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Friday May 22,1959This 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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Games on 1959-05-22

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees0Baltimore Orioles5BoxHoyt WilhelmBob Turley(none)
Washington Senators I3Boston Red Sox4BoxIke DelockCamilo Pascual(none)
Detroit Tigers0Cleveland Indians1BoxGary BellPaul Foytack(none)
Chicago White Sox2Kansas City Athletics1BoxBob ShawBob GrimTurk Lown
St. Louis Cardinals3Chicago Cubs1BoxJim BrosnanBill Henry(none)
San Francisco Giants1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDon DrysdaleAl Worthington(none)
Milwaukee Braves10Philadelphia Phillies5BoxLew BurdetteRobin Roberts(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxVern LawHal Jeffcoat(none)

Standings as of 1959-05-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians332211.667--1821166612-510-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1216754.554
223Chicago White Sox362313.6390.51821552715-57-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1187147.602
334Baltimore Orioles362115.5832.5136145-910-611-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1185365.449
4410Kansas City Athletics331518.4557.0150158-87-98-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1215170.421
5511Washington Senators I381721.4477.5168171-310-107-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1164670.397
6612Boston Red Sox341519.4417.5160169-97-88-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1206060.500
7714Detroit Tigers341321.3829.5158198-405-119-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1206357.525
8815New York Yankees321220.3759.5120144-248-104-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1226755.549
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves332211.667--1761314511-510-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1236459.520
225Los Angeles Dodgers392118.5384.0195204-910-911-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1176750.573
336San Francisco Giants361917.5284.5173137369-710-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1186454.542
447Chicago Cubs382018.5264.5170167310-1010-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1165462.466
558Cincinnati Reds361818.5005.5192197-57-1211-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1185662.475
669Pittsburgh Pirates381820.4746.5160195-359-109-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1166056.517
7713St. Louis Cardinals371621.4328.017816997-119-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1175562.470
8816Philadelphia Phillies351223.34311.0154198-445-147-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1195267.437

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim Baxes2B-3B30.321Traded by Dodgers to Indians for Fred Hatfield and Cash. 
Fred Hatfield3B-2B34.065Traded by Indians with Cash to Dodgers for Jim Baxes. 
Jim HearnP38.041Released by Phillies.