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1959 South Atlantic League

1959 > Class A > League History
Overall: 560 games, 8 teams, approx. 140 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
Knoxville Smokies DET 78 62 .557 --
Charlotte Hornets WSH 75 65 .536 3
Charleston ChaSox CHW 71 69 .507 7
Columbus/Gastonia Pirates PIT 70 69 .504 7.5
Asheville Tourists PHI 70 70 .500 8
Savannah Reds CIN 67 73 .479 11
Jacksonville Braves MLN 65 75 .464 13
Macon Dodgers LAD 63 76 .453 14.5
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
Asheville Tourists PHI 25.9 4.74 141 5507 4761 669 1245 218 36 126 593 28 49 626 812 .261 .350 .402 .752 1913 33 65 22 56
Knoxville Smokies DET 23.8 4.71 140 5353 4648 659 1213 195 57 71 587 45 38 563 679 .261 .341 .373 .714 1735 24 69 49 45
Charlotte Hornets WSH 25.9 4.64 141 5397 4619 654 1130 155 51 83 583 55 33 596 756 .245 .336 .354 .690 1636 64 72 46 63
Charleston ChaSox CHW 25.6 4.45 140 5348 4660 623 1162 158 40 83 545 37 30 565 759 .249 .333 .354 .687 1649 38 49 36 42
Savannah Reds CIN 24.5 4.36 140 5200 4533 610 1104 152 40 101 521 78 33 554 742 .244 .327 .362 .688 1639 24 50 39 42
Jacksonville Braves MLN 23.6 4.15 140 5392 4716 581 1169 159 34 90 508 32 31 564 728 .248 .330 .353 .684 1666 31 54 27 39
Macon Dodgers LAD 23.5 4.02 139 5168 4474 559 1099 176 47 72 481 103 58 544 865 .246 .331 .354 .685 1585 45 70 35 37
Columbus/Gastonia Pirates PIT 23.6 3.95 139 5130 4490 549 1069 177 24 94 485 54 41 494 850 .238 .316 .351 .667 1576 37 67 42 36
League Totals 24.6 4.38 1120 42495 36901 4904 9191 1390 329 720 4303 432 313 4506 6191 .249 .333 .363 .696 13399 296 496 296 360

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
Knoxville Smokies DET 22.1 3.93 78 62 .557 3.21 140 140 84 56 13 1231.0 1130 550 439 72 537 17 872 44 4 44 1.354 8.3 0.5 3.9 6.4 1.62
Jacksonville Braves MLN 23.2 3.99 65 75 .464 3.22 140 140 94 46 9 1248.0 1119 559 446 86 519 43 824 41 2 41 1.312 8.1 0.6 3.7 5.9 1.59
Columbus/Gastonia Pirates PIT 23.4 4.06 70 69 .504 3.34 139 139 70 69 16 1202.0 1068 565 446 77 658 42 753 36 2 56 1.436 8.0 0.6 4.9 5.6 1.14
Charlotte Hornets WSH 25.9 4.28 75 65 .536 3.56 141 141 79 62 10 1241.0 1174 603 491 92 443 29 691 34 6 40 1.303 8.5 0.7 3.2 5.0 1.56
Macon Dodgers LAD 23.0 4.37 63 76 .453 3.63 139 139 100 39 9 1198.0 1049 608 483 85 697 60 797 27 2 50 1.457 7.9 0.6 5.2 6.0 1.14
Charleston ChaSox CHW 24.3 4.50 71 69 .507 3.68 140 140 97 43 12 1234.0 1247 630 505 82 574 87 733 26 5 38 1.476 9.1 0.6 4.2 5.3 1.28
Savannah Reds CIN 22.0 4.84 67 73 .479 4.16 140 140 79 61 4 1195.0 1132 677 552 106 603 42 805 36 6 52 1.452 8.5 0.8 4.5 6.1 1.34
Asheville Tourists PHI 28.0 5.05 70 70 .500 4.23 141 141 102 39 3 1235.0 1272 712 580 120 475 40 716 52 4 30 1.415 9.3 0.9 3.5 5.2 1.51
League Totals 24.1 4.38 559 559 .500 3.63 1120 1120 705 415 76 9784.0 9191 4904 3942 720 4506 360 6191 296 31 351 1.400 8.5 0.7 4.1 5.7 1.37

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Charlotte Hornets WSH 141 3723 1584 184 135 .966 21 Gene Verble
Columbus/Gastonia Pirates PIT 139 3606 1526 179 149 .966 16 Ray Hathaway
Charleston ChaSox CHW 140 3702 1564 197 141 .964 20 Skeeter Scalzi
Knoxville Smokies DET 140 3693 1408 204 147 .962 20 Johnny Pesky
Jacksonville Braves MLN 140 3745 1462 217 117 .960 15 Sibby Sisti
Macon Dodgers LAD 139 3595 1467 212 157 .960 19 Danny Ozark
Asheville Tourists PHI 141 3705 1490 221 141 .959 27 Clyde McCullough
Savannah Reds CIN 140 3586 1417 220 132 .958 22 Bob Wellman and Jack Cassini
League Totals 1120 29355 11918 1634 1119 .962 160