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Saturday September 26,1959This date in baseball
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Games on 1959-09-26

Top1959 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALWashington Senators I4Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP115,4282:48Camilo PascualBill MonbouquetteNelson Chittum (3-0)Bill Fischer (9-11)-Cookie LavagettoBilly JurgesFenway Park
ALKansas City Athletics8Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP98,1082:20Ken JohnsonJohn BriggsKen Johnson (1-1)John Briggs (0-1)Dick Tomanek (2)Harry CraftJoe GordonCleveland Stadium
ALChicago White Sox10Detroit Tigers5Boxscore - PBP99,8142:14Early WynnJim ProctorEarly Wynn (22-10)Jim Proctor (0-1)Turk Lown (15)Al LopezJimmy DykesTiger Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles7New York Yankees2Boxscore - PBP1118,8263:03Milt PappasMark FreemanHal Brown (11-9)Eli Grba (2-5)-Paul RichardsCasey StengelYankee Stadium I
NLLos Angeles Dodgers2Chicago Cubs12Boxscore - PBP99,3482:46Johnny PodresDave HillmanDave Hillman (8-9)Johnny Podres (11-9)-Walter AlstonBob ScheffingWrigley Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates6Cincinnati Reds7Boxscore - PBP94,7032:19Jim UmbrichtJim O'TooleBob Purkey (11-17)Don Gross (1-1)-Danny MurtaughFred HutchinsonCrosley Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies2Milwaukee Braves3Boxscore - PBP923,7631:59Robin RobertsWarren Spahn-Eddie SawyerFred HaneyCounty Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants4St. Louis Cardinals0Boxscore - PBP89,8601:51Sam JonesVinegar Bend MizellSam Jones (18-14)Vinegar Bend Mizell (13-9)-Bill RigneySolly HemusSportsman's Park
8 Games on this date

Standings as of 1959-09-26.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1559461.606--6615946745-3247-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park-10-1
222Cleveland Indians1538964.5824.074064010046-3143-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium101.000
336New York Yankees1547975.51314.56866444239-3940-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I000
448Detroit Tigers1537677.49717.0719724-535-4242-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium101.000
559Boston Red Sox1527478.48718.57176892832-4442-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park211.500
6611Baltimore Orioles1547480.48119.5548620-7235-4138-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium000
7715Kansas City Athletics1526488.42128.5670752-8228-4836-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium2201.000
8816Washington Senators I1536390.41230.0617695-7829-4734-43L4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium101.000
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1538568.556--6896622740-3645-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum3301.000
224Milwaukee Braves1448064.5560.56735848934-3745-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1266.500
335San Francisco Giants1528369.5461.56965979941-3442-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium202.000
447Pittsburgh Pirates1487573.5077.5631648-1731-4544-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field633.500
5510Chicago Cubs1487276.48610.5650658-835-3937-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field624.333
6612Cincinnati Reds1537380.47712.07557312431-4642-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1101.000
7713St. Louis Cardinals1526983.45415.5625716-9129-4840-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park2201.000
8814Philadelphia Phillies1546589.42220.5597720-12327-4937-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium0-11

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