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1959 BOSTON RED SOX

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Boston,MA
Team Record:  75-79   .487
Result:   5th in American League
Manager(s):  Pinky Higgins, Billy Jurges, Rudy York
General Manager:   Bucky Harris
Stadium:  Fenway Park
Attendance:  984,102
Playoffs:  -

Boston Red Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ted Williams (40)
Youngest Player:  Gary Geiger (22)
Longest Tenure:  Ted Williams (18)
Top Hitter:  Jackie Jensen (4)
Top Pitcher:  Tom Brewer (16)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  84.98%
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 
12Bobby Avila2BMLB5-10175RightRight4/2/192435Veracruz,MexicoUDFA 

15Frank BaumannPMLB6-1210LeftLeft7/1/193325St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
28Ted BowsfieldPMLB6-1190RightLeft1/10/193524Vernon,British ColumbiaUDFA 
23Tom BrewerPMLB6-1175RightRight9/3/193127Wadesboro,South CarolinaUDFA 
24Don BuddinSSMLB5-11178RightRight5/5/193425Turbeville,South CarolinaUDFA 
7Jim BusbyOFMLB6-1175RightRight1/8/192732Kenedy,TexasUDFA 
19Jerry CasalePMLB6-2200RightRight9/27/193325Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
28Nelson ChittumPMLB6-1180RightRight3/25/193326Harrisonburg,VirginiaUDFA 
1Billy ConsoloSS-2BMLB5-11180RightRight8/18/193424Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
8Pete DaleyCMLB6-0195RightRight1/14/193029Grass Valley,CaliforniaUDFA 
14Ike DelockPMLB5-11175RightRight11/11/192929Highland Park,MichiganUDFA 
20Mike FornielesPMLB5-11172RightRight1/18/193227Havana,CubaUDFA 
37Gary GeigerOFMLB6-0168LeftRight4/4/193722Sand Ridge,IllinoisUDFA 
25Dick Gernert1BMLB6-3210RightRight9/28/192830Reading,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
35Don Gile1B-CMLB6-6220RightRight4/19/193524Modesto,CaliforniaUDFA 
12Pumpsie Green2B-SSMLB6-0175BothRight10/27/193325Oakland,CaliforniaUDFA 
39Jack HarshmanPMLB6-2185LeftLeft7/12/192731San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
39Billy HoeftPMLB6-3205LeftLeft5/17/193227Oshkosh,WisconsinUDFA 
4Jackie JensenOFMLB5-11190RightRight3/9/192732San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
2Marty KeoughOF-1BMLB6-0180LeftLeft4/14/193524Oakland,CaliforniaUDFA 
17Leo KielyPMLB6-2180LeftLeft11/30/192929Hoboken,New JerseyUDFA 
12Ted Lepcio2B-3BMLB5-10177RightRight7/28/193028Utica,New YorkUDFA 
1Jim MahoneySSMLB6-0175RightRight5/26/193425Englewood,New JerseyUDFA 
39Jerry MallettOFMLB6-5208RightRight9/18/193523Bonne Terre,MissouriUDFA 
11Frank Malzone3BMLB5-10180RightRight2/28/193029Bronx,New YorkUDFA 
42Herb MofordPMLB6-1175RightRight8/6/192830Brooksville,KentuckyUDFA 
27Bill MonbouquettePMLB5-11195RightRight8/11/193622Medford,MassachusettsUDFA 
1Herb Plews2B-3BMLB5-11160LeftRight6/14/192831Helena,MontanaUDFA 
30Bill RennaOFMLB6-3218RightRight10/14/192434Hanford,CaliforniaUDFA 
3Pete Runnels1B-2BMLB6-0170LeftRight1/28/192831Lufkin,TexasUDFA 
30Al SchrollPMLB6-2210RightRight3/22/193227New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
39Dave SislerPMLB6-4200RightRight10/16/193127St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
10Gene StephensOFMLB6-3175LeftRight1/20/193326Gravette,ArkansasUDFA 
16Frank SullivanPMLB6-6215RightRight1/23/193029Hollywood,CaliforniaUDFA 
18Haywood SullivanCMLB6-4215RightRight12/15/193028Donalsonville,GeorgiaUDFA 
26Murray WallPMLB6-3185RightRight9/19/192632Dallas,TexasUDFA 
6Vic WertzOF-1BMLB6-0186LeftRight2/9/192534York,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
22Sammy WhiteCMLB6-3195RightRight7/7/192830Wenatchee,WashingtonUDFA 
9Ted WilliamsOFMLB6-3205LeftRight8/30/191840San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
28Ted WillsPMLB6-2200LeftLeft2/9/193425Fresno,CaliforniaUDFA 
26Earl WilsonPMLB6-3216RightRight10/2/193424Ponchatoula,LouisianaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Jack BurnsThird Base Coach 
Bill CrowleyBroadcaster 
Dave FerrissPitching Coach 
Curt GowdyBroadcaster 
Bucky HarrisGeneral Manager 
Pinky HigginsManager 
Billy JurgesManager 
Bob MurphyBroadcaster 
Rudy YorkManager 


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