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Saturday, September 26,1959

Saturday, September 26,1959

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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
  • 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 gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1959 reg season Sep 26,1959 Washington Senators I  4  Boston Red Sox  5  box | pbp Fenway Park Nelson Chittum Bill Fischer -- 5,428 2:48
1959 reg season Sep 26,1959 Kansas City Athletics  8  Cleveland Indians  4  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Ken Johnson John Briggs Dick Tomanek 8,108 2:20
1959 reg season Sep 26,1959 Chicago White Sox  10  Detroit Tigers  5  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Early Wynn Jim Proctor Turk Lown 9,814 2:14
1959 reg season Sep 26,1959 Baltimore Orioles  7  New York Yankees  2  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Hal Brown Eli Grba -- 18,826 3:03
1959 reg season Sep 26,1959 Los Angeles Dodgers  2  Chicago Cubs  12  box | pbp Wrigley Field Dave Hillman Johnny Podres -- 9,348 2:46
1959 reg season Sep 26,1959 Pittsburgh Pirates  6  Cincinnati Reds  7  box | pbp Crosley Field Bob Purkey Don Gross -- 4,703 2:19
1959 reg season Sep 26,1959 Philadelphia Phillies  2  Milwaukee Braves  3  box | pbp County Stadium Warren Spahn Robin Roberts -- 23,763 1:59
1959 reg season Sep 26,1959 San Francisco Giants  4  St. Louis Cardinals  0  box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Sam Jones Vinegar Bend Mizell -- 9,860 1:51
8 record(s)
Standings on this date
CSV*Reload page to restore grid
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 155 94 61 .606 0.0 661 594 67 W1 45-32 47-31 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 153 89 64 .582 4.0 740 640 100 L1 46-31 43-33 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 154 79 75 .513 14.5 686 644 42 L1 39-39 40-36 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 153 76 77 .497 17.0 719 724 -5 L1 35-42 42-34 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 152 74 78 .487 18.5 717 689 28 W4 32-44 42-34 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 154 74 80 .481 19.5 548 620 -72 W1 35-41 38-40 6 6 11 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 152 64 88 .421 28.5 670 752 -82 W1 28-48 36-40 7 7 15 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 153 63 90 .412 30.0 617 695 -78 L4 29-47 34-43 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 153 85 68 .556 0.0 689 662 27 L1 40-36 45-32 1 1 3 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 144 80 64 .556 0.5 673 584 89 W1 34-37 45-28 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 152 83 69 .546 1.5 696 597 99 W1 41-34 42-35 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 148 75 73 .507 7.5 631 648 -17 L1 31-45 44-28 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 148 72 76 .486 10.5 650 658 -8 W1 35-39 37-37 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 153 73 80 .477 12.0 755 731 24 W1 31-46 42-34 6 6 12 -- dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 152 69 83 .454 15.5 625 716 -91 L2 29-48 40-35 7 7 13 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 154 65 89 .422 20.5 597 720 -123 L1 27-49 37-41 8 8 14 -- dnq
16 record(s)