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1959 Cleveland IndiansAmerican League (MLB)
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Woodie Held played for the 1959 Cleveland Indians
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameIndians
LocationCleveland,Ohio
Record89-65 (2nd)League Rank2ndMLB Rank2nd
ManagerJoe GordonGeneral ManagerFrank Lane
CoachesMel Harder (Pitching Coach), Bob Kennedy (Assistant Coach), Red Kress (Assistant Coach), Jo-Jo White (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,497,976
Years Available1879-2017

Team History -- 1959 Statistics -- 1959 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 

1959 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
10Vic Power1bR3114759510217231610609134022244219.289.334.412.74624547645.286.123.183.3316.23.40.61.659.527.3    
6Rocky ColavitoofR251545889015124042111337186203813.257.337.512.84930166664.235.255.376.36810.713.01.26.314.043.7    
9Minnie MinosoofR3614857092172320219281054461763211.302.377.468.84526753650.298.166.258.3778.37.10.93.227.130.8    
3Woodie HeldssR271435258213219329711246118222112.251.313.465.77824451577.271.214.299.3428.020.52.65.018.138.6    
4George Strickland3b-ssR331324415510515234811516403627.238.313.302.61513320501.268.064.179.28210.212.81.30.6147.019.1    
14Tito Franconaof-1bL25122399681451722079203542315311.363.414.566.98022639443.365.203.296.4277.99.51.24.520.026.9    
37Jim PiersallofR29100317427813243063253128212.246.303.338.64110719354.261.092.180.2907.18.81.21.179.324.4    
15Russ NixoncL2482258236210312900152802519.240.277.314.5918114280.261.074.132.2635.410.01.90.4258.022.6    
32Jim Baxes2bR307724735591101534012147020012.239.299.466.76511526270.238.227.308.3377.817.42.25.616.544.1    
1Billy Martin2bR31732423763709240281834225.260.290.401.6919716259.249.141.165.3033.17.02.33.526.925.4    
11Dick BrowncR244814115317051600113931111.220.288.376.6645312157.265.156.234.2967.024.83.63.228.238.7    
8Ed Fitz GeraldcR35491291235611400121420015.271.343.357.700468143.298.086.178.3178.49.81.20.7129.022.9    
39Gary BellpR22447581820060031908000.240.269.267.53620286.321.027.067.2453.522.16.30.00.011.1    
5Ray Webster2bR214074101521210105701002.203.253.338.59125580.200.135.216.2656.38.81.42.537.033.3    
22Cal McLishpB33357481421081042509001.189.231.243.47418387.286.054.122.2174.628.76.30.00.021.4    
7Granny Hamnerss-2bR3227674111113001800102.164.174.254.42817369.169.090.104.1871.511.68.01.567.027.3    
33Mudcat GrantpR23425551100160021601000.200.228.255.48314158.263.055.091.2203.527.68.01.755.09.1    
30Carroll HardyofR26325312111002113701000.208.250.226.47612157.239.018.075.2225.312.32.30.00.09.1    
27Herb ScorepL2630521500010022200100.096.127.096.2235055.161.000.038.1083.640.011.00.00.00.0    
31Jim PerrypB2344505150105000301000.300.300.340.64017151.319.040.040.2850.05.90.00.00.06.7    
26Chuck TannerofL2914486122015002900002.250.280.354.63417350.289.104.146.2844.018.04.52.048.025.0    
7Gene Leek3bR221336783015002700000.222.263.389.65214438.250.167.222.2895.318.43.52.636.050.0    
18Hal NaragoncL3014366104105003210100.278.341.444.78516541.286.166.250.3457.34.90.70.00.050.0    
23Jack HarshmanpL312134371005005400100.206.300.235.5358140.226.029.176.25612.510.00.80.00.014.3    
34Don FerraresepR301527174004000901000.259.259.407.66611428.389.148.148.2900.032.10.00.00.057.1    
17Elmer ValoofL383424370005007000212.292.424.292.7167033.269.000.292.32921.20.00.00.00.00.0    
23,29Bobby LockepR252424481015001502001.333.360.500.86012227.389.167.208.3803.718.55.03.724.025.0    
12Willie Jones3bR331118141001001300000.222.263.278.5415119.267.056.111.2475.315.83.00.00.025.0    
18Billy Moran2b-ssR251117150002000100000.294.294.294.5885017.313.000.000.2650.05.90.00.00.00.0    
45Gordy Coleman1bL24615580102001200000.533.563.6671.23010116.615.134.200.5406.312.52.00.00.012.5    
25Mike GarciapR352914010002000500000.071.071.071.1421014.111.000.000.0640.035.70.00.00.00.0    
38Don DillardofL221010040001000200000.400.400.400.8004010.500.000.000.3610.020.00.00.00.00.0    
45Jim BolgerofR2787000000001100000.000.125.000.125008.000.000.143.08812.512.51.00.00.00.0    
2Randy Jackson3bR3337010000000100001.143.143.143.286107.167.000.000.1290.014.30.00.00.00.0    
48Dick BrodowskipR26186220000000102000.333.333.333.666208.400.000.000.3010.012.50.00.00.00.0    
28Bob SmithpL31126000000000500000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.083.30.00.00.00.0    
20Al CicottepR29263010000000111000.333.500.333.833105.500.000.000.4100.020.00.00.00.00.0    
32John BriggspR2542000001000000101.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
23Jake StrikerpL2511000000001110000.000.667.000.667003.000.0001.000.48133.333.31.00.00.00.0    
23Bud PodbielanpR3561000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
Batting Totals: (40 players)1545288745139021625167682333643372139604025119.263.321.408.72921574085860.275.408.226.0007.412.31.72.931.729.4 

1959 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
22Cal McLishR33STMLB1983.633532313011235.12531109526721134051.389.680.992.754.321.574.21.7044.00    
39Gary BellR22STMLB16114.04442816121115234.0208107105281051368151.348.001.084.045.231.304.12.5934.35    
33Mudcat GrantR23S/RMLB1074.143819196173165.114080762381854021.347.621.254.414.631.054.35.5884.83    
27Herb ScoreL26S/RMLB9114.71302559120160.212393842811514714111.496.891.576.448.231.285.21.4505.14    
31Jim PerryR23S/RMLB12102.6544133182184153.012254451055792121.167.180.593.244.651.443.18.5453.48    
23,29Bobby LockeR25S/RMLB323.1324717008277.2663327641403031.397.650.704.754.640.983.82.6004.22    
34Don FerrareseL30S/RMLB533.2015105401076.0582927651451011.436.870.716.045.330.883.43.6254.44    
25Mike GarciaR35S/RMLB364.0029821109172.0723932431493001.439.000.503.886.131.584.88.3333.20    
23Jack HarshmanL31S/RMLB512.591367516166.0462119613351000.896.270.821.774.772.692.86.8333.26    
20Al CicotteR29RelMLB315.32261250012144.0462926425230021.619.410.825.114.700.925.93.7504.52    
48Dick BrodowskiR26RelMLB221.80180180014530.01913632192031.335.700.906.302.700.433.90.5005.64    
28Bob SmithL31S/RMLB015.221239003029.1311917212172001.489.510.613.685.221.425.83.0003.50    
32John BriggsR25S/RMLB012.13413001012.212531351001.238.530.712.133.551.673.55.0003.49    
23Bud PodbielanR35RelMLB015.84606001012.117881250001.5712.410.731.463.652.505.84.0003.27    
29Humberto RobinsonR29RelMLB104.1550500208.29440460001.599.350.004.156.231.504.151.0002.54    
23Jake StrikerL25STMLB102.7011000006.28220450001.9410.800.005.406.751.252.701.0002.84    
Pitching Totals: (16 players)89653.75154154190586962313841230646576148635799453241.358.000.964.135.201.264.20.578  

1959 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PJim Perry23MLBp44-153122401361.0000.820.24---44100.028.6Fielding by Day
PGary Bell22MLBp44-23419273349.9391.050.20---44100.028.6Fielding by Day
PMudcat Grant23MLBp38-16514252341.9511.030.24---4290.524.7Fielding by Day
PCal McLish33MLBp35-23525492476.9742.110.31---35100.022.7Fielding by Day
PHerb Score26MLBp30-1601155121.7620.530.10---30100.019.5Fielding by Day
PMike Garcia35MLBp29-726111018.9440.590.24---29100.018.8Fielding by Day
PAl Cicotte29MLBp26-443800111.0000.420.25---26100.016.9Fielding by Day
PBobby Locke25MLBp24-779111121.9520.830.26---24100.015.6Fielding by Day
PDick Brodowski26MLBp18-3043209.7780.390.23---18100.011.7Fielding by Day
PDon Ferrarese30MLBp15-7601502151.0001.000.20---15100.09.7Fielding by Day
PJack Harshman31MLBp13-6631100141.0001.080.21---2161.98.4Fielding by Day
PBob Smith31MLBp12-29150261.0000.500.21---12100.07.8Fielding by Day
PBud Podbielan35MLBp6-12130041.0000.670.33---6100.03.9Fielding by Day
PHumberto Robinson29MLBp5-8020021.0000.400.25---5100.03.2Fielding by Day
PJohn Briggs25MLBp4-12210031.0000.750.25---4100.02.6Fielding by Day
PJake Striker25MLBp1-6110021.0002.000.33---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CRuss Nixon24MLBc74--3743168411.9855.470.00--48290.248.1Fielding by Day
CDick Brown24MLBc48--2482115270.9965.600.00--148100.031.2Fielding by Day
CEd Fitz Gerald35MLBc45--1922653223.9784.840.00---4991.829.2Fielding by Day
CHal Naragon30MLBc10--51301541.0005.400.00--11471.46.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BVic Power31MLB1b121--10391106981155.9959.500.00---14782.378.6Fielding by Day
1BTito Francona25MLBof-1b35--29619121316.9979.000.00---12228.722.7Fielding by Day
1BGordy Coleman24MLB1b3--1831122.9557.000.00---650.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BBilly Martin31MLB2b67--147149137297.9974.420.00---7391.843.5Fielding by Day
2BJim Baxes30MLB2b-3b48--1071101030227.9564.520.00---7762.331.2Fielding by Day
2BRay Webster21MLB2b24--283751070.9292.710.00---4060.015.6Fielding by Day
2BVic Power31MLB1b21--485436105.9714.860.00---14714.313.6Fielding by Day
2BGranny Hamner32MLBif7--121904311.0004.430.00---2725.94.5Fielding by Day
2BBilly Moran25MLB2b6--6801141.0002.330.00---1154.53.9Fielding by Day
2BGeorge Strickland33MLBss-2b4--451110.9002.250.00---1323.02.6Fielding by Day
2BWoodie Held27MLBss-of3--010011.0000.330.00---1432.11.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BGeorge Strickland33MLBss-2b80--69131611206.9712.500.00---13260.651.9Fielding by Day
3BWoodie Held27MLBss-of40--338728122.9843.000.00---14328.026.0Fielding by Day
3BJim Baxes30MLB2b-3b22--16385159.9152.450.00---7728.614.3Fielding by Day
3BGene Leek22MLB3b13--7141022.9551.620.00---13100.08.4Fielding by Day
3BVic Power31MLB1b7--7101118.9442.430.00---1474.84.5Fielding by Day
3BGranny Hamner32MLBif5--761014.9292.600.00---2718.53.2Fielding by Day
3BBilly Martin31MLB2b4--34108.8751.750.00---735.52.6Fielding by Day
3BRay Webster21MLB2b4--683317.8243.500.00---4010.02.6Fielding by Day
3BWillie Jones33MLB3b4--3101214.9293.250.00---1136.42.6Fielding by Day
3BRandy Jackson33MLB3b2--020021.0001.000.00---366.71.3Fielding by Day
3BJim Piersall29MLBof1--010011.0001.000.00---1001.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSWoodie Held27MLBss-of103--1772771843472.9624.410.00---14372.066.9Fielding by Day
SSGeorge Strickland33MLBss-2b50--801451142236.9534.500.00---13237.932.5Fielding by Day
SSGranny Hamner32MLBif10--11131225.9602.400.00---2737.06.5Fielding by Day
SSBilly Moran25MLB2b5--71119.8891.600.00---1145.53.2Fielding by Day
SSGene Leek22MLB3b1--15107.8576.000.00---137.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFRocky Colavito25MLBof154--319751331.9852.120.00---154100.0100.0Fielding by Day
OFMinnie Minoso36MLBof148--3141451333.9852.220.00---148100.096.1Fielding by Day
OFJim Piersall29MLBof91--216342223.9822.410.00---10091.059.1Fielding by Day
OFTito Francona25MLBof-1b64--136240142.9722.160.00---12252.541.6Fielding by Day
OFCarroll Hardy26MLBof15--41000411.0002.730.00---3246.99.7Fielding by Day
OFChuck Tanner29MLBof10--18000181.0001.800.00---1471.46.5Fielding by Day
OFWoodie Held27MLBss-of6--700071.0001.170.00---1434.23.9Fielding by Day
OFElmer Valo38MLBof2--100011.0000.500.00---345.91.3Fielding by Day

1959 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Joe GordonManager1915-02-18 44Los Angeles,California MLB1938-19501938-1950   2B
Mel HarderPitching Coach1909-10-15 49Beemer,Nebraska MLB1928-19471928-1947   P
Bob KennedyAssistant Coach1920-08-18 38Chicago,Illinois MLB1939-19571939-1957   OF-3B
Red KressAssistant Coach1907-01-02 52Columbia,California MLB1927-19461927-1946   SS-3B
Frank LaneGeneral Manager1896-02-01 63Cincinnati,Ohio --   EXEC
Jo-Jo WhiteAssistant Coach1909-06-01 50Red Oak,Georgia MLB1932-19441932-1944   OF