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Wednesday June 24,1959This 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 1959-06-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators I4Chicago White Sox2BoxTex ClevengerDick DonovanHal Griggs
Baltimore Orioles7Cleveland Indians4BoxHal BrownHerb ScoreBilly Loes
Boston Red Sox4Detroit Tigers2BoxJack HarshmanDon MossiMike Fornieles
New York Yankees3Kansas City Athletics4BoxBud DaleyJim Bronstad(none)
Chicago Cubs0Cincinnati Reds5BoxJim BrosnanDick Drott(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxRoger CraigDon CardwellClem Labine
St. Louis Cardinals0Milwaukee Braves4BoxJoey JayDick Ricketts(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Francisco Giants4BoxMike McCormickBennie Daniels(none)

Standings as of 1959-06-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cleveland Indians643529.547--3002604022-1213-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium905436.600
225Baltimore Orioles673631.5370.5253282-2917-1219-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium873849.437
336Chicago White Sox663531.5301.0280293-1320-1414-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park885929.670
448New York Yankees663432.5152.03112694220-1414-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I884543.511
559Detroit Tigers673433.5072.5316336-2020-1915-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium874245.483
6611Boston Red Sox643034.4695.0300291914-1316-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park904545.500
7714Washington Senators I673037.4486.5298316-1816-1514-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium873354.379
8815Kansas City Athletics632835.4446.5284295-1115-1913-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium913853.418
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves674027.597--3142813318-1521-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium894643.517
222San Francisco Giants703931.5572.53442925219-1520-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium844440.524
334Los Angeles Dodgers723933.5423.53543401417-1722-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum844935.583
447Pittsburgh Pirates733835.5215.0327349-2218-1820-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field814041.494
5510Chicago Cubs663333.5006.5288291-319-1614-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field884147.466
6612Cincinnati Reds683137.4569.5333345-1212-2319-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field864343.500
7713St. Louis Cardinals673037.44810.03143021211-2219-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park874146.471
8816Philadelphia Phillies672542.37315.0268342-749-2616-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium873948.448


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Don BryantC17.346Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Mel WrightP31.044Signed as Free Agent by Cubs. 
Mel WrightP31.044Released by Cardinals.