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Monday May 21,1956This 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.

1956 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1956-05-21

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New York Yankees8Kansas City Athletics5BoxTom SturdivantJose Santiago(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4New York Giants1BoxVinegar Bend MizellDon Liddle(none)

Standings at end of 1956 season.

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Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike FornielesP24.124Traded by White Sox with George Kell, Connie Johnson and Bob Nieman to Orioles for Dave Philley and Jim Wilson. 
Connie JohnsonP33.145Traded by White Sox with George Kell, Mike Fornieles and Bob Nieman to Orioles for Dave Philley and Jim Wilson. 
George Kell3B33.271Traded by White Sox with Connie Johnson, Mike Fornieles and Bob Nieman to Orioles for Dave Philley and Jim Wilson. 
Bob NiemanOF29.115Traded by White Sox with George Kell, Connie Johnson and Mike Fornieles to Orioles for Dave Philley and Jim Wilson. 
Dave PhilleyOF36.005Traded by Orioles with Jim Wilson to White Sox for George Kell, Connie Johnson, Mike Fornieles and Bob Nieman. 
Elmer ValoOF35.077Released by Athletics. 
Jim WilsonP34.090Traded by Orioles with Dave Philley to White Sox for George Kell, Connie Johnson, Mike Fornieles and Bob Nieman.