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Wednesday August 12,1959This 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 1959-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5Baltimore Orioles4BoxIke DelockHoyt Wilhelm(none)
Chicago White Sox11Detroit Tigers6BoxGerry StaleyPete BurnsideTurk Lown
Cleveland Indians9Kansas City Athletics4BoxGary BellJohnny Kucks(none)
Washington Senators I3New York Yankees2BoxTex ClevengerRyne DurenDick Hyde
Los Angeles Dodgers8Chicago Cubs11BoxBob AndersonDon DrysdaleBill Henry
Milwaukee Braves6Cincinnati Reds4BoxBob RushJim O'Toole(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Philadelphia Phillies2BoxHarvey HaddixRobin Roberts(none)

Standings as of 1959-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1126844.607--4784522633-2433-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park422616.619
222Cleveland Indians1136647.5842.55504648636-2130-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium412318.561
336Baltimore Orioles1135756.50411.5413465-5227-2729-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium411724.415
447New York Yankees1135756.50411.55004653530-3127-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I412219.537
559Detroit Tigers1145559.48214.0536535126-3230-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium402119.525
6613Kansas City Athletics1125260.46416.0495514-1922-3330-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium421428.333
7714Boston Red Sox1125161.45517.0533524923-3128-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park422418.571
8816Washington Senators I1134568.39823.5455541-8621-3424-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium411823.439
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1126547.580--5144268832-2133-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium421824.429
224Milwaukee Braves1065947.5573.04814275424-2834-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium502723.540
335Los Angeles Dodgers1136251.5493.55204932727-2735-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum432617.605
448Chicago Cubs1065254.49110.0447453-627-2725-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field482226.458
5510Pittsburgh Pirates1135459.47811.5470517-4726-3428-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field412417.585
6611St. Louis Cardinals1165462.46613.0501560-5924-3530-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park381721.447
7712Cincinnati Reds1125260.46413.05585332521-3331-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field422220.524
8815Philadelphia Phillies1124765.42018.0436518-8221-3826-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium421725.405