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Baseball on Thursday, April 23, 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
Baltimore Orioles8Boston Red Sox7BoxErnie Johnson (2-0)Leo Kiely (1-1)BAL  W Tasby (2)Willie Tasby (55.9)
Cleveland Indians10Detroit Tigers4BoxDick Brodowski (2-0)Ray Narleski (0-4)CLE  B Martin (2)Jim Perry (21.3)
New York Yankees2Washington Senators3BoxRuss Kemmerer (2-1)Bob Turley (1-2)NYA  M Mantle (2)Herb Plews (31.1)
St. Louis Cardinals1Chicago Cubs6BoxMoe Drabowsky (1-1)Lindy McDaniel (1-2)CHN  D Long (2), W Moryn (2)  SLN  B White (1)Walt Moryn (21.7)
MLN UNBRIDGED3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRay Semproch (2-0)Juan Pizarro (0-1)MLN  H Aaron (2), E Mathews (4)  PHI  B Bowman (1), G Freese (2), G Hamner (1)Gene Freese (49.5)
Cincinnati Reds5Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxBrooks Lawrence (1-1)Red Witt (0-2)NoneFrank Thomas (25.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians91.900--73255-04-1W3Game Log
New York Yankees64.6003.057365-41-0L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox64.6003.058633-22-3W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles65.5453.549592-24-3W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox55.5004.054530-15-4L1Game Log
Kansas City Athletics46.4005.047623-31-3L1Game Log
Washington Senators I47.3645.542542-52-2W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers19.1008.041691-31-5L3Game Log
National League
Milwaukee Braves72.7781.542303-13-2L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers74.6362.554541-16-3L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants75.5833.055474-23-3W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs65.5453.554473-33-2W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds55.5004.057521-34-2W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies44.5004.036392-32-1W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals39.2507.037523-60-3L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates27.2226.535491-41-3L1Game Log

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