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Thursday May 7,1959This 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 1959-05-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox1Detroit Tigers3BoxFrank LaryIke Delock(none)
Baltimore Orioles10Washington Senators I1BoxJerry WalkerPedro Ramos(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxRoy FaceJim Owens(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Francisco Giants1BoxStan WilliamsJack Sanford(none)
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxHowie NunnDon Elston(none)

Standings as of 1959-05-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians20146.700--12162595-09-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1347559.560
223Baltimore Orioles22139.5912.090101-119-64-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1326171.462
337Washington Senators I241311.5423.011410689-74-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1305080.385
448Chicago White Sox211110.5243.5101113-126-34-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1338350.624
5510Kansas City Athletics221111.5004.0107117-103-38-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1325577.417
6611Boston Red Sox20911.4505.01039854-75-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1346668.493
7714New York Yankees21912.4295.59079118-91-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1337063.526
8816Detroit Tigers22616.2739.095145-501-66-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1327062.530
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves20137.650--10787204-38-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1367363.537
224Cincinnati Reds21129.5711.5140114261-311-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1336271.466
335Los Angeles Dodgers251411.5601.512812538-86-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1317457.565
446San Francisco Giants221210.5452.0949049-63-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1327161.538
559Chicago Cubs241212.5003.010210118-84-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1306268.477
6612Pittsburgh Pirates231013.4354.590107-174-56-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1316863.519
7713Philadelphia Phillies21912.4294.598109-112-47-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1335578.414
8815St. Louis Cardinals24816.3337.092118-266-112-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1306367.485


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim PisoniOF29.266Returned to Yankees. 
Al SchrollP27.046Returned to Red Sox.