On July 27, 1959 — The Dodgers move into first place on Roger Craig’s 2 – 0 win. Joe Pignatano and Don Zimmer hit solo home runs. A year ago on this date the Dodgers were in last place.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference July 27
National Pastime July 27
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
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