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Saturday, August 29,1959

Saturday, August 29,1959

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Games on this date
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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 1959-08-29 Baltimore Orioles 1 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Jerry Casale Milt Pappas -- 10,114 2:25
1959 reg season 1959-08-29 Chicago White Sox 2 Cleveland Indians 0 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Dick Donovan Jim Perry -- 28,107 2:18
1959 reg season 1959-08-29 Detroit Tigers 9 Kansas City Athletics 3 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Paul Foytack Ray Herbert -- 16,343 2:10
1959 reg season 1959-08-29 New York Yankees 9 Washington Senators I 5 box | pbp Griffith Stadium Jim Coates Dick Hyde Duke Maas 11,717 2:57
1959 reg season 1959-08-29 Milwaukee Braves 11 Chicago Cubs 4 box | pbp Wrigley Field Warren Spahn Bill Henry -- 20,277 2:40
1959 reg season 1959-08-29 Philadelphia Phillies 1 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 box | pbp Forbes Field Bob Friend Robin Roberts -- 9,714 2:30
1959 reg season 1959-08-29 Cincinnati Reds 3 St. Louis Cardinals 7 box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Bob Miller Bob Purkey Bob Duliba 12,660 2:43
7 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 129 79 50 .612 0.0 549 504 45 W3 37-26 40-26 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1959 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 128 75 53 .586 3.5 613 530 83 L2 37-24 38-29 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 129 64 65 .496 15.0 614 608 6 W3 28-32 37-32 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 130 64 66 .492 15.5 583 564 19 W2 36-37 28-29 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 127 62 65 .488 16.0 469 530 -61 L2 31-34 30-32 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1959 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 128 60 68 .469 18.5 614 594 20 W2 30-38 30-30 6 6 12 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 127 58 69 .457 20.0 570 599 -29 L3 22-33 36-36 7 7 14 -- dnq
1959 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 128 51 77 .398 27.5 514 597 -83 L3 27-41 24-36 8 8 16 -- dnq
1959 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 129 73 56 .566 0.0 599 512 87 W1 40-30 33-26 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 121 66 55 .545 3.0 561 488 73 W2 27-32 38-24 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 129 70 59 .543 3.0 583 569 14 L1 35-34 35-25 3 3 5 Yes Won World Series (White Sox)
1959 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 126 65 61 .516 6.5 550 562 -12 W3 26-34 39-27 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 123 59 64 .480 11.0 537 553 -16 L3 31-34 28-30 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1959 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 130 62 68 .477 11.5 663 628 35 L2 24-37 38-31 6 6 11 -- dnq
1959 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 132 61 71 .462 13.5 555 620 -65 W4 25-41 36-30 7 7 13 -- dnq
1959 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 132 55 77 .417 19.5 520 636 -116 L2 21-40 33-38 8 8 15 -- dnq
16 record(s)