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MLB Games on Sunday August 9, 1959

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Cleveland IndiansAL3Baltimore OriolesAL4Box | PBP912,875Memorial StadiumDay2:26Milt PappasJim Perry------
Detroit TigersAL7Boston Red SoxAL3Box | PBP912,500Fenway ParkDay2:55Don MossiTom BrewerPaul FoytackJensen, Kaline
Kansas City AthleticsAL3New York YankeesAL4Box | PBP140Yankee Stadium IDay4:17Ryne DurenBob Grim------
Kansas City AthleticsAL2New York YankeesAL3Box | PBP1123,406Yankee Stadium INight2:39Bobby ShantzMurry Dickson---Berra, Howard, Snyder
Chicago White SoxAL4Washington Senators IAL3Box | PBP90Griffith StadiumDay2:32Gerry StaleyDick Hyde---Aparicio, Killebrew
Chicago White SoxAL9Washington Senators IAL0Box | PBP917,472Griffith StadiumDay2:27Early WynnTex Clevenger------
Pittsburgh PiratesNL5Chicago CubsNL3Box | PBP1019,138Wrigley FieldDay2:38Roy FaceDon Elston---Banks, Marshall
Milwaukee BravesNL8Los Angeles DodgersNL7Box | PBP929,234Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumDay:00Bob BuhlRoger CraigDon McMahonAdcock, Mathews, Snider
Cincinnati RedsNL3San Francisco GiantsNL4Box | PBP1022,689Seals StadiumDay2:39Jack SanfordDon Newcombe---Bell, Cepeda, Lynch
Philadelphia PhilliesNL8St. Louis CardinalsNL3Box | PBP90Sportsman's ParkDay2:27Gene ConleyErnie Broglio---Bouchee, White
Philadelphia PhilliesNL4St. Louis CardinalsNL2Box | PBP920,129Sportsman's ParkDay2:41Jim OwensMarshall BridgesTurk Farrell---
11 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 Sunday, August 09, 1959

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Chicago White Sox1106743.609-4664382832-2333-22442717.614
AL -222Cleveland Indians1106446.5823.05324498334-2030-26442519.568
AL -336Baltimore Orioles1125755.50911.0409460-5127-2729-29421725.405
AL -447New York Yankees1105555.50012.04834533028-3127-24442420.545
AL -558Detroit Tigers1125458.48214.0522523-126-3229-25422220.524
AL -6613Kansas City Athletics1095158.46815.5480496-1622-3329-25451530.333
AL -7714Boston Red Sox1095059.45916.55195051422-3128-28452520.556
AL -8816Washington Senators I1124468.39324.0452539-8720-3424-34421923.452
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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113San Francisco Giants1106347.573-5064208630-2133-26442024.455
NL -224Los Angeles Dodgers1116249.5591.55084773127-2535-24452619.578
NL -335Milwaukee Braves1035746.5532.54654164922-2734-20532924.547
NL -449Chicago Cubs1045054.48110.0431441-1027-2723-27502426.480
NL -5510Pittsburgh Pirates1115358.47710.5460509-4925-3328-25432518.581
NL -6611St. Louis Cardinals1145460.47411.0495552-5724-3530-25401723.425
NL -7712Cincinnati Reds1095158.46811.55475173021-3330-25452322.511
NL -8815Philadelphia Phillies1104664.41817.0428508-8021-3825-26441826.409
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