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MLB Games on Friday May 8, 1959

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Boston Red SoxAL5Baltimore OriolesAL0Box | PBP922,520Memorial StadiumNight2:30Frank SullivanBilly O'Dell---Jensen, Runnels
Cleveland IndiansAL3Chicago White SoxAL1Box | PBP919,170Comiskey ParkNight2:23Cal McLishDick Donovan---Colavito, Landis
Kansas City AthleticsAL4Detroit TigersAL5Box | PBP916,176Briggs StadiumNight2:09Ray NarleskiRay Herbert---Berberet
Cincinnati RedsNL3Milwaukee BravesNL2Box | PBP916,624County StadiumNight2:28Brooks LawrenceLew Burdette------
Philadelphia PhilliesNL8Pittsburgh PiratesNL1Box | PBP917,691Forbes FieldNight2:36Gene ConleyRed WittTurk Farrell---
Los Angeles DodgersNL3San Francisco GiantsNL9Box | PBP922,706Seals StadiumNight2:34Johnny AntonelliDanny McDevitt---Brandt, Mays
Chicago CubsNL3St. Louis CardinalsNL2Box | PBP109,245Sportsman's ParkNight2:51Bill HenryJim Brosnan------
7 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 Friday, May 08, 1959

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Cleveland Indians21156.714-12463616-09-61337459.556
AL -224Baltimore Orioles231310.5653.090106-169-64-41316170.466
AL -336Washington Senators I241311.5423.511410689-74-41305080.385
AL -449Chicago White Sox221111.5004.5102116-146-34-91328349.629
AL -5510Kansas City Athletics231112.4785.0111122-113-48-81315576.420
AL -6611Boston Red Sox211011.4765.010898105-75-41336568.489
AL -7713New York Yankees21912.4296.09079118-91-31337063.526
AL -8816Detroit Tigers23716.3049.0100149-491-67-91316962.527
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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -112Milwaukee Braves21138.619-10990194-38-61357362.541
NL -223Cincinnati Reds22139.5910.5143116272-311-61326171.462
NL -335San Francisco Giants231310.5651.010393109-64-41317061.534
NL -447Los Angeles Dodgers261412.5381.5131134-38-96-31307456.569
NL -558Chicago Cubs251312.5202.010510329-84-41296168.473
NL -6612Philadelphia Phillies221012.4553.5106110-43-47-81325478.409
NL -7714Pittsburgh Pirates241014.4174.591115-244-56-91306862.523
NL -8815St. Louis Cardinals25817.3207.094121-276-112-61296366.488
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