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Baseball on Friday, April 17, 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
Washington Senators3Baltimore Orioles4BoxMilt Pappas (1-0)Dick Hyde (0-1)NoneJim Finigan (37.2)
New York Yankees0Boston Red Sox4BoxTom Brewer (1-1)Bob Turley (1-1)NoneFrank Malzone (19.8)
Detroit Tigers5Chicago White Sox6BoxRudy Arias (1-0)Ray Narleski (0-3)CHA  N Cash (2)  DET  A Kaline (2), E Yost (2)Norm Cash (41.4)
KC1 UNBRIDGED3Cleveland Indians4BoxDick Brodowski (1-0)Bud Daley (0-1)CLE  V Power (1)  KC1  W Herzog (1), R Maris (1), H Smith (1)Hal Naragon (51.1)
Philadelphia Phillies5Cincinnati Reds1BoxRay Semproch (1-0)Brooks Lawrence (0-1)PHI  H Anderson (1), W Jones (1)Harry Anderson (14.8)
Chicago Cubs9Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxBill Henry (1-0)Clem Labine (0-1)CHN  E Banks (3), W Moryn (1), L Walls (1)Lee Walls (28.0)
St. Louis Cardinals4San Francisco Giants1BoxVinegar Bend Mizell (1-1)Mike McCormick (0-1)SFN  O Cepeda (4)  SLN  H Smith (2)Gino Cimoli (7.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians501.000--23112-03-0W5Game Log
Chicago White Sox52.7141.033442-12-2W1Game Log
New York Yankees32.6002.023172-21-0L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox32.6002.025160-13-1W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles23.4003.017320-12-2W2Game Log
Washington Senators I23.4003.025251-31-0L1Game Log
Kansas City Athletics24.3333.525232-20-2L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers06.0005.530330-31-2L5Game Log
National League
Milwaukee Braves501.000--25112-02-1L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs42.6671.535223-11-1W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds32.6002.019150-13-1L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants43.5712.030313-01-3L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies22.5002.513131-21-0W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers33.5002.524301-12-2L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals25.2864.026322-20-3W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates06.0005.513310-40-2L6Game Log

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