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Sunday August 9,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3Baltimore Orioles4BoxMilt PappasJim Perry(none)
Detroit Tigers7Boston Red Sox3BoxDon MossiTom BrewerPaul Foytack
Kansas City Athletics3New York Yankees4BoxRyne DurenBob Grim(none)
Kansas City Athletics2New York Yankees3BoxBobby ShantzMurry Dickson(none)
Chicago White Sox4Washington Senators I3BoxGerry StaleyDick Hyde(none)
Chicago White Sox9Washington Senators I0BoxEarly WynnTex Clevenger(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Chicago Cubs3BoxRoy FaceDon Elston(none)
Milwaukee Braves8Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxBob BuhlRoger CraigDon McMahon
Cincinnati Reds3San Francisco Giants4BoxJack SanfordDon Newcombe(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8St. Louis Cardinals3BoxGene ConleyErnie Broglio(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJim OwensMarshall BridgesTurk Farrell

Standings as of 1959-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1106743.609--4664382832-2333-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park442717.614
222Cleveland Indians1106446.5823.05324498334-2030-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium442519.568
336Baltimore Orioles1125755.50911.0409460-5127-2729-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium421725.405
447New York Yankees1105555.50012.04834533028-3127-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I442420.545
558Detroit Tigers1125458.48214.0522523-126-3229-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium422220.524
6613Kansas City Athletics1095158.46815.5480496-1622-3329-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium451530.333
7714Boston Red Sox1095059.45916.55195051422-3128-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park452520.556
8816Washington Senators I1124468.39324.0452539-8720-3424-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium421923.452
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1106347.573--5064208630-2133-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium442024.455
224Los Angeles Dodgers1116249.5591.55084773127-2535-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum452619.578
335Milwaukee Braves1035746.5532.54654164922-2734-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium532924.547
449Chicago Cubs1045054.48110.0431441-1027-2723-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field502426.480
5510Pittsburgh Pirates1115358.47710.5460509-4925-3328-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field432518.581
6611St. Louis Cardinals1145460.47411.0495552-5724-3530-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park401723.425
7712Cincinnati Reds1095158.46811.55475173021-3330-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field452322.511
8815Philadelphia Phillies1104664.41817.0428508-8021-3825-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium441826.409