1959 Junior World Series

From BR Bullpen

The 1959 Junior World Series was the 43rd meeting between the champions of the American Association and International League. The Minneapolis Millers had won the American Association playoffs for the second straight year, while the Havana Sugar Kings won the International League's Governors' Cup for the first time.

The Sugar Kings would take the series in seven games, winning twice in extra innings.

Havana vs. Minneapolis
Date Away Home
September 27 Havana 5 Minneapolis 2
September 28 Havana 5 Minneapolis 6
September 30 Minneapolis 2 Havana 3
10 innings
October 1 Minneapolis 3 Havana 4
11 innings
October 2 Minneapolis 4 Havana 2
October 3 Minneapolis 5 Havana 3
October 4 Minneapolis 2 Havana 3
Havana wins series 4-3

External Links[edit]

1959 Junior World Series – Stew Thornley's Millers page


The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Lloyd Johnson and Miles Wolff, editors. Baseball America, 1993.