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Saturday March 21,1959This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Standings at end of 1958 season.

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1559362.600--75957718248-2944-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I-1-10
224Chicago White Sox1558273.52911.06346151935-4347-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park-10-1
336Boston Red Sox1527775.50714.5675677-228-4749-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park2201.000
447Cleveland Indians1517675.50315.06836236034-4142-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium211.500
558Detroit Tigers1547777.50015.56596065334-4343-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium000
6610Baltimore Orioles1547579.48717.5521575-5428-4846-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium-1-10
7711Kansas City Athletics1517279.47719.0616680-6430-4841-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium312.333
8816Washington Senators I1566294.39731.5553747-19428-5033-45L13T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium-2-1-1
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1468759.596--65352412942-3145-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium853.625
223Pittsburgh Pirates1427963.5566.06295656434-4045-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1257.417
335San Francisco Giants1538073.52310.57256953036-4144-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium101.000
449Cincinnati Reds1547678.49415.06956217436-4140-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field000
5512St. Louis Cardinals1547282.46819.0619704-8533-4439-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park000
6613Chicago Cubs1456778.46219.5676697-2133-3634-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field954.556
7714Los Angeles Dodgers1547183.46120.0668761-9332-4539-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum000
8815Philadelphia Phillies1546985.44822.0664762-9834-4335-42W6T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium000


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Larry DobyOF35.099Traded by Indians to Tigers for Tito Francona. 
Tito FranconaOF-1B25.137Traded by Tigers to Indians for Larry Doby.