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Thursday July 30,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-07-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees1Chicago White Sox3BoxEarly WynnEli Grba(none)
Boston Red Sox3Cleveland Indians4BoxBobby LockeMike Fornieles(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Detroit Tigers11BoxFrank LaryBilly O'Dell(none)
Washington Senators I1Kansas City Athletics4BoxBud DaleyHal GriggsTom Sturdivant
St. Louis Cardinals1Cincinnati Reds0BoxBob GibsonJim O'Toole(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxBennie DanielsStan WilliamsDon Gross
Chicago Cubs2Milwaukee Braves6BoxWarren SpahnArt Ceccarelli(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2San Francisco Giants7BoxMike McCormickRobin Roberts(none)

Standings as of 1959-07-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox995940.596--422416628-2029-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park553520.636
222Cleveland Indians1005842.5801.54844077730-1828-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium543123.574
337Baltimore Orioles1025151.5009.5372426-5425-2526-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium522329.442
448Kansas City Athletics984949.5009.54484331521-2628-23W11T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium561739.304
559Detroit Tigers1035053.48511.0486493-723-2928-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium512625.510
6612New York Yankees1004852.48011.54454311426-3022-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I543123.574
7714Boston Red Sox994356.43416.0464459520-3023-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park553223.582
8815Washington Senators I1014358.42617.0425481-5620-3023-28L12T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium532033.377
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1015645.554--4633877630-2126-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium532726.509
224Milwaukee Braves945242.5530.54193833620-2431-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium623428.548
335Los Angeles Dodgers1045747.5480.54764502627-2530-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum523121.596
446Chicago Cubs954847.5055.0405403227-2421-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field592633.441
5511Pittsburgh Pirates1024953.4807.5415473-5821-2828-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field522923.558
6610St. Louis Cardinals1024953.4807.5460479-1923-3226-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park522230.423
7713Cincinnati Reds1014655.45510.05074901719-3027-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field532825.528
8816Philadelphia Phillies994257.42413.0388468-8017-3125-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium552233.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jack HarshmanP32.018Claimed on waivers by Indians from Red Sox.