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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: Season in progress

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
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
23Dick Williamsof-3b2730-MLB1304887213033116754128605111613.266.309.4360213538389735.1.273
33Bob Cervof2233-MLB1254636113222420873235873511113.285.332.4790222513358775.8.305
13Bill Tuttleof2629-MLB126463741391967431064838424212.300.369.4130191521348786.1.314
3Roger Marisof2324-MLB12243369118217167221585335044.273.359.4640201498324847.0.277
11Jerry Lumpe2b3526-MLB1084034798115328214132017010.243.313.3180128451323453.7.258
2Joe DeMaestriss3830-MLB1183523186165634102865480312.244.305.3690130387281393.8.282
12Frank Housec5129-MLB983473282143130032023262010.236.282.3030105371280302.9.251
9Hal Smithc-28-MLB108292368412053103343930214.288.367.3800111332218445.5.317
18Kent Hadley1b5824-MLB1132884073111103912247410236.253.310.4030116318228344.1.304
14Russ Snyderof7125-MLB73243417613232162192920304.313.367.4200102267176416.3.346
1Wayne Terwilliger2b-34-MLB74180274811021822193100412.267.335.361065204141244.5.311
8Harry Chitic-26-MLB55162204411152501172611009.272.344.444072180128255.2.298
10Hector Lopezof-3b1429-MLB3513522381036241082310111.281.324.533100072146100277.2.299
30Ray Boone3b-ss-35-MLB6113219366021210271702204.273.396.364048161102225.8.301
22Whitey Herzogof-27-MLB381232536711910342300102.293.446.39004815890267.8.354
7Preston Ward1b-of-31-MLB58109827412190071201033.248.286.35803911988123.7.255
17Zeke Bellaof-28-MLB4782101721190091410105.207.293.293024937162.3.239
28Bud Daleyp-26-MLB3978523100130021120501.295.329.308024876183.5.343
31Ned Garverp-33-MLB32719202129004700412.282.316.4230308058104.8.286
4Lou Klimchock3b-2b-19-MLB1766101810413001600102.273.284.470031685194.9.250
4,30Ray Jablonski3b-32-MLB256541710280031100000.262.294.369024684874.1.288
38Ray Herbertp-29-MLB37575122015003900301.211.250.298017634942.2.234
26Johnny Kucksp-25-MLB33474410000032200301.085.140.106055347-3-1.9.160
34Bob Grimp-29-MLB40322300150021700610.094.143.187064136-1-0.9.133
36Rip Colemanp-27-MLB29250200000001100100.080.080.080022624-2-2.7.143
10Joe Morgan3b-28-MLB2021240103003700001.190.292.28606241811.9.286
20John Tsitourisp-23-MLB2420130000001700301.150.190.150032421-1-1.0.231
26Ralph Terryp-23-MLB917030000000200101.176.176.1760318160-0.5.200
32Tom Sturdivantp-29-MLB3717010000000700100.059.059.059011817-2-2.8.100
21Murry Dicksonp-42-MLB3817130002000500000.176.176.1760317140-0.6.250
5Harry Simpsonof-1b-33-MLB814140012002410010.286.389.50007181137.4.300
14Tom Carrollss-3b-22-MLB147110001000100000.143.143.14301760-0.7.167
35Al Grunwaldp-29-MLB84000000000100000.000.000.0000044--.000
16Howie Reedp-22-MLB63100000001100000.000.250.00000430-0.9.000
35Ken Johnsonp-26-MLB23000000000300000.000.000.0000033--.000
20Russ Meyerp-35-MLB182000000000200000.000.000.0000022--.000
15Dick Tomanekp-28-MLB162110000000000000.500.500.5000121013.4.500
32Bob Martynof-28-MLB11000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (38 players)1545264681138323143117637342448178033326938124.263.326.3907162051588541367174.7.287

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
28Bud Daley926-MLB16133.16392912251216.121290762462125701.278.821.002.585.200.50.2771.13
31Ned Garver2133-MLB10133.7132309211201.12149483224261401.279.570.981.882.730.69.2700.97
38Ray Herbert3329-MLB11114.85372610231183.219610899246299201.409.601.183.044.850.63.2961.22
26Johnny Kucks4125-MLB8113.8733236161151.11637665104251001.359.690.592.503.030.82--1.22
34Bob Grim4829-MLB6104.0940931164125.11246957105765401.448.900.724.094.670.88.2840.86
20John Tsitouris-23-MLB434.972410004083.190524633550411.509.720.323.785.400.70.3121.03
36Rip Coleman-27-MLB2104.562911206281.085464183454301.479.440.893.786.000.63.3091.40
32Tom Sturdivant4429-MLB264.653630016571.270453793457301.458.791.134.277.160.60--0.84
21Murry Dickson-42-MLB214.943800012071.085463992736101.5810.771.143.424.560.75.3061.35
26Ralph Terry3523-MLB245.2497201046.156292791935101.6210.881.753.696.800.54--0.96
20Russ Meyer-35-MLB104.50180007124.024121231110201.469.001.134.133.751.10.2661.13
16Howie Reed-22-MLB037.4063002020.226191731011301.7411.321.314.354.790.91.3330.89
15Dick Tomanek-28-MLB016.531600012220.227151561213511.8911.762.615.235.660.92.3091.35
37Tom Gorman-34-MLB107.08170009120.12421163149101.8710.621.336.203.981.56.3000.75
35Al Grunwald-29-MLB017.9461003111.11814101119002.5614.290.798.747.151.22.4251.80
35Ken Johnson-26-MLB114.0922000011.01165258001.459.001.644.096.550.63.2901.88
36Marty Kutyna-26-MLB000.004000417.1700011001.098.590.001.231.231.00.2590.62
36Evans Killeen-23-MLB004.764000205.2433041101.416.350.006.351.594.00.2220.50
30George Brunet-24-MLB0011.572000104.21096277013.6419.293.8613.5013.501.00.5716.00
35Mark Freeman-28-MLB009.823000003.2664031002.4514.730.007.362.453.00.4000.25
Totals: (38 players)66884.35154154448110211,36114527606581174927034131.379.600.983.254.650.70.388 

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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