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Saturday April 21,1956This date in baseball
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Games on 1956-04-21

Top1956 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALWashington Senators I8Baltimore Orioles4Boxscore - PBP911,0672:27Dean StoneBill WightDean Stone (1-0)Bill Wight (0-2)-Chuck DressenPaul RichardsMemorial Stadium
ALDetroit Tigers7Cleveland Indians6Boxscore - PBP94,2243:16Bob MillerMike GarciaAl Aber (1-0)Mike Garcia (0-1)-Bucky HarrisAl LopezCleveland Stadium
ALChicago White Sox1Kansas City Athletics15Boxscore - PBP915,6082:20Sandy ConsuegraArt DitmarArt Ditmar (1-0)Sandy Consuegra (0-1)-Marty MarionLou BoudreauMunicipal Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox10New York Yankees14Boxscore - PBP926,6443:44George SusceBob TurleyTommy Byrne (1-0)Tom Hurd (0-1)-Pinky HigginsCasey StengelYankee Stadium I
NLCincinnati Reds2Chicago Cubs3Boxscore - PBP1111,7572:47Johnny KlippsteinRuss MeyerJim Davis (1-0)Johnny Klippstein (0-1)-Birdie TebbettsStan HackWrigley Field
NLBrooklyn Dodgers1Pittsburgh Pirates3Boxscore - PBP98,6031:57Ken LehmanBob FriendBob Friend (1-1)Ken Lehman (0-1)-Walter AlstonBobby BraganForbes Field
NLMilwaukee Braves5St. Louis Cardinals6Boxscore - PBP99,8552:21Red MurffWillard SchmidtLindy McDaniel (1-0)Chet Nichols (0-1)-Charlie GrimmFred HutchinsonSportsman's Park
7 Games on this date

Standings at end of 1956 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Billy Gardner2B28.277Purchased by Orioles from Giants.