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1959 Cincinnati RedsSeason Roster
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Frank Thomas played for the 1959 Cincinnati Reds
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameReds
LocationCincinnati,Ohio
Record74-80 (6th)League Rank6thMLB Rank12th
BallparkCrosley Field
ManagerFred Hutchinson,Mayo SmithGeneral ManagerGabe Paul
CoachesCot Deal (Pitching Coach), Clyde King (Pitching Coach), Wally Moses (Assistant Coach), Reggie Otero (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance801,298 (Rank: 15th)
Years Available1876-2019

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 Cincinnati Reds.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1959 baseball season.

1959 Cincinnati Reds 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)
40Tom AckerP6-4 215 R-R 1930-03-07 29Paterson,New Jersey MLB1956-19591956-1959Fair Lawn (Fair Lawn,NJ)    
47Luis ArroyoP5-8 190 L-L 1927-02-18 32Penuelas,Puerto Rico MLB1955-19631955-1963      
6Ed BaileyC6-2 205 L-R 1931-04-15 28Strawberry Plains,Tennessee MLB1953-19661953-1966Strong (Strawberry Plains,TN)Tennessee    
41Jim BaileyP6-2 210 B-L 1934-12-16 24Strawberry Plains,Tennessee MLB1959-19591959-1959   Lincoln Memorial U.
1956-   UDFA-CIN
 
25Gus BellOF6-2 196 L-R 1928-11-15 30Louisville,Kentucky MLB1950-19641950-1964Flaget (Louisville,KY)    
42Jim BrosnanP6-4 210 R-R 1929-10-24 29Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1954-19631954-1963Elder (Cincinnati,OH)    
18Cliff Cook3B6-0 188 R-R 1936-08-20 22Dallas,Texas MLB1959-19631959-1963Sunset (Dallas,TX)
1955-   UDFA-CIN
 
32Mike CuellarP5-11 175 L-L 1937-05-08 22Santa Clara,Cuba MLB1957-19771959-1977  
1957-   UDFA-CIN
 
9Dutch DottererC6-0 209 R-R 1931-11-11 27Syracuse,New York MLB1957-19611957-1961Christian Brothers Academy (Syracuse,NY)Syracuse U.    
18Walt Dropo1B6-5 220 R-R 1923-01-30 36Moosup,Connecticut MLB1949-19611949-1961Plainfield (Central Village,CT)Connecticut    
23Del EnnisOF6-0 195 R-R 1925-06-08 34Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1946-19591946-1959Olney (Philadelphia,PA)    
22Buddy GilbertOF6-3 195 L-R 1935-07-26 23Knoxville,Tennessee MLB1959-19591959-1959   Tennessee
1954-   UDFA-CIN
 
17Bobby HenrichSS6-1 185 R-R 1938-12-24 20Lawrence,Kansas MLB1957-19591957-1959Compton (Compton,CA)    
47Jay HookP6-2 182 L-R 1936-11-18 22Waukegan,Illinois MLB1957-19641957-1964Grayslake Central (Grayslake,IL)Northwestern U.    
42Hal JeffcoatP5-10 185 R-R 1924-09-06 34West Columbia,South Carolina MLB1948-19591948-1959West Columbia (West Columbia,SC)    
14,23Willie Jones3B6-1 192 R-R 1925-08-16 33Dillon,South Carolina MLB1947-19611947-1961      
10Eddie KaskoSS6-0 180 R-R 1932-06-27 27Linden,New Jersey MLB1957-19661957-1966Linden (Linden,NJ)    
46Brooks LawrenceP6-0 205 R-R 1925-01-30 34Springfield,Ohio MLB1954-19601954-1960Springfield North (Springfield,OH)Miami U.    
19Whitey Lockman1B6-1 175 L-R 1926-07-25 32Lowell,North Carolina MLB1945-19601945-1960Gastonia (Gastonia,NC)
1943-   UDFA-NY1
 
24Jerry LynchOF6-1 189 L-R 1930-07-17 28Bay City,Michigan MLB1954-19661954-1966      
35Bob MabeP5-11 165 R-R 1929-10-08 29Danville,Virginia MLB1958-19601958-1960      
11Roy McMillanSS5-11 170 R-R 1929-07-17 29Bonham,Texas MLB1951-19661951-1966Bonham (Bonham,TX)Texas A&M U.    
36Don NewcombeP6-4 225 L-R 1926-06-14 33Madison,New Jersey MLB1949-19601949-1960Thomas Jefferson (Elizabeth,NJ)    
39Joe NuxhallP6-3 219 L-L 1928-07-30 30Hamilton,Ohio MLB1944-19661944-1966Hamilton (Hamilton,OH)    
31Jim O'TooleP6-0 198 B-L 1937-01-10 22Chicago,Illinois MLB1958-19671958-1967Leo (Chicago,IL)Wisconsin
1957-   UDFA-CIN
 
32Claude OsteenP5-11 173 L-L 1939-08-09 19Caney Spring,Tennessee MLB1957-19751957-1975Reading (Cincinnati,OH)    
8Don PavletichC-1B5-11 209 R-R 1938-07-13 20Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1957-19711957-1971Nathan Hale (West Allis,WI)    
43Orlando PenaP5-11 154 R-R 1933-11-17 25Victoria De Las Tunas,Cuba MLB1958-19751958-1975  
1956-   UDFA-CIN
 
12Jim PendletonOF-3B6-0 185 R-R 1924-01-07 35St. Charles,Missouri MLB1953-19621953-1962      
28Vada PinsonOF5-11 181 L-L 1938-08-11 20Memphis,Tennessee MLB1956-19751958-1975McClymonds (Oakland,CA)    
27John PowersOF6-0 190 L-R 1929-07-08 29Birmingham,Alabama MLB1955-19601955-1960      
37Bob PurkeyP6-2 195 R-R 1929-07-14 29Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1954-19661954-1966South Hills Catholic (Pittsburgh,PA)    
20Frank Robinson1B6-1 195 R-R 1935-08-31 23Beaumont,Texas MLB1953-19761956-1976McClymonds (Oakland,CA)    
47Don RudolphP5-11 195 L-L 1931-08-16 27Baltimore,Maryland MLB1957-19641957-1964      
44Willard SchmidtP6-1 187 R-R 1928-05-29 31Hays,Kansas MLB1952-19591952-1959   Fort Hays St    
16Johnny Temple2B5-11 175 R-R 1927-08-08 31Lexington,North Carolina MLB1952-19641952-1964   Catawba Col    
15Frank Thomas3B-OF6-3 205 R-R 1929-06-11 30Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1951-19661951-1966Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Mississauga,ON)    
22Bob ThurmanOF6-1 205 L-L 1917-05-14 42Wichita,Kansas MLB1955-19591955-1959Wichita North (Wichita,KS)    
29Pete WhisenantOF6-2 200 R-R 1929-12-14 29Asheville,North Carolina MLB1952-19611952-1961  
1947-   UDFA-BSN
 
39 Players