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Saturday August 1,1959This 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 1959-08-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators I1Chicago White Sox2BoxGerry StaleyDick Hyde(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Cleveland Indians2BoxHal BrownBobby LockeJerry Walker
Boston Red Sox2Detroit Tigers6BoxDon MossiJerry Casale(none)
New York Yankees1Kansas City Athletics2BoxJohnny KucksArt Ditmar(none)
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds12BoxBob PurkeyGlen Hobbie(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxClem LabineJim Owens(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Milwaukee Braves8BoxJuan PizarroErnie Broglio(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5San Francisco Giants9BoxBud ByerlyBennie DanielsStu Miller

Standings as of 1959-08-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1016140.604--4314181328-2031-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park533320.623
222Cleveland Indians1025943.5782.54914167530-1829-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium523022.577
336Baltimore Orioles1045252.50010.5381433-5226-2626-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium502228.440
447Kansas City Athletics1005050.50010.5452445721-2629-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium541638.296
559Detroit Tigers1055154.48612.0497501-423-2929-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium492524.510
6610New York Yankees1024953.48012.54574352227-3122-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I523022.577
7714Boston Red Sox1014457.43617.0472470221-3123-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park533122.585
8815Washington Senators I1034360.41719.0427490-6320-3223-28L14T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium512031.392
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1035845.563--4763958130-2128-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium512526.490
224Milwaukee Braves965442.5630.54333844920-2433-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium603228.533
335Los Angeles Dodgers1065947.5570.54864572927-2532-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum502921.580
448Chicago Cubs974849.4957.0412420-827-2621-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field572631.456
5511Pittsburgh Pirates1044955.4719.5423486-6321-3028-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field502921.580
6612St. Louis Cardinals1044955.4719.5461493-3223-3426-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park502228.440
7713Cincinnati Reds1034855.46610.05244972719-3029-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field512625.510
8816Philadelphia Phillies1014259.41615.0395478-8317-3325-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium532231.415