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Tuesday, August 25,1959

Tuesday, August 25,1959

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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 1959-08-25 Boston Red Sox 4 Chicago White Sox 5 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Turk Lown Mike Fornieles -- 27,002 3:10
1959 reg season 1959-08-25 New York Yankees 3 Cleveland Indians 6 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Cal McLish Whitey Ford -- 36,143 2:16
1959 reg season 1959-08-25 Washington Senators I 3 Detroit Tigers 1 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Pedro Ramos Paul Foytack Chuck Stobbs 18,863 2:21
1959 reg season 1959-08-25 Baltimore Orioles 5 Kansas City Athletics 6 box | pbp Municipal Stadium John Tsitouris Billy Loes Tom Sturdivant 9,650 2:11
1959 reg season 1959-08-25 Chicago Cubs 8 Cincinnati Reds 6 box | pbp Crosley Field Bill Henry Bob Purkey Don Elston 9,418 3:08
1959 reg season 1959-08-25 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Philadelphia Phillies 2 box | pbp Shibe Park Johnny Podres Robin Roberts Larry Sherry 18,140 2:29
1959 reg season 1959-08-25 San Francisco Giants 12 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 box | pbp Forbes Field Johnny Antonelli Ron Kline -- 29,927 2:57
1959 reg season 1959-08-25 Milwaukee Braves 3 St. Louis Cardinals 1 box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Don McMahon Bob Gibson -- 17,311 2:50
8 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 -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 125 76 49 .608 0.0 529 493 36 W3 35-26 39-25 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 125 74 51 .592 2.0 605 517 88 W7 37-24 37-27 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 124 61 63 .492 14.5 458 517 -59 L1 30-32 30-32 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 127 62 65 .488 15.0 566 554 12 L3 34-36 28-29 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 126 61 65 .484 15.5 596 598 -2 L2 26-32 36-32 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 124 58 66 .468 17.5 559 578 -19 W2 22-33 36-33 6 6 12 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 124 57 67 .460 18.5 596 578 18 L3 29-37 28-30 7 7 13 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 125 51 74 .408 25.0 507 581 -74 W1 27-40 24-34 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 125 72 53 .576 0.0 587 498 89 W1 39-27 33-26 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 117 64 53 .547 4.0 535 471 64 W1 25-30 38-24 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 128 70 58 .547 3.5 583 564 19 W2 35-34 35-24 3 3 5 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 123 62 61 .504 9.0 525 557 -32 L1 26-34 36-27 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 119 58 61 .487 11.0 521 523 -2 W2 30-33 28-28 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 126 61 65 .484 11.5 648 609 39 L1 24-35 37-30 6 6 11 -- dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 128 57 71 .445 16.5 535 609 -74 L7 25-41 32-30 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 128 53 75 .414 20.5 510 613 -103 L6 21-38 31-38 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Hank Sauer -- Hist Released by Giants
Harry Simpson Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Traded from Chicago White Sox with Robert Sagers to Pittsburgh Pirates for Ted Kluszewski
Ted Kluszewski Chicago White Sox Hist Traded from Pittsburgh Pirates to Chicago White Sox for Harry Simpson and Robert Sagers
3 record(s)