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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
  • 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 Philadelphia Phillies season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    9Harry AndersonOF-1B6-3210L-R271957Not draftedMLB--
    45,2Sparky Anderson2B5-9170R-R251959Not draftedMLB--
    1Richie AshburnOF5-10170L-R321948Not draftedMLB--
    6Jim BolgerOF6-2180R-R271950Not draftedMLB--
    5Ed Bouchee1B6-1205L-L261956Not draftedMLB--
    10Bob BowmanOF6-1195R-R281955Not draftedMLB--
    46Don CardwellP6-4210R-R231957Not draftedMLB--
    29Gene ConleyP6-8225R-R281952Not draftedMLB--
    35Solly DrakeOF6-0170B-R281956Not draftedMLB--
    16John EastonH6-2185R-R261959Not draftedMLB--
    43Turk FarrellP6-4220R-R251956Not draftedMLB--
    17Chico FernandezSS6-0170R-R271956Not draftedMLB--
    4Gene Freese3B5-11175R-R251955Not draftedMLB--
    40,22Ruben GomezP6-0175R-R311953Not draftedMLB--
    2Granny HamnerIF5-10163R-R321944Not draftedMLB--
    20Harry Hanebrink2B-OF6-0165L-R311953Not draftedMLB--
    22Jim HearnP6-3205R-R381947Not draftedMLB--
    38Jim HeganC6-2195R-R381941Not draftedMLB--
    6Willie Jones3B6-1192R-R331947Not draftedMLB--
    50Ed KeeganP6-3165R-R191959Not draftedMLB--
    15Joe KoppeSS5-10165R-R281958Not draftedMLB--
    7Joe LonnettC5-10180R-R321956Not draftedMLB--
    42Jack MeyerP6-1175R-R271955Not draftedMLB--
    44Seth MoreheadP6-0195L-L241957Not draftedMLB--
    49Jim OwensP5-11190R-R251955Not draftedMLB--
    12Dave PhilleyOF6-0188B-R391941Not draftedMLB--
    44Taylor PhillipsP5-11185L-L261956Not draftedMLB--
    14Wally PostOF6-1203R-R291949Not draftedMLB--
    36Robin RobertsP6-0190B-R321948Not draftedMLB--
    34Humberto RobinsonP6-1155R-R291955Not draftedMLB--
    41Freddy RodriguezP6-0180R-R351958Not draftedMLB--
    58Carl SawatskiC5-10210L-R311948Not draftedMLB--
    33Al SchrollP6-2210R-R271958Not draftedMLB--
    48Ray SemprochP5-11180R-R281958Not draftedMLB--
    41Chris ShortP6-4205R-L211959Not draftedMLB--
    28Curt SimmonsP6-0187L-L301947Not draftedMLB--
    8Valmy ThomasC5-9165R-R301957Not draftedMLB--

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