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Wednesday May 27,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-05-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators I6Baltimore Orioles0BoxCamilo PascualArnie Portocarrero(none)
Cleveland Indians1Chicago White Sox5BoxEarly WynnGary BellGerry Staley
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees3BoxDuke MaasIke DelockRyne Duren
Philadelphia Phillies4Cincinnati Reds10BoxBob PurkeyRobin Roberts(none)
Chicago Cubs1Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDon DrysdaleGlen Hobbie(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Milwaukee Braves4BoxWarren SpahnVern LawDon McMahon
St. Louis Cardinals4San Francisco Giants9BoxJohnny AntonelliGary BlaylockAl Worthington

Standings as of 1959-05-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians382414.632--1961356113-611-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1166551.560
223Chicago White Sox402416.6001.01931831015-78-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1147044.614
334Baltimore Orioles412318.5612.5149179-3010-613-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1135162.451
4410Washington Senators I422022.4766.01971841313-117-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1124369.384
5511Kansas City Athletics371720.4596.518217757-910-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1174968.419
6613Detroit Tigers391722.4367.5185216-319-129-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1155956.513
7714Boston Red Sox381622.4218.0181192-118-98-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1165957.509
8815New York Yankees371522.4058.5148165-1710-115-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1176453.547
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves392514.641--1941544012-812-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1176156.521
225San Francisco Giants412318.5613.01981564211-712-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1136053.531
336Los Angeles Dodgers442321.5234.5214221-711-1012-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1126547.580
447Chicago Cubs422121.5005.5184187-311-1110-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1125359.473
558Pittsburgh Pirates432122.4886.0176210-349-1212-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1115754.514
669Cincinnati Reds412021.4886.0214215-17-1513-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1135459.478
7712St. Louis Cardinals411823.4398.019819179-129-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1135360.469
8816Philadelphia Phillies411526.36611.0179223-445-1610-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1134964.434