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Saturday, May 16,1959

Saturday, May 16,1959

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1959 reg season 1959-05-16 Detroit Tigers 1 Baltimore Orioles 6 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Hoyt Wilhelm Frank Lary -- 7,674 2:23
1959 reg season 1959-05-16 Cleveland Indians 12 Boston Red Sox 6 box | pbp Fenway Park Herb Score Frank Baumann -- 16,057 3:04
1959 reg season 1959-05-16 Chicago White Sox 4 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Turk Lown Art Ditmar -- 26,899 3:48
1959 reg season 1959-05-16 Kansas City Athletics 2 Washington Senators I 7 box | pbp Griffith Stadium Camilo Pascual Ralph Terry -- 5,290 2:26
1959 reg season 1959-05-16 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Don Elston Harvey Haddix -- 10,496 2:25
1959 reg season 1959-05-16 Milwaukee Braves 6 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 box | pbp Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Bob Buhl Danny McDevitt -- 59,839 2:12
1959 reg season 1959-05-16 Cincinnati Reds 2 San Francisco Giants 9 box | pbp Seals Stadium Johnny Antonelli Brooks Lawrence -- 18,911 2:19
1959 reg season 1959-05-16 Philadelphia Phillies 2 St. Louis Cardinals 8 box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Gary Blaylock Jim Owens -- 6,609 2:15
8 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 27 18 9 .667 0.0 156 97 59 W3 9-3 9-6 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 30 19 11 .633 0.5 153 137 16 W8 11-3 7-9 2 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 30 17 13 .567 2.5 113 124 -11 W2 10-6 7-7 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 32 16 16 .500 4.5 147 136 11 W1 10-9 6-7 4 4 9 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 28 13 15 .464 5.5 129 146 -17 L1 5-7 8-8 5 5 11 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 29 12 17 .414 7.0 137 143 -6 L5 7-8 5-9 6 6 12 -- dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 27 11 16 .407 7.0 108 108 0 L3 8-9 3-7 7 7 13 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 29 10 19 .345 9.0 124 176 -52 L2 2-9 9-9 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 28 18 10 .643 0.0 143 114 29 W3 7-4 10-7 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 31 17 14 .548 2.5 154 119 35 W1 9-6 8-8 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 33 18 15 .545 2.5 164 171 -7 L3 10-9 8-6 3 3 6 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 30 16 14 .533 3.0 164 158 6 L1 5-8 11-6 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 32 17 15 .531 3.0 143 138 5 W1 10-10 7-5 5 5 8 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 32 15 17 .469 5.0 135 160 -25 L1 7-7 8-10 6 6 10 -- dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 33 13 20 .394 7.5 154 158 -4 W2 6-11 7-9 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 31 11 20 .355 8.5 134 173 -39 L7 4-12 7-8 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Humberto Robinson Philadelphia Phillies Hist Traded from Cleveland Indians to Philadelphia Phillies for Granny Hamner
Granny Hamner Cleveland Indians Hist Traded from Philadelphia Phillies to Cleveland Indians for Humberto Robinson
2 record(s)