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1959 Major League Baseball season

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1959 Major League Baseball season

This article is about the 1959 Major League Baseball season only. For information on all of baseball, see 1959 in baseball.

The 1959 Major League Baseball season.

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Harvey Kuenn DET .353 Hank Aaron MLN .355
HR Rocky Colavito CLE
Harmon Killebrew WSH
42 Eddie Mathews MLN 46
RBI Jackie Jensen BOS 112 Ernie Banks CHC 143
Wins Early Wynn CHW 22 Lew Burdette MLN
Sam Jones SFG
Warren Spahn MLN
ERA Hoyt Wilhelm BAL 2.19 Sam Jones SFG 2.83
SO Jim Bunning DET 201 Don Drysdale LAD 242
SV Turk Lown CHW 15 Lindy McDaniel STL
Don McMahon MLN
SB Luis Aparicio CHW 56 Willie Mays SFG 27

Major league baseball final standings

American League
Teams Ranked Wins Losses Win %   GB
Chicago White Sox 94 60 .610
Cleveland Indians 89 65 .578 5
New York Yankees 79 75 .513 15
Detroit Tigers 76 78 .494 18
Boston Red Sox 75 79 .487 19
Baltimore Orioles 74 80 .481 20
Kansas City Athletics 66 88 .429 28
Washington Senators 63 91 .409 31
National League
Teams Ranked Wins Losses Win %   GB
Los Angeles Dodgers 88 68 .564
Milwaukee Braves 86 70 .551 2
San Francisco Giants 83 71 .539 4
Pittsburgh Pirates 78 76 .506 9
Chicago Cubs 74 80 .481 13
Cincinnati Reds 74 80 .481 13
St. Louis Cardinals 71 83 .461 16
Philadelphia Phillies 64 90 .416 23




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