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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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
16Bobby Adams3B-2BMLB5-10170RightRight12/14/192137Tuolumne,CaliforniaUDFA 

21George AltmanOFMLB6-4200LeftRight3/20/193326Goldsboro,North CarolinaUDFA 
32Bob AndersonPMLB6-4210RightRight9/29/193523East Chicago,IndianaUDFA 
6Earl AverillC-OFMLB5-10190RightRight9/9/193127Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
14Ernie Banks1B-SSMLB6-1180RightRight1/31/193128Dallas,Texas1953UDFA CHC
38John BuzhardtPMLB6-2198RightRight8/17/193622Prosperity,South CarolinaUDFA 
41Art CeccarelliPMLB6-0190RightLeft4/2/193029New Haven,ConnecticutUDFA 
17Alvin DarkSS-3BMLB5-11185RightRight1/7/192237Comanche,OklahomaUDFA 
22Ed DonnellyPMLB6-0175RightRight12/10/193424Allen,MichiganUDFA 
39Moe DrabowskyPMLB6-2200RightRight7/21/193523Ozanna,PolandUDFA 
30Dick DrottPMLB6-0185RightRight7/1/193622Cincinnati,OhioUDFA 
18Don Eaddy3BMLB5-11165RightRight2/16/193425Grand Rapids,MichiganUDFA 
36Don ElstonPMLB6-0170RightRight4/6/192930Campbellstown,OhioUDFA 
4Johnny Goryl2B-3BMLB5-10175RightRight10/21/193325Cumberland,Rhode IslandUDFA 
37Bill HenryPMLB6-2180LeftLeft10/15/192731Alice,TexasUDFA 
31Dave HillmanPMLB5-11168RightRight9/14/192731Dungannon,VirginiaUDFA 
40Glen HobbiePMLB6-2195RightRight4/24/193623Witt,IllinoisUDFA 
22,42Lou JacksonOFMLB5-10168LeftRight7/26/193523Riverton,LouisianaUDFA 
16Randy Jackson3BMLB6-1180RightRight2/10/192633Little Rock,ArkansasUDFA 
45Ben JohnsonPMLB6-2190RightRight5/16/193128Greenwood,South CarolinaUDFA 
20Chick KingOFMLB6-2190RightRight11/10/193028Paris,TennesseeUDFA 
8Dale Long1BMLB6-4210LeftLeft2/6/192633Springfield,MissouriUDFA 
12Jim Marshall1BMLB6-1190LeftLeft5/25/193128Danville,IllinoisUDFA 
45Morrie MartinPMLB6-0180LeftLeft9/3/192236Dixon,MissouriUDFA 
41Seth MoreheadPMLB6-0195LeftLeft8/15/193424Houston,TexasUDFA 
7Walt MorynOFMLB6-2205LeftRight4/12/192633St. Paul,MinnesotaUDFA 
11Cal NeemanCMLB6-1192RightRight2/18/192930Valmeyer,IllinoisUDFA 
20Irv NorenOFMLB6-0190LeftLeft11/29/192434Jamestown,New YorkUDFA 
41Taylor PhillipsPMLB5-11185LeftLeft6/18/193326Atlanta,GeorgiaUDFA 
43Bob PorterfieldPMLB6-0190RightRight8/10/192335Newport,VirginiaUDFA 
46Joe SchaffernothPMLB6-4195RightRight8/6/193721Trenton,New JerseyUDFA 
43Art Schult1B-OFMLB6-4220RightRight6/20/192831Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
42Elmer SingletonPMLB6-2174RightRight6/26/191841Ogden,UtahUDFA 
43Bob SmithPMLB6-0185LeftLeft5/13/192831Clarence,MissouriUDFA 
15Sammy TaylorCMLB6-2185LeftRight2/27/193326Woodruff,South CarolinaUDFA 
5Tony Taylor2B-3BMLB5-9179RightRight12/19/193523Central Alava,Cuba1955UDFA Nyg
9Bobby ThomsonOFMLB6-2185RightRight10/25/192335Glasgow,ScotlandUDFA 
2Lee WallsOFMLB6-3205RightRight1/6/193326San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
4Billy WilliamsOFMLB6-1175LeftRight6/15/193821Whistler,Alabama1956UDFA CHC
Team PersonnelPosition 
Lou BoudreauBroadcaster 
Jack BrickhouseBroadcaster 
Freddie FitzsimmonsPitching Coach 
John HollandGeneral Manager 
Rogers HornsbyHitting Coach 
Vince LloydBroadcaster 
George MyattFirst Base Coach 
Jack QuinlanBroadcaster 
Bob ScheffingManager 
El TappeThird Base Coach 


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