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Wednesday May 13,1959This 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 1959-05-13

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox4Boston Red Sox0BoxBob ShawFrank Sullivan(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Chicago Cubs10BoxGlen HobbieBob Purkey(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxRoy FaceDon Drysdale(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0San Francisco Giants6BoxSam JonesRuben Gomez(none)
Milwaukee Braves3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxWarren SpahnLarry Jackson(none)

Standings as of 1959-05-13

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians25169.640--14088527-39-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1297356.566
223Chicago White Sox271611.5931.012912818-37-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1277849.614
335Baltimore Orioles271512.5562.0104120-1610-65-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1275968.465
449Washington Senators I291514.5173.01361261010-95-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1254877.384
5511Boston Red Sox261214.4624.512211397-85-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1286365.492
6613New York Yankees251114.4405.01059878-93-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1296861.527
7712Kansas City Athletics251114.4405.0121136-153-68-8L6T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1295574.426
8816Detroit Tigers26917.3467.5118166-481-79-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1286761.523
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves261610.615--129107225-410-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1307060.538
224Los Angeles Dodgers311813.5810.5158158010-98-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1257055.560
336San Francisco Giants281513.5362.0135112239-66-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1266858.540
447Chicago Cubs301614.5332.0140134610-106-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1245866.468
558Cincinnati Reds271413.5192.515514783-711-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1276067.472
6610Pittsburgh Pirates301416.4674.0126151-256-68-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1246460.516
7714Philadelphia Phillies281117.3936.0130149-194-97-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1265373.421
8815St. Louis Cardinals301119.3677.0131146-156-115-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1246064.484


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Larry DobyOF35.152Purchased by White Sox from Tigers. 
Bob PorterfieldP35.277Signed as Free Agent by Cubs.