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Friday, January 1,1960

Friday, January 1,1960

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1959 Final Standings
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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 156 95 61 .609 0.0 667 598 69 W2 46-32 47-31 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 154 89 65 .578 5.0 745 646 99 L2 46-31 43-34 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 155 79 76 .510 15.5 687 647 40 L2 39-39 40-37 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 154 76 78 .494 18.0 723 730 -7 L2 35-42 42-35 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 152 74 78 .487 19.0 717 689 28 W4 32-44 42-34 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 155 75 80 .484 19.5 551 621 -70 W2 36-41 38-40 6 6 10 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 153 65 88 .425 28.5 676 757 -81 W2 29-48 36-40 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 153 63 90 .412 30.5 617 695 -78 L4 29-47 34-43 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 156 88 68 .564 0.0 705 670 35 W3 42-36 46-32 1 1 3 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 147 81 66 .551 2.5 685 595 90 L2 34-38 46-29 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 154 83 71 .539 4.0 705 613 92 L2 41-36 42-35 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 149 75 74 .503 9.5 638 657 -19 L2 31-46 44-28 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 149 72 77 .483 12.5 651 665 -14 L1 35-39 37-38 5 5 11 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 154 74 80 .481 13.0 764 738 26 W2 31-46 43-34 6 6 12 -- dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 154 71 83 .461 16.0 641 725 -84 W2 29-48 42-35 7 7 13 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 155 65 90 .419 22.5 599 725 -126 L2 27-50 37-41 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Luis Alcaraz Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Unknown transaction
Dick Allen Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Sandy Alomar Milwaukee Braves Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Craig Anderson St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Lehigh)
Gerry Arrigo Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Gene Baker Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed contract with Pirates
Jim Barbieri Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Steve Blass Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Frank Bork Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Don Bosch Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Sam Bowens Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bucky Brandon St. Louis Cardinals Hist Unknown transaction
Gates Brown Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Billy Bryan Kansas City Athletics Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ron Campbell Chicago Cubs Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Tennessee Wesleyan)
Paul Casanova Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Cuba)
Ossie Chavarria Kansas City Athletics Hist Unknown transaction
Pete Cimino Washington Senators I Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ted Davidson Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Gary Dotter St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Missouri HS)
Paul Doyle New York Yankees Hist Unknown transaction
Dick Estelle San Francisco Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
John Flavin Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jim Fregosi Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Gil Garrido San Francisco Giants Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Panama)
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Dick Green Kansas City Athletics Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Iowa HS)
Granny Hamner New York Yankees Hist Signed contract with Yankees
Tommy Harper Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (San Francisco State)
Jim Ray Hart San Francisco Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jesse Hickman Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Louisiana College)
Tom Hilgendorf St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Herb Hippauf Milwaukee Braves Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Randy Hundley San Francisco Giants Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Virginia HS)
Pat Jarvis Chicago Cubs Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ernie Johnson Cleveland Indians Hist Signed contract with Indians
Jim King Cleveland Indians Hist Selected from Toronto (International) by Cleveland Indians in Minor League Draft
Alan Koch Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Gary Kolb St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Illinois)
George Kopacz Milwaukee Braves Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Fred Lasher Washington Senators I Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Frank Linzy San Francisco Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Whitey Lockman Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1960-1960 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Dean Look Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Gordy Lund Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Leo Marentette Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Hector Martinez Kansas City Athletics Hist Signed contract with Athletics
Jose Martinez Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Marty Martinez Washington Senators I Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Tony Martinez Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Cuba)
Dal Maxvill St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Joe McCabe Washington Senators I Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Purdue)
Joe McClain -- Hist Sold by St. Louis Cardinals to Charleston (American Association) for $100
Tommy McCraw Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Santa Monica College)
Sam McDowell Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Mickey McGuire Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ken McMullen Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (California HS)
Bob Meyer New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Joe Moeller Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Illinois HS)
Manny Montejo Detroit Tigers Hist Selected from Denver (American Association) by Detroit Tigers in Minor League Draft
Fred Newman Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jim Northrup Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Billy Ott Chicago Cubs Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ray Oyler Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Indiana HS)
Roberto Pena Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)
Cap Peterson San Francisco Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
John Pregenzer San Francisco Giants Hist Unknown transaction
Jim Price Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Pennsylvania HS)
Mel Queen Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Roger Repoz New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Floyd Robinson Chicago White Sox Hist Selected from Cleveland Indians to Chicago White Sox in Minor League Draft
Minnie Rojas San Francisco Giants Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Cuba)
Rich Rollins Washington Senators I Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Kent State)
Bill Roman Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Santiago Rosario St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Vic Roznovsky San Francisco Giants Hist Unknown transaction
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Chico Salmon San Francisco Giants Hist Unknown transaction
Ken Sanders Kansas City Athletics Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Johnnie Seale Detroit Tigers Hist Unknown transaction
Rollie Sheldon New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Willie Smith Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bob Sprout Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Marv Staehle Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Larry Stahl Kansas City Athletics Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Thad Tillotson Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Tom Timmermann Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Rupe Toppin Kansas City Athletics Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Hector Valle Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ray Washburn St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Gary Waslewski Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Johnny Werhas Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Dale Willis Kansas City Athletics Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Wilbur Wood Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Massachusetts HS)
George Freese -- Hist Selected from Kansas City Athletics by Portland (PCL) in Minor League Draft
Alex Kellner -- Hist Released by Cardinals
94 record(s)