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MLB Games on Monday August 31, 1959

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Washington Senators IAL3Boston Red SoxAL4Box | PBP1021,907Fenway ParkNight3:02Mike FornielesChuck Stobbs---Jensen, Runnels
San Francisco GiantsNL2Los Angeles DodgersNL5Box | PBP960,194Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumNight2:54Sandy KoufaxJack Sanford---McCovey, Moon
2 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 Monday, August 31, 1959

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Chicago White Sox1318150.618-5645115339-2640-26231310.565
AL -222Cleveland Indians1307555.5775.56205457537-2438-31241410.583
AL -337Detroit Tigers1306565.50015.56186081029-3237-32241113.458
AL -448New York Yankees1316467.48917.05845671736-3828-2923158.652
AL -559Baltimore Orioles1286266.48417.5469533-6431-3530-32261214.462
AL -6612Boston Red Sox1306268.47718.56215972430-3832-30241311.542
AL -7714Kansas City Athletics1285870.45321.5570603-3322-3336-3726818.308
AL -8816Washington Senators I1305278.40028.5520602-8227-4225-36241113.458
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113San Francisco Giants1317358.557-6075248340-3233-26231013.435
NL -224Los Angeles Dodgers1317259.5501.05955771835-3437-2525169.640
NL -335Milwaukee Braves1226656.5412.55634946927-3338-24342014.588
NL -446Pittsburgh Pirates1286761.5234.5559569-1026-3441-27261115.423
NL -5510Chicago Cubs1246064.4849.5543555-1231-3429-30301416.467
NL -6611Cincinnati Reds1316368.48110.06696323725-3738-31231112.478
NL -7713St. Louis Cardinals1336172.45913.0559626-6725-4136-31211011.476
NL -8815Philadelphia Phillies1345579.41019.5527645-11821-4233-3820911.450
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