1959 Chicago Cubs Roster

The 1959 Chicago Cubs 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 Chicago Cubs Opening Day starters list, a 1959 Chicago Cubs salary list, a 1959 Chicago Cubs uniform number breakdown and a 1959 Chicago Cubs primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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"He (Ernie Banks) never complained about his team's bad luck or bad talent, never stopped playing the game with joy, never stopped giving his all, never lost his proud demeanor, and never acted like anything but a winner." - Author Joe Mantegna

1959 Chicago Cubs

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Complete Roster

210
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1935-09-29
6-02
198
Right
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1936-08-17
6-00
190
Left
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1930-04-02
6-00
175
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1932-12-10
6-02
200
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1935-07-21
6-00
185
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1936-07-01
6-00
170
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1929-04-06
6-02
180
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Left
1927-10-15
5-11
168
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1927-09-14
6-02
195
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1936-04-24
6-02
190
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Right
1931-05-16
6-00
180
Left
Left
1922-09-03
6-00½
195
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Left
1934-08-15
5-11
185
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Left
1933-06-18
6-00
190
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1923-08-10
6-05
195
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1937-08-06
6-02
174
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1918-06-26
6-00
185
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Left
1927-05-13
5-10
190
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1931-09-09
6-01
192
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1929-02-18
6-02
185
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1933-02-27
5-10
170
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1921-12-14
6-01
180
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Right
1931-01-31
5-11
185
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1922-01-07
5-11
165
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1934-02-16
5-10
175
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1933-10-21
6-01½
180
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1926-02-10
6-04
210
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Left
1926-02-06
6-01
190
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Left
1931-05-25
6-04
220
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1928-06-20
5-09
179
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1935-12-19
6-04
200
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Left
1933-03-20
6-02
190
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Right
1930-11-10
6-02
205
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Left
1926-04-12
6-00
190
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Left
1924-11-29
6-02
185
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Right
1923-10-25
6-03
205
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Right
1933-01-06
6-01
175
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1938-06-15
5-10
168
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Left
1935-07-26
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The 1959 Chicago Cubs played 154 games during the regular season, won 74 games, lost 80 games, and finished in sixth position. They played their home games at Wrigley Field (Park Factors: 99/100) where 858,255 fans witnessed their 1959 Cubs finish the season with a .481 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 Chicago Cubs Opening Day starters list, a 1959 Chicago Cubs salary list, a 1959 Chicago Cubs uniform number breakdown and a 1959 Chicago Cubs primary starters list:

Did you know that a 1959 Chicago Cubs 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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