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Baseball on Saturday, August 29, 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 Orioles1Boston Red Sox4BoxJerry Casale (9-8)Milt Pappas (13-7)NoneGene Stephens (29.0)
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians0BoxDick Donovan (8-6)Jim Perry (10-6)NoneEarl Torgeson (27.2)
Detroit Tigers9KC1 UNBRIDGED3BoxPaul Foytack (13-11)Ray Herbert (10-10)KC1  B Cerv (17), K Hadley (8)Bobo Osborne (15.6)
New York Yankees9Washington Senators5BoxJim Coates (3-1)Dick Hyde (2-4)NYA  H Bauer (9), M Mantle (26)  WS1  H Killebrew (38)Yogi Berra (36.5)
MLN UNBRIDGED11Chicago Cubs4BoxWarren Spahn (8-7)Bill Henry (8-6)CHN  E Banks (35)  MLN  H Aaron 2 (18), J Adcock (13)Ernie Banks (36.7)
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates11BoxBob Friend (6-14)Robin Roberts (10-15)PHI  W Post (18)  PIT  S Burgess 2 (9)Smoky Burgess (19.7)
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals7BoxBob Miller (2-2)Bob Purkey (9-14)SLN  S Musial (12), B White (11)Bill White (31.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago White Sox7950.612--54950437-2640-26W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians7553.5863.561353037-2438-29L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers6465.49615.061460828-3237-32W3Game Log
New York Yankees6466.49215.558356436-3728-29W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6265.48816.046953031-3430-32L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox6068.46918.561459430-3830-30W2Game Log
Kansas City Athletics5869.45720.057059922-3336-36L3Game Log
Washington Senators I5177.39827.551459727-4124-36L3Game Log
National League
San Francisco Giants7356.5666.059951240-3033-26W1Game Log
Milwaukee Braves6655.5459.056148827-3238-24W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7059.5439.058356935-3435-25L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6561.51612.555056226-3439-27W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs5964.48017.053755331-3428-30L3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6268.47717.566362824-3738-31L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6171.46219.555562025-4136-30W4Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5577.41725.552063621-4033-38L2Game Log

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