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Wednesday April 22,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-04-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4Boston Red Sox8BoxMurray WallArnie Portocarrero(none)
Cleveland Indians10Detroit Tigers1BoxGary BellFrank Lary(none)
Chicago White Sox20Kansas City Athletics6BoxBob ShawBud Daley(none)
New York Yankees1Washington Senators I0BoxWhitey FordChuck Stobbs(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Chicago Cubs2BoxVinegar Bend MizellTaylor Phillips(none)
San Francisco Giants6Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJack SanfordCarl ErskineSam Jones
Milwaukee Braves2Philadelphia Phillies0BoxLew BurdetteRobin Roberts(none)
Cincinnati Reds8Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxRoy FaceOrlando Pena(none)

Standings as of 1959-04-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians981.889--6321424-04-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1458164.559
223New York Yankees963.6672.05533225-31-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1457372.503
335Chicago White Sox1064.6002.55863-53-22-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1448856.611
447Boston Red Sox954.5563.0474520-15-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1457075.483
558Baltimore Orioles1055.5003.54152-111-24-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1446975.479
6612Kansas City Athletics1046.4004.54762-153-31-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1446282.431
7713Washington Senators I1037.3005.53952-132-51-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1446084.417
8816Detroit Tigers918.1117.03759-221-31-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1457570.517
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves871.875--3926133-03-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1487969.534
224Los Angeles Dodgers1174.6361.5545401-16-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1458164.559
336San Francisco Giants1275.5832.0554784-23-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1427666.535
449Chicago Cubs1055.5003.0484623-32-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1446975.479
5510Cincinnati Reds945.4443.5525020-34-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1457075.483
6611Philadelphia Phillies734.4293.53236-42-31-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1476186.415
7714St. Louis Cardinals1138.2735.53646-103-50-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1436875.476
8815Pittsburgh Pirates826.2505.03344-111-41-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1467670.521