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Tuesday August 4,1959This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1959-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Baltimore Orioles3BoxBilly HoeftKen McBrideHal Brown
Kansas City Athletics1Boston Red Sox4BoxTom BrewerJohn TsitourisMike Fornieles
Kansas City Athletics8Boston Red Sox6BoxMurry DicksonAl SchrollTom Sturdivant
Detroit Tigers4New York Yankees3BoxFrank LaryEli Grba(none)
Cleveland Indians8Washington Senators I2BoxJim PerryBill Fischer(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs1BoxRobin RobertsBob Anderson(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxJoe NuxhallStan Williams(none)
Milwaukee Braves6San Francisco Giants1BoxWarren SpahnMike McCormick(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7St. Louis Cardinals3BoxVern LawBob Gibson(none)

Standings as of 1959-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1046341.606--4454261928-2133-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park503119.620
222Cleveland Indians1056144.5812.55094268331-1830-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium492821.571
336Baltimore Orioles1075453.50510.5392445-5327-2727-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium472027.426
447Kansas City Athletics1035152.49511.5466462422-2729-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium511536.294
558Detroit Tigers1075255.48612.5505509-424-2929-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium472423.511
6610New York Yankees1045054.48113.04674442328-3122-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I502921.580
7714Boston Red Sox1044658.44217.0487483422-3124-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park502921.580
8816Washington Senators I1064363.40621.0434510-7620-3423-29L17T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium482028.417
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Milwaukee Braves995643.566--4533945921-2434-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium573027.526
224San Francisco Giants1055946.562--4824047830-2129-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium492425.490
335Los Angeles Dodgers1086048.5560.54914642727-2533-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum482820.583
449Chicago Cubs994851.4858.0413424-1127-2721-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field552629.473
5511Cincinnati Reds1055055.4769.05304983220-3030-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field492425.490
6612Pittsburgh Pirates1065056.4729.5433494-6122-3128-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field482820.583
7713St. Louis Cardinals1075057.46710.0473514-4124-3526-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park472126.447
8815Philadelphia Phillies1034360.41715.0400483-8318-3425-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium512130.412


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ray KattC32.087Released by Cardinals.