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1959 National 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

Ernie Banks
CHC 155 G .304/.374/.596

Cy Young Award

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

Rookie of the Year Award

Willie McCovey
SFG 52 G .354/.429/.656
Batting Champion
  (highest BA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Hank Aaron
MLN 154 G .355/.401/.636
ERA Pitching Champion
  (lowest ERA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Sam Jones
SFG 21-15 (5 SV), 2.83, 209 SO

TSN Pitcher of the Year

Sam Jones
SFG 21-15 (5 SV), 2.83, 209 SO

Gold Glove Winners (history)

PitcherHarvey Haddix
CatcherDel Crandall
First BaseGil Hodges
Second BaseCharlie Neal
Third BaseKen Boyer
ShortstopRoy McMillan
LeftFieldJackie Brandt
CenterFieldWillie Mays
RightFieldHank Aaron

League All-Stars

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

Starters
P. Don Drysdale (LAD)
C. Del Crandall (MLN)
1B. Orlando Cepeda (SFG)
2B. Johnny Temple (CIN)
3B. Eddie Mathews (MLN)
SS. Ernie Banks (CHC)
LF. Wally Moon (LAD)
CF. Willie Mays (SFG)
RF. Hank Aaron (MLN)

 
Johnny Antonelli* (SFG)
Ken Boyer* (STL)
Lew Burdette* (MLN)
Smoky Burgess (PIT)
Gene Conley (PHI)
Joe Cunningham (STL)
Don Elston* (CHC)
Roy Face* (PIT)
Dick Groat* (PIT)
 
Bill Mazeroski* (PIT)
Vinegar Bend Mizell (STL)
Stan Musial* (STL)
Vada Pinson (CIN)
Frank Robinson (CIN)
Hal Smith (STL)
Warren Spahn (MLN)
Bill White (STL)
Second of Two All-Star Games / Box Score and Play-by-Play

Starters
P. Don Drysdale (LAD)
C. Del Crandall (MLN)
1B. Stan Musial (STL)
2B. Johnny Temple (CIN)
3B. Ken Boyer (STL)
SS. Ernie Banks (CHC)
LF. Wally Moon (LAD)
CF. Willie Mays (SFG)
RF. Hank Aaron (MLN)

 
Johnny Antonelli (SFG)
Lew Burdette (MLN)
Smoky Burgess* (PIT)
Orlando Cepeda (SFG)
Gene Conley* (PHI)
Joe Cunningham* (STL)
Don Elston (CHC)
Roy Face* (PIT)
Jim Gilliam* (LAD)
 
Dick Groat* (PIT)
Sam Jones* (SFG)
Johnny Logan (MLN)
Eddie Mathews* (MLN)
Bill Mazeroski (PIT)
Vinegar Bend Mizell (STL)
Charlie Neal* (LAD)
Vada Pinson* (CIN)
Frank Robinson* (CIN)
 
Hal Smith* (STL)
Warren Spahn (MLN)
Bill White (STL)

NL 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