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Saturday May 9,1959This 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 1959-05-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox3Baltimore Orioles4BoxHoyt WilhelmBilly HoeftBilly Loes
Cleveland Indians5Chicago White Sox9BoxRay MooreHerb Score(none)
Kansas City Athletics4Detroit Tigers7BoxJim BunningBob Grim(none)
Washington Senators I7New York Yankees0BoxHal GriggsBob Turley(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Milwaukee Braves0BoxBob PurkeyWarren Spahn(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxRon KlineRuben Gomez(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6San Francisco Giants5BoxClem LabineGordon Jones(none)
Chicago Cubs1St. Louis Cardinals11BoxLarry JacksonGlen Hobbie(none)

Standings as of 1959-05-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians22157.682--12972576-19-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1327458.561
224Baltimore Orioles241410.5832.094109-159-65-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1306070.462
335Washington Senators I251411.5602.51211061510-74-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1294980.380
448Chicago White Sox231211.5223.5111121-106-35-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1318249.626
5510Kansas City Athletics241113.4585.0115129-143-58-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1305575.423
6611Boston Red Sox221012.4555.011110295-85-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1326567.492
7714New York Yankees22913.4096.0908648-91-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1327062.530
8816Detroit Tigers24816.3338.0107153-461-68-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1306862.523
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds23149.609--146116303-311-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1316071.458
223Milwaukee Braves22139.5910.510993164-38-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1347361.545
336Los Angeles Dodgers271512.5561.0137139-29-96-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1297356.566
447San Francisco Giants241311.5421.51089999-64-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1307060.538
559Chicago Cubs261313.5002.5106114-89-94-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1286167.477
6612Pittsburgh Pirates251114.4404.0100116-164-57-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1296762.519
7713Philadelphia Phillies231013.4354.0107119-123-57-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1315477.412
8815St. Louis Cardinals26917.3466.5105122-176-113-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1286266.484


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Murry DicksonP42.261Purchased by Athletics from Yankees.