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Thursday August 6,1959This 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 1959-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox1Baltimore Orioles1Box(none)
Kansas City Athletics3Boston Red Sox4BoxJerry CasaleRay HerbertLeo Kiely
Detroit Tigers4New York Yankees0BoxPaul FoytackArt Ditmar(none)
Cleveland Indians5Washington Senators I2BoxGary BellRuss Kemmerer(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs4BoxDon ElstonHumberto Robinson(none)
Milwaukee Braves1San Francisco Giants7BoxSam JonesLew Burdette(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates18St. Louis Cardinals2BoxHarvey HaddixLarry Jackson(none)

Standings as of 1959-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1076443.598--4494341529-2333-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park473017.638
222Cleveland Indians1086345.5831.55214408133-1930-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium462620.565
336Baltimore Orioles1105654.5099.5400449-4927-2728-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium441826.409
447Detroit Tigers1095356.48612.0509512-325-3029-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium452322.511
558Kansas City Athletics1055154.48612.0475483-822-2929-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium491534.306
6610New York Yankees1065155.48112.54704482228-3123-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I482820.583
7714Boston Red Sox1064858.45315.55084921622-3126-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park482721.563
8816Washington Senators I1094465.40421.0448522-7420-3424-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium451926.422
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1076146.570--4934068730-2131-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium472225.468
224Los Angeles Dodgers1096148.5601.04974673027-2534-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum472720.574
335Milwaukee Braves1015645.5542.04554055021-2634-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium553025.545
449Chicago Cubs1014952.4859.0421432-1127-2722-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field532528.472
5511Pittsburgh Pirates1085157.47210.5451499-4823-3228-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field462719.587
6612Cincinnati Reds1065056.47210.55335042920-3130-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field482424.500
7713St. Louis Cardinals1095158.46811.0478532-5424-3527-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park452025.444
8815Philadelphia Phillies1054461.41916.0408491-8319-3525-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium492029.408