1959 Denver Bears Roster

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 76-86
3rd in the AA's West Division
Manager: Stan Hack (76-86)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Ballpark: Mile High Stadium
Attendance: 161,127, Avg. 1,989
1959 Denver Bears Statistics

The Denver Bears of the American Association ended the 1959 season with a record of 76 wins and 86 losses, third in the league's West Division. The team scored 771 runs, while allowing 860 runs. Stan Hack served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Tony BartiromeLLMay 9, 19325'10"155Pittsburgh, PA US
Henry MitchellRRDecember 17, 19365'11"169Panama, Panama PA
Manny MontejoRROctober 16, 19355'11"150Caibarien, CU
Kenneth MoursundRR6'2"190
Bob OldisRRJanuary 5, 19286'1"185Preston, IA US
Angel OlivaRRFebruary 6, 19376'0"185San Jose de las Lajas, Mayabeque CU
Harry PerkowskiLLSeptember 6, 19226'2"196Dante, VA US
Stan PitulaRRMarch 23, 19315'10"170Hackensack, NJ US
Rance PlessRRDecember 6, 19256'0"195Greeneville, TN US
Vern RappRRMay 11, 19286'0"195St. Louis, MO US
Johnny SchaiveRRFebruary 25, 19345'8"175Springfield, IL US
Robert SedlakRR6'2"190
John StadnickiRR5'11"180
Bob ThorpeRRNovember 19, 19266'1"190Caryville, FL US
Robert WalzLRMay 24, 19316'1"190Jackson, MI US
Ed WinceniakRRApril 16, 19295'9"165Chicago, IL US
Pete MesaRRAugust 29, 19296'1"190Santa Monica, CA US
Jimmie McDanielRRDecember 14, 19326'2"181Marshall, MO US
Bill BellRROctober 24, 19336'3"200Goldsboro, NC US
Bill CausionLLJanuary 28, 19295'11"185Baltimore, MD US
Harvey CohenRRMarch 5, 19346'3"210
Bill DavidsonRRAugust 4, 19376'1"170Camden, NJ US
Ed DonnellyLLAugust 5, 19306'1"180Philadelphia, PA US
John GablerSROctober 2, 19306'2"165Kansas City, MO US
Arnie HallgrenRRApril 12, 19336'1"190Windfield, AB CA
Gene HassellLRJune 15, 19285'8"155Rivermines, MO US
Mel HeldRRApril 12, 19296'1"178Edon, OH US
John JaciukLLMay 24, 19316'3"185Wyandotte, MI US
Virgil JesterRRJuly 23, 19275'11"188Denver, CO US
Howie JudsonRRFebruary 16, 19266'1"195Hebron, IL US
Jack LamabeRROctober 3, 19366'1"198Farmingdale, NY US
Bobby MalkmusRRJuly 4, 19315'9"175Newark, NJ US
Ed MayerLLNovember 30, 19316'2"185San Francisco, CA US
Gordie WindhornRRDecember 19, 19336'1"185Watseka, IL 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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