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Tuesday, August 18,1959

Tuesday, August 18,1959

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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 Aug 18,1959 Baltimore Orioles  4  Chicago White Sox  6  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Gerry Staley Jack Fisher -- 34,547 2:59
1959 reg season Aug 18,1959 Washington Senators I  11  Cleveland Indians  4  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Russ Kemmerer Jim Perry -- 18,064 2:38
1959 reg season Aug 18,1959 New York Yankees  5  Detroit Tigers  3  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Art Ditmar Don Mossi Whitey Ford 37,353 2:29
1959 reg season Aug 18,1959 Boston Red Sox  5  Kansas City Athletics  4  box | pbp Municipal Stadium Mike Fornieles Ray Herbert Leo Kiely 11,240 2:55
1959 reg season Aug 18,1959 San Francisco Giants  0  Cincinnati Reds  7  box | pbp Crosley Field Don Newcombe Eddie Fisher -- 10,558 2:31
1959 reg season Aug 18,1959 Los Angeles Dodgers  7  Milwaukee Braves  6  box | pbp County Stadium Larry Sherry Warren Spahn -- 30,760 4:33
1959 reg season Aug 18,1959 St. Louis Cardinals  1  Philadelphia Phillies  2  box | pbp Shibe Park Jim Owens Bob Miller -- 8,641 2:37
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 -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 117 71 46 .607 0.0 501 466 35 W1 35-26 34-22 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 118 67 51 .568 4.5 572 505 67 L4 37-24 30-27 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 119 59 60 .496 13.0 526 504 22 W2 31-31 28-29 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 117 58 59 .496 13.0 425 486 -61 L2 27-28 30-32 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 119 58 61 .487 14.0 564 560 4 L1 26-32 33-28 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 117 55 62 .470 16.0 569 547 22 W1 27-32 28-30 6 6 12 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 117 54 63 .462 17.0 514 534 -20 L1 22-33 32-30 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 118 49 69 .415 22.5 486 555 -69 W2 25-35 24-34 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 118 67 51 .568 0.0 544 472 72 L1 34-25 33-26 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 120 66 54 .550 2.0 547 526 21 W2 31-30 35-24 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 111 60 51 .541 3.5 514 458 56 L2 24-30 35-22 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 111 55 56 .495 8.5 489 484 5 L1 27-28 28-28 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 115 56 59 .487 9.5 487 531 -44 W3 26-34 30-25 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 120 57 63 .475 11.0 610 581 29 W1 24-35 33-28 6 6 11 -- dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 122 57 65 .467 12.0 523 581 -58 L1 25-36 32-29 7 7 13 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 119 50 69 .420 17.5 476 557 -81 W1 21-38 29-31 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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
Bill Sorrell Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as amateur free agent
1 record(s)