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Tuesday April 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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Games on 1959-04-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles5Boston Red Sox2BoxHoyt WilhelmJerry Casale(none)
Cleveland Indians14Detroit Tigers1BoxCal McLishPaul Foytack(none)
Chicago White Sox3Kansas City Athletics8BoxBob GrimBilly Pierce(none)
New York Yankees11Washington Senators I4BoxDon LarsenPedro RamosDuke Maas
St. Louis Cardinals0Chicago Cubs1BoxGlen HobbieGary Blaylock(none)
San Francisco Giants7Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxArt FowlerAl Worthington(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Milwaukee Braves7BoxWarren SpahnBob Purkey(none)

Standings as of 1959-04-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians871.875--5320333-04-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1468264.562
224New York Yankees853.6252.05433214-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1467472.507
335Baltimore Orioles954.5562.53744-71-14-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1456976.476
446Chicago White Sox954.5562.53857-192-22-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1458956.614
5510Boston Red Sox844.5003.03941-20-14-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1467175.486
6612Kansas City Athletics945.4443.54142-13-31-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1456283.428
7713Washington Senators I936.3334.53951-122-51-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1456085.414
8816Detroit Tigers817.1256.03649-131-31-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1467571.514
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves761.857--3726112-03-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1498069.537
223Los Angeles Dodgers1073.7000.5514831-16-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1468165.555
337Chicago Cubs954.5562.0463883-32-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1456976.476
448San Francisco Giants1165.5452.0494453-23-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1437766.538
559Cincinnati Reds844.5002.5444130-24-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1467076.479
6611Philadelphia Phillies633.5002.53234-22-31-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1486187.412
7714St. Louis Cardinals1028.2005.52844-162-50-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1446975.479
8815Pittsburgh Pirates716.1435.02436-121-40-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1477770.524