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1959 Chicago CubsSeason Roster
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Freddie Fitzsimmons played for the 1959 Chicago Cubs
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCubs
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record74-80 (5th)League Rank5thMLB Rank11th
BallparkWrigley Field
ManagerBob ScheffingGeneral ManagerJohn Holland
CoachesFreddie Fitzsimmons (Pitching Coach), Rogers Hornsby (Hitting Coach), George Myatt (First Base Coach), El Tappe (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance858,255 (Rank: 13th)
Years Available1876-2018

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 Chicago Cubs.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1959 baseball season.

1959 Chicago Cubs 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)
16Bobby Adams1B5-10 170 R-R 1921-12-14 37Tuolumne,California MLB1946-19591946-1959Stockton (Stockton,CA)    
21George AltmanOF6-4 200 L-R 1933-03-20 26Goldsboro,North Carolina MLB1959-19671959-1967Diller (Goldsboro,NC)Tennessee St
1955-   UDFA-CHN
 
32Bob AndersonP6-4 210 R-R 1935-09-29 23East Chicago,Indiana MLB1957-19631957-1963Hammond (Hammond,IN)Michigan St, Western Michigan U.    
6Earl AverillC5-10 190 R-R 1931-09-09 27Cleveland,Ohio MLB1956-19631956-1963Snohomish (Snohomish,WA)Oregon    
14Ernie BanksSS6-1 180 R-R 1931-01-31 28Dallas,Texas MLB1953-19711953-1971Booker T. Washington (Dallas,TX)    
38John BuzhardtP6-2 198 R-R 1936-08-17 22Prosperity,South Carolina MLB1958-19681958-1968Prosperity (Prosperity,SC)
1954-   UDFA-CHN
 
41Art CeccarelliP6-0 190 R-L 1930-04-02 29New Haven,Connecticut MLB1955-19601955-1960West Haven (West Haven,CT)    
17Alvin Dark3B5-11 185 R-R 1922-01-07 37Comanche,Oklahoma MLB1946-19601946-1960Lake Charles (Lake Charles,LA)Louisiana St    
22Ed DonnellyP6-0 175 R-R 1934-12-10 24Allen,Michigan MLB1959-19591959-1959Quincy (Quincy,MI)
1956-   UDFA-KC1
 
39Moe DrabowskyP6-2 200 R-R 1935-07-21 23Ozanna,Poland MLB1956-19721956-1972Loomis Chaffee School (Windsor,CT)Trinity Col    
30Dick DrottP6-0 185 R-R 1936-07-01 22Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1957-19631957-1963Western Hills (Cincinnati,OH)    
18Don Eaddy3B5-11 165 R-R 1934-02-16 25Grand Rapids,Michigan MLB1959-19591959-1959Ottawa Hills (Grand Rapids,MI)Michigan
1955-   UDFA-CHN
 
36Don ElstonP6-0 170 R-R 1929-04-06 30Campbellstown,Ohio MLB1953-19641953-1964Camden (Camden,OH)    
4Johnny Goryl2B5-10 175 R-R 1933-10-21 25Cumberland,Rhode Island MLB1957-19641957-1964Cumberland (Cumberland,RI)    
37Bill HenryP6-2 180 L-L 1927-10-15 31Alice,Texas MLB1952-19691952-1969St. Mary's (Rutherford,NJ)Seton Hall U.    
31Dave HillmanP5-11 168 R-R 1927-09-14 31Dungannon,Virginia MLB1955-19621955-1962      
40Glen HobbieP6-2 195 R-R 1936-04-24 23Witt,Illinois MLB1957-19641957-1964Witt (Witt,IL)    
22,42Lou JacksonOF5-10 168 L-R 1935-07-26 23Riverton,Louisiana MLB1958-19641958-1964   Grambling St
1957-   UDFA-CHN
 
16Randy Jackson3B6-1 180 R-R 1926-02-10 33Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1950-19591950-1959      
45Ben JohnsonP6-2 190 R-R 1931-05-16 28Greenwood,South Carolina MLB1959-19601959-1960Greenwood (Greenwood,SC)
1949-   UDFA-BSN
 
20Chick KingOF6-2 190 R-R 1930-11-10 28Paris,Tennessee MLB1954-19591954-1959Grover (Memphis,TN)Memphis    
8Dale Long1B6-4 210 L-L 1926-02-06 33Springfield,Missouri MLB1951-19631951-1963Adams Memorial (Adams,MA)    
12Jim Marshall1B6-1 190 L-L 1931-05-25 28Danville,Illinois MLB1958-19621958-1962Compton (Compton,CA)El Camino-Compton Center    
45Morrie MartinP6-0 180 L-L 1922-09-03 36Dixon,Missouri MLB1949-19591949-1959Dixon (Dixon,MO)    
41Seth MoreheadP6-0 195 L-L 1934-08-15 24Houston,Texas MLB1957-19611957-1961C.E. Byrd (Shreveport,LA)Baylor U.    
7Walt MorynOF6-2 205 L-R 1926-04-12 33St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1954-19611954-1961      
11Cal NeemanC6-1 192 R-R 1929-02-18 30Valmeyer,Illinois MLB1957-19631957-1963   Illinois Wesleyan U.    
20Irv NorenOF6-0 190 L-L 1924-11-29 34Jamestown,New York MLB1950-19601950-1960Pasadena (Pasadena,CA)    
41Taylor PhillipsP5-11 185 L-L 1933-06-18 26Atlanta,Georgia MLB1956-19631956-1963Douglas County (Douglasville,GA)Georgia    
43Bob PorterfieldP6-0 190 R-R 1923-08-10 35Newport,Virginia MLB1948-19591948-1959Newport (Newport,VA)    
46Joe SchaffernothP6-4 195 R-R 1937-08-06 21Trenton,New Jersey MLB1959-19611959-1961Jonathan Dayton Regional (Springfield,NJ)
1956-   UDFA-CHN
 
43Art Schult1B-OF6-4 220 R-R 1928-06-20 31Brooklyn,New York MLB1953-19601953-1960   Georgetown U.    
42Elmer SingletonP6-2 174 R-R 1918-06-26 41Ogden,Utah MLB1945-19591945-1959      
43Bob SmithP6-0 185 L-L 1928-05-13 31Clarence,Missouri MLB1958-19591958-1959Clarence (Clarence,MO)Missouri    
15Sammy TaylorC6-2 185 L-R 1933-02-27 26Woodruff,South Carolina MLB1958-19631958-1963      
5Tony Taylor2B5-9 179 R-R 1935-12-19 23Central Alava,Cuba MLB1955-19761958-1976      
9Bobby ThomsonOF6-2 185 R-R 1923-10-25 35Glasgow,Scotland MLB1946-19601946-1960Curtis (Staten Island,NY)    
2Lee WallsOF6-3 205 R-R 1933-01-06 26San Diego,California MLB1952-19641952-1964Pasadena (Pasadena,CA)    
4Billy WilliamsOF6-1 175 L-R 1938-06-15 21Whistler,Alabama MLB1956-19761959-1976  
1956-   UDFA-CHN
 
39 Players