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1959 MILWAUKEE BRAVES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Milwaukee,WI
Team Record:  86-70   .551
Result:   2nd in National League
Manager(s):  Fred Haney
General Manager:   John McHale
Stadium:  County Stadium
Attendance:  1,749,112
Playoffs: Season in progress

Milwaukee Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Enos Slaughter (43)
Youngest Player:  Bob Hartman (21)
Longest Tenure:  Del Crandall, Joe Adcock, Bill Bruton, Johnny Logan, Andy Pafko, Bob Buhl, Warren Spahn, Lew Burdette, Eddie Mathews (7)
Top Hitter:  Hank Aaron (1)
Top Pitcher:  Warren Spahn (4)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  88.95%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
LA Dodgers8868.564--
Milwaukee8670.5512.0
SF Giants8371.5394.0
Pittsburgh7876.5069.0
Chi Cubs7480.48113.0
Cincinnati7480.48113.0
St. Louis7183.46116.0
Philadelphia6490.41623.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
44Hank Aaron+of125UDFA: 1952MLB154629116223467391238051544170919.355.401.636100040069343416910.5.338
41Eddie Mathews+3b627-MLB1485941181821684611421807132326.306.390.59310003526824241499.5.284
1Del Crandall+c2629-MLB150518651331922172514648389524.257.318.4230219581424744.7.247
38Bill Bruton+of4233-MLB13347872138226641135355412719.289.338.3970190522362715.3.315
23Johnny Logan+ss3032-MLB138470591371701350135745396412.291.369.4110193540358785.9.298
9Joe Adcock+1b-of3431-MLB11540453118192257600327706268.292.339.5351000216444302776.9.302
43Wes Covington+of6527-MLB10337338104173745012641381213.279.329.3970148405286514.8.297
14Frank Torre+1b-27-MLB115263236015113300351236245.228.321.304080307214324.1.232
18Felix Mantilla+2b-ss-24-MLB10325126545031961163121328.215.266.271068274211162.1.233
11Bobby Avila+2b6135-MLB5117229413231930243100711.238.330.331057204140224.2.273
48Andy Pafko+of-38-MLB7114217318211500141511104.218.293.324046158116153.5.238
24Lee Maye+of-24-MLB511401742514162272612202.300.338.436061150104205.3.345
11Johnny O'Brien+2b-28-MLB441161623401800111511413.198.271.25903013310182.1.218
21Warren Spahn+p-38-MLB40104112410280032800142.231.243.2980311128751.7.282
33Lew Burdette+p-32-MLB52104142171080033610500.202.231.2880301138851.6.309
15Mickey Vernon+1b-41-MLB7491820403140072011002.220.283.363033997393.3.250
19Casey Wise+2b-ss-26-MLB2276111320150010500003.171.267.237018866651.9.171
10Bob Buhl+p-30-MLB31702400010023800201.057.083.057047469-8-3.2.125
6Stan Lopata+c-33-MLB25480500040031300001.104.157.104055144-2-1.5.143
34Juan Pizarro+p-22UDFA: 1956MLB29412520050021400210.122.159.171074639-1-0.5.179
16Carl Willey+p-28-MLB26392410010012200101.103.125.128054137-3-2.4.235
47Joey Jay+p-23-MLB34350300000021500100.086.135.086033833-3-2.1.150
17Bob Rush+p-33-MLB31322600000001500101.187.187.187063328-1-1.2.353
12Mel Roach+2b-of-26-MLB1931130000002400000.097.152.097033328-1-0.9.111
7Del Rice+c-36-MLB1329360001002300012.207.250.20706322610.7.222
24Jim Pisoni+of-29-MLB924441000002600001.167.231.20805262100.4.222
13Chuck Cottier+2b-23-MLB1024131001003700100.125.222.16704282200.3.176
19Joe Morgan+3b-28-MLB1323251001002400101.217.280.26106262011.9.263
25Enos Slaughter+of-43-MLB1118030001003300000.167.286.16703211511.5.200
19Ray Boone+3b-ss-35-MLB1315330012004200101.200.368.40006201424.6.167
25Al Spangler+of-25-MLB612350100101100100.417.462.58310007148412.1.455
20Don McMahon+p-29-MLB609220000001500000.222.300.2220210700.6.500
29John DeMerit+of-23-MLB115410000001200000.200.333.200016401.7.333
30Bob Trowbridge+p-29-MLB164000000000200000.000.000.0000044--.000
4Red Schoendienst+2b-36-MLB53000000000000000.000.000.0000033--.000
32Bob Giggie+p-25-MLB131000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (36 players)1565388724142621636177683411448876527646443130.265.326.4177432245601042137885.1.278

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
21Warren Spahn+438-MLB21152.96403621430292.0282106962170143201.218.690.652.164.410.49.6781.17
33Lew Burdette+532-MLB21154.07413920421289.23121441313838105201.219.691.181.183.260.36.6541.10
10Bob Buhl+1630-MLB1592.86312512420198.018176631974105401.298.230.863.364.770.70.5261.22
47Joey Jay+5323-MLB6114.0934194150136.11307162116488101.428.580.734.225.810.731.5260.84
34Juan Pizarro+4122UDFA: 1956MLB623.7729146240133.211761561370126401.407.880.884.718.480.561.6510.84
16Carl Willey+4428-MLB594.1526155240117.01266054123151401.349.690.922.383.920.61.8910.85
17Bob Rush+-33-MLB562.403191160101.1102392752364201.239.060.442.045.680.36.5611.16
20Don McMahon+2729-MLB532.5760000491580.281262353755311.469.040.564.136.140.67.7680.63
30Bob Trowbridge+-29-MLB105.93160006130.145252021022301.8113.350.592.976.530.45.7820.81
32Bob Giggie+-25-MLB104.05130007120.02410921015011.7010.800.904.506.750.67.7331.70
31Bob Hartman+-21-MLB0027.003000001.2655021004.8032.400.0010.805.402.00.6001.00
Totals: (36 players)86703.51156156691887181,40114066235461774297752521.379.030.822.764.980.55.723 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Del CrandallC14678371515.9940.00 
Stan LopataC11430011.0000.00 
Del RiceC942121.9560.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joe Adcock1B8976180267.9980.00 
Frank Torre1B8762246443.9940.00 
Mickey Vernon1B1054413.9830.00 
Ray Boone1B3191041.0000.00 
Stan Lopata1B260001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Felix Mantilla2B6097126726.9700.00 
Bobby Avila2B51103131821.9670.00 
Johnny O'Brien2B377083224.9870.00 
Casey Wise2B204641113.9890.00 
Chuck Cottier2B10182212.9760.00 
Mel Roach2B881432.8800.00 
Joe Morgan2B791221.9130.00 
Red Schoendienst2B41110.6670.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Eddie Mathews3B1481443051821.9610.00 
Felix Mantilla3B94921.8670.00 
Hank Aaron3B5210001.0000.00 
Mel Roach3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Johnny LoganSS1382604311878.9750.00 
Felix MantillaSS232976813.9290.00 
Casey WiseSS52322.7140.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Hank AaronOF1522611253.9820.00 
Bill BrutonOF133309632.9910.00 
Wes CovingtonOF94148662.9620.00 
Andy PafkoOF6487120.9780.00 
Lee MayeOF4480321.9760.00 
Joe AdcockOF2146150.9040.00 
Jim PisoniOF915110.9410.00 
Felix MantillaOF760001.0000.00 
Enos SlaughterOF550001.0000.00 
John DeMeritOF470001.0000.00 
Mel RoachOF44220.7500.00 
Al SpanglerOF460001.0000.00 
Mickey VernonOF411010.9170.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Don McMahonP608041020.8751.57 
Lew BurdetteP41289214716.9862.12 
Warren SpahnP40292144534.9521.82 
Joey JayP34136132823.9532.71 
Bob BuhlP31198214314.9852.91 
Bob RushP3110191330.8801.96 
Juan PizarroP29133718001.0001.69 
Carl WilleyP2611751710.9571.69 
Bob TrowbridgeP163004001.0001.20 
Bob GiggieP132008001.0003.60 
Bob HartmanP310000.0000.00 


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