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Monday, August 24,1959

Monday, August 24,1959

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1959 reg season Aug 24,1959 New York Yankees  2  Chicago White Sox  4  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Ray Moore Don Larsen Turk Lown 21,923 3:03
1959 reg season Aug 24,1959 Baltimore Orioles  11  Detroit Tigers  0  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Hoyt Wilhelm Don Mossi Jack Fisher 2,246 2:12
1959 reg season Aug 24,1959 Chicago Cubs  3  Milwaukee Braves  0  box | pbp County Stadium Bob Anderson Lew Burdette -- 27,381 2:34
1959 reg season Aug 24,1959 Los Angeles Dodgers  8  Philadelphia Phillies  2  box | pbp Shibe Park Sandy Koufax Ed Keegan -- 10,832 2:25
1959 reg season Aug 24,1959 San Francisco Giants  0  Pittsburgh Pirates  6  box | pbp Forbes Field Bob Friend Sam Jones -- 23,617 2:47
5 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1959 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 124 75 49 .605 0.0 524 489 35 W2 35-26 38-25 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 124 73 51 .589 2.0 599 514 85 W6 37-24 36-27 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 123 61 62 .496 13.5 453 511 -58 W1 30-31 30-32 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 126 62 64 .492 14.0 563 548 15 L2 34-35 28-29 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 125 61 64 .488 14.5 595 595 0 L1 26-32 36-31 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 123 57 66 .463 17.5 592 573 19 L2 29-36 28-30 6 6 13 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 123 57 66 .463 17.5 553 573 -20 W1 22-33 35-33 7 7 12 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 124 50 74 .403 25.0 504 580 -76 L1 26-40 24-34 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 124 71 53 .573 0.0 575 493 82 L1 38-27 33-26 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 127 69 58 .543 3.5 578 562 16 W1 34-34 35-24 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 116 63 53 .543 4.0 532 470 62 L1 24-30 38-24 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 122 62 60 .508 8.0 520 545 -25 W4 26-34 36-26 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 125 61 64 .488 10.5 642 601 41 W3 24-35 37-29 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 118 57 61 .483 11.0 513 517 -4 W1 29-33 28-28 6 6 11 -- dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 127 57 70 .449 15.5 534 606 -72 L6 25-41 32-29 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 127 53 74 .417 19.5 508 608 -100 L5 21-38 31-37 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)