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Friday August 14,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-08-14

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators I7Baltimore Orioles3BoxDick HydeBilly O'Dell(none)
Cleveland Indians1Detroit Tigers11BoxFrank LaryCal McLish(none)
Chicago White Sox5Kansas City Athletics1BoxBob ShawJohnny Kucks(none)
Boston Red Sox11New York Yankees6BoxFrank BaumannRyne DurenMike Fornieles
San Francisco Giants5Chicago Cubs7BoxGlen HobbieSam JonesBill Henry
Cincinnati Reds15Philadelphia Phillies13BoxBrooks LawrenceTurk FarrellJim Brosnan
Cincinnati Reds5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxWillard SchmidtJim OwensDon Newcombe
Los Angeles Dodgers1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxLindy McDanielClem Labine(none)
Milwaukee Braves1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxVern LawJoey Jay(none)

Standings as of 1959-08-14

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1147044.614--4924533935-2433-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park402416.600
222Cleveland Indians1156748.5833.55584807837-2230-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium392217.564
336Baltimore Orioles1145757.50013.0416472-5627-2729-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium401723.425
448New York Yankees1155758.49613.55084812730-3127-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I392217.564
559Detroit Tigers1165660.48315.0547545226-3231-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium382018.526
6613Boston Red Sox1135261.46017.55445301424-3128-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park412318.561
7714Kansas City Athletics1145262.45618.0501526-2522-3330-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium401426.350
8816Washington Senators I1154768.40923.5467546-7923-3424-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium391623.410
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1146549.570--5284537532-2333-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium401822.450
224Milwaukee Braves1075948.5512.54894365324-2934-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium492722.551
335Los Angeles Dodgers1156352.5482.55285012728-2835-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum412516.610
447Chicago Cubs1085454.5008.0474467727-2727-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field462026.435
5510Cincinnati Reds1155560.47810.55875582923-3332-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field391920.487
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1135459.47810.5470517-4726-3428-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field412417.585
7712St. Louis Cardinals1185563.46612.0509568-5924-3531-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park361620.444
8815Philadelphia Phillies1144767.41218.0453538-8521-3826-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium401723.425