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1959 American League Awards, All-Stars and Other Leaders

League Awards

Batting stats are G BA/OBP/SLG Pitching stats are W-L ERA, SO.

Award-Winners Complete Voting Results

Most Valuable Player Award

Nellie Fox (ML)
CHW 156 G .306/.380/.389

Cy Young Award

Early Wynn (ML)
CHW 22-10, 3.17, 179 SO

Rookie of the Year Award

Bob Allison (ML)
WSH 150 G .261/.333/.482
Batting Champion
  (highest BA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Harvey Kuenn
DET 139 G .353/.402/.501
ERA Pitching Champion
  (lowest ERA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Hoyt Wilhelm (ML)
BAL 15-11, 2.19, 139 SO

TSN Pitcher of the Year

Early Wynn (ML)
CHW 22-10, 3.17, 179 SO

(ML) - Award for both leagues

Gold Glove Winners (history)

PitcherBobby Shantz (ML)
CatcherSherm Lollar (ML)
First BaseVic Power (ML)
Second BaseNellie Fox (ML)
Third BaseFrank Malzone (ML)
ShortstopLuis Aparicio (ML)
LeftFieldMinnie Minoso (ML)
CenterFieldAl Kaline (ML)
RightFieldJackie Jensen (ML)

League All-Stars

All Star Directory · (* - indicates they played)
First of Two All-Star Games / Box Score and Play-by-Play

Starters
P. Early Wynn (CHW)
C. Gus Triandos (BAL)
1B. Bill Skowron (NYY)
2B. Nellie Fox (CHW)
3B. Harmon Killebrew (WSH)
SS. Luis Aparicio (CHW)
LF. Minnie Minoso (CLE)
CF. Al Kaline (DET)
RF. Rocky Colavito (CLE)

 
Yogi Berra (NYY)
Jim Bunning* (DET)
Bud Daley* (KCA)
Ryne Duren* (NYY)
Whitey Ford* (NYY)
Harvey Kuenn* (DET)
Sherm Lollar* (CHW)
Frank Malzone* (BOS)
Mickey Mantle* (NYY)
 
Gil McDougald* (NYY)
Billy Pierce (CHW)
Vic Power* (CLE)
Pete Runnels* (BOS)
Roy Sievers* (WSH)
Hoyt Wilhelm (BAL)
Ted Williams* (BOS)
Second of Two All-Star Games / Box Score and Play-by-Play

Starters
P. Jerry Walker (BAL)
C. Yogi Berra (NYY)
1B. Pete Runnels (BOS)
2B. Nellie Fox (CHW)
3B. Frank Malzone (BOS)
SS. Luis Aparicio (CHW)
LF. Ted Williams (BOS)
CF. Mickey Mantle (NYY)
RF. Roger Maris (KCA)

 
Bob Allison (WSH)
Rocky Colavito* (CLE)
Bud Daley (KCA)
Ryne Duren (NYY)
Elston Howard (NYY)
Al Kaline* (DET)
Harmon Killebrew (WSH)
Tony Kubek* (NYY)
Harvey Kuenn (DET)
 
Sherm Lollar* (CHW)
Gil McDougald (NYY)
Cal McLish* (CLE)
Minnie Minoso (CLE)
Billy O'Dell* (BAL)
Camilo Pascual (WSH)
Vic Power* (CLE)
Pedro Ramos (WSH)
Bobby Richardson (NYY)
 
Roy Sievers (WSH)
Bill Skowron (NYY)
Gus Triandos (BAL)
Hoyt Wilhelm* (BAL)
Gene Woodling* (BAL)
Early Wynn* (CHW)

AL Other Leaders

Glossary · Hold mouse over statistic name to see description

For batting rate stats, generally a minimum of 3.1 Plate Appearances/G, 1.0 IP/G, 0.67 Gm and Chances/Team Game (fielding), 0.2 SB att/Team Game (catchers), and 0.1 SB att/Team Game (baserunners only since 1951), and 0.1 decision/G for single-season leaderboards generally needed for rate statistics. For pitcher fielding the minimums are reduced by a third. For LF, CF, RF fielding stats, we only have reliable data since 1954, so all leaders are since 1954. Explanation of min. requirements