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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
  • 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 New York Yankees season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    9Hank BauerOF6-0192R-R361948Not draftedMLB--
    8Yogi BerraC5-8194L-R341946Not draftedMLB--
    38Johnny BlanchardOF-C6-1198L-R261955Not draftedMLB--
    22Gary BlaylockP6-0196R-R271959Not draftedMLB--
    34Clete Boyer3B6-0182R-R221955Not draftedMLB--
    29Fritz BrickellSS5-5157R-R241959Not draftedMLB--
    22,49Jim BronstadP6-3196R-R231959Not draftedMLB--
    6Andy Carey3B6-1195R-R271952Not draftedMLB--
    39Jim CoatesP6-4192R-R261956Not draftedMLB--
    28Art DitmarP6-2196R-R301954Not draftedMLB--
    26Ryne DurenP6-1195R-R301954Not draftedMLB--
    16Whitey FordP5-10181L-L301950Not draftedMLB--
    45Mark FreemanP6-4220R-R281959Not draftedMLB--
    48John GablerP6-2165B-R281959Not draftedMLB--
    47Eli GrbaP6-2207R-R241959Not draftedMLB--
    32Elston HowardC-OF6-2200R-R301955Not draftedMLB--
    44Ken HuntOF6-1205R-R241959Not draftedMLB--
    10Tony KubekSS6-3191L-R221957Not draftedMLB--
    53Johnny KucksP6-3184R-R251955Not draftedMLB--
    18Don LarsenP6-4227R-R291953Not draftedMLB--
    11Hector LopezOF-3B5-11182R-R291955Not draftedMLB--
    11Jerry Lumpe2B6-2185L-R261956Not draftedMLB--
    24Duke MaasP5-10170R-R301955Not draftedMLB--
    7Mickey MantleOF5-11198B-R271951Not draftedMLB--
    12Gil McDougald2B-3B6-1180R-R311951Not draftedMLB--
    55Zach MonroeP6-0198R-R271958Not draftedMLB--
    15Jim PisoniOF5-10169R-R291953Not draftedMLB--
    1Bobby Richardson2B5-9170R-R231955Not draftedMLB--
    30Bobby ShantzP5-6142R-L331949Not draftedMLB--
    25Norm Siebern1B-OF6-3205L-R251956Not draftedMLB--
    14Bill Skowron1B5-11195R-R281954Not draftedMLB--
    17Enos SlaughterOF5-9192L-R431938Not draftedMLB--
    47Tom SturdivantP6-1186L-R291955Not draftedMLB--
    23Ralph TerryP6-3195R-R231956Not draftedMLB--
    20Marv Throneberry1B6-0197L-L251955Not draftedMLB--
    19Bob TurleyP6-2215R-R281951Not draftedMLB--
    51Gordie WindhornOF6-1185R-R251959Not draftedMLB--


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