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Sunday, May 3,1959

Sunday, May 3,1959

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Games on this date
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1959 reg season 1959-05-03 Baltimore Orioles 4 Chicago White Sox 2 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Billy Loes Turk Lown -- 11,208 2:32
1959 reg season 1959-05-03 Washington Senators I 0 Cleveland Indians 5 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Mudcat Grant Pedro Ramos -- 0 2:23
1959 reg season 1959-05-03 Washington Senators I 3 Cleveland Indians 1 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Hal Griggs Mike Garcia Dick Hyde 19,586 2:10
1959 reg season 1959-05-03 New York Yankees 2 Detroit Tigers 4 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Frank Lary Bob Turley -- 0 2:35
1959 reg season 1959-05-03 New York Yankees 2 Detroit Tigers 8 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Don Mossi Duke Maas -- 43,438 2:40
1959 reg season 1959-05-03 Boston Red Sox 3 Kansas City Athletics 7 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Ralph Terry Frank Sullivan -- 12,635 2:23
1959 reg season 1959-05-03 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 Cincinnati Reds 6 box | pbp Crosley Field Bob Mabe Clem Labine -- 0 2:31
1959 reg season 1959-05-03 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 Cincinnati Reds 1 box | pbp Crosley Field Danny McDevitt Joe Nuxhall -- 27,962 2:42
1959 reg season 1959-05-03 San Francisco Giants 4 Milwaukee Braves 9 box | pbp County Stadium Lew Burdette Johnny Antonelli -- 22,911 2:09
1959 reg season 1959-05-03 Chicago Cubs 4 Philadelphia Phillies 3 box | pbp Shibe Park John Buzhardt Turk Farrell Don Elston 0 2:47
1959 reg season 1959-05-03 Chicago Cubs 4 Philadelphia Phillies 5 box | pbp Shibe Park Jack Meyer Bill Henry -- 13,660 2:25
1959 reg season 1959-05-03 St. Louis Cardinals 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Forbes Field Roy Face Jim Brosnan -- 0 2:48
1959 reg season 1959-05-03 St. Louis Cardinals 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 box | pbp Forbes Field Gary Blaylock Bennie Daniels Lindy McDaniel 26,080 1:26
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1959 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 18 13 5 .722 0.0 107 55 52 L1 5-0 8-5 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 19 11 8 .579 2.5 73 86 -13 W2 7-5 4-3 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 19 11 8 .579 2.5 94 99 -5 L2 6-3 4-6 3 3 5 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 19 11 8 .579 2.5 97 99 -2 W1 3-3 8-5 4 4 4 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 21 11 10 .524 3.5 99 89 10 W1 7-7 4-3 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 16 7 9 .438 5.0 74 77 -3 L1 2-5 5-4 6 6 12 -- dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 19 7 12 .368 6.5 80 73 7 L5 6-9 1-3 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 19 4 15 .211 9.5 78 124 -46 W2 1-6 4-8 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 17 11 6 .647 0.0 96 76 20 W1 4-3 6-4 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 19 11 8 .579 1.0 130 106 24 L1 1-3 10-5 2 2 6 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 19 11 8 .579 1.0 85 78 7 L1 8-5 3-3 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 21 12 9 .571 1.0 115 113 2 W1 6-6 6-3 4 4 8 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 20 10 10 .500 2.5 89 92 -3 L1 6-6 4-4 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 18 8 10 .444 3.5 79 89 -10 W1 2-3 6-7 6 6 11 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 19 8 11 .421 4.0 80 93 -13 L1 4-5 4-6 7 7 13 -- dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 21 6 15 .286 7.0 73 100 -27 W1 5-10 1-5 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Harry Simpson Chicago White Sox Hist Traded from Kansas City Athletics to Chicago White Sox for Ray Boone
Ray Boone Kansas City Athletics Hist Traded from Chicago White Sox to Kansas City Athletics for Harry Simpson
2 record(s)