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1959 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 71-83 .461
Rank: 7th in National League
Run Differential: 641-725 -84
Roster Continuity 54.83% 15/16
Manager(s): Solly Hemus
General Manager: Bing Devine
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Sportsman's Park
Attendance: 929,953 11/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Harry Walker
Assistant Coach: Johnny Keane
Assistant Coach: Ray Katt
Pitching Coach: Howie Pollet
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
  • 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 St. Louis Cardinals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    11Don Blasingame2B5-10165L-R271955Not draftedMLB--
    24Bob BlaylockP6-1185R-R241956Not draftedMLB--
    44Gary BlaylockP6-0196R-R271959Not draftedMLB--
    14Ken Boyer3B-1B6-2200R-R281955Not draftedMLB--
    30Marshall BridgesP6-1180B-L281959Not draftedMLB--
    32Ernie BroglioP6-2200R-R231959Not draftedMLB--
    37Jim BrosnanP6-4210R-R291954Not draftedMLB--
    20Duke CarmelOF-1B6-3202L-L221959Not draftedMLB--
    38Tom CheneyP6-0180R-R241957Not draftedMLB--
    22Gino CimoliOF6-2200R-R291956Not draftedMLB--
    36Phil ClarkP6-3210R-R261958Not draftedMLB--
    18George Crowe1B6-2212L-L361952Not draftedMLB--
    28Joe Cunningham1B6-1190L-L271954Not draftedMLB--
    24Bob DulibaP5-10185R-R241959Not draftedMLB--
    20Joe DurhamOF6-1186R-R271954Not draftedMLB--
    29Chuck EssegianOF5-11202R-R271958Not draftedMLB--
    21Curt FloodOF5-9165R-R211956Not draftedMLB--
    58Bob GibsonP6-1195R-R231959Not draftedMLB--
    10Alex GrammasSS-3B6-0178R-R331954Not draftedMLB--
    27Dick Gray3B5-11165R-R271958Not draftedMLB--
    1Gene GreenC-OF6-2205R-R261957Not draftedMLB--
    42Marv GrissomP6-3195R-R411946Not draftedMLB--
    7Solly Hemus2B5-9175L-R361949Not draftedMLB--
    38Tom HughesP6-2180L-R241959Not draftedMLB--
    16Ray Jablonski3B5-10183R-R321953Not draftedMLB--
    39Larry JacksonP6-2190R-R281955Not draftedMLB--
    36Hal JeffcoatOF-P5-10185R-R341948Not draftedMLB--
    9Ray KattC6-2200R-R321952Not draftedMLB--
    34Alex KellnerP6-0200R-L341948Not draftedMLB--
    25Chick KingOF6-2190R-R281954Not draftedMLB--
    51Tim McCarverC6-1195L-R171959Not draftedMLB--
    41Lindy McDanielP6-3195R-R231955Not draftedMLB--
    49Bob MillerP6-1182R-R201957Not draftedMLB--
    33Vinegar Bend MizellP6-3205R-L281952Not draftedMLB--
    6Stan MusialOF-1B6-0175L-L381941Not draftedMLB--
    25Irv NorenOF6-0190L-L341950Not draftedMLB--
    57Howie NunnP6-0173R-R231959Not draftedMLB--
    25Charlie O'RourkeH6-2195L-L221959Not draftedMLB--
    29Gene OliverC-1B6-2225R-R241959Not draftedMLB--
    44J.W. PorterC-OF6-2180R-R261952Not draftedMLB--
    47Dick RickettsP6-7215L-R251959Not draftedMLB--
    25Wally Shannon2B-SS6-0178L-R261959Not draftedMLB--
    30Bill SmithP6-0190L-L251958Not draftedMLB--
    24Bobby Gene SmithOF5-11185R-R251957Not draftedMLB--
    2Hal SmithC5-11189R-R281956Not draftedMLB--
    45Dean StoneP6-4205L-L281953Not draftedMLB--
    19Lee TateSS5-10165R-R271958Not draftedMLB--
    24Jack UrbanP5-8155R-R301957Not draftedMLB--
    12,26Bill White1B6-0195L-L251956Not draftedMLB--


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