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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 Friday, May 01, 1959

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Cleveland Indians15114.733-9650465-06-41397861.561
AL -223Chicago White Sox17116.6471.08890-26-34-41378354.606
AL -335Kansas City Athletics17107.5882.08993-43-37-41375681.409
AL -448Baltimore Orioles1798.5293.06683-175-54-31376572.474
AL -559Washington Senators I1899.5003.5818015-64-31365482.397
AL -6612New York Yankees1679.4384.57456186-61-31387266.522
AL -7713Boston Red Sox1468.4294.5666601-45-41406971.493
AL -8816Detroit Tigers16214.1259.563105-421-62-71387464.536
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -112Milwaukee Braves15105.667-8264184-35-31417665.539
NL -224Los Angeles Dodgers18117.6110.510190115-46-31387761.558
NL -336San Francisco Giants17107.5881.0736497-43-31377364.533
NL -447Cincinnati Reds1697.5631.510792151-38-41386573.471
NL -5510Chicago Cubs1789.4713.07781-44-54-41376671.482
NL -6611Philadelphia Phillies1578.4673.06877-92-35-51395782.410
NL -7714Pittsburgh Pirates16610.3754.57386-134-52-51387266.522
NL -8815St. Louis Cardinals18513.2786.56693-274-81-51366670.485
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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