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Tuesday August 5,1958This date in baseball
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Games on 1958-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles1BoxBob TurleyConnie Johnson(none)
Washington Senators I1Boston Red Sox7BoxBill MonbouquetteCamilo Pascual(none)
Cleveland Indians6Detroit Tigers1BoxCal McLishGeorge Susce(none)
Chicago White Sox5Kansas City Athletics4BoxTurk LownBob Grim(none)
San Francisco Giants9Chicago Cubs10BoxGlen HobbieJohnny Antonelli(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Cincinnati Reds6BoxJoe NuxhallTurk Farrell(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Milwaukee Braves6BoxLew BurdetteRon Kline(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3St. Louis Cardinals13BoxBilly MuffettDanny McDevitt(none)

Standings as of 1958-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1067036.660--53835917939-1730-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I482226.458
225Chicago White Sox1055253.49517.5433439-622-3230-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park493019.612
337Boston Red Sox1015051.49517.5457454317-3033-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park532924.547
448Cleveland Indians1065254.49118.04804552523-3129-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium472522.532
5510Detroit Tigers1035053.48518.5433436-321-2929-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium512724.529
6612Baltimore Orioles1024854.47120.0336379-4318-3229-23L9T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium512625.510
7713Kansas City Athletics1004753.47020.0411448-3717-3329-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium542628.481
8816Washington Senators I1074661.43024.5412530-11820-3425-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium471532.319
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves985642.571--4373667127-1829-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium563620.643
223Pittsburgh Pirates985246.5314.04313993223-2829-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field563224.571
334San Francisco Giants1055550.5244.54884751326-2929-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium492524.510
446Cincinnati Reds1035152.4957.54584223624-2527-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field512526.490
559Chicago Cubs1004951.4908.0482480222-2527-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field542331.426
6611Philadelphia Phillies1014853.4759.5437465-2822-2926-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium532132.396
7714St. Louis Cardinals1034855.46610.5397443-4623-3125-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park512427.471
8815Los Angeles Dodgers1044757.45212.0452532-8023-3124-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum502426.480