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Monday May 18,1959This 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 1959-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians0Baltimore Orioles3BoxHal BrownDon FerrareseBilly Loes
Detroit Tigers14Boston Red Sox2BoxJim BunningFrank Sullivan(none)
Chicago White Sox9Washington Senators I2BoxEarly WynnChuck Stobbs(none)
Cincinnati Reds9Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxOrlando PenaClem Labine(none)
Milwaukee Braves4San Francisco Giants2BoxWarren SpahnSam Jones(none)

Standings as of 1959-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox332112.636--1741502413-47-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1217348.603
223Cleveland Indians301911.6330.51711116010-59-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1247054.565
334Baltimore Orioles331914.5762.0127139-1210-69-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1215566.455
449Washington Senators I351718.4865.0160157310-97-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1194673.387
5511Kansas City Athletics301416.4675.5141149-86-88-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1245272.419
6612Boston Red Sox311318.4197.0149158-97-86-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1236261.504
7713New York Yankees291217.4147.0111120-98-94-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1256758.536
8816Detroit Tigers311120.3559.0139188-493-109-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1236558.528
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves302010.667--155119369-410-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1266660.524
225San Francisco Giants331815.5453.5165124419-69-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1216556.537
336Cincinnati Reds321715.5314.017417406-911-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1225765.467
447Chicago Cubs341816.5294.0154149510-108-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1205664.467
558Los Angeles Dodgers351817.5144.5174188-1410-98-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1217051.579
6610Pittsburgh Pirates341618.4716.0146171-258-88-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1206258.517
7714St. Louis Cardinals331320.3948.5154158-46-117-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1215863.479
8815Philadelphia Phillies311120.3559.5134173-394-127-8L7T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1235370.431