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Games on 1959-09-06

Top1959 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCleveland Indians2Chicago White Sox1Boxscore - PBP934,2692:30Mudcat GrantDick DonovanMudcat Grant (9-6)Dick Donovan (9-7)-Joe GordonAl LopezComiskey Park
ALKansas City Athletics6Detroit Tigers7Boxscore - PBP913,4342:42Ray HerbertFrank LaryPete Burnside (1-2)Tom Sturdivant (1-7)-Harry CraftJimmy DykesTiger Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles5New York Yankees4Boxscore - PBP919,3852:23Jerry WalkerWhitey FordJerry Walker (10-8)Whitey Ford (14-8)Hal Brown (3)Paul RichardsCasey StengelYankee Stadium I
ALBoston Red Sox2Washington Senators I1Boxscore - PBP97,0092:20Tom BrewerPedro RamosTom Brewer (9-10)Pedro Ramos (12-17)-Billy JurgesCookie LavagettoGriffith Stadium
NLMilwaukee Braves6Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP921,1232:18Juan PizarroJim O'TooleJuan Pizarro (2-1)Jim O'Toole (5-7)-Fred HaneyFred HutchinsonCrosley Field
NLChicago Cubs3Los Angeles Dodgers0Boxscore - PBP1002:58Art CeccarelliSandy KoufaxArt Ceccarelli (5-1)Sandy Koufax (7-4)-Bob ScheffingWalter AlstonLos Angeles Memor
NLChicago Cubs5Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP939,4322:45Moe DrabowskyLarry SherryDon Elston (7-6)Don Drysdale (14-11)-Bob ScheffingWalter AlstonLos Angeles Memor
NLPittsburgh Pirates1Philadelphia Phillies2Boxscore - PBP99,6841:44Vern LawRobin RobertsRobin Roberts (11-15)Vern Law (14-7)-Danny MurtaughEddie SawyerShibe Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals1San Francisco Giants0Boxscore - PBP922,8932:15Larry JacksonMike McCormickLarry Jackson (12-11)Mike McCormick (11-13)-Solly HemusBill RigneySeals Stadium
9 Games on this date

Standings as of 1959-09-06.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1378453.613--5915316039-2643-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park17107.588
222Cleveland Indians1347856.5824.56365577939-2539-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium20119.550
337Detroit Tigers1366967.50714.56496381130-3440-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium18711.389
448New York Yankees1376869.49616.06095822737-3831-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I17116.647
559Baltimore Orioles1346668.49316.5488549-6133-3632-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium20812.400
6613Boston Red Sox1366373.46320.5636632431-4232-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park18126.667
7714Kansas City Athletics1325874.43923.5585630-4522-3736-37L8T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium22814.364
8816Washington Senators I1365581.40428.5551626-7528-4427-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium18810.444
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1367660.559--6235378640-3236-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium18711.389
224Los Angeles Dodgers1367363.5373.06105991135-3438-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum20155.750
335Milwaukee Braves1276859.5353.55825186429-3438-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium291811.621
446Pittsburgh Pirates1336865.5116.5571588-1727-3841-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field211011.476
5510Chicago Cubs1296366.4889.5561571-1034-3629-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field251114.440
6611Cincinnati Reds1366670.48510.06856473825-3741-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field18810.444
7712St. Louis Cardinals1386474.46413.0576641-6528-4336-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1679.438
8815Philadelphia Phillies1395980.42418.5554661-10723-4235-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium15510.333


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rip ColemanP28.037Claimed on waivers by Orioles from Athletics. 
Phil Gagliano2B-OF17.253Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals.