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Baseball on Monday, August 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
Cleveland Indians4Detroit Tigers5BoxPaul Foytack (11-10)Gary Bell (13-10)CLE  R Colavito (35)  DET  C Maxwell (26)Harvey Kuenn (31.3)
San Francisco Giants6Cincinnati Reds3BoxStu Miller (7-5)Jim O'Toole (2-6)NoneJim O'Toole (32.5)
St. Louis Cardinals5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxVinegar Bend Mizell (12-6)Ray Semproch (3-8)NoneHarry Hanebrink (22.2)
Chicago Cubs6Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxFred Green (1-0)Bill Henry (7-5)CHN  E Banks (34)  PIT  R Nelson (3)Roberto Clemente (37.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago White Sox7046.603--49546235-2633-22L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians6750.5733.556849437-2430-26L3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles5858.50012.042148027-2730-32L1Game Log
New York Yankees5860.49213.052150130-3128-29W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers5860.49213.056155526-3233-27W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox5462.46616.056454326-3228-30L1Game Log
Kansas City Athletics5462.46616.051052922-3332-29W2Game Log
Washington Senators I4869.41022.547555124-3524-34W1Game Log
National League
San Francisco Giants6750.5733.554446534-2433-26W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6554.5466.554052030-3035-24W1Game Log
Milwaukee Braves6050.5457.050845124-3035-21L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5556.49512.548948427-2828-28L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5659.48713.548753126-3430-25W3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5764.47115.552257925-3532-29W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5663.47115.560358124-3532-28L3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4969.41522.047455621-3828-31L1Game Log

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