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Sunday April 12,1959This 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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Games on 1959-04-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox5Detroit Tigers3BoxDick DonovanFrank LaryBob Shaw
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees3BoxBob TurleyTom Brewer(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Chicago Cubs3BoxJohnny KlippsteinTaylor PhillipsClem Labine
San Francisco Giants6St. Louis Cardinals3BoxAl WorthingtonVinegar Bend Mizell(none)

Standings as of 1959-04-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
441Washington Senators I1101.0001.09270-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1536291.405
335New York Yankees1101.0001.03210-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1537875.510
226Cleveland Indians2201.0000.59632-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1528765.572
117Chicago White Sox3301.000--1723-62-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1519160.603
5516Baltimore Orioles101.0002.029-70-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1537479.484
7714Detroit Tigers303.0003.0231760-01-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1517675.503
8812Kansas City Athletics202.0002.569-30-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1526686.434
6611Boston Red Sox101.0002.023-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1537578.490
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
332Milwaukee Braves2201.0000.512392-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1548470.545
114Philadelphia Phillies1101.000--2110-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1536390.412
223San Francisco Giants3301.0001.0171073-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1518071.530
5510Cincinnati Reds211.5000.55320-11-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1527379.480
669Los Angeles Dodgers211.5000.569-31-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1548767.565
448Chicago Cubs211.5000.59630-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1527379.480
8813St. Louis Cardinals303.0002.01017-70-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1517180.470
7715Pittsburgh Pirates303.0002.0416-120-10-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1517873.517


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike BaxesSS-2B28.115Traded by Athletics with Bob Martyn to Yankees for Tom Carroll and Russ Snyder. 
Tom CarrollSS-3B22.207Traded by Yankees with Russ Snyder to Athletics for Bob Martyn and Mike Baxes. 
Bob MartynOF28.240Traded by Athletics with Mike Baxes to Yankees for Tom Carroll and Russ Snyder. 
Russ SnyderOF24.294Traded by Yankees with Tom Carroll to Athletics for Bob Martyn and Mike Baxes.