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1959 New York Yankees (MLB)

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Nickname:
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
9Hank BauerOF363414481
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20
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09
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3942335421224.238.307.375682.138.240.2571.6437.9128380
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
38Johnny BlanchardC-OF2659610
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1
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02
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40071200002.169.258.288546.119.237.1781.7129.51766
22Gary BlaylockP27211
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1
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001000100000.500.5001.0001500.500.5001.000----22
34Clete BoyerSS-3B22114420
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2
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0031062302312.175.215.193408.018.079.2173.83--22124
29Fritz BrickellSS2439410
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1
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01
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40011000101.256.275.359634.103.128.32110.0039.01441
22,49Jim BronstadP235000000000310000.000.167.000167.000.000.000----06
6Andy Carey3B271011126
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1
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03
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91171700104.257.306.356662.099.168.2842.4333.736109
39Jim CoatesP262112
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00000011600000.095.136.095231.000.048.40016.00--222
28Art DitmarP3076615
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4
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01
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111001000115.197.195.289484.092.105.212--76.02278
26Ryne DurenP3014000000002810301.000.176.000176.000.143.0004.00--020
16Whitey FordP3065615
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4
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01
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600121100300.231.351.338689.108.292.2640.9265.02280
45Mark FreemanP282000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
48John GablerP286000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
47Eli GrbaP241413
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1
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000001300100.214.267.286553.071.143.2733.00--416
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
44Ken HuntOF241224
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1
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001000300010.333.308.417725.083.083.400----513
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
53Johnny KucksP252000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
18Don LarsenP2947812
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0080071500112.255.345.298643.043.191.3642.14--1456
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
11Jerry Lumpe3B2645210
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0002006705202.222.314.222536.000.133.2631.17--1053
24Duke MaasP304035
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00010031500511.125.182.125307.000.075.1925.00--549
7Mickey MantleOF27541104154
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23
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4
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31
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752139312626127.285.390.514904.229.434.3191.3517.5278639
12Gil McDougald2B-SS3143444109
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34033540335411.251.309.353662.101.175.2661.14108.5153481
15Jim PisoniOF291723
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01001900200.176.222.294516.118.176.3759.00--520
1Bobby Richardson2B2346953141
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18
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6
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33552620031033.301.335.377712.077.132.3090.77234.5177508
30Bobby ShantzP332345
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001003600300.217.308.304612.087.217.2942.00--729
25Norm SiebernOF2538052103
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011
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5331417122353.271.341.403744.132.245.3041.7334.5153431
14Bill Skowron1B282823984
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59102047302210.298.349.539888.241.316.3112.3518.8152309
17Enos SlaughterOF43991017
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06
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2110131901112.172.265.374639.202.343.1471.4616.537114
47Tom SturdivantP296000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
23Ralph TerryP234104
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0000001800200.098.119.098217.000.024.1218.00--444
20Marv Throneberry1B251922746
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2200185101222.240.302.391693.151.245.2812.8324.075214
19Bob TurleyP284634
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00010051810201.087.192.087279.000.109.1433.60--454
51Gordie WindhornOF2511000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----011
Batting Totals19555379687139722440153651452245782830377638101.260.316.402718.142.231.2801.8135.221605950
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
22Gary Blaylock27013.46151007025301310015201111.7310.380.005.196.921.33
23Ralph Terry23373.40241651101271305548730552021.269.210.502.133.901.83
47Tom Sturdivant29025.047300102520161449161001.167.201.443.245.761.78
30Bobby Shantz33732.373342214394643325433663001.026.060.383.136.252.00
55Zach Monroe27006.0030002033222210001.679.006.006.003.000.50
24Duke Maas301484.433821319413814982681453671021.469.720.913.464.371.26
18Don Larsen29674.322518313312412265601476697021.588.781.015.474.970.91
53Johnny Kucks25018.47910040162116165991001.7611.122.654.764.761.00
47Eli Grba24256.48196005050524436639230001.829.361.087.024.140.59
48John Gabler28112.84310000192166110111011.639.950.474.745.211.10
45Mark Freeman28002.5711000076220240001.147.710.002.575.142.00
16Whitey Ford3016103.0435299241204194826913891145111.398.560.573.935.031.28
26Ryne Duren30361.8741000291476491816643964031.195.730.705.0311.222.23
28Art Ditmar301392.903825717120215675651752960181.036.950.762.324.281.85
39Jim Coates26612.88374201701008939321036641231.258.010.903.245.761.78
22,49Jim Bronstad23035.28163008229341917213141011.6210.550.624.034.341.08
19Bob Turley288114.3233227360154141807415831112031.458.240.884.856.491.34
Pitching Totals79753.6037715538111172813991281647560120594836305271.348.240.773.825.381.41
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Hank Bauer360000000001110------------------.97213924
Yogi Berra340116000000070--.997--------------.818706624
Johnny Blanchard26012100000080--.9631.000------------.8893612
Gary Blaylock271500000000001.000------------------220
Clete Boyer220000162600000--------.973.990--------49902
Fritz Brickell24000301500000------1.000--.925--------16354
Jim Bronstad231600000000001.000------------------360
Andy Carey27000034000000--------.916----------39488
Jim Coates26370000000000.923------------------7172
Art Ditmar30380000000000.939------------------21253
Ryne Duren304100000000001.000------------------190
Whitey Ford30350000000000.985------------------15491
Mark Freeman28100000000001.000------------------010
John Gabler28300000000001.000------------------130
Eli Grba24190000000000.923------------------391
Elston Howard3004350000000280--.992.985------------.9797124910
Ken Hunt2400000000050------------------1.000900
Tony Kubek2200011767000530--------.966.968------.97621925615
Johnny Kucks25900000000001.000------------------150
Don Larsen29250000000000.931------------------5222
Hector Lopez290000760000350--------.926--------.95512814820
Jerry Lumpe26000112400000------1.0001.0001.000--------11360
Duke Maas30380000000000.971------------------5281
Mickey Mantle270000000001430------------------.99536672
Gil McDougald3100053255200000------.989.973.975--------19034510
Zach Monroe27300000000001.000------------------010
Jim Pisoni29000000000150------------------1.0001700
Bobby Richardson23000109121400000------.9701.000.912--------26933622
Bobby Shantz33330000000000.933------------------8202
Norm Siebern25002000000930----1.000------------.98919032
Bill Skowron28007200000000----.991--------------626436
Enos Slaughter43000000000260------------------.9642701
Tom Sturdivant29700000000001.000------------------340
Ralph Terry23240000000000.939------------------10212
Marv Throneberry250054000000130----.989------------1.000346294
Bob Turley28330000000000.967------------------11181
Gordie Windhorn2500000000040------------------1.000400


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