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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 Saturday, August 08, 1959

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Chicago White Sox1086543.602-4534351830-2333-22462917.630
AL -222Cleveland Indians1096445.5871.55294458434-1930-26452520.556
AL -336Baltimore Orioles1115655.50510.5405457-5227-2728-29431825.419
AL -447New York Yankees1085355.49112.04764482828-3125-24462620.565
AL -5510Detroit Tigers1115358.47713.5515520-525-3229-25432320.535
AL -6611Kansas City Athletics1075156.47713.5475489-1422-3129-25471532.319
AL -7714Boston Red Sox1085058.46315.05164981822-3128-27462521.543
AL -8816Washington Senators I1104466.40022.0449526-7720-3424-32441925.432
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113San Francisco Giants1096247.569-5024178530-2132-26452124.467
NL -224Los Angeles Dodgers1106248.5640.55014693227-2535-23462620.565
NL -335Milwaukee Braves1025646.5492.54574094821-2734-20543024.556
NL -448Chicago Cubs1035053.4859.0428436-827-2723-26512427.471
NL -559St. Louis Cardinals1125458.4829.5490540-5024-3530-23421725.405
NL -6612Pittsburgh Pirates1105258.47310.5455506-5124-3328-25442618.591
NL -7713Cincinnati Reds1085157.47210.55445133121-3230-25462323.500
NL -8815Philadelphia Phillies1084464.40717.5416503-8719-3825-26462026.435
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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