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Thursday May 8,1958This 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.

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

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Games on 1958-05-08

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Detroit Tigers1Washington Senators I4BoxRalph LumentiBob ShawDick Hyde
Cincinnati Reds10Chicago Cubs8BoxJoe NuxhallDolan NicholsHal Jeffcoat

Standings as of 1958-05-08

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 I18126.667--696812-39-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1364987.360
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
6611Boston Red Sox20911.4504.08090-100-59-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1347064.522
7713Detroit Tigers21912.4294.58492-86-103-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1336865.511
8815Chicago White Sox15411.2676.55173-222-82-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1397861.561
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs21138.619--10983265-38-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1335974.444
224Milwaukee Braves18117.6110.58760278-53-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1368155.596
335San Francisco Giants22139.5910.5123101222-111-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1326765.508
446Pittsburgh Pirates19118.5791.08890-210-61-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1357362.541
557Cincinnati Reds1798.5292.0706916-43-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1376770.489
6612Philadelphia Phillies20911.4503.58593-87-72-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1346074.448
7714Los Angeles Dodgers22913.4094.5111138-271-28-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1326270.470
8816St. Louis Cardinals17314.1768.073112-393-80-6L7T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1376968.504

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Hersh FreemanP29.311Traded by Reds to Cubs for Turk Lown. 
Turk LownP33.343Traded by Cubs to Reds for Hersh Freeman.