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Wednesday July 8,1959This 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 1959-07-08

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Boston Red Sox5New York Yankees11BoxBobby ShantzJack Harshman(none)

Standings as of 1959-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians764432.579--3673085926-1318-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium784533.577
225Chicago White Sox784335.5512.0340347-724-1718-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park765125.671
337Baltimore Orioles794138.5194.5299342-4319-1522-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium753342.440
448New York Yankees794138.5194.53693244524-1817-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I753837.507
559Detroit Tigers804040.5006.0393411-1820-1921-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium743638.486
6611Washington Senators I783741.4748.0354354020-1917-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium762650.342
7714Boston Red Sox773344.42911.5351369-1817-2316-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park774235.545
8815Kansas City Athletics753243.42711.5339357-1816-2116-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium793445.430
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves754431.587--3493004920-1823-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium814239.519
223San Francisco Giants814635.5681.03953257024-1722-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium733736.507
334Los Angeles Dodgers844737.5601.54023723021-1926-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum724131.569
446Pittsburgh Pirates844440.5244.5361391-3020-2224-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field703436.486
5510Chicago Cubs773740.4818.0323338-1520-1817-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field773740.481
6612St. Louis Cardinals793742.4689.03693551416-2421-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park753441.453
7713Cincinnati Reds803545.43811.5395413-1814-2721-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field743935.527
8816Philadelphia Phillies782949.37216.5295395-10010-2919-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium763541.461