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Monday August 24,1959This 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 1959-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Chicago White Sox4BoxRay MooreDon LarsenTurk Lown
Baltimore Orioles11Detroit Tigers0BoxHoyt WilhelmDon MossiJack Fisher
Chicago Cubs3Milwaukee Braves0BoxBob AndersonLew Burdette(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8Philadelphia Phillies2BoxSandy KoufaxEd Keegan(none)
San Francisco Giants0Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBob FriendSam Jones(none)

Standings as of 1959-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1247549.605--5244893535-2638-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park301911.633
222Cleveland Indians1247351.5892.05995148537-2436-27W6T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium301614.533
337Baltimore Orioles1236162.49613.5453511-5830-3130-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium311318.419
448New York Yankees1266264.49214.05635481534-3528-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I281711.607
559Detroit Tigers1256164.48814.5595595026-3236-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium291514.517
6613Boston Red Sox1235766.46317.55925731929-3628-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park311813.581
7712Kansas City Athletics1235766.46317.5553573-2022-3335-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium31922.290
8816Washington Senators I1245074.40325.0504580-7626-4024-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium301317.433
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1247153.573--5754938238-2733-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium301218.400
224Los Angeles Dodgers1276958.5433.55785621634-3435-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum291910.655
335Milwaukee Braves1166353.5434.05324706224-3038-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium402317.575
446Pittsburgh Pirates1226260.5088.0520545-2526-3436-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field321616.500
5510Cincinnati Reds1256164.48810.56426014124-3537-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field291316.448
6611Chicago Cubs1185761.48311.0513517-429-3328-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field361719.472
7714St. Louis Cardinals1275770.44915.5534606-7225-4132-29L6T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park271413.519
8815Philadelphia Phillies1275374.41719.5508608-10021-3831-37L5T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium271116.407