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1959 BALTIMORE ORIOLES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Baltimore,MD
Team Record:  74-80   .481
Result:   6th in American League
Manager(s):  Paul Richards
General Manager:   Lee MacPhail
Stadium:  Memorial Stadium
Attendance:  891,926
Playoffs: Season in progress

Baltimore Orioles affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gene Woodling (36)
Youngest Player:  Bob Saverine (18)
Longest Tenure:  Billy O'Dell, Bob Hale, George Zuverink, Gus Triandos, Willy Miranda, Hal Brown, Brooks Robinson (5)
Top Hitter:  Gene Woodling (19)
Top Pitcher:  Hoyt Wilhelm (5)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  75.39%
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
44Willie Tasbyof3226-MLB14250569126165134835348060528.250.303.3780191552399604.1.273
14Gene Woodlingof1936-MLB14044063132222147711783504155.300.402.4550200524320958.0.298
1Bob Boyd1b4433-MLB128415421102023413129141112412.265.312.3450143461334524.2.266
9Billy Gardner2b4031-MLB1404013487132627213861198312.217.284.3040122451338332.7.240
11Gus Triandosc3128-MLB1263934385712573006556364312.216.330.4300169468327615.0.190
4Bob Niemanof6332-MLB118360491051822160124255233212.292.367.5281000190409274737.2.294
17Chico Carrasquelss6531-MLB1143462877130428233441118210.223.292.2950102391292302.8.241
6Billy Klausss-3b-30-MLB104321338011032524513801326.249.350.3120100377256404.2.273
5Brooks Robinson3b6922UDFA: 1955MLB88313298915242422173725105.284.325.3830120333232424.8.312
2Al Pilarcikof3428-MLB1302733777121316933025111307.282.355.3660100317219405.0.302
22Joe Ginsbergc-32-MLB6516614302011410211303036.181.268.21103519014591.6.187
37Walt Dropo1b-36-MLB6215117429062100122000216.278.329.457069166118245.5.286
21Albie Pearsonof-24-MLB80138223242064013500014.232.296.290040152111143.5.239
33Jim Finigan3b-2b-30-MLB481191430601101091000026.252.300.32803913097123.4.264
7Willy Mirandass-33-MLB658881450070071600102.159.221.216019967730.9.194
40Barry Shetroneof-20-MLB33798161105305901310.203.247.241019886752.1.225
32Milt Pappasp-20UDFA: 1957MLB337941110020013500100.139.150.1520128169-4-1.5.250
15Hoyt Wilhelmp-35-MLB32762400020052300401.053.111.053048577-6-2.2.075
25Whitey Lockman1b-of-32-MLB38697151102008400101.217.299.261018785663.1.231
38Jerry Walkerp-20-MLB316541100141011500300.169.182.215014695710.3.204
41Billy O'Dellp-27-MLB43605500121141800201.083.141.133086659-3-1.3.098
10Bob Hale1b-25-MLB40542103007002601001.185.214.241013564521.3.208
8Bobby Avila2b-35-MLB2047180000004500005.170.235.1700851440-0.3.190
28Hal Brownp5534-MLB31422201010041300901.048.130.095045550-2-1.2.069
8Jerry Adair2b-ss-22-MLB12353110102001500000.314.333.371013362455.1.367
27Joe Taylorof-33-MLB14322510120011500000.156.372.28109432754.8.154
21Lenny Greenof5626-MLB2724370012001310100.292.346.417010271845.7.300
48Jack Fisherp-20-MLB2723031002000810000.130.167.1740424200-0.6.200
24Arnie Portocarrerop-27-MLB27211000000011300300.000.045.000002524-3-3.5.000
27Fred Valentineof-24-MLB1219060001013400000.316.409.31606221424.5.400
29Billy Hoeftp-27-MLB1612031000000600001.250.250.33304121000.6.500
29Jack Harshmanp-31-MLB1510320011002200000.200.333.5000512826.4.143
23Leo Burkeof-2b-25-MLB510020001000510001.200.273.200021190-0.8.400
18Billy Loesp-29-MLB378010000000100000.125.125.12501870-1.0.143
46Ernie Johnsonp-35-MLB316120001000000001.333.333.333026502.0.333
3Ron Hansenss-21-MLB24000000001100000.000.200.00000540-1.3.000
27Wes Stockp-25-MLB72000000000200000.000.000.0000022--.000
16George Bambergerp-33-MLB32000000000100000.000.000.0000022--.000
33Bob Saverine2b-of-18-MLB10100000000000000.000.000.0000000--.000
35George Zuverinkp-34-MLB60000000002000000.0001.000.00010000201--.000
Totals: (40 players)1545208551124018223109514362453669020368831126.238.310.3456551795588342375943.8.255

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
15Hoyt Wilhelm535-MLB15112.19322713320226.017864551377139501.137.090.523.075.540.55.2571.40
32Milt Pappas820UDFA: 1957MLB1593.27332715443209.117582768751201411.197.520.343.225.160.63.2591.27
41Billy O'Dell2027-MLB10122.9338246291199.11637465186788201.157.360.813.033.970.76.2281.05
38Jerry Walker1720-MLB11102.9230227264182.016068591352100211.167.910.642.574.950.52.2650.99
28Hal Brown2234-MLB1193.7931212073164.01587369163281201.168.670.881.764.450.40.2680.85
24Arnie Portocarrero-27-MLB276.802714108090.01077368103223101.5410.701.003.202.301.39.2930.74
48Jack Fisher-20-MLB163.052771110288.276363073852011.297.710.713.865.280.73.2591.36
18Billy Loes3929-MLB474.0637000311464.158312952534001.298.110.703.504.760.74.2610.91
46Ernie Johnson5335-MLB414.113110016150.157322361929211.5110.191.073.405.190.66.3111.28
29Jack Harshman5431-MLB066.85148005047.158393662824201.8211.031.145.324.561.17.3420.95
29Billy Hoeft-27-MLB115.71163006041.050292661930201.6810.981.324.176.590.63--1.14
35George Zuverink-34-MLB014.1560001013.01576161101.6210.380.694.150.696.00.2980.57
27Wes Stock-25-MLB003.5570002112.21665128201.4211.370.711.425.680.25.3411.91
16George Bamberger-33-MLB007.563100118.11577122102.0416.201.082.162.161.00.4122.33
35Rip Coleman-27-MLB000.003000204.0400024001.509.000.004.509.000.50----
Totals: (40 players)74803.561541544512109301,40012906215541094767353641.278.290.713.064.720.65.280 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gus TriandosC12559763135.9810.00 
Joe GinsbergC622412924.9930.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bob Boyd1B109927461588.9850.00 
Walt Dropo1B5438618442.9900.00 
Whitey Lockman1B221163113.9920.00 
Bob Hale1B8482051.0000.00 
Chico Carrasquel1B13011.7500.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Billy Gardner2B13933339218104.9760.00 
Chico Carrasquel2B22293314.9840.00 
Jerry Adair2B11241734.9320.00 
Bobby Avila2B891012.9500.00 
Jim Finigan2B6611021.0000.00 
Whitey Lockman2B58614.9330.00 
Willy Miranda2B532011.0000.00 
Leo Burke2B243001.0000.00 
Billy Klaus2B10000.0000.00 
Brooks Robinson2B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Brooks Robinson3B87921871325.9550.00 
Billy Klaus3B49438467.9550.00 
Jim Finigan3B42306444.9590.00 
Willy Miranda3B116811.9330.00 
Leo Burke3B201001.0000.00 
Chico Carrasquel3B211001.0000.00 
Walt Dropo3B202011.0000.00 
Bobby Avila3B101001.0000.00 
Billy Gardner3B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Chico CarrasquelSS891242371163.9700.00 
Billy KlausSS5977147721.9700.00 
Willy MirandaSS475198423.9740.00 
Jim FiniganSS20000.0000.00 
Ron HansenSS22611.8890.00 
Jerry AdairSS12211.8000.00 
Billy GardnerSS101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Willie TasbyOF13732013114.9680.00 
Gene WoodlingOF124210240.9810.00 
Al PilarcikOF106133331.9780.00 
Bob NiemanOF97171650.9730.00 
Albie PearsonOF5075210.9870.00 
Lenny GreenOF2392001.0000.00 
Barry ShetroneOF2336020.9470.00 
Joe TaylorOF12100001.0000.00 
Bobby AvilaOF10120001.0000.00 
Fred ValentineOF87110.8890.00 
Whitey LockmanOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Billy O'DellP3819974433.9442.31 
Billy LoesP3764315031.0002.53 
Milt PappasP3320963632.9331.81 
Hoyt WilhelmP322261332011.0001.79 
Hal BrownP3116492512.9711.87 
Ernie JohnsonP315011010.9171.98 
Jerry WalkerP30182532021.0001.83 
Jack FisherP278821110.9291.33 
Arnie PortocarreroP279062010.9632.60 
Billy HoeftP16410711.8751.54 
Jack HarshmanP1447412021.0003.06 
Wes StockP7120210.6671.48 
George ZuverinkP61304001.0002.77 
George BambergerP3803001.0003.33 
Rip ColemanP3404011.0009.00 


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