1959 Season- The Baseball Gauge @ Seamheads.com

1959 Season


1958 / 1960

Top Hitter


Ernie
Banks

Top Pitcher


Camilo
Pascual

1959 World Series








Defeated
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All-1959 Team


rWAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
Glossary

Left Field Tm
CLE
5.5
4.8
1.4
LAD
5.5
5.5
0.7
WAS
3.2
4.2
-0.3
BAL
3.1
4.2
-0.4
Center Field Tm
SFG
7.8
7.4
0.4
NYY
6.6
6.3
0.4
CIN
6.5
6.7
-0.2
DET
6.0
5.6
0.6

Right Field Tm
MIL
8.6
9.7
-0.5
CLE
5.3
4.4
1.7
BOS
4.5
4.2
0.9
DET
4.2
5.9
-1.1
Shortstop Tm
CHC
10.2
6.8
2.5
MIL
4.1
3.0
0.2
CLE
3.5
2.5
0.3
CHW
3.3
1.6
0.7
Second Base Tm
CHW
6.0
3.4
2.1
BOS
5.3
4.8
0.4
LAD
4.4
3.4
0.4
DET
3.5
2.0
1.2
Third Base Tm
MIL
8.2
8.2
-0.3
STL
7.4
6.3
0.7
DET
5.4
5.1
-0.0
WAS
4.2
5.0
-1.0
First Base Tm
CIN
5.8
6.7
0.0
MIL
3.9
3.7
0.8
SFG
3.8
5.4
-0.7
SFG
3.1
3.2
0.1
 
Catcher Tm
MIL
4.3
2.2
1.3
NYY
3.9
3.2
0.1
CIN
3.8
1.9
1.3
CHW
3.4
2.2
0.6
Starting Pitcher Tm
WAS
238.2
8.6
7.8
0.8
BAL
226.0
6.8
7.6
-0.8
STL
256.0
6.8
7.2
-0.4
PIT
266.0
6.7
6.6
0.1
CIN
222.0
6.7
4.8
1.8
MIL
292.0
6.3
5.6
0.8
LAD
270.2
6.2
5.8
0.5
PHI
180.0
5.1
4.9
0.3
SFG
270.2
5.1
5.7
-0.6
KCA
216.1
5.0
4.3
0.7
Relief Pitcher Tm
CHC
134.1
4.4
4.4
-0.1
NYY
76.2
3.7
3.8
-0.1
PIT
93.1
3.2
3.2
-0.1
CHW
116.1
2.6
2.5
0.1
STL
132.0
2.4
2.8
-0.4
MIL
80.2
2.3
2.1
0.1
WAS
117.1
2.2
2.0
0.3
SFG
167.2
2.2
2.6
-0.5
BOS
82.0
2.1
2.3
-0.1
NYY
94.2
2.1
1.9
0.2

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The statistics used were obtained free of charge from The Baseball Databank

Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.
Interested parties may contact Retrosheet at "www.retrosheet.org".

Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James