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Baseball on Wednesday, April 15, 1959

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
New York Yankees3Baltimore Orioles1BoxWhitey Ford (1-0)Jack Harshman (0-2)NoneBobby Richardson (51.0)
Washington Senators3Boston Red Sox7BoxJerry Casale (1-0)Russ Kemmerer (0-1)BOS  J Casale (1)Gary Geiger (22.6)
KC1 UNBRIDGED10Chicago White Sox8BoxBob Grim (1-1)Barry Latman (0-1)KC1  B Grim (1), K Hadley (1)Whitey Herzog (13.0)
Detroit Tigers1Cleveland Indians2BoxCal McLish (1-0)Ray Narleski (0-2)CLE  W Held (3)Al Kaline (20.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Cincinnati Reds10BoxJoe Nuxhall (1-0)Bob Friend (0-2)CIN  E Bailey (2), J Lynch (1), V Pinson (2)  PIT  D Hoak (1)Don Hoak (50.8)
St. Louis Cardinals0Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxDon Drysdale (1-1)Larry Jackson (0-1)LAN  J Baxes (1), D Demeter (2)Don Zimmer (17.6)
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants7BoxJohnny Antonelli (2-0)Moe Drabowsky (0-1)SFN  F Alou (3), O Cepeda 2 (2)Orlando Cepeda (39.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees301.000--1962-01-0W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians401.0000.51982-02-0W4Game Log
Chicago White Sox41.8001.027332-11-1L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox21.6671.01690-12-0W2Game Log
Washington Senators I12.3332.015160-21-0L2Game Log
Kansas City Athletics13.2502.516191-10-2W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles03.0003.06250-10-2L3Game Log
Detroit Tigers05.0004.025270-21-2L4Game Log
National League
Milwaukee Braves301.000--1662-01-0W3Game Log
San Francisco Giants41.8001.026163-01-1W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds31.7500.518100-13-0W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies11.5001.5550-11-0L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs22.5001.515151-11-1L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers22.5001.513151-11-1W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals14.2003.016241-10-3L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates05.0004.011290-30-2L5Game Log

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