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1959 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  71-83   .461
Result:   7th in National League
Manager(s):  Solly Hemus
General Manager:   Bing Devine
Stadium:  Sportsman's Park
Attendance:  929,953
Playoffs:  -

St. Louis Cardinals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Marv Grissom (41)
Youngest Player:  Tim McCarver (17)
Longest Tenure:  Stan Musial (18)
Top Hitter:  Ken Boyer (11)
Top Pitcher:  Larry Jackson (9)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  54.83%
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
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
11Don Blasingame+2b1427-MLB150615901782671241515674222703.289.361.359720.329221691462935.4.309
14Ken Boyer+3b-1b1128-MLB149563861741852894126677727017.309.384.508892.3912866334031187.9.318
22Gino Cimoli+of2529-MLB14351961145407872703783227419.279.327.430757.334223569404785.2.317
12,26Bill White+1b1725-MLB1385177715633912721510346121355.302.344.470814.357243561384946.6.321
28Joe Cunningham+1b1327-MLB1444586515828676026884759239.345.453.478931.4132195563201109.3.371
2Hal Smith+c-28-MLB142452351221531350261528165013.270.295.403698.304182473354564.3.265
10Alex Grammas+ss-3b-33-MLB131368439914233033382616539.269.337.342679.304126415289484.4.281
6Stan Musial+of-1b4438-MLB115341378713214440260250110312.255.364.428792.347146404271605.9.239
21Curt Flood+of-21-MLB12120824537372621163500026.255.305.418724.32087226164284.5.274
29Gene Oliver+c-1b-24-MLB681721442906283274100024.244.271.401672.29569181138183.4.283
18George Crowe+1b-36-MLB771031431608290051202014.301.330.592923.3926110977217.4.274
25Wally Shannon+2b-ss-26-MLB479552750050001210000.284.292.337629.281329668104.0.325
16Ray Jablonski+3b-32-MLB60871122403141081900013.253.312.402715.319359669114.2.288
39Larry Jackson+p6228-MLB54809910020022500700.112.134.125259.121108978-4-1.2.164
33Vinegar Bend Mizell+p-28-MLB317571411070132900500.187.218.227445.20317836710.2.304
1Gene Green+c-of-26-MLB307481460130051801001.189.241.311551.24323796152.2.236
32Ernie Broglio+p-23-MLB35613600040031800302.098.141.098239.11866760-4-1.7.140
24Bobby Gene Smith+of-25-MLB436011131117001900002.217.230.317546.24219614942.0.240
27Dick Gray+3b-27-MLB36519161016306801201.314.386.392778.34920593886.0.357
19Lee Tate+ss-27-MLB4150571114005711202.140.232.260492.22113584721.4.143
29Chuck Essegian+of-27-MLB17392721050011300003.179.200.282482.21311403500.2.269
44Gary Blaylock+p-27-MLB31344400240001700100.118.118.294412.177103531-1-0.5.133
44J.W. Porter+c-of-26-MLB2333573012001410000.212.257.394651.28913352644.3.214
41Lindy McDaniel+p-23UDFA: 1958MLB62292100000031600300.034.125.034159.09413531-3-2.6.077
58Bob Gibson+p-23UDFA: 1957MLB21261320010001000100.115.115.192308.13352724-1-0.9.187
9Ray Katt+c-32-MLB1524072002000800102.292.292.375667.2959252022.2.437
51Tim McCarver+c-17UDFA: 1959MLB824341000002100000.167.231.208439.2085262011.7.174
49Bob Miller+p-20UDFA: 1958MLB11241500010011300100.208.240.208448.209526200-0.3.455
20Duke Carmel+of-1b-22-MLB1023231003011600000.130.167.174341.15842421-1-0.7.176
30Marshall Bridges+p-28-MLB2723351014001600200.217.250.391641.2839262023.1.250
47Dick Ricketts+p-25-MLB1218010000000700200.056.056.056111.05012019-2-2.6.091
7Solly Hemus+2b-36-MLB2417242001008210000.235.500.353853.41362613510.1.267
34Alex Kellner+p-34-MLB129020000000400000.222.222.222444.2002970-0.2.400
25Irv Noren+of6834-MLB88011000000200001.125.125.250375.160288--.167
37Jim Brosnan+p-29-MLB207020100000200000.286.286.571857.36147517.0.400
25Chick King+of-28-MLB57030001000200010.429.375.429804.33838516.2.500
20Joe Durham+of-27-MLB65200000000100000.000.000.0000.000055--.000
45Dean Stone+p-28-MLB184000000000200000.000.000.0000.000044--.000
24Bob Duliba+p-24-MLB114000000000300000.000.000.0000.000044--.000
36Hal Jeffcoat+of-p-34-MLB123000000000300000.000.000.0000.000033--.000
25Charlie O'Rourke+h-22-MLB22000000000000000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
57Howie Nunn+p-23-MLB161000000000000100.000.000.0000.000022--.000
38Tom Hughes+p-24-MLB21000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
24Bob Blaylock+p-24-MLB31000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
30Bill Smith+p-25-MLB61000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
24Jack Urban+p-30-MLB81000000000000000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
Totals: (46 players)1545317641143224449118605655348574719496026108.269.331.400731--2128590741327574.9.293

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
39Larry Jackson+928-MLB14133.30403712320256.027110394136414574 01.319.530.462.255.100.44.3321.26
33Vinegar Bend Mizell+2928-MLB13104.2031308110201.119610494218910827 11.428.760.943.984.830.82.2900.70
32Ernie Broglio+2823-MLB7124.7235256340181.117410495208913380 01.458.640.994.426.600.67.3120.82
41Lindy McDaniel+2323UDFA: 1958MLB14123.82627104715132.01446156114186101 01.409.820.752.805.860.48.3401.86
44Gary Blaylock+-27-MLB455.1326123010100.0117615714436130 01.6010.531.263.875.490.70--1.00
30Marshall Bridges+-28-MLB634.262741011176.067383610377630 01.377.931.184.389.000.49.3110.84
58Bob Gibson+-23UDFA: 1957MLB353.33139213075.27735284394841 01.539.160.484.645.710.81.3171.09
49Bob Miller+-20UDFA: 1958MLB433.311110301070.26631262214301 11.238.410.252.675.480.49.2991.36
47Dick Ricketts+-25-MLB165.82129002055.26842367302510 01.7610.991.134.854.041.20.3530.65
34Alex Kellner+-34-MLB213.16124002037.03117139101901 01.117.542.192.434.620.53.2590.67
37Jim Brosnan+3529-MLB134.912010010233.03418185151811 01.489.271.364.094.910.83.3021.27
45Dean Stone+-28-MLB014.20181005130.03015144161720 01.539.001.204.805.100.94.4001.36
24Bob Duliba+-24-MLB012.78110005122.219772121420 01.377.540.794.765.560.86.2501.64
57Howie Nunn+-23-MLB227.59160004021.12318183152010 01.789.701.276.338.440.75.3570.89
36Hal Jeffcoat+4234-MLB019.17110006017.233181849710 02.3816.812.044.583.571.29--1.90
38Tom Cheney+-24-MLB016.94112005011.21799211812 02.4013.111.548.496.171.38.4550.41
24Jack Urban+-30-MLB009.2880003010.218111117400 02.3415.190.845.913.371.75.4861.17
24Bob Blaylock+-24-MLB014.003100009.085413300 01.228.001.003.003.001.00.2591.10
30Bill Smith+-25-MLB001.086000218.1113103400 01.6811.880.003.244.320.75.4230.70
36Phil Clark+-26-MLB0112.867000207.08111008500 02.2910.290.0010.296.431.60.3811.29
38Tom Hughes+-24-MLB0215.752200004.099722200 02.7520.254.504.504.501.00.3890.57
42Marv Grissom+-41-MLB0022.503000202.065520000 03.0027.009.000.000.00--.4001.00
Totals: (46 players)71834.34154154368118211,363142772565711856484646--21.419.420.903.725.590.67.370 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Hal SmithC14175860913.9890.00 
J.W. PorterC19534011.0000.00 
Ray KattC1438210.9760.00 
Gene GreenC11343001.0000.00 
Gene OliverC924210.9630.00 
Tim McCarverC632210.9710.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Stan Musial1B9062363772.9900.00 
Bill White1B7140425232.9950.00 
Joe Cunningham1B351589122.9940.00 
George Crowe1B148212091.0000.00 
Gene Oliver1B5392011.0000.00 
Irv Noren1B110011.0000.00 
J.W. Porter1B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Don Blasingame2B15036243917104.9790.00 
Wally Shannon2B10131832.9120.00 
Dick Gray2B210001.0000.00 
Lee Tate2B223011.0000.00 
Curt Flood2B10000.0000.00 
Solly Hemus2B103001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ken Boyer3B1431343002032.9560.00 
Ray Jablonski3B1972032.9000.00 
Dick Gray3B61420.7140.00 
Lee Tate3B201001.0000.00 
Solly Hemus3B102001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Alex GrammasSS1302163732280.9640.00 
Lee TateSS39314569.9270.00 
Wally ShannonSS212717071.0000.00 
Dick GraySS13101313.9580.00 
Ken BoyerSS1291021.9050.00 
Ray JablonskiSS10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gino CimoliOF1412671262.9790.00 
Joe CunninghamOF121201561.9720.00 
Curt FloodOF106147151.9670.00 
Bill WhiteOF92175271.9620.00 
Gene OliverOF4262130.9550.00 
Bobby Gene SmithOF3231311.9710.00 
Gene GreenOF1928622.9440.00 
Duke CarmelOF10150001.0000.00 
Chuck EssegianOF981001.0000.00 
Chick KingOF470001.0000.00 
Stan MusialOF310001.0000.00 
Irv NorenOF20000.0000.00 
Joe DurhamOF120001.0000.00 
Dick GrayOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lindy McDanielP6213273133.9272.59 
Larry JacksonP40256183725.9651.93 
Ernie BroglioP351811130021.0002.04 
Vinegar Bend MizellP3120192331.9141.43 
Marshall BridgesP27762310.8330.59 
Gary BlaylockP26100111621.9312.43 
Jim BrosnanP203348011.0003.27 
Dean StoneP18302410.8571.80 
Howie NunnP162106011.0002.56 
Bob GibsonP137561022.8891.91 
Alex KellnerP12373410.8751.70 
Dick RickettsP12552230.5710.65 
Tom CheneyP111102001.0001.61 
Bob DulibaP112247001.0004.46 
Hal JeffcoatP111713001.0002.09 
Bob MillerP1170616011.0002.82 
Jack UrbanP81001001.0000.88 
Phil ClarkP7703001.0003.86 
Bill SmithP6801001.0001.11 
Bob BlaylockP3902001.0002.00 
Marv GrissomP3201001.0004.50 
Tom HughesP240000.0000.00 


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