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Pittsburgh Pirates

1959 Team Roster

Pitchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Blackburn, Ron Right   Right   6'0"  160  04/23/1935
-- Daniels, Bennie Left   Right   6'1"  193  06/17/1932
-- Face, Roy Both   Right   5'8"  155  02/20/1928
-- Friend, Bob Right   Right   6'0"  190  11/24/1930
-- Giel, Paul Right   Right   5'11"  185  09/29/1932
-- Green, Fred Right   Left   6'4"  190  09/14/1933
-- Gross, Don Left   Left   5'11"  186  06/30/1931
-- Haddix, Harvey Left   Left   5'9"  170  09/18/1925
-- Hall, Dick Right   Right   6'6"  200  09/27/1930
-- Jackson, Al Left   Left   5'10"  169  12/26/1935
-- Kline, Ron Right   Right   6'3"  205  03/09/1932
-- Law, Vern Right   Right   6'2"  195  03/12/1930
-- Porterfield, Bob Right   Right   6'0"  190  08/10/1923
-- Smith, Bob Right   Left   6'1"  190  02/01/1931
-- Umbricht, Jim Right   Right   6'4"  215  09/17/1930
-- Williams, Don Right   Right   6'2"  180  09/14/1931
-- Witt, George Right   Right   6'3"  185  11/09/1933
Catchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Burgess, Smoky Left   Right   5'8"  185  02/06/1927
-- Foiles, Hank Right   Right   6'0"  195  06/10/1929
-- Kravitz, Danny Left   Right   5'11"  195  12/21/1930
-- Peterson, Hardy Right   Right   6'0"  205  10/17/1929
First Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Kluszewski, Ted Left   Left   6'2"  225  09/10/1924
-- Nelson, Rocky Left   Left   5'10"  175  11/18/1924
-- Stevens, R C Right   Left   6'5"  219  07/22/1934
-- Stuart, Dick Right   Right   6'4"  212  11/07/1932
Second Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Mazeroski, Bill Right   Right   5'11"  183  09/05/1936
-- Schofield, Dick Both   Right   5'9"  163  01/07/1935
Third Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Hoak, Don Right   Right   6'1"  170  02/05/1928
Shortstops
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Groat, Dick Right   Right   5'11"  180  11/04/1930
-- Hamlin, Ken Right   Right   5'10"  170  05/18/1935
Undesignated
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Bright, Harry Right   Right   6'0"  190  09/22/1929
-- Christopher, Joe Right   Right   5'10"  175  12/13/1935
-- Clemente, Roberto Right   Right   5'11"  175  08/18/1934
-- Mejias, Roman Right   Right   6'0"  175  08/09/1930
-- Simpson, Harry Left   Right   6'1"  180  12/03/1925
-- Skinner, Bob Left   Right   6'4"  190  10/03/1931
-- Virdon, Bill Left   Right   6'0"  175  06/09/1931
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