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1959 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  71-83   .461
Result:   7th in National League
Manager(s):  Solly Hemus
General Manager:   Bing Devine
Stadium:  Sportsman's Park
Attendance:  929,953
Playoffs: Season in progress

St. Louis Cardinals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Marv Grissom (41)
Youngest Player:  Tim McCarver (17)
Longest Tenure:  Stan Musial (18)
Top Hitter:  Ken Boyer (11)
Top Pitcher:  Larry Jackson (9)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  54.83%
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

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
11Don Blasingame2b1427-MLB150615901782671241515674222703.289.361.3590221691462935.4.309
14Ken Boyer3b-1b1128-MLB149563861741852894126677727017.309.384.50810002866334031187.9.318
22Gino Cimoliof2529-MLB14351961145407872703783227419.279.327.4300223569404785.2.317
12,26Bill White1b1725-MLB1385177715633912721510346121355.302.344.4700243561384946.6.321
28Joe Cunningham1b1327-MLB1444586515828676026884759239.345.453.47802195563201109.3.371
2Hal Smithc-28-MLB142452351221531350261528165013.270.295.4030182473354564.3.265
10Alex Grammasss-3b-33-MLB131368439914233033382616539.269.337.3420126415289484.4.281
6Stan Musialof-1b4438-MLB115341378713214440260250110312.255.364.4280146404271605.9.239
21Curt Floodof-21-MLB12120824537372621163500026.255.305.418087226164284.5.274
29Gene Oliverc-1b-24-MLB681721442906283274100024.244.271.401069181138183.4.283
18George Crowe1b-36-MLB771031431608290051202014.301.330.59210006110977217.4.274
25Wally Shannon2b-ss-26-MLB479552750050001210000.284.292.3370329668104.0.325
16Ray Jablonski3b-32-MLB60871122403141081900013.253.312.4020359669114.2.288
39Larry Jacksonp6228-MLB54809910020022500700.112.134.1250108978-4-1.2.164
33Vinegar Bend Mizellp-28-MLB317571411070132900500.187.218.227017836710.2.304
1Gene Greenc-of-26-MLB307481460130051801001.189.241.311023796152.2.236
32Ernie Brogliop-23-MLB35613600040031800302.098.141.098066760-4-1.7.140
24Bobby Gene Smithof-25-MLB436011131117001900002.217.230.317019614942.0.240
27Dick Gray3b-27-MLB36519161016306801201.314.386.392020593886.0.357
19Lee Tatess-27-MLB4150571114005711202.140.232.260013584721.4.143
29Chuck Essegianof-27-MLB17392721050011300003.179.200.282011403500.2.269
44Gary Blaylockp-27-MLB31344400240001700100.118.118.2940103531-1-0.5.133
44J.W. Porterc-of-26-MLB2333573012001410000.212.257.394013352644.3.214
41Lindy McDanielp-23UDFA: 1958MLB62292100000031600300.034.125.034013531-3-2.6.077
58Bob Gibsonp-23UDFA: 1957MLB21261320010001000100.115.115.192052724-1-0.9.187
9Ray Kattc-32-MLB1524072002000800102.292.292.37509252022.2.437
51Tim McCarverc-17UDFA: 1959MLB824341000002100000.167.231.20805262011.7.174
49Bob Millerp-20UDFA: 1958MLB11241500010011300100.208.240.2080526200-0.3.455
20Duke Carmelof-1b-22-MLB1023231003011600000.130.167.174042421-1-0.7.176
30Marshall Bridgesp-28-MLB2723351014001600200.217.250.39109262023.1.250
47Dick Rickettsp-25-MLB1218010000000700200.056.056.056012019-2-2.6.091
7Solly Hemus2b-36-MLB2417242001008210000.235.500.353062613510.1.267
34Alex Kellnerp-34-MLB129020000000400000.222.222.22202970-0.2.400
25Irv Norenof6834-MLB88011000000200001.125.125.2500288--.167
25Chick Kingof-28-MLB57030001000200010.429.375.429038516.2.500
37Jim Brosnanp-29-MLB207020100000200000.286.286.571100047517.0.400
20Joe Durhamof-27-MLB65200000000100000.000.000.0000055--.000
24Bob Dulibap-24-MLB114000000000300000.000.000.0000044--.000
45Dean Stonep-28-MLB184000000000200000.000.000.0000044--.000
36Hal Jeffcoatof-p-34-MLB123000000000300000.000.000.0000033--.000
25Charlie O'Rourkeh-22-MLB22000000000000000.000.000.0000022--.000
24Bob Blaylockp-24-MLB31000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
24Jack Urbanp-30-MLB81000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
38Tom Hughesp-24-MLB21000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
30Bill Smithp-25-MLB61000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
57Howie Nunnp-23-MLB161000000000000100.000.000.0000022--.000
Totals: (46 players)1545317641143224449118605655348574719496026108.269.331.4007312128590741327574.9.293

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
39Larry Jackson928-MLB14133.30403712320256.0271103941364145701.319.530.462.255.100.44.3321.26
33Vinegar Bend Mizell2928-MLB13104.2031308110201.1196104942189108211.428.760.943.984.830.82.2900.70
32Ernie Broglio2823-MLB7124.7235256340181.1174104952089133801.458.640.994.426.600.67.3120.82
41Lindy McDaniel2323UDFA: 1958MLB14123.82627104715132.014461561141861001.409.820.752.805.860.48.3401.86
44Gary Blaylock-27-MLB455.1326123010100.01176157144361301.6010.531.263.875.490.70--1.00
30Marshall Bridges-28-MLB634.262741011176.0673836103776301.377.931.184.389.000.49.3110.84
58Bob Gibson-23UDFA: 1957MLB353.33139213075.277352843948401.539.160.484.645.710.81.3171.09
49Bob Miller-20UDFA: 1958MLB433.311110301070.266312622143011.238.410.252.675.480.49.2991.36
47Dick Ricketts-25-MLB165.82129002055.268423673025101.7610.991.134.854.041.20.3530.65
34Alex Kellner-34-MLB213.16124002037.031171391019001.117.542.192.434.620.53.2590.67
37Jim Brosnan3529-MLB134.912010010233.034181851518101.489.271.364.094.910.83.3021.27
45Dean Stone-28-MLB014.20181005130.030151441617201.539.001.204.805.100.94.4001.36
24Bob Duliba-24-MLB012.78110005122.2197721214201.377.540.794.765.560.86.2501.64
57Howie Nunn-23-MLB227.59160004021.123181831520101.789.701.276.338.440.75.3570.89
36Hal Jeffcoat4234-MLB019.17110006017.2331818497102.3816.812.044.583.571.29--1.90
38Tom Cheney-24-MLB016.94112005011.217992118102.4013.111.548.496.171.38.4550.41
24Jack Urban-30-MLB009.2880003010.2181111174002.3415.190.845.913.371.75.4861.17
24Bob Blaylock-24-MLB014.003100009.0854133001.228.001.003.003.001.00.2591.10
30Bill Smith-25-MLB001.086000218.11131034001.6811.880.003.244.320.75.4230.70
36Phil Clark-26-MLB0112.867000207.081110085002.2910.290.0010.296.431.60.3811.29
38Tom Hughes-24-MLB0215.752200004.0997222002.7520.254.504.504.501.00.3890.57
42Marv Grissom-41-MLB0022.503000202.0655200003.0027.009.000.000.00--.4001.00
Totals: (46 players)71834.34154154368118211,36314277256571185648464621.419.420.903.725.590.67.370 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Hal SmithC14175860913.9890.00 
J.W. PorterC19534011.0000.00 
Ray KattC1438210.9760.00 
Gene GreenC11343001.0000.00 
Gene OliverC924210.9630.00 
Tim McCarverC632210.9710.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Stan Musial1B9062363772.9900.00 
Bill White1B7140425232.9950.00 
Joe Cunningham1B351589122.9940.00 
George Crowe1B148212091.0000.00 
Gene Oliver1B5392011.0000.00 
Irv Noren1B110011.0000.00 
J.W. Porter1B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Don Blasingame2B15036243917104.9790.00 
Wally Shannon2B10131832.9120.00 
Dick Gray2B210001.0000.00 
Lee Tate2B223011.0000.00 
Curt Flood2B10000.0000.00 
Solly Hemus2B103001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ken Boyer3B1431343002032.9560.00 
Ray Jablonski3B1972032.9000.00 
Dick Gray3B61420.7140.00 
Lee Tate3B201001.0000.00 
Solly Hemus3B102001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Alex GrammasSS1302163732280.9640.00 
Lee TateSS39314569.9270.00 
Wally ShannonSS212717071.0000.00 
Dick GraySS13101313.9580.00 
Ken BoyerSS1291021.9050.00 
Ray JablonskiSS10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gino CimoliOF1412671262.9790.00 
Joe CunninghamOF121201561.9720.00 
Curt FloodOF106147151.9670.00 
Bill WhiteOF92175271.9620.00 
Gene OliverOF4262130.9550.00 
Bobby Gene SmithOF3231311.9710.00 
Gene GreenOF1928622.9440.00 
Duke CarmelOF10150001.0000.00 
Chuck EssegianOF981001.0000.00 
Chick KingOF470001.0000.00 
Stan MusialOF310001.0000.00 
Irv NorenOF20000.0000.00 
Joe DurhamOF120001.0000.00 
Dick GrayOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lindy McDanielP6213273133.9272.59 
Larry JacksonP40256183725.9651.93 
Ernie BroglioP351811130021.0002.04 
Vinegar Bend MizellP3120192331.9141.43 
Marshall BridgesP27762310.8330.59 
Gary BlaylockP26100111621.9312.43 
Jim BrosnanP203348011.0003.27 
Dean StoneP18302410.8571.80 
Howie NunnP162106011.0002.56 
Bob GibsonP137561022.8891.91 
Alex KellnerP12373410.8751.70 
Dick RickettsP12552230.5710.65 
Tom CheneyP111102001.0001.61 
Bob DulibaP112247001.0004.46 
Hal JeffcoatP111713001.0002.09 
Bob MillerP1170616011.0002.82 
Jack UrbanP81001001.0000.88 
Phil ClarkP7703001.0003.86 
Bill SmithP6801001.0001.11 
Bob BlaylockP3902001.0002.00 
Marv GrissomP3201001.0004.50 
Tom HughesP240000.0000.00 


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