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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:
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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
  • 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 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    12Bobby Avila2B5-10175R-R351949Not draftedMLB--
    15Frank BaumannP6-1210L-L251955Not draftedMLB--
    28Ted BowsfieldP6-1190R-L241958Not draftedMLB--
    23Tom BrewerP6-1175R-R271954Not draftedMLB--
    24Don BuddinSS5-11178R-R251956Not draftedMLB--
    7Jim BusbyOF6-1175R-R321950Not draftedMLB--
    19Jerry CasaleP6-2200R-R251958Not draftedMLB--
    28Nelson ChittumP6-1180R-R261958Not draftedMLB--
    1Billy ConsoloSS-2B5-11180R-R241953Not draftedMLB--
    8Pete DaleyC6-0195R-R291955Not draftedMLB--
    14Ike DelockP5-11175R-R291952Not draftedMLB--
    20Mike FornielesP5-11172R-R271952Not draftedMLB--
    37Gary GeigerOF6-0168L-R221958Not draftedMLB--
    25Dick Gernert1B6-3210R-R301952Not draftedMLB--
    35Don Gile1B-C6-6220R-R241959Not draftedMLB--
    12Pumpsie Green2B-SS6-0175B-R251959Not draftedMLB--
    39Jack HarshmanP6-2185L-L311948Not draftedMLB--
    39Billy HoeftP6-3205L-L271952Not draftedMLB--
    4Jackie JensenOF5-11190R-R321950Not draftedMLB--
    2Marty KeoughOF-1B6-0180L-L241956Not draftedMLB--
    17Leo KielyP6-2180L-L291951Not draftedMLB--
    12Ted Lepcio2B-3B5-10177R-R281952Not draftedMLB--
    1Jim MahoneySS6-0175R-R251959Not draftedMLB--
    39Jerry MallettOF6-5208R-R231959Not draftedMLB--
    11Frank Malzone3B5-10180R-R291955Not draftedMLB--
    42Herb MofordP6-1175R-R301955Not draftedMLB--
    27Bill MonbouquetteP5-11195R-R221958Not draftedMLB--
    1Herb Plews2B-3B5-11160L-R311956Not draftedMLB--
    30Bill RennaOF6-3218R-R341953Not draftedMLB--
    3Pete Runnels1B-2B6-0170L-R311951Not draftedMLB--
    30Al SchrollP6-2210R-R271958Not draftedMLB--
    39Dave SislerP6-4200R-R271956Not draftedMLB--
    10Gene StephensOF6-3175L-R261952Not draftedMLB--
    16Frank SullivanP6-6215R-R291953Not draftedMLB--
    18Haywood SullivanC6-4215R-R281955Not draftedMLB--
    26Murray WallP6-3185R-R321950Not draftedMLB--
    6Vic WertzOF-1B6-0186L-R341947Not draftedMLB--
    22Sammy WhiteC6-3195R-R301951Not draftedMLB--
    9Ted WilliamsOF6-3205L-R401939Not draftedMLB--
    28Ted WillsP6-2200L-L251959Not draftedMLB--
    26Earl WilsonP6-3216R-R241959Not draftedMLB--


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