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Saturday, August 8,1959

Saturday, August 8,1959

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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 Aug 8,1959 Detroit Tigers  3  Boston Red Sox  4  box | pbp Fenway Park Ike Delock Pete Burnside -- 13,930 3:12
1959 reg season Aug 8,1959 Kansas City Athletics  0  New York Yankees  3  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Bob Turley Johnny Kucks -- 53,998 2:17
1959 reg season Aug 8,1959 Pittsburgh Pirates  4  Chicago Cubs  3  box | pbp Wrigley Field Don Gross Ed Donnelly -- 5,693 4:19
1959 reg season Aug 8,1959 Milwaukee Braves  2  Los Angeles Dodgers  4  box | pbp Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Don Drysdale Joey Jay -- 67,312 2:22
1959 reg season Aug 8,1959 Cincinnati Reds  9  San Francisco Giants  6  box | pbp Seals Stadium Orlando Pena Mike McCormick Jim Brosnan 21,576 3:06
1959 reg season Aug 8,1959 Philadelphia Phillies  3  St. Louis Cardinals  4  box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Bob Miller Robin Roberts -- 0 2:31
1959 reg season Aug 8,1959 Philadelphia Phillies  4  St. Louis Cardinals  5  box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Lindy McDaniel Turk Farrell -- 11,296 2:31
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 -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 108 65 43 .602 0.0 453 435 18 W1 30-23 33-22 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 109 64 45 .587 1.5 529 445 84 W2 34-19 30-26 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 111 56 55 .505 10.5 405 457 -52 L2 27-27 28-29 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 108 53 55 .491 12.0 476 448 28 W2 28-31 25-24 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 111 53 58 .477 13.5 515 520 -5 L2 25-32 29-25 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 107 51 56 .477 13.5 475 489 -14 L4 22-31 29-25 6 6 11 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 108 50 58 .463 15.0 516 498 18 W4 22-31 28-27 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 110 44 66 .400 22.0 449 526 -77 L2 20-34 24-32 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 109 62 47 .569 0.0 502 417 85 L1 30-21 32-26 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 110 62 48 .564 0.5 501 469 32 W2 27-25 35-23 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 102 56 46 .549 2.5 457 409 48 L3 21-27 34-20 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 103 50 53 .485 9.0 428 436 -8 L1 27-27 23-26 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 112 54 58 .482 9.5 490 540 -50 W3 24-35 30-23 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 110 52 58 .473 10.5 455 506 -51 W1 24-33 28-25 6 6 12 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 108 51 57 .472 10.5 544 513 31 W1 21-32 30-25 7 7 13 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 108 44 64 .407 17.5 416 503 -87 L4 19-38 25-26 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)