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Sunday July 26,1959This 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 1959-07-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles1Chicago White Sox4BoxEarly WynnArnie Portocarrero(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Chicago White Sox0BoxMilt PappasBarry Latman(none)
Washington Senators I0Cleveland Indians9BoxJim PerryHal Griggs(none)
Washington Senators I3Cleveland Indians4BoxMudcat GrantPedro Ramos(none)
New York Yankees0Detroit Tigers1BoxFrank LaryRyne Duren(none)
Boston Red Sox4Kansas City Athletics5BoxRay HerbertIke DelockRip Coleman
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds4BoxBrooks LawrenceRobin Roberts(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Cincinnati Reds3BoxGene ConleyJim O'Toole(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxDon DrysdaleDick Ricketts(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Milwaukee Braves4BoxWarren SpahnBob Friend(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Milwaukee Braves2BoxBob BuhlRed WittDon McMahon
Chicago Cubs7San Francisco Giants3BoxBob AndersonMike McCormick(none)

Standings as of 1959-07-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians955639.589--4703868430-1826-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium593326.559
222Chicago White Sox965640.5830.5411408328-2027-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park583820.655
337Baltimore Orioles984949.5008.5357404-4723-2326-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium562531.446
448New York Yankees974849.4959.04374201726-2722-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I573126.544
5511Detroit Tigers994851.48510.0464478-1423-2926-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium552827.509
6612Kansas City Athletics944549.47910.5426421521-2624-23W7T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium602139.350
7714Washington Senators I974354.44314.0413459-4620-2623-28L8T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium572037.351
8815Boston Red Sox944054.42615.5443445-217-2823-26L6T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park603525.583
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants985543.561--4533797430-2125-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium562828.500
224Milwaukee Braves915041.5491.54043743020-2429-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium653629.554
335Los Angeles Dodgers1015546.5451.54614412027-2528-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum553322.600
446Chicago Cubs934746.5055.5398393526-2321-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field612734.443
6610St. Louis Cardinals984850.4907.0450456-622-2926-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park562333.411
559Pittsburgh Pirates984850.4907.0404453-4920-2528-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field563026.536
7713Cincinnati Reds974354.44311.5484480419-3024-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field573126.544
8816Philadelphia Phillies964056.41714.0380458-7815-3025-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium582434.414


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gary BlaylockP27.289Claimed on waivers by Yankees from Cardinals. 
Bud ByerlyP38.273Traded by Red Sox to Giants for Billy Muffett and Cash. 
Billy MuffettP28.308Traded by Giants with Cash to Red Sox for Bud Byerly.