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1959 PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Philadelphia,PA
Team Record:  64-90   .416
Result:   8th in National League
Manager(s):  Eddie Sawyer
General Manager:   John Quinn
Stadium:  Connie Mack Stadium
Attendance:  802,815
Playoffs:  -

Philadelphia Phillies affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Dave Philley (39)
Youngest Player:  Ed Keegan (19)
Longest Tenure:  Granny Hamner (16)
Top Hitter:  Richie Ashburn (18)
Top Pitcher:  Robin Roberts (8)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  72.06%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
LA Dodgers8868.564--
Milwaukee8670.5512.0
SF Giants8371.5394.0
Pittsburgh7876.5069.0
Chi Cubs7480.48113.0
Cincinnati7480.48113.0
St. Louis7183.46116.0
Philadelphia6490.41623.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
9Harry AndersonOF-1BMLB6-3210LeftRight9/10/193127North East,MarylandUDFA 

45,2Sparky Anderson2BMLB5-9170RightRight2/22/193425Bridgewater,South DakotaUDFA 
1Richie AshburnOFMLB5-10170LeftRight3/19/192732Tilden,NebraskaUDFA 
6Jim BolgerOFMLB6-2180RightRight2/23/193227Cincinnati,OhioUDFA 
5Ed Bouchee1BMLB6-1205LeftLeft3/7/193326Livingston,MontanaUDFA 
10Bob BowmanOFMLB6-1195RightRight5/10/193128Laytonville,CaliforniaUDFA 
46Don CardwellPMLB6-4210RightRight12/7/193523Winston-Salem,North CarolinaUDFA 
29Gene ConleyPMLB6-8225RightRight11/10/193028Muskogee,OklahomaUDFA 
35Solly DrakeOFMLB6-0170BothRight10/23/193028Little Rock,ArkansasUDFA 
16John EastonHMLB6-2185RightRight3/4/193326Trenton,New JerseyUDFA 
43Turk FarrellPMLB6-4220RightRight4/8/193425Boston,MassachusettsUDFA 
17Chico FernandezSSMLB6-0170RightRight3/2/193227Havana,CubaUDFA 
4Gene Freese3BMLB5-11175RightRight1/8/193425Wheeling,West VirginiaUDFA 
40,22Ruben GomezPMLB6-0175RightRight7/13/192731Arroyo,Puerto RicoUDFA 
2Granny HamnerIFMLB5-10163RightRight4/26/192732Richmond,VirginiaUDFA 
20Harry Hanebrink2B-OFMLB6-0165LeftRight11/12/192731St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
22Jim HearnPMLB6-3205RightRight4/11/192138Atlanta,GeorgiaUDFA 
38Jim HeganCMLB6-2195RightRight8/3/192038Lynn,MassachusettsUDFA 
6Willie Jones3BMLB6-1192RightRight8/16/192533Dillon,South CarolinaUDFA 
50Ed KeeganPMLB6-3165RightRight7/8/193919Camden,New JerseyUDFA 
15Joe KoppeSSMLB5-10165RightRight10/19/193028Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
7Joe LonnettCMLB5-10180RightRight2/7/192732Beaver Falls,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
42Jack MeyerPMLB6-1175RightRight3/23/193227Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
44Seth MoreheadPMLB6-0195LeftLeft8/15/193424Houston,TexasUDFA 
49Jim OwensPMLB5-11190RightRight1/16/193425Gifford,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
12Dave PhilleyOFMLB6-0188BothRight5/16/192039Paris,TexasUDFA 
44Taylor PhillipsPMLB5-11185LeftLeft6/18/193326Atlanta,GeorgiaUDFA 
14Wally PostOFMLB6-1203RightRight7/9/192929St. Wendelin,OhioUDFA 
36Robin RobertsPMLB6-0190BothRight9/30/192632Springfield,IllinoisUDFA 
34Humberto RobinsonPMLB6-1155RightRight6/25/193029Colon,PanamaUDFA 
41Freddy RodriguezPMLB6-0180RightRight4/29/192435Havana,CubaUDFA 
58Carl SawatskiCMLB5-10210LeftRight11/4/192731Shickshinny,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
33Al SchrollPMLB6-2210RightRight3/22/193227New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
48Ray SemprochPMLB5-11180RightRight1/7/193128Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
41Chris ShortPMLB6-4205RightLeft9/19/193721Milford,Delaware1957UDFA PHI
28Curt SimmonsPMLB6-0187LeftLeft5/19/192930Egypt,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
8Valmy ThomasCMLB5-9165RightRight10/21/192830Santurce,Puerto RicoUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Benny BengoughThird Base Coach 
Dick CarterAssistant Coach 
Tom FerrickPitching Coach 
Claude HaringBroadcaster 
Gene KellyBroadcaster 
John QuinnGeneral Manager 
Johnny RiddleBullpen Coach 
Eddie SawyerManager 
Ken SilvestriAssistant Coach 


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