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Sunday May 4,1958This 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 1958-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers3Baltimore Orioles4BoxMilt PappasPaul FoytackGeorge Zuverink
Detroit Tigers0Baltimore Orioles4BoxJack HarshmanBilly Hoeft(none)
Cleveland Indians2Boston Red Sox1BoxMike GarciaTom BrewerDon Ferrarese
Cleveland Indians1Boston Red Sox2BoxFrank BaumannSteve Ridzik(none)
Kansas City Athletics3Washington Senators I7BoxDick HydeMurry Dickson(none)
Kansas City Athletics2Washington Senators I2Box(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Chicago Cubs5BoxDon ElstonHal Jeffcoat(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Chicago Cubs2BoxWillard SchmidtDolan Nichols(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxDon BessentRobin RobertsEd Roebuck
Philadelphia Phillies2Los Angeles Dodgers15BoxDanny McDevittWarren Hacker(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6San Francisco Giants2BoxRon KlineJohnny AntonelliRoy Face
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Francisco Giants4BoxAl WorthingtonRoy Face(none)
Milwaukee Braves7St. Louis Cardinals2BoxWarren SpahnVinegar Bend Mizell(none)

Standings as of 1958-05-04

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
222Washington Senators I15105.6670.55358-52-37-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1395188.367
338Cleveland Indians19109.5262.5807735-65-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1346767.500
4410Baltimore Orioles1688.5003.04648-21-57-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1376671.482
559Kansas City Athletics1688.5003.09375184-64-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1386573.471
6611Detroit Tigers18810.4444.07476-25-83-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1366967.507
7714Boston Red Sox18711.3895.06580-150-57-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1367264.529
8815Chicago White Sox14410.2866.04666-202-72-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1407862.557
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates16106.625--716569-41-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1387464.536
224Chicago Cubs18117.611--9272205-36-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1366175.449
335San Francisco Giants19118.5790.59884142-19-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1356966.511
446Cincinnati Reds1486.5711.0595275-23-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1406872.486
557Milwaukee Braves1697.5631.06650166-53-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1388355.601
6612Los Angeles Dodgers19811.4213.598115-171-27-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1356372.467
7713Philadelphia Phillies17710.4123.56280-185-62-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1376275.453
8816St. Louis Cardinals15312.2006.56391-283-80-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1396970.496