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Saturday April 18,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-04-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators I1Baltimore Orioles6BoxJerry WalkerChuck Stobbs(none)
New York Yankees16Boston Red Sox7BoxDuke MaasTed BowsfieldJim Coates
Detroit Tigers5Chicago White Sox2BoxBilly HoeftRay MooreTom Morgan
Kansas City Athletics4Cleveland Indians13BoxDon FerrareseRalph Terry(none)
Philadelphia Phillies14Cincinnati Reds9BoxAl SchrollDon Newcombe(none)
Chicago Cubs7Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxArt FowlerJohn BuzhardtJohnny Klippstein
Pittsburgh Pirates11Milwaukee Braves5BoxVern LawBob Buhl(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1San Francisco Giants8BoxJack SanfordLindy McDaniel(none)

Standings as of 1959-04-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians6601.000--3615212-04-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1488365.561
223New York Yankees642.6672.03924153-21-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1487573.507
334Chicago White Sox853.6252.03549-142-12-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1468957.610
449Baltimore Orioles633.5003.02333-100-13-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1487177.480
5511Boston Red Sox633.5003.0323200-13-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1487276.486
6612Washington Senators I624.3334.02631-51-41-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1486187.412
7713Kansas City Athletics725.2864.52936-72-30-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1476483.435
8815Detroit Tigers716.1435.5353501-31-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1477572.510
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves651.833--302282-02-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1508169.540
225San Francisco Giants853.6251.0383263-02-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1467868.534
336Philadelphia Phillies532.6001.5272252-21-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1496188.409
447Chicago Cubs743.5711.54230123-21-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1477077.476
558Los Angeles Dodgers743.5711.53237-51-13-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1498465.564
6610Cincinnati Reds633.5002.02829-10-13-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1487177.480
7714St. Louis Cardinals826.2504.02740-132-30-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1466977.473
8816Pittsburgh Pirates716.1434.52436-121-40-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1477770.524