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Monday, August 3,1959

Monday, August 3,1959

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1959 Final Standings
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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 -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 103 63 40 .612 0.0 443 423 20 W5 28-20 33-22 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 104 60 44 .577 3.5 501 424 77 W1 30-18 30-26 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 106 53 53 .500 11.5 389 443 -54 L1 27-27 26-26 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 101 50 51 .495 12.0 457 452 5 L1 21-26 29-25 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 103 50 53 .485 13.0 464 440 24 W1 28-31 22-22 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 106 51 55 .481 13.5 501 506 -5 L1 23-29 29-25 6 6 10 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 102 45 57 .441 17.5 477 474 3 W1 22-31 23-26 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 105 43 62 .410 21.0 432 502 -70 L16 20-34 23-28 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 104 59 45 .567 0.0 481 398 83 W4 30-21 29-24 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 98 55 43 .561 1.0 447 393 54 W1 20-24 34-20 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 107 60 47 .561 0.5 490 460 30 W3 27-25 33-22 3 3 5 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 98 48 50 .490 8.0 412 422 -10 L4 27-27 21-23 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 106 50 56 .472 10.0 470 507 -37 L1 24-35 26-21 5 5 11 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 104 49 55 .471 10.0 526 497 29 W3 19-30 30-25 6 6 12 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 105 49 56 .467 10.5 426 491 -65 L3 21-31 28-25 7 7 13 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 102 42 60 .412 16.0 398 482 -84 L4 17-34 25-26 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)