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Wednesday June 3,1959This 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 1959-06-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles1Chicago White Sox6BoxBilly PierceBilly O'Dell(none)
Washington Senators I4Cleveland Indians0BoxBill FischerHerb Score(none)
New York Yankees6Detroit Tigers5BoxRyne DurenRay Narleski(none)
Boston Red Sox3Kansas City Athletics5BoxJohnny KucksBill MonbouquetteRay Herbert
Los Angeles Dodgers5Cincinnati Reds1BoxStan WilliamsOrlando Pena(none)
San Francisco Giants4Milwaukee Braves7BoxBob BuhlJack SanfordDon McMahon
Chicago Cubs3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJim OwensDave Hillman(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBob FriendVinegar Bend MizellRoy Face

Standings as of 1959-06-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cleveland Indians452520.556--2091644513-812-12L5T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1096445.587
224Chicago White Sox472621.553--210210015-710-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1076839.636
335Baltimore Orioles482622.5420.5169206-3713-1013-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1064858.453
448Kansas City Athletics432221.5122.02111882311-1011-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1114467.396
5510Detroit Tigers462224.4783.5213234-2111-1312-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1085454.500
6611Washington Senators I492326.4694.0214220-615-118-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1054065.381
7713New York Yankees442024.4554.5184181314-126-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1105951.536
8814Boston Red Sox441925.4325.5207214-79-1110-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1105654.509
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves473017.638--2181863212-817-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1095653.514
222San Francisco Giants482721.5633.52311815012-915-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1065650.528
336Pittsburgh Pirates502723.5404.5215235-2013-1314-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1045153.490
447Los Angeles Dodgers502624.5205.5244252-812-1114-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1066244.585
559Chicago Cubs472324.4897.0208211-313-1410-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1075156.477
6612Cincinnati Reds482226.4588.5245256-117-1515-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1065254.491
7715St. Louis Cardinals471928.40411.0218218010-179-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1075255.486
8816Philadelphia Phillies471829.38312.0201241-407-1911-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1074661.430