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Saturday August 29,1959This 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 1959-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles1Boston Red Sox4BoxJerry CasaleMilt Pappas(none)
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians0BoxDick DonovanJim Perry(none)
Detroit Tigers9Kansas City Athletics3BoxPaul FoytackRay Herbert(none)
New York Yankees9Washington Senators I5BoxJim CoatesDick HydeDuke Maas
Milwaukee Braves11Chicago Cubs4BoxWarren SpahnBill Henry(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates11BoxBob FriendRobin Roberts(none)
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals7BoxBob MillerBob PurkeyBob Duliba

Standings as of 1959-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1297950.612--5495044537-2640-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park251510.600
222Cleveland Indians1287553.5863.56135308337-2438-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium261412.538
337Detroit Tigers1296465.49615.0614608628-3237-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium251213.480
448New York Yankees1306466.49215.55835641936-3728-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I24159.625
559Baltimore Orioles1276265.48816.0469530-6131-3430-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium271215.444
6612Boston Red Sox1286068.46918.56145942030-3830-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park261511.577
7714Kansas City Athletics1275869.45720.0570599-2922-3336-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium27819.296
8816Washington Senators I1285177.39827.5514597-8327-4124-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium261214.462
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1297356.566--5995128740-3033-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium251015.400
224Milwaukee Braves1216655.5453.05614887327-3238-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium352015.571
335Los Angeles Dodgers1297059.5433.05835691435-3435-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum27189.667
446Pittsburgh Pirates1266561.5166.5550562-1226-3439-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field281315.464
5510Chicago Cubs1235964.48011.0537553-1631-3428-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field311516.484
6611Cincinnati Reds1306268.47711.56636283524-3738-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field241212.500
7713St. Louis Cardinals1326171.46213.5555620-6525-4136-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park221012.455
8815Philadelphia Phillies1325577.41719.5520636-11621-4033-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium22913.409