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1959 Cincinnati Reds (MLB)

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W-L Record: 74-80 .481
Rank: 5th in National League
Run Differential: 764-738 + 26
Roster Continuity 67.62% 14/16
Manager(s): Mayo Smith, Fred Hutchinson
General Manager: Gabe Paul
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Ballpark: Crosley Field
Attendance: 801,298 15/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Wally Moses
Pitching Coach: Clyde King
Pitching Coach: Cot Deal
Third Base Coach: Reggie Otero
National League Standings
  • 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 Cincinnati Reds season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    40Tom AckerP6-4215R-R291956Not draftedMLB--
    47Luis ArroyoP5-8190L-L321955Not draftedMLB--
    6Ed BaileyC6-2205L-R281953Not draftedMLB--
    41Jim BaileyP6-2210B-L241959Not draftedMLB--
    25Gus BellOF6-2196L-R301950Not draftedMLB--
    42Jim BrosnanP6-4210R-R291954Not draftedMLB--
    18Cliff Cook3B-OF6-0188R-R221959Not draftedMLB--
    32Mike CuellarP5-11175L-L221959Not draftedMLB--
    9Dutch DottererC6-0209R-R271957Not draftedMLB--
    18Walt Dropo1B6-5220R-R361949Not draftedMLB--
    23Del EnnisOF6-0195R-R341946Not draftedMLB--
    22Buddy GilbertOF6-3195L-R231959Not draftedMLB--
    17Bobby HenrichSS-OF6-1185R-R201957Not draftedMLB--
    47Jay HookP6-2182L-R221957Not draftedMLB--
    42Hal JeffcoatOF-P5-10185R-R341948Not draftedMLB--
    14,23Willie Jones3B6-1192R-R331947Not draftedMLB--
    10Eddie KaskoSS-3B6-0180R-R271957Not draftedMLB--
    46Brooks LawrenceP6-0205R-R341954Not draftedMLB--
    19Whitey Lockman1B-OF6-1175L-R321945UDFAMLB--
    24Jerry LynchOF6-1189L-R281954Not draftedMLB--
    35Bob MabeP5-11165R-R291958Not draftedMLB--
    11Roy McMillanSS5-11170R-R291951Not draftedMLB--
    36Don NewcombeP6-4225L-R331949Not draftedMLB--
    39Joe NuxhallP6-3219L-L301944Not draftedMLB--
    31Jim O'TooleP6-0198B-L221958Not draftedMLB--
    32Claude OsteenP5-11173L-L191957Not draftedMLB--
    8Don PavletichC-1B5-11209R-R201957Not draftedMLB--
    43Orlando PenaP5-11154R-R251958Not draftedMLB--
    12Jim PendletonOF6-0185R-R351953Not draftedMLB--
    28Vada PinsonOF5-11181L-L201958Not draftedMLB--
    27John PowersOF6-0190L-R291955Not draftedMLB--
    37Bob PurkeyP6-2195R-R291954Not draftedMLB--
    20Frank RobinsonOF6-1195R-R231956Not draftedMLB--
    47Don RudolphP5-11195L-L271957Not draftedMLB--
    44Willard SchmidtP6-1187R-R311952Not draftedMLB--
    16Johnny Temple2B5-11175R-R311952Not draftedMLB--
    15Frank ThomasOF-3B6-3205R-R301951Not draftedMLB--
    22Bob ThurmanOF6-1205L-L421955Not draftedMLB--
    29Pete WhisenantOF6-2200R-R291952UDFAMLB--

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