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Wednesday May 21,1958This date in baseball
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Games on 1958-05-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Chicago White Sox2BoxWhitey FordBilly Pierce(none)
Boston Red Sox2Cleveland Indians3BoxDick TomanekMurray Wall(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Detroit Tigers1BoxKen LehmanFrank LaryGeorge Zuverink
Washington Senators I6Kansas City Athletics1BoxRuss KemmererRalph Terry(none)
San Francisco Giants5Cincinnati Reds4BoxMarv GrissomHal Jeffcoat(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Milwaukee Braves1BoxDon DrysdaleBob RushClem Labine
St. Louis Cardinals0Philadelphia Phillies1BoxRobin RobertsSam Jones(none)
Chicago Cubs5Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxTaylor PhillipsBob Porterfield(none)

Standings as of 1958-05-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees26215.808--11459559-312-2W8T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1287157.555
225Baltimore Orioles271413.5197.59092-24-910-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1266066.476
336Kansas City Athletics281414.5008.012612424-910-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1265967.468
447Cleveland Indians331617.4858.5139153-148-118-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1206159.508
558Washington Senators I311516.4848.5115138-234-710-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1234677.374
6610Boston Red Sox321517.4699.014314034-1011-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1226458.525
7713Detroit Tigers321319.40611.0139141-26-137-6L7T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1226458.525
8816Chicago White Sox291118.37911.5104123-196-125-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1257154.568
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants342311.676--2051426310-313-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1205763.475
223Milwaukee Braves281711.6073.01301012911-76-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1267551.595
334Pittsburgh Pirates321814.5634.0153144910-108-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1226656.541
449Philadelphia Phillies321517.4697.0122141-197-118-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1225468.443
5511Chicago Cubs351619.4577.516115926-810-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1195663.471
6612St. Louis Cardinals311417.4527.5132151-196-98-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1235865.472
7714Cincinnati Reds281117.3939.0119126-77-94-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1266561.516
8815Los Angeles Dodgers341321.38210.0153211-585-88-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1205862.483


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Roy SmalleySS31.346Signed as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Bill WightP36.039Signed as Free Agent by Cardinals.