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1959 World Series (4-2): Los Angeles Dodgers (88-68) over Chicago White Sox (94-60)


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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 1, 1959 at Comiskey Park I (Chicago White Sox)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Los Angeles Dodgers          0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  8  3
    Chicago White Sox            2  0  7    2  0  0    0  0  x    11 11  0

    PITCHERS: LAD - Craig, Churn (3), Labine (4), Koufax (5), Klippstein (7)
              CHW - Wynn, Staley (8)

               WP - Early Wynn
	       LP - Roger Craig
             SAVE - Gerry Staley

   HOME RUNS: LAD - none
              CHW - Kluszewski (2)

  ATTENDANCE: 48,013

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, October 2, 1959 at Comiskey Park I (Chicago White Sox)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Los Angeles Dodgers          0  0  0    0  1  0    3  0  0     4  9  1
    Chicago White Sox            2  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0     3  8  0

    PITCHERS: LAD - Podres, Sherry (7)
              CHW - Shaw, Lown (7)

               WP - Johnny Podres
	       LP - Bob Shaw
             SAVE - Larry Sherry

   HOME RUNS: LAD - Essegian, Neal (2)
              CHW - none

  ATTENDANCE: 47,368

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 4, 1959 at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles Dodgers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Chicago White Sox            0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0     1 12  0
    Los Angeles Dodgers          0  0  0    0  0  0    2  1  x     3  5  0

    PITCHERS: CHW - Donovan, Staley (7)
              LAD - Drysdale, Sherry (8)

               WP - Don Drysdale
	       LP - Dick Donovan
             SAVE - Larry Sherry

   HOME RUNS: CHW - none
              LAD - none

  ATTENDANCE: 92,394

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Monday, October 5, 1959 at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles Dodgers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Chicago White Sox            0  0  0    0  0  0    4  0  0     4 10  3
    Los Angeles Dodgers          0  0  4    0  0  0    0  1  x     5  9  0

    PITCHERS: CHW - Wynn, Lown (3), Pierce (4), Staley (7)
              LAD - Craig, Sherry (8)

               WP - Larry Sherry
	       LP - Gerry Staley
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CHW - Lollar
              LAD - Hodges

  ATTENDANCE: 92,650

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 6, 1959 at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles Dodgers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Chicago White Sox            0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0     1  5  0
    Los Angeles Dodgers          0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  9  0

    PITCHERS: CHW - Shaw, Pierce (8), Donovan (8)
              LAD - Koufax, Williams (8)

               WP - Bob Shaw
	       LP - Sandy Koufax
             SAVE - Dick Donovan

   HOME RUNS: CHW - none
              LAD - none

  ATTENDANCE: 92,706

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 8, 1959 at Comiskey Park I (Chicago White Sox)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Los Angeles Dodgers          0  0  2    6  0  0    0  0  1     9 13  0
    Chicago White Sox            0  0  0    3  0  0    0  0  0     3  6  1

    PITCHERS: LAD - Podres, Sherry (4)
              CHW - Wynn, Donovan (4), Lown (4), Staley (5), Pierce (8), Moore (9)

               WP - Larry Sherry
	       LP - Early Wynn
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: LAD - Essegian, Moon, Snider
              CHW - Kluszewski

  ATTENDANCE: 47,653

Series MVP - Larry Sherry

Series Batting Stats

Los Angeles Dodgers Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Chuck Churn 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 6 1 1 0 0 0 .167 .500
Roger Craig 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 29 52 1 3 0 3 0 .058 .133
Don Demeter 6 12 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .250 .308 .250 .558 0 1 0 139 371 55 95 18 70 5 .256 .731
Don Drysdale 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 46 91 9 15 4 12 0 .165 .528
Chuck Essegian 4 3 2 2 0 0 2 2 1 1 .667 .750 2.667 3.417 0 0 *41 85 8 21 1 10 0 .247 .689
Ron Fairly 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 118 244 27 58 4 23 0 .238 .668
Carl Furillo 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 50 93 8 27 0 13 0 .290 .667
Jim Gilliam 6 25 2 6 0 0 0 0 2 2 .240 .296 .240 .536 2 0 0 145 553 91 156 3 34 23 .282 .732
Gil Hodges 6 23 2 9 0 1 1 2 1 2 .391 .417 .609 1.025 0 0 0 124 413 57 114 25 80 3 .276 .880
Johnny Klippstein 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 7 0 1 0 0 0 .143 .286
Sandy Koufax 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 35 54 3 6 0 0 0 .111 .310
Clem Labine 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 56 16 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Norm Larker 6 16 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .188 .278 .188 .465 0 0 0 108 311 37 90 8 49 0 .289 .762
Wally Moon 6 23 3 6 0 0 1 2 2 2 .261 .320 .391 .711 1 0 0 145 543 93 164 19 74 15 .302 .890
Charlie Neal 6 27 4 10 2 0 2 6 0 1 .370 .370 .667 1.037 1 0 1 151 616 103 177 19 83 17 .287 .802
Joe Pignatano 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 52 139 17 33 1 11 1 .237 .648
Johnny Podres 3 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250 0 0 0 34 65 4 16 0 4 0 .246 .567
Rip Repulski 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 53 94 11 24 2 14 0 .255 .704
John Roseboro 6 21 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .095 .095 .095 .190 0 0 0 118 397 39 92 10 38 7 .232 .700
Larry Sherry 5 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 23 32 3 7 2 5 0 .219 .649
Duke Snider 4 10 1 2 0 0 1 2 2 0 .200 .333 .500 .833 0 0 2 126 370 59 114 23 88 1 .308 .935
Stan Williams 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 36 3 7 0 3 0 .194 .451
Maury Wills 6 20 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 3 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 1 83 242 27 63 0 7 7 .260 .596
Don Zimmer 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 97 249 21 41 4 28 3 .165 .523
Totals 86 203 21 53 3 1 7 19 12 27 .261 .302 .389 .691 5 1 156 5282 705 1360 148 84 .257 .730

Chicago White Sox Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Luis Aparicio 6 26 1 8 1 0 0 0 2 3 .308 .357 .346 .703 1 1 2 152 612 98 157 6 51 56 .257 .647
Norm Cash 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 58 104 16 25 4 16 1 .240 .747
Dick Donovan 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 31 61 4 8 1 5 0 .131 .443
Sammy Esposito 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 69 66 12 11 1 5 0 .167 .509
Nellie Fox 6 24 4 9 3 0 0 0 4 1 .375 .464 .500 .964 0 1 0 156 624 84 191 2 70 5 .306 .770
Billy Goodman 5 13 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 5 .231 .286 .231 .516 0 0 0 104 268 21 67 1 28 3 .250 .625
Ted Kluszewski 6 23 5 9 1 0 3 10 2 0 .391 .440 .826 1.266 0 0 0 *91 223 22 62 4 27 0 .278 .723
Jim Landis 6 24 6 7 0 0 0 1 1 7 .292 .346 .292 .638 1 0 1 149 515 78 140 5 60 20 .272 .749
Sherm Lollar 6 22 3 5 0 0 1 5 1 3 .227 .250 .364 .614 0 0 0 140 505 63 134 22 84 4 .265 .796
Turk Lown 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 60 12 1 3 0 0 0 .250 .558
Jim McAnany 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 67 210 22 58 0 27 2 .276 .687
Ray Moore 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 23 0 2 0 0 0 .087 .255
Bubba Phillips 3 10 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .300 .400 .700 0 0 0 117 379 43 100 5 40 1 .264 .699
Billy Pierce 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 34 68 3 13 0 7 0 .191 .531
Jim Rivera 5 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 .000 .214 .000 .214 0 1 0 80 177 18 39 4 19 5 .220 .650
John Romano 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 53 126 20 37 5 25 0 .294 .875
Bob Shaw 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 47 73 7 9 0 2 0 .123 .316
Al Smith 6 20 1 5 3 0 0 1 4 4 .250 .375 .400 .775 0 0 0 129 472 65 112 17 55 7 .237 .707
Gerry Staley 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 67 13 2 2 0 0 0 .154 .466
Earl Torgeson 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 127 277 40 61 9 45 7 .220 .716
Early Wynn 3 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .200 .200 .400 .600 0 0 0 37 90 11 22 2 8 0 .244 .706
Totals 81 199 23 52 10 0 4 19 20 33 .261 .333 .372 .705 2 3 156 5297 669 1325 97 113 .250 .691

Los Angeles Dodgers Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Chuck Churn 1 0 27.00 0 0 0 0 0.2 5 6 2 0 0 7.500 14 0 4.99 3 2 1 30.2 28 10 24 1.239
Roger Craig 2 2 8.68 0 1 0 0 9.1 15 9 9 5 8 2.143 29 17 2.06 11 5 0 152.2 122 45 76 1.094
Don Drysdale 1 1 1.29 1 0 0 0 7.0 11 1 1 4 5 2.143 44 36 3.46 17 13 2 270.2 237 93 242 1.219
Johnny Klippstein 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0.500 28 0 5.91 4 0 2 45.2 48 33 30 1.774
Sandy Koufax 2 1 1.00 0 1 0 0 9.0 5 1 1 1 7 0.667 35 23 4.05 8 6 2 153.1 136 92 173 1.487
Clem Labine 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 56 0 3.93 5 10 9 84.2 91 25 37 1.370
Johnny Podres 2 2 4.82 1 0 0 0 9.1 7 5 5 6 4 1.393 34 29 4.11 14 9 0 195.0 192 74 145 1.364
Larry Sherry 4 0 0.71 2 0 2 0 12.2 8 1 1 2 5 0.789 23 9 2.19 7 2 3 94.1 75 43 72 1.251
Stan Williams 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 2 1 1.000 35 15 3.97 5 5 0 124.2 102 86 89 1.508
Totals 15 6 3.23 4 2 2 0 53.0 52 23 19 20 33 1.358 156 156 3.793 88 68 1411.2 1317 614 1077 1.368

Chicago White Sox Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Dick Donovan 3 1 5.40 0 1 1 0 8.1 4 5 5 3 5 0.840 31 29 3.66 9 10 0 179.2 171 58 71 1.275
Turk Lown 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 3.1 2 0 0 1 3 0.900 60 0 2.89 9 2 15 93.1 73 42 63 1.232
Ray Moore 1 0 9.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1.000 29 8 4.12 3 6 0 89.2 86 46 49 1.472
Billy Pierce 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 4.0 2 0 0 2 3 1.000 34 33 3.62 14 15 0 224.0 217 62 114 1.246
Bob Shaw 2 2 2.57 1 1 0 0 14.0 17 4 4 2 2 1.357 47 26 2.69 18 6 3 230.2 217 54 89 1.175
Gerry Staley 4 0 2.16 0 1 1 0 8.1 8 2 2 0 3 0.960 67 0 2.24 8 5 14 116.1 111 25 54 1.169
Early Wynn 3 3 5.54 1 1 0 0 13.0 19 9 8 4 10 1.769 37 37 3.17 22 10 0 255.2 202 119 179 1.256
Totals 19 6 3.46 2 4 2 0 52.0 53 21 20 12 27 1.250 156 156 3.290 94 60 1425.1 1297 525 761 1.278

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