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MLB Games on Thursday August 6, 1959

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Chicago White SoxAL1Baltimore OriolesAL1Box | PBP188,707Memorial StadiumNight4:00------
Kansas City AthleticsAL3Boston Red SoxAL4Box | PBP97,673Fenway ParkDay2:33Jerry CasaleRay HerbertLeo KielyTuttle, Williams
Detroit TigersAL4New York YankeesAL0Box | PBP916,746Yankee Stadium IDay1:58Paul FoytackArt Ditmar---Wilson, Yost
Cleveland IndiansAL5Washington Senators IAL2Box | PBP97,344Griffith StadiumNight2:33Gary BellRuss Kemmerer---Colavito
Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Chicago CubsNL4Box | PBP96,477Wrigley FieldDay2:17Don ElstonHumberto Robinson------
Milwaukee BravesNL1San Francisco GiantsNL7Box | PBP922,923Seals StadiumDay2:15Sam JonesLew Burdette---Bressoud, Mays
Pittsburgh PiratesNL18St. Louis CardinalsNL2Box | PBP98,503Sportsman's ParkNight3:02Harvey HaddixLarry Jackson---Burgess, Virdon
7 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 Thursday, August 06, 1959

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Chicago White Sox1076443.598-4494341529-2333-22473017.638
AL -222Cleveland Indians1086345.5831.55214408133-1930-26462620.565
AL -336Baltimore Orioles1105654.5099.5400449-4927-2728-28441826.409
AL -447Detroit Tigers1095356.48612.0509512-325-3029-25452322.511
AL -558Kansas City Athletics1055154.48612.0475483-822-2929-25491534.306
AL -6610New York Yankees1065155.48112.54704482228-3123-24482820.583
AL -7714Boston Red Sox1064858.45315.55084921622-3126-27482721.563
AL -8816Washington Senators I1094465.40421.0448522-7420-3424-31451926.422
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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113San Francisco Giants1076146.570-4934068730-2131-25472225.468
NL -224Los Angeles Dodgers1096148.5601.04974673027-2534-23472720.574
NL -335Milwaukee Braves1015645.5542.04554055021-2634-20553025.545
NL -449Chicago Cubs1014952.4859.0421432-1127-2722-25532528.472
NL -5511Pittsburgh Pirates1085157.47210.5451499-4823-3228-25462719.587
NL -6612Cincinnati Reds1065056.47210.55335042920-3130-25482424.500
NL -7713St. Louis Cardinals1095158.46811.0478532-5424-3527-23452025.444
NL -8815Philadelphia Phillies1054461.41916.0408491-8319-3525-26492029.408
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