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Friday August 8,1958This date in baseball
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Games on 1958-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics4Cleveland Indians10BoxDon FerrareseNed Garver(none)
Chicago White Sox2Detroit Tigers6BoxFrank LaryEarly Wynn(none)
Boston Red Sox0New York Yankees2BoxWhitey FordIke Delock(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Washington Senators I4BoxRuss KemmererHal BrownDick Hyde
St. Louis Cardinals6Chicago Cubs3BoxVinegar Bend MizellDick Drott(none)
San Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxDon DrysdaleRuben GomezJohnny Klippstein
Milwaukee Braves6Philadelphia Phillies7BoxTurk FarrellDon McMahon(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxRed WittJoe Nuxhall(none)

Standings as of 1958-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1087236.667--54336018340-1731-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I462026.435
225Boston Red Sox1045252.50018.04734621117-3135-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park502723.540
336Chicago White Sox1075354.49518.5439447-823-3330-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park472918.617
447Cleveland Indians1075354.49518.54904593123-3130-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium462422.522
559Detroit Tigers1045153.49019.0439438121-2930-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium502624.520
6614Baltimore Orioles1044856.46222.0339386-4718-3329-24L11T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium492623.531
7715Kansas City Athletics1024755.46122.0417462-4517-3429-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium522626.500
8816Washington Senators I1104763.42726.0422548-12620-3626-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium441430.318
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1015843.574--4483767227-1931-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium533419.642
223Pittsburgh Pirates1015348.5255.04354043123-3030-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field533122.585
334San Francisco Giants1085553.5096.5499501-226-3229-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium462521.543
448Philadelphia Phillies1045153.4908.5455478-2324-2927-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium501832.360
6611St. Louis Cardinals1065155.4819.5423454-3124-3127-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park482127.438
5510Cincinnati Reds1065155.4819.54654343124-2627-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field482523.521
7712Chicago Cubs1034954.47610.0488494-622-2527-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field512328.451
8813Los Angeles Dodgers1075057.46711.0466538-7225-3125-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum472126.447