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Monday May 5,1958This date in baseball
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Dave Gumpert celebrated a birthday on this date.
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.

1958 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1958-05-05

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians5Boston Red Sox8BoxBob SmithRay NarleskiFrank Sullivan
Philadelphia Phillies8Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxRay SemprochDon Drysdale(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates11San Francisco Giants10BoxVern LawRuben GomezDon Gross

Standings as of 1958-05-05

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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
339Baltimore Orioles1688.5003.04648-21-57-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1376671.482
558Kansas City Athletics1688.5003.09375184-64-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1386573.471
4410Cleveland Indians201010.5003.0858505-75-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1336766.504
6611Detroit Tigers18810.4444.07476-25-83-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1366967.507
7713Boston Red Sox19811.4214.57385-120-58-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1357164.526
8815Chicago White Sox14410.2866.04666-202-72-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1407862.557
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates17116.647--8275710-41-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1377364.533
224Chicago Cubs18117.6110.59272205-36-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1366175.449
335Cincinnati Reds1486.5711.5595275-23-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1406872.486
446Milwaukee Braves1697.5631.56650166-53-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1388355.601
557San Francisco Giants20119.5501.510895132-19-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1346965.515
6612Philadelphia Phillies18810.4443.57083-136-62-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1366175.449
7714Los Angeles Dodgers20812.4004.5101123-221-27-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1346371.470
8816St. Louis Cardinals15312.2007.06391-283-80-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1396970.496

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chuck ChurnP28.093Purchased by Reds from Indians.