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Thursday August 7,1958This 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 1958-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators I4Boston Red Sox8BoxFrank SullivanHal Griggs(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Chicago Cubs1BoxSandy KoufaxMarcelino SolisJohnny Klippstein
Philadelphia Phillies3Cincinnati Reds2BoxDon CardwellBob Purkey(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Milwaukee Braves3BoxWarren SpahnBob Friend(none)
San Francisco Giants1St. Louis Cardinals12BoxSam JonesMike McCormick(none)

Standings as of 1958-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1077136.664--54136018140-1730-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I472126.447
225Boston Red Sox1035251.50517.04734601317-3035-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park512724.529
336Chicago White Sox1065353.50017.5437441-423-3230-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park482919.604
447Cleveland Indians1065254.49118.54804552523-3129-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium472522.532
5510Detroit Tigers1035053.48519.0433436-321-2929-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium512724.529
6613Baltimore Orioles1034855.46621.0337382-4518-3229-24L10T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium502624.520
7714Kansas City Athletics1014754.46521.0413452-3917-3329-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium532627.491
8816Washington Senators I1094663.42226.0418546-12820-3625-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium451530.333
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1005842.580--4423697327-1831-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium543420.630
223Pittsburgh Pirates1005248.5206.04344043023-3029-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field543222.593
334San Francisco Giants1075552.5146.5496495126-3129-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium472522.532
448Cincinnati Reds1055154.4869.54654333224-2527-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field492524.510
559Philadelphia Phillies1035053.4859.5448472-2424-2926-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium511932.373
6611Chicago Cubs1024953.48010.0485488-322-2527-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field522329.442
7712St. Louis Cardinals1055055.47610.5417451-3423-3127-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park492227.449
8815Los Angeles Dodgers1064957.46212.0460535-7525-3124-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum482226.458


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Willie StargellOF-1B18.154Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates.