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Tuesday August 18,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4Chicago White Sox6BoxGerry StaleyJack Fisher(none)
Washington Senators I11Cleveland Indians4BoxRuss KemmererJim Perry(none)
New York Yankees5Detroit Tigers3BoxArt DitmarDon MossiWhitey Ford
Boston Red Sox5Kansas City Athletics4BoxMike FornielesRay HerbertLeo Kiely
San Francisco Giants0Cincinnati Reds7BoxDon NewcombeEddie Fisher(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Milwaukee Braves6BoxLarry SherryWarren Spahn(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJim OwensBob Miller(none)

Standings as of 1959-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1177146.607--5014663535-2634-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park372314.622
223Cleveland Indians1186751.5684.55725056737-2430-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium362214.611
336New York Yankees1195960.49613.05265042231-3128-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I352015.571
447Baltimore Orioles1175859.49613.0425486-6127-2830-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium371621.432
559Detroit Tigers1195861.48714.0564560426-3233-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium351817.514
6612Boston Red Sox1175562.47016.05695472227-3228-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park372017.541
7714Kansas City Athletics1175463.46217.0514534-2022-3332-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium371225.324
8816Washington Senators I1184969.41522.5486555-6925-3524-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium361422.389
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1186751.568--5444727234-2533-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium361620.444
224Los Angeles Dodgers1206654.5502.05475262131-3035-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum362214.611
335Milwaukee Braves1116051.5413.55144585624-3035-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium452619.578
448Chicago Cubs1115556.4958.5489484527-2828-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field431924.442
5510Pittsburgh Pirates1155659.4879.5487531-4426-3430-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field392217.564
6611Cincinnati Reds1205763.47511.06105812924-3533-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field341717.500
7713St. Louis Cardinals1225765.46712.0523581-5825-3632-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park321418.438
8815Philadelphia Phillies1195069.42017.5476557-8121-3829-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium351421.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill Sorrell3B-OF18.308Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies.