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MLB Games on Tuesday August 18, 1959

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Baltimore OriolesAL4Chicago White SoxAL6Box | PBP934,547Comiskey ParkNight2:59Gerry StaleyJack Fisher------
Washington Senators IAL11Cleveland IndiansAL4Box | PBP918,064Cleveland Municipal StadiumNight2:38Russ KemmererJim Perry---Baxes, Green, Sievers
New York YankeesAL5Detroit TigersAL3Box | PBP937,353Briggs StadiumNight2:29Art DitmarDon MossiWhitey FordBerberet, Berra, Lopez
Boston Red SoxAL5Kansas City AthleticsAL4Box | PBP911,240Municipal StadiumNight2:55Mike FornielesRay HerbertLeo Kiely---
San Francisco GiantsNL0Cincinnati RedsNL7Box | PBP910,558Crosley FieldDay2:31Don NewcombeEddie Fisher---Bell
Los Angeles DodgersNL7Milwaukee BravesNL6Box | PBP1330,260County StadiumNight:00Larry SherryWarren Spahn------
St. Louis CardinalsNL1Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Box | PBP98,641Connie Mack StadiumNight2:37Jim OwensBob Miller------
7 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 Tuesday, August 18, 1959

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Chicago White Sox1177146.607-5014663535-2634-22372314.622
AL -223Cleveland Indians1186751.5684.55725056737-2430-27362214.611
AL -336New York Yankees1195960.49613.05265042231-3128-29352015.571
AL -447Baltimore Orioles1175859.49613.0425486-6127-2830-32371621.432
AL -559Detroit Tigers1195861.48714.0564560426-3233-28351817.514
AL -6612Boston Red Sox1175562.47016.05695472227-3228-30372017.541
AL -7714Kansas City Athletics1175463.46217.0514534-2022-3332-30371225.324
AL -8816Washington Senators I1184969.41522.5486555-6925-3524-34361422.389
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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -112San Francisco Giants1186751.568-5444727234-2533-26361620.444
NL -224Los Angeles Dodgers1206654.5502.05475262131-3035-24362214.611
NL -335Milwaukee Braves1116051.5413.55144585624-3035-22452619.578
NL -448Chicago Cubs1115556.4958.5489484527-2828-28431924.442
NL -5510Pittsburgh Pirates1155659.4879.5487531-4426-3430-25392217.564
NL -6611Cincinnati Reds1205763.47511.06105812924-3533-28341717.500
NL -7713St. Louis Cardinals1225765.46712.0523581-5825-3632-29321418.438
NL -8815Philadelphia Phillies1195069.42017.5476557-8121-3829-31351421.400
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