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Friday August 20,1954This date in baseball
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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.

1954 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1954-08-20

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians7Baltimore Orioles2BoxArt HouttemanJoe ColemanHal Newhouser
New York Yankees3Boston Red Sox4BoxWillard NixonBob GrimSid Hudson
Chicago White Sox8Detroit Tigers2BoxVirgil TrucksSteve Gromek(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Brooklyn Dodgers6BoxBilly LoesRobin RobertsClem Labine
Milwaukee Braves1Chicago Cubs3BoxBob RushGene Conley(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0New York Giants4BoxDon LiddleDick Littlefield(none)
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJoe NuxhallRalph BeardFrank Smith

Standings at end of 1954 season.

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Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Van FletcherP30.014Traded by Seattle (PCL) to Tigers for Earl Harrist and Cash. 
Earl HarristP35.018Traded by Tigers with Cash to Seattle (PCL) for Van Fletcher. 
Bill OsterP21.230Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics.