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1959 KANSAS CITY ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  66-88   .429
Result:   7th in American League
Manager(s):  Harry Craft
General Manager:   Parke Carroll
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  963,683
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Murry Dickson (42)
Youngest Player:  Lou Klimchock (19)
Longest Tenure:  Tom Gorman, Hector Lopez, Joe DeMaestri (5)
Top Hitter:  Hector Lopez (14)
Top Pitcher:  Bud Daley (9)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  78.17%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Chi White Sox9460.610--
Cleveland8965.5785.0
NY Yankees7975.51315.0
Detroit7678.49418.0
Boston7579.48719.0
Baltimore7480.48120.0
KC Athletics6688.42928.0
Washington6391.40931.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
23Dick Williams+of-3b2730-MLB1304887213033116754128605111613.266.309.436746.328213538389735.1.273
33Bob Cerv+of2233-MLB1254636113222420873235873511113.285.332.479812.350222513358775.8.305
13Bill Tuttle+of2629-MLB126463741391967431064838424212.300.369.413782.351191521348786.1.314
3Roger Maris+of2324-MLB12243369118217167221585335044.273.359.464824.362201498324847.0.277
11Jerry Lumpe+2b3526-MLB1084034798115328214132017010.243.313.318631.289128451323453.7.258
2Joe DeMaestri+ss3830-MLB1183523186165634102865480312.244.305.369674.294130387281393.8.282
12Frank House+c5129-MLB983473282143130032023262010.236.282.303584.259105371280302.9.251
9Hal Smith+c-28-MLB108292368412053103343930214.288.367.380747.341111332218445.5.317
18Kent Hadley+1b5824-MLB1132884073111103912247410236.253.310.403713.318116318228344.1.304
14Russ Snyder+of7125-MLB73243417613232162192920304.313.367.420787.354102267176416.3.346
1Wayne Terwilliger+2b-34-MLB74180274811021822193100412.267.335.361696.31665204141244.5.311
8Harry Chiti+c-26-MLB55162204411152501172611009.272.344.444789.35072180128255.2.298
10Hector Lopez+of-3b1429-MLB3513522381036241082310111.281.324.533857.37172146100277.2.299
30Ray Boone+3b-ss-35-MLB6113219366021210271702204.273.396.364760.34948161102225.8.301
22Whitey Herzog+of-27-MLB381232536711910342300102.293.446.390836.3894815890267.8.354
7Preston Ward+1b-of-31-MLB58109827412190071201033.248.286.358644.2823911988123.7.255
17Zeke Bella+of-28-MLB4782101721190091410105.207.293.293586.27324937162.3.239
28Bud Daley+p-26-MLB3978523100130021120501.295.329.308637.29324876183.5.343
31Ned Garver+p-33-MLB32719202129004700412.282.316.423738.326308058104.8.286
4Lou Klimchock+3b-2b-19-MLB1766101810413001600102.273.284.470753.33031685194.9.250
4,30Ray Jablonski+3b-32-MLB256541710280031100000.262.294.369663.29724684874.1.288
38Ray Herbert+p-29-MLB37575122015003900301.211.250.298548.24817634942.2.234
26Johnny Kucks+p-25-MLB33474410000032200301.085.140.106246.12255347-3-1.9.160
34Bob Grim+p-29-MLB40322300150021700610.094.143.187330.15264136-1-0.9.133
36Rip Coleman+p-27-MLB29250200000001100100.080.080.080160.07222624-2-2.7.143
10Joe Morgan+3b-28-MLB2021240103003700001.190.292.286577.2696241811.9.286
20John Tsitouris+p-23-MLB2420130000001700301.150.190.150340.16232421-1-1.0.231
32Tom Sturdivant+p-29-MLB3717010000000700100.059.059.059118.05311817-2-2.8.100
21Murry Dickson+p-42-MLB3817130002000500000.176.176.176353.159317140-0.6.250
26Ralph Terry+p-23-MLB917030000000200101.176.176.176353.159318160-0.5.200
5Harry Simpson+of-1b-33-MLB814140012002410010.286.389.500889.3867181137.4.300
14Tom Carroll+ss-3b-22-MLB147110001000100000.143.143.143286.1291760-0.7.167
35Al Grunwald+p-29-MLB84000000000100000.000.000.0000.000044--.000
16Howie Reed+p-22-MLB63100000001100000.000.250.000250.1760430-0.9.000
35Ken Johnson+p-26-MLB23000000000300000.000.000.0000.000033--.000
15Dick Tomanek+p-28-MLB162110000000000000.500.500.5001000.451121013.4.500
20Russ Meyer+p-35-MLB182000000000200000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
32Bob Martyn+of-28-MLB11000000000000000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
Totals: (38 players)1545264681138323143117637342448178033326938124.263.326.390716--2051588541367174.7.287

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
28Bud Daley+926-MLB16133.16392912251216.121290762462125711 01.278.821.002.585.200.50.2771.13
31Ned Garver+2133-MLB10133.7132309211201.1214948322426143 01.279.570.981.882.730.69.2700.97
38Ray Herbert+3329-MLB11114.85372610231183.21961089924629921 01.409.601.183.044.850.63.2961.22
26Johnny Kucks+4125-MLB8113.8733236161151.1163766510425100 01.359.690.592.503.030.82--1.22
34Bob Grim+4829-MLB6104.0940931164125.1124695710576543 01.448.900.724.094.670.88.2840.86
20John Tsitouris+-23-MLB434.972410004083.19052463355043 11.509.720.323.785.400.70.3121.03
36Rip Coleman+-27-MLB2104.562911206281.08546418345431 01.479.440.893.786.000.63.3091.40
32Tom Sturdivant+4429-MLB264.653630016571.27045379345730 01.458.791.134.277.160.60--0.84
21Murry Dickson+-42-MLB214.943800012071.08546399273610 01.5810.771.143.424.560.75.3061.35
26Ralph Terry+3523-MLB245.2497201046.15629279193510 01.6210.881.753.696.800.54--0.96
20Russ Meyer+-35-MLB104.50180007124.02412123111021 01.469.001.134.133.751.10.2661.13
16Howie Reed+-22-MLB037.4063002020.22619173101130 01.7411.321.314.354.790.91.3330.89
15Dick Tomanek+-28-MLB016.531600012220.22715156121352 11.8911.762.615.235.660.92.3091.35
37Tom Gorman+-34-MLB107.08170009120.1242116314911 01.8710.621.336.203.981.56.3000.75
35Al Grunwald+-29-MLB017.9461003111.1181410111900 02.5614.290.798.747.151.22.4251.80
35Ken Johnson+-26-MLB114.0922000011.0116525800 01.459.001.644.096.550.63.2901.88
36Marty Kutyna+-26-MLB000.004000417.170001100 01.098.590.001.231.231.00.2590.62
36Evans Killeen+-23-MLB004.764000205.243304110 01.416.350.006.351.594.00.2220.50
30George Brunet+-24-MLB0011.572000104.2109627701 13.6419.293.8613.5013.501.00.5716.00
35Mark Freeman+-28-MLB009.823000003.266403100 02.4514.730.007.362.453.00.4000.25
Totals: (38 players)66884.35154154448110211,361145276065811749270341--31.379.600.983.254.650.70.388 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Frank HouseC954474397.9820.00 
Harry ChitiC472282535.9880.00 
Hal SmithC221251055.9640.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Kent Hadley1B9565642866.9890.00 
Ray Boone1B3827523520.9830.00 
Dick Williams1B3223316232.9920.00 
Preston Ward1B221617314.9820.00 
Harry Simpson1B4302021.0000.00 
Zeke Bella1B110001.0000.00 
Whitey Herzog1B1100001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Wayne Terwilliger2B63144166942.9720.00 
Jerry Lumpe2B61133158441.9860.00 
Hector Lopez2B3381711115.9330.00 
Lou Klimchock2B163441411.9490.00 
Dick Williams2B321001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dick Williams3B80831641110.9570.00 
Hal Smith3B77851191010.9530.00 
Ray Jablonski3B17132323.9470.00 
Jerry Lumpe3B42110.7500.00 
Ray Boone3B326001.0000.00 
Tom Carroll3B30110.5000.00 
Joe Morgan3B212001.0000.00 
Wayne Terwilliger3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joe DeMaestriSS1151673202263.9570.00 
Jerry LumpeSS5685148839.9670.00 
Tom CarrollSS9710011.0000.00 
Wayne TerwilligerSS201001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bill TuttleOF1212941753.9840.00 
Bob CervOF119231852.9800.00 
Roger MarisOF117231764.9750.00 
Russ SnyderOF64127922.9860.00 
Whitey HerzogOF3477231.9630.00 
Zeke BellaOF25222011.0000.00 
Dick WilliamsOF23310001.0000.00 
Preston WardOF10010.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bob GrimP4012571311.9521.44 
Bud DaleyP39216103522.9571.87 
Murry DicksonP387111310.9331.77 
Ray HerbertP37183132314.9731.77 
Tom SturdivantP367161731.8852.91 
Johnny KucksP33151103114.9762.44 
Ned GarverP32201103513.9782.01 
Rip ColemanP298111422.8821.67 
John TsitourisP248331320.8891.73 
Russ MeyerP182422001.0001.50 
Tom GormanP17200010.0000.00 
Dick TomanekP162006001.0002.67 
Ralph TerryP9464814.9232.34 
Al GrunwaldP6110211.6671.62 
Howie ReedP6200210.6670.89 
Evans KilleenP450000.0000.00 
Marty KutynaP4713001.0005.07 
Mark FreemanP330000.0000.00 
George BrunetP240410.8008.57 
Ken JohnsonP21103001.0002.45 


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