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Friday May 2,1958This 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.

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Games on 1958-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians6Baltimore Orioles1BoxMudcat GrantBilly Loes(none)
Detroit Tigers0Boston Red Sox6BoxDave SislerJim Bunning(none)
Kansas City Athletics1New York Yankees8BoxBob TurleyRalph Terry(none)
Chicago White Sox2Washington Senators I3BoxCamilo PascualGerry Staley(none)
Milwaukee Braves7Chicago Cubs8BoxDon ElstonDick Littlefield(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxJohnny PodresGeorge PerezClem Labine
Philadelphia Phillies2San Francisco Giants4BoxMike McCormickJack SanfordMarv Grissom
Cincinnati Reds7St. Louis Cardinals3BoxBrooks LawrenceSam JonesHal Jeffcoat

Standings as of 1958-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees14104.714--5835233-37-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1408258.586
225Washington Senators I1385.6151.54453-92-36-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1415388.376
337Kansas City Athletics1486.5712.08866224-44-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1406575.464
448Cleveland Indians1697.5632.0757144-45-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1376869.496
559Detroit Tigers1688.5003.0716835-63-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1386969.500
6612Baltimore Orioles1358.3854.53543-81-54-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1406971.493
7713Boston Red Sox16610.3755.06277-150-56-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1387365.529
8815Chicago White Sox14410.2866.04666-202-72-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1407862.557
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs15105.667--8261215-35-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1396277.446
223San Francisco Giants16106.6250.59071192-18-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1387068.507
334Pittsburgh Pirates1385.6151.0595817-31-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1417665.539
446Cincinnati Reds1275.5831.5524574-13-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1426973.486
5510Milwaukee Braves1477.5002.55545104-53-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1408555.607
6611Philadelphia Phillies1468.4293.54955-64-42-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1406377.450
7714Los Angeles Dodgers16610.3754.574103-291-25-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1386573.471
8816St. Louis Cardinals14311.2146.56184-233-80-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1406971.493