1959 Boston Red Sox Roster

The 1959 Boston Red Sox team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1959 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1959 Boston Red Sox Opening Day starters list, a 1959 Boston Red Sox salary list, a 1959 Boston Red Sox uniform number breakdown and a 1959 Boston Red Sox primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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Complete Roster

6-01
210
Left
Left
1933-07-01
6-01
190
Left
Right
1935-01-10
6-01
175
Right
Right
1931-09-03
6-02
200
Right
Right
1933-09-27
6-01
180
Right
Right
1933-03-25
5-11
175
Right
Right
1929-11-11
5-11
172
Right
Right
1932-01-18
6-02
185
Left
Left
1927-07-12
6-03
205
Left
Left
1932-05-17
6-02
180
Left
Left
1929-11-30
6-01
175
Right
Right
1928-08-06
5-11
195
Right
Right
1936-08-11
6-02
210
Right
Right
1932-03-22
6-04
200
Right
Right
1931-10-16
6-07
215
Right
Right
1930-01-23
6-03
185
Right
Right
1926-09-19
6-02
200
Left
Left
1934-02-09
6-03
216
Right
Right
1934-10-02
6-00
195
Right
Right
1930-01-14
6-06
220
Right
Right
1935-04-19
6-04
215
Right
Right
1930-12-15
6-03
195
Right
Right
1928-07-07
5-10
175
Right
Right
1924-04-02
5-11
178
Right
Right
1934-05-05
5-11
180
Right
Right
1934-08-18
6-03
210
Right
Right
1928-09-28
6-00
175
Right
Both
1933-10-27
5-10
177
Right
Right
1929-07-28
6-00
175
Right
Right
1934-05-26
5-10
180
Right
Right
1930-02-28
5-11
160
Right
Left
1928-06-14
6-00
170
Right
Left
1928-01-28
6-00
186
Right
Left
1925-02-09
6-01
175
Right
Right
1927-01-08
6-00
168
Right
Left
1937-04-04
5-11
190
Right
Right
1927-03-09
6-00
180
Left
Left
1935-04-14
6-05
208
Right
Right
1935-09-18
6-03
218
Right
Right
1924-10-14
6-04
175
Right
Left
1933-01-20
6-03
205
Right
Left
1918-08-30
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The 1959 Boston Red Sox played 154 games during the regular season, won 75 games, lost 79 games, and finished in fifth position. They played their home games at Fenway Park (Park Factors: 105/105) where 984,102 fans witnessed their 1959 Red Sox finish the season with a .487 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1959 Boston Red Sox Opening Day starters list, a 1959 Boston Red Sox salary list, a 1959 Boston Red Sox uniform number breakdown and a 1959 Boston Red Sox primary starters list:

Did you know that a 1959 Boston Red Sox Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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