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Friday July 31,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-07-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators I1Chicago White Sox7BoxBarry LatmanPedro Ramos(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Cleveland Indians5BoxJim PerryBilly LoesAl Cicotte
Boston Red Sox6Detroit Tigers5BoxMike FornielesJim Bunning(none)
New York Yankees11Kansas City Athletics2BoxBobby ShantzNed Garver(none)
Chicago Cubs4Cincinnati Reds5BoxJim BrosnanDon Elston(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxDon DrysdaleGene Conley(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Milwaukee Braves6BoxBob BuhlDean Stone(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Francisco Giants4BoxJack SanfordHarvey Haddix(none)

Standings as of 1959-07-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1006040.600--4294171228-2030-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park543420.630
222Cleveland Indians1015942.5841.54894117830-1829-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium533023.566
337Baltimore Orioles1035152.49510.5376431-5525-2626-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium512328.451
448Kansas City Athletics994950.49510.5450444621-2628-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium551738.309
559New York Yankees1014952.48511.54564332327-3022-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I533023.566
6610Detroit Tigers1045054.48112.0491499-823-2928-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium502624.520
7714Boston Red Sox1004456.44016.0470464621-3023-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park543123.574
8815Washington Senators I1024359.42218.0426488-6220-3123-28L13T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium522032.385
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1025745.559--4673907730-2127-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium522626.500
224Milwaukee Braves955342.5580.54253834220-2432-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium613328.541
335Los Angeles Dodgers1055847.5520.54814542727-2531-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum513021.588
446Chicago Cubs964848.5006.0409408127-2521-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field582632.448
6612St. Louis Cardinals1034954.4768.5460485-2523-3326-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park512229.431
5511Pittsburgh Pirates1034954.4768.5418477-5921-2928-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field512922.569
7713Cincinnati Reds1024755.46110.05124941819-3028-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field522725.519
8816Philadelphia Phillies1004258.42014.0392473-8117-3225-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium542232.407