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Friday September 4,1959This 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 1959-09-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2Chicago White Sox3BoxEarly WynnJim PerryGerry Staley
Kansas City Athletics2Detroit Tigers9BoxDon MossiBud Daley(none)
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees0BoxMilt PappasRalph Terry(none)
Boston Red Sox3Washington Senators I4BoxTex ClevengerFrank SullivanDick Hyde
Milwaukee Braves4Cincinnati Reds1BoxWarren SpahnBob Purkey(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJim OwensHarvey Haddix(none)
Chicago Cubs2San Francisco Giants1BoxGlen HobbieJack Sanford(none)

Standings as of 1959-09-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1358451.622--5855236239-2643-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park19109.526
222Cleveland Indians1327656.5766.56285517737-2539-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium22139.591
337Detroit Tigers1346767.50016.5637628930-3438-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium20911.450
448New York Yankees1356768.49617.06025752737-3830-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I19127.632
559Baltimore Orioles1326567.49217.5481542-6132-3532-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium22913.409
6613Boston Red Sox1346272.46321.56326171530-4132-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park20137.650
7714Kansas City Athletics1305872.44623.5575618-4322-3536-37L6T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium24816.333
8816Washington Senators I1345480.40329.5536622-8628-4426-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium20911.450
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1347559.560--6205348640-3235-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium20812.400
224Los Angeles Dodgers1347361.5452.06075911635-3438-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum22157.682
335Milwaukee Braves1256758.5363.55755116428-3338-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium311912.613
446Pittsburgh Pirates1316764.5116.5563580-1726-3741-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field231112.478
5510Cincinnati Reds1346569.48510.06786403825-3740-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field20911.450
6611Chicago Cubs1276166.48010.5553568-1532-3629-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field271314.481
7712St. Louis Cardinals1366373.46313.0573638-6527-4236-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park18810.444
8815Philadelphia Phillies1375879.42318.5546653-10723-4234-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium17611.353