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Sunday April 19,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-04-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators I5Baltimore Orioles7BoxErnie JohnsonCamilo PascualGeorge Bamberger
Washington Senators I4Baltimore Orioles2BoxRuss KemmererJack Harshman(none)
New York Yankees4Boston Red Sox5BoxLeo KielyRyne Duren(none)
Kansas City Athletics4Cleveland Indians3BoxRay HerbertHerb Score(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Cincinnati Reds12BoxBob MabeJim Owens(none)
Chicago Cubs3Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxJohnny PodresDave Hillman(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1San Francisco Giants3BoxJohnny AntonelliLarry Jackson(none)

Standings as of 1959-04-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians761.857--3919202-04-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1478364.565
224Chicago White Sox853.6251.53549-142-12-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1468957.610
446New York Yankees743.5712.04329143-31-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1477572.510
337Boston Red Sox743.5712.0373610-14-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1477176.483
5510Baltimore Orioles844.5002.53242-100-14-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1467076.479
7713Washington Senators I835.3753.53540-52-51-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1466086.411
6612Kansas City Athletics835.3753.53339-63-30-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1466383.432
8816Detroit Tigers716.1435.0353501-31-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1477572.510
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves651.833--302282-02-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1508169.540
223San Francisco Giants963.6670.5413383-03-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1457768.531
335Los Angeles Dodgers853.6251.0404001-14-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1488365.561
448Cincinnati Reds743.5711.5403460-14-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1477077.476
669Philadelphia Phillies633.5002.03234-22-31-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1486187.412
5511Chicago Cubs844.5002.0453873-31-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1467076.479
7714St. Louis Cardinals927.2224.52843-152-40-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1456976.476
8815Pittsburgh Pirates716.1434.52436-121-40-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1477770.524