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1959 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-75 .513
Rank: 3rd in American League
Run Differential: 687-647 + 40
Roster Continuity 93.68% 1/16
Manager(s): Casey Stengel
General Manager: George Weiss
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 1,552,030 3/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Ralph Houk
Assistant Coach: Jim Turner
Third Base Coach: Frankie Crosetti
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9460.610--
8965.5785.0
7975.51315.0
7678.49418.0
7579.48719.0
7480.48120.0
6688.42928.0
6391.40931.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
7Mickey MantleOF27   541104154
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4
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31
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752139312626127.285.390.514904.229.434.3191.3517.5278639
10Tony KubekSS-OF22   51267143
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25
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7
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6
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513324462313211.279.313.391704.111.158.2971.9285.3200553
8Yogi BerraC34   47264134
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25
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1
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19
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6912433845026.284.347.462809.178.267.2760.8824.8218521
1Bobby Richardson2B23   46953141
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6
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2
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33552620031033.301.335.377712.077.132.3090.77234.5177508
32Elston Howard1B-C30   44359121
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24
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6
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18
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73012057344412.273.306.476782.203.246.2772.8524.6211474
12Gil McDougald2B-SS31   43444109
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16
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8
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4
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34033540335411.251.309.353662.101.175.2661.14108.5153481
11Hector Lopez3B29   40660115
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16
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2
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16
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6931285461349.283.336.451787.167.241.2911.9325.4183447
25Norm SiebernOF25   38052103
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17
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011
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5331417122353.271.341.403744.132.245.3041.7334.5153431
9Hank BauerOF36   3414481
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20
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09
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3942335421224.238.307.375682.138.240.2571.6437.9128380
14Bill Skowron1B28   2823984
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5
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59102047302210.298.349.539888.241.316.3112.3518.8152309
20Marv Throneberry1B25   1922746
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08
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2200185101222.240.302.391693.151.245.2812.8324.075214
34Clete BoyerSS-3B22   114420
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0031062302312.175.215.193408.018.079.2173.83--22124
6Andy Carey3B27   1011126
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91171700104.257.306.356662.099.168.2842.4333.736109
17Enos SlaughterOF43   991017
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06
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2110131901112.172.265.374639.202.343.1471.4616.537114
28Art DitmarP30   76615
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111001000115.197.195.289484.092.105.212--76.02278
16Whitey FordP30   65615
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600121100300.231.351.338689.108.292.2640.9265.02280
38Johnny BlanchardC-OF26   59610
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40071200002.169.258.288546.119.237.1781.7129.51766
18Don LarsenP29   47812
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0080071500112.255.345.298643.043.191.3642.14--1456
19Bob TurleyP28   4634
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00010051810201.087.192.087279.000.109.1433.60--454
11Jerry Lumpe3B26   45210
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0002006705202.222.314.222536.000.133.2631.17--1053
23Ralph TerryP23   4104
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0000001800200.098.119.098217.000.024.1218.00--444
24Duke MaasP30   4035
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00010031500511.125.182.125307.000.075.1925.00--549
29Fritz BrickellSS24   39410
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40011000101.256.275.359634.103.128.32110.0039.01441
30Bobby ShantzP33   2345
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001003600300.217.308.304612.087.217.2942.00--729
39Jim CoatesP26   2112
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00000011600000.095.136.095231.000.048.40016.00--222
15Jim PisoniOF29   1723
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01001900200.176.222.294516.118.176.3759.00--520
26Ryne DurenP30   14000000002810301.000.176.000176.000.143.0004.00--020
47Eli GrbaP24   1413
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000001300100.214.267.286553.071.143.2733.00--416
44Ken HuntOF24   1224
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001000300010.333.308.417725.083.083.400----513
51Gordie WindhornOF25   11000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----011
48John GablerP28   6000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
47Tom SturdivantP29   6000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
22,49Jim BronstadP23   5000000000310000.000.167.000167.000.000.000----06
22Gary BlaylockP27   211
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001000100000.500.5001.0001500.500.5001.000----22
45Mark FreemanP28   2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
53Johnny KucksP25   2000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
Batting Totals19555379687139722440153651452245782830377638101.260.316.402718.142.231.2801.8135.221605950
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
16Whitey Ford30   16103.0435299241204.0194826913891145111.398.560.573.935.031.28
28Art Ditmar30   1392.9038257171202.015675651752960181.036.950.762.324.281.85
19Bob Turley28   8114.3233227360154.1141807415831112031.458.240.884.856.491.34
24Duke Maas30   1484.4338213194138.014982681453671021.469.720.913.464.371.26
23Ralph Terry23   373.4024165110127.11305548730552021.269.210.502.133.901.83
18Don Larsen29   674.3225183133124.212265601476697021.588.781.015.474.970.91
39Jim Coates26   612.8837420170100.18939321036641231.258.010.903.245.761.78
30Bobby Shantz33   732.373342214394.2643325433663001.026.060.383.136.252.00
26Ryne Duren30   361.8741000291476.2491816643964031.195.730.705.0311.222.23
47Eli Grba24   256.48196005050.1524436639230001.829.361.087.024.140.59
22,49Jim Bronstad23   035.28163008229.1341917213141011.6210.550.624.034.341.08
22Gary Blaylock27   013.46151007025.2301310015201111.7310.380.005.196.921.33
47Tom Sturdivant29   025.0473001025.120161449161001.167.201.443.245.761.78
48John Gabler28   112.8431000019.12166110111011.639.950.474.745.211.10
53Johnny Kucks25   018.4791004016.22116165991001.7611.122.654.764.761.00
45Mark Freeman28   002.571100007.06220240001.147.710.002.575.142.00
55Zach Monroe27   006.003000203.13222210001.679.006.006.003.000.50
Batting Totals79753.6037715538111172813991281647560120594836305271.348.240.773.825.381.41
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Yogi BerraC1166986129.9970.00
Elston HowardC432212322.9920.00
Johnny BlanchardC1225111.9630.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill Skowron1B7262643668.9910.00
Marv Throneberry1B5433727440.9890.00
Elston Howard1B5044426739.9850.00
Norm Siebern1B2152011.0000.00
Johnny Blanchard1B130001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bobby Richardson2B1092562921785.9700.00
Gil McDougald2B53119146340.9890.00
Fritz Brickell2B320001.0000.00
Tony Kubek2B10000.0000.00
Jerry Lumpe2B121011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hector Lopez3B76661471715.9260.00
Andy Carey3B343948810.9160.00
Gil McDougald3B25135925.9730.00
Tony Kubek3B17203625.9660.00
Clete Boyer3B1692710.9730.00
Jerry Lumpe3B12524031.0000.00
Bobby Richardson3B1223001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tony KubekSS671212171142.9680.00
Gil McDougaldSS5258140525.9750.00
Clete BoyerSS264063114.9900.00
Fritz BrickellSS15143543.9250.00
Bobby RichardsonSS14114159.9120.00
Jerry LumpeSS4411021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mickey MantleOF143366723.9950.00
Hank BauerOF111139240.9720.00
Norm SiebernOF93175120.9890.00
Tony KubekOF5378322.9760.00
Hector LopezOF3562131.9550.00
Elston HowardOF2847010.9790.00
Enos SlaughterOF2627010.9640.00
Jim PisoniOF15170001.0000.00
Marv ThroneberryOF1392001.0000.00
Johnny BlanchardOF88010.8890.00
Yogi BerraOF78121.8180.00
Ken HuntOF590001.0000.00
Gordie WindhornOF440001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ryne DurenP417619021.0001.18
Art DitmarP38202212532.9392.05
Duke MaasP3813852812.9712.15
Jim CoatesP3710071720.9232.16
Whitey FordP35204154915.9852.82
Bobby ShantzP339482021.9332.68
Bob TurleyP33154111811.9671.69
Don LarsenP2512452221.9311.96
Ralph TerryP24127102120.9392.20
Eli GrbaP19503910.9232.16
Jim BronstadP162936001.0002.78
Gary BlaylockP152522001.0001.43
Johnny KucksP91615001.0003.33
Tom SturdivantP72534011.0002.51
John GablerP31913011.0001.88
Zach MonroeP3301001.0002.90
Mark FreemanP1701001.0001.29


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