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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.

Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College
John Adams E-FB November 28, 1937 75 235 UCLA
Doug Atkins DE May 8, 1930 80 257 Tennessee
John Aveni K-DE March 17, 1935 75 212 Indiana
Erich Barnes DB July 4, 1935 74 201 Purdue
Don Bishop B July 1, 1934 74 209 Los Angeles CC
Bill Bishop DT-T May 8, 1931 76 248 North Texas
Zeke Bratkowski QB October 20, 1931 74 210 Georgia
Ed Brown QB October 26, 1928 74 200 San Francisco
Rudy Bukich QB March 15, 1932 73 195 Iowa
J.C. Caroline DB-HB January 17, 1933 72 185 Illinois
Rick Casares FB July 4, 1931 74 226 Florida
John Damore C-G October 20, 1933 72 228 Northwestern
Willard Dewveall E April 29, 1936 76 224 SMU
Jim Dooley B-E-FL-TE February 8, 1930 76 198 Miami (FL)
Merrill Douglas FB-HB March 15, 1936 72 204 Utah
Joe Fortunato LB March 28, 1930 73 225 VMI
Willie Galimore HB March 30, 1935 73 187 Florida A&M
Bill George LB-G-MG-DT October 27, 1929 74 237 Wake Forest
Abe Gibron G September 22, 1925 71 243 Valparaiso
Don Healy DT-G August 28, 1936 75 259 Maryland
Harlon Hill E-DB May 4, 1932 75 199 North Alabama
Chuck Howley LB June 28, 1936 75 228 West Virginia
Jack Johnson DB December 11, 1933 75 198 Miami (FL)
Pete Johnson DB August 9, 1937 74 200 VMI
Stan Jones G-DT-T November 24, 1931 73 252 Maryland
Dick Klein T-DT February 11, 1934 76 254 Georgia
Herman Lee T-G August 29, 1931 76 244 Florida A&M
Earl Leggett DT-DE March 5, 1933 75 265 LSU
Bill McColl E April 2, 1930 76 230 Stanford
John Mellekas C-DT-T June 14, 1933 75 255 Arizona
Johnny Morris FL-HB September 26, 1935 70 180 California-Santa Barbara
Larry Morris LB-FB-HB December 10, 1933 74 226 Georgia Tech
Ed Nickla T/LB,T August 11, 1933 75 240 Tennessee
Richie Petitbon DB April 18, 1938 75 206 Loyola (LA)
Bill Roehnelt LB June 4, 1936 73 227 Bradley
Larry Strickland C September 3, 1931 76 248 North Texas
Charlie Sumner DB October 19, 1930 73 194 William & Mary
Lionel Taylor E-WR-FL August 15, 1935 74 215 New Mex. Highlands
Fred Williams DT-G February 8, 1929 76 249 Arkansas
Vic Zucco DB September 4, 1935 72 187 Wayne State (MI)