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Wednesday May 7,1958This 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 1958-05-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers5Washington Senators I1BoxFrank LaryCamilo Pascual(none)
Detroit Tigers4Washington Senators I11BoxHal GriggsJim Bunning(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Chicago Cubs5BoxTaylor PhillipsBrooks Lawrence(none)
Philadelphia Phillies9Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxCurt SimmonsFred Kipp(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6San Francisco Giants8BoxAl WorthingtonBob FriendMarv Grissom
Milwaukee Braves9St. Louis Cardinals2BoxLew BurdetteHerm Wehmeier(none)

Standings as of 1958-05-07

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
223Washington Senators I17116.6470.56567-22-38-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1375087.365
337Baltimore Orioles1688.5003.04648-21-57-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1376671.482
5510Kansas City Athletics1688.5003.09375184-64-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1386573.471
449Cleveland Indians201010.5003.0858505-75-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1336766.504
7713Detroit Tigers20911.4504.08388-56-93-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1346866.507
6612Boston Red Sox20911.4504.08090-100-59-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1347064.522
8815Chicago White Sox15411.2676.55173-222-82-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1397861.561
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs20137.650--10173285-38-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1345975.440
224Milwaukee Braves18117.6111.08760278-53-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1368155.596
335San Francisco Giants22139.5911.0123101222-111-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1326765.508
446Pittsburgh Pirates19118.5791.58890-210-61-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1357362.541
558Cincinnati Reds1688.5003.06061-15-43-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1386870.493
6611Philadelphia Phillies20911.4504.08593-87-72-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1346074.448
7714Los Angeles Dodgers22913.4095.0111138-271-28-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1326270.470
8816St. Louis Cardinals17314.1768.573112-393-80-6L7T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1376968.504


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dennis BennettP18.215Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Bob PorterfieldP34.271Purchased by Pirates from Red Sox.