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Monday, August 17,1959

Monday, August 17,1959

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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 1959-08-17 Cleveland Indians 4 Detroit Tigers 5 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Paul Foytack Gary Bell -- 4,788 2:15
1959 reg season 1959-08-17 San Francisco Giants 6 Cincinnati Reds 3 box | pbp Crosley Field Stu Miller Jim O'Toole Sam Jones 20,807 3:10
1959 reg season 1959-08-17 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 Milwaukee Braves 8 box | pbp County Stadium Bob Buhl Sandy Koufax -- 0 2:33
1959 reg season 1959-08-17 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 Milwaukee Braves 3 box | pbp County Stadium Johnny Podres Bob Rush -- 40,265 2:50
1959 reg season 1959-08-17 St. Louis Cardinals 5 Philadelphia Phillies 4 box | pbp Shibe Park Vinegar Bend Mizell Ray Semproch Lindy McDaniel 6,178 2:38
1959 reg season 1959-08-17 Chicago Cubs 6 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 box | pbp Forbes Field Fred Green Bill Henry -- 12,815 2:31
6 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
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  • 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 116 70 46 .603 0.0 495 462 33 L2 35-26 33-22 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 117 67 50 .573 3.5 568 494 74 L3 37-24 30-26 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 116 58 58 .500 12.0 421 480 -59 L1 27-27 30-32 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 118 58 60 .492 13.0 561 555 6 W3 26-32 33-27 4 4 9 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 118 58 60 .492 13.0 521 501 20 W1 30-31 28-29 5 5 8 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 116 54 62 .466 16.0 564 543 21 L1 26-32 28-30 6 6 14 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 116 54 62 .466 16.0 510 529 -19 W2 22-33 32-29 7 7 13 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 117 48 69 .410 22.5 475 551 -76 W1 24-35 24-34 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 117 67 50 .573 0.0 544 465 79 W1 34-24 33-26 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 119 65 54 .546 3.0 540 520 20 W1 30-30 35-24 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 110 60 50 .545 3.5 508 451 57 L1 24-30 35-21 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 111 55 56 .495 9.0 489 484 5 L1 27-28 28-28 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 115 56 59 .487 10.0 487 531 -44 W3 26-34 30-25 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 121 57 64 .471 12.0 522 579 -57 W2 25-35 32-29 6 6 11 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 119 56 63 .471 12.0 603 581 22 L3 24-35 32-28 7 7 12 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 118 49 69 .415 18.5 474 556 -82 L1 21-38 28-31 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)