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Friday August 28,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4Boston Red Sox6BoxNelson ChittumBilly Loes(none)
Chicago White Sox7Cleveland Indians3BoxBob ShawMudcat Grant(none)
Detroit Tigers6Kansas City Athletics5BoxFrank LaryTom SturdivantTom Morgan
New York Yankees4Washington Senators I0BoxArt DitmarCamilo Pascual(none)
Milwaukee Braves9Chicago Cubs3BoxLew BurdetteBob Anderson(none)
San Francisco Giants5Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxSam JonesDon Drysdale(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxVern LawEd Keegan(none)
Cincinnati Reds2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxMarshall BridgesDon Newcombe(none)

Standings as of 1959-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1287850.609--5475044336-2640-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park261610.615
222Cleveland Indians1277552.5912.56135288537-2438-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium271413.519
337Detroit Tigers1286365.49215.0605605027-3237-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium261313.500
448Baltimore Orioles1266264.49215.0468526-5831-3330-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium281216.429
559New York Yankees1296366.48815.55745591535-3728-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I25169.640
6612Boston Red Sox1275968.46518.56105931730-3829-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park271611.593
7713Kansas City Athletics1265868.46019.0567590-2322-3336-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium28820.286
8816Washington Senators I1275176.40226.5509588-7927-4124-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium271215.444
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1297356.566--5995128740-3033-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium251015.400
224Los Angeles Dodgers1297059.5433.05835691435-3435-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum27189.667
335Milwaukee Braves1206555.5423.55504846626-3238-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium362115.583
446Pittsburgh Pirates1256461.5127.0539561-2226-3438-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field291415.483
5510Chicago Cubs1225963.48410.5533542-931-3428-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field321517.469
6611Cincinnati Reds1296267.48111.06606213924-3638-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field251213.480
7714St. Louis Cardinals1316071.45814.0548617-6925-4135-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park231112.478
8815Philadelphia Phillies1315576.42019.0519625-10621-3933-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium23914.391