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Baseball on Saturday, May 16, 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
Detroit Tigers1Baltimore Orioles6BoxHoyt Wilhelm (5-0)Frank Lary (3-3)NoneWillie Tasby (23.7)
Cleveland Indians12Boston Red Sox6BoxHerb Score (3-2)Frank Baumann (2-1)BOS  D Gernert (3)  CLE  R Colavito 2 (11)Rocky Colavito (18.2)
Chicago White Sox4New York Yankees3BoxTurk Lown (2-1)Art Ditmar (1-3)NoneSherm Lollar (36.3)
KC1 UNBRIDGED2Washington Senators7BoxCamilo Pascual (3-3)Ralph Terry (2-4)WS1  B Allison (8), J Lemon (8)Ron Samford (16.5)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Chicago Cubs3BoxDon Elston (2-1)Harvey Haddix (3-2)CHN  W Moryn (5), B Thomson (3)  PIT  D Groat (3), B Mazeroski (3)Dick Groat (32.5)
MLN UNBRIDGED6Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxBob Buhl (2-1)Danny McDevitt (2-2)MLN  H Aaron 2 (5), J Adcock (2), D Crandall (3)Hank Aaron (22.5)
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants9BoxJohnny Antonelli (5-1)Brooks Lawrence (2-3)SFN  O Cepeda (7)Bob Schmidt (26.0)
Philadelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals8BoxGary Blaylock (3-1)Jim Owens (1-3)PHI  H Anderson (3)  SLN  G Blaylock (2), B Smith (1)Gary Blaylock (15.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians189.667--156979-39-6W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox1911.6331.515313711-37-9W8Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1713.5672.511312410-67-7W2Game Log
Washington Senators I1616.5004.514713610-96-7W1Game Log
Kansas City Athletics1315.4645.51291465-78-8L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox1217.4147.01371437-85-9L5Game Log
New York Yankees1116.4077.01081088-93-7L3Game Log
Detroit Tigers1019.3459.01241762-99-9L2Game Log
National League
Milwaukee Braves1810.6430.51431147-410-7W3Game Log
San Francisco Giants1714.5483.01541199-68-8W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1815.5453.016417110-98-6L3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1614.5333.51641585-811-6L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1715.5313.514313810-107-5W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1517.4695.51351607-78-10L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1320.3948.01541586-117-9W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1120.3559.01341734-127-8L7Game Log

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