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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 Thursday, August 20, 1959

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Chicago White Sox1197148.597-5084763235-2634-24352312.657
AL -222Cleveland Indians1206951.5752.55835107337-2432-27342014.588
AL -336Baltimore Orioles1196059.50411.0435493-5829-2830-32351421.400
AL -447New York Yankees1216061.49612.05385231532-3228-29331914.576
AL -559Detroit Tigers1215962.48813.05835721126-3234-29331716.515
AL -6612Boston Red Sox1195663.47115.05835632028-3328-30351916.543
AL -7713Kansas City Athletics1195564.46216.0530548-1822-3333-31351124.314
AL -8816Washington Senators I1204971.40822.5491566-7525-3724-34341420.412
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113San Francisco Giants1206852.567-5514807135-2633-26341519.441
NL -224Los Angeles Dodgers1226755.5492.05595401932-3135-24342113.618
NL -335Milwaukee Braves1136152.5403.55224655724-3036-23432518.581
NL -448Pittsburgh Pirates1175859.4968.5494534-4026-3432-25372017.541
NL -5510Chicago Cubs1155659.4879.5508507128-3128-28391821.462
NL -6611Cincinnati Reds1225864.47511.06245933124-3534-29321616.500
NL -7714St. Louis Cardinals1245767.46013.0526588-6225-3832-29301416.467
NL -8815Philadelphia Phillies1235370.43116.5499576-7721-3831-33311120.355
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