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Monday, May 18,1959

Monday, May 18,1959

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1959 reg season 1959-05-18 Cleveland Indians 0 Baltimore Orioles 3 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Hal Brown Don Ferrarese Billy Loes 9,167 2:31
1959 reg season 1959-05-18 Detroit Tigers 14 Boston Red Sox 2 box | pbp Fenway Park Jim Bunning Frank Sullivan -- 3,028 2:39
1959 reg season 1959-05-18 Chicago White Sox 9 Washington Senators I 2 box | pbp Griffith Stadium Early Wynn Chuck Stobbs -- 3,995 2:48
1959 reg season 1959-05-18 Cincinnati Reds 9 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 box | pbp Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Orlando Pena Clem Labine -- 13,002 3:15
1959 reg season 1959-05-18 Milwaukee Braves 4 San Francisco Giants 2 box | pbp Seals Stadium Warren Spahn Sam Jones -- 17,524 2:39
5 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • 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 -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 33 21 12 .636 0.0 174 150 24 W2 13-4 7-9 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 30 19 11 .633 0.5 171 111 60 L1 10-5 9-6 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 33 19 14 .576 2.0 127 139 -12 W1 10-6 9-8 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 35 17 18 .486 5.0 160 157 3 L2 10-9 7-9 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 31 13 18 .419 7.0 149 158 -9 L1 7-8 6-10 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 31 11 20 .355 9.0 139 188 -49 W1 3-10 9-9 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 30 20 10 .667 0.0 155 119 36 W5 9-4 10-7 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 33 18 15 .545 3.5 165 124 41 L1 9-6 9-9 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 32 17 15 .531 4.0 174 174 0 W1 6-9 11-6 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 34 18 16 .529 4.0 154 149 5 W1 10-10 8-6 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 35 18 17 .514 4.5 174 188 -14 L5 10-9 8-8 5 5 8 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 34 16 18 .471 6.0 146 171 -25 L1 8-8 8-10 6 6 10 -- dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 33 13 20 .394 8.5 154 158 -4 W2 6-11 7-9 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 31 11 20 .355 9.5 134 173 -39 L7 4-12 7-8 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)