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1959 Southern Association

1959 > Class AA > League History
Overall: 611 games, 8 teams, approx. 152 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 1960
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1958 / 1960

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1958 / 1960

League Standings

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Birmingham Barons DET 92 61 .601 --
Mobile Bears CLE 89 63 .586 2.5
Nashville Volunteers CIN 84 64 .568 5.5
Memphis Chickasaws 76 77 .497 16
Shreveport Sports KCA 75 79 .487 17.5
New Orleans Pelicans 68 81 .456 22
Chattanooga Lookouts WSH 67 86 .438 25
Atlanta Crackers MLN 56 96 .368 35.5
This league's standings, if available, are based on full season team pitching records. Leagues may have have split season and postseason results that are not currently available.

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Nashville Volunteers CIN 26.4 4.91 148 5618 4868 727 1301 236 41 120 661 54 629 934 .267 .354 .407 .760 1979 98 38 55 28 48
Shreveport Sports KCA 24.4 4.91 154 5954 5247 756 1462 281 35 135 690 20 585 845 .279 .351 .423 .774 2218 110 27 50 45 50
Birmingham Barons DET 25.0 4.77 154 5913 5107 735 1382 248 50 108 682 61 670 815 .271 .358 .402 .760 2054 111 43 56 37 47
New Orleans Pelicans 27.5 4.62 150 5859 4942 693 1271 228 25 103 605 26 797 875 .257 .362 .376 .738 1858 129 36 47 37 42
Mobile Bears CLE 25.9 4.54 154 5841 5133 699 1403 206 22 92 623 40 574 635 .273 .349 .376 .725 1929 129 44 51 39 56
Memphis Chickasaws 27.6 4.29 153 5801 4956 657 1271 218 28 87 594 77 718 742 .256 .353 .364 .718 1806 124 45 44 38 54
Chattanooga Lookouts WSH 28.3 3.97 156 5904 5250 619 1365 235 34 94 561 25 537 687 .260 .331 .371 .702 1950 150 31 58 28 60
Atlanta Crackers MLN 26.7 3.95 153 5659 4970 605 1278 203 30 101 565 50 570 799 .257 .337 .371 .708 1844 119 42 43 34 46
League Totals 26.5 4.49 1222 46549 40473 5491 10733 1855 265 840 4981 353 5080 6332 .265 .349 .386 .736 15638 970 306 404 286 403

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Mobile Bears CLE 24.4 3.40 89 63 .586 3.00 154 154 100 54 15 1317.2 1173 524 439 77 618 41 889 29 4 46 1.359 8.0 0.5 4.2 6.1 1.44
Birmingham Barons DET 23.3 3.80 92 61 .601 3.45 154 154 96 58 23 1329.0 1213 585 510 110 578 61 827 36 2 48 1.348 8.2 0.7 3.9 5.6 1.43
Chattanooga Lookouts WSH 24.9 4.25 67 86 .438 3.69 156 156 107 49 7 1364.2 1334 663 559 67 688 68 868 51 4 48 1.482 8.8 0.4 4.5 5.7 1.26
Nashville Volunteers CIN 25.7 4.42 84 64 .568 4.13 148 148 89 59 13 1271.1 1392 654 584 112 598 66 762 29 3 62 1.565 9.9 0.8 4.2 5.4 1.27
Memphis Chickasaws 24.9 4.65 76 77 .497 4.16 153 153 115 38 12 1301.1 1370 712 602 124 610 39 735 33 0 61 1.522 9.5 0.9 4.2 5.1 1.20
Shreveport Sports KCA 26.8 4.84 75 79 .487 4.11 154 154 96 58 8 1325.2 1367 745 605 116 694 43 743 39 5 83 1.555 9.3 0.8 4.7 5.0 1.07
New Orleans Pelicans 27.2 5.30 68 81 .456 4.89 150 150 92 58 7 1281.2 1469 795 697 123 586 25 681 44 2 67 1.603 10.3 0.9 4.1 4.8 1.16
Atlanta Crackers MLN 25.2 5.31 56 96 .368 4.55 153 153 98 55 5 1292.1 1415 813 653 111 708 60 827 45 2 61 1.643 9.9 0.8 4.9 5.8 1.17
League Totals 25.2 4.49 607 607 .500 3.99 1222 1222 793 429 90 10483.2 10733 5491 4649 840 5080 403 6332 306 22 476 1.508 9.2 0.7 4.4 5.4 1.25

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Birmingham Barons DET 154 3987 1512 145 154 .974 8 Skeeter Newsome
Nashville Volunteers CIN 148 3814 1587 143 172 .974 9 Dick Sisler
Memphis Chickasaws 153 3904 1500 150 185 .973 11 Luke Appling
Chattanooga Lookouts WSH 156 4094 1530 164 167 .972 12 Red Marion
Shreveport Sports KCA 154 3977 1700 184 184 .969 25 Les Peden
Mobile Bears CLE 154 3953 1547 175 152 .969 9 Mel McGaha
New Orleans Pelicans 150 3845 1586 190 163 .966 10 Mel Parnell
Atlanta Crackers MLN 153 3877 1608 218 163 .962 20 Robert Montag and Bud Bates
League Totals 1222 31451 12570 1369 1340 .970 104