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Games on 1959-07-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox2BoxDick DonovanTom Brewer(none)
New York Yankees1Cleveland Indians5BoxCal McLishBobby Shantz(none)
Washington Senators I1Detroit Tigers8BoxPaul FoytackBill Fischer(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Kansas City Athletics8BoxBud DaleyMilt Pappas(none)
Cincinnati Reds12Milwaukee Braves2BoxDon NewcombeLew Burdette(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxRobin RobertsBob Friend(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1San Francisco Giants0BoxRoger CraigSam Jones(none)
Chicago Cubs8St. Louis Cardinals2BoxArt CeccarelliLarry Jackson(none)

Standings as of 1959-07-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians895138.573--4313676430-1821-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium653827.585
222Chicago White Sox915239.571--397396128-2023-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park634221.667
336Baltimore Orioles924844.5224.5343380-3722-1826-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium622636.419
448New York Yankees924646.5006.54133941924-2422-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I623329.532
5511Washington Senators I914348.4739.0403416-1320-2023-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium632043.317
6612Detroit Tigers944450.4689.5434463-2923-2922-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium603228.533
7714Kansas City Athletics894049.44911.0400410-1021-2619-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium652639.400
8815Boston Red Sox904050.44411.5434429517-2423-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park643529.547
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants935241.559--4303607030-2122-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium613130.508
224Los Angeles Dodgers965343.5520.54434232027-2526-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum603525.583
335Milwaukee Braves864640.5352.53883632520-2425-17L7T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium704030.571
447Pittsburgh Pirates944846.5114.5399433-3420-2228-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field603030.500
559Chicago Cubs884444.5005.5371374-323-2121-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field663036.455
6610St. Louis Cardinals934647.4956.0440434620-2626-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park612536.410
7713Cincinnati Reds914150.45110.0463457618-2923-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field633330.524
8816Philadelphia Phillies913655.39615.0353443-9011-2925-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium632835.444


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bobby Avila2B35.110Claimed on waivers by Braves from Red Sox.