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MLB Games on Sunday August 23, 1959

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
New York YankeesAL7Chicago White SoxAL1Box | PBP90Comiskey ParkDay2:27Art DitmarEarly Wynn---Howard
New York YankeesAL0Chicago White SoxAL5Box | PBP944,520Comiskey ParkDay2:16Bob ShawRalph Terry---Lollar
Boston Red SoxAL0Cleveland IndiansAL1Box | PBP90Cleveland Municipal StadiumDay1:57Jim PerryTom Brewer---Francona
Boston Red SoxAL2Cleveland IndiansAL6Box | PBP926,208Cleveland Municipal StadiumDay2:50Jack HarshmanAl Schroll---Francona, Minoso
Baltimore OriolesAL5Detroit TigersAL9Box | PBP924,031Briggs StadiumDay2:43Frank LaryArnie PortocarreroTom MorganNieman (2), Yost
Washington Senators IAL7Kansas City AthleticsAL3Box | PBP90Municipal StadiumDay2:49Camilo PascualBud DaleyChuck Stobbs---
Washington Senators IAL2Kansas City AthleticsAL5Box | PBP915,246Municipal StadiumDay2:02Johnny KucksHal Woodeshick---Throneberry
St. Louis CardinalsNL3Cincinnati RedsNL5Box | PBP913,985Crosley FieldDay2:44Don NewcombeErnie BroglioBrooks LawrenceLynch, Newcombe
Los Angeles DodgersNL2Pittsburgh PiratesNL9Box | PBP90Forbes FieldDay2:27Harvey HaddixDon Drysdale---Repulski
Los Angeles DodgersNL3Pittsburgh PiratesNL4Box | PBP1025,173Forbes FieldDay3:08Roy FaceDon Drysdale---Virdon
Chicago CubsNL0Milwaukee BravesNL2Box | PBP933,464County StadiumNight2:04Bob BuhlArt Ceccarelli------
11 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 Sunday, August 23, 1959

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Chicago White Sox1237449.602-5204873335-2637-25312011.645
AL -222Cleveland Indians1247351.5891.55995148537-2436-27301614.533
AL -337New York Yankees1256263.49613.05615441734-3428-29291712.586
AL -448Detroit Tigers1246163.49213.55955841126-3236-30301515.500
AL -559Baltimore Orioles1226062.49213.5442511-6929-3130-32321418.438
AL -6613Boston Red Sox1235766.46317.05925731929-3628-30311813.581
AL -7712Kansas City Athletics1235766.46317.0553573-2022-3335-3331922.290
AL -8816Washington Senators I1245074.40324.5504580-7626-4024-34301317.433
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113San Francisco Giants1237152.577-5754878838-2633-26311219.387
NL -224Milwaukee Braves1156352.5484.05324676524-3038-23412318.561
NL -335Los Angeles Dodgers1266858.5404.55705601033-3435-24302010.667
NL -446Pittsburgh Pirates1216160.5049.0514545-3126-3435-26331716.515
NL -5510Cincinnati Reds1256164.48811.06426014124-3537-29291316.448
NL -6611Chicago Cubs1175661.47912.0510517-728-3328-28371819.486
NL -7714St. Louis Cardinals1275770.44916.0534606-7225-4132-29271413.519
NL -8815Philadelphia Phillies1265373.42119.5506600-9421-3831-36281117.393
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