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Wednesday August 1,1951This date in baseball
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Pete Mackanin celebrated a birthday on this date.
Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

1951 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Boxscores -- Leaders -- Transactions -- Births -- Deaths

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Games on 1951-08-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
St. Louis Browns1Boston Red Sox5BoxWillard NixonDuane Pillette(none)
Detroit Tigers9New York Yankees8BoxVirgil TrucksJack KramerDizzy Trout
Detroit Tigers6New York Yankees10BoxTom MorganBob Cain(none)
Chicago White Sox4Philadelphia Athletics3BoxBilly PierceMorrie Martin(none)
Cleveland Indians8Washington Senators I6BoxLou BrissieJoe Haynes(none)
Cleveland Indians3Washington Senators I4BoxJulio MorenoEarly Wynn(none)
New York Giants2Chicago Cubs3BoxCal McLishLarry Jansen(none)
New York Giants2Chicago Cubs0BoxAl CorwinBob Kelly(none)
Brooklyn Dodgers9Pittsburgh Pirates12BoxBill WerleClyde KingTed Wilks
Boston Braves2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxWarren SpahnGerry Staley(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Cincinnati Reds1BoxKen RaffensbergerRuss Meyer(none)

Standings at end of 1951 season.

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Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill MillerP24.006Purchased by Yankees from Syracuse (International). 
Bob ScheffingC37.355Claimed on waivers by Cardinals from Reds.