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Baseball on Saturday, September 26, 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 Senators4Boston Red Sox5BoxNelson Chittum (3-0)Bill Fischer (9-11)BOS  J Jensen (28)  WS1  H Killebrew (41)Dan Dobbek (11.6)
KC1 UNBRIDGED8Cleveland Indians4BoxKen Johnson (1-1)John Briggs (0-1)CLE  C Tanner (1)  KC1  D Williams (16)Dick Williams (30.7)
Chicago White Sox10Detroit Tigers5BoxEarly Wynn (22-10)Jim Proctor (0-1)CHA  E Battey (2), J Callison (3)  DET  F Bolling (13), T Lepcio (7)Johnny Callison (21.0)
Baltimore Orioles7New York Yankees2BoxHal Brown (11-9)Eli Grba (2-5)BAL  A Pilarcik (3)  NYA  J Blanchard (2)Billy Gardner (23.9)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Chicago Cubs12BoxDave Hillman (8-9)Johnny Podres (11-9)CHN  A Dark (6)Alvin Dark (16.3)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Cincinnati Reds7BoxBob Purkey (11-17)Don Gross (1-1)CIN  B Gilbert (1), J Temple (8), F Thomas (11)  PIT  H Foiles (3), R Stevens (1), D Stuart (25)Vada Pinson (56.9)
San Francisco Giants4St. Louis Cardinals0BoxSam Jones (18-14)Vinegar Bend Mizell (13-9)SFN  W Mays (33), W McCovey (12)Willie McCovey (15.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago White Sox9461.606--66159445-3247-31W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians8964.5824.074064046-3143-33L1Game Log
New York Yankees7975.51314.568664439-3940-36L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers7677.49717.071972435-4242-34L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox7478.48718.571768932-4442-34W4Game Log
Baltimore Orioles7480.48119.554862035-4138-40W1Game Log
Kansas City Athletics6488.42128.567075228-4836-40W1Game Log
Washington Senators I6390.41230.061769529-4734-43L4Game Log
National League
Los Angeles Dodgers8568.5568.068966240-3645-32L1Game Log
Milwaukee Braves8064.5568.567358434-3745-28W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants8369.5469.569659741-3442-35W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7573.50715.563164831-4544-28L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs7276.48618.565065835-3937-37W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7380.47720.075573131-4642-34W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6983.45423.562571629-4840-35L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6589.42228.559772027-4937-41L1Game Log

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