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Friday September 18,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-09-18

Top1959 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALDetroit Tigers0Chicago White Sox1Boxscore - PBP937,3522:12Jim BunningBob ShawBob Shaw (17-6)Jim Bunning (16-13)-Jimmy DykesAl LopezComiskey Park
ALCleveland Indians11Kansas City Athletics2Boxscore - PBP96,9432:26Jim PerryBud DaleyJim Perry (12-9)Bud Daley (16-13)-Joe GordonHarry CraftMunicipal Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox6New York Yankees4Boxscore - PBP915,5562:25Frank BaumannDuke MaasFrank Baumann (6-4)Duke Maas (13-8)Mike Fornieles (10)Billy JurgesCasey StengelYankee Stadium I
ALBaltimore Orioles3Washington Senators I5Boxscore - PBP92,2412:02Jerry WalkerBill FischerBill Fischer (9-9)Jerry Walker (11-9)-Paul RichardsCookie LavagettoGriffith Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies4Chicago Cubs5Boxscore - PBP139710:00Jim OwensArt CeccarelliDave Hillman (7-9)Bob Bowman (0-1)-Eddie SawyerBob ScheffingWrigley Field
5 Games on this date

Standings as of 1959-09-18.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1509258.613--6345716343-3147-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park422.500
222Cleveland Indians1478562.5785.57016099244-3141-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium743.571
337New York Yankees1487474.50017.06566223437-3937-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I651.833
448Detroit Tigers1477275.49018.5686690-433-4240-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium743.571
559Baltimore Orioles1487276.48619.0531597-6633-3738-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium624.333
6612Boston Red Sox1467076.47920.06896682132-4238-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park853.625
7714Kansas City Athletics1456283.42827.5632703-7126-4536-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium945.444
8815Washington Senators I1476285.42228.5593662-6929-4533-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium716.143
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1468264.562--67456610840-3242-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium817.125
224Milwaukee Braves1387662.5512.06385578131-3644-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium18108.556
335Los Angeles Dodgers1468066.5482.06526292335-3445-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1082.800
446Pittsburgh Pirates1437271.5038.5600625-2531-4441-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1165.545
5510Cincinnati Reds1487276.48611.07417053631-4241-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field624.333
6611Chicago Cubs1416873.48211.5603623-2034-3734-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1367.462
7713St. Louis Cardinals1466680.45216.0598682-8429-4837-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park853.625
8816Philadelphia Phillies1486286.41921.0575694-11926-4835-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium624.333