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1959 St. Louis CardinalsNational League (MLB)
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Bill Smith played for the 1959 St. Louis Cardinals
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCardinals
LocationSt. Louis,Missouri
Record71-83 (7th)League Rank7thMLB Rank13th
BallparkSportsman's Park
ManagerSolly HemusGeneral ManagerBing Devine
CoachesRay Katt (Assistant Coach), Johnny Keane (Assistant Coach), Howie Pollet (Pitching Coach), Harry Walker (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance929,953 (Rank: 11th)
Years Available1892-2018

Team History -- 1959 Statistics -- 1959 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1959 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
11Don Blasingame2bL27150615901782671241515674227023.289.361.359.72022134691.309.070.179.3299.76.10.60.1615.019.1    
14Ken Boyer3bR28149563861741852894126677720177.309.384.508.89228651633.318.199.329.39110.612.21.24.420.129.3    
22Gino CimoliofR2914351961145407872703783274219.279.327.430.75722355569.317.151.235.3346.514.62.21.464.937.9    
12,26Bill Whiteof-1bL251385177715633912721510346123515.302.344.470.81424354561.321.168.244.3576.110.91.82.143.134.6    
28Joe CunninghamofL271444586515828676026884752399.345.453.478.93121941556.371.133.317.41315.88.50.51.365.426.0    
2Hal SmithcR28142452351221531350261528150613.270.295.403.69818231473.265.133.157.3043.25.91.92.834.825.4    
10Alex GrammasssR33131368439914233033382615369.269.337.342.67912619415.281.073.177.3049.26.30.70.7122.719.2    
6Stan Musial1bL38115341378713214440260250031112.255.364.428.79214629404.239.173.343.34714.96.20.43.524.433.3    
21Curt FloodofR2112120824537372621163500206.255.305.418.7238717226.274.163.245.3207.115.52.23.129.732.1    
29Gene OliverofR24681721442906283274100204.244.271.401.6726915181.283.157.203.2953.922.75.93.328.735.7
1956-   UDFA-SLN
 
18George Crowe1bL36771031431608290051200124.301.330.592.9226114109.274.291.340.3924.611.02.47.312.945.2    
25Wally ShannonssL26479552750050001210000.284.292.337.62932596.325.053.053.2810.012.50.00.00.018.5
1951-   UDFA-SLN
 
16Ray Jablonski3bR3260871122403141081900103.253.313.402.71535796.288.149.253.3198.319.82.43.129.031.8    
39Larry JacksonpR2854809910020022507000.113.134.125.25910189.164.012.038.1212.328.112.50.00.011.1    
33Vinegar Bend MizellpR28317571411070132905000.187.218.227.44517283.304.040.067.2033.634.99.70.00.014.3    
1Gene Greenof-cR26307481460130051800011.189.241.311.55223779.236.122.189.2436.322.83.61.374.050.0    
32Ernie BrogliopR2335613600040031803002.098.141.098.2396067.140.000.049.1184.526.96.00.00.00.0
1954-   UDFA-CIN
 
24Bobby Gene SmithofR25436011131117001900002.217.230.317.54719361.240.100.117.2421.614.89.01.660.023.1    
27Dick GrayssR2736519161016306802011.314.386.392.77820259.357.078.255.34910.213.61.31.751.012.5
1952-   UDFA-BRO
 
19Lee TatessR274150571114005712012.140.232.260.49213358.143.120.220.2218.612.11.41.750.042.9
1953-   UDFA-PHI
 
29Chuck EssegianofR2717392721050011300003.179.200.282.48211340.269.103.128.2132.532.513.00.00.042.9    
44Gary BlaylockpR2731344400240001701000.118.118.294.41210235.133.176.176.1770.048.60.05.717.050.0
1950-   UDFA-SLN
 
44J.W. PortercR262333573012001410000.212.257.394.65113435.214.182.212.2892.911.44.02.933.057.1    
41Lindy McDanielpR2362292100000031603000.034.125.034.1591035.077.000.103.0948.645.75.30.00.00.0    
58Bob GibsonpR2321261320010001001000.115.115.192.3075227.188.077.077.1330.037.00.00.00.066.7
1957-   UDFA-SLN
 
9Ray KattcR321524072002000801002.292.292.375.6679225.438.083.083.2950.032.00.00.00.028.6    
49Bob MillerpR2011241500010011301000.208.240.208.4485026.455.000.042.2093.950.013.00.00.00.0    
51Tim McCarvercL17824341000002100000.167.231.208.4395126.174.041.125.2087.73.90.50.00.025.0
1959-   UDFA-SLN
 
30Marshall BridgespB282723351014001602000.217.250.391.6419226.250.174.217.2833.923.16.03.923.040.0
1953-   UDFA-NY1
 
20Duke CarmelofL221023231003011600000.130.167.174.3414124.176.044.043.1584.225.06.00.00.033.3
1955-   UDFA-SLN
 
47Dick RickettspL251218010000000702000.056.056.056.1121020.091.000.000.0500.035.00.00.00.00.0
1955-   UDFA-SLN
 
7Solly Hemus3b-2bL362417242001008210000.235.500.353.8536226.267.118.588.41330.87.70.30.00.050.0    
34Alex KellnerpR34129020000000400000.222.222.222.444209.400.000.000.2000.044.40.00.00.00.0    
25Irv NorenofL3488011000000200001.125.125.250.375218.167.125.125.1610.025.00.00.00.0100.0    
25Chick KingofR2857030001000200100.429.375.429.804308.500.000.000.3380.025.00.00.00.00.0    
37Jim BrosnanpR29207020100000200000.286.286.571.857417.400.285.286.3610.028.60.00.00.050.0    
20Joe DurhamofR2765200000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.020.00.00.00.00.0    
24Bob DulibapR24114000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.075.00.00.00.00.0
1953-   UDFA-SLN
 
45Dean StonepL28184000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0    
36Hal JeffcoatpR34123000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0    
25Charlie O'RourkehL2222000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1959-   UDFA-SLN
 
24Jack UrbanpR3081000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
24Bob BlaylockpR2431000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0    
38Tom HughespL2421000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1954-   UDFA-SLN
 
57Howie NunnpR23161000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1954-   UDFA-SLN
 
30Bill SmithpL2561000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1953-   UDFA-SLN
 
Batting Totals: (46 players)1545317641143224449118605655348574719602649108.269.331.400.73121284115907.293.400.224.0008.212.71.52.045.128.7 

1959 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
39Larry JacksonR28STMLB14133.304037312320256.02711039413641457041.319.530.462.255.102.273.62.5192.87    
33Vinegar Bend MizellL28STMLB13104.20313018110201.11961049421891082171.428.760.943.984.831.214.65.5654.26    
32Ernie BroglioR23S/RMLB7124.723525106340181.11741049520891338001.458.640.994.426.601.495.16.3683.98
1954-   UDFA-CIN
 
41Lindy McDanielR23R/CLMLB14123.8262755104715132.0144615611418610011.409.820.752.805.862.104.16.5383.28    
44Gary BlaylockR27S/RMLB455.132612143010100.011761571443613001.6010.531.263.875.491.425.49.4444.43
1950-   UDFA-SLN
 
30Marshall BridgesL28RelMLB634.26274231011176.06738361037763001.377.931.184.389.002.054.50.6673.71
1953-   UDFA-NY1
 
58Bob GibsonR23S/RMLB353.331394213075.2773528439484011.549.160.484.645.711.234.16.3753.55
1957-   UDFA-SLN
 
49Bob MillerR20STMLB433.3111101301070.2663126221430111.248.410.252.675.482.053.95.5712.63    
47Dick RickettsR25S/RMLB165.821293002055.2684236730251001.7810.991.134.854.040.836.79.1434.90
1955-   UDFA-SLN
 
34Alex KellnerL34S/RMLB213.161248002037.0311713910190011.117.542.192.434.621.904.14.6675.57    
37Jim BrosnanR29RelMLB134.91201190010233.0341818515181011.489.271.364.094.911.204.91.2504.88    
45Dean StoneL28RelMLB014.2018117005130.0301514416172001.539.001.204.805.101.064.50.0004.74    
24Bob DulibaR24RelMLB012.7811011005122.21977212142001.407.540.794.765.561.172.78.0004.04
1953-   UDFA-SLN
 
57Howie NunnR23RelMLB227.5916016004021.1231818315201001.809.701.276.338.441.337.59.5004.61
1954-   UDFA-SLN
 
36Hal JeffcoatR34RelMLB019.1711011006017.23318184971002.4416.812.044.583.570.789.17.0006.22    
38Tom CheneyR24RelMLB016.941129005011.2179921181022.5013.111.548.496.170.736.94.0006.74    
24Jack UrbanR30RelMLB009.28808003010.21811111740002.4515.190.845.913.370.579.28.0004.98    
24Bob BlaylockR24S/RMLB014.0031200009.08541330001.228.001.003.003.001.005.00.0004.32    
30Bill SmithL25RelMLB001.0860600218.111310340001.7311.880.003.244.321.333.24.0002.66
1953-   UDFA-SLN
 
36Phil ClarkR26RelMLB0112.8670700207.0811100850002.2910.290.0010.296.430.6314.14.0004.54    
38Tom HughesR24STMLB0215.7522000004.09972220002.7520.254.504.504.501.0020.25.0009.54
1954-   UDFA-SLN
 
42Marv GrissomR41RelMLB0022.5030300202.06552000003.0027.009.000.000.00022.50.00015.54    
Pitching Totals: (22 players)71834.341541542313681182113641427725657137564846462181.469.420.903.725.581.504.78.461  

1959 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PLindy McDaniel23MLBp62-1327313341.9270.610.29---62100.040.3Fielding by Day
PLarry Jackson28MLBp40-25618372557.9651.380.21---5474.126.0Fielding by Day
PErnie Broglio23MLBp35-181113002411.0001.170.23---35100.022.7Fielding by Day
PVinegar Bend Mizell28MLBp31-2019233135.9141.030.16---31100.020.1Fielding by Day
PMarshall Bridges28MLBp27-7623106.8330.190.07---27100.017.5Fielding by Day
PGary Blaylock27MLBp26-10011162129.9311.040.27---3183.916.9Fielding by Day
PJim Brosnan29MLBp20-334801121.0000.600.36---20100.013.0Fielding by Day
PDean Stone28MLBp18-3024107.8570.330.20---18100.011.7Fielding by Day
PHowie Nunn23MLBp16-21060161.0000.380.29---16100.010.4Fielding by Day
PBob Gibson23MLBp13-756102218.8891.230.21---2161.98.4Fielding by Day
PAlex Kellner34MLBp12-3734108.8750.580.19---12100.07.8Fielding by Day
PDick Ricketts25MLBp12-5522307.5710.330.07---12100.07.8Fielding by Day
PBob Miller20MLBp11-7061601221.0002.000.31---11100.07.1Fielding by Day
PHal Jeffcoat34MLBof-p11-17130041.0000.360.24---1291.77.1Fielding by Day
PBob Duliba24MLBp11-224700111.0001.000.50---11100.07.1Fielding by Day
PTom Cheney24MLBp11-11020021.0000.180.18---11100.07.1Fielding by Day
PJack Urban30MLBp8-10010011.0000.130.10---8100.05.2Fielding by Day
PPhil Clark26MLBp7-7030031.0000.430.43---7100.04.5Fielding by Day
PBill Smith25MLBp6-8010011.0000.170.13---6100.03.9Fielding by Day
PBob Blaylock24MLBp3-9020021.0000.670.22---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PMarv Grissom41MLBp3-2010011.0000.330.50---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PTom Hughes24MLBp2-4000000.000.00---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CHal Smith28MLBc141--75860913827.9895.800.00--514299.391.6Fielding by Day
CJ.W. Porter26MLBc-of19--53401571.0003.000.00--52382.612.3Fielding by Day
CRay Katt32MLBc14--3821041.9762.860.00---1593.39.1Fielding by Day
CGene Green26MLBc-of11--34300371.0003.360.00---3036.77.1Fielding by Day
CGene Oliver24MLBc-1b9--2421027.9632.890.00--26813.25.8Fielding by Day
CTim McCarver17MLBc6--3221035.9715.670.00--3875.03.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BStan Musial38MLBof-1b90--62363772693.9907.620.00---11578.358.4Fielding by Day
1BBill White25MLB1b71--40425232431.9956.040.00---13851.446.1Fielding by Day
1BJoe Cunningham27MLB1b35--1589122168.9944.770.00---14424.322.7Fielding by Day
1BGeorge Crowe36MLB1b14--821209941.0006.710.00---7718.29.1Fielding by Day
1BGene Oliver24MLBc-1b5--39201411.0008.200.00---687.43.2Fielding by Day
1BIrv Noren34MLBof1--100111.0001.000.00---812.50.6Fielding by Day
1BJ.W. Porter26MLBc-of1--000000.000.00---234.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BDon Blasingame27MLB2b150--36243917104818.9795.340.00---150100.097.4Fielding by Day
2BWally Shannon26MLB2b-ss10--13183234.9123.100.00---4721.36.5Fielding by Day
2BDick Gray27MLB3b2--100011.0000.500.00---365.61.3Fielding by Day
2BLee Tate27MLBss2--230151.0002.500.00---414.91.3Fielding by Day
2BCurt Flood21MLBof1--000000.000.00---1210.80.6Fielding by Day
2BSolly Hemus36MLB2b1--030031.0003.000.00---244.20.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BKen Boyer28MLB3b-1b143--1343002032454.9563.030.00---14996.092.9Fielding by Day
3BRay Jablonski32MLB3b19--7203230.9001.420.00---6031.712.3Fielding by Day
3BDick Gray27MLB3b6--14207.7140.830.00---3616.73.9Fielding by Day
3BLee Tate27MLBss2--010011.0000.500.00---414.91.3Fielding by Day
3BSolly Hemus36MLB2b1--020021.0002.000.00---244.20.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSAlex Grammas33MLBss-3b130--2163732280611.9644.530.00---13199.284.4Fielding by Day
SSLee Tate27MLBss39--31456982.9271.950.00---4195.125.3Fielding by Day
SSWally Shannon26MLB2b-ss21--271707441.0002.100.00---4744.713.6Fielding by Day
SSDick Gray27MLB3b13--10131324.9581.770.00---3636.18.4Fielding by Day
SSKen Boyer28MLB3b-1b12--9102121.9051.580.00---1498.17.8Fielding by Day
SSRay Jablonski32MLB3b1--000000.000.00---601.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFGino Cimoli29MLBof141--2671262285.9791.980.00---14398.691.6Fielding by Day
OFJoe Cunningham27MLB1b121--201561212.9721.700.00---14484.078.6Fielding by Day
OFCurt Flood21MLBof106--147151153.9671.400.00---12187.668.8Fielding by Day
OFBill White25MLB1b92--175271184.9621.920.00---13866.759.7Fielding by Day
OFGene Oliver24MLBc-1b42--6213066.9551.500.00---6861.827.3Fielding by Day
OFBobby Gene Smith25MLBof32--3131135.9711.060.00---4374.420.8Fielding by Day
OFGene Green26MLBc-of19--2862236.9441.790.00---3063.312.3Fielding by Day
OFDuke Carmel22MLBof-1b10--15000151.0001.500.00---10100.06.5Fielding by Day
OFChuck Essegian27MLBof9--810091.0001.000.00---1752.95.8Fielding by Day
OFChick King28MLBof4--700071.0001.750.00---580.02.6Fielding by Day
OFStan Musial38MLBof-1b3--100011.0000.330.00---1152.61.9Fielding by Day
OFIrv Noren34MLBof2--000000.000.00---825.01.3Fielding by Day
OFJoe Durham27MLBof1--200021.0002.000.00---616.70.6Fielding by Day
OFDick Gray27MLB3b1--000000.000.00---362.80.6Fielding by Day

1959 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Bing DevineGeneral Manager1916-03-01 43St. Louis,Missouri --   EXEC
Joe GaragiolaBroadcaster1926-02-12 33St. Louis,Missouri MLB1946-19541946-1954   C
Solly HemusManager1923-04-17 36Phoenix,Arizona MLB1949-19591949-1959   2B
Ray KattAssistant Coach1927-05-09 32New Braunfels,Texas MLB1952-19591952-1959   C
Johnny KeaneAssistant Coach1911-11-03 47St. Louis,Missouri --   COACH
Howie PolletPitching Coach1921-06-26 38New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1941-19561941-1956   P
Harry WalkerAssistant Coach1916-10-22 42Pascagoula,Mississippi MLB1940-19551940-1955   OF