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1959 NEW YORK YANKEES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  79-75   .513
Result:   3rd in American League
Manager(s):  Casey Stengel
General Manager:   George Weiss
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium
Attendance:  1,552,030
Playoffs: Season in progress

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Enos Slaughter (43)
Youngest Player:  Clete Boyer (22)
Longest Tenure:  Yogi Berra (14)
Top Hitter:  Mickey Mantle (1)
Top Pitcher:  Art Ditmar (15)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  93.68%
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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
9Hank BauerOFMLB6-0192RightRight7/31/192236East St. Louis,IllinoisUDFA 

8Yogi BerraCMLB5-8194LeftRight5/12/192534St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
38Johnny BlanchardOF-CMLB6-1198LeftRight2/26/193326Minneapolis,MinnesotaUDFA 
22Gary BlaylockPMLB6-0196RightRight10/11/193127Clarkton,MissouriUDFA 
34Clete Boyer3BMLB6-0182RightRight2/9/193722Cassville,MissouriUDFA 
29Fritz BrickellSSMLB5-5157RightRight3/19/193524Wichita,KansasUDFA 
22,49Jim BronstadPMLB6-3196RightRight6/22/193623Fort Worth,TexasUDFA 
6Andy Carey3BMLB6-1195RightRight10/18/193127Oakland,CaliforniaUDFA 
39Jim CoatesPMLB6-4192RightRight8/4/193226Farnham,VirginiaUDFA 
28Art DitmarPMLB6-2196RightRight4/3/192930Winthrop,MassachusettsUDFA 
26Ryne DurenPMLB6-1195RightRight2/22/192930Cazenovia,WisconsinUDFA 
16Whitey FordPMLB5-10181LeftLeft10/21/192830New York,New YorkUDFA 
45Mark FreemanPMLB6-4220RightRight12/7/193028Memphis,TennesseeUDFA 
48John GablerPMLB6-2165BothRight10/2/193028Kansas City,MissouriUDFA 
47Eli GrbaPMLB6-2207RightRight8/9/193424Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
32Elston HowardC-OFMLB6-2200RightRight2/23/192930St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
44Ken HuntOFMLB6-1205RightRight7/13/193424Grand Forks,North DakotaUDFA 
10Tony KubekSSMLB6-3191LeftRight10/12/193622Milwaukee,WisconsinUDFA 
53Johnny KucksPMLB6-3184RightRight7/27/193325Hoboken,New JerseyUDFA 
18Don LarsenPMLB6-4227RightRight8/7/192929Michigan City,IndianaUDFA 
11Hector LopezOF-3BMLB5-11182RightRight7/9/192929Colon,PanamaUDFA 
11Jerry Lumpe2BMLB6-2185LeftRight6/2/193326Lincoln,MissouriUDFA 
24Duke MaasPMLB5-10170RightRight1/31/192930Utica,MichiganUDFA 
7Mickey MantleOFMLB5-11198BothRight10/20/193127Spavinaw,OklahomaUDFA 
12Gil McDougald2B-3BMLB6-1180RightRight5/19/192831San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
55Zach MonroePMLB6-0198RightRight7/8/193127Peoria,IllinoisUDFA 
15Jim PisoniOFMLB5-10169RightRight8/14/192929St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
1Bobby Richardson2BMLB5-9170RightRight8/19/193523Sumter,South CarolinaUDFA 
30Bobby ShantzPMLB5-6142RightLeft9/26/192533Pottstown,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
25Norm Siebern1B-OFMLB6-3205LeftRight7/26/193325St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
14Bill Skowron1BMLB5-11195RightRight12/18/193028Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
17Enos SlaughterOFMLB5-9192LeftRight4/27/191643Roxboro,North CarolinaUDFA 
47Tom SturdivantPMLB6-1186LeftRight4/28/193029Gordon,KansasUDFA 
23Ralph TerryPMLB6-3195RightRight1/9/193623Big Cabin,OklahomaUDFA 
20Marv Throneberry1BMLB6-0197LeftLeft9/2/193325Collierville,TennesseeUDFA 
19Bob TurleyPMLB6-2215RightRight9/19/193028Troy,IllinoisUDFA 
51Gordie WindhornOFMLB6-1185RightRight12/19/193325Watseka,IllinoisUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Mel AllenBroadcaster 
Red BarberBroadcaster 
Frankie CrosettiThird Base Coach 
Ralph HoukAssistant Coach 
Phil RizzutoBroadcaster 
Casey StengelManager 
Jim TurnerAssistant Coach 
George WeissGeneral Manager 


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