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1959 CHICAGO CUBS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  74-80   .481
Result:   6th in National League
Manager(s):  Bob Scheffing
General Manager:   John Holland
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Attendance:  858,255
Playoffs:  -

Chicago Cubs affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Elmer Singleton (41)
Youngest Player:  Billy Williams (21)
Longest Tenure:  Ernie Banks (7)
Top Hitter:  Ernie Banks (3)
Top Pitcher:  Glen Hobbie (10)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  80.13%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
LA Dodgers8868.564--
Milwaukee8670.5512.0
SF Giants8371.5394.0
Pittsburgh7876.5069.0
Chi Cubs7480.48113.0
Cincinnati7480.48113.0
St. Louis7183.46116.0
Philadelphia6490.41623.0

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
George Altman1959-04-111959W  6-1 vs CHN312000000011000120001st career game, 1st career hit
George Altman1959-04-141959W  5-2 @ SFN421000100100000340101st career RBI
Ernie Banks1959-04-141959W  5-2 @ SFN522002400010000664757167452262 home runs
Joe Schaffernoth1959-04-151959L  7-1 @ SFN000000000000000100001st career game
Dale Long1959-04-161959W  11-3 @ SFN622001200000000500466732634500th career game
Tony Taylor1959-04-181959L  8-7 @ LAN311000000012000144125628212 hit by pitches
Don Eaddy1959-04-241959L  4-3 vs CHN010000000000000100001st career game
George Altman1959-04-291959L  18-8 @ CIN41100130000000112111601st career home run
Lee Walls1959-05-031959W  4-3 @ PHI41410010010000039137242157124 hits
Jim Marshall1959-05-071959L  4-3 @ SLN42300220000000012369133742 home runs
Bobby Thomson1959-05-101959W  10-9 @ SLN5330026001000001055979159627202 home runs, 6 RBis
Lee Walls1959-05-101959W  10-9 @ SLN40210010000200039938042158122 hit by pitches
Ernie Banks1959-05-131959W  10-0 vs CHN512001500000000692787173479265 RBis
Walt Moryn1959-05-221959L  3-1 vs CHN601000000010001500464722374500th career game
Bob Anderson1959-05-301959L  5-2 @ SFN2010001000000003570101st career RBI
Bobby Thomson1959-06-031959L  4-3 @ PHI31200000010000010761001162637201000th career hit
Tony Taylor1959-06-051959W  10-5 @ PIT624100200000000182171840284 hits
Ernie Banks1959-06-061959W  8-2 @ PIT422020100010000712809178495261 Triples
George Altman1959-06-091959W  8-4 vs CHN404100100000000463031204 hits
Ernie Banks1959-06-091959W  8-4 vs CHN32200130010001071581217950026500th career RBI
Lee Walls1959-06-091959W  8-4 vs CHN42400000010000042139442159124 hits
George Altman1959-07-311959L  5-4 @ CIN312001210100000805451611st career stolen base
Ed Donnelly1959-08-011959L  12-3 @ CIN000000000000000100001st career game
Irv Noren1959-08-041959L  2-1 vs CHN20000000000200098278756414322 hit by pitches
Billy Williams1959-08-061959W  4-2 vs CHN400000100010000100101st career game, 1st career RBI
Billy Williams1959-08-091959L  5-3 vs CHN502000000010001420201st career hit
George Altman1959-08-121959W  11-8 vs CHN211000000002100865551612 hit by pitches
Irv Noren1959-08-121959W  11-8 vs CHN43400120000000098579257416324 hits
George Altman1959-08-131959W  20-9 vs CHN635002500000100876072112 home runs, 5 RBis, 5 hits
Ernie Banks1959-08-131959W  20-9 vs CHN221100000400000765878196544274 walks
Tony Taylor1959-08-261959W  9-5 @ CIN6341100000100012462441153404 hits
Ernie Banks1959-08-291959L  11-4 vs CHN41100140000000177888820055728200th career home run
Ben Johnson1959-09-061959W  5-3 @ LAN200000000010000100001st career game
Irv Noren1959-09-061959W  5-3 @ LAN402100000110000100080858422331000th career game
Ernie Banks1959-09-131959W  8-0 vs CHN412001500000010792900203569285 RBis
Ben Johnson1959-09-161959W  4-2 vs CHN100000100000100300101st career RBI
George Altman1959-09-211959W  12-3 @ SLN62200240002000012089103912 home runs
Ernie Banks1959-09-211959W  12-3 @ SLN434011100200000799914205573284 hits
Bobby Thomson1959-09-261959W  12-2 vs CHN53400010000000011501058167667214 hits


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