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Friday April 17,1959This 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 1959-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators I3Baltimore Orioles4BoxMilt PappasDick Hyde(none)
New York Yankees0Boston Red Sox4BoxTom BrewerBob Turley(none)
Detroit Tigers5Chicago White Sox6BoxRudy AriasRay NarleskiTurk Lown
Kansas City Athletics3Cleveland Indians4BoxDick BrodowskiBud Daley(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Cincinnati Reds1BoxRay SemprochBrooks Lawrence(none)
Chicago Cubs9Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxBill HenryClem Labine(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Milwaukee Braves2Box(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4San Francisco Giants1BoxVinegar Bend MizellMike McCormick(none)

Standings as of 1959-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians5501.000--2311122-03-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1498465.564
223Chicago White Sox752.7141.03344-112-12-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1478958.605
445New York Yankees532.6002.0231762-21-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1497673.510
337Boston Red Sox532.6002.0251690-13-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1497277.483
5511Baltimore Orioles523.4003.01732-150-12-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1497277.483
6612Washington Senators I523.4003.0252501-31-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1496188.409
7713Kansas City Athletics624.3333.5252322-20-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1486484.432
8816Detroit Tigers606.0005.53033-30-31-2L5T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1487672.514
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves5501.000--2511142-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1518170.536
224Chicago Cubs642.6671.53522133-11-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1487078.473
336Cincinnati Reds532.6002.0191540-13-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1497178.477
448San Francisco Giants743.5712.03031-13-01-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1477968.537
6610Philadelphia Phillies422.5002.5131301-21-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1506288.413
559Los Angeles Dodgers633.5002.52430-61-12-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1508565.567
7714St. Louis Cardinals725.2864.02632-62-20-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1476978.469
8815Pittsburgh Pirates606.0005.51331-180-40-2L6T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1487870.527