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Standings at end of 1959 season.

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1569561.609--6675986946-3247-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park-2-1-1
222Cleveland Indians1548965.5785.07456469946-3143-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium000
336New York Yankees1557976.51015.56876474039-3940-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I-10-1
448Detroit Tigers1547678.49418.0723730-735-4242-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium000
559Boston Red Sox1527478.48719.07176892832-4442-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park211.500
6610Baltimore Orioles1557580.48419.5551621-7036-4138-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium-1-10
7714Kansas City Athletics1536588.42528.5676757-8129-4836-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1101.000
8816Washington Senators I1536390.41230.5617695-7829-4734-43L4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium101.000
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1568868.564--7056703542-3646-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum000
224Milwaukee Braves1478166.5512.56855959034-3846-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium954.556
335San Francisco Giants1548371.5394.07056139241-3642-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium000
447Pittsburgh Pirates1497574.5039.5638657-1931-4644-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field532.600
5511Chicago Cubs1497277.48312.5651665-1435-3937-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field523.400
6612Cincinnati Reds1547480.48113.07647382631-4643-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field000
7713St. Louis Cardinals1547183.46116.0641725-8429-4842-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park000
8815Philadelphia Phillies1556590.41922.5599725-12627-5037-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium-1-10