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Friday May 15,1959This 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.

1959 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Month Day Year

Games on 1959-05-15

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers1Baltimore Orioles2BoxBilly LoesDon Mossi(none)
Cleveland Indians4Boston Red Sox3BoxMudcat GrantTom BrewerJim Perry
Chicago White Sox6New York Yankees0BoxBilly PierceWhitey Ford(none)
Kansas City Athletics4Washington Senators I2BoxRay HerbertRuss Kemmerer(none)
Cincinnati Reds5San Francisco Giants2BoxDon NewcombeJack Sanford(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals8BoxVinegar Bend MizellRobin Roberts(none)

Standings as of 1959-05-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians26179.654--14491538-39-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1287256.563
223Chicago White Sox291811.6210.51491341510-37-9W7T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1257649.608
335Baltimore Orioles291613.5522.5107123-1610-66-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1255867.464
4410Washington Senators I311516.4844.5140134610-95-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1234875.390
5511Kansas City Athletics271314.4814.5127139-125-68-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1275374.417
6612Boston Red Sox281216.4296.013113107-85-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1266363.500
7713New York Yankees261115.4236.010510418-93-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1286860.531
8816Detroit Tigers281018.3578.0123170-472-89-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1266660.524
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves271710.630--137114236-410-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1296960.535
224Los Angeles Dodgers321814.5631.5164165-110-98-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1247054.565
336Cincinnati Reds291613.5522.0162149135-711-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1255867.464
447San Francisco Giants301614.5332.5145117289-67-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1246757.540
558Chicago Cubs311615.5163.0140136410-106-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1235865.472
669Pittsburgh Pirates311516.4844.0133157-247-68-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1236360.512
7714St. Louis Cardinals321220.3757.5146156-106-116-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1225963.484
8815Philadelphia Phillies301119.3677.5132165-334-117-8L6T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1245371.427

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Don MuellerOF32.031Released by White Sox.