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Sunday August 30,1959This 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 1959-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles0Boston Red Sox3BoxFrank SullivanHoyt Wilhelm(none)
Chicago White Sox6Cleveland Indians3BoxEarly WynnCal McLishGerry Staley
Chicago White Sox9Cleveland Indians4BoxBarry LatmanGary BellTurk Lown
Detroit Tigers4Kansas City Athletics0BoxDon MossiBud Daley(none)
New York Yankees1Washington Senators I3BoxRuss KemmererRalph TerryTex Clevenger
Milwaukee Braves2Chicago Cubs6BoxGlen HobbieCarl WilleyBill Henry
San Francisco Giants6Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxRoger CraigMike McCormick(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxHarvey HaddixHumberto Robinson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxRoy FaceTurk Farrell(none)
Cincinnati Reds6St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJay HookBob Gibson(none)

Standings as of 1959-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1318150.618--5645115339-2640-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park231310.565
222Cleveland Indians1307555.5775.56205457537-2438-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium241410.583
337Detroit Tigers1306565.50015.56186081029-3237-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium241113.458
448New York Yankees1316467.48917.05845671736-3828-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I23158.652
559Baltimore Orioles1286266.48417.5469533-6431-3530-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium261214.462
6612Boston Red Sox1296168.47319.06175942330-3831-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park251411.560
7714Kansas City Athletics1285870.45321.5570603-3322-3336-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium26818.308
8816Washington Senators I1295277.40328.0517598-8127-4125-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium251114.440
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1307357.562--6055198640-3133-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium241014.417
224Los Angeles Dodgers1307159.5462.05905751535-3436-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum26179.654
335Milwaukee Braves1226656.5413.05634946927-3338-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium342014.588
446Pittsburgh Pirates1286761.5235.0559569-1026-3441-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field261115.423
5510Chicago Cubs1246064.48410.0543555-1231-3429-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field301416.467
6611Cincinnati Reds1316368.48110.56696323725-3738-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field231112.478
7713St. Louis Cardinals1336172.45913.5559626-6725-4136-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park211011.476
8815Philadelphia Phillies1345579.41020.0527645-11821-4233-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium20911.450