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Friday September 18,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-09-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers0Chicago White Sox1BoxBob ShawJim Bunning(none)
Cleveland Indians11Kansas City Athletics2BoxJim PerryBud Daley(none)
Boston Red Sox6New York Yankees4BoxFrank BaumannDuke MaasMike Fornieles
Baltimore Orioles3Washington Senators I5BoxBill FischerJerry Walker(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Chicago Cubs5BoxDave HillmanBob Bowman(none)

Standings as of 1959-09-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1509258.613--6345716343-3147-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park422.500
222Cleveland Indians1478562.5785.57016099244-3141-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium743.571
337New York Yankees1487474.50017.06566223437-3937-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I651.833
448Detroit Tigers1477275.49018.5686690-433-4240-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium743.571
559Baltimore Orioles1487276.48619.0531597-6633-3738-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium624.333
6612Boston Red Sox1467076.47920.06896682132-4238-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park853.625
7714Kansas City Athletics1456283.42827.5632703-7126-4536-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium945.444
8815Washington Senators I1476285.42228.5593662-6929-4533-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium716.143
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1468264.562--67456610840-3242-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium817.125
224Milwaukee Braves1387662.5512.06385578131-3644-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium18108.556
335Los Angeles Dodgers1468066.5482.06526292335-3445-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1082.800
446Pittsburgh Pirates1437271.5038.5600625-2531-4441-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1165.545
5510Cincinnati Reds1487276.48611.07417053631-4241-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field624.333
6611Chicago Cubs1416873.48211.5603623-2034-3734-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1367.462
7713St. Louis Cardinals1466680.45216.0598682-8429-4837-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park853.625
8816Philadelphia Phillies1486286.41921.0575694-11926-4835-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium624.333