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Sunday August 17,1958This date in baseball
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Games on 1958-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators I1Baltimore Orioles2BoxConnie JohnsonRuss Kemmerer(none)
New York Yankees5Boston Red Sox6BoxIke DelockArt DitmarLeo Kiely
Cleveland Indians2Chicago White Sox3BoxBilly PierceMudcat Grant(none)
Detroit Tigers1Kansas City Athletics4BoxBob GrimPaul Foytack(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds4BoxTom AckerBob Porterfield(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Cincinnati Reds7BoxJoe NuxhallDon GrossDon Newcombe
St. Louis Cardinals12Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxJim BrosnanSandy Koufax(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxDanny McDevittSam Jones(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Milwaukee Braves5BoxJuan PizarroDon Cardwell(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Milwaukee Braves4BoxLew BurdetteRay Semproch(none)
Chicago Cubs6San Francisco Giants8BoxAl WorthingtonMoe Drabowsky(none)

Standings as of 1958-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1197544.630--59442716741-2033-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I351718.486
225Chicago White Sox1186256.52512.54894781127-3435-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park362016.556
336Boston Red Sox1135756.50415.05215051619-3438-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park412219.537
447Detroit Tigers1155659.48717.0489501-1223-3333-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium392118.538
558Baltimore Orioles1145559.48217.5387415-2822-3532-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium391920.487
669Cleveland Indians1185662.47518.55335052823-3433-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium352114.600
7715Kansas City Athletics1135261.46020.0465513-4819-4032-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium412120.512
8816Washington Senators I1185167.43223.5453587-13422-3828-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium361026.278
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1136746.593--5064149232-2235-24W7T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium412516.610
223Pittsburgh Pirates1116051.5416.04954455025-3335-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field432419.558
334San Francisco Giants1166155.5267.55515371428-3233-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium381919.500
4410Los Angeles Dodgers1165561.47413.5518594-7625-3130-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum381622.421
5511St. Louis Cardinals1165561.47413.5469510-4128-3727-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park381721.447
6612Cincinnati Reds1185563.46614.55134932025-3030-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field362115.583
7713Philadelphia Phillies1145361.46514.5491542-5124-3329-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium401624.400
8814Chicago Cubs1125260.46414.5531539-824-2928-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field422022.476