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MLB Games on Monday August 17, 1959

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Cleveland IndiansAL4Detroit TigersAL5Box | PBP94,788Briggs StadiumDay2:15Paul FoytackGary Bell---Colavito, Maxwell
San Francisco GiantsNL6Cincinnati RedsNL3Box | PBP920,807Crosley FieldNight3:10Stu MillerJim O'TooleSam Jones---
Los Angeles DodgersNL1Milwaukee BravesNL8Box | PBP90County StadiumNight2:33Bob BuhlSandy Koufax------
Los Angeles DodgersNL4Milwaukee BravesNL3Box | PBP940,265County StadiumNight2:50Johnny PodresBob Rush------
St. Louis CardinalsNL5Philadelphia PhilliesNL4Box | PBP96,178Connie Mack StadiumNight2:38Vinegar Bend MizellRay SemprochLindy McDaniel---
Chicago CubsNL6Pittsburgh PiratesNL7Box | PBP912,815Forbes FieldNight2:31Fred GreenBill Henry---Banks, Nelson
6 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Monday, August 17, 1959

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Chicago White Sox1167046.603-4954623335-2633-22382414.632
AL -223Cleveland Indians1176750.5733.55684947437-2430-26372215.595
AL -336Baltimore Orioles1165858.50012.0421480-5927-2730-32381622.421
AL -449Detroit Tigers1185860.49213.0561555626-3233-27361818.500
AL -558New York Yankees1185860.49213.05215012030-3128-29362115.583
AL -6614Boston Red Sox1165462.46616.05645432126-3228-30382117.553
AL -7713Kansas City Athletics1165462.46616.0510529-1922-3332-29381226.316
AL -8816Washington Senators I1174869.41022.5475551-7624-3524-34371522.405
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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -112San Francisco Giants1176750.573-5444657934-2433-26371621.432
NL -224Los Angeles Dodgers1196554.5463.05405202030-3035-24372314.622
NL -335Milwaukee Braves1106050.5453.55084515724-3035-21462620.565
NL -447Chicago Cubs1115556.4959.0489484527-2828-28431924.442
NL -5510Pittsburgh Pirates1155659.48710.0487531-4426-3430-25392217.564
NL -6611St. Louis Cardinals1215764.47112.0522579-5725-3532-29331419.424
NL -7712Cincinnati Reds1195663.47112.06035812224-3532-28351817.514
NL -8815Philadelphia Phillies1184969.41518.5474556-8221-3828-31361521.417
16 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season