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1959 Montreal Royals Roster

International League (IL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 72-82
Finished 6th in the IL
Manager: Clay Bryant (72-82)
Affiliation: Los Angeles Dodgers
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ballpark: Delorimier Stadium
Attendance: 136,340, Avg. 1,771
1959 Montreal Royals Statistics

The Montreal Royals of the International League ended the 1959 season with a record of 72 wins and 82 losses, finishing sixth in the IL.

The Royals scored 670 runs and allowed 670 runs. Bob Lennon led Montreal with 28 home runs, while Clyde Parris and Sandy Amoros walloped 20 or more as well. Clyde Parris drove in 90 runs. Sandy Amoros paced all regular batters by hitting .301. Tom Lasorda and Bill Harris topped the squad with 12 wins each, and Rene Valdes recorded a 3.64 ERA, best among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Players from the 1959 Montreal Royals who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included Jackie Collum, Mike Goliat, Bill Harris, Tim Harkness, Johnny Gray, Tom Lasorda, Paul LaPalme, Bob Lennon, Ed Rakow, Curt Roberts, Freddy Rodriguez, Clyde Parris, Rene Valdes, Roberto Vargas, Bob Wilson, Dick Teed, Ralph Mauriello, Jim McManus, Bob Miller, Ron Negray, Sandy Amoros, Babe Birrer, Bob Aspromonte and Mike Brumley.

Clay Bryant served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Sandy AmorosLLJanuary 30, 19305'7"170La Habana, La Habana CU
Bob AspromonteRRJune 19, 19386'2"170Brooklyn, NY US
Hoyt BenedictRRJuly 12, 19295'11"170
Babe BirrerRRJuly 4, 19296'0"195Buffalo, NY US
Mike BrumleyLRJuly 10, 19385'10"195Granite, OK US
Jackie CollumLLJune 21, 19275'7"160Victor, IA US
Donald DomenichelliRRMarch 2, 19355'9"165San Francisco, CA US
Bill GeorgeLLAugust 12, 19276'0"180Summit, NJ US
Mike GoliatRRNovember 5, 19216'0"180Yatesboro, PA US
Johnny GrayRRDecember 11, 19266'4"226West Palm Beach, FL US
Tim HarknessLLDecember 23, 19376'2"182Lachine, QC CA
Bill HarrisLRDecember 3, 19305'8"187Duguayville, NB CA
Thomas HumberRRJuly 22, 19315'8"172
Jim KorandaRRJune 3, 19346'3"205Chicago, IL US
Paul LaPalmeLLDecember 14, 19235'10"175Springfield, MA US
Tom LasordaLLSeptember 22, 19275'10"175Norristown, PA US
Bob LennonLLSeptember 15, 19286'0"200Brooklyn, NY US
Ralph MaurielloRRAugust 25, 19346'3"195Brooklyn, NY US
Jim McManusLLJuly 20, 19366'4"215Brookline, MA US
Bob MillerRRJune 16, 19266'3"190Detroit, MI US
Mike NapoliRRMarch 6, 19325'9"175
Ron NegrayRRFebruary 26, 19306'1"185Akron, OH US
Bill OnuskaRRJanuary 15, 19345'10"195Trumbull, CT US
Clyde ParrisRRSeptember 11, 19225'8"170Panama, Panama PA
Ed RakowSRMay 30, 19355'11"178Pittsburgh, PA US
Curt RobertsRRAugust 16, 19295'8"165Pineland, TX US
Freddy RodriguezRRApril 29, 19246'0"180La Habana, La Habana CU
Harry SchwegmanLRAugust 7, 19275'10"180Oxford, OH US
Angel ScullRROctober 2, 19285'8"165Central Mercedes, CU
Martin StabinerLL6'0"180
Dick TeedSRMarch 8, 19265'11"180Springfield, MA US
Rene ValdesRRJune 2, 19296'3"175Guanabacoa, La Habana CU
Roberto VargasLLMay 29, 19295'11"170Santurce, PR
Gene WallaceLRMay 9, 19336'1"160
Don WilliamsRRApril 20, 19365'8"170Mobile, AL US
Bob WilsonRRFebruary 22, 19255'11"197Dallas, TX US
Luis ZayasRRAugust 25, 19375'8"160La Habana, La Habana CU

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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