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Wednesday April 15,1959This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1959-04-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3Baltimore Orioles1BoxWhitey FordJack Harshman(none)
Washington Senators I3Boston Red Sox7BoxJerry CasaleRuss Kemmerer(none)
Kansas City Athletics10Chicago White Sox8BoxBob GrimBarry LatmanTom Gorman
Detroit Tigers1Cleveland Indians2BoxCal McLishRay Narleski(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Cincinnati Reds10BoxJoe NuxhallBob FriendBob Mabe
St. Louis Cardinals0Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxDon DrysdaleLarry Jackson(none)
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants7BoxJohnny AntonelliMoe Drabowsky(none)

Standings as of 1959-04-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
221New York Yankees3301.0000.5196132-01-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1517675.503
113Cleveland Indians4401.000--198112-02-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1508565.567
334Chicago White Sox541.8000.52733-62-11-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1499059.604
447Boston Red Sox321.6671.516970-12-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1517378.483
5511Washington Senators I312.3332.51516-10-21-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1516289.411
6612Kansas City Athletics413.2503.01619-31-10-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1506585.433
7716Baltimore Orioles303.0003.5625-190-10-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1517477.490
8815Detroit Tigers505.0004.52527-20-21-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1497673.510
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves3301.000--166102-01-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1538370.542
225San Francisco Giants541.800--2616103-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1497970.530
336Cincinnati Reds431.7500.5181080-13-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1507179.473
6610Philadelphia Phillies211.5001.55500-11-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1526389.414
448Chicago Cubs422.5001.5151501-11-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1507278.480
559Los Angeles Dodgers422.5001.51315-21-11-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1528666.566
7713St. Louis Cardinals514.2003.01624-81-10-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1497079.470
8814Pittsburgh Pirates505.0004.01129-180-30-2L5T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1497871.523