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1959
Final Record 106-48 (Eastern Division Champions)

1st Round Selection Eddie Fisher
Peoria's 1959 AARBL First Round Entry Draft Selection Eddie Fisher

1959 Draft Selections
#
Player
Pos.
MLB Team
1
Eddie Fisher
P
San Francisco Giants
2
Traded to Kansas City
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3
Harry Chiti
C
Kansas City Athletics
4
Don Ferrarese
P
Cleveland Indians
5
Traded Des Moines
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6
Hobie Landrith
C
San Francisco Giants
7
Ted Lepcio
INF
Detroit Tigers
8
Harry Bright
INF
Pittsburgh Pirates
9
Ron Blackburn
P
Pittsburgh Pirates
10
Chuck Essegian
OF
Los Angeles Dodgers
11
Carl Furillo
OF
Los Angeles Dodgers

Transactions
11/28/04:
Peoria Chiefs release Lou Berberet, Sal Maglie, Willard Nixon, Lou Sleater, Bob Smith, and Gene Stephens.  Announce the retirement of Frank Ernaga, George Kell, Hardy Peterson, and Jim Pyburn.
02/20/05:
Peoria Chiefs trade third round pick in 1960 entry draft and fifth round pick in 1959 entry draft to Des Moines Dusters for outfielder Wes Covington.
06/12/05:
Traded number 2 pick in 1961 rookie draft to Bayside Brewers for OF/1B Joe Cunningham.  Released pitcher Ron Blackburn.
Roster

Pitchers
No.
Name
No.
Name
28
Aguirre, Hank
49
Fisher, Eddie
36
Blackburn, Ron
42
Haddix, Harvey
22
Conley, Gene
39
Jackson, Larry
10
Daley, Bud
32
Law, Vern
62
Duren, Ryne
45
Meyer, Jack
26
Face, Roy
27
Monbouquette, Bill
34
Ferrarese, Don

Catchers
No.
Name
No.
Name
8
Battey, Earl*
55
Landrith, Hobie
88
Chiti, Harry
58
Pignatano, Joe

Infielders
No.
Name
No.
Name
2
Avila, Bobby
14
Hodges, Gil
7
Bright, Harry
18
Kluszewski, Ted
15
Cunningham, Joe
16
Koppe, Joe
19
Dark, Alvin
21
Lepcio, Ted
44
Gentile, Jim*
5
Taylor, Tony
12
Hoak, Don

Outfielders
No.
Name
No.
Name
1
Ashburn, Richie
4
Maxwell, Charlie
29
Essegian, Chuck
24
Mays, Willie
6
Furillo, Carl
9
Minoso, Minnie
23
Lemon, Jim
25
Siebern, Norm
*Indicates Player Ineligible This Season