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MLB Games on Monday August 24, 1959

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
New York YankeesAL2Chicago White SoxAL4Box | PBP921,923Comiskey ParkDay3:03Ray MooreDon LarsenTurk Lown---
Baltimore OriolesAL11Detroit TigersAL0Box | PBP92,246Briggs StadiumDay2:12Hoyt WilhelmDon MossiJack FisherTriandos (2)
Chicago CubsNL3Milwaukee BravesNL0Box | PBP927,381County StadiumNight2:34Bob AndersonLew Burdette------
Los Angeles DodgersNL8Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Box | PBP910,832Connie Mack StadiumNight2:25Sandy KoufaxEd Keegan---Hodges, Koppe, Larker
San Francisco GiantsNL0Pittsburgh PiratesNL6Box | PBP923,617Forbes FieldNight2:47Bob FriendSam Jones---Nelson (2)
5 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 24, 1959

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Chicago White Sox1247549.605-5244893535-2638-25301911.633
AL -222Cleveland Indians1247351.5892.05995148537-2436-27301614.533
AL -337Baltimore Orioles1236162.49613.5453511-5830-3130-32311318.419
AL -448New York Yankees1266264.49214.05635481534-3528-29281711.607
AL -559Detroit Tigers1256164.48814.5595595026-3236-31291514.517
AL -6613Boston Red Sox1235766.46317.55925731929-3628-30311813.581
AL -7712Kansas City Athletics1235766.46317.5553573-2022-3335-3331922.290
AL -8816Washington Senators I1245074.40325.0504580-7626-4024-34301317.433
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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113San Francisco Giants1247153.573-5754938238-2733-26301218.400
NL -224Los Angeles Dodgers1276958.5433.55785621634-3435-24291910.655
NL -335Milwaukee Braves1166353.5434.05324706224-3038-24402317.575
NL -446Pittsburgh Pirates1226260.5088.0520545-2526-3436-26321616.500
NL -5510Cincinnati Reds1256164.48810.56426014124-3537-29291316.448
NL -6611Chicago Cubs1185761.48311.0513517-429-3328-28361719.472
NL -7714St. Louis Cardinals1275770.44915.5534606-7225-4132-29271413.519
NL -8815Philadelphia Phillies1275374.41719.5508608-10021-3831-37271116.407
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