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1959 American Association

1959 > Class AAA > League History
Overall: 812 games, 10 teams, approx. 162 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

East Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Louisville Colonels MLN 97 65 .599 --
Minneapolis Millers BOS 95 67 .586 2
Indianapolis Indians CHW 86 76 .531 11
St. Paul Saints LAD 81 81 .500 16
Charleston Senators DET 77 84 .478 19.5

West Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Omaha Cardinals STL 83 78 .516 --
Fort Worth Cats CHC 81 81 .500 2.5
Denver Bears 76 86 .469 7.5
Dallas Rangers 75 87 .463 8.5
Houston Buffs 58 104 .358 25.5
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
Denver Bears 27.6 4.73 163 6209 5500 771 1509 243 41 110 717 68 584 777 .274 .344 .393 .738 2164 138 23 60 42 43
Indianapolis Indians CHW 25.4 4.60 163 6172 5450 749 1496 228 54 106 706 84 532 737 .274 .342 .394 .737 2150 112 55 83 52 53
Louisville Colonels MLN 26.0 4.40 163 6211 5408 717 1394 258 61 91 649 51 611 810 .258 .333 .379 .711 2047 117 28 101 63 61
Minneapolis Millers BOS 27.9 4.27 162 6012 5303 691 1376 241 37 120 639 52 555 765 .259 .329 .387 .716 2051 100 21 84 49 54
Omaha Cardinals STL 25.8 4.04 162 5969 5317 655 1397 211 63 70 595 48 491 893 .263 .326 .366 .692 1944 124 29 91 41 45
St. Paul Saints LAD 27.0 4.02 162 5941 5350 651 1386 250 57 94 603 65 481 788 .259 .321 .380 .700 2032 118 21 52 37 45
Fort Worth Cats CHC 26.8 3.93 162 6058 5388 636 1372 225 32 105 595 16 526 934 .255 .323 .367 .690 1976 117 39 70 35 53
Dallas Rangers 30.4 3.91 163 6197 5446 638 1351 226 25 97 587 44 587 765 .248 .324 .352 .676 1918 142 46 78 40 58
Charleston Senators DET 26.8 3.88 161 5974 5310 624 1411 247 33 82 565 36 489 614 .266 .329 .371 .700 1970 126 37 91 47 53
Houston Buffs 30.9 3.64 163 6040 5340 594 1295 236 30 93 554 43 588 864 .243 .319 .350 .669 1870 147 23 60 29 42
League Totals 27.6 4.14 1624 60783 53812 6726 13987 2365 433 968 6210 507 5444 7947 .260 .329 .374 .703 20122 1241 322 770 435 507

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
Minneapolis Millers BOS 27.1 3.54 95 67 .586 3.18 162 162 117 45 12 1401.1 1230 574 495 81 585 58 958 28 2 55 1.295 7.9 0.5 3.8 6.2 1.64
Fort Worth Cats CHC 26.8 3.65 81 81 .500 3.21 162 162 107 55 12 1418.0 1322 591 506 85 569 44 825 35 3 45 1.334 8.4 0.5 3.6 5.2 1.45
Louisville Colonels MLN 25.3 3.80 97 65 .599 3.43 163 163 110 53 18 1423.2 1307 619 543 87 544 57 876 24 0 38 1.300 8.3 0.5 3.4 5.5 1.61
Dallas Rangers 31.6 4.02 75 87 .463 3.40 163 163 124 39 16 1449.1 1507 655 548 76 411 67 631 17 3 25 1.323 9.4 0.5 2.6 3.9 1.54
Omaha Cardinals STL 25.5 4.02 83 78 .516 3.61 162 162 106 56 17 1387.0 1282 652 556 92 702 48 968 30 2 40 1.430 8.3 0.6 4.6 6.3 1.38
St. Paul Saints LAD 27.1 4.07 81 81 .500 3.34 162 162 103 59 11 1393.1 1361 659 517 78 526 44 769 39 4 49 1.354 8.8 0.5 3.4 5.0 1.46
Indianapolis Indians CHW 27.4 4.08 86 76 .531 3.47 163 163 108 55 12 1412.1 1378 665 544 108 487 37 699 30 4 43 1.321 8.8 0.7 3.1 4.5 1.44
Charleston Senators DET 27.4 4.24 77 84 .478 3.74 161 161 122 39 16 1386.0 1384 683 576 88 559 43 891 44 1 41 1.402 9.0 0.6 3.6 5.8 1.59
Houston Buffs 30.1 4.71 58 104 .358 4.25 163 163 117 46 9 1400.0 1527 768 661 123 503 69 649 34 3 44 1.450 9.8 0.8 3.2 4.2 1.29
Denver Bears 28.1 5.28 76 86 .469 4.85 163 163 112 51 6 1410.1 1629 860 760 155 558 40 681 41 1 50 1.551 10.4 1.0 3.6 4.3 1.22
League Totals 27.7 4.14 809 809 .500 3.65 1624 1624 1126 498 129 14081.1 13927 6726 5706 973 5444 507 7947 322 23 430 1.376 8.9 0.6 3.5 5.1 1.46

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Minneapolis Millers BOS 162 4204 1818 151 174 .976 11 Gene Mauch
Louisville Colonels MLN 163 4271 1758 160 179 .974 13 Ben Geraghty
Denver Bears 163 4231 1853 163 190 .974 14 Stan Hack
Houston Buffs 163 4200 1759 168 118 .973 16 Rube Walker and Del Wilber
Fort Worth Cats CHC 162 4254 1742 168 167 .973 6 n/a
Omaha Cardinals STL 162 4161 1656 165 172 .972 22 Joe Schultz
Indianapolis Indians CHW 163 4237 1859 180 163 .971 18 Walker Cooper
Charleston Senators DET 161 4158 1597 183 125 .969 33 Bill Adair
Dallas Rangers 163 4348 1774 196 162 .969 14 Fred Martin and Jim Fanning
St. Paul Saints LAD 162 4180 1805 203 169 .967 19 Max Macon
League Totals 1624 42244 17621 1737 1619 .972 166