1959 Morristown Cubs Roster

Appalachian League (AL) - Class: D
Team Record: 41-27
Finished 1st in the AL
Manager: Red Hayworth (41-27)
Affiliation: Chicago Cubs
Location: Morristown, Tennessee
Ballpark: Sherwood Park
Attendance: 26,681, Avg. 785
1959 Morristown Cubs Statistics

The Morristown Cubs of the Appalachian League ended the 1959 season with a record of 41 wins and 27 losses, finishing first in the AL.

The Cubs led the league with 540 runs. Morristown allowed 402 runs. Bertrand Gladney accounted for 64 RBI and topped batters with significant playing time by hitting .329. Art Thompson paced the squad with 13 wins and a team-best 3.77 ERA, best among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Members of the 1959 Morristown Cubs who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Ossie Chavarria, Nelson Mathews and Ken Hubbs.

Red Hayworth served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Roy BrooksRLMarch 19, 19415'10"165
Ossie ChavarriaRRAugust 5, 19375'11"155Colon, Colon PA
Willie CoatsS5'9"170
Ralph DiLulloRR5'10"172Capragotta, IT
Pedro FernandezRRMay 4, 19416'0"178
Albert FigoneRR6'0"204
Lawrence GarrettLR6'1"175
Bertrand GladneyRR5'8"165
Allen HenryRR5'11"175
Larry Herd
Franklin HodgesRRSeptember 7, 19396'0"180
Ken HubbsRRDecember 23, 19416'2"175Riverside, CA US
Juan IglesiasRR6'1"160
Bobby IveyRR5'11"195
James KlimchockRR6'2"205
Al KozakRR6'1"185
Nelson MathewsRRJuly 21, 19416'4"195Columbia, IL US
Gary McCabeRR6'3"165
Perry NounRRFebruary 4, 19395'10"174
Harvey OxendineRRJune 10, 19396'3"190Henderson, NC US
Edmund PepperRL5'11"185
Jim PurslowLOctober 20, 19375'9"185
Jerry QuickRRJanuary 28, 19386'1"181
Franklin RainesRR6'3"190
Daniel SaporitiLRMarch 1, 19416'3"185
Don ShawRR5'11"180
Claudell TaylorR5'11"182
Bobby TeagueSR5'11"180
Art ThompsonRROctober 13, 19386'2"180
John TrinceriRR5'11"193

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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