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Wednesday July 29,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-07-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Chicago White Sox4Box(none)
Boston Red Sox4Cleveland Indians1BoxAl SchrollCal McLish(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Detroit Tigers1BoxJerry WalkerPaul FoytackMilt Pappas
Washington Senators I4Kansas City Athletics5BoxJohn TsitourisBill FischerBob Grim
St. Louis Cardinals2Cincinnati Reds9BoxJoe NuxhallLarry Jackson(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxRoger CraigVern Law(none)
Chicago Cubs5Milwaukee Braves8BoxLew BurdetteDave HillmanDon McMahon
Philadelphia Phillies3San Francisco Giants1BoxDon CardwellJohnny Antonelli(none)

Standings as of 1959-07-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox985840.592--419415428-2028-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park563620.643
222Cleveland Indians995742.5761.54804047630-1827-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium553223.582
337Baltimore Orioles1015150.5058.5370415-4525-2426-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium532330.434
448Kansas City Athletics974849.4959.54444321221-2627-23W10T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium571839.316
559New York Yankees994851.48510.54444281626-2922-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I553124.564
6610Detroit Tigers1024953.48011.0475491-1623-2927-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium522725.519
7714Boston Red Sox984355.43915.0461455620-2923-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park563224.571
8815Washington Senators I1004357.43016.0424477-5320-2923-28L11T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium542034.370
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1035746.553--4724452727-2530-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum533122.585
224San Francisco Giants1005545.5500.54563857130-2125-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium542826.519
335Milwaukee Braves935142.5481.04133813220-2430-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium633528.556
446Chicago Cubs944846.5114.5403397627-2321-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field602634.433
6612St. Louis Cardinals1014853.4758.0459479-2022-3226-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park532330.434
5511Pittsburgh Pirates1014853.4758.0410469-5920-2828-25L8T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field533023.566
7713Cincinnati Reds1004654.4609.55074891819-3027-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field542826.519
8816Philadelphia Phillies984256.42912.5386461-7517-3025-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium562234.393