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Tuesday August 25,1959This 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 1959-08-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4Chicago White Sox5BoxTurk LownMike Fornieles(none)
New York Yankees3Cleveland Indians6BoxCal McLishWhitey Ford(none)
Washington Senators I3Detroit Tigers1BoxPedro RamosPaul FoytackChuck Stobbs
Baltimore Orioles5Kansas City Athletics6BoxJohn TsitourisBilly LoesTom Sturdivant
Chicago Cubs8Cincinnati Reds6BoxBill HenryBob PurkeyDon Elston
Los Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJohnny PodresRobin RobertsLarry Sherry
San Francisco Giants12Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJohnny AntonelliRon Kline(none)
Milwaukee Braves3St. Louis Cardinals1BoxDon McMahonBob Gibson(none)

Standings as of 1959-08-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1257649.608--5294933635-2639-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park291811.621
222Cleveland Indians1257451.5922.06055178837-2437-27W7T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium291514.517
337Baltimore Orioles1246163.49214.5458517-5930-3230-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium301317.433
448New York Yankees1276265.48815.05665541234-3628-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I271710.630
5510Detroit Tigers1266165.48415.5596598-226-3236-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium281513.536
6612Kansas City Athletics1245866.46817.5559578-1922-3336-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium30822.267
7713Boston Red Sox1245767.46018.55965781829-3728-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park301812.600
8816Washington Senators I1255174.40825.0507581-7427-4024-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium291217.414
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1257253.576--5874988939-2733-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium291118.379
224Milwaukee Braves1176453.5474.05354716425-3038-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium392217.564
335Los Angeles Dodgers1287058.5473.55835641935-3435-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum281810.643
446Pittsburgh Pirates1236261.5049.0525557-3226-3436-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field311615.516
559Chicago Cubs1195861.48711.0521523-230-3328-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field351619.457
6611Cincinnati Reds1266165.48411.56486093924-3537-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field281315.464
7714St. Louis Cardinals1285771.44516.5535609-7425-4132-30L7T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park261412.538
8815Philadelphia Phillies1285375.41420.5510613-10321-3831-38L6T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium261115.423


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ted Kluszewski1B34.349Traded by Pirates to White Sox for Bob Sagers and Harry Simpson. 
Hank SauerOF42.161Released by Giants. 
Harry SimpsonOF-1B33.265Traded by White Sox with Bob Sagers to Pirates for Ted Kluszewski.