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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
Roster Continuity 75.39% 10/16
Manager(s): Paul Richards
General Manager: Lee MacPhail
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 891,926 12/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1959 Baltimore Orioles season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    8Jerry Adair2B-SS6-0175R-R221958Not draftedMLB--
    8Bobby Avila2B5-10175R-R351949Not draftedMLB--
    16George BambergerP6-0175R-R331951Not draftedMLB--
    1Bob Boyd1B5-10170L-L331951Not draftedMLB--
    28Hal BrownP6-2182R-R341951Not draftedMLB--
    23Leo BurkeOF-2B5-10190R-R251958Not draftedMLB--
    17Chico CarrasquelSS6-0170R-R311950Not draftedMLB--
    35Rip ColemanP6-2185L-L271955Not draftedMLB--
    37Walt Dropo1B6-5220R-R361949Not draftedMLB--
    33Jim Finigan3B-2B5-11175R-R301954Not draftedMLB--
    48Jack FisherP6-2215R-R201959Not draftedMLB--
    9Billy Gardner2B6-0180R-R311954Not draftedMLB--
    22Joe GinsbergC5-11180L-R321948Not draftedMLB--
    21Lenny GreenOF5-11170L-L261957Not draftedMLB--
    10Bob Hale1B5-10195L-L251955Not draftedMLB--
    3Ron HansenSS6-3200R-R211958Not draftedMLB--
    29Jack HarshmanP6-2185L-L311948Not draftedMLB--
    29Billy HoeftP6-3205L-L271952Not draftedMLB--
    46Ernie JohnsonP6-4195R-R351950Not draftedMLB--
    6Billy KlausSS-3B5-10165L-R301952Not draftedMLB--
    25Whitey Lockman1B-OF6-1175L-R321945UDFAMLB--
    18Billy LoesP6-1170R-R291950Not draftedMLB--
    7Willy MirandaSS5-9150B-R331951Not draftedMLB--
    4Bob NiemanOF5-11195R-R321951Not draftedMLB--
    41Billy O'DellP5-11170B-L271954UDFAMLB--
    32Milt PappasP6-3190R-R201957Not draftedMLB--
    21Albie PearsonOF5-5141L-L241958Not draftedMLB--
    2Al PilarcikOF5-10180L-L281956Not draftedMLB--
    24Arnie PortocarreroP6-3196R-R271954UDFAMLB--
    5Brooks Robinson3B6-1190R-R221955Not draftedMLB--
    33Bob Saverine2B-OF5-9165B-R181959Not draftedMLB--
    40Barry ShetroneOF6-2190L-R201959Not draftedMLB--
    27Wes StockP6-2188R-R251959Not draftedMLB--
    44Willie TasbyOF5-11175R-R261958Not draftedMLB--
    27Joe TaylorOF6-1185R-R331954Not draftedMLB--
    11Gus TriandosC6-3215R-R281953Not draftedMLB--
    27Fred ValentineOF6-1190B-R241959Not draftedMLB--
    38Jerry WalkerP6-1195B-R201957Not draftedMLB--
    15Hoyt WilhelmP6-0195R-R351952Not draftedMLB--
    14Gene WoodlingOF5-9195L-R361943Not draftedMLB--
    35George ZuverinkP6-4200R-R341951Not draftedMLB--

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