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1959 CINCINNATI REDS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Cincinnati,OH
Team Record:  74-80   .481
Result:   5th in National League
Manager(s):  Mayo Smith, Fred Hutchinson
General Manager:   Gabe Paul
Stadium:  Crosley Field
Attendance:  801,298
Playoffs: Season in progress

Cincinnati Reds affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bob Thurman (42)
Youngest Player:  Claude Osteen (19)
Longest Tenure:  Roy McMillan, Joe Nuxhall (9)
Top Hitter:  Frank Robinson (2)
Top Pitcher:  Don Newcombe (12)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  67.62%
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 
40Tom AckerPMLB6-4215RightRight3/7/193029Paterson,New JerseyUDFA 

47Luis ArroyoPMLB5-8190LeftLeft2/18/192732Penuelas,Puerto RicoUDFA 
6Ed BaileyCMLB6-2205LeftRight4/15/193128Strawberry Plains,TennesseeUDFA 
41Jim BaileyPMLB6-2210BothLeft12/16/193424Strawberry Plains,TennesseeUDFA 
25Gus BellOFMLB6-2196LeftRight11/15/192830Louisville,KentuckyUDFA 
42Jim BrosnanPMLB6-4210RightRight10/24/192929Cincinnati,OhioUDFA 
18Cliff Cook3B-OFMLB6-0188RightRight8/20/193622Dallas,TexasUDFA 
32Mike CuellarPMLB5-11175LeftLeft5/8/193722Santa Clara,Cuba1961UDFA CIN
9Dutch DottererCMLB6-0209RightRight11/11/193127Syracuse,New YorkUDFA 
18Walt Dropo1BMLB6-5220RightRight1/30/192336Moosup,ConnecticutUDFA 
23Del EnnisOFMLB6-0195RightRight6/8/192534Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
22Buddy GilbertOFMLB6-3195LeftRight7/26/193523Knoxville,TennesseeUDFA 
17Bobby HenrichSS-OFMLB6-1185RightRight12/24/193820Lawrence,KansasUDFA 
47Jay HookPMLB6-2182LeftRight11/18/193622Waukegan,IllinoisUDFA 
42Hal JeffcoatOF-PMLB5-10185RightRight9/6/192434West Columbia,South CarolinaUDFA 
14,23Willie Jones3BMLB6-1192RightRight8/16/192533Dillon,South CarolinaUDFA 
10Eddie KaskoSS-3BMLB6-0180RightRight6/27/193227Linden,New JerseyUDFA 
46Brooks LawrencePMLB6-0205RightRight1/30/192534Springfield,OhioUDFA 
19Whitey Lockman1B-OFMLB6-1175LeftRight7/25/192632Lowell,North CarolinaUDFA 
24Jerry LynchOFMLB6-1189LeftRight7/17/193028Bay City,MichiganUDFA 
35Bob MabePMLB5-11165RightRight10/8/192929Danville,VirginiaUDFA 
11Roy McMillanSSMLB5-11170RightRight7/17/192929Bonham,TexasUDFA 
36Don NewcombePMLB6-4225LeftRight6/14/192633Madison,New JerseyUDFA 
39Joe NuxhallPMLB6-3219LeftLeft7/30/192830Hamilton,OhioUDFA 
31Jim O'ToolePMLB6-0198BothLeft1/10/193722Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
32Claude OsteenPMLB5-11173LeftLeft8/9/193919Caney Spring,Tennessee1957UDFA CIN
8Don PavletichC-1BMLB5-11209RightRight7/13/193820Milwaukee,WisconsinUDFA 
43Orlando PenaPMLB5-11154RightRight11/17/193325Victoria De Las Tunas,CubaUDFA 
12Jim PendletonOFMLB6-0185RightRight1/7/192435St. Charles,MissouriUDFA 
28Vada PinsonOFMLB5-11181LeftLeft8/11/193820Memphis,Tennessee1956UDFA CIN
27John PowersOFMLB6-0190LeftRight7/8/192929Birmingham,AlabamaUDFA 
37Bob PurkeyPMLB6-2195RightRight7/14/192929Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
20Frank RobinsonOFMLB6-1195RightRight8/31/193523Beaumont,Texas1953UDFA CIN
47Don RudolphPMLB5-11195LeftLeft8/16/193127Baltimore,MarylandUDFA 
44Willard SchmidtPMLB6-1187RightRight5/29/192831Hays,KansasUDFA 
16Johnny Temple2BMLB5-11175RightRight8/8/192731Lexington,North CarolinaUDFA 
15Frank ThomasOF-3BMLB6-3205RightRight6/11/192930Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
22Bob ThurmanOFMLB6-1205LeftLeft5/14/191742Wichita,KansasUDFA 
29Pete WhisenantOFMLB6-2200RightRight12/14/192929Asheville,North CarolinaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
George BrysonBroadcaster 
Cot DealPitching Coach 
Waite HoytBroadcaster 
Fred HutchinsonManager 
Clyde KingAssistant Coach 
Frank McCormickBroadcaster 
Jack MoranBroadcaster 
Wally MosesAssistant Coach 
Reggie OteroThird Base Coach 
Gabe PaulGeneral Manager 
Mayo SmithManager 


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