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MLB Games on Sunday August 2, 1959

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Washington Senators IAL2Chicago White SoxAL3Box | PBP90Comiskey ParkDay2:05Turk LownRuss Kemmerer---Throneberry
Washington Senators IAL3Chicago White SoxAL9Box | PBP926,866Comiskey ParkDay3:03Bob ShawJim KaatGerry StaleyLemon
Baltimore OriolesAL5Cleveland IndiansAL4Box | PBP100Cleveland Municipal StadiumDay2:26Hoyt WilhelmAl CicotteBilly O'DellColavito, Held
Baltimore OriolesAL3Cleveland IndiansAL6Box | PBP934,682Cleveland Municipal StadiumDay2:20Gary BellBilly O'Dell---Francona
Boston Red SoxAL5Detroit TigersAL4Box | PBP916,722Briggs StadiumDay2:26Ike DelockPaul Foytack---Jensen, Malzone, Maxwell
New York YankeesAL7Kansas City AthleticsAL5Box | PBP931,719Municipal StadiumDay3:30Duke MaasBob GrimBobby Shantz---
Chicago CubsNL0Cincinnati RedsNL2Box | PBP915,750Crosley FieldDay2:12Jay HookDave HillmanBrooks Lawrence---
Philadelphia PhilliesNL3Los Angeles DodgersNL4Box | PBP910,201Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumDay2:22Larry SherryDon Cardwell---Neal, Snider
St. Louis CardinalsNL4Milwaukee BravesNL3Box | PBP90County StadiumDay2:45Larry JacksonJoey JayLindy McDaniel---
St. Louis CardinalsNL5Milwaukee BravesNL11Box | PBP942,732County StadiumDay2:33Lew BurdetteVinegar Bend Mizell------
Pittsburgh PiratesNL3San Francisco GiantsNL5Box | PBP922,653Seals StadiumDay2:21Johnny AntonelliBob Porterfield---McCovey
11 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Sunday, August 02, 1959

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Chicago White Sox1036340.612-4434232028-2033-22513120.608
AL -222Cleveland Indians1046044.5773.55014247730-1830-26502921.580
AL -336Baltimore Orioles1065353.50011.5389443-5427-2726-26482127.438
AL -447Kansas City Athletics1015051.49512.0457452521-2629-25531637.302
AL -559New York Yankees1035053.48513.04644402428-3122-22512922.569
AL -6610Detroit Tigers1065155.48113.5501506-523-2929-25482523.521
AL -7714Boston Red Sox1024557.44117.5477474322-3123-26523022.577
AL -8816Washington Senators I1054362.41021.0432502-7020-3423-28492029.408
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113San Francisco Giants1045945.567-4813988330-2129-24502426.480
NL -224Milwaukee Braves985543.5611.04473935420-2434-20583127.534
NL -335Los Angeles Dodgers1076047.5610.54904603027-2533-22492821.571
NL -448Chicago Cubs984850.4908.0412422-1027-2721-23562630.464
NL -5511St. Louis Cardinals1065056.47210.0470507-3724-3526-21482127.438
NL -6612Cincinnati Reds1044955.47110.05264972919-3030-25502525.500
NL -7713Pittsburgh Pirates1054956.46710.5426491-6521-3128-25492920.592
NL -8815Philadelphia Phillies1024260.41216.0398482-8417-3425-26522230.423
16 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season