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Monday August 4,1958This 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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Month Day Year

Games on 1958-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees9Baltimore Orioles4BoxDon LarsenArnie PortocarreroRyne Duren
San Francisco Giants6Chicago Cubs4BoxPaul GielDick DrottMarv Grissom
Pittsburgh Pirates4Milwaukee Braves3BoxCurt RaydonJuan PizarroRoy Face
Los Angeles Dodgers2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxLarry JacksonJohnny Podres(none)

Standings as of 1958-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1056936.657--53435817638-1730-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I492326.469
225Chicago White Sox1045153.49017.5428435-721-3230-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park503119.620
337Detroit Tigers1025052.49017.5432430221-2929-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium522725.519
448Boston Red Sox1004951.49017.5450453-317-3032-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park543024.556
559Cleveland Indians1055154.48618.04744542022-3129-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium482622.542
6612Baltimore Orioles1014853.47519.0335375-4018-3229-22L8T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium522626.500
7713Kansas City Athletics994752.47519.0407443-3617-3329-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium552629.473
8816Washington Senators I1064660.43423.5411523-11220-3325-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium481533.313
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves975542.567--4313656627-1828-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium573720.649
223Pittsburgh Pirates975245.5363.04303933723-2729-18W9T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field573225.561
334San Francisco Giants1045549.5293.54794651426-2829-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium502525.500
446Cincinnati Reds1025052.4907.54524173524-2526-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field522626.500
5510Chicago Cubs994851.4858.0472471122-2526-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field552431.436
6611Philadelphia Phillies1004852.4808.5432459-2722-2826-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium542133.389
7714St. Louis Cardinals1024755.46110.5384440-5623-3124-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park522527.481
8815Los Angeles Dodgers1034756.45611.0449519-7023-3024-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum512427.471


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Randy Jackson3B32.175Purchased by Indians from Dodgers.