271011126
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91171700104.257.306.356662.099.168.2842.4333.736109
17Enos SlaughterOF43991017
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06
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2110131901112.172.265.374639.202.343.1471.4616.537114
28Art DitmarP3076615
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111001000115.197.195.289484.092.105.212--76.02278
16Whitey FordP3065615
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600121100300.231.351.338689.108.292.2640.9265.02280
38Johnny BlanchardC-OF2659610
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40071200002.169.258.288546.119.237.1781.7129.51766
18Don LarsenP2947812
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0080071500112.255.345.298643.043.191.3642.14--1456
19Bob TurleyP284634
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00010051810201.087.192.087279.000.109.1433.60--454
11Jerry Lumpe3B2645210
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0002006705202.222.314.222536.000.133.2631.17--1053
23Ralph TerryP234104
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0000001800200.098.119.098217.000.024.1218.00--444
24Duke MaasP304035
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00010031500511.125.182.125307.000.075.1925.00--549
29Fritz BrickellSS2439410
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40011000101.256.275.359634.103.128.32110.0039.01441
30Bobby ShantzP332345
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001003600300.217.308.304612.087.217.2942.00--729
39Jim CoatesP262112
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00000011600000.095.136.095231.000.048.40016.00--222
15Jim PisoniOF291723
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01001900200.176.222.294516.118.176.3759.00--520
26Ryne DurenP3014000000002810301.000.176.000176.000.143.0004.00--020
47Eli GrbaP241413
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000001300100.214.267.286553.071.143.2733.00--416
44Ken HuntOF241224
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001000300010.333.308.417725.083.083.400----513
51Gordie WindhornOF2511000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----011
48John GablerP286000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
47Tom SturdivantP296000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
22,49Jim BronstadP235000000000310000.000.167.000167.000.000.000----06
22Gary BlaylockP27211
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001000100000.500.5001.0001500.500.5001.000----22
45Mark FreemanP282000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
53Johnny KucksP252000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
Batting Totals19555379687139722440153651452245782830377638101.260.316.402718.142.231.2801.8135.221605950
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
16Whitey Ford3016103.0435299241204194826913891145111.398.560.573.935.031.28
28Art Ditmar301392.903825717120215675651752960181.036.950.762.324.281.85
19Bob Turley288114.3233227360154141807415831112031.458.240.884.856.491.34
24Duke Maas301484.433821319413814982681453671021.469.720.913.464.371.26
23Ralph Terry23373.40241651101271305548730552021.269.210.502.133.901.83
18Don Larsen29674.322518313312412265601476697021.588.781.015.474.970.91
39Jim Coates26612.88374201701008939321036641231.258.010.903.245.761.78
30Bobby Shantz33732.373342214394643325433663001.026.060.383.136.252.00
26Ryne Duren30361.8741000291476491816643964031.195.730.705.0311.222.23
47Eli Grba24256.48196005050524436639230001.829.361.087.024.140.59
22,49Jim Bronstad23035.28163008229341917213141011.6210.550.624.034.341.08
22Gary Blaylock27013.46151007025301310015201111.7310.380.005.196.921.33
47Tom Sturdivant29025.047300102520161449161001.167.201.443.245.761.78
48John Gabler28112.84310000192166110111011.639.950.474.745.211.10
53Johnny Kucks25018.47910040162116165991001.7611.122.654.764.761.00
45Mark Freeman28002.5711000076220240001.147.710.002.575.142.00
55Zach Monroe27006.0030002033222210001.679.006.006.003.000.50
Pitching Totals79753.6037715538111172813991281647560120594836305271.348.240.773.825.381.41
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Yogi BerraC1166986129.9970.00
Elston HowardC432212322.9920.00
Johnny BlanchardC1225111.9630.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill Skowron1B7262643668.9910.00
Marv Throneberry1B5433727440.9890.00
Elston Howard1B5044426739.9850.00
Norm Siebern1B2152011.0000.00
Johnny Blanchard1B130001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bobby Richardson2B1092562921785.9700.00
Gil McDougald2B53119146340.9890.00
Fritz Brickell2B320001.0000.00
Tony Kubek2B10000.0000.00
Jerry Lumpe2B121011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hector Lopez3B76661471715.9260.00
Andy Carey3B343948810.9160.00
Gil McDougald3B25135925.9730.00
Tony Kubek3B17203625.9660.00
Clete Boyer3B1692710.9730.00
Jerry Lumpe3B12524031.0000.00
Bobby Richardson3B1223001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tony KubekSS671212171142.9680.00
Gil McDougaldSS5258140525.9750.00
Clete BoyerSS264063114.9900.00
Fritz BrickellSS15143543.9250.00
Bobby RichardsonSS14114159.9120.00
Jerry LumpeSS4411021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mickey MantleOF143366723.9950.00
Hank BauerOF111139240.9720.00
Norm SiebernOF93175120.9890.00
Tony KubekOF5378322.9760.00
Hector LopezOF3562131.9550.00
Elston HowardOF2847010.9790.00
Enos SlaughterOF2627010.9640.00
Jim PisoniOF15170001.0000.00
Marv ThroneberryOF1392001.0000.00
Johnny BlanchardOF88010.8890.00
Yogi BerraOF78121.8180.00
Ken HuntOF590001.0000.00
Gordie WindhornOF440001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ryne DurenP417619021.0001.18
Art DitmarP38202212532.9392.05
Duke MaasP3813852812.9712.15
Jim CoatesP3710071720.9232.16
Whitey FordP35204154915.9852.82
Bobby ShantzP339482021.9332.68
Bob TurleyP33154111811.9671.69
Don LarsenP2512452221.9311.96
Ralph TerryP24127102120.9392.20
Eli GrbaP19503910.9232.16
Jim BronstadP162936001.0002.78
Gary BlaylockP152522001.0001.43
Johnny KucksP91615001.0003.33
Tom SturdivantP72534011.0002.51
John GablerP31913011.0001.88
Zach MonroeP3301001.0002.90
Mark FreemanP1701001.0001.29


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