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Monday, August 31,1959

Monday, August 31,1959

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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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  • 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
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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 31,1959 Washington Senators I  3  Boston Red Sox  4  box | pbp Fenway Park Mike Fornieles Chuck Stobbs -- 21,907 3:02
1959 reg season Aug 31,1959 San Francisco Giants  2  Los Angeles Dodgers  5  box | pbp Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Sandy Koufax Jack Sanford -- 60,194 2:54
2 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 131 81 50 .618 0.0 564 511 53 W5 39-26 40-26 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 130 75 55 .577 5.5 620 545 75 L4 37-24 38-31 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 130 65 65 .500 15.5 618 608 10 W4 29-32 37-32 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 131 64 67 .489 17.0 584 567 17 L1 36-38 28-29 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 128 62 66 .484 17.5 469 533 -64 L3 31-35 30-32 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 130 62 68 .477 18.5 621 597 24 W4 30-38 32-30 6 6 12 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 128 58 70 .453 21.5 570 603 -33 L4 22-33 36-37 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 130 52 78 .400 28.5 520 602 -82 L1 27-42 25-36 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 131 73 58 .557 0.0 607 524 83 L2 40-32 33-26 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 131 72 59 .550 1.0 595 577 18 W2 35-34 37-25 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 122 66 56 .541 2.5 563 494 69 L1 27-33 38-24 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 128 67 61 .523 4.5 559 569 -10 W5 26-34 41-27 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 124 60 64 .484 9.5 543 555 -12 W1 31-34 29-30 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 131 63 68 .481 10.0 669 632 37 W1 25-37 38-31 6 6 11 -- dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 133 61 72 .459 13.0 559 626 -67 L1 25-41 36-31 7 7 13 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 134 55 79 .410 19.5 527 645 -118 L4 21-42 33-38 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)