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Monday June 15,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-06-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers6Baltimore Orioles4BoxRay NarleskiHoyt WilhelmDave Sisler
Cleveland Indians5Boston Red Sox1BoxGary BellBill Monbouquette(none)
Kansas City Athletics5Washington Senators I8BoxJohn RomonoskyBud DaleyChuck Stobbs
Milwaukee Braves0Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDon DrysdaleBob Buhl(none)

Standings as of 1959-06-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians563224.571--2722215119-913-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium985741.582
223Chicago White Sox583325.569--261252919-913-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park966135.635
335Detroit Tigers593227.5421.5283292-918-1515-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium954451.463
449Baltimore Orioles593029.5083.5218256-3815-1215-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium954451.463
5510New York Yankees562729.4825.02512361518-139-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I985246.531
6612Kansas City Athletics542529.4636.0250245513-1512-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1004159.410
7713Boston Red Sox572532.4397.5259270-1112-1313-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park975047.515
8815Washington Senators I592534.4248.5260282-2215-1410-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium953857.400
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves583424.586--2672442314-1219-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium985246.531
224San Francisco Giants613427.5571.53112535819-1515-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium934944.527
336Pittsburgh Pirates633330.5243.5288313-2513-1320-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field914546.495
447Chicago Cubs583028.5174.0262260218-1512-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field964452.458
558Los Angeles Dodgers623230.5164.0293294-117-1715-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum945638.596
6611Cincinnati Reds602832.4677.0296308-1210-1918-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field944648.489
7714St. Louis Cardinals582533.4319.0268263511-2014-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park964650.479
8816Philadelphia Phillies582335.39711.0236286-507-1916-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium964155.427


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chuck EssegianOF27.311Traded by Cardinals with Lloyd Merritt to Dodgers for Dick Gray. 
Dick Gray3B27.340Traded by Dodgers to Cardinals for Lloyd Merritt and Chuck Essegian. 
Jack HarshmanP31.339Traded by Orioles to Red Sox for Billy Hoeft. 
Billy HoeftP27.029Traded by Red Sox to Orioles for Jack Harshman. 
Lloyd MerrittP26.068Traded by Cardinals with Chuck Essegian to Dodgers for Dick Gray.