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1959 Baltimore OriolesSeason Roster
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Lenny Green played for the 1959 Baltimore Orioles
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameOrioles
LocationBaltimore,Maryland
Record74-80 (6th)League Rank6thMLB Rank10th
BallparkMemorial Stadium
ManagerPaul RichardsGeneral ManagerLee MacPhail
CoachesJimmy Adair (Assistant Coach), Harry Breechen (Pitching Coach), Lum Harris (Third Base Coach), Eddie Robinson (Assistant Coach), Al Vincent (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance891,926 (Rank: 12th)
Years Available1901-2019

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 Baltimore Orioles.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1959 baseball season.

1959 Baltimore Orioles 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)
8Jerry Adair2B6-0 175 R-R 1936-12-17 22Sand Springs,Oklahoma MLB1958-19701958-1970Sapulpa (Sapulpa,OK)Oklahoma St
1958-   UDFA-BAL
 
8Bobby AvilaOF-2B5-10 175 R-R 1924-04-02 35Veracruz,Mexico MLB1949-19591949-1959      
16George BambergerP6-0 175 R-R 1925-08-01 33Staten Island,New York MLB1951-19591951-1959Staten Island Tech (Staten Island,NY)    
1Bob Boyd1B5-10 170 L-L 1925-10-01 33Potts Camp,Mississippi MLB1951-19611951-1961New Albany (New Albany,MS)    
28Hal BrownP6-2 182 R-R 1924-12-11 34Greensboro,North Carolina MLB1951-19641951-1964   North Carolina    
23Leo Burke3B-2B5-10 190 R-R 1934-05-06 25Hagerstown,Maryland MLB1958-19651958-1965North Hagerstown (Hagerstown,MD)Virginia Tech
1957-   UDFA-BAL
 
17Chico CarrasquelSS6-0 170 R-R 1928-01-23 31Caracas,Venezuela MLB1950-19591950-1959      
35Rip ColemanP6-2 185 L-L 1931-07-31 27Troy,New York MLB1955-19601955-1960   Syracuse U., Wake Forest U.    
37Walt Dropo1B6-5 220 R-R 1923-01-30 36Moosup,Connecticut MLB1949-19611949-1961Plainfield (Central Village,CT)Connecticut    
33Jim Finigan3B5-11 175 R-R 1928-08-19 30Quincy,Illinois MLB1954-19591954-1959      
48Jack FisherP6-2 215 R-R 1939-03-04 20Frostburg,Maryland MLB1959-19691959-1969Richmond County Academy (Augusta,GA)
1957-   UDFA-BAL
 
9Billy Gardner2B6-0 180 R-R 1927-07-19 31Waterford,Connecticut MLB1954-19631954-1963      
22Joe GinsbergC5-11 180 L-R 1926-10-11 32New York,New York MLB1948-19621948-1962Cooley (Detroit,MI)    
21Lenny GreenOF5-11 170 L-L 1933-01-06 26Detroit,Michigan MLB1957-19681957-1968Pershing (Detroit,MI)    
10Bob Hale1B5-10 195 L-L 1933-11-07 25Sarasota,Florida MLB1955-19611955-1961Lake View (Chicago,IL)    
3Ron HansenSS6-3 200 R-R 1938-04-05 21Oxford,Nebraska MLB1958-19721958-1972Albany (Albany,CA)    
29Jack HarshmanP6-2 185 L-L 1927-07-12 31San Diego,California MLB1948-19601948-1960Hoover (San Diego,CA)    
29Billy HoeftP6-3 205 L-L 1932-05-17 27Oshkosh,Wisconsin MLB1952-19661952-1966Oshkosh Christian (Oshkosh,WI)    
46Ernie JohnsonP6-4 195 R-R 1924-06-16 35Brattleboro,Vermont MLB1950-19591950-1959Brattleboro Union (Brattleboro,VT)    
6Billy KlausSS-3B5-10 165 L-R 1928-12-09 30Fox Lake,Illinois MLB1952-19631952-1963Grant Community (Fox Lake,IL)    
25Whitey Lockman1B6-1 175 L-R 1926-07-25 32Lowell,North Carolina MLB1945-19601945-1960Gastonia (Gastonia,NC)
1943-   UDFA-NY1
 
18Billy LoesP6-1 170 R-R 1929-12-13 29Long Island City,New York MLB1950-19611950-1961Bryant (Long Island City,NY)    
7Willy MirandaSS5-9 150 B-R 1926-05-24 33Velasco,Cuba MLB1951-19591951-1959      
4Bob NiemanOF5-11 195 R-R 1927-01-26 32Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1951-19621951-1962   Kent St    
41Billy O'DellP5-11 170 B-L 1932-02-10 27Whitmire,South Carolina MLB1954-19671954-1967Newberry (Newberry,SC)Clemson U.
1954-   UDFA-BAL
 
32Milt PappasP6-3 190 R-R 1939-05-11 20Detroit,Michigan MLB1957-19731957-1973Cooley (Detroit,MI)    
21Albie PearsonOF5-5 141 L-L 1934-09-12 24Alhambra,California MLB1958-19661958-1966El Monte (El Monte,CA)    
2Al PilarcikOF5-10 180 L-L 1930-07-03 28Whiting,Indiana MLB1956-19611956-1961Whiting (Whiting,IN)    
24Arnie PortocarreroP6-3 196 R-R 1931-07-05 27New York,New York MLB1954-19601954-1960George Washington (New York,NY)
1949-   UDFA-PHA
 
5Brooks Robinson3B6-1 190 R-R 1937-05-18 22Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1955-19771955-1977Little Rock Central (Little Rock,AR)    
33Bob Saverine2B-OF5-9 165 B-R 1941-06-02 18Norwalk,Connecticut MLB1959-19671959-1967Darien (Darien,CT)
1959-   UDFA-BAL
 
40Barry ShetroneOF6-2 190 L-R 1938-07-06 20Baltimore,Maryland MLB1959-19631959-1963Southern (Baltimore,MD)
1956-   UDFA-BAL
 
27Wes StockP6-2 188 R-R 1934-04-10 25Longview,Washington MLB1959-19671959-1967Shelton (Shelton,WA)Washington St
1956-   UDFA-BAL
 
44Willie TasbyOF5-11 175 R-R 1933-01-08 26Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1958-19631958-1963McClymonds (Oakland,CA)
1950-   UDFA-SLA
 
27Joe TaylorOF6-1 185 R-R 1926-03-02 33Chapman,Alabama MLB1954-19591954-1959      
11Gus TriandosC6-3 215 R-R 1930-07-30 28San Francisco,California MLB1953-19651953-1965Mission (San Francisco,CA)St. Mary's Col California    
27Fred ValentineOF6-1 190 B-R 1935-01-19 24Clarksdale,Mississippi MLB1959-19681959-1968   Tennessee St
1956-   UDFA-BAL
 
38Jerry WalkerP6-1 195 B-R 1939-02-12 20Ada,Oklahoma MLB1957-19641957-1964Byng (Ada,OK)    
15Hoyt WilhelmP6-0 195 R-R 1923-07-26 35Huntersville,North Carolina MLB1952-19721952-1972Cornelius (Cornelius,NC)    
14Gene WoodlingOF5-9 195 L-R 1922-08-16 36Akron,Ohio MLB1943-19621943-1962Akron East (Akron,OH)    
35George ZuverinkP6-4 200 R-R 1924-08-20 34Holland,Michigan MLB1951-19591951-1959Holland (Holland,MI)    
41 Players