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1959 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 89-65 .578
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 745-646 + 99
Roster Continuity 49.70% 16/16
Manager(s): Joe Gordon
General Manager: Frank Lane
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 1,497,976 4/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jo-Jo White
Assistant Coach: Bob Kennedy
Assistant Coach: Red Kress
Pitching Coach: Mel Harder
American League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Gary BellCLEKC1W 6-4 @KC11000000000000300313 sacrifice hits
    Woodie HeldCLEDETW 8-1 vs DET42200260001000002002 home runs, 6 RBIs
    Ray WebsterCLEKC1W 4-3 vs KC1200000000010000011st career game
    Minnie MinosoCLEDETW 14-1 @DET625002600000000011832 home runs, 6 RBIs, 5 hits
    Gene LeekCLEDETW 10-1 @DET422001200100000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Jim PerryCLEDETW 10-4 @DET201000200000000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Don DillardCLECHAW 6-4 vs CHA100000000000000011st career game
    Ray WebsterCLEBALL 5-6 vs BAL211001300000000031st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Don DillardCLECHAL 5-9 @CHA101000100000000041st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Rocky ColavitoCLENYAW 7-6 @NYA52420120001000004044 hits
    Woodie HeldCLEBOSW 4-3 @BOS50000000004000002194 strikeouts
    Rocky ColavitoCLEBOSW 12-6 @BOS53300240002000004062 home runs
    Don FerrareseCLECHAW 3-0 @CHA3133002000000000813 Doubles
    Rocky ColavitoCLEBALW 11-8 @BAL45400460010000004304 home runs, 5 runs scored, 6 RBIs, 4 hits, 100th career home run
    Minnie MinosoCLEWS1W 9-5 @WS1534101400000000012294 hits
    Minnie MinosoCLEWS1W 12-6 @WS1311001510100001012305 RBIs
    Bobby LockeCLEBOSL 6-7 @BOS211001300000000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Tito FranconaCLEBALW 3-2 vs BAL42400220000000003632 home runs, 4 hits
    Vic PowerCLEKC1W 8-4 @KC152420010000000007284 hits
    Tito FranconaCLEDETW 12-9 @DET62400140000000003714 hits
    Mudcat GrantCLEDETW 12-9 @DET1110013000000000681st career home run
    Tito FranconaCLEDETW 5-4 @DET41400001010010003724 hits
    Tito FranconaCLECHAW 8-4 @CHA52400030000000003744 hits
    Cal McLishCLECHAW 8-4 @CHA20100001010000001601st career stolen base
    Rocky ColavitoCLEDETW 8-7 vs DET42300230000000004582 home runs
    Rocky ColavitoCLEDETW 8-4 vs DET42200240000000004602 home runs
    Dick BrownCLEBOSL 5-6 @BOS40000000004000001344 strikeouts
    Woodie HeldCLEWS1W 9-0 vs WS154400240000000002852 home runs, 4 runs scored, 4 hits
    Tito FranconaCLEBALL 4-5 vs BAL41400000000000003954 hits
    Rocky ColavitoCLEKC1W 6-4 @KC152410120000000004904 hits
    Tito FranconaCLEDETL 6-9 @DET32300240000000104082 home runs
    Rocky ColavitoCLEBALW 5-0 vs BAL3110000001001000500500th career game
    Rocky ColavitoCLENYAW 6-3 vs NYA42200240000000015042 home runs
    Jim PiersallCLECHAL 4-9 vs CHA300000000010000010001000th career game
    Tito FranconaCLEDETW 15-14 vs DET52400130000000004274 hits
    Gordy ColemanCLEKC1W 13-7 @KC1111010000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Vic PowerCLEKC1W 13-7 @KC162410020000000007994 hits
    Carroll HardyCLEKC1W 8-2 vs KC15140001000000000564 hits
    Jake StrikerCLEKC1W 8-2 vs KC1100000000111000011st career game
    Gordy ColemanCLEKC1L 5-6 vs KC1514000200000000064 hits, 1st career RBI
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Dick BrodowskiCLEKC1W 6-4 @KC1Sv 0.20000000002000--527-81st career save
    Jim PerryCLEDETW 10-4 @DET 4.274404100023000--10-01st career game
    Herb ScoreCLENYAW 5-2 vs NYAWCG9622031330036000--9142-2413 Strikeouts
    Mudcat GrantCLEWS1W 5-0 vs WS1WSHO920005600032000--4511-11Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Jim PerryCLENYAW 7-6 @NYASv 21000040007000--60-01st career save
    Gary BellCLEDETW 1-0 vs DETWSHO940001510133000--4016-11Complete game/Shutout
    Herb ScoreCLEDETW 3-2 vs DETWCG9522071010039000--9545-2510 Strikeouts
    Jim PerryCLEWS1W 8-7 @WS1W 22111020008000--171-11st career win
    Bobby LockeCLEBOSL 6-7 @BOS 5.275524100129000--10-01st career game
    Herb ScoreCLEBOSW 1-0 vs BOSWSHO920007710035000--10248-28Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Herb ScoreCLEKC1W 8-4 @KC1W 9544151410036000--10349-2814 Strikeouts
    Bobby LockeCLEBOSW 8-7 @BOSW 6.254416200030000--61-11st career win
    Cal McLishCLENYAW 5-1 vs NYAWCG931100400030000--16242-303-hitter
    Jim PerryCLEWS1W 9-0 vs WS1WSHO920002200029000--296-2Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Bobby LockeCLEWS1W 5-4 vs WS1Sv 21000030007000--162-21st career save
    Mudcat GrantCLEWS1W 6-1 vs WS1WCG931103400032000--7218-163-hitter
    Jack HarshmanCLEBALW 5-0 vs BALWSHO930000500030000--19364-60Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Jim PerryCLEBOSW 1-0 vs BOSWSHO930004500032000--359-5Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Jack HarshmanCLEKC1W 13-7 @KC1W 997712700038000--20067-61200th career game
    Jake StrikerCLEKC1W 8-2 vs KC1W 6.282204500032000--11-01st career win, 1st career game

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