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Wednesday August 12,1959This date in baseball
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Top1959 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBoston Red Sox5Baltimore Orioles4Boxscore - PBP912,2352:47Bill MonbouquetteBilly HoeftIke Delock (10-6)Hoyt Wilhelm (11-8)-Billy JurgesPaul RichardsMemorial Stadium
ALChicago White Sox11Detroit Tigers6Boxscore - PBP912,8202:55Barry LatmanPaul FoytackGerry Staley (5-3)Pete Burnside (0-2)Turk Lown (9)Al LopezJimmy DykesTiger Stadium
ALCleveland Indians9Kansas City Athletics4Boxscore - PBP910,9372:40Gary BellJohnny KucksGary Bell (13-9)Johnny Kucks (5-8)-Joe GordonHarry CraftMunicipal Stadium
ALWashington Senators I3New York Yankees2Boxscore - PBP923,1572:28Pedro RamosArt DitmarTex Clevenger (6-3)Ryne Duren (2-4)Dick Hyde (3)Cookie LavagettoCasey StengelYankee Stadium I
NLLos Angeles Dodgers8Chicago Cubs11Boxscore - PBP902:35Don DrysdaleBob AndersonBob Anderson (8-8)Don Drysdale (14-6)Bill Henry (8)Walter AlstonBob ScheffingWrigley Field
NLMilwaukee Braves6Cincinnati Reds4Boxscore - PBP913,2212:44Juan PizarroJim O'TooleBob Rush (2-2)Jim O'Toole (2-5)-Fred HaneyFred HutchinsonCrosley Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates6Philadelphia Phillies2Boxscore - PBP911,1632:23Harvey HaddixRobin RobertsHarvey Haddix (9-7)Robin Roberts (9-12)-Danny MurtaughEddie SawyerShibe Park
7 Games on this date

Standings as of 1959-08-12.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1126844.607--4784522633-2433-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park422616.619
222Cleveland Indians1136647.5842.55504648636-2130-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium412318.561
336Baltimore Orioles1135756.50411.5413465-5227-2729-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium411724.415
447New York Yankees1135756.50411.55004653530-3127-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I412219.537
559Detroit Tigers1145559.48214.0536535126-3230-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium402119.525
6613Kansas City Athletics1125260.46416.0495514-1922-3330-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium421428.333
7714Boston Red Sox1125161.45517.0533524923-3128-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park422418.571
8816Washington Senators I1134568.39823.5455541-8621-3424-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium411823.439
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1126547.580--5144268832-2133-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium421824.429
224Milwaukee Braves1065947.5573.04814275424-2834-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium502723.540
335Los Angeles Dodgers1136251.5493.55204932727-2735-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum432617.605
448Chicago Cubs1065254.49110.0447453-627-2725-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field482226.458
5510Pittsburgh Pirates1135459.47811.5470517-4726-3428-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field412417.585
6611St. Louis Cardinals1165462.46613.0501560-5924-3530-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park381721.447
7712Cincinnati Reds1125260.46413.05585332521-3331-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field422220.524
8815Philadelphia Phillies1124765.42018.0436518-8221-3826-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium421725.405

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