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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.

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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


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.