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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 Wednesday, August 12, 1959

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AL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Chicago White Sox1126844.607-4784522633-2433-22422616.619
AL -222Cleveland Indians1136647.5842.55504648636-2130-26412318.561
AL -336Baltimore Orioles1135756.50411.5413465-5227-2729-30411724.415
AL -447New York Yankees1135756.50411.55004653530-3127-25412219.537
AL -559Detroit Tigers1145559.48214.0536535126-3230-26402119.525
AL -6613Kansas City Athletics1125260.46416.0495514-1922-3330-27421428.333
AL -7714Boston Red Sox1125161.45517.0533524923-3128-30422418.571
AL -8816Washington Senators I1134568.39823.5455541-8621-3424-34411823.439
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113San Francisco Giants1126547.580-5144268832-2133-26421824.429
NL -224Milwaukee Braves1065947.5573.04814275424-2834-20502723.540
NL -335Los Angeles Dodgers1136251.5493.55204932727-2735-24432617.605
NL -448Chicago Cubs1065254.49110.0447453-627-2725-27482226.458
NL -5510Pittsburgh Pirates1135459.47811.5470517-4726-3428-25412417.585
NL -6611St. Louis Cardinals1165462.46613.0501560-5924-3530-27381721.447
NL -7712Cincinnati Reds1125260.46413.05585332521-3331-27422220.524
NL -8815Philadelphia Phillies1124765.42018.0436518-8221-3826-27421725.405
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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