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1959 San Francisco GiantsSeason Roster
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Joe Shipley played for the 1959 San Francisco Giants
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameGiants
LocationSan Francisco,California
Record83-71 (3rd)League Rank3rdMLB Rank5th
BallparkSeals Stadium
ManagerBill RigneyGeneral ManagerChub Feeney
CoachesLefty O'Doul (Hitting Coach), Salty Parker (Third Base Coach), Wes Westrum (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,422,130 (Rank: 6th)
Years Available1883-2018

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

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1959 San Francisco Giants.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1959 baseball season.

1959 San Francisco Giants Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
23Felipe AlouOF6-1 195 R-R 1935-05-12 24Haina,Dom Rep MLB1956-19741958-1974      
43Johnny AntonelliP6-0 190 L-L 1930-04-12 29Rochester,New York MLB1948-19611948-1961Thomas Jefferson (Rochester,NY)Bowling Green St    
39Curt BarclayP6-3 210 R-R 1931-08-22 27Chicago,Illinois MLB1957-19591957-1959   Oregon    
25Jackie BrandtOF5-11 170 R-R 1934-04-28 25Omaha,Nebraska MLB1956-19671956-1967Benson (Omaha,NE)    
16Eddie BressoudSS6-1 175 R-R 1932-05-02 27Los Angeles,California MLB1956-19671956-1967Washington (Los Angeles,CA)Los Angeles Valley Col    
36Bud ByerlyP6-2 185 R-R 1920-10-26 38Webster Groves,Missouri MLB1943-19601943-1960Webster Groves (Webster Groves,MO)    
30Orlando Cepeda1B6-2 210 R-R 1937-09-17 21Ponce,Puerto Rico MLB1955-19741958-1974      
12Jim Davenport3B5-11 175 R-R 1933-08-17 25Siluria,Alabama MLB1958-19701958-1970Thompson (Alabaster,AL)So.Mississippi    
39Eddie FisherP6-2 200 R-R 1936-07-16 22Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1958-19731959-1973Altus (Altus,OK)Oklahoma
1958-   UDFA-SFN
 
27Jim HeganC6-2 195 R-R 1920-08-03 38Lynn,Massachusetts MLB1941-19601941-1960Lynn English (Lynn,MA)    
38Gordon JonesP6-0 190 R-R 1930-04-02 29Portland,Oregon MLB1954-19651954-1965Sacramento Charter (Sacramento,CA)    
19Sam JonesP6-4 200 R-R 1925-12-14 33Stewartsville,Ohio MLB1951-19641951-1964      
28Willie KirklandOF6-1 206 L-R 1934-02-17 25Siluria,Alabama MLB1958-19661958-1966Northwestern (Detroit,MI)    
5Hobie LandrithC5-10 170 L-R 1930-03-16 29Decatur,Illinois MLB1950-19631950-1963Northeastern (Detroit,MI)Michigan St    
24Willie MaysOF5-11 180 R-R 1931-05-06 28Westfield,Alabama MLB1950-19731951-1973Fairfield (Birmingham,AL)    
8Roger McCardellC6-0 200 R-R 1932-08-29 26Gorsuch Mills,Maryland MLB1959-19591959-1959Rising Sun (North East,MD)Boston U.
1950-   UDFA-BSN
 
40Mike McCormickP6-2 195 L-L 1938-09-29 20Pasadena,California MLB1956-19711956-1971Keppel (Alhambra,CA)    
44Willie McCovey1B6-4 210 L-L 1938-01-10 21Mobile,Alabama MLB1955-19801959-1980Central (Mobile,AL)
1955-   UDFA-NY1
 
37Stu MillerP5-11 165 R-R 1927-12-26 31Northampton,Massachusetts MLB1952-19681952-1968      
36Billy MuffettP6-1 198 R-R 1930-09-21 28Hammond,Indiana MLB1957-19621957-1962      
22Danny O'Connell3B6-0 180 R-R 1927-01-21 32Paterson,New Jersey MLB1950-19621950-1962St. Bonaventure (Paterson,NJ)    
10Jose Pagan3B5-9 165 R-R 1935-05-05 24Barceloneta,Puerto Rico MLB1955-19731959-1973  
1955-   UDFA-NY1
 
28Marshall RenfroeP6-0 180 L-L 1936-05-25 23Century,Florida MLB1959-19591959-1959  
1954-   UDFA-PHI
 
26Dusty RhodesOF6-0 180 L-R 1927-05-13 32Mathews,Alabama MLB1952-19591952-1959      
15,17Andre RodgersSS6-3 200 R-R 1934-12-02 24Nassau,Bahamas MLB1957-19671957-1967      
33Jack SanfordP6-0 190 R-R 1929-05-18 30Wellesley Hills,Massachusetts MLB1956-19671956-1967      
6Hank SauerOF6-4 199 R-R 1917-03-17 42Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1941-19591941-1959      
9Bob SchmidtC6-2 205 R-R 1933-04-22 26St. Louis,Missouri MLB1958-19651958-1965Ritenour (St. Louis,MO)    
42Joe ShipleyP6-4 210 R-R 1935-05-09 24Morristown,Tennessee MLB1958-19631958-1963      
26Bob SpeakeOF-1B6-1 178 L-L 1930-08-22 28Springfield,Missouri MLB1955-19591955-1959Springfield Central (Springfield,MO)    
20Daryl Spencer2B6-2 190 R-R 1929-07-13 29Wichita,Kansas MLB1952-19631952-1963Wichita East (Wichita,KS)Wichita St    
39Leon WagnerOF6-1 195 L-R 1934-05-13 25Chattanooga,Tennessee MLB1958-19691958-1969Inkster (Inkster,MI)Tuskegee U.
1942-   UDFA-NY1
 
32Al WorthingtonP6-2 205 R-R 1929-02-05 30Birmingham,Alabama MLB1953-19691953-1969Phillips (Birmingham,AL)Alabama    
34Dom ZanniP5-11 180 R-R 1932-03-01 27Bronx,New York MLB1958-19661958-1966Boys and Girls (Brooklyn,NY)
1951-   UDFA-NY1
 
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