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MLB Games on Thursday August 27, 1959

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Boston Red SoxAL1Chicago White SoxAL5Box | PBP911,703Comiskey ParkDay2:35Barry LatmanFrank BaumannGerry StaleyWilliams
Chicago CubsNL0Cincinnati RedsNL5Box | PBP96,592Crosley FieldNight2:25Jim O'TooleArt Ceccarelli------
San Francisco GiantsNL2Philadelphia PhilliesNL7Box | PBP90Connie Mack StadiumDay2:22Jim OwensMike McCormick---Bouchee, Freese, Koppe, Spencer
San Francisco GiantsNL1Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Box | PBP914,538Connie Mack StadiumDay2:37Don CardwellAl WorthingtonTurk FarrellMays
Milwaukee BravesNL4St. Louis CardinalsNL5Box | PBP913,772Sportsman's ParkDay2:30Lindy McDanielDon McMahon---Adcock, Avila, Boyer
5 record(s)
Glossary:
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 27, 1959

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Chicago White Sox1277750.606-5405013935-2640-26271710.630
AL -222Cleveland Indians1267551.5951.56105218937-2438-27281414.500
AL -337Baltimore Orioles1256263.49614.0464520-5631-3230-32291217.414
AL -448Detroit Tigers1276265.48815.0599600-126-3237-32271413.519
AL -5510New York Yankees1286266.48415.55705591134-3728-2926179.654
AL -6612Kansas City Athletics1255867.46418.0562584-2222-3336-3429821.276
AL -7713Boston Red Sox1265868.46018.56045891530-3828-30281711.607
AL -8816Washington Senators I1265175.40525.5509584-7527-4124-34281216.429
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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113San Francisco Giants1287256.563-5945128239-3033-26261115.423
NL -224Los Angeles Dodgers1287058.5472.05835641935-3435-24281810.643
NL -335Milwaukee Braves1196455.5383.55414816025-3238-24372215.595
NL -446Pittsburgh Pirates1246361.5087.0530561-3126-3437-27301515.500
NL -559Chicago Cubs1215962.4889.5530533-331-3428-28331518.455
NL -6611Cincinnati Reds1286266.48410.06586184024-3538-31261214.462
NL -7714St. Louis Cardinals1305971.45414.0545615-7025-4134-30241212.500
NL -8815Philadelphia Phillies1305575.42318.0519616-9721-3833-3824915.375
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