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Friday May 1,1959This 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 1959-05-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox0Chicago White Sox1BoxEarly WynnTom Brewer(none)
New York Yankees2Cleveland Indians4BoxCal McLishBobby Shantz(none)
Washington Senators I4Detroit Tigers3BoxCamilo PascualJim Bunning(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Kansas City Athletics6BoxRuss MeyerErnie Johnson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Cincinnati Reds5BoxOrlando PenaDon DrysdaleHal Jeffcoat
San Francisco Giants6Milwaukee Braves4BoxSam JonesCarl WilleyStu Miller
Chicago Cubs2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJim OwensGlen Hobbie(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxVinegar Bend MizellBob FriendJim Brosnan

Standings as of 1959-05-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians15114.733--9650465-06-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1397861.561
223Chicago White Sox17116.6471.08890-26-34-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1378354.606
335Kansas City Athletics17107.5882.08993-43-37-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1375681.409
448Baltimore Orioles1798.5293.06683-175-54-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1376572.474
559Washington Senators I1899.5003.5818015-64-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1365482.397
6612New York Yankees1679.4384.57456186-61-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1387266.522
7713Boston Red Sox1468.4294.5666601-45-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1406971.493
8816Detroit Tigers16214.1259.563105-421-62-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1387464.536
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves15105.667--8264184-35-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1417665.539
224Los Angeles Dodgers18117.6110.510190115-46-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1387761.558
336San Francisco Giants17107.5881.0736497-43-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1377364.533
447Cincinnati Reds1697.5631.510792151-38-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1386573.471
5510Chicago Cubs1789.4713.07781-44-54-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1376671.482
6611Philadelphia Phillies1578.4673.06877-92-35-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1395782.410
7714Pittsburgh Pirates16610.3754.57386-134-52-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1387266.522
8815St. Louis Cardinals18513.2786.56693-274-81-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1366670.485


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Del EnnisOF33.327Traded by Reds to White Sox for Lou Skizas and Don Rudolph. 
Don RudolphP27.259Traded by White Sox with Lou Skizas to Reds for Del Ennis. 
Lou SkizasOF-3B26.333Traded by White Sox with Don Rudolph to Reds for Del Ennis.