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1959 CLEVELAND INDIANS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  89-65   .578
Result:   2nd in American League
Manager(s):  Joe Gordon
General Manager:   Frank Lane
Stadium:  Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  1,497,976
Playoffs:  -

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Elmer Valo (38)
Youngest Player:  Ray Webster (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mike Garcia (12)
Top Hitter:  Rocky Colavito (6)
Top Pitcher:  Gary Bell (11)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  49.70%
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
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
10Vic Power+1b1631-MLB14759510217231610609134022224419.289.334.412746.331245645463895.2.286
6Rocky Colavito+of625-MLB1545889015124042111337186280313.257.337.512849.3683016644561106.5.235
9Minnie Minoso+of736-MLB14857092172320219281054461726311.302.377.468846.3772676504281117.0.298
3Woodie Held+ss-of2527-MLB1435258213219329711246118212212.251.313.465778.342244577411775.1.271
4George Strickland+ss-2b3933-MLB1324415510515234811516402367.238.313.302615.282133501353453.5.268
14Tito Francona+of-1b3625-MLB122399681451722079203542331511.363.414.566980.427226443271979.6.365
37Jim Piersall+of6429-MLB100317427813243063253121822.246.303.338641.290107354254384.0.261
15Russ Nixon+c6024-MLB82258236210312900152801259.240.277.314591.26381280212232.9.261
32Jim Baxes+2b-3b-30-MLB7724735591101534012147002012.239.299.466764.337115270203334.4.238
1Billy Martin+2b-31-MLB732423763709240281832425.260.290.401691.30397259192304.3.249
11Dick Brown+c-24-MLB4814115317051600113931111.220.288.376664.29653157113153.6.265
8Ed Fitz Gerald+c-35-MLB491291235611400121421005.271.343.357699.3174614399174.6.298
39Gary Bell+p6822-MLB447581820060031900800.240.269.267536.24520866551.9.321
22Cal McLish+p4933-MLB357481421081042500901.189.231.243474.21718877020.9.286
5Ray Webster+2b-21-MLB4074101521210105700102.203.253.338591.26525806273.0.200
7Granny Hamner+if-32-MLB27674111113001800012.164.174.254428.18717695920.7.169
33Mudcat Grant+p-23-MLB425551100160021600100.200.228.255483.22014584521.0.263
30Carroll Hardy+of-26-MLB325312111002113700100.208.250.226476.22212574421.5.239
27Herb Score+p-26-MLB30521500010022200010.096.127.096223.10855548-4-2.1.161
31Jim Perry+p-23UDFA: 1956MLB44505150105000300100.300.300.340640.28517513664.2.319
26Chuck Tanner+of-29-MLB14486122015002900002.250.280.354634.28417503843.0.289
18Hal Naragon+c-30-MLB14366104105003210010.278.341.444786.34516412777.2.286
7Gene Leek+3b-22-MLB1336783015002700000.222.263.389652.28914382844.0.250
23Jack Harshman+p-31-MLB2134371005005400010.206.300.235535.2568402832.9.226
34Don Ferrarese+p-30-MLB1527174004000900100.259.259.407667.29011282133.8.389
23,29Bobby Locke+p-25-MLB2424481015001500201.333.360.500860.38012271945.8.389
17Elmer Valo+of-38-MLB3424370005007001022.292.424.292716.3297332145.1.269
12Willie Jones+3b-33-MLB1118141001001300000.222.263.278541.2475191412.6.267
18Billy Moran+2b-25-MLB1117150002000100000.294.294.294588.2655171223.4.312
45Gordy Coleman+1b-24-MLB615580102001200000.533.562.6671229.54010167520.0.615
25Mike Garcia+p-35-MLB2914010002000500000.071.071.071143.06411413-1-2.7.111
38Don Dillard+of-22-MLB1010040001000200000.400.400.400800.361410616.7.500
45Jim Bolger+of-27-MLB87000000001100000.000.125.000125.0880870-1.9.000
2Randy Jackson+3b-33-MLB37010000000100001.143.143.143286.129177--.167
28Bob Smith+p-31-MLB126000000000500000.000.000.0000.000066--.000
48Dick Brodowski+p-26-MLB186220000000100200.333.333.333667.30128613.2.400
20Al Cicotte+p-29-MLB263010000000110100.333.500.333833.41015315.7.500
32John Briggs+p-25-MLB42000001000000011.000.000.0000.000034-1-3.5.000
23Jake Striker+p-25-MLB11000000001110000.000.667.000667.481031011.6.000
23Bud Podbielan+p-35-MLB61000000000000000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
Totals: (40 players)1545288745139021625167682333643372139256040119.263.321.408729--2157586041537414.8.275

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
22Cal McLish+1433-MLB1983.63353213011235.125311095267211345 01.389.680.992.754.320.64.2861.43
39Gary Bell+1122-MLB16114.044428121115234.02081071052810513685 11.348.001.084.045.230.77.2530.83
33Mudcat Grant+4023-MLB1074.1438196173165.1140807623818542 01.347.621.254.414.630.95.2360.71
27Herb Score+1926-MLB9114.7130259120160.2123938428115147141 11.486.891.576.448.230.78.2320.80
31Jim Perry+4523UDFA: 1956MLB12102.65441382184153.0122544510557922 11.167.180.593.244.650.70.2440.78
23,29Bobby Locke+-25-MLB323.13247008277.26633276414033 01.387.650.704.754.641.03.2481.38
34Don Ferrarese+-30-MLB533.201510401076.05829276514511 01.436.870.716.045.331.13.2430.98
25Mike Garcia+-35-MLB364.00298109172.07239324314930 01.439.000.503.886.130.63.3110.89
23Jack Harshman+5431-MLB512.59136516166.04621196133510 00.896.270.821.774.770.37--0.71
20Al Cicotte+-29-MLB315.322610012144.04629264252302 01.619.410.825.114.701.09.3231.00
48Dick Brodowski+5126-MLB221.801800014530.019136321923 01.335.700.906.302.702.33.1721.13
28Bob Smith+-31-MLB015.22123003029.13119172121720 01.479.510.613.685.220.71.3191.50
32John Briggs+-25-MLB012.1341001012.2125313510 01.188.530.712.133.550.60.2620.55
23Bud Podbielan+-35-MLB015.8460001012.1178812500 01.5412.410.731.463.650.40.3810.63
29Humberto Robinson+-29-MLB104.155000208.294404600 01.509.350.004.156.230.67.3460.80
23Jake Striker+-25-MLB102.701100006.282204500 01.8010.800.005.406.750.80.3640.50
Totals: (40 players)89653.7515415458696231,384123064657616763579945--31.328.000.964.135.200.79.270 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Russ NixonC743743168.9850.00 
Dick BrownC482482115.9960.00 
Ed Fitz GeraldC451922653.9780.00 
Hal NaragonC10513011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Vic Power1B1211039110698.9950.00 
Tito Francona1B3529619121.9970.00 
Gordy Coleman1B318311.9550.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Billy Martin2B67147149137.9970.00 
Jim Baxes2B481071101030.9560.00 
Ray Webster2B242837510.9290.00 
Vic Power2B21485436.9710.00 
Granny Hamner2B71219041.0000.00 
Billy Moran2B668011.0000.00 
George Strickland2B44511.9000.00 
Woodie Held2B301001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
George Strickland3B8069131611.9710.00 
Woodie Held3B40338728.9840.00 
Jim Baxes3B22163851.9150.00 
Gene Leek3B1371410.9550.00 
Vic Power3B771011.9440.00 
Granny Hamner3B57610.9290.00 
Willie Jones3B431012.9290.00 
Billy Martin3B43410.8750.00 
Ray Webster3B46833.8240.00 
Randy Jackson3B202001.0000.00 
Jim Piersall3B101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Woodie HeldSS1031772771843.9620.00 
George StricklandSS50801451142.9530.00 
Granny HamnerSS10111312.9600.00 
Billy MoranSS57111.8890.00 
Gene LeekSS11510.8570.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rocky ColavitoOF154319751.9850.00 
Minnie MinosoOF1483141451.9850.00 
Jim PiersallOF91216342.9820.00 
Tito FranconaOF64136240.9720.00 
Carroll HardyOF15410001.0000.00 
Chuck TannerOF10180001.0000.00 
Woodie HeldOF670001.0000.00 
Elmer ValoOF210001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gary BellP44234192733.9391.77 
Jim PerryP441531224011.0002.12 
Mudcat GrantP38165142523.9512.13 
Cal McLishP35235254924.9742.83 
Herb ScoreP3016011551.7620.90 
Mike GarciaP297261110.9442.13 
Al CicotteP264438001.0002.25 
Bobby LockeP247791111.9522.33 
Dick BrodowskiP18304320.7782.10 
Don FerrareseP1576015021.0001.78 
Jack HarshmanP1366311001.0001.91 
Bob SmithP122915021.0001.86 
Bud PodbielanP61213001.0002.98 
Humberto RobinsonP5802001.0002.20 
John BriggsP41221001.0002.21 
Jake StrikerP1611001.0002.90 


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