1959 Washington Senators Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 63-91
Finished 8th in the AL
Attendance: 615,890, Avg. 9,057
Ballpark: Griffith Stadium II
Manager: Cookie Lavagetto (63-91)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1959 Washington Senators Statistics
1959 Washington Senators Results

The Washington Senators of the American League ended the 1959 season with a record of 63 wins and 91 losses, finishing eighth in the AL.

The Senators tallied 619 runs and allowed 701 runs. Harmon Killebrew walloped 42 home runs for Washington, while Roy Sievers, Bob Allison and Jim Lemon each swatted 20 or more as well. Harmon Killebrew accounted for 105 RBI. Jim Lemon topped hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .279 clip. Camilo Pascual led the team with 17 wins and a team-best 2.64 earned run average, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Cookie Lavagetto coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bob AllisonCFRRJuly 11, 19346'3"205Raytown, MO USA
Ken Aspromonte2BRRSeptember 22, 19316'0"180Brooklyn, NY USA
Julio Becquer1BLLDecember 20, 19315'11"178La Habana, La Cuba
Reno Bertoia2BRRJanuary 8, 19355'11"185San Vito al Tagliamento, Fr Italy
Tex ClevengerPRRJuly 9, 19326'1"180Visalia, CA USA
Billy ConsoloSSRRAugust 18, 19345'11"180Cleveland, OH USA
Clint CourtneyCLRMarch 16, 19275'8"180Hall Summit, LA USA
Dan DobbekRFLRDecember 6, 19346'0"195Ontonagon, MI USA
Bill FischerPRROctober 11, 19306'0"190Wausau, WI USA
Ed FitzGeraldCRRMay 21, 19246'0"170Santa Ynez, CA USA
Lenny GreenOFLLJanuary 6, 19335'11"170Detroit, MI USA
Hal GriggsPRRAugust 24, 19286'0"170Shannon, GA USA
Dick HydePRRAugust 3, 19285'11"170Hindsboro, IL USA
Jim KaatPLLNovember 7, 19386'4"205Zeeland, MI USA
Russ KemmererPRRNovember 1, 19306'2"198Pittsburgh, PA USA
Harmon Killebrew3BRRJune 29, 19366'0"195Payette, ID USA
Steve KorcheckCRRAugust 11, 19326'1"205McClellandtown, PA USA
Jack KralickPLLJune 1, 19356'2"180Youngstown, OH USA
Jim LemonLFRRMarch 23, 19286'4"200Covington, VA USA
Ralph LumentiPLLDecember 21, 19366'3"185Milford, MA USA
Bobby MalkmusPRRJuly 4, 19315'9"175Newark, NJ USA
Tom McAvoyPLLAugust 12, 19366'3"200Brooklyn, NY USA
Hal NaragonCLROctober 1, 19286'0"160Zanesville, OH USA
Camilo PascualPRRJanuary 20, 19345'11"170La Habana, La Cuba
Albie PearsonCFLLSeptember 12, 19345'5"140Alhambra, CA USA
Herb Plews2BLRJune 14, 19285'11"160Helena, MT USA
Jay PorterCRRJanuary 17, 19336'2"180Shawnee, OK USA
Pedro RamosPBRApril 28, 19356'0"175Pinar del Rio, Pi Cuba
John RomonoskyPRRJuly 7, 19296'2"195Harrisburg, IL USA
Ron SamfordSSRRFebruary 28, 19305'11"156Dallas, TX USA
Johnny Schaive2BRRFebruary 25, 19345'8"175Springfield, IL USA
Roy Sievers1BRRNovember 18, 19266'1"195St. Louis, MO USA
Chuck StobbsPLLJuly 2, 19296'1"185Wheeling, WV USA
Faye ThroneberryRFLRJune 22, 19315'11"185Fisherville, TN USA
Jose ValdivielsoSSRRMay 22, 19346'1"175Matanzas, Ma Cuba
Vito ValentinettiPRRSeptember 16, 19286'0"195West New York, NJ USA
Zoilo VersallesSSRRDecember 18, 19395'10"146La Habana, La Cuba
Murray WallPRRSeptember 19, 19266'3"185Dallas, TX USA
Hal WoodeshickPRLAugust 24, 19326'3"200Wilkes-Barre, PA USA
Norm Zauchin1BRRNovember 17, 19296'4"220Royal Oak, MI USA