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Games on 1959-06-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles5Chicago White Sox6BoxBob ShawJerry Walker(none)
New York Yankees14Detroit Tigers3BoxWhitey FordJim Bunning(none)
Boston Red Sox5Kansas City Athletics2BoxJerry CasaleRip Coleman(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Cincinnati Reds5BoxJoe NuxhallDanny McDevitt(none)
San Francisco Giants11Milwaukee Braves5BoxGordon JonesLew BurdetteStu Miller
Chicago Cubs3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxDon ElstonGene Conley(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxRon KlineErnie Broglio(none)

Standings as of 1959-06-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox482721.563--216215115-711-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1066739.632
224Cleveland Indians452520.5560.52091644513-812-12L5T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1096445.587
336Baltimore Orioles492623.5311.5174212-3813-1113-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1054857.457
449Kansas City Athletics442222.5003.02131932011-1011-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1104466.400
5510Washington Senators I492326.4694.5214220-615-118-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1054065.381
6612Detroit Tigers472225.4684.5216248-3211-1312-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1075453.505
7713New York Yankees452124.4674.51981841415-126-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1095851.532
8814Boston Red Sox452025.4445.5212216-410-1110-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1095554.505
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves483018.625--2231972612-817-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1085652.519
222San Francisco Giants492821.5712.52421865613-915-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1055550.524
335Pittsburgh Pirates512823.5493.5224238-1413-1315-10W6T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1035053.485
447Los Angeles Dodgers512625.5105.5247257-1012-1214-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1056243.590
558Chicago Cubs482424.5006.0211213-214-1410-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1065056.472
6611Cincinnati Reds492326.4697.5250259-97-1516-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1055154.486
7715St. Louis Cardinals481929.39611.0221227-610-189-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1065254.491
8816Philadelphia Phillies481830.37512.0203244-417-1911-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1064660.434