1959 New York Yankees Roster

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

"He (Yogi Berra) seemed to be doing everything wrong, yet everything came out right. He stopped everything behind the plate and hit everything in front of it." - Mel Ott
1959 New York Yankees


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Complete Roster

6-00
196
Right
Right
1931-10-11
6-03
196
Right
Right
1936-06-22
6-04
192
Right
Right
1932-08-04
6-02
196
Right
Right
1929-04-03
6-01
195
Right
Right
1929-02-22
5-10
181
Left
Left
1928-10-21
6-04
220
Right
Right
1930-12-07
6-02
165
Right
Both
1930-10-02
6-02
207
Right
Right
1934-08-09
6-03
184
Right
Right
1932-07-27
6-04
227
Right
Right
1929-08-07
5-10
170
Right
Right
1929-01-31
6-00
198
Right
Right
1931-07-08
5-06
142
Left
Right
1925-09-26
6-01
186
Right
Left
1930-04-28
6-03
195
Right
Right
1936-01-09
6-02
215
Right
Right
1930-09-19
5-08
194
Right
Left
1925-05-12
6-01
198
Right
Left
1933-02-26
6-00
182
Right
Right
1937-02-09
157
Right
Right
1935-03-19
6-01
195
Right
Right
1931-10-18
6-02
200
Right
Right
1929-02-23
6-03
191
Right
Left
1935-10-12
5-11
182
Right
Right
1929-07-08
6-02
185
Right
Left
1933-06-02
6-01
180
Right
Right
1928-05-19
5-09
170
Right
Right
1935-08-19
5-11
195
Right
Right
1930-12-18
6-00
197
Left
Left
1933-09-02
6-00
192
Right
Right
1922-07-31
6-01
205
Right
Right
1934-07-13
5-11
198
Right
Both
1931-10-20
5-10
169
Right
Right
1929-08-14
6-03
205
Right
Left
1933-07-26
5-09
192
Right
Left
1916-04-27
6-01
185
Right
Right
1933-12-19


The 1959 New York Yankees played 154 games during the regular season, won 79 games, lost 75 games, and finished in third position. They played their home games at Yankee Stadium (Park Factors: 97/94) where 1,552,030 fans witnessed their 1959 Yankees finish the season with a .513 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 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 1959 New York Yankees salary list, a 1959 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 1959 New York Yankees primary starters list:

1959 New York Yankees
Opening Day Starters


No Opening Day Information Available


1959 New York Yankees
Salaries

Mickey Mantle $70,000.00
Yogi Berra $57,500.00
Gil McDougald $35,000.00
Bob Turley $32,000.00
Whitey Ford $31,000.00
Elston Howard $25,000.00
Bill Skowron $22,500.00
Bobby Shantz $20,250.00
Enos Slaughter $18,000.00
Don Larsen $16,500.00
Ryne Duren $16,000.00
Norm Siebern $12,000.00

Did you know that a 1959 New York Yankees 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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