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Wednesday April 29,1959This 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 1959-04-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Chicago White Sox2BoxBob TurleyRay Moore(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Detroit Tigers7BoxFrank LaryArnie Portocarrero(none)
Washington Senators I6Kansas City Athletics7BoxTom GormanVito Valentinetti(none)
Chicago Cubs8Cincinnati Reds18BoxBrooks LawrenceMoe DrabowskyBob Mabe
St. Louis Cardinals3Milwaukee Braves9BoxLew BurdetteLarry Jackson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJack MeyerJohnny Podres(none)
San Francisco Giants2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxRon KlineJohnny Antonelli(none)

Standings as of 1959-04-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord 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
224Baltimore Orioles1596.6001.56073-135-34-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1396574.468
335Chicago White Sox1596.6001.58387-46-32-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1398554.612
448Kansas City Athletics1587.5332.57987-83-35-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1395881.417
559New York Yankees1477.5003.06948216-41-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1407268.514
6612Boston Red Sox1367.4623.5666511-35-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1416972.489
7713Washington Senators I1679.4384.06876-83-64-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1385682.406
8816Detroit Tigers14212.1438.05992-331-62-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1407466.529
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1394.692--7758194-34-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1437766.538
223Los Angeles Dodgers16106.6250.59281114-36-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1407862.557
336Cincinnati Reds1486.5711.510086141-37-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1406674.471
447San Francisco Giants1697.5631.5676076-43-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1387464.536
5510Chicago Cubs1578.4673.07275-33-44-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1396772.482
6611Philadelphia Phillies1367.4623.06069-92-34-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1415883.411
7714Pittsburgh Pirates1569.4004.06779-124-52-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1397267.518
8815St. Louis Cardinals16412.2506.55986-273-71-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1386771.486