Season Information
Team Name
1959 Cincinnati Reds
League
National League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
74-80 (.481)   GBL: -13
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
5 / 5 / 11
Runs For/Against
764 / 738   Diff: +26
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
15
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1876-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1959-12-15Gordy ColemanTraded by Indians with Cal McLish and Billy Martin to Reds for Johnny Temple.1B6-2218LR1934-07-05Rockville,MD
1953-  0-   0-CLE
MLB1959-19671959-1967
1959-12-15John PowersPurchased by Orioles from Reds.OF6-0190LR1929-07-08Birmingham,AL
MLB1955-19601955-1960
1959-12-15Johnny TempleTraded by Reds to Indians for Cal McLish, Gordy Coleman and Billy Martin.2B-3B5-11175RR1927-08-08Lexington,NC
MLB1952-19641952-1964
1959-12-15Cal McLishTraded by Indians with Gordy Coleman and Billy Martin to Reds for Johnny Temple.P6-1200BR1925-12-01Anadarko,OK
MLB1944-19641944-1964
1959-12-15Billy MartinTraded by Indians with Cal McLish and Gordy Coleman to Reds for Johnny Temple.2B-SS5-11165RR1928-05-16Berkeley,CA
MLB1950-19611950-1961
1959-12-06Bill HenryTraded by Cubs with Lou Jackson and Lee Walls to Reds for Frank Thomas.P6-2180LL1927-10-15Alice,TX
MLB1952-19691952-1969
1959-12-06Lou JacksonTraded by Cubs with Bill Henry and Lee Walls to Reds for Frank Thomas.OF5-10168LR1935-07-26Riverton,LA
1957-  0-   0-CHN
MLB1958-19641958-1964
1959-12-06Lee WallsTraded by Cubs with Bill Henry and Lou Jackson to Reds for Frank Thomas.OF-3B6-3205RR1933-01-06San Diego,CA
MLB1952-19641952-1964
1959-12-06Frank ThomasTraded by Reds to Cubs for Bill Henry, Lou Jackson and Lee Walls.OF-3B6-3205RR1929-06-11Pittsburgh,PA
MLB1951-19661951-1966
1959-11-30Bob MillerSelected by Reds from Tigers in the minor league draft.P6-1185RL1935-07-15Berwyn,IL
MLB1953-19621953-1962
1959-11-30Ray RippelmeyerSelected by Reds from Braves in the minor league draft.P6-3200RR1933-07-09Valmeyer,IL
1954-  0-   0-MLN
MLB1962-19621962-1962
1959-11-30Jim DuckworthSelected by Reds from Dodgers in the minor league draft.P6-4194RR1939-05-24National City,CA
1957-  0-   0-BRO
MLB1963-19661963-1966
1959-11-25Whitey LockmanReleased by Reds.1B-OF6-1175LR1926-07-25Lowell,NC
1943-  0-   0-NY1
MLB1945-19601945-1960
1959-11-21Frank HouseTraded by Athletics to Reds for Tom Acker.C6-2190LR1930-02-18Bessemer,AL
MLB1950-19611950-1961
1959-11-21Tom AckerTraded by Reds to Athletics for Frank House.P6-4215RR1930-03-07Paterson,NJ
MLB1956-19591956-1959
1959-10-03Bob MabePurchased by Orioles from Reds.P5-11165RR1929-10-08Danville,VA
MLB1958-19601958-1960
1959-09-25Jerry ZimmermanSigned as Free Agent by Reds.C6-2185RR1934-09-21Omaha,NE
1952-  0-   0-BOS
MLB1961-19681961-1968
1959-09-09Art ShamskySigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.OF-1B6-1175LL1941-10-14St. Louis,MO
1959-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1965-19721960-1972
1959-07-01Willie JonesPurchased by Reds from Indians.3B-1B6-1192RR1925-08-16Dillon,SC
MLB1947-19611947-1961
1959-06-23Whitey LockmanTraded by Orioles to Reds for Walt Dropo.1B-OF6-1175LR1926-07-25Lowell,NC
1943-  0-   0-NY1
MLB1945-19601945-1960
1959-06-23Walt DropoTraded by Reds to Orioles for Whitey Lockman.1B-3B6-5220RR1923-01-30Moosup,CT
MLB1949-19611949-1961
1959-06-08Jim BrosnanTraded by Cardinals to Reds for Hal Jeffcoat.P6-4210RR1929-10-24Cincinnati,OH
MLB1954-19631954-1963
1959-06-08Hal JeffcoatTraded by Reds to Cardinals for Jim Brosnan.OF-P5-10185RR1924-09-06West Columbia,SC
MLB1948-19591948-1959
1959-05-06Chuck ChurnTraded by Reds to Dodgers for Dick Hanlon.P6-3205RR1930-02-01Bridgetown,VA
MLB1957-19591957-1959
1959-05-01Del EnnisTraded by Reds to White Sox for Lou Skizas and Don Rudolph.OF-1B6-0195RR1925-06-08Philadelphia,PA
MLB1946-19591946-1959
1959-05-01Lou SkizasTraded by White Sox with Don Rudolph to Reds for Del Ennis.OF-3B5-11175RR1932-06-02Chicago,IL
MLB1956-19591956-1959
1959-05-01Don RudolphTraded by White Sox with Lou Skizas to Reds for Del Ennis.P5-11195LL1931-08-16Baltimore,MD
MLB1957-19641957-1964
1959-04-01Jim MaloneySigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.P-OF6-2207LR1940-06-02Fresno,CA
1959-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1960-19711960-1982
1959-03-20Eddie MiksisReleased by Reds.2B-OF6-0185RR1926-09-11Burlington,NJ
MLB1944-19581944-1958
1959-01-30John PowersTraded by Pirates with Frank Thomas, Jim Pendleton and Whammy Douglas to Reds for Don Hoak, Harvey Haddix and Smoky Burgess.OF6-0190LR1929-07-08Birmingham,AL
MLB1955-19601955-1960
1959-01-30Whammy DouglasTraded by Pirates with John Powers, Frank Thomas and Jim Pendleton to Reds for Don Hoak, Harvey Haddix and Smoky Burgess.P6-2185RR1935-02-17Carrboro,NC
MLB1957-19571957-1957
1959-01-30Jim PendletonTraded by Pirates with John Powers, Frank Thomas and Whammy Douglas to Reds for Don Hoak, Harvey Haddix and Smoky Burgess.OF-3B6-0185RR1924-01-07St. Charles,MO
MLB1953-19621953-1962
1959-01-30Frank ThomasTraded by Pirates with John Powers, Jim Pendleton and Whammy Douglas to Reds for Don Hoak, Harvey Haddix and Smoky Burgess.OF-3B6-3205RR1929-06-11Pittsburgh,PA
MLB1951-19661951-1966
1959-01-30Smoky BurgessTraded by Reds with Don Hoak and Harvey Haddix to Pirates for John Powers, Frank Thomas, Jim Pendleton and Whammy Douglas.C5-8187LR1927-02-26Caroleen,NC
MLB1949-19671949-1967
1959-01-30Harvey HaddixTraded by Reds with Don Hoak and Smoky Burgess to Pirates for John Powers, Frank Thomas, Jim Pendleton and Whammy Douglas.P-OF5-9170LL1925-09-18Medway,OH
MLB1952-19651952-1965
1959-01-30Don HoakTraded by Reds with Harvey Haddix and Smoky Burgess to Pirates for John Powers, Frank Thomas, Jim Pendleton and Whammy Douglas.3B-2B6-0175RR1928-02-05Roulette,PA
MLB1954-19641954-1964
1959-01-01Johnny EdwardsSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.C6-4220LR1938-06-10Columbus,OH
1959-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1961-19741959-1974
1959-01-01Gus GilSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.2B-3B5-10180RR1939-04-19Caracas,VZ
1959-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1967-19711967-1971
1959-01-01Tommy HelmsSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.2B-3B5-10175RR1941-05-05Charlotte,NC
1959-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1964-19771959-1977
1959-01-01Bobby KlausSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.2B-3B5-10170RR1937-12-27Spring Grove,IL
1959-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1964-19651964-1965
1959-01-01Cesar TovarSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.OF-3B5-9155RR1940-07-03Caracas,VZ
1959-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1965-19761959-1976
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Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Transaction Description Full description of the transaction as entered in the database Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system