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Saturday May 23,1959This 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 1959-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees13Baltimore Orioles5BoxDon LarsenMilt PappasDuke Maas
Washington Senators I10Boston Red Sox4BoxTex ClevengerMurray Wall(none)
Detroit Tigers6Cleveland Indians4BoxJim BunningCal McLish(none)
Chicago White Sox0Kansas City Athletics16BoxBud DaleyEarly Wynn(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Chicago Cubs1BoxLarry JacksonDave Hillman(none)
San Francisco Giants4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxSam JonesStan Williams(none)
Milwaukee Braves2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJim OwensWarren Spahn(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBennie DanielsOrlando PenaRon Blackburn

Standings as of 1959-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians342212.647--1861226412-510-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1206753.558
223Chicago White Sox372314.6220.51821711115-67-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1177146.607
334Baltimore Orioles372116.5682.5141158-1710-611-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1175364.453
4410Kansas City Athletics341618.4716.016615887-99-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1205070.417
5511Washington Senators I391821.4626.5178175311-107-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1154570.391
6613Boston Red Sox351520.4297.5164179-157-88-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1196059.504
7714Detroit Tigers351421.4008.5164202-386-119-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1196257.521
8815New York Yankees331320.3948.5133149-169-104-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1216655.545
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves342212.647--1781354311-610-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1226458.525
225San Francisco Giants372017.5413.51771393810-710-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1176354.538
336Los Angeles Dodgers402119.5254.0197208-1110-911-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1166749.578
447Chicago Cubs392019.5134.5171172-110-1010-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1155461.470
558Pittsburgh Pirates391920.4875.5166200-349-1010-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1155956.513
669Cincinnati Reds371819.4865.5197203-67-1311-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1175661.479
7712St. Louis Cardinals381721.4477.0183170138-119-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1165462.466
8816Philadelphia Phillies361323.36110.0158200-425-148-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1185167.432