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Sunday September 6,1959This 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 1959-09-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2Chicago White Sox1BoxMudcat GrantDick Donovan(none)
Kansas City Athletics6Detroit Tigers7BoxPete BurnsideTom Sturdivant(none)
Baltimore Orioles5New York Yankees4BoxJerry WalkerWhitey FordHal Brown
Boston Red Sox2Washington Senators I1BoxTom BrewerPedro Ramos(none)
Milwaukee Braves6Cincinnati Reds2BoxJuan PizarroJim O'Toole(none)
Chicago Cubs3Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxArt CeccarelliSandy Koufax(none)
Chicago Cubs5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDon ElstonDon Drysdale(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxRobin RobertsVern Law(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1San Francisco Giants0BoxLarry JacksonMike McCormick(none)

Standings as of 1959-09-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord 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.