1959 MLB season (Jayverse)

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The 1959 MLB Season is the 59th Season for Major League Baseball

Rookie Draft Results

Gene Bacque (SP) - Detroit Tigers

Dean Chance (SP) - Los Angeles Angels

Dick Dietz (C) - San Francisco Seals

Al Downing (SP) - New York Yankees

Carmen Fanzone (3B) - Boston Red Sox

Bill Freehan (C) - Detroit Tigers

Adolfo Phillips (CF) - Philadelphia Phillies

Boog Powell (1B) - Baltimore Orioles

Bob Saverine (SS) - Baltimore Orioles

Bob Heffner (RP) - Boston Red Sox

Duke Sims (C) - Cleveland Buckeyes

Wilbur Wood (SP) - Chicago White Sox

Tetsuya Yoneda (RP) - St. Louis Cardinals

Gerry Arrigo (SP) - Cincinnati Reds

Final Standings

AL East: New York Yankees (100-66), Detroit Tigers (90-76), Philadelphia Athletics (89-77), Baltimore Orioles (88-78), Cleveland Buckeyes (81-85), Boston Red Sox (80-86)

AL West: San Francisco Seals (112-54), Chicago White Sox (81-85), Los Angeles Angeles Angels (78-88), Kansas City Monarchs (78-88), Seattle Rainiers (68-98), Dallas Rangerrs (61-105)

NL East: Brooklyn Dodgers (93-73), New York Giants (89-77), Pittsburgh Pirates (83-83), Philadelphia Phillies (77-89), Atlanta Braves (73-93), Washington Nationals (63-103

NL West: St. Louis Cardinals (96-70), Cincinnati Reds (92-74), Chicago Cubs (90-76), Minnesota Twins (87-79), Los Angeles Knights (81-85), Milwaukee Brewers (72-94)

ALCS: San Francisco def. NY Yankees 4-2

NLCS: St. Louis def. Brooklyn 4-2

WS: St. Louis def. San Francisco 4-3

League Leaders

Batting Average - Danny Pena (Philadelphia A's) .369

Home Runs - Frank Robinson (Cincinnati) 47

RBI - Frank Robinson (Cincinnati) 136

Stolen Bases - Milt Graff (Chicago Cubs) 22

OBP + Slugging % - Frank Robinson (Cincinnati) 1.023

ERA - Dave Cole (San Francisco) 2.10

Wins - Bill Ficher (St. Louis) 22

Strikeouts - Dave Cole (San Francisco) 321