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Friday July 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 1959-07-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles1Chicago White Sox2BoxBilly PierceHoyt Wilhelm(none)
Washington Senators I2Cleveland Indians5BoxGary BellCamilo Pascual(none)
New York Yankees2Detroit Tigers4BoxDon MossiDon Larsen(none)
Boston Red Sox1Kansas City Athletics3BoxJohnny KucksFrank Sullivan(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds1BoxJim OwensJay HookRay Semproch
St. Louis Cardinals2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxErnie BroglioJohnny PodresLindy McDaniel
Chicago Cubs5San Francisco Giants6BoxSam JonesDon Elston(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Milwaukee Braves8BoxJuan PizarroHarvey Haddix(none)

Standings as of 1959-07-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox935439.581--404401328-2025-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park614021.656
222Cleveland Indians925339.5760.54493826730-1823-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium623626.581
336Baltimore Orioles954847.5057.0350397-4722-2126-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium592633.441
448New York Yankees954748.4958.04284111725-2622-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I593227.542
5511Detroit Tigers974750.4859.0455469-1423-2925-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium572928.509
6612Kansas City Athletics924349.46710.5418417121-2622-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium622339.371
7713Washington Senators I944351.45711.5409438-2920-2323-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium602040.333
8815Boston Red Sox924052.43513.5439437217-2623-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park623527.565
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants965541.573--4473678030-2125-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium582830.483
224Los Angeles Dodgers995445.5452.54514351627-2527-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum573423.596
335Milwaukee Braves884741.5344.03953732220-2426-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium683929.574
447Pittsburgh Pirates954847.5056.5403444-4120-2228-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field593029.508
559Chicago Cubs914546.4957.5386387-124-2321-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field632934.460
6610St. Louis Cardinals964749.4908.0444446-221-2826-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park582434.414
7714Cincinnati Reds944252.44712.0474466819-3023-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field603228.533
8816Philadelphia Phillies933855.40915.5366448-8213-2925-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium612635.426