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Sunday April 26,1959This 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.



1959 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 1959-04-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox6Cleveland Indians5BoxEarly WynnDon FerrareseGerry Staley
Chicago White Sox5Cleveland Indians2BoxBilly PierceGary Bell(none)
Detroit Tigers3Kansas City Athletics4BoxBob GrimJim BunningBud Daley
Baltimore Orioles5New York Yankees4BoxMilt PappasWhitey FordErnie Johnson
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees2BoxHoyt WilhelmDuke Maas(none)
Boston Red Sox1Washington Senators I2BoxBill FischerJerry Casale(none)
San Francisco Giants3Chicago Cubs2BoxJack SanfordGlen Hobbie(none)
Milwaukee Braves10Cincinnati Reds11BoxBob PurkeyWarren Spahn(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates9Philadelphia Phillies2BoxVern LawDon Cardwell(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Philadelphia Phillies10BoxJack MeyerBob Friend(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers17St. Louis Cardinals11BoxGene SnyderPhil Clark(none)

Standings as of 1959-04-26

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians14104.714--9248445-05-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1407961.564
223Baltimore Orioles1495.6431.05966-75-24-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1406575.464
334Chicago White Sox1495.6431.08182-16-32-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1408555.607
448Kansas City Athletics1376.5382.56973-43-34-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1415982.418
6610New York Yankees1367.4623.56446185-41-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1417368.518
5511Boston Red Sox1367.4623.5666511-35-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1416972.489
7712Washington Senators I1468.4294.05466-122-54-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1405783.407
8816Detroit Tigers13112.0778.55291-391-61-5L6T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1417566.532
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1284.667--6855134-33-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1447866.542
225Los Angeles Dodgers1495.643--797363-26-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1427963.556
336San Francisco Giants1596.6000.5655786-33-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1397465.532
447Cincinnati Reds1376.5381.5827841-36-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1416774.475
559Chicago Cubs1477.5002.0645773-34-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1406773.479
6613Philadelphia Phillies1257.4173.05565-102-33-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1425983.415
7714Pittsburgh Pirates1358.3853.56168-74-51-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1417368.518
8815St. Louis Cardinals15411.2675.55677-213-61-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1396772.482

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