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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 Wednesday, August 05, 1959

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Chicago White Sox1066442.604-4484331529-2233-22483018.625
AL -222Cleveland Indians1076245.5792.55164387832-1930-26472720.574
AL -336Baltimore Orioles1095554.50510.5399448-4927-2728-27451926.422
AL -447Kansas City Athletics1045153.49012.0472479-722-2829-25501535.300
AL -558New York Yankees1055154.48612.54704442628-3123-23492821.571
AL -669Detroit Tigers1085256.48113.0505512-724-3029-25462422.522
AL -7714Boston Red Sox1054758.44816.55044891522-3125-27492821.571
AL -8816Washington Senators I1084464.40721.0446517-7120-3424-30461927.413
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113San Francisco Giants1066046.566-4864058130-2130-25482325.479
NL -224Milwaukee Braves1005644.5601.04543985621-2534-20563026.536
NL -335Los Angeles Dodgers1096148.5600.54974673027-2534-23472720.574
NL -4410Chicago Cubs1004852.4809.0417430-1327-2721-25542628.481
NL -5511St. Louis Cardinals1085157.47210.0476514-3824-3527-22462026.435
NL -6612Cincinnati Reds1065056.47210.05335042920-3130-25482424.500
NL -7713Pittsburgh Pirates1075057.46710.5433497-6422-3228-25472819.596
NL -8815Philadelphia Phillies1044460.42315.0406487-8119-3425-26502030.400
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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