1959 Orlando Dodgers Roster

Florida State League (FSL) - Class: D
Team Record: 69-70
Finished 5th in the FSL
Manager: Martin Devlin (69-70)
Affiliation: Los Angeles Dodgers
Location: Orlando, Florida
Ballpark: Tinker Field
Attendance: 27,633, Avg. 398
1959 Orlando Dodgers Statistics

The Orlando Dodgers of the Florida State League ended the 1959 season with a record of 69 wins and 70 losses, finishing fifth in the FSL.

The Dodgers scored 632 runs and surrendered 673 runs. Al Ferrara and Choo-Choo Coleman each drove in 80 runs. Martin Devlin led all regular hitters by hitting .302. William Boehlert topped the squad with 13 wins, while Gasper Gualberti registered a 3.11 earned run average, best among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Members of the 1959 Orlando Dodgers who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Al Ferrara, Choo-Choo Coleman and Bill Kelso.

Martin Devlin served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Robert ArrighiRRMay 3, 19405'11"170
William BoehlertLLJune 21, 19406'0"190
James ChurchwellRRJune 27, 19416'2"200Macon, GA US
Choo-Choo ColemanLRAugust 25, 19355'9"165Orlando, FL US
Ronald CronanLRAugust 28, 19386'1"185
Joseph CurtinRRFebruary 4, 19406'0"170
Frank DeanLL6'0"170
Martin DevlinRRFebruary 7, 19335'8"165
Donald EllisRR5'9"183
Al FerraraRRDecember 22, 19396'1"200Brooklyn, NY US
Jean GauthierLRJuly 15, 19415'7"162
Mark GregoryRR6'0"187
Gasper GualbertiRR6'2"190
Marcel GuilbaultLRMay 8, 19415'10"185Drummondville, QC CA
Anthony HopeyLL6'1"185
William JosephRR6'2"175
William KatonaRR6'2"178
Bill KelsoRRFebruary 19, 19406'4"215Kansas City, MO US
Kenneth MakelaRRNovember 5, 19365'10"170
Denny MidgetteRRSeptember 19, 19386'2"200
Dave ParhamLDecember 9, 19396'3"205
Bob ParisiRFebruary 12, 19395'9"190
William PowersL5'11"175
Bruce ProperR5'11"180
Guillermo RiveraRL5'10"168
Gerald RossRRJune 25, 19416'1"190
James SatalichLR6'2"190
Napoleon SavinonRR5'10"150
Gary SkipworthR6'1"190
Joe UnterbergRR6'2"185
Ronald WantorekRR6'1"185
Wendell WearLLJanuary 28, 19406'3"195

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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