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Saturday August 22,1959This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1959-08-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators I0Chicago White Sox1BoxBarry LatmanRuss Kemmerer(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Cleveland Indians4BoxGary BellMilt PappasMudcat Grant
Boston Red Sox7Detroit Tigers1BoxFrank BaumannDon Mossi(none)
New York Yankees7Kansas City Athletics8BoxJohn TsitourisBob Turley(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Cincinnati Reds11BoxJim O'TooleVinegar Bend MizellOrlando Pena
Chicago Cubs0Milwaukee Braves7BoxCarl WilleyGlen Hobbie(none)
Chicago Cubs2Milwaukee Braves3BoxDon McMahonDon Elston(none)
San Francisco Giants8Philadelphia Phillies1BoxAl WorthingtonJim OwensGordon Jones
Los Angeles Dodgers0Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxBennie DanielsRoger CraigDon Gross

Standings as of 1959-08-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1217348.603--5144803435-2636-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park332112.636
222Cleveland Indians1227151.5822.55925128037-2434-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium321814.563
336Baltimore Orioles1216061.49613.0437502-6529-3030-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium331419.424
447New York Yankees1236162.49613.05545381633-3328-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I311813.581
559Detroit Tigers1236063.48814.0586579726-3235-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium311615.516
6612Boston Red Sox1215764.47116.05905662429-3428-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park331815.545
7713Kansas City Athletics1215665.46317.0545564-1922-3334-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium331023.303
8816Washington Senators I1224973.40224.5495572-7725-3924-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium321418.438
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1237152.577--5754878838-2633-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium311219.387
224Los Angeles Dodgers1246856.5483.55655471833-3235-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum322012.625
335Milwaukee Braves1156352.5484.05324676524-3038-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium412318.561
448Pittsburgh Pirates1195960.49610.0501540-3926-3433-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field351916.543
5510Cincinnati Reds1246064.48411.56375983924-3536-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field301416.467
6611Chicago Cubs1175661.47912.0510517-728-3328-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field371819.486
7714St. Louis Cardinals1265769.45215.5531601-7025-4032-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park281414.500
8815Philadelphia Phillies1265373.42119.5506600-9421-3831-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium281117.393