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Saturday, August 22,1959

Saturday, August 22,1959

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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 1959-08-22 Washington Senators I 0 Chicago White Sox 1 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Barry Latman Russ Kemmerer -- 9,739 2:12
1959 reg season 1959-08-22 Baltimore Orioles 2 Cleveland Indians 4 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Gary Bell Milt Pappas Mudcat Grant 10,117 2:14
1959 reg season 1959-08-22 Boston Red Sox 7 Detroit Tigers 1 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Frank Baumann Don Mossi -- 8,632 2:17
1959 reg season 1959-08-22 New York Yankees 7 Kansas City Athletics 8 box | pbp Municipal Stadium John Tsitouris Bob Turley -- 17,567 3:23
1959 reg season 1959-08-22 St. Louis Cardinals 4 Cincinnati Reds 11 box | pbp Crosley Field Jim O'Toole Vinegar Bend Mizell Orlando Pena 6,915 2:46
1959 reg season 1959-08-22 Chicago Cubs 0 Milwaukee Braves 7 box | pbp County Stadium Carl Willey Glen Hobbie -- 0 2:40
1959 reg season 1959-08-22 Chicago Cubs 2 Milwaukee Braves 3 box | pbp County Stadium Don McMahon Don Elston -- 36,211 2:40
1959 reg season 1959-08-22 San Francisco Giants 8 Philadelphia Phillies 1 box | pbp Shibe Park Al Worthington Jim Owens Gordon Jones 9,888 2:18
1959 reg season 1959-08-22 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 box | pbp Forbes Field Bennie Daniels Roger Craig Don Gross 10,260 2:35
9 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 121 73 48 .603 0.0 514 480 34 W2 35-26 36-24 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 122 71 51 .582 2.5 592 512 80 W4 37-24 34-27 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 121 60 61 .496 13.0 437 502 -65 L2 29-30 30-32 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 123 61 62 .496 13.0 554 538 16 L1 33-33 28-29 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 123 60 63 .488 14.0 586 579 7 L1 26-32 35-30 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 121 57 64 .471 16.0 590 566 24 W1 29-34 28-30 6 6 12 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 121 56 65 .463 17.0 545 564 -19 W1 22-33 34-32 7 7 13 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 122 49 73 .402 24.5 495 572 -77 L4 25-39 24-34 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 123 71 52 .577 0.0 575 487 88 W4 38-26 33-26 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 124 68 56 .548 3.5 565 547 18 L1 33-32 35-24 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 115 63 52 .548 4.0 532 467 65 W2 24-30 38-23 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 119 59 60 .496 10.0 501 540 -39 W1 26-34 33-26 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 124 60 64 .484 11.5 637 598 39 W2 24-35 36-29 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 117 56 61 .479 12.0 510 517 -7 L2 28-33 28-28 6 6 11 -- dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 126 57 69 .452 15.5 531 601 -70 L5 25-40 32-29 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 126 53 73 .421 19.5 506 600 -94 L4 21-38 31-36 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)