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Wednesday, September 16,1959

Wednesday, September 16,1959

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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 1959-09-16 Detroit Tigers 3 Baltimore Orioles 1 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Don Mossi Jack Fisher Tom Morgan 7,246 2:32
1959 reg season 1959-09-16 Cleveland Indians 5 Boston Red Sox 6 box | pbp Fenway Park Nelson Chittum Jim Perry -- 3,006 2:38
1959 reg season 1959-09-16 Chicago White Sox 1 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Jim Coates Early Wynn -- 7,550 2:08
1959 reg season 1959-09-16 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 Chicago Cubs 2 box | pbp Wrigley Field Vern Law Bob Anderson -- 0 2:01
1959 reg season 1959-09-16 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 Chicago Cubs 4 box | pbp Wrigley Field Don Elston Bob Friend -- 1,366 2:08
1959 reg season 1959-09-16 Cincinnati Reds 7 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 box | pbp Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Orlando Pena Sandy Koufax Brooks Lawrence 43,785 2:37
1959 reg season 1959-09-16 Milwaukee Braves 2 San Francisco Giants 0 box | pbp Seals Stadium Lew Burdette Sam Jones -- 22,721 2:30
7 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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  • 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 149 91 58 .611 0.0 633 571 62 L1 43-31 46-29 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 146 84 62 .575 5.5 690 607 83 L2 43-31 41-31 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 147 74 73 .503 16.0 652 616 36 W1 37-39 37-34 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 146 72 74 .493 17.5 686 689 -3 W1 33-41 40-32 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 147 72 75 .490 18.0 528 592 -64 L1 33-36 38-40 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 145 69 76 .476 20.0 683 664 19 W3 31-42 38-34 6 6 12 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 144 62 82 .431 26.5 630 692 -62 W1 26-45 36-37 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 146 61 85 .418 28.5 588 659 -71 L1 29-45 32-40 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 145 81 64 .559 0.0 661 560 101 L1 40-32 41-32 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 137 76 61 .555 1.0 632 544 88 W1 31-35 44-27 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 145 79 66 .545 2.0 648 626 22 L1 35-34 44-32 3 3 5 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 142 71 71 .500 8.5 593 625 -32 L1 30-44 41-27 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 147 72 75 .490 10.0 738 701 37 W1 31-41 41-34 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 139 67 72 .482 11.0 596 614 -18 W1 34-37 33-35 6 6 11 -- dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 145 66 79 .455 15.0 598 675 -77 W1 29-48 37-31 7 7 13 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 146 61 85 .418 20.5 566 687 -121 L3 25-47 35-39 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)