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Sunday May 24,1959This 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 1959-05-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees9Baltimore Orioles0BoxWhitey FordBilly O'Dell(none)
New York Yankees1Baltimore Orioles2BoxJerry WalkerArt Ditmar(none)
Washington Senators I8Boston Red Sox3BoxBill FischerJerry CasaleChuck Stobbs
Detroit Tigers2Cleveland Indians3BoxHerb ScoreRay Narleski(none)
Detroit Tigers6Cleveland Indians3BoxFrank LaryMike GarciaDave Sisler
Chicago White Sox6Kansas City Athletics8BoxRay HerbertBilly Pierce(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Chicago Cubs3BoxLindy McDanielMoe Drabowsky(none)
San Francisco Giants6Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxJack SanfordDanny McDevitt(none)
Milwaukee Braves0Philadelphia Phillies6BoxGene ConleyJoey Jay(none)
Milwaukee Braves8Philadelphia Phillies3BoxCarl WilleyTaylor Phillips(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxRon KlineBrooks Lawrence(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxRon BlackburnBob Purkey(none)

Standings as of 1959-05-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians362313.639--1921306212-511-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1186652.559
223Chicago White Sox382315.6051.0188179915-77-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1167145.612
334Baltimore Orioles392217.5642.5143168-2510-612-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1155263.452
449Kansas City Athletics351718.4865.5174164107-910-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1194970.412
5510Washington Senators I401921.4756.0186178812-107-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1144470.386
6613Boston Red Sox361521.4178.0167187-207-88-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1186058.508
7714Detroit Tigers371522.4058.5172208-367-129-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1176156.521
8815New York Yankees351421.4008.5143151-810-114-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1196554.546
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves362313.639--1861444212-710-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1206357.525
225San Francisco Giants382117.5533.01831404311-710-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1166254.534
447Pittsburgh Pirates412120.5124.5173205-329-1012-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1135756.504
336Los Angeles Dodgers412120.5124.5198214-1610-911-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1156748.583
558Chicago Cubs402020.5005.0174179-510-1010-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1145460.474
7711St. Louis Cardinals391821.4626.5190173179-119-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1155362.461
6612Cincinnati Reds391821.4626.5202210-87-1511-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1155659.487
8816Philadelphia Phillies381424.36810.0167208-415-149-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1165066.431