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Chicago Bears

1959 Chicago Bears Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-4
Finished 2nd in the NFL's West Division

Coach: George Halas (8-4)

1959 Chicago Bears Statistics
1959 Chicago Bears Game-by-Game Results

The Chicago Bears of the National Football League ended the 1959 season with a record of 8 wins and 4 losses, finishing second in the NFL's West Division. George Halas coached the team.

PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
John AdamsE-FBNovember 28, 193775235UCLA
Doug AtkinsDEMay 8, 193080257Tennessee
John AveniK-DEMarch 17, 193575212Indiana
Erich BarnesDBJuly 4, 193574201Purdue
Don BishopBJuly 1, 193474209Los Angeles CC
Bill BishopDT-TMay 8, 193176248North Texas
Zeke BratkowskiQBOctober 20, 193174210Georgia
Ed BrownQBOctober 26, 192874200San Francisco
Rudy BukichQBMarch 15, 193273195Iowa
J.C. CarolineDB-HBJanuary 17, 193372185Illinois
Rick CasaresFBJuly 4, 193174226Florida
John DamoreC-GOctober 20, 193372228Northwestern
Willard DewveallEApril 29, 193676224SMU
Jim DooleyB-E-FL-TEFebruary 8, 193076198Miami (FL)
Merrill DouglasFB-HBMarch 15, 193672204Utah
Joe FortunatoLBMarch 28, 193073225VMI
Willie GalimoreHBMarch 30, 193573187Florida A&M
Bill GeorgeLB-G-MG-DTOctober 27, 192974237Wake Forest
Abe GibronGSeptember 22, 192571243Valparaiso
Don HealyDT-GAugust 28, 193675259Maryland
Harlon HillE-DBMay 4, 193275199North Alabama
Chuck HowleyLBJune 28, 193675228West Virginia
Jack JohnsonDBDecember 11, 193375198Miami (FL)
Pete JohnsonDBAugust 9, 193774200VMI
Stan JonesG-DT-TNovember 24, 193173252Maryland
Dick KleinT-DTFebruary 11, 193476254Georgia
Herman LeeT-GAugust 29, 193176244Florida A&M
Earl LeggettDT-DEMarch 5, 193375265LSU
Bill McCollEApril 2, 193076230Stanford
John MellekasC-DT-TJune 14, 193375255Arizona
Johnny MorrisFL-HBSeptember 26, 193570180California-Santa Barbara
Larry MorrisLB-FB-HBDecember 10, 193374226Georgia Tech
Ed NicklaT/LB,TAugust 11, 193375240Tennessee
Richie PetitbonDBApril 18, 193875206Loyola (LA)
Bill RoehneltLBJune 4, 193673227Bradley
Larry StricklandCSeptember 3, 193176248North Texas
Charlie SumnerDBOctober 19, 193073194William & Mary
Lionel TaylorE-WR-FLAugust 15, 193574215New Mex. Highlands
Fred WilliamsDT-GFebruary 8, 192976249Arkansas
Vic ZuccoDBSeptember 4, 193572187Wayne State (MI)