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Tuesday, May 26,1959

Tuesday, May 26,1959

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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 1959-05-26 Washington Senators I 5 Baltimore Orioles 6 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Hal Brown Russ Kemmerer Billy Loes 9,866 2:20
1959 reg season 1959-05-26 Cleveland Indians 3 Chicago White Sox 0 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Don Ferrarese Dick Donovan Jim Perry 40,018 2:28
1959 reg season 1959-05-26 Detroit Tigers 9 Kansas City Athletics 5 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Paul Foytack Ned Garver Tom Morgan 7,502 2:25
1959 reg season 1959-05-26 Boston Red Sox 12 New York Yankees 2 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Tom Brewer Bob Turley -- 33,173 2:52
1959 reg season 1959-05-26 Philadelphia Phillies 1 Cincinnati Reds 2 box | pbp Crosley Field Don Newcombe Ruben Gomez -- 7,312 2:10
1959 reg season 1959-05-26 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 Milwaukee Braves 1 box | pbp County Stadium Lew Burdette Harvey Haddix -- 19,194 2:54
1959 reg season 1959-05-26 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 San Francisco Giants 6 box | pbp Seals Stadium Gordon Jones Sandy Koufax -- 18,471 2:22
7 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 37 24 13 .649 0.0 195 130 65 W1 13-5 11-8 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 39 23 16 .590 2.0 188 182 6 L3 15-7 7-10 2 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 40 23 17 .575 2.5 149 173 -24 W2 10-6 13-11 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 41 19 22 .463 7.0 191 184 7 L1 12-11 7-11 4 4 10 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 37 17 20 .459 7.0 182 177 5 L2 7-9 10-11 5 5 11 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 39 17 22 .436 8.0 185 216 -31 W3 9-12 9-9 6 6 13 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 37 16 21 .432 8.0 179 189 -10 W1 8-8 8-13 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 36 14 22 .389 9.5 145 163 -18 L2 10-11 4-11 8 8 15 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 38 24 14 .632 0.0 190 151 39 W1 12-8 11-7 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 40 22 18 .550 3.0 189 152 37 W1 11-7 11-11 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 41 21 20 .512 4.5 183 183 0 W1 11-10 10-10 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 43 22 21 .512 4.5 210 220 -10 L1 11-10 11-11 4 4 7 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 42 21 21 .500 5.0 173 206 -33 L1 9-11 12-10 5 5 8 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 40 19 21 .475 6.0 204 211 -7 W1 7-15 12-6 6 6 9 -- dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 40 18 22 .450 7.0 194 182 12 L1 9-11 9-11 7 7 12 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 40 15 25 .375 10.0 175 213 -38 L1 5-15 10-10 8 8 16 -- dnq
16 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Phil Roof Milwaukee Braves Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ralph Terry New York Yankees Hist Traded from Kansas City Athletics with Hector Lopez to New York Yankees for Johnny Kucks, Tom Sturdivant and Jerry Lumpe
Hector Lopez New York Yankees Hist Traded from Kansas City Athletics with Ralph Terry to New York Yankees for Johnny Kucks, Tom Sturdivant and Jerry Lumpe
Johnny Kucks Kansas City Athletics Hist Traded from New York Yankees with Tom Sturdivant and Jerry Lumpe to Kansas City Athletics for Ralph Terry and Hector Lopez
Tom Sturdivant Kansas City Athletics Hist Traded from New York Yankees with Johnny Kucks and Jerry Lumpe to Kansas City Athletics for Ralph Terry and Hector Lopez
Jerry Lumpe Kansas City Athletics Hist Traded from New York Yankees with Johnny Kucks and Tom Sturdivant to Kansas City Athletics for Ralph Terry and Hector Lopez
Albie Pearson Baltimore Orioles Hist Traded from Washington Senators I to Baltimore Orioles for Lenny Green
Lenny Green Washington Senators I Hist Traded from Baltimore Orioles to Washington Senators I for Albie Pearson
8 record(s)