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Wednesday September 2,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-09-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox0Baltimore Orioles4BoxBilly O'DellTom Brewer(none)
Detroit Tigers2Chicago White Sox7BoxDick DonovanFrank LaryGerry Staley
Detroit Tigers4Chicago White Sox11BoxJoe StankaPaul FoytackGerry Staley
Kansas City Athletics3Cleveland Indians6BoxGary BellNed Garver(none)
Washington Senators I3New York Yankees4BoxJim CoatesPedro Ramos(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds6BoxJim O'TooleVern Law(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Cincinnati Reds2BoxDon NewcombeBob Friend(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxChuck ChurnBob Duliba(none)
Philadelphia Phillies11Milwaukee Braves5BoxRobin RobertsLew Burdette(none)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants4BoxSam JonesDon Elston(none)

Standings as of 1959-09-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1348351.619--5825216139-2642-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park20119.550
222Cleveland Indians1317655.5805.56265487837-2439-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium231310.565
447New York Yankees1336667.49616.55935702337-3829-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I21138.619
338Detroit Tigers1336667.49616.5628626230-3437-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium211011.476
5510Baltimore Orioles1306367.48518.0473538-6531-3531-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium241113.458
6612Boston Red Sox1326270.47020.06256081730-3932-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park22139.591
7714Kansas City Athletics1295871.45022.5573609-3622-3436-37L5T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium25817.320
8816Washington Senators I1325379.40229.0530610-8028-4325-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium221012.455
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1327458.561--6115278440-3234-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium22913.409
224Los Angeles Dodgers1337360.5491.56045861835-3438-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum23158.652
335Milwaukee Braves1246658.5324.05715106127-3338-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium322012.625
446Pittsburgh Pirates1306763.5156.0563577-1426-3641-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field241113.458
559Cincinnati Reds1336568.4899.56776364125-3740-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field21912.429
6611Chicago Cubs1256065.48010.5546559-1331-3529-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field291415.483
7713St. Louis Cardinals1356273.45913.5568635-6726-4236-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park19910.474
8815Philadelphia Phillies1365779.41919.0543653-11023-4233-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium18711.389