1959 Burlington Bees Roster

Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League (IIIL) - Class: B
Team Record: 54-72
7th in the IIIL
Manager: Ray Mueller (54-72)
Affiliation: Chicago Cubs
Location: Burlington, Iowa
Ballpark: Community Field (Stadium)
Attendance: 53,536, Avg. 850
1959 Burlington Bees Statistics

The Burlington Bees of the Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League ended the 1959 season with a record of 54 wins and 72 losses, seventh in the IIIL. The team scored 635 runs, while allowing 710 runs. Ray Mueller served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Tony BalsamoRRNovember 21, 19376'2"185Brooklyn, NY US
James HansenRR6'3"195
Chuck HerzbergerSROctober 27, 19396'0"180Streator, IL US
Ralph HoldingRROctober 30, 19366'1"195
Horace IngramLR6'1"195
Terry JonesLR5'10"185
Kenny LindleyRRJune 21, 19356'2"200Alton, IL US
Dick McKeeLRFebruary 17, 19385'11"160
William MiloneRR6'0"195
Perry NounRRFebruary 4, 19395'10"174
Jimmy PrevattRR6'1"170
Don PrinceRRApril 5, 19386'4"200Clarkton, NC US
Spencer ScottRRJune 6, 19396'1"200
Gary TomlanLL6'0"175
Ronald VingleLL6'0"200
Murray HallLL6'1"185
Robert GrahamRRMarch 5, 19386'3"205
Randal BoothRR6'3"195
Stewart BowersLLOctober 28, 19396'1"187Baltimore, MD US
Harvey BranchRLFebruary 8, 19396'0"175Memphis, TN US
Jim BrewerLLNovember 14, 19376'1"186Merced, CA US
Jack BryantLR6'0"170
Dick BurwellRRJanuary 23, 19406'1"190Alton, IL US
Donald CarlsonRRJanuary 30, 19345'10"175
Wayne ConnallyRRAugust 13, 19345'11"155
Donald DavisLLOctober 2, 19375'11"175Tulsa, OK US
Joseph DiGiacomoRL5'11"190
Sammy DrakeSROctober 7, 19345'11"175Little Rock, AR US
Pete EmbryLROctober 11, 19365'10"183Dallas, TX US
Jack EvansRR5'11"165
Kenneth FisherRRSeptember 25, 19365'11"160
David WondraLRApril 11, 19346'0"185Campbellsport, WI US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.

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