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MLB Games on Sunday May 17, 1959

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Cleveland IndiansAL7Baltimore OriolesAL8Box | PBP110Memorial StadiumDay3:22Jerry WalkerJim Perry---Triandos
Cleveland IndiansAL8Baltimore OriolesAL3Box | PBP921,177Memorial StadiumDay2:37Gary BellMilt Pappas---Minoso
Detroit TigersAL1Boston Red SoxAL10Box | PBP917,180Fenway ParkDay2:42Ike DelockPaul Foytack---Gernert, Keough
Kansas City AthleticsAL2New York YankeesAL3Box | PBP90Yankee Stadium IDay2:22Don LarsenBud Daley---Maris
Kansas City AthleticsAL10New York YankeesAL0Box | PBP929,046Yankee Stadium IDay2:09Bob GrimTom Sturdivant---Hadley, Williams
Chicago White SoxAL2Washington Senators IAL4Box | PBP90Griffith StadiumDay2:12Pedro RamosDick Donovan---Bertoia, Lemon
Chicago White SoxAL10Washington Senators IAL7Box | PBP922,240Griffith StadiumDay2:55Bob ShawBill FischerTurk LownKillebrew (2)
Pittsburgh PiratesNL5Chicago CubsNL4Box | PBP90Wrigley FieldDay:00Vern LawBob AndersonRoy FaceClemente, Long, Mazeroski (2), Thomson
Pittsburgh PiratesNL6Chicago CubsNL7Box | PBP932,017Wrigley FieldDay2:19Glen HobbieBennie DanielsBill HenryBanks, Clemente, Hoak, Long, Skinner
Milwaukee BravesNL8Los Angeles DodgersNL3Box | PBP949,347Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumDay2:28Lew BurdetteDon Drysdale---Aaron, Crandall, Demeter, Neal
Cincinnati RedsNL1San Francisco GiantsNL9Box | PBP922,725Seals StadiumDay2:20Stu MillerBob Purkey---Mays, Rodgers (2)
11 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 Sunday, May 17, 1959

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -112Cleveland Indians291910.655-1711086310-49-61257055.560
AL -223Chicago White Sox322012.6250.51651481712-47-91227448.607
AL -334Baltimore Orioles321814.5632.5124139-1510-68-81225666.459
AL -449Washington Senators I341717.5004.51581481010-97-81204674.383
AL -5511Kansas City Athletics301416.4675.5141149-86-88-81245272.419
AL -6612Boston Red Sox301317.4336.514714437-86-91246262.500
AL -7713New York Yankees291217.4147.0111120-98-94-81256758.536
AL -8816Detroit Tigers301020.3339.5125186-612-109-91246658.532
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -111Milwaukee Braves291910.655-151117348-410-71276760.528
NL -225San Francisco Giants321814.5632.5163120439-69-81226557.533
NL -336Chicago Cubs341816.5293.5154149510-108-61205664.467
NL -447Los Angeles Dodgers341816.5293.5167179-1210-98-71227052.574
NL -558Cincinnati Reds311615.5164.0165167-25-911-61235865.472
NL -6610Pittsburgh Pirates341618.4715.5146171-258-88-101206258.517
NL -7714St. Louis Cardinals331320.3948.0154158-46-117-91215863.479
NL -8815Philadelphia Phillies311120.3559.0134173-394-127-81235370.431
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