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Thursday July 16,1959This 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 1959-07-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics4Baltimore Orioles3BoxBud DaleyJerry WalkerTom Sturdivant
Chicago White Sox4Boston Red Sox3BoxDick DonovanTom BrewerGerry Staley
Chicago White Sox4Boston Red Sox5BoxMike FornielesRay Moore(none)
Cleveland Indians5New York Yankees7BoxDuke MaasGary Bell(none)
Cleveland Indians0New York Yankees4BoxBobby ShantzBob Smith(none)
Detroit Tigers2Washington Senators I5BoxBill FischerRay NarleskiDick Hyde
Milwaukee Braves2Chicago Cubs4BoxDave HillmanLew Burdette(none)
San Francisco Giants4Philadelphia Phillies6BoxRobin RobertsJack Sanford(none)
San Francisco Giants1Philadelphia Phillies0BoxJohnny AntonelliGene Conley(none)
Cincinnati Reds7St. Louis Cardinals5BoxWillard SchmidtMarshall BridgesJoe Nuxhall

Standings as of 1959-07-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox864937.570--385382326-1822-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park684523.662
224Cleveland Indians844737.5601.04013455627-1720-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium704228.600
337Baltimore Orioles874542.5174.5332365-3322-1723-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium672938.433
448New York Yankees874443.5065.53993792024-2320-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I673532.522
5510Washington Senators I864244.4887.0383385-220-1922-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium682147.309
6612Detroit Tigers894247.4728.5419452-3322-2621-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium653431.523
7713Boston Red Sox853946.4599.54124021017-2322-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park693633.522
8815Kansas City Athletics843648.42912.0369390-2118-2518-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium703040.429
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants885038.568--4183496928-2022-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium663333.500
223Milwaukee Braves824636.5611.03733324120-2125-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium744034.541
335Los Angeles Dodgers905040.5561.04254061924-2226-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum663828.576
446Pittsburgh Pirates904743.5224.0390419-2920-2227-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field643133.484
559Chicago Cubs844242.5006.0361365-422-2020-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field703238.457
6611St. Louis Cardinals884246.4778.0417413420-2622-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park662937.439
7714Cincinnati Reds883949.44311.0446453-716-2823-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field663531.530
8816Philadelphia Phillies863254.37217.0334427-9310-2922-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium683236.471


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jerry ZimmermanC24.298Released by Red Sox. 
Jerry ZimmermanC24.298Signed as Free Agent by Orioles.