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Wednesday September 9,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-09-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3Baltimore Orioles2BoxJack HarshmanMilt Pappas(none)
Cleveland Indians4Baltimore Orioles1BoxJim PerryHal Brown(none)
Detroit Tigers3Boston Red Sox1BoxJim BunningFrank Sullivan(none)
Kansas City Athletics0New York Yankees4BoxArt DitmarJohnny KucksWhitey Ford
Chicago White Sox5Washington Senators I1BoxBob ShawTex Clevenger(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Chicago Cubs2BoxBob PurkeyGlen HobbieBrooks Lawrence
Cincinnati Reds7Chicago Cubs2BoxJoe NuxhallDave Hillman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxDon DrysdaleTaylor Phillips(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Milwaukee Braves5BoxWarren SpahnErnie Broglio(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2San Francisco Giants7BoxJack SanfordHarvey HaddixStu Miller

Standings as of 1959-09-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1418853.624--6145427240-2646-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1367.462
222Cleveland Indians1388256.5944.56645798541-2541-31W6T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1679.438
336Detroit Tigers1397069.50417.06716601131-3640-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1569.400
448New York Yankees1396970.49618.06175942337-3932-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I15105.667
5510Baltimore Orioles1386771.48619.5499564-6533-3633-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1679.438
6612Boston Red Sox1386474.46422.56496391031-4233-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park16115.688
7714Kansas City Athletics1365878.42627.5595652-5722-4136-37L12T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium18810.444
8816Washington Senators I1395683.40331.0560639-7929-4527-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1578.467
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1387860.565--6345419340-3238-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium16511.313
224Milwaukee Braves1307159.5463.05965237329-3441-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium261511.577
335Los Angeles Dodgers1387563.5433.06186001835-3440-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum18135.722
447Pittsburgh Pirates1366868.5009.0575604-2927-4141-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field18108.556
559Cincinnati Reds1396871.48910.57006574327-3741-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1569.400
6611Chicago Cubs1326369.47712.0566589-2334-3729-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field221111.500
7713St. Louis Cardinals1406476.45715.0581650-6928-4536-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1477.500
8815Philadelphia Phillies1416081.42619.5560666-10624-4335-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1349.308


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Art ShamskyOF-1B17.330Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Chuck TannerOF30.067Purchased by Indians from Red Sox.