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1959 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 75-79 .487
Rank: 5th in American League
Run Differential: 726-696 + 30
Roster Continuity 84.98% 4/16
Manager(s): Pinky Higgins, Billy Jurges, Rudy York
General Manager: Joe Cronin (1959-01-14), Bucky Harris
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 984,102 9/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Rudy York
Hitting Coach: Rudy York
Pitching Coach: Dave Ferriss
Third Base Coach: Jack Burns
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9460.610--
8965.5785.0
7975.51315.0
7678.49418.0
7579.48719.0
7480.48120.0
6688.42928.0
6391.40931.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
11Frank Malzone3B29   60490169
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926042581631015.280.323.437760.157.237.2791.3831.8264660
3Pete Runnels2B31   56095176
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6
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57659548115017.314.415.427842.113.284.3360.5193.3239661
4Jackie JensenOF32   535101148
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028
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11220588670311220.277.372.492864.215.407.2650.7619.1263636
24Don BuddinSS25   48575117
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5361929950527.241.366.357723.115.315.2831.0848.5173589
22Sammy WhiteC30   37734107
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4
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42422339161314.284.324.347671.064.130.3121.70377.0131405
37Gary GeigerOF22   3354582
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11
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4893215500315.245.289.397686.152.233.2632.6230.5133360
25Dick Gernert1B30   2984178
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42125249030211.262.369.426795.164.336.2790.9427.1127352
9Ted WilliamsOF40   2723269
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010
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4300522726057.254.372.419791.165.357.2460.5227.2114331
10Gene StephensOF26   2703475
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3952293340433.278.353.367720.089.207.3041.1490.099310
2Marty KeoughOF24   2514061
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5
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2731264030413.243.320.418738.175.287.2631.5435.9105285
6Vic Wertz1B34   2473868
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4900223225025.275.337.413750.138.227.2901.4535.3102273
12Pumpsie Green2B25   1723040
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1042292220401.233.350.320670.087.267.2620.76172.055207
8Pete DaleyC29   169938
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1111133101010.225.279.284563.059.136.2682.38169.048183
7Jim BusbyOF32   1021623
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50151810113.225.266.333599.108.147.2623.60102.034110
23Tom BrewerP27   7278
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52011600702.111.123.153276.042.083.12716.0072.01180
16Frank SullivanP29   60212
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0040011500711.200.210.217427.017.033.26115.00--1369
19Jerry CasaleP25   59710
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90052100400.169.234.356590.186.271.2004.2019.72168
14Ike DelockP29   4713
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20032400500.064.120.128248.064.128.0918.0047.0655
27Bill MonbouquetteP22   4613
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00010022800300.065.104.065169.000.043.16714.00--351
12Bobby Avila2B35   45711
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60061100003.244.333.444777.200.333.2581.8315.02051
15Frank BaumannP25   2906
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030021300100.207.258.276534.069.138.3756.50--832
1Jim MahoneySS25   23103
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4003700000.130.231.261492.130.261.1332.3323.0626
30Bill RennaOF34   2222
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0002005900000.091.259.091350.000.227.1541.80--227
20Mike FornielesP27   1903
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001000700000.158.158.211369.053.053.250----419
28Ted WillsP25   1604
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000001500200.250.294.375669.125.188.3645.00--619
39Jerry MallettOF23   1514
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0001001300001.267.313.267580.000.067.3333.00--416
1Billy ConsoloSS24   1433
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000002500100.214.313.286599.071.214.3332.50--417
1Herb Plews2B31   1201
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000000400001.083.083.167250.083.083.125----212
35Don GileC24   1012
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001000210011.200.250.300550.100.100.222----312
26Murray WallP-P32   10000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----010
30Al SchrollP27   901
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001102400200.111.273.222495.111.444.2002.00--213
17Leo KielyP29   8000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
26Earl WilsonP24   804
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004000100000.500.500.7501250.250.250.571----68
39Jack HarshmanP31   711
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0002002200110.143.300.143443.000.286.1671.00--111
28Nelson ChittumP26   511
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001000100100.200.200.400600.200.200.250----26
39Billy HoeftP27   3100000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
12Ted Lepcio2B28   311
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001000200000.333.333.6671000.333.3331.000----23
39Dave SislerP27   201
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0000000100000.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----12
18Haywood SullivanC28   2000000001100000.000.333.000333.000.500.0001.00--03
28Ted BowsfieldP24   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
42Herb MofordP30   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals20125225726133524828125678682562681023316546120.256.333.385718.130.258.2791.2941.820145962
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
23Tom Brewer27   10123.77363211322215.12199690148812111021.439.170.593.685.071.38
19Jerry Casale25   1384.3031269310179.216289862089937051.398.101.004.454.651.04
16Frank Sullivan29   9113.9430265211177.2172867817671072171.348.700.863.395.411.60
27Bill Monbouquette22   774.1434174030151.216586701533873031.309.770.891.955.152.64
14Ike Delock29   1162.9628174050134.112053441262552121.368.060.814.163.690.89
15Frank Baumann25   644.032610208195.29647431155482011.579.001.035.164.500.87
20Mike Fornieles27   533.0746000261182.0772928629542011.298.450.663.185.931.86
28Ted Wills25   265.3098201056.1683533924243011.6410.931.453.863.861.00
17Leo Kiely29   334.184100023755.2672626818301011.5210.771.292.894.821.67
26Murray Wall32   255.512600019349.0573230726141011.6910.471.294.782.570.54
30Al Schroll27   144.70145104046.0472924322262011.509.200.594.305.091.18
28Nelson Chittum26   301.202100013030.12994011120101.338.700.003.303.601.09
39Jack Harshman31   236.4882003024.2291918210140001.5610.440.723.605.041.40
26Earl Wilson24   116.0094003023.2211716231171002.177.880.7511.636.380.55
39Billy Hoeft27   035.5053000017.22212111880011.6711.000.504.004.001.00
28Ted Bowsfield24   0115.005200109.01615152940002.7816.002.009.004.000.44
42Herb Moford30   0211.004200108.21011113670001.7810.003.006.007.001.17
39Dave Sisler27   006.433000206.29553130001.4311.573.861.293.863.00
Batting Totals75794.173761543881162513641386696632135589724373261.459.150.893.894.781.23
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sammy WhiteC1195575668.9900.00
Pete DaleyC582452815.9960.00
Don GileC3171001.0000.00
Haywood SullivanC240001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dick Gernert1B7555249354.9950.00
Vic Wertz1B6444038444.9920.00
Pete Runnels1B44387280481.0000.00
Marty Keough1B3170011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Pete Runnels2B1012732721082.9820.00
Pumpsie Green2B45109132738.9720.00
Bobby Avila2B11192018.9750.00
Herb Plews2B23211.8330.00
Ted Lepcio2B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frank Malzone3B1541343572440.9530.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Don BuddinSS1502354123589.9490.00
Jim MahoneySS30243945.9400.00
Pete RunnelsSS937011.0000.00
Billy ConsoloSS26321.8180.00
Pumpsie GreenSS10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jackie JensenOF1463111264.9820.00
Gary GeigerOF95173521.9890.00
Gene StephensOF851411130.9810.00
Ted WilliamsOF7694430.9700.00
Marty KeoughOF69147511.9930.00
Jim BusbyOF3449110.9800.00
Dick GernertOF2536210.9740.00
Bill RennaOF750001.0000.00
Jerry MallettOF4142021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike FornielesP468251310.9471.98
Leo KielyP4155712011.0003.10
Tom BrewerP36215234921.9733.01
Bill MonbouquetteP341511122031.0001.96
Jerry CasaleP3117981231.8701.00
Frank SullivanP30177152024.9461.78
Ike DelockP2813481511.9581.54
Frank BaumannP269552031.8932.36
Nelson ChittumP213019001.0002.99
Murray WallP151731020.8676.84
Murray WallP151731020.8676.84
Murray WallP151731020.8676.84
Murray WallP151731020.8676.84
Al SchrollP14460710.8751.37
Murray WallP111712001.0001.58
Murray WallP111712001.0001.58
Murray WallP111712001.0001.58
Murray WallP111712001.0001.58
Ted WillsP95619011.0001.60
Earl WilsonP9232510.8752.72
Jack HarshmanP82412001.0001.12
Ted BowsfieldP5910001.0001.00
Billy HoeftP51743001.0003.66
Herb MofordP4802001.0002.20
Dave SislerP3610001.0001.45


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