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Tuesday, May 12,1959

Tuesday, May 12,1959

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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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 May 12,1959 Chicago White Sox  4  Boston Red Sox  3  box | pbp Fenway Park Rudy Arias Murray Wesley Wall -- 22,012 4:23
1959 reg season May 12,1959 Cleveland Indians  7  New York Yankees  6  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Cal McLish Art Ditmar Jim Perry 36,130 3:07
1959 reg season May 12,1959 Detroit Tigers  4  Washington Senators I  7  box | pbp Griffith Stadium Bill Fischer Dave Sisler Tex Clevenger 4,234 2:14
1959 reg season May 12,1959 Milwaukee Braves  3  Chicago Cubs  7  box | pbp Wrigley Field Don Elston Lew Burdette -- 8,288 2:24
1959 reg season May 12,1959 Philadelphia Phillies  1  Los Angeles Dodgers  3  box | pbp Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Danny McDevitt Gene Conley -- 12,562 2:05
1959 reg season May 12,1959 Pittsburgh Pirates  6  San Francisco Giants  5  box | pbp Seals Stadium Bennie Daniels Gordon Jones -- 8,084 3:51
1959 reg season May 12,1959 Cincinnati Reds  4  St. Louis Cardinals  7  box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Gary Blaylock Brooks Lawrence Bill Smith 7,452 2:24
7 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 25 16 9 .640 0.0 140 88 52 W1 7-3 9-6 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 26 15 11 .577 1.5 125 128 -3 W4 7-3 7-9 2 2 4 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 27 15 12 .556 2.0 104 120 -16 W1 10-6 5-6 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 29 15 14 .517 3.0 136 126 10 W1 10-9 5-5 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 25 12 13 .480 4.0 122 109 13 L1 7-8 5-5 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 25 11 14 .440 5.0 105 98 7 L1 8-9 3-5 6 6 13 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 25 11 14 .440 5.0 121 136 -15 L6 3-6 8-8 7 7 12 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 26 9 17 .346 7.5 118 166 -48 L1 1-7 9-9 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 30 18 12 .600 0.0 154 152 2 W4 10-9 8-3 1 1 3 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 25 15 10 .600 0.5 126 105 21 L1 4-4 10-7 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 26 14 12 .538 2.0 155 137 18 L3 3-6 11-6 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 27 14 13 .519 2.5 129 112 17 L1 9-6 5-7 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 29 15 14 .517 2.5 130 134 -4 W1 10-10 5-4 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 29 13 16 .448 4.5 120 147 -27 W1 5-6 8-10 6 6 11 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 27 11 16 .407 5.5 130 143 -13 L3 4-8 7-8 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 29 11 18 .379 6.5 129 143 -14 W2 6-11 5-7 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Bobby Adams -- Hist Released by Cubs
Bob Porterfield -- Hist Released by Pirates
Jack Urban St. Louis Cardinals Hist Sold by New York Yankees to St. Louis Cardinals
Vito Valentinetti Baltimore Orioles Hist Sold by Washington Senators I to Baltimore Orioles
Herm Wehmeier -- Hist Released by Tigers
Norm Zauchin Baltimore Orioles Hist Sold by Washington Senators I to Baltimore Orioles
Taylor Phillips Philadelphia Phillies Hist Traded from Chicago Cubs to Philadelphia Phillies for Seth Morehead
Seth Morehead Chicago Cubs Hist Traded from Philadelphia Phillies to Chicago Cubs for Taylor Phillips
8 record(s)