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

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators I4Boston Red Sox5BoxNelson ChittumBill Fischer(none)
Kansas City Athletics8Cleveland Indians4BoxKen JohnsonJohn BriggsDick Tomanek
Chicago White Sox10Detroit Tigers5BoxEarly WynnJim ProctorTurk Lown
Baltimore Orioles7New York Yankees2BoxHal BrownEli Grba(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Chicago Cubs12BoxDave HillmanJohnny Podres(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Cincinnati Reds7BoxBob PurkeyDon Gross(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Milwaukee Braves3BoxWarren SpahnRobin Roberts(none)
San Francisco Giants4St. Louis Cardinals0BoxSam JonesVinegar Bend Mizell(none)

Standings as of 1959-09-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord 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