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1959 CLEVELAND INDIANS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  89-65   .578
Result:   2nd in American League
Manager(s):  Joe Gordon
General Manager:   Frank Lane
Stadium:  Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  1,497,976
Playoffs:  -

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Elmer Valo (38)
Youngest Player:  Ray Webster (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mike Garcia (12)
Top Hitter:  Rocky Colavito (6)
Top Pitcher:  Gary Bell (11)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  49.70%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Chi White Sox9460.610--
Cleveland8965.5785.0
NY Yankees7975.51315.0
Detroit7678.49418.0
Boston7579.48719.0
Baltimore7480.48120.0
KC Athletics6688.42928.0
Washington6391.40931.0

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Gary Bell1959-04-101959W  6-4 @ KC110000000000030031100303 sacrifice hits
Woodie Held1959-04-141959W  8-1 vs CLE422002600010000200126258252 home runs, 6 RBis
Ray Webster1959-04-171959W  4-3 vs CLE200000000010000100001st career game
Minnie Minoso1959-04-211959W  14-1 @ DET625002600000000118313521267031592 home runs, 6 RBis, 5 hits
Gene Leek1959-04-221959W  10-1 @ DET422001200100000121201st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
Jim Perry1959-04-231959W  10-4 @ DET201000200000000110201st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
Don Dillard1959-04-241959W  6-4 vs CLE100000000000000100001st career game
Ray Webster1959-05-061959L  6-5 vs CLE211001300000000311301st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
Don Dillard1959-05-091959L  9-5 @ CHA101000100000000410101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Rocky Colavito1959-05-121959W  7-6 @ NYA5242012000100004043849327514 hits
Woodie Held1959-05-151959W  4-3 @ BOS500000000040000219141299054 strikeouts
Rocky Colavito1959-05-161959W  12-6 @ BOS5330024000200004063889628012 home runs
Don Ferrarese1959-05-261959W  3-0 @ CHA31330020000000081100503 Doubles
Rocky Colavito1959-06-101959W  11-8 @ BAL45400460010000043040910329424 home runs, 5 runs scored, 6 RBis, 4 hits, 100th career home run
Minnie Minoso1959-06-141959W  9-5 @ WS1534101400000000122914041317281634 hits
Minnie Minoso1959-06-141959W  12-6 @ WS1311001510100010123014051327331645 RBis
Bobby Locke1959-06-181959L  7-6 @ BOS211001300000000111301st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
Tito Francona1959-06-251959W  3-2 vs CLE42400220000000036326223134202 home runs, 4 hits
Vic Power1959-07-031959W  8-4 @ KC152420010000000072884477325174 hits
Tito Francona1959-07-041959W  12-9 @ DET62400140000000037127626143214 hits
Mudcat Grant1959-07-041959W  12-9 @ DET1110013000000006891901st career home run
Tito Francona1959-07-051959W  5-4 @ DET41400001010000037228026143224 hits
Tito Francona1959-07-101959W  8-4 @ CHA52400030000000037428526146224 hits
Cal McLish1959-07-101959W  8-4 @ CHA2010000101000001602621411st career stolen base
Rocky Colavito1959-07-111959W  8-7 vs CLE42300230000000045844011132322 home runs
Rocky Colavito1959-07-121959W  8-4 vs CLE42200240000000046044311332722 home runs
Dick Brown1959-07-191959L  6-5 @ BOS40000000004000013495145324 strikeouts
Woodie Held1959-07-261959W  9-0 vs CLE5440024000000002852094211862 home runs, 4 runs scored, 4 hits
Tito Francona1959-08-021959L  5-4 vs CLE41400000000000039531727161224 hits
Rocky Colavito1959-08-101959W  6-4 @ KC152410120000000049046811834534 hits
Tito Francona1959-08-151959L  9-6 @ DET32300240000001040833432175222 home runs
Rocky Colavito1959-08-211959W  5-0 vs CLE3110000001000005004781203503500th career game
Rocky Colavito1959-08-251959W  6-3 vs CLE42200240000000150448012235432 home runs
Jim Piersall1959-08-301959L  9-4 vs CLE300000000010000100096766377641000th career game
Tito Francona1959-09-071959W  15-14 vs CLE52400130000000042736336188224 hits
Gordy Coleman1959-09-191959W  13-7 @ KC1111010000000000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Vic Power1959-09-191959W  13-7 @ KC162410020000000079992778350194 hits
Carroll Hardy1959-09-251959W  8-2 vs CLE51400010000000056171724 hits
Jake Striker1959-09-251959W  8-2 vs CLE100000000111000100001st career game
Gordy Coleman1959-09-271959L  6-5 vs CLE514000200000000680204 hits, 1st career RBI


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