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1959 MLB Season

1959 MLB Season

Season Standings

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world series Champion:
AL MVP:
NL MVP:
AL Rookie:
NL Rookie:
teams:
16
Players:
Attendance:
19,257,784
Playoffs:
playoff teams:
CHA, LAN
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year lg division level rank lgrk mlbrank teamname links   g   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff home away attend. payroll gm manager ballpark playoffs
1959 AL -- MLB 1 1 1 Chicago White Sox FR | ST | RO 154 94 60 .610 0.0 669 588 81 46-32 47-31 1,423,144 0 Charlie Comiskey Al Lopez Comiskey Park Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- MLB 2 2 2 Cleveland Indians FR | ST | RO 154 89 65 .578 5.0 745 646 99 46-31 43-34 1,497,976 0 Frank Lane Joe Gordon Cleveland Municipal Stadium dnq
1959 AL -- MLB 3 3 6 New York Yankees FR | ST | RO 154 79 75 .513 15.0 687 647 40 39-39 40-37 1,552,030 0 George Weiss Casey Stengel Yankee Stadium I dnq
1959 AL -- MLB 4 4 8 Detroit Tigers FR | ST | RO 154 76 78 .494 18.0 713 732 -19 35-42 42-35 1,221,221 0 Rick Ferrell Jimmy Dykes, Bill Norman Briggs Stadium dnq
1959 AL -- MLB 5 5 9 Boston Red Sox FR | ST | RO 154 75 79 .487 19.0 726 696 30 32-44 42-34 984,102 0 Bucky Harris Pinky Higgins, Billy Jurges, Rudy York Fenway Park dnq
1959 AL -- MLB 6 6 12 Baltimore Orioles FR | ST | RO 154 74 80 .481 20.0 551 621 -70 36-41 38-40 891,926 0 Lee MacPhail Paul Richards Memorial Stadium dnq
1959 AL -- MLB 7 7 14 Kansas City Athletics FR | ST | RO 154 66 88 .429 28.0 681 760 -79 29-48 36-40 963,683 0 Parke Carroll Harry Craft Municipal Stadium dnq
1959 AL -- MLB 8 8 16 Washington Senators I FR | ST | RO 154 63 91 .409 31.0 619 701 -82 29-47 34-43 615,372 0 Calvin Griffith Cookie Lavagetto Griffith Stadium dnq
year lg division level rank lgrk mlbrank teamname links   g   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff home away attend. payroll gm manager ballpark playoffs
1959 NL -- MLB 1 1 3 Los Angeles Dodgers FR | ST | RO 156 88 68 .564 0.0 705 670 35 42-36 46-32 2,071,045 0 Buzzie Bavasi Walter Alston Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- MLB 2 2 4 Milwaukee Braves FR | ST | RO 156 86 70 .551 2.0 724 623 101 34-38 46-29 1,749,112 0 John McHale Fred Haney County Stadium dnq
1959 NL -- MLB 3 3 5 San Francisco Giants FR | ST | RO 154 83 71 .539 4.0 705 613 92 41-36 42-35 1,422,130 0 Chub Feeney Bill Rigney Seals Stadium dnq
1959 NL -- MLB 4 4 7 Pittsburgh Pirates FR | ST | RO 154 78 76 .506 9.0 651 680 -29 31-46 44-28 1,359,917 0 Joe Brown Danny Murtaugh Forbes Field dnq
1959 NL -- MLB 5 5 11 Cincinnati Reds FR | ST | RO 154 74 80 .481 13.0 764 738 26 31-46 43-34 801,298 0 Gabe Paul Mayo Smith, Fred Hutchinson Crosley Field dnq
1959 NL -- MLB 6 6 10 Chicago Cubs FR | ST | RO 154 74 80 .481 13.0 673 688 -15 35-39 37-38 858,255 0 John Holland Bob Scheffing Wrigley Field dnq
1959 NL -- MLB 7 7 13 St. Louis Cardinals FR | ST | RO 154 71 83 .461 16.0 641 725 -84 29-48 42-35 929,953 0 Bing Devine Solly Hemus Sportsman's Park dnq
1959 NL -- MLB 8 8 15 Philadelphia Phillies FR | ST | RO 154 64 90 .416 23.0 599 725 -126 27-50 37-41 802,815 0 John Quinn Eddie Sawyer Connie Mack Stadium dnq
16 record(s)