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1959 BALTIMORE ORIOLES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Baltimore,MD
Team Record:  74-80   .481
Result:   6th in American League
Manager(s):  Paul Richards
General Manager:   Lee MacPhail
Stadium:  Memorial Stadium
Attendance:  891,926
Playoffs:  -

Baltimore Orioles affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gene Woodling (36)
Youngest Player:  Bob Saverine (18)
Longest Tenure:  Billy O'Dell, Bob Hale, George Zuverink, Gus Triandos, Willy Miranda, Hal Brown, Brooks Robinson (5)
Top Hitter:  Gene Woodling (19)
Top Pitcher:  Hoyt Wilhelm (5)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  75.39%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Chi White Sox9460.610--
Cleveland8965.5785.0
NY Yankees7975.51315.0
Detroit7678.49418.0
Boston7579.48719.0
Baltimore7480.48120.0
KC Athletics6688.42928.0
Washington6391.40931.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
8Jerry Adair2B-SSMLB6-0175RightRight12/17/193622Sand Springs,OklahomaUDFA 

8Bobby Avila2BMLB5-10175RightRight4/2/192435Veracruz,MexicoUDFA 
16George BambergerPMLB6-0175RightRight8/1/192533Staten Island,New YorkUDFA 
1Bob Boyd1BMLB5-10170LeftLeft10/1/192533Potts Camp,MississippiUDFA 
28Hal BrownPMLB6-2182RightRight12/11/192434Greensboro,North CarolinaUDFA 
23Leo BurkeOF-2BMLB5-10190RightRight5/6/193425Hagerstown,MarylandUDFA 
17Chico CarrasquelSSMLB6-0170RightRight1/23/192831Caracas,VenezuelaUDFA 
35Rip ColemanPMLB6-2185LeftLeft7/31/193127Troy,New YorkUDFA 
37Walt Dropo1BMLB6-5220RightRight1/30/192336Moosup,ConnecticutUDFA 
33Jim Finigan3B-2BMLB5-11175RightRight8/19/192830Quincy,IllinoisUDFA 
48Jack FisherPMLB6-2215RightRight3/4/193920Frostburg,MarylandUDFA 
9Billy Gardner2BMLB6-0180RightRight7/19/192731Waterford,ConnecticutUDFA 
22Joe GinsbergCMLB5-11180LeftRight10/11/192632New York,New YorkUDFA 
21Lenny GreenOFMLB5-11170LeftLeft1/6/193326Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
10Bob Hale1BMLB5-10195LeftLeft11/7/193325Sarasota,FloridaUDFA 
3Ron HansenSSMLB6-3200RightRight4/5/193821Oxford,NebraskaUDFA 
29Jack HarshmanPMLB6-2185LeftLeft7/12/192731San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
29Billy HoeftPMLB6-3205LeftLeft5/17/193227Oshkosh,WisconsinUDFA 
46Ernie JohnsonPMLB6-4195RightRight6/16/192435Brattleboro,VermontUDFA 
6Billy KlausSS-3BMLB5-10165LeftRight12/9/192830Fox Lake,IllinoisUDFA 
25Whitey Lockman1B-OFMLB6-1175LeftRight7/25/192632Lowell,North CarolinaUDFA 
18Billy LoesPMLB6-1170RightRight12/13/192929Long Island City,New YorkUDFA 
7Willy MirandaSSMLB5-9150BothRight5/24/192633Velasco,CubaUDFA 
4Bob NiemanOFMLB5-11195RightRight1/26/192732Cincinnati,OhioUDFA 
41Billy O'DellPMLB5-11170BothLeft2/10/193227Whitmire,South CarolinaUDFA 
32Milt PappasPMLB6-3190RightRight5/11/193920Detroit,Michigan1957UDFA BAL
21Albie PearsonOFMLB5-5141LeftLeft9/12/193424Alhambra,CaliforniaUDFA 
2Al PilarcikOFMLB5-10180LeftLeft7/3/193028Whiting,IndianaUDFA 
24Arnie PortocarreroPMLB6-3196RightRight7/5/193127New York,New YorkUDFA 
5Brooks Robinson3BMLB6-1190RightRight5/18/193722Little Rock,Arkansas1955UDFA BAL
33Bob Saverine2B-OFMLB5-9165BothRight6/2/194118Norwalk,ConnecticutUDFA 
40Barry ShetroneOFMLB6-2190LeftRight7/6/193820Baltimore,MarylandUDFA 
27Wes StockPMLB6-2188RightRight4/10/193425Longview,WashingtonUDFA 
44Willie TasbyOFMLB5-11175RightRight1/8/193326Shreveport,LouisianaUDFA 
27Joe TaylorOFMLB6-1185RightRight3/2/192633Chapman,AlabamaUDFA 
11Gus TriandosCMLB6-3215RightRight7/30/193028San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
27Fred ValentineOFMLB6-1190BothRight1/19/193524Clarksdale,MississippiUDFA 
38Jerry WalkerPMLB6-1195BothRight2/12/193920Ada,OklahomaUDFA 
15Hoyt WilhelmPMLB6-0195RightRight7/26/192335Huntersville,North CarolinaUDFA 
14Gene WoodlingOFMLB5-9195LeftRight8/16/192236Akron,OhioUDFA 
35George ZuverinkPMLB6-4200RightRight8/20/192434Holland,MichiganUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Jimmy AdairAssistant Coach 
Harry BreechenPitching Coach 
Herb CarnealBroadcaster 
Art EhlersScout 
Lum HarrisThird Base Coach 
Ernie HarwellBroadcaster 
Lee MacPhailGeneral Manager 
Paul RichardsManager 
Eddie RobinsonAssistant Coach 
Al VincentFirst Base Coach 


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