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Encyclopedia > 1959 in baseball

The following are the baseball events of the year 1959 throughout the world.   A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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2000s

2009 • 2008 • 2007 • 2006 • 2005
2004 • 2003 • 2002 • 2001 • 2000 The following are the baseball events of the year 2007 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2006 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2005 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2004 throughout the world. ... The following are the events of the year 2003 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... This year in baseball: 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 8 - Ozzie Smith is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2001 throughout the world. ... This year in baseball: 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 6 - Major League Baseball officials order Atlanta Braves reliever John Rocker is to undergo psychological testing following derogatory remarks he made in an interview with Sports Illustrated magazine. ...

1990s

1999 • 1998 • 1997 • 1996 • 1995
1994 • 1993 • 1992 • 1991 • 1990 The following are the baseball events of the year 1999 throughout the world. ... This year in baseball 1995 - 1996 - 1997 - 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 5 - Don Sutton, a 324-game winner is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on his fifth try. ... The following are the events of the year 1997 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1996 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1995 throughout the world. ... The following are the events of the year 1994 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... // This year in baseball Events January - Reggie Jackson is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America, receiving 94% of the vote. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1992 throughout the world. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 8 - Rod Carew, Gaylord Perry and Ferguson Jenkins are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America, with Carew becoming the 22nd player to be named in his first year of eligibility. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1990 throughout the world. ...

1980s

1989 • 1988 • 1987 • 1986 • 1985
1984 • 1983 • 1982 • 1981 • 1980 1989 in baseball - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 12 - Former Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Willie Stargell is the only player elected this year to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 14 - Catfish Hunter and Billy Williams are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 8 - Willie McCovey is the only player elected this year to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America, and becomes the 16th player elected in his first year of eligibility. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 7 - Outfielder Lou Brock and knuckleballer Hoyt Wilhelm are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1984 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1983 throughout the world. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 13 - Hank Aaron and Frank Robinson become the 12th and 13th players elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America in their first year of eligibility. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1981 throughout the world. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 9 - Al Kaline and Duke Snider are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ...

1970s

1979 • 1978 • 1977 • 1976 • 1975
1974 • 1973 • 1972 • 1971 • 1970 The following are the baseball events of the year 1979 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1978 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1977 throughout the world. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 14 - Ted Turner completes the purchase of 100 percent of the Atlanta Braves. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January-June January 23 - Ralph Kiner is elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 16 - The Baseball Writers Association of America elects former New York Yankees teammates Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford to the Hall of Fame. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January-March January 3 - A group of investors, headed by shipbuilder George Steinbrenner, purchases the New York Yankees from CBS for $10 million. ... The following are the events of the year 1972 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 31 - The new Special Veterans Committee selects seven men for enshrinement to the Hall of Fame: former players Dave Bancroft, Jake Beckley, Chick Hafey, Harry Hooper, Joe Kelley, Rube Marquard, and executive George Weiss. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1970 throughout the world. ...

1960s

1969 • 1968 • 1967 • 1966 • 1965
1964 • 1963 • 1962 • 1961 • 1960 The following are the baseball events of the year 1969 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1968 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1967 throughout the world. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 20 - The Baseball Writers Association of America voters elect Ted Williams to the Hall of Fame. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1965 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1964 throughout the world. ... The following are the events of the year 1963 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the events of the year 1962 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1961 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1960 throughout the world. ...

1950s

1959 • 1958 • 1957 • 1956 • 1955
1954 • 1953 • 1952 • 1951 • 1950 The following are the events of the year 1958 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1957 throughout the world. ... September 30 Chicago White Sox pitcher Jim Derrington becomes the youngest pitcher in modern history to start a game. ... The following are the events of the year 1955 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1954 throughout the world. ... The following are the events of the year 1953 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the events of the year 1952 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1951 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1950 throughout the world. ...

1940s

1949 • 1948 • 1947 • 1946 • 1945
1944 • 1943 • 1942 • 1941 • 1940 The following are the baseball events of the year 1949 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1948 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1947 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1946 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1945 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1944 throughout the world. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1942 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1941 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1940 throughout the world. ...

1930s

1939 • 1938 • 1937 • 1936 • 1935
1934 • 1933 • 1932 • 1931 • 1930 == July == July 4 = Lou Gehrig day was held at Yankee Stadium,Lou said in his speech that he is the luckiest man on the face of the earth. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1938 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1937 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1936 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1935 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1934 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1933 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1932 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1931 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1930 throughout the world. ...

1920s

1929 • 1928 • 1927 • 1926 • 1925
1924 • 1923 • 1922 • 1921 • 1920 The following are the baseball events of the year 1929 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1928 throughout the world. ... April 12 - President Calvin Coolidge throws out the first ball in Washington D.C. as the Washington Senators lost to the Boston Red Sox 6-2. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1926 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1925 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1924 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1923 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1922 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1921 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1920 throughout the world. ...

1910s

1919 • 1918 • 1917 • 1916 • 1915
1914 • 1913 • 1912 • 1911 • 1910 The following are the baseball events of the year 1919 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1918 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1917 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1916 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1915 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1914 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1913 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1912 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1911 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1910 throughout the world. ...

1900s

1909 • 1908 • 1907 • 1906 • 1905
1904 • 1903 • 1902 • 1901 • 1900 The following are the baseball events of the year 1909 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1908 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1907 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1906 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1905 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1904 throughout the world. ... Births June 19 - Lou Gehrig - Hall of Fame First baseman ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1902 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1901 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1900 throughout the world. ...

1890s

1899 • 1898 • 1897 • 1896 • 1895
1894 • 1893 • 1892 • 1891 • 1890 The following are the baseball events of the year 1899 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1898 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1897 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1896 throughout the world. ... Births February 6 - Babe Ruth all-time legendary home run hitter ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1894 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1893 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1892 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1891 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1890 throughout the world. ...

1880s

1889 • 1888 • 1887 • 1886 • 1885
1884 • 1883 • 1882 • 1881 • 1880 The following are the baseball events of the year 1889 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1888 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1887 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1886 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1885 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1884 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1883 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1882 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1881 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1880 throughout the world. ...

1870s

1879 • 1878 • 1877 • 1876 • 1875
1874 • 1873 • 1872 • 1871 • 1870 The following are the baseball events of the year 1879 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1878 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1877 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1876 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1875 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1874 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1873 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1872 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1871 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1870 throughout the world. ...

Early Years

1845-1868 • 1869 The following are the baseball events of the years 1845 through 1868 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1869 throughout the world. ...

See also
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Contents

A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in North American professional baseball. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Minor League Baseball. ... Bud Fowler, the first professional black baseball player with one of his teams, Western of Keokuk, Iowa The Negro Leagues were American professional baseball leagues comprising predominantly African-American teams. ... Part of the History of baseball series. ...

Champions

Major League Baseball

The 1959 World Series featured the Los Angeles Dodgers, who had won their first pennant since moving from Brooklyn in 1958 by defeating the Milwaukee Braves 2-0 in a three-game pennant playoff, and the Chicago White Sox, who had earned their first pennant in the 40 years since... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 4, 19, 20, 24, 32, 39, 42, 53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) Brooklyn Dodgers (1911-1912) Brooklyn Superbas (1899-1910), (1913) Brooklyn Grooms... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Lawrence Sherry (born July 25, 1935- died December 17th, 2006, in Mission Viejo, California) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. ... The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also popularly known as the Midsummer Classic, is an annual baseball game between players from the National League and the American League, currently selected by fan vote for the starting position players and by the respective managers (from the previous years World... is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Forbes Field was a Major League Baseball park in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. ... The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also popularly known as the Midsummer Classic, is an annual baseball game between players from the National League and the American League, currently selected by fan vote for the starting position players and by the respective managers (from the previous years World... is the 215th day of the year (216th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Memorial Coliseum (disambiguation). ...

Other champions

Caribbean World Series logo The Caribbean World Series of Professional Baseball — or Serie del Caribe del Béisbol Profesional in Spanish — is an annual baseball tournament, usually played during the month of February, before the MLB trainings season in Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico or Venezuela. ... The Almendares club was one of the oldest and most distinguished teams in the old Cuban League, which existed from 1878 to 1961. ... The College World Series is the tournament which determines the NCAA Division I collegiate baseball champion. ... Oklahoma State University Logo The Oklahoma State University System comprises of five educational instututes across Oklahoma. ... The Yomiuri Giants have won twenty Japan Series, more than any other team. ... The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks (福岡ソフトバンクホークス) is a Japanese baseball team based in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture. ... The Yomiuri Giants ) are one of the popular Central League baseball teams based at the Tokyo Dome in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan. ... Logo of Little League The Little League World Series is a baseball tournament for children aged 11, 12 and in limited circumstances, 13. ... Hamtramck is a city in Wayne County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ...

Awards and honors

In the game of baseball, both amateur and professional, it is tradition to annually recognize the one player in the league who has contributed the most to the success of the players team. ... Jacob Nelson Nellie Fox (December 25, 1927 – December 1, 1975) was a Major League Baseball second baseman for the Chicago White Sox and is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Ernest Ernie Banks (born January 31, 1931 in Dallas, Texas) is an American former Major League baseball player who played his entire career with the Chicago Cubs (1953-1971). ... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 10, 14, 23, 26, 42 Name Chicago Cubs (1902–present) Chicago Orphans (1898-1901) Chicago Colts (1890-1897) Chicago White Stockings (1870-1889) (a. ... In baseball, the Cy Young Award is an honor given annually to the best pitchers in the Major Leagues. ... Early Wynn Jr. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... In Major League Baseball, the Rookie of the Year Award is given to the best first-year players in the American and National Leagues. ... William Robert Bob Allison (July 11, 1934 - April 9, 1995) was a Major League Baseball outfielder and right-handed batter who played in the American League for the Washington Senators and Minnesota Twins between 1958 and 1970. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 6, 14, 29, 34, 42 Name Minnesota Twins (1961–present) Washington Nationals/Senators (1901-1960) Other nicknames The Twinkies Ballpark Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome 1982-present Metropolitan Stadium (1961-1981) Griffith Stadium (1903-1960... Willie Lee McCovey (born January 10, 1938 in Mobile, Alabama), nicknamed Big Mac and Stretch, is a former slugger and first baseman who played Major League Baseball for the San Francisco Giants, San Diego Padres and Oakland Athletics between 1959 and 1980. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers NY, NY, 3, 4, 11, 24, 27, 30, 36, 42, 44 Name San Francisco Giants (1958–present) New York Giants (1885–1957) New York Gothams (1883–1885) Other nicknames Jints, Gigantes, G-Men Ballpark AT...

MLB Statistical Leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Harvey Kuenn DET .353 Hank Aaron MLN .355
HR Rocky Colavito CLE
Harmon Killebrew WSH
42 Eddie Mathews MLN 46
RBI Jackie Jensen BOS 112 Ernie Banks CHC 143
Wins Early Wynn CHW 22 Lew Burdette MLN
Sam Jones SFG
Warren Spahn MLN
21
ERA Hoyt Wilhelm BAL 2.19 Sam Jones SFG 2.83

American League The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the National League, is the older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada and the worlds oldest extant professional team sports league. ... Batting average is a statistic in both cricket and baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively. ... Harvey Edward Kuenn (December 4, 1930 - February 28, 1988) was an American player, coach and manager in Major League Baseball. ... Henry Louis Hank Aaron (born February 5, 1934 in Mobile, Alabama), nicknamed Hammer, Hammerin Hank”, or Bad Henry”, is a retired American baseball player whose Major League Baseball (MLB) career spanned the 1950s through the 1970s. ... Mark McGwire swinging for the fences. ... Rocky Colavito on the cover of Time in 1959 Rocco Domenico Rocky Colavito (born August 10, 1933 in New York, NY) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder (primarily playing right field, but also at the other outfield positions, as well as a small number of games as a pitcher... Harmon Clayton Killebrew (born June 29, 1936 in Payette, Idaho) is a former Major League Baseball player and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. ... Edwin Lee Eddie Mathews (October 13, 1931 – February 18, 2001) was a Hall of Fame third baseman in Major League Baseball and is widely regarded as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, third baseman to play the game. ... RBI is a three-letter abbreviation with multiple meanings, including Reserve Bank of India Run batted in, in baseball Radio Berlin International This page concerning a three-letter acronym or abbreviation is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Jack Eugene Jensen (March 9, 1927 - July 14, 1982), born in San Francisco, California, was a Major League Baseball outfielder and right-handed batter who played for the New York Yankees (1950-52), Washington Senators (1952-53) and Boston Red Sox (1954-59, 1961). ... Ernest Ernie Banks (born January 31, 1931 in Dallas, Texas) is an American former Major League baseball player who played his entire career with the Chicago Cubs (1953-1971). ... In Major League Baseball, a win (denoted W) is generally credited to the pitcher for the winning team who was in the game when they last took the lead. ... Early Wynn Jr. ... Lew Burdette, born Selva Lewis Burdette, Jr. ... Samuel Sam Jones (December 14, 1925–November 5, 1971), known during his career as Toothpick Sam Jones or Sad Sam Jones, was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1951 to 1964. ... Warren Edward Spahn (April 23, 1921 – November 24, 2003) was an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for 21 seasons, all in the National League. ... In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. ... James Hoyt Wilhelm (July 26, 1922 in Huntersville, North Carolina - August 23, 2002 in Sarasota, Florida) was an American relief pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... Samuel Sam Jones (December 14, 1925–November 5, 1971), known during his career as Toothpick Sam Jones or Sad Sam Jones, was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1951 to 1964. ...

Major League Baseball final standings

American League final standings

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Chicago White Sox 94   60 .610     --
2nd Cleveland Indians 89   65 .578   5.0
3rd New York Yankees 79   75 .513   15.0
4th Detroit Tigers 76   78 .494   18.0
5th Boston Red Sox 75   79 .487   19.0
6th Baltimore Orioles 74   80 .481   20.0
7th Kansas City Athletics 66   88 .429   28.0
8th Washington Senators 63   91 .409   31.0

This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 5, 14, 18, 19, 21, 42, 455 Name Cleveland Indians (1915–present) Cleveland Naps (1905-1914) Cleveland Bronchos (1902-1904) Cleveland Blues (1901) Other nicknames The Tribe Ballpark Jacobs Field (1994–present) Cleveland Stadium... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 2, 5, 6, 16, 23, 42 Name Detroit Tigers (1901–present) Other nicknames The Bless You Boys Ballpark Comerica Park (2000–present) Tiger Stadium (1912-1999) Briggs Stadium (1938-1960) Navin Field (1912-1938) Bennett... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1908–present) Boston Americans (1901-1907) Other nicknames The BoSox, The Olde Towne Team, The Sox Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 5, 8, 20, 22, 33, 42 Name Baltimore Orioles (1954–present) St. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43, (As) Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Other nicknames The As, The White Elephants, The... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 6, 14, 29, 34, 42 Name Minnesota Twins (1961–present) Washington Nationals/Senators (1901-1960) Other nicknames The Twinkies Ballpark Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome 1982-present Metropolitan Stadium (1961-1981) Griffith Stadium (1903-1960...

National League final standings

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Los Angeles Dodgers 88   68 .564     --
2nd Milwaukee Braves 86   70 .551   2.0
3rd San Francisco Giants 83   71 .539   4.0
4th Pittsburgh Pirates 78   76 .506   9.0
5th Cincinnati Reds 74   80 .481   13.0
6th Chicago Cubs 74   80 .481   13.0
7th St. Louis Cardinals 71   83 .461   16.0
8th Philadelphia Phillies 64   90 .416   23.0

Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 4, 19, 20, 24, 32, 39, 42, 53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) Brooklyn Dodgers (1911-1912) Brooklyn Superbas (1899-1910), (1913) Brooklyn Grooms... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) East Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 21, 35, 41, 42, 44 Name Atlanta Braves (1966–present) Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965) Boston Braves (1941-1952) Boston Bees (1936-1940) Boston Braves (1912-1935) Boston Rustlers (1911) Boston Doves (1907-1910) Boston... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers NY, NY, 3, 4, 11, 24, 27, 30, 36, 42, 44 Name San Francisco Giants (1958–present) New York Giants (1885–1957) New York Gothams (1883–1885) Other nicknames Jints, Gigantes, G-Men Ballpark AT... Major league affiliations National League (1887–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 20, 21, 33, 40, 42 Name Pittsburgh Pirates (1891–present) Pittsburgh Innocents (1890) Pittsburg Alleghenies (1882–1889) (Also referred to as Infants in 1890) Ballpark PNC Park (2001–present) Three Rivers... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 5, 8, 10, 13, 18, 20, 24, 42 Name Cincinnati Reds (1958–present) Cincinnati Redlegs (1953-1958) Cincinnati Reds (1882-1953) Cincinnati Red Stockings (1876-1882) Other nicknames Big Red Machine, Redlegs[1] Ballpark... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 10, 14, 23, 26, 42 Name Chicago Cubs (1902–present) Chicago Orphans (1898-1901) Chicago Colts (1890-1897) Chicago White Stockings (1870-1889) (a. ... Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 6, 9, 14, 17, 20, 42, 42, 45, 85 Name St. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 14, 20, 32, 36, 42 Name Philadelphia Phillies (1884–present) Philadelphia Quakers (1883-1889) (Also referred to as Blue Jays 1943-1945 despite formal name remaining Phillies) Other nicknames Phils, The Phightin Phils, The...

Events

January-March

is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 5, 8, 10, 13, 18, 20, 24, 42 Name Cincinnati Reds (1958–present) Cincinnati Redlegs (1953-1958) Cincinnati Reds (1882-1953) Cincinnati Red Stockings (1876-1882) Other nicknames Big Red Machine, Redlegs[1] Ballpark... Forrest Harrill Smokey Burgess (February 6, 1927 - September 15, 1991) was an American catcher in Major League Baseball who became known for his ability as a pinch hitter. ... Pitcher Harvey Haddix on a 1963 Topps Baseball Card Harvey Haddix, Jr. ... Don Hoak (1950s) Donald Albert (Don) Hoak (born February 5, 1928 in Roulette, Pennsylvania - died October 9, 1969 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) was a Major League Baseball player. ... Major league affiliations National League (1887–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 20, 21, 33, 40, 42 Name Pittsburgh Pirates (1891–present) Pittsburgh Innocents (1890) Pittsburg Alleghenies (1882–1889) (Also referred to as Infants in 1890) Ballpark PNC Park (2001–present) Three Rivers... Frank Joseph Thomas (born June 11, 1929 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a former left fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1951-58), Cincinnati Reds (1959), Chicago Cubs (1960-61), Milwaukee Braves (1961), New York Mets (1962-64), Philadelphia Phillies (1964-65), Houston Astros (1965), Montreal... James Edward Pendleton (January 7, 1924 in St. ... Johnny Powers (1852-1930) of Chicago, born in Kilkenny, Ireland was a Democratic Chicago aldermen from 1888 to 1927. ...

April-June

  • May -- The New York Yankees land in last place in the American League, and despite battling back, will only finish third as the White Sox win the pennant.

is the 146th day of the year (147th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Pitcher David Cone (left) of the New York Yankees reacting to the completion of his perfect game with catcher Joe Girardi on July 18, 1999. ... The Atlanta Braves are a Major League Baseball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Felix Mantilla (September 23, 1974) is a Spanish professional tennis player, born in Barcelona. ... Joseph Wilbur Adcock (October 30, 1927 - May 3, 1999) was a Major League Baseball first baseman/outfielder and right-handed batter who played for the Cincinnati Reds (1950-52), Boston & Milwaukee Braves (1953-62), Cleveland Indians (1963), and Los Angeles & California Angels (1964-66). ...

July-September

  • - The L.A. Dodgers and Milwaukee Braves finish the NL regular schedule in a tie, and the Dodgers defeat the Braves in two playoff games (best of 3) to reach the World Series.

October-December

  • October 8 - The Los Angeles Dodgers win 9-3 to take the World Series in Chicago's Comiskey Park, 4 games to 2, again behind Larry Sherry in relief of Johnny Podres. The Dodgers have an 8-0 lead after 4 innings and hold on despite Ted Kluszewski's 3-run home run. The round-tripper gives the slugger a new 6-game RBI record of 10. Chicago's Chuck Essegian hits his second pinch HR to establish a new record, later equalled by Bernie Carbo of the Boston Red Sox in 1975. Each Dodger receives a record $11,231 winning share. The White Sox each get a record $7,275 losing share.

is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 4, 19, 20, 24, 32, 39, 42, 53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) Brooklyn Dodgers (1911-1912) Brooklyn Superbas (1899-1910), (1913) Brooklyn Grooms... The 1959 World Series featured the Los Angeles Dodgers, who had won their first pennant since moving from Brooklyn in 1958 by defeating the Milwaukee Braves 2-0 in a three-game pennant playoff, and the Chicago White Sox, who had earned their first pennant in the 40 years since... Theodore Bernard Ted Kluszewski (September 10, 1924 - March 29, 1988), nicknamed Big Klu, was a slugging first baseman who played in Major League Baseball between 1947 and 1961. ... Early Wynn Jr. ... Gerald Lee Staley (born August 21, 1920 in Brush Prairie, Washington) was a Pitcher for the St. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... Charles Dillon Casey Stengel (July 30, 1890 - September 29, 1975), nicknamed The Old Professor, was an American baseball player and manager from the early 1910s into the 1960s. ... is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the original Comiskey Park. ... Lawrence Sherry (born July 25, 1935- died December 17th, 2006, in Mission Viejo, California) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. ... John Joseph Johnny Podres (born September 30, 1932 in Witherbee, New York) is a former Major League Baseball left-handed starting pitcher who played with the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers (1953-55, 1957-67); Detroit Tigers (1966-67), and San Diego Padres (1969). ... Charles Abraham (Chuck) Essegian, Jr. ... Bernie Carbo - TSN archives. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1908–present) Boston Americans (1901-1907) Other nicknames The BoSox, The Olde Towne Team, The Sox Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds... The 1975 World Series was between the Boston Red Sox and Cincinnati Reds. ...

Births

January-March

January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Milt Thompson Milton Bernard Milt Thompson (b. ... is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Otis Junior Nixon (born January 9, 1959 in Evergreen, North Carolina) is an American baseball player. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Rich Dotson was a Major League Baseball Pitcher int he 1980s. ... is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lloyd Glenn McClendon (born January 11, 1959 in Gary, Indiana) attended Gary Roosvelt High School, played Major League Baseball for the Chicago Cubs and is currently the manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates. ... January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... José Uribe José Altagracia González Uribe (January 21, 1959 – December 8, 2006) was a Dominican shortstop in Major League Baseball from 1984 until 1993. ... is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Keith Rowe Atherton (born February 19, 1959 in Newport News, Virginia), is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues primarily in relief from 1983-1989. ... is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Timothy Philip Burke (born February 19, 1959 in Omaha, Nebraska) was a Major League Baseball pitcher from 1985 to 1992 for the Montreal Expos, New York Mets, and New York Yankees. ... is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bill Gullickson (born February 20, 1959 in Marshall, Minnesota) is a former major league baseball pitcher who played for five different teams, in both the U.S. and Japan during a fourteen year career. ... is the 63rd day of the year (64th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Michael Gary Brown (born March 4, 1959 in Camden County, New Jersey) is a former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1982 through 1987 for the Boston Red Sox (1982-86) and Seattle Mariners (1986-87). ... March 11 is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (71st in leap years). ... Phil Bradley (born October 2, 1963 Goshen, OH - ) is an instructor of Wing Chun kung fu under Dai-Sifu Don Grose of the International Ving Tsun Kung Fu Federation. ... is the 72nd day of the year (73rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Luis Aguayo (Born March 13, 1959 in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico) is a former major league baseball player. ... is the 74th day of the year (75th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Harold Douglass Baines (born March 15, 1959 in Easton, Maryland) is a former right fielder and designated hitter in Major League Baseball who played in the American League from 1980 to 2001, and is best known for his three stints with the Chicago White Sox. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year (76th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

April-June

is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Albert Samuel Nipper (born April 2, 1959) was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox and two other teams. ... is the 108th day of the year (109th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Michael Eisenreich (born April 18, 1959 St. ... is the 108th day of the year (109th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dennis Lee Rasmussen (born April 18, 1959 in Los Angeles, California) was a starting pitcher for Major League Baseballs San Diego Padres (1983 and 1988-91), New York Yankees (1984-87), Cincinnati Reds (1987-88), Chicago Cubs (1992) and Kansas City Royals (1992-93 and 1995). ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... Richard Joshua R.J. Reynolds (1850-1918) was an American businessman and founder of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. ... is the 112th day of the year (113th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Terry Jon Tito Francona (born April 22, 1959, in Aberdeen, South Dakota) is a Major League Baseball manager. ... is the 115th day of the year (116th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Keith Anthony (Tony) Phillips (b. ... is the 132nd day of the year (133rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kevin Charles Bass (born May 12, 1959 in Redwood City, California) is a former outfielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Milwaukee Brewers, Houston Astros, San Francisco Giants, New York Mets, and Baltimore Orioles. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bob patterson is 2001 television comedy starring and written by Jason Alexander. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mitchell Dean Webster (Born May 16, 1959) in Larned, Kansas, is a retired Major League Baseball outfielder. ... is the 139th day of the year (140th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bob patterson is 2001 television comedy starring and written by Jason Alexander. ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year (149th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Larry Steven Jeltz (born May 28, 1959 in Paris, France) is a former professional baseball player. ... is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Britt Burns was born on June 8th 1959 in Houston, Texas. ... is the 162nd day of the year (163rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Michael Dwayne Davis (born June 11, 1959, in San Diego, California) was a Major League Baseball player from 1980-1989. ... is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alejandro (Vásquez) Peña [PEH-nya] (born June 25, 1959) in Cambiaso, Dominican Republic, is a former relief pitcher in Major League Baseball. ...

July-September

is the 202nd day of the year (203rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Professor Mark H. Williamson OBE is professor emeritus of biology at the University of York. ... is the 210th day of the year (211th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... David Jeffrey LaPoint (born July 29, 1959, in Glens Falls, New York) was a Major League Baseball pitcher. ... is the 212th day of the year (213th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Michael Joesph Bielecki (born July 31, 1959 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a former baseball player. ... is the 215th day of the year (216th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jim Gott (born August 3, 1959 in Hollywood, California), is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1982-1995. ... is the 215th day of the year (216th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Michael Jeffcoat (born August 3, 1959 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas), is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1983-1985, 1987-1992, and 1994. ... is the 225th day of the year (226th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tom Niedenfuer (born August 13, 1959 in St. ... is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Brad Eugene Wellman (born August 17, 1959, in Lodi, California) was a Major League Baseball infielder. ... is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Thomas Stephen Foley (born March 26, 1929 in Spokane, Washington) is an American politician of the Democratic Party, having served as the most recent Democratic speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and ambassador to Japan. ... // 1400 - Owain Glyndŵr declared Prince of Wales by his followers. ... Timothy Raines (born September 16, 1959 in Sanford, Florida), nicknamed Rock, is a former American left fielder in Major League Baseball known for his speed and ability to get on base. ... September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ... Ryne Dee Sandberg (born September 18, 1959 in Spokane, Washington), nicknamed Ryno, is a former second baseman in Major League Baseball who spent nearly his entire career with the Chicago Cubs. ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Danny Bradford Cox, born September 21, 1959 in Northampton, England, was a former Major League Baseball pitcher. ... is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Walter Wally Wayne Backman (born September 22, 1959 in Hillsboro, Oregon) is a retired baseball player. ... is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Eugene James Petralli (born September 25, 1959 in Sacramento, California) was a 61 180 lbs. ... is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Richard Leo Rich Gedman (born September 26, 1959) is a former Major League Baseball catcher and left-handed batter who played with the Boston Red Sox (1980-90), Houston Astros (1990-91) and St. ... is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Todd Roland Worrell (born September 28, 1959 in Arcadia, California) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher who played for the St. ...

October-December

October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years). ... Dennis Ray Oil Can Boyd (born on October 6, 1959 in Meridian, Mississippi) is a former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years). ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Michael Thomas Morgan was an American professional baseball player who competed for twelve different Major League Baseball teams from 1978-2002. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years). ... Lester Paul Straker Bolnalda (born October 10, 1959 in Ciudad Bolívar, Bolívar State, Venezuela), best known as Les Straker, is a former Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher who played for the Minnesota Twins. ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years). ... Brian David Harper (born October 16, 1959 in Los Angeles, California) is a former catcher in Major League Baseball who played for teams in both the American and National Leagues during his 16-year career (1979 - 1995). ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years). ... Walter Kevin McReynolds (born October 16, 1959 Little Rock, Arkansas - ) was an outfielder/designated hitter with a 12 year career from 1983 to 1994. ... is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... George Antonio Bell Mathey (born October 21, 1959, San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic) is a former left fielder in Major League Baseball. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Junior Ortiz (born October 24, 1959 in Humacao, Puerto Rico as Adalberto Ortiz, Jr. ... is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jesse Lee Barfield (born October 29, 1959 in Joliet, Illinois) is a former Major League Baseball right fielder who played for the Toronto Blue Jays (1981-89) and New York Yankees (1989-92). ... is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Craig McMurtry is a Technical evangelist at Microsoft HQ in Redmond, WA, USA. He holds a Ph. ... is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lloyd Anthony Moseby (born November 5, 1959 in Portland, Arizona) was a Major League Baseball player. ... November 6 is the 310th day of the year (311th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Leonardo Jesús Hernández (born November 6, 1959), commonly known as Leo Hernandez (er-NAN-dez), is a former Major League Baseball third baseman and right-handed batter who played for the Baltimore Orioles (1982-83, 1985) and New York Yankees (1986). ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... Brook Jacoby (born November 23, 1959) is a former Major League Baseball third baseman. ... is the 330th day of the year (331st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This page is about the New Zealand politician and Director-General of the World Trade Organization. ... December 6 is the 340th day of the year (341st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Larry Kent Sheets (born December 6, 1959 in Staunton, Virginia), is a former professional baseball player who played in the Major Leagues primarily as an outfielder and designated hitter from 1984-1990 and 1993. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Marvell Wynne (born December 17, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former center fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1983-1985), San Diego Padres (1986-1989[start]) and Chicago Cubs (1989[end]-1990). ...

Deaths

January-March

  • January 21 - Hooks Wiltse, 79, pitcher for the New York Giants with two 20-win seasons and a 10-inning no-hitter
  • January 22 - Ken Williams, 68, outfielder who in 1922 became the first player to have 30 home runs and 30 stolen bases in the same season
  • February 7 - Nap Lajoie, 84, Hall of Fame second baseman who batted .338 in his career, winning the 1901 American League Triple Crown with a .426 batting average and becoming the third player to make 3000 hits
  • February 12 - Dode Paskert, 77, outfielder and leadoff hitter known for his speed and defense
  • March 17 - Howard Ehmke, 64, pitcher with six 15-win seasons whose last major league victory was a record 13-strikeout performance in the 1929 World Series
  • March 29 - Johnny Allen, 53, All-Star pitcher named Major League Player of the Year by The Sporting News in 1937 after a 15-1 season

January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Hooks Wiltse (born George Leroy Wiltse on September 7, 1879 in Hamilton, New York; died January 21, 1959 in Long Beach, New York) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1904 to 1915. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kenneth Roy Williams (June 28, 1890 - January 22, 1959) was an American outfielder in Major League Baseball who led the American League in 1922 with 39 home runs and 155 RBIs. ... is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Napoleon Nap Lajoie [la-ZHOWAY] (September 5, 1874 – February 7, 1959), also known as Larry Lajoie, was an American professional athlete of French Canadian descent. ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... George Henry Dode Paskert (August 28, 1881 in Cleveland, Ohio - February 12, 1959 in Cleveland, Ohio), is a former professional baseball player who played outfield in the Major Leagues from 1907-1921. ... is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Howard Jonathan Ehmke (April 24, 1894 – 1959) was a major league baseball player from 1916 to 1930. ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (89th in leap years). ... John Thomas Allen (September 30, 1905 - March 29, 1959) was an American pitcher in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, St. ...

April-June

  • May 18 - John Hummel, 76, longtime Brooklyn utility player
  • May 18 - Gene Packard, 71, pitcher who enjoyed a pair of 20-win seasons in the short-lived Federal League
  • May 26 - Ed Walsh, 78, Hall of Fame spitball pitcher for the Chicago White Sox who compiled the lowest career ERA in history (1.82) and won an astonishing 40 games in 1908
  • June 9 - Frank Huelsman, 85, regarded as the first player in major league history to play for four different teams in a season (1904), who later gained notoriety as a minor league star, compiling a .342 career average over nearly 20 years, including five batting titles, six RBI titles, and two Triple Crowns
  • June 28 - Joe Sugden, 88, platooning catcher for five teams, later a Cardinals scout for 31 years

May 18 is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Edwin Hummel (April 4, 1883 - May 18, 1959) born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania was a Utility Player for the Brooklyn Superbas/Brooklyn Dodgers/Brooklyn Robins (1905-15) and New York Yankees (1918). ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 146th day of the year (147th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ed Walsh of the Chicago White Sox at Comiskey Park in 1913. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Frank Elmer Huelsman (June 5, 1874 - June 9, 1959) was a Major League Baseball left fielder. ... is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Joseph Joe Sugden was a fictional character in the popular soap opera Emmerdale, played by Frazer Hines Family Mother: Annie Brearly Father: Jacob Sugden (deceased) Brother: Jack Sugden Sister: Peggy Skilbeck (deceased) Wife: Kate Hughes (deceased) Stepson: Mark Hughes Stepdaughter: Rachel Hughes Nephews: Jackie Merrick (deceased), Robert Sugden Adopted Nephew...

July-September

  • July 21 - Bill Hoffer, 88, pitcher who won 20 games in each of his first three seasons
  • July 25 - Buck O'Brien, 77, pitcher who won 20 games for the Boston Red Sox 1912 World Champions
  • July 29 - Boileryard Clarke, 90, backup catcher for the 1890s Baltimore Orioles, later a coach at Princeton for 34 years
  • August 4 - Chappy Charles, 78, infielder for the Browns and Reds from 1908-1910
  • August 4 - Pop Williams, 85, pitcher for 4 NL teams from 1898-1903
  • September 20 - Tilly Walker, 72, power-hitting outfielder known for his strong arm
  • September 28 - Red Corriden, 72, longtime MLB coach and manager of the 1950 White Sox

is the 202nd day of the year (203rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... William Leopold Hoffer (November 8, 1870 - July 21, 1959) was a professional baseball player. ... is the 206th day of the year (207th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Thomas Joseph (Buck) OBrien (May 9, 1882 - July 25, 1959) was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Red Sox (1911-1913) and Chicago White Sox (1913). ... is the 210th day of the year (211th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 216th day of the year (217th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 216th day of the year (217th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Clarence William Tilly Walker (September 4, 1887 - September 20, 1959) was an American left and center fielder in Major League Baseball from 1911-1923. ... is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Michael Corriden (September 4, 1887, Logansport, Indiana - September 28, 1959, Indianapolis, Indiana) was a player, coach, manager and scout in American Major League Baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1950 throughout the world. ...

October-December

  • October 16 - Herb Bradley, 56, pitched for the Boston Red Sox from 1927 through 1929
  • October 29 - Dave Fultz, 84, outfielder who became a lawyer and unionized players in the 1910s, later coaching baseball and football at six universities
  • November 20 - Roy Thomas, 85, Phillies outfielder and leadoff hitter who batted .300 five times
  • November 28 - Ed McFarland, 85, catcher for five teams, known for his fielding
  • November 30 - Jack Scott, 67, pitcher who threw a shutout in the 1922 World Series for the Giants and won 16 games the next year
  • December 6 - Wid Conroy, 82, infielder for four teams, including the 1902 NL champion Pirates
  • December 10 - Joe Harris, 68, first baseman and outfielder who batted .300 in his first eight seasons
  • December 11 - Jim Bottomley, 59, power-hitting first baseman for four Cardinal pennant-winners and career .310 hitter who was named the NL's MVP in 1928 and set a record with 12 RBI in a 1924 game

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