Don Zimmer appeared in 97 Major League games during the 1959 regular season. The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games Zimmer 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 (*), Zimmer started during that game at the first position listed in the Position(s) column. Cumulative monthly totals are provided where applicable.
"What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle and giving a hundred ten percent all the time." - Don Zimmer (Don Zimmer, Letter to Baseball Almanac, 03/01/1992, MS)
In Chronological Order / Don Zimmer Stats
Did you know that Don Zimmer appeared in 50 games at home, had 108 at-bats, drove in 14 runs, scored 12 times, had 20 hits (3 doubles / 1 triples / 1 home runs), walked 20 times (4 intentional), struck out 26 times, was hit by a pitcher 0 times, sacrificed 2 times (1 hits & 1 flies), and finished at home with a .185 batting average, .310 on base percentage and .259 slugging average?
On the road, Don Zimmer appeared in 48 games, had 142 at-bats, drove in 14 runs, scored 9 times, had 21 hits (4 doubles / 0 triples / 3 home runs), walked 17 times (3 intentional), struck out 30 times, was hit by a pitcher 1 times, sacrificed 3 times (3 hits & 0 flies), and finished at home with a .147 batting average, .243 on base percentage and .239 slugging average?
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