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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:  -

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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
11Don Blasingame2BMLB5-10165LeftRight3/16/193227Corinth,MississippiUDFA 

24Bob BlaylockPMLB6-1185RightRight6/28/193524Chattanooga,OklahomaUDFA 
44Gary BlaylockPMLB6-0196RightRight10/11/193127Clarkton,MissouriUDFA 
14Ken Boyer3B-1BMLB6-2200RightRight5/20/193128Liberty,MissouriUDFA 
30Marshall BridgesPMLB6-1180BothLeft6/2/193128Jackson,MississippiUDFA 
32Ernie BroglioPMLB6-2200RightRight8/27/193523Berkeley,CaliforniaUDFA 
37Jim BrosnanPMLB6-4210RightRight10/24/192929Cincinnati,OhioUDFA 
20Duke CarmelOF-1BMLB6-3202LeftLeft4/23/193722New York,New YorkUDFA 
38Tom CheneyPMLB6-0180RightRight10/14/193424Morgan,GeorgiaUDFA 
22Gino CimoliOFMLB6-2200RightRight12/18/192929San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
36Phil ClarkPMLB6-3210RightRight10/3/193226Albany,GeorgiaUDFA 
18George Crowe1BMLB6-2212LeftLeft3/22/192336Whiteland,IndianaUDFA 
28Joe Cunningham1BMLB6-1190LeftLeft8/27/193127Paterson,New JerseyUDFA 
24Bob DulibaPMLB5-10185RightRight1/9/193524Glen Lyon,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
20Joe DurhamOFMLB6-1186RightRight7/31/193127Newport News,VirginiaUDFA 
29Chuck EssegianOFMLB5-11202RightRight8/9/193127Boston,MassachusettsUDFA 
21Curt FloodOFMLB5-9165RightRight1/18/193821Houston,TexasUDFA 
58Bob GibsonPMLB6-1195RightRight11/9/193523Omaha,Nebraska1957UDFA STL
10Alex GrammasSS-3BMLB6-0178RightRight4/3/192633Birmingham,AlabamaUDFA 
27Dick Gray3BMLB5-11165RightRight7/11/193127Jefferson,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
1Gene GreenC-OFMLB6-2205RightRight6/26/193326Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
42Marv GrissomPMLB6-3195RightRight3/31/191841Los Molinos,CaliforniaUDFA 
7Solly Hemus2BMLB5-9175LeftRight4/17/192336Phoenix,ArizonaUDFA 
38Tom HughesPMLB6-2180LeftRight9/13/193424 UDFA 
16Ray Jablonski3BMLB5-10183RightRight12/17/192632Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
39Larry JacksonPMLB6-2190RightRight6/2/193128Nampa,IdahoUDFA 
36Hal JeffcoatOF-PMLB5-10185RightRight9/6/192434West Columbia,South CarolinaUDFA 
9Ray KattCMLB6-2200RightRight5/9/192732New Braunfels,TexasUDFA 
34Alex KellnerPMLB6-0200RightLeft8/26/192434Tucson,ArizonaUDFA 
25Chick KingOFMLB6-2190RightRight11/10/193028Paris,TennesseeUDFA 
51Tim McCarverCMLB6-1195LeftRight10/16/194117Memphis,Tennessee1959UDFA STL
41Lindy McDanielPMLB6-3195RightRight12/13/193523Hollis,Oklahoma1958UDFA STL
49Bob MillerPMLB6-1182RightRight2/18/193920St. Louis,Missouri1958UDFA STL
33Vinegar Bend MizellPMLB6-3205RightLeft8/13/193028Vinegar Bend,AlabamaUDFA 
6Stan MusialOF-1BMLB6-0175LeftLeft11/21/192038Donora,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
25Irv NorenOFMLB6-0190LeftLeft11/29/192434Jamestown,New YorkUDFA 
57Howie NunnPMLB6-0173RightRight10/18/193523Westfield,North CarolinaUDFA 
25Charlie O'RourkeHMLB6-2195LeftLeft6/22/193722Walla Walla,WashingtonUDFA 
29Gene OliverC-1BMLB6-2225RightRight3/22/193524Moline,IllinoisUDFA 
44J.W. PorterC-OFMLB6-2180RightRight1/17/193326Shawnee,OklahomaUDFA 
47Dick RickettsPMLB6-7215LeftRight12/4/193325Pottstown,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
25Wally Shannon2B-SSMLB6-0178LeftRight1/23/193326Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
30Bill SmithPMLB6-0190LeftLeft6/8/193425Washington,DCUDFA 
24Bobby Gene SmithOFMLB5-11185RightRight5/28/193425Hood River,OregonUDFA 
2Hal SmithCMLB5-11189RightRight6/1/193128Barling,ArkansasUDFA 
45Dean StonePMLB6-4205LeftLeft9/1/193028Moline,IllinoisUDFA 
19Lee TateSSMLB5-10165RightRight3/18/193227Black Rock,ArkansasUDFA 
24Jack UrbanPMLB5-8155RightRight12/5/192830Omaha,NebraskaUDFA 
12,26Bill White1BMLB6-0195LeftLeft1/28/193425Lakewood,FloridaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Jack BuckBroadcaster 
Harry CarayBroadcaster 
Bing DevineGeneral Manager 
Joe GaragiolaBroadcaster 
Solly HemusManager 
Ray KattAssistant Coach 
Johnny KeaneAssistant Coach 
Howie PolletPitching Coach 
Harry WalkerAssistant Coach 


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