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Tuesday May 12,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-05-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox4Boston Red Sox3BoxRudy AriasMurray Wall(none)
Cleveland Indians7New York Yankees6BoxCal McLishArt DitmarJim Perry
Detroit Tigers4Washington Senators I7BoxBill FischerDave SislerTex Clevenger
Milwaukee Braves3Chicago Cubs7BoxDon ElstonLew Burdette(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDanny McDevittGene Conley(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6San Francisco Giants5BoxBennie DanielsGordon Jones(none)
Cincinnati Reds4St. Louis Cardinals7BoxGary BlaylockBrooks LawrenceBill Smith

Standings as of 1959-05-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians25169.640--14088527-39-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1297356.566
224Chicago White Sox261511.5771.5125128-37-37-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1287949.617
335Baltimore Orioles271512.5562.0104120-1610-65-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1275968.465
448Washington Senators I291514.5173.01361261010-95-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1254877.384
5510Boston Red Sox251213.4804.0122109137-85-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1296366.488
6613New York Yankees251114.4405.01059878-93-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1296861.527
7712Kansas City Athletics251114.4405.0121136-153-68-8L6T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1295574.426
8816Detroit Tigers26917.3467.5118166-481-79-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1286761.523
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
222Milwaukee Braves251510.6000.5126105214-410-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1317160.542
113Los Angeles Dodgers301812.600--154152210-98-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1267056.556
336Cincinnati Reds261412.5382.0155137183-611-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1286068.469
447San Francisco Giants271413.5192.5129112179-65-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1276958.543
559Chicago Cubs291514.5172.5130134-410-105-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1255966.472
6611Pittsburgh Pirates291316.4484.5120147-275-68-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1256560.520
7714Philadelphia Phillies271116.4075.5130143-134-87-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1275374.417
8815St. Louis Cardinals291118.3796.5129143-146-115-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1256065.480


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bobby Adams3B-2B37.149Released by Cubs. 
Seth MoreheadP24.270Traded by Phillies to Cubs for Taylor Phillips. 
Taylor PhillipsP25.328Traded by Cubs to Phillies for Seth Morehead. 
Bob PorterfieldP35.276Released by Pirates. 
Jack UrbanP30.158Purchased by Cardinals from Yankees. 
Herm WehmeierP32.083Released by Tigers.