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Saturday September 5,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-09-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians6Chicago White Sox5BoxCal McLishBob ShawGary Bell
Kansas City Athletics4Detroit Tigers5BoxJim BunningBob GrimPete Burnside
Baltimore Orioles2New York Yankees3BoxRyne DurenHoyt Wilhelm(none)
Boston Red Sox2Washington Senators I14BoxCamilo PascualBill Monbouquette(none)
Milwaukee Braves1Cincinnati Reds5BoxJay HookBob Rush(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Philadelphia Phillies6BoxBob PorterfieldTurk FarrellBennie Daniels
St. Louis Cardinals2San Francisco Giants3BoxJohnny AntonelliVinegar Bend Mizell(none)

Standings as of 1959-09-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1368452.618--5905296139-2643-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park18108.556
222Cleveland Indians1337756.5795.56345567838-2539-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium21129.571
337Detroit Tigers1356867.50415.56426321030-3439-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium19811.421
448New York Yankees1366868.50016.06055772837-3831-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I18117.611
5510Baltimore Orioles1336568.48917.5483545-6232-3632-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium21912.429
6613Boston Red Sox1356273.45921.5634631330-4232-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park19136.684
7714Kansas City Athletics1315873.44323.5579623-4422-3636-37L7T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium23815.348
8816Washington Senators I1355580.40728.5550624-7428-4427-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium19811.421
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1357659.563--6235368740-3236-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium19712.368
224Los Angeles Dodgers1347361.5452.56075911635-3438-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum22157.682
335Milwaukee Braves1266759.5324.55765166028-3438-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium301911.633
446Pittsburgh Pirates1326864.5156.5570586-1627-3741-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field221012.455
559Cincinnati Reds1356669.48910.06836414225-3741-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field19811.421
6611Chicago Cubs1276166.48011.0553568-1532-3629-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field271314.481
7712St. Louis Cardinals1376374.46014.0575641-6627-4336-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1789.471
8815Philadelphia Phillies1385880.42019.5552660-10823-4234-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium16610.375