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1959 Omaha Cardinals

1959 > Class AAA > 1959 American Association (West)
Overall: 83-78
Scored 655 runs, Allowed 652 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-80

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Joe Schultz
Represented: Omaha, NE
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium (Omaha, NE)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Tony Alomar2511140937343998303172535.265.309.303.6121130830
2Bruce Barmes*291143723225010113303843729.314.386.373.7581202924
3Frank Barnes3229585131210020211.
4Asdrubal Baro32173427370002056.259.394.259.65371100
5David Benedict*291032000001001.
6William Bethel292977704710040347. for 2 teams
7Bob Blaylock24172222141004008.
8Robert Boyer231655493710140414.
9Donald Branson#205184.222
10Ellis Burton#22148590507921482661476187477.292.387.450.83622853112
11Chris Cannizzaro2110130626823626422122846.231.306.306.612823257
12Tom Cheney24152927262003008.
13Phil Clark26461411120000035.182.357.182.53920000Stats for 2 teams
14Bob Darnell2857797151501270613.211.278.324.602231010Stats for 2 teams
15Jim Donohue202948434800010111.
16Bob Duliba243746413410010226.
17Bob Gibson2339575361020110321.
18Al Grandcolas266174.235
19Lee Gregory*21730000.000.0000
20James Hemric*241353100000011.
21Chick King2899383353469723294322379.275.323.428.7511512501
22Fred Koenig38165349410201100311.204.245.306.551150010
23Ben Mateosky26144557513681422781888237102.277.324.466.7902391155
24Walt Matthews*241505344755811911844964889.251.318.333.6511582365
25Mel Nelson23445651111833271314.353.411.6471.058332000
26Joe Patterson#205157.467
27Ron Plaza*241335214725511620644843863.246.303.339.6421602633
28George Risley271415674975413518345804751.272.333.344.67717121470
29Ray Sadecki*18337568818010120211.
30Bob Sadowski*2212846942454123241224714053.290.350.417.7671770323
31Jimmie Schaffer2327807310171215069.233.300.342.642251001
32Bill Smith*25561.167
33Dean Stone*28245038270003049.
34Nick Testa317320918722448001312022.235.309.278.587520203Stats for 2 teams
35Ted Thiem*231274021003020.500.571.7501.32130010
36Bob Thurman*427323421420538252411636.248.302.374.676801211
37Jack Urban30192822060002017.
37 Players25.8162596953176551397211637059548491893.263.326.366.692194412429914145
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Frank Barnes321512.5562.87292394160.01586551136611195011.4008.
2David Benedict*29101.00010
3William Bethel291311.5422.802926101196.02047861144131143031.2509. for 2 teams
4Bob Blaylock2425.2864.111763057.04832266293312031.3517.
5Tom Cheney2456.4554.3814123176.06944373483561031.5398.
6Phil Clark2637.3003.474620083.07637329369452021.3498. for 2 teams
7Bob Darnell28412.2504.01471650166.0160857411639993121.3438. for 2 teams
8Jim Donohue2087.5332.39281841132.099423510463872021.0986.
9Bob Duliba2485.6153.0737930123.012057427574832041.4398.
10Bob Gibson2399.5003.072418102135.012859464703983271.4678.
11Lee Gregory*2101.0007
12James Hemric2401.00013
13Mel Nelson*23201.0004.432541061.04830303440360021.5087.
14Ray Sadecki*18139.5914.06312892193.016498871214571753051.6017.
15Bill Smith*2512.3334
16Dean Stone*2896.6003.87241893121.011758528634814051.4888.
17Ted Thiem2301.00011
18Bob Thurman*42003
19Jack Urban3037.3004.3419111083.08843407301423031.4229.
19 Players25.48378.5163.6116216210656171387.012826525569270248968302401.4308.
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer


Chris Cannizzaro995054164.9895.5211
Nick Testa714052653.9896.077Stats for 2 teams
Jimmie Schaffer23130613.9935.913


Walt Matthews14610796811126.9917.86
Bob Thurman1810710417.9676.50


Ron Plaza1243283082498.9645.13
Bob Sadowski296179319.9794.83
Ellis Burton12201912.9753.25


George Risley1371072501730.9552.61
Bob Sadowski24203024.9622.08
Fred Koenig1192032.9062.64


Tony Alomar961492732255.9504.40
Bob Sadowski73931782451.9193.71


Ellis Burton1362281644.9841.79
Ben Mateosky1252042063.9741.79
Chick King93205841.9822.29
Bruce Barmes92168932.9831.92
Bob Thurman3961420.9701.67
Robert Boyer1524220.9291.73


Bob Darnell471225021.0000.79Stats for 2 teams
Phil Clark46118011.0000.41Stats for 2 teams
Bob Duliba37111711.9660.76
Ray Sadecki3132621.9350.94
Frank Barnes29102320.9431.14
William Bethel29143031.9361.52Stats for 2 teams
Jim Donohue2857011.0000.43
Mel Nelson2558001.0000.52
Bob Gibson2474424.9622.13
Dean Stone24323001.0001.08
Jack Urban1912012.9551.11
Bob Blaylock170611.8570.35
Tom Cheney147921.8891.14
James Hemric1311001.0000.15
Ted Thiem112520.7780.64
David Benedict100410.8000.40
Lee Gregory70.00
Bill Smith40.00
Bob Thurman30.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Tony Alomar25RR5' 11.0"172Dec 11, 1933Santurce, PR
Bruce Barmes29LR5' 8.0"165Oct 23, 1929Vincennes, IN, US
Frank Barnes32RR6' 0.0"170Aug 26, 1926Longwood, MS, US
Asdrubal Baro32RR5' 10.0"172Nov 21, 1926Mayari, Holguin, CU
David Benedict29LL6' 3.0"2001930
William Bethel29RR6' 3.0"187Apr 29, 1930Corpus Christi, TX, US
Bob Blaylock24RR6' 1.0"185Jun 28, 1935Chattanooga, TN, US
Robert Boyer23RR6' 0.0"1701936
Donald Branson20SR6' 1.0"1781939
Ellis Burton22SR5' 11.0"160Aug 12, 1936Los Angeles, CA, US
Chris Cannizzaro21RR6' 0.0"190May 3, 1938Oakland, CA, US
Tom Cheney24RR5' 11.0"170Oct 14, 1934Morgan, GA, US
Phil Clark26RR6' 3.0"210Oct 3, 1932Albany, GA, US
Bob Darnell28RR5' 10.0"175Nov 6, 1930Wewoka, OK, US
Jim Donohue20RR6' 4.0"190Oct 31, 1938St. Louis, MO, US
Bob Duliba24RR5' 10.0"180Jan 9, 1935Glen Lyon, PA, US
Bob Gibson23RR6' 1.0"189Nov 9, 1935Omaha, NE, US
Al Grandcolas26RR6' 2.0"175Dec 14, 1932Belleville, IL, US
Lee Gregory21LL6' 1.0"180Jun 2, 1938Bakersfield, CA, US
James Hemric24LR5' 11.0"1751935
Chick King28RR6' 2.0"190Nov 10, 1930Paris, TN, US
Fred Koenig38RR6' 3.0"200Apr 27, 1921St. Louis, MO, US
Ben Mateosky26RR6' 2.0"202Mar 21, 1933Uniontown, PA, US
Walt Matthews24LL6' 2.0"200Oct 19, 1934Ashdown, AR, US
Mel Nelson23RL6' 0.0"185May 30, 1936San Diego, CA, US
Joe Patterson20SR5' 10.0"175Jul 24, 1938
Ron Plaza24LR5' 11.0"175Aug 24, 1934
George Risley27RR6' 1.0"190Feb 28, 1932Fairfield, CT, US
Ray Sadecki18LL5' 11.0"180Dec 26, 1940Kansas City, KS, US
Bob Sadowski22LR6' 0.0"175Jan 15, 1937St. Louis, MO, US
Jimmie Schaffer23RR5' 9.0"170Apr 5, 1936Limeport, PA, US
Bill Smith25LL6' 0.0"190Jun 8, 1934Washington, DC, US
Dean Stone28LL6' 4.0"205Sep 1, 1930Moline, IL, US
Nick Testa31RR5' 8.0"180Jun 29, 1928New York, NY, US
Ted Thiem23LR5' 11.0"175Oct 2, 1935Oakdale, NE, US
Bob Thurman42LL6' 1.0"205May 14, 1917Kellyville, OK, US
Jack Urban30RR5' 8.0"155Dec 5, 1928Omaha, NE, US

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