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Friday August 19,1955This date in baseball
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Ned Yost 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.

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

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Games on 1955-08-19

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers0Chicago White Sox3BoxBilly PierceSteve Gromek(none)
Kansas City Athletics1Cleveland Indians2BoxRay NarleskiTom Gorman(none)
Baltimore Orioles0New York Yankees8BoxWhitey FordJim Wilson(none)
Boston Red Sox8Washington Senators I0BoxFrank SullivanBob Porterfield(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Cincinnati Reds7BoxJohnny KlippsteinTom Poholsky(none)
Brooklyn Dodgers2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxRobin RobertsDon Newcombe(none)
Chicago Cubs0Milwaukee Braves7BoxLew BurdetteWarren Hacker(none)
New York Giants3Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxVern LawJohnny Antonelli(none)

Standings at end of 1955 season.

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Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
J.C. HartmanSS21.126Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Lindy McDanielP19.250Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent (bonus baby) by Cardinals.