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Sunday May 31,1959This 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 1959-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles2Boston Red Sox1BoxHal BrownIke Delock(none)
Kansas City Athletics9Chicago White Sox1BoxNed GarverEarly Wynn(none)
Cleveland Indians4Detroit Tigers7BoxJerry DavieMike Garcia(none)
New York Yankees3Washington Senators I0BoxBob TurleyCamilo Pascual(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Cincinnati Reds2BoxVern LawBob Purkey(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates14Cincinnati Reds11BoxRoy FaceBob Mabe(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxSandy KoufaxGary BlaylockDanny McDevitt
Philadelphia Phillies6Milwaukee Braves0BoxRobin RobertsLew Burdette(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Milwaukee Braves2BoxWarren SpahnRay Semproch(none)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants6BoxJohnny AntonelliGlen HobbieStu Miller

Standings as of 1959-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians422517.595--2061545213-712-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1126448.571
224Chicago White Sox442519.5681.0201203-215-79-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1106941.627
335Baltimore Orioles462521.5432.0165198-3312-913-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1084959.454
449Kansas City Athletics412021.4884.52031841910-1010-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1134667.407
5510Detroit Tigers432023.4655.5203227-2411-1310-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1115655.505
6612New York Yankees421923.4526.0178174413-116-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1126052.536
7713Washington Senators I472126.4476.5207218-1113-118-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1074265.393
8814Boston Red Sox431924.4426.5204209-59-1010-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1115655.505
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves442816.636--2061713512-815-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1125854.518
223San Francisco Giants452619.5782.52161694711-715-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1095752.523
447Pittsburgh Pirates482523.5215.0207232-2513-1312-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1065353.500
336Los Angeles Dodgers482523.5215.0235246-1111-1014-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1086345.583
558Chicago Cubs462323.5006.0205207-213-1310-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1085157.472
6611Cincinnati Reds462125.4578.0239247-87-1514-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1085355.491
7715St. Louis Cardinals451926.4229.5215210510-159-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1095257.477
8816Philadelphia Phillies461729.37012.0197238-417-1910-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1084761.435