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Thursday June 18,1959This 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 1959-06-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers6Baltimore Orioles7BoxErnie JohnsonDave Sisler(none)
Cleveland Indians6Boston Red Sox7BoxJack HarshmanMike Garcia(none)
Chicago White Sox4New York Yankees5BoxBobby ShantzGerry Staley(none)
Kansas City Athletics5Washington Senators I7BoxBill FischerRay HerbertTex Clevenger
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs2BoxRoy FaceBill Henry(none)
Milwaukee Braves7Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxBob TrowbridgeStan WilliamsDon McMahon
Cincinnati Reds3San Francisco Giants8BoxStu MillerJoe Nuxhall(none)

Standings as of 1959-06-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians583325.569--2822295320-1013-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium965640.583
224Chicago White Sox613328.5411.5269269019-1213-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park936132.656
336Baltimore Orioles613229.5252.5229262-3315-1217-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium934251.452
447Detroit Tigers613229.5252.5289303-1418-1715-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium934449.473
559New York Yankees593029.5083.52682442418-1312-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I954946.516
6613Kansas City Athletics562531.4467.0257259-213-1712-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium984157.418
7714Washington Senators I612734.4437.5274289-1515-1412-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium933657.387
8815Boston Red Sox592633.4417.5267280-1312-1314-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park954946.516
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves623626.581--2812681316-1419-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium945044.532
223San Francisco Giants643628.5631.03272636419-1517-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium904743.522
335Pittsburgh Pirates663531.5303.0299322-2315-1420-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field884345.489
448Los Angeles Dodgers663432.5154.0317308917-1717-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum905436.600
5510Chicago Cubs613130.5084.5271271018-1513-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field934350.462
6611Cincinnati Reds632934.4607.5306324-1811-2118-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field914546.495
7712St. Louis Cardinals612833.4597.52912702111-2017-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park934350.462
8816Philadelphia Phillies612338.37712.5243309-667-2216-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium934152.441


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe LonnettC32.131Purchased by Phillies from Braves.