1959 Lancaster Red Roses Roster

Eastern League (EL) - Class: A
Team Record: 57-83
Finished 7th in the EL
Manager: Nick Cullop (57-83)
Affiliation: Chicago Cubs
Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Stumpf Field
Attendance: 49,073, Avg. 701
1959 Lancaster Red Roses Statistics

The Lancaster Red Roses of the Eastern League ended the 1959 season with a record of 57 wins and 83 losses, finishing seventh in the EL.

The Red Roses scored 703 runs and allowed 792 runs, most in the circuit. Dennis Loudenback led Lancaster with 21 home runs, while Jim Woods and Jesse Rogers walloped 20 or more also. Jim Woods recorded 89 runs batted in. Lou Jackson paced hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .339 clip. John Jancse topped the squad with 10 wins and a team-best 4.02 ERA, best among qualifying pitchers.

Don Eaddy, Lou Johnson, Freddie Burdette, Jim Woods, Dick Bertell, Lou Jackson, Moe Morhardt and Jim Dunn were all players from the 1959 Lancaster Red Roses who played in the Majors during their careers.

Nick Cullop served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Andy AndersonRLFebruary 6, 19346'0"180Ong, NE US
Dick BaysLLJanuary 19, 19366'1"175
Dick BertellRRNovember 21, 19356'0"200Oak Park, IL US
Donald BridgesRRApril 6, 19386'2"195
Freddie BurdetteRRSeptember 15, 19366'1"170Moultrie, GA US
Harold ByfussRROctober 12, 19336'4"185
Richard CzekajRAugust 30, 19355'8"180Philadelphia, PA US
Alfred DiezRRMarch 22, 19346'3"185, MX
Jim DunnRRFebruary 25, 19316'0"185Valdosta, GA US
Don EaddyRRFebruary 16, 19345'11"165Grand Rapids, MI US
Albert FigoneRR6'0"204
Martin GarberLLDecember 29, 19356'3"198Baltimore, MD US
Murray GuttmanRR6'3"194
Dizzy HigginbottomLLOctober 19, 19356'4"180
Lou JacksonLRJuly 26, 19355'10"168Riverton, LA US
John JancseRRAugust 15, 19306'0"185Forest Hills, PA US
Lou JohnsonRRSeptember 22, 19345'11"170Lexington, KY US
Edward KambourRL6'0"180
John KreuterLLJune 4, 19346'0"190Metropolis, IL US
Kenny LindleyRRJune 21, 19356'2"200Alton, IL US
Dennis LoudenbackRRJuly 10, 19366'0"170
Benny MalcolmRRJanuary 23, 19346'2"200
Jim MillerLLSeptember 21, 19286'1"160Doylestown, PA US
Robert MooreRR6'2"195
Moe MorhardtLLJanuary 16, 19376'1"185Manchester, CT US
Jerry PalmaRR5'11"160
Frederick RickRROctober 25, 19385'10"170
Bob RikardRRJanuary 24, 19336'1"195
Inocencio RodriguezLL6'0"165
Jesse RogersRRFebruary 16, 19346'3"200Kansas City, MO US
Howard RouseR6'2"200
James SchandevelRRMarch 15, 19376'1"175
Jack SchomerRRJanuary 9, 19386'4"200
Gerald SheehanRMarch 15, 19326'4"185
Craig SorensenRRJuly 31, 19355'11"185Salt Lake City, UT US
Jim SpeerRRDecember 29, 19336'3"180Sandusky, OH US
Dick WalterRRJune 13, 19376'0"190Sommerville, MA US
Deward WilliamsRRSeptember 14, 19316'2"185
Leonard WilliamsRRMarch 27, 19285'11"195Valdosta, GA US
Jim WoodsRRSeptember 17, 19396'0"175Chicago, IL US
Joe ZahnRRJuly 6, 19355'11"170

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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