Johnny Blanchard appeared in 49 Major League games during the 1959 regular season. The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games Blanchard appeared in, specifically relating to his 1959 hitting statistics. Notes: The Date / Box field has a link to the box score from the game being described. If the Date is followed by an asterisk (*), Blanchard started during that game at the first position listed in the Position(s) column. Cumulative monthly totals are provided where applicable.
"It was a team (1961 New York Yankees) that had a lot of pride and confidence. It didn't matter if we were ever behind in a ball game. The team always felt they could come back and win. We never went into a game thinking we could lose." - Johnny Blanchard in Where Are They Now? (Baseball Digest : August 1986)
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Johnny Blanchard 1959 Game by Game Batting Logs
Did you know that Johnny Blanchard appeared in 29 games at home, had 29 at-bats, drove in 3 runs, scored 1 times, had 4 hits (0 doubles / 0 triples / 1 home runs), walked 4 times (0 intentional), struck out 6 times, was hit by a pitcher 0 times, sacrificed 0 times (0 hits & 0 flies), and finished at home with a .137 batting average, .242 on base percentage and .241 slugging average?
On the road, Johnny Blanchard appeared in 20 games, had 30 at-bats, drove in 1 runs, scored 5 times, had 6 hits (1 doubles / 0 triples / 1 home runs), walked 2 times (0 intentional), struck out 6 times, was hit by a pitcher 0 times, sacrificed 0 times (0 hits & 0 flies), and finished at home with a .2 batting average, .25 on base percentage and .333 slugging average?
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