1959 Baltimore Colts Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-3
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division
Postseason: 1-0 Won Championship
Coach: Weeb Ewbank (9-3)
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
1959 Baltimore Colts Roster
1959 Baltimore Colts Results

The Baltimore Colts of the National Football League ended the 1959 season with a record of 9 wins and 3 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-0.

Offensively, Baltimore led the league with 374 points. At the same time, the defensive squad allowed 251 points. Johnny Unitas threw for 2,899 yards. Raymond Berry topped pass catchers, hauling in 66 balls for 959 yards. Lenny Moore was targeted regularly, too.

Alan Ameche ran for a team-leading 679 yards for the Colts.

The larcenous defense pounced on 49 turnovers, topping in the league. Milt Davis and Don Shinnick each snatched 7 opponent throws.

Weeb Ewbank coached the team. The 1959 Baltimore Colts won the Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Johnny Unitas36719352.628997.9328.7143.87192.0
Lenny Moore3266.7258.3133.300.013131.9
Ray Brown4125.0143.500.000.01441.7
L.G. Dupre100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Alan Ameche1786793.826 7
Lenny Moore924224.631 2
Mike Sommer612273.753 2
Johnny Unitas291455.021 2
Billy Pricer341283.816 0
L.G. Dupre23542.321 0
Alex Hawkins12443.711 0
Ray Brown242.00
Hal Lewis420.50
Totals43517053.953 13


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Raymond Berry6695914.555 14
Lenny Moore4784618.071 6
Jim Mutscheller4469915.940 8
Alan Ameche131299.930 1
Mike Sommer711115.956 0
Jerry Richardson78111.615 3
L.G. Dupre6477.818 1
Hal Lewis35418.025 0
Billy Pricer231.50
Dave Sherer199.00
Totals196293815.071 33


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Steve Myhra515098.017635.368
Bert Rechichar10.00


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Dave Sherer51213241.860
Ray Brown29748.555

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Johnny Sample221295.925 0
Carl Taseff151046.925 0
Don Shinnick100.00
Totals382336.125 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Johnny Sample1745726.950 0
Mike Sommer816620.825 0
Billy Pricer66611.025 0
Bert Rechichar23919.527 0
Hal Lewis23115.523 0
Alex Hawkins12121.021 0
Sherman Plunkett11212.012 0
Milt Davis100.00
Totals3879220.850 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Milt Davis711917.057 1
Don Shinnick77010.023 0
Andy Nelson6335.533 1
Ray Brown58917.844 0
Dick Szymanski5244.815 1
Bill Pellington49924.830 1
Carl Taseff26030.033 0
Gene Lipscomb14949.049 0
Marv Matuszak12323.023 0
Johnny Sample11010.010 0
Gino Marchetti111.00
Totals4057714.457 4

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Raymond Berry1400084
Steve Myhra650068
Lenny Moore2600048
Jim Mutscheller800048
Alan Ameche7100048
Jerry Richardson300018
Mike Sommer20000012
Johnny Unitas200012
Dick Szymanski10006
Andy Nelson10006
L.G. Dupre010006
Bill Pellington10006
Milt Davis010006
Carl Taseff0010006


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