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Sunday, May 17,1959

Sunday, May 17,1959

Baseball on this Date

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1959 reg season 1959-05-17 Cleveland Indians  7 Baltimore Orioles  8 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jerry Walker Jim Perry -- 0 3:22
1959 reg season 1959-05-17 Cleveland Indians  8 Baltimore Orioles  3 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Gary Bell Milt Pappas -- 21,177 2:37
1959 reg season 1959-05-17 Detroit Tigers  1 Boston Red Sox  10 box | pbp Fenway Park Ike Delock Paul Foytack -- 17,180 2:42
1959 reg season 1959-05-17 Kansas City Athletics  2 New York Yankees  3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Don Larsen Bud Daley -- 0 2:22
1959 reg season 1959-05-17 Kansas City Athletics  10 New York Yankees  0 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Bob Grim Tom Sturdivant -- 29,046 2:09
1959 reg season 1959-05-17 Chicago White Sox  2 Washington Senators I  4 box | pbp Griffith Stadium Pedro Ramos Dick Donovan -- 0 2:12
1959 reg season 1959-05-17 Chicago White Sox  10 Washington Senators I  7 box | pbp Griffith Stadium Bob Shaw Bill Fischer Turk Lown 22,240 2:55
1959 reg season 1959-05-17 Pittsburgh Pirates  5 Chicago Cubs  4 box | pbp Wrigley Field Vern Law Bob Anderson Roy Face 0 2:23
1959 reg season 1959-05-17 Pittsburgh Pirates  6 Chicago Cubs  7 box | pbp Wrigley Field Glen Hobbie Bennie Daniels Bill Henry 32,017 2:19
1959 reg season 1959-05-17 Milwaukee Braves  8 Los Angeles Dodgers  3 box | pbp Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Lew Burdette Don Drysdale -- 49,347 2:28
1959 reg season 1959-05-17 Cincinnati Reds  1 San Francisco Giants  9 box | pbp Seals Stadium Stu Miller Bob Purkey -- 22,725 2:20
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1959 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 29 19 10 .655 0.0 171 108 63 W1 10-4 9-6 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 32 20 12 .625 0.5 165 148 17 W1 12-4 7-9 2 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 32 18 14 .563 2.5 124 139 -15 L1 10-6 8-8 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 34 17 17 .500 4.5 158 148 10 L1 10-9 7-8 4 4 9 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 30 14 16 .467 5.5 141 149 -8 W1 6-8 8-8 5 5 11 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 30 13 17 .433 6.5 147 144 3 W1 7-8 6-9 6 6 12 -- dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 29 12 17 .414 7.0 111 120 -9 L1 8-9 4-8 7 7 13 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 30 10 20 .333 9.5 125 186 -61 L3 2-10 9-9 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 29 19 10 .655 0.0 151 117 34 W4 8-4 10-7 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 32 18 14 .563 2.5 163 120 43 W2 9-6 9-8 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 34 18 16 .529 3.5 154 149 5 W1 10-10 8-6 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 34 18 16 .529 3.5 167 179 -12 L4 10-9 8-7 4 4 7 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 31 16 15 .516 4.0 165 167 -2 L2 5-9 11-6 5 5 8 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 34 16 18 .471 5.5 146 171 -25 L1 8-8 8-10 6 6 10 -- dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 33 13 20 .394 8.0 154 158 -4 W2 6-11 7-9 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 31 11 20 .355 9.0 134 173 -39 L7 4-12 7-8 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)
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