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Wednesday, April 29,1959

Wednesday, April 29,1959

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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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 gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1959 reg season Apr 29,1959 New York Yankees  5  Chicago White Sox  2  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Bob Turley Ray Moore -- 9,952 2:38
1959 reg season Apr 29,1959 Baltimore Orioles  1  Detroit Tigers  7  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Frank Lary Arnie Portocarrero -- 3,005 1:36
1959 reg season Apr 29,1959 Washington Senators I  6  Kansas City Athletics  7  box | pbp Municipal Stadium Tom Gorman Vito Valentinetti -- 4,769 2:36
1959 reg season Apr 29,1959 Chicago Cubs  8  Cincinnati Reds  18  box | pbp Crosley Field Brooks Lawrence Moe Drabowsky Bob Mabe 6,910 2:59
1959 reg season Apr 29,1959 St. Louis Cardinals  3  Milwaukee Braves  9  box | pbp County Stadium Lew Burdette Larry Jackson -- 13,852 2:52
1959 reg season Apr 29,1959 Los Angeles Dodgers  4  Philadelphia Phillies  5  box | pbp Shibe Park Jack Meyer Johnny Podres -- 13,775 2:37
1959 reg season Apr 29,1959 San Francisco Giants  2  Pittsburgh Pirates  3  box | pbp Forbes Field Ron Kline Johnny Antonelli -- 19,799 2:02
7 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
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 team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1959 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 14 10 4 .714 0.0 92 48 44 L3 5-0 5-4 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 15 9 6 .600 1.5 60 73 -13 L1 5-3 4-3 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 15 9 6 .600 1.5 83 87 -4 L1 6-3 2-4 3 3 5 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 15 8 7 .533 2.5 79 87 -8 W1 3-3 5-4 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 14 7 7 .500 3.0 69 48 21 W1 6-4 1-3 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 13 6 7 .462 3.5 66 65 1 L2 1-3 5-4 6 6 12 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 16 7 9 .438 4.0 68 76 -8 L1 3-6 4-3 7 7 13 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 14 2 12 .143 8.0 59 92 -33 W1 1-6 2-5 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 13 9 4 .692 0.0 77 58 19 W1 4-3 4-2 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 16 10 6 .625 0.5 92 81 11 L1 4-3 6-3 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 14 8 6 .571 1.5 100 86 14 W3 1-3 7-3 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 16 9 7 .563 1.5 67 60 7 L1 6-4 3-3 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 15 7 8 .467 3.0 72 75 -3 L2 3-4 4-4 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 13 6 7 .462 3.0 60 69 -9 W2 2-3 4-4 6 6 11 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 15 6 9 .400 4.0 67 79 -12 W1 4-5 2-4 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 16 4 12 .250 6.5 59 86 -27 L2 3-7 1-5 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)