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Wednesday July 4,1956This 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 1956-07-04

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees6Boston Red Sox7BoxLeo KielyTom Sturdivant(none)
New York Yankees9Boston Red Sox4BoxDon LarsenMel Parnell(none)
Kansas City Athletics2Chicago White Sox5BoxBilly PierceJack McMahan(none)
Kansas City Athletics3Chicago White Sox2BoxAlex KellnerGerry Staley(none)
Cleveland Indians6Detroit Tigers4BoxHerb ScorePaul Foytack(none)
Cleveland Indians3Detroit Tigers1BoxEarly WynnDuke Maas(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Washington Senators I10BoxChuck StobbsHal BrownBunky Stewart
Baltimore Orioles7Washington Senators I4BoxDon FerrareseHal GriggsGeorge Zuverink
Chicago Cubs5Cincinnati Reds4BoxJim HughesArt FowlerTurk Lown
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds4BoxBrooks LawrenceSam Jones(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Milwaukee Braves4BoxMurry DicksonGene ConleyWillard Schmidt
St. Louis Cardinals1Milwaukee Braves6BoxBob BuhlLindy McDaniel(none)
Brooklyn Dodgers15New York Giants2BoxDon NewcombeRuben GomezEd Roebuck
Brooklyn Dodgers6New York Giants1BoxDon DrysdaleJim HearnClem Labine
Philadelphia Phillies4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxHarvey HaddixRon Kline(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxRoy FaceStu Miller(none)

Standings at end of 1956 season.

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Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Toby AtwellC32.118Purchased by Phillies from Cardinals. 
Ray ShearerOF26.288Traded by Dodgers to Braves for Jim Frey.