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Saturday, May 2,1959

Saturday, May 2,1959

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1959 reg season 1959-05-02 Boston Red Sox  5 Chicago White Sox  4 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Ike Delock Barry Latman Murray Wesley Wall 7,718 2:48
1959 reg season 1959-05-02 New York Yankees  2 Cleveland Indians  5 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Herb Score Tom Sturdivant -- 14,484 2:13
1959 reg season 1959-05-02 Washington Senators I  15 Detroit Tigers  3 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Russ Kemmerer Jerry Davie -- 4,771 2:28
1959 reg season 1959-05-02 Baltimore Orioles  3 Kansas City Athletics  1 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Hoyt Wilhelm Ray Herbert -- 8,089 1:50
1959 reg season 1959-05-02 Los Angeles Dodgers  4 Cincinnati Reds  16 box | pbp Crosley Field Willard Schmidt Gene Snyder -- 5,247 2:55
1959 reg season 1959-05-02 San Francisco Giants  8 Milwaukee Braves  5 box | pbp County Stadium Jack Sanford Joey Jay Gordon Jones 20,127 2:47
1959 reg season 1959-05-02 Chicago Cubs  4 Philadelphia Phillies  3 box | pbp Shibe Park Joe Schaffernoth Seth Morehead Don Elston 4,171 2:55
1959 reg season 1959-05-02 St. Louis Cardinals  1 Pittsburgh Pirates  2 box | pbp Forbes Field Harvey Haddix Lindy McDaniel -- 10,758 2:15
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 -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 16 12 4 .750 0.0 101 52 49 W2 5-0 7-4 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 18 11 7 .611 2.0 92 95 -3 L1 6-3 4-5 2 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 18 10 8 .556 3.0 69 84 -15 W1 6-5 4-3 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 18 10 8 .556 3.0 90 96 -6 L1 3-3 7-5 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 19 10 9 .526 3.5 96 83 13 W3 6-6 4-3 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 15 7 8 .467 4.5 71 70 1 W1 2-4 5-4 6 6 11 -- dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 17 7 10 .412 5.5 76 61 15 L3 6-7 1-3 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 17 2 15 .118 10.5 66 120 -54 L3 1-6 2-8 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 16 10 6 .625 0.0 87 72 15 L2 4-3 5-4 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 18 11 7 .611 0.0 81 69 12 W2 8-4 3-3 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 17 10 7 .588 0.5 123 96 27 W2 1-3 9-4 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 19 11 8 .579 0.5 105 106 -1 L2 5-5 6-3 4 4 6 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 18 9 9 .500 2.0 81 84 -3 W1 5-5 4-4 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 16 7 9 .438 3.0 71 81 -10 L1 2-3 5-6 6 6 12 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 17 7 10 .412 3.5 75 87 -12 W1 4-5 3-5 7 7 13 -- dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 19 5 14 .263 6.5 67 95 -28 L1 4-9 1-5 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Billy Hoeft Boston Red Sox Hist Traded from Detroit Tigers to Boston Red Sox for Dave Sisler and Ted Lepcio
Dave Sisler Detroit Tigers Hist Traded from Boston Red Sox with Ted Lepcio to Detroit Tigers for Billy Hoeft
Ted Lepcio Detroit Tigers Hist Traded from Boston Red Sox with Dave Sisler to Detroit Tigers for Billy Hoeft
3 record(s)