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1959 Philadelphia Phillies (MLB)

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W-L Record: 64-90 .416
Rank: 8th in National League
Run Differential: 599-725 -126
Roster Continuity 72.06% 11/16
Manager(s): Eddie Sawyer
General Manager: Roy Hamey (1959-01-12), John Quinn
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Connie Mack Stadium
Attendance: 802,815 14/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Ken Silvestri
Assistant Coach: Dick Carter
Bullpen Coach: Johnny Riddle
Pitching Coach: Tom Ferrick
Third Base Coach: Benny Bengough
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
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1Richie AshburnOF32   56486150
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2
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209117942647410.266.360.307667.041.177.2840.53564.0173660
9Harry AndersonOF27   50850122
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28
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6
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14
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63114395514239.240.304.402706.161.246.2692.2136.3204561
5Ed Bouchee1B26   49975142
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4
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15
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74047074542513.285.375.449824.164.297.3061.0633.3224581
45,2Sparky Anderson2B25   47742104
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3
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034694253115215.218.282.249531.031.113.2441.26--119527
14Wally PostOF29   46862119
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17
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6
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22
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94003610134037.254.310.457767.203.280.2792.8121.3214510
15Joe KoppeSS28   42268110
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7
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2877418020436.261.327.386713.126.223.3051.9560.3163472
4Gene Freese3B25   40060107
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23
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7084436154548.268.343.500843.233.350.2631.4217.4200457
12Dave PhilleyOF-1B39   2543274
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3700182713413.291.339.461800.169.240.3031.5036.3117278
58Carl SawatskiC31   1981558
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10
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09
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43003236111115.293.392.480872.187.348.3181.1322.095233
6Willie Jones3B33   1602343
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2400191402124.269.343.469812.200.319.2550.7422.975182
8Valmy ThomasC30   140528
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71091912107.200.253.236489.036.107.2252.11140.033151
17Chico FernandezSS27   1231526
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0321101100514.211.269.268537.057.146.2301.10--33139
20Harry Hanebrink2B-3B31   971025
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70021200103.258.273.340613.082.103.2866.0097.033100
7Joe LonnettC32   93816
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1001141712313.172.284.215499.043.183.1971.2193.020112
36Robin RobertsP32   89617
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0030052310204.191.242.247489.056.112.2584.60--2297
10Bob BowmanOF28   79710
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50052300013.127.176.203379.076.139.1454.6039.51685
49Jim OwensP25   7509
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0060063500300.120.185.133318.013.093.2255.83--1084
29Gene ConleyP28   67316
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0050101610400.239.250.269519.030.015.314----1872
2Granny HamnerSS32   641019
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6015501002.297.348.453801.156.219.2981.0032.02969
35Solly DrakeOF28   62109
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0035581500000.145.243.161404.016.145.1911.88--1070
46Don CardwellP23   5533
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20012810101.055.088.109197.055.073.07728.0055.0658
38Jim HeganC38   51110
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0080131001120.196.232.216448.020.059.2333.33--1157
6Jim BolgerOF27   4814
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001003801014.083.135.104239.021.083.0982.67--552
48Ray SemprochP28   3416
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00020001600200.176.176.176352.000.000.333----636
40,22Ruben GomezP31   1703
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0001001500300.176.222.176398.000.059.2505.00--321
42Jack MeyerP27   1411
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0000000900000.071.071.071142.000.000.200----114
34Humberto RobinsonP29   1323
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002002400110.231.313.308621.077.231.3002.00--417
44Taylor PhillipsP26   1111
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0000000600000.091.091.091182.000.000.200----111
43Turk FarrellP25   601
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0000000300100.167.167.167334.000.000.333----17
41Chris ShortP21   6000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
33Al SchrollP27   401
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002000100000.250.250.500750.250.250.333----24
16John Easton26   3000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000-----03
50Ed KeeganP19   3000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
44Seth MoreheadP24   3100000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
22Jim HearnP38   2100000001100000.000.333.000333.000.500.0001.00--03
Batting Totals19495109599123719638113560394649885834545935111.242.308.362670.120.216.2691.7245.218485701
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
36Robin Roberts32   15174.27353519200257.126713712234351371251.189.351.191.234.803.91
49Jim Owens25   12123.22313011111221.1203977914731358031.258.270.572.975.501.85
29Gene Conley28   1273.00252212321180.0159686013421024021.127.950.652.105.102.43
46Don Cardwell23   9104.0625225100153.0135776922651063041.317.941.293.826.241.63
48Ray Semproch28   3105.3830182073111.211976671259542031.599.560.964.744.340.92
42Jack Meyer27   533.354711021193.2764335953713011.377.280.865.076.801.34
34Humberto Robinson29   243.333141014173.0703627624323101.298.630.742.963.951.33
40,22Ruben Gomez31   386.132012216172.19055491224373101.5811.251.503.004.631.54
44Taylor Phillips26   145.003231012163.0723535431354001.6310.290.574.435.001.13
43Turk Farrell25   164.743800027657.0613030925313001.519.631.423.954.891.24
41Chris Short21   008.3632000014.119131331082012.0712.211.936.435.140.80
22Jim Hearn38   025.7360001011.015772610001.9112.271.644.910.820.17
28Curt Simmons30   004.5070004010.016552040011.6014.401.800.003.60--
44Seth Morehead24   029.9033000010.01511113380001.8013.502.702.707.202.67
33Al Schroll27   119.003000209.112991640002.0012.001.006.004.000.67
50Ed Keegan19   0318.003300009.019181821332013.5619.002.0013.003.000.23
10Bob Bowman28   016.005000406.05541501001.677.501.507.500.000.00
41Freddy Rodriguez35   0013.501000002.04331010012.0018.004.500.004.50--
Batting Totals64904.273451555481011513541357725643150474769394221.359.021.003.155.111.62
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Carl SawatskiC693062374.9790.00
Valmy ThomasC653102573.9800.00
Joe LonnettC43171430.9830.00
Jim HeganC25841112.9900.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ed Bouchee1B1341127951796.9860.00
Dave Philley1B2417411417.9790.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sparky Anderson2B1523434031270.9840.00
Harry Hanebrink2B15111336.8890.00
Joe Koppe2B11715001.0000.00
Gene Freese2B68411.9230.00
Chico Fernandez2B202001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gene Freese3B109831562215.9160.00
Willie Jones3B46407635.9750.00
Harry Hanebrink3B951520.9090.00
Granny Hamner3B10000.0000.00
Valmy Thomas3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe KoppeSS1132183472767.9540.00
Chico FernandezSS407784723.9580.00
Granny HamnerSS15134134.9470.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Richie AshburnOF1493594111.9710.00
Harry AndersonOF1372831764.9800.00
Wally PostOF1202261223.9920.00
Solly DrakeOF37350001.0000.00
Dave PhilleyOF34644011.0000.00
Bob BowmanOF20291011.0000.00
Jim BolgerOF915010.9370.00
Harry HanebrinkOF110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jack MeyerP479341412.9471.74
Turk FarrellP385728001.0001.58
Robin RobertsP35257223812.9842.10
Taylor PhillipsP326351221.8952.43
Jim OwensP3122183314.9761.67
Humberto RobinsonP317331620.9052.34
Ray SemprochP3011162114.9642.19
Don CardwellP2515341332.8501.00
Gene ConleyP2518092922.9501.90
Ruben GomezP207271823.9263.12
Curt SimmonsP71002001.0001.80
Jim HearnP61114001.0004.09
Bob BowmanP5611001.0003.00
Ed KeeganP3901001.0001.00
Seth MoreheadP31011001.0001.80
Al SchrollP3902001.0001.98
Chris ShortP31402001.0001.28
Freddy RodriguezP120000.0000.00


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