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Saturday June 6,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-06-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4Chicago White Sox2BoxTed WillsRay MooreMike Fornieles
New York Yankees2Cleveland Indians1BoxBob TurleyDon Ferrarese(none)
Washington Senators I1Detroit Tigers4BoxPaul FoytackTex Clevenger(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Kansas City Athletics5BoxBud DaleyHal Brown(none)
San Francisco Giants13Cincinnati Reds3BoxSam JonesBob Purkey(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Milwaukee Braves2BoxSandy KoufaxBob RushClem Labine
St. Louis Cardinals3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRobin RobertsLindy McDaniel(none)
Chicago Cubs8Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxMoe DrabowskyBennie Daniels(none)

Standings as of 1959-06-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox502822.560--223221215-712-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1046638.635
224Cleveland Indians472522.5321.52121773513-812-14L7T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1076443.598
335Baltimore Orioles512724.5291.5181218-3714-1213-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1034756.456
449Kansas City Athletics462323.5003.02192001911-1012-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1084365.398
5510Detroit Tigers492425.4903.5227255-2811-1314-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1055253.495
6611New York Yankees472324.4893.52111872417-126-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1075651.523
7713Washington Senators I512328.4515.5221231-1015-138-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1034063.388
8814Boston Red Sox472126.4475.5218223-511-1210-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1075453.505
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves503020.600--2262052112-817-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1065650.528
222San Francisco Giants512922.5691.52571966114-1015-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1035449.524
447Pittsburgh Pirates532825.5283.5231256-2513-1315-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1015051.495
336Los Angeles Dodgers532825.5283.5255260-514-1214-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1036043.583
558Chicago Cubs502624.5204.0229220916-1410-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1044856.462
6612Cincinnati Reds512427.4716.5260274-147-1517-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1035053.485
7715Philadelphia Phillies491930.38810.5207247-407-1912-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1054560.429
8816St. Louis Cardinals491930.38810.5224231-710-199-11L6T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1055253.495


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim BolgerOF27.104Traded by Indians with Cash to Phillies for Willie Jones. 
Ray CulpP17.304Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Clarence JonesOF-1B17.211Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Willie Jones3B33.294Traded by Phillies to Indians for Jim Bolger and Cash. 
Charlie O'RourkeH21.349Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals.