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Wednesday May 11,1955This 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.

1955 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1955-05-11

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics2Baltimore Orioles0BoxBobby ShantzLou Kretlow(none)
Chicago White Sox3Boston Red Sox4BoxFrank SullivanVirgil TrucksEllis Kinder
Cleveland Indians4New York Yankees3BoxEarly WynnBob Turley(none)
Detroit Tigers7Washington Senators I0BoxNed GarverDean Stone(none)
Brooklyn Dodgers8Chicago Cubs10BoxJim DavisRuss Meyer(none)
New York Giants6Cincinnati Reds3BoxJim HearnJoe Nuxhall(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Milwaukee Braves8BoxChet NicholsRon Kline(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxHerb MofordRon MrozinskiBarney Schultz

Standings at end of 1955 season.

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Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Hal BrownP30.151Released by Red Sox. 
Sonny DixonP30.187Traded by Athletics with Cash to Yankees for Enos Slaughter and Johnny Sain. 
Ray HerbertP25.147Purchased by Athletics from Tigers. 
Johnny SainP37.228Traded by Yankees with Enos Slaughter to Athletics for Sonny Dixon and Cash. 
Art SchallockP31.016Claimed on waivers by Orioles from Yankees. 
Harry SimpsonOF-1B29.159Purchased by Athletics from Indians. 
Enos SlaughterOF39.014Traded by Yankees with Johnny Sain to Athletics for Sonny Dixon and Cash. 
Joe TrimbleP24.211Returned to Pirates.