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MLB Games on Thursday April 23, 1959

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Baltimore OriolesAL8Boston Red SoxAL7Box | PBP97,296Fenway ParkDay3:22Ernie JohnsonLeo KielyBilly LoesTasby
Cleveland IndiansAL10Detroit TigersAL4Box | PBP93,197Briggs StadiumDay2:48Dick BrodowskiRay Narleski---Martin
New York YankeesAL2Washington Senators IAL3Box | PBP92,932Griffith StadiumDay2:12Russ KemmererBob TurleyTex ClevengerMantle
St. Louis CardinalsNL1Chicago CubsNL6Box | PBP95,788Wrigley FieldDay2:20Moe DrabowskyLindy McDanielDon ElstonLong, Moryn, White
Milwaukee BravesNL3Philadelphia PhilliesNL4Box | PBP98,689Connie Mack StadiumNight2:30Ray SemprochJuan Pizarro---Aaron, Bowman, Freese, Hamner, Mathews
Cincinnati RedsNL5Pittsburgh PiratesNL2Box | PBP918,819Forbes FieldNight2:32Brooks LawrenceRed Witt------
6 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Thursday, April 23, 1959

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Cleveland Indians1091.900-7325485-04-11448064.556
AL -225Chicago White Sox1064.6003.05863-53-22-31448856.611
AL -334New York Yankees1064.6003.05736215-41-01447371.507
AL -447Baltimore Orioles1165.5453.54959-102-24-31436875.476
AL -5511Boston Red Sox1055.5004.0545310-15-41447074.486
AL -6612Kansas City Athletics1046.4005.04762-153-31-31446282.431
AL -7713Washington Senators I1147.3645.54254-122-52-21435984.413
AL -8816Detroit Tigers1019.1008.04169-281-31-51447569.521
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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -112Milwaukee Braves972.778-4230123-13-21477968.537
NL -223Los Angeles Dodgers1174.6361.0545401-16-31458164.559
NL -336San Francisco Giants1275.5831.5554784-23-31427666.535
NL -448Chicago Cubs1165.5452.0544773-33-21436875.476
NL -559Cincinnati Reds1055.5002.5575251-34-21446975.479
NL -6610Philadelphia Phillies844.5002.53639-32-32-11466086.411
NL -7714St. Louis Cardinals1239.2505.53752-153-60-31426874.479
NL -8815Pittsburgh Pirates927.2225.03549-141-41-31457669.524
16 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season