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Thursday May 28,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-05-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics7Cleveland Indians2BoxBud DaleyMudcat Grant(none)
Baltimore Orioles5New York Yankees0BoxHoyt WilhelmRalph Terry(none)
Boston Red Sox3Washington Senators I1BoxFrank SullivanPedro Ramos(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Cincinnati Reds3BoxJim OwensJoe NuxhallRay Semproch
Chicago Cubs7Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxDave HillmanArt FowlerDon Elston
Pittsburgh Pirates3Milwaukee Braves0BoxBob FriendJoey Jay(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4San Francisco Giants5BoxStu MillerLindy McDanielMike McCormick

Standings as of 1959-05-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians392415.615--1981425613-611-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1156550.565
223Chicago White Sox402416.6000.51931831015-78-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1147044.614
335Baltimore Orioles422418.5711.5154179-2511-613-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1125062.446
4410Kansas City Athletics381820.4745.5189179108-910-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1164868.414
5511Washington Senators I432023.4656.01981871113-117-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1114368.387
7712Detroit Tigers391722.4367.0185216-319-129-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1155956.513
6613Boston Red Sox391722.4367.0184193-99-98-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1155857.504
8815New York Yankees381523.3958.5148170-2210-115-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1166452.552
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves402515.625--1941573712-812-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1166155.526
224San Francisco Giants422418.5712.02031604311-713-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1125953.527
336Chicago Cubs432221.5124.5191192-112-1110-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1115259.468
447Los Angeles Dodgers452322.5114.5219228-911-1012-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1116546.586
558Pittsburgh Pirates442222.5005.0179210-3110-1212-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1105654.509
669Cincinnati Reds422022.4766.0217219-27-1513-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1125458.482
7714St. Louis Cardinals421824.4298.020219669-139-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1125359.473
8816Philadelphia Phillies421626.38110.0183226-436-1610-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1124864.429


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Earl HershOF27.007Traded by Braves with Joe Lonnett to Tigers for Al Paschal and Charlie Lau. Earl Hersh returned to Braves. 
Earl HershOF27.007Refused to report to Tigers. 
Charlie LauC26.046Traded by Tigers with Al Paschal to Braves for Earl Hersh and Joe Lonnett. Charlie Lau returned to Tigers. 
Charlie LauC26.046Refused to report to Tigers. 
Joe LonnettC32.110Refused to report to Tigers. 
Joe LonnettC32.110Traded by Braves with Earl Hersh to Tigers for Al Paschal and Charlie Lau. Joe Lonnett returned to Braves.