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1959 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

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W-L Record: 74-80 .481
Rank: 6th in American League
Run Differential: 551-621 -70
Manager(s): Paul Richards
General Manager: Lee MacPhail
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 891,926 12/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Eddie Robinson
Assistant Coach: Jimmy Adair
First Base Coach: Al Vincent
Pitching Coach: Harry Breechen
Third Base Coach: Lum Harris
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
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
8Jerry Adair2B2235311
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02001500000.314.333.371704.057.086.3675.00--1336
8Bobby AvilaOF-2B354718
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0000004500005.170.235.170405.000.085.1901.25--851
16George BambergerP332000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
1Bob Boyd1B3341542110
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413129141112412.265.310.345655.080.154.2660.48138.3143460
28Hal BrownP344222
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01
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010041300901.048.130.095225.048.143.0693.25--455
23Leo Burke3B-2B251002
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0001000510001.200.200.200400.000.000.400----210
17Chico CarrasquelSS313462877
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13
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04
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28233441118210.223.291.295586.072.168.2411.2186.5102390
37Walt Dropo1B361511742
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9
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2100122000216.278.329.457786.179.258.2861.6725.269166
33Jim Finigan3B301191430
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6
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101091000026.252.300.328628.076.160.2641.11119.039130
48Jack FisherP202303
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002000810000.130.130.174304.043.043.200----423
9Billy Gardner2B314013487
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2
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6
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27213861198312.217.283.304587.087.185.2401.6166.8122450
22Joe GinsbergC321661430
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1410211303036.181.268.211479.030.163.1870.62166.035190
21Lenny GreenOF262437
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2001310100.292.320.417737.125.167.3003.0024.01026
10Bob Hale1B2554210
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007002601001.185.214.241455.056.093.2083.00--1356
3Ron HansenSS214000000001100000.000.200.000200.000.250.0001.00--05
29Jack HarshmanP311032
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1002200000.200.333.500833.300.500.1431.0010.0512
29Billy HoeftP271203
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000000600001.250.250.333583.083.083.500----412
46Ernie JohnsonP35612
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0001000000001.333.333.333666.000.000.333----26
6Billy KlausSS-3B303213380
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2524513801326.249.350.312662.062.215.2730.75107.0100377
25Whitey Lockman1B3269715
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02008400101.217.299.261560.043.159.2310.50--1878
18Billy LoesP29801
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0000000100000.125.125.125250.000.000.143----18
7Willy MirandaSS3388814
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0070071600102.159.221.216437.057.136.1942.29--1996
4Bob NiemanOF3236049105
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60124255233212.292.364.528892.236.350.2941.3117.1190407
41Billy O'DellP276055
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21141800201.083.141.133274.050.117.0984.5060.0866
32Milt PappasP2079411
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0020013500100.139.150.152302.013.025.25035.00--1281
21Albie PearsonOF241382232
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064013500014.232.296.290586.058.181.2390.38--40152
2Al PilarcikOF282733777
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16933025111307.282.353.366719.084.216.3020.8391.0100316
24Arnie PortocarreroP27211000000011300300.000.045.00045.000.048.00013.00--025
5Brooks Robinson3B223132989
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2422173725105.284.321.383704.099.153.3132.1878.3120331
33Bob Saverine180100000000000000-----------00
40Barry ShetroneOF2079816
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05305901310.203.247.241488.038.139.2251.80--1988
27Wes StockP252000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
44Willie TasbyOF2650569126
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4835348060528.250.296.378674.129.192.2732.3538.8191546
27Joe TaylorOF333225
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20011500000.156.372.281653.125.469.1540.4532.0943
11Gus TriandosC283934385
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73006556364312.216.325.430755.214.379.1900.8615.7169465
27Fred ValentineOF241906
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0001013400000.316.409.316725.000.105.4001.33--622
38Jerry WalkerP2065411
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41011500300.169.182.215397.046.077.20415.0065.01469
15Hoyt WilhelmP357624
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00020052300401.053.111.053164.000.066.0754.60--485
14Gene WoodlingOF3644063132
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7711783504155.300.402.455857.155.332.2980.4531.4200524
35George ZuverinkP340000000002000000-1.000-1000---0.00--02
Batting Totals20935208551124018223109514362453669020368831126.238.308.345653.107.212.2551.2947.817955863
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
16George Bamberger33007.88310011815771221002.1316.881.132.252.251.00
15Hoyt Wilhelm3515112.193227133202261786455137713950101.137.090.523.075.541.81
38Jerry Walker2011102.9230227264182160685913521002131.167.910.642.574.951.92
27Wes Stock25003.467000211216651282001.3811.080.691.385.544.00
24Arnie Portocarrero27276.80271410809010773681032231021.5410.701.003.202.300.72
32Milt Pappas201593.27332715443209175827687512014141.207.540.343.235.171.60
41Billy O'Dell2710122.943824629119916374651867882011.167.370.813.033.981.31
18Billy Loes29474.0837000311464583129525340031.308.160.703.524.781.36
46Ernie Johnson35414.143110016150573223619292131.5210.261.083.425.221.53
29Billy Hoeft27115.71163006041502926619302001.6810.981.324.176.591.58
29Jack Harshman31066.89148005047583936628242021.8311.111.155.364.600.86
48Jack Fisher20163.032771110288763630738520111.287.690.713.845.261.37
35Rip Coleman27000.0030002044000240001.509.000.004.509.002.00
28Hal Brown341193.793121207316415873691632812011.168.670.881.764.452.53
35George Zuverink34014.156000101315761611001.6210.380.694.150.690.17
Pitching Totals74803.5633515545121103014001290621554111476735364301.268.290.713.064.721.54
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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