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Thursday August 21,1958This 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 1958-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers6Baltimore Orioles7BoxCharlie BeamonGeorge SusceBilly Loes
Cleveland Indians6Boston Red Sox8BoxTom BrewerHal WoodeshickMurray Wall
Chicago White Sox3New York Yankees6BoxBob TurleyRay Moore(none)
Kansas City Athletics7Washington Senators I4BoxJack UrbanVito ValentinettiDick Tomanek
Pittsburgh Pirates3Chicago Cubs5BoxMoe DrabowskyVern LawGlen Hobbie
Milwaukee Braves4Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxLew BurdetteSandy Koufax(none)
Cincinnati Reds8San Francisco Giants1BoxDon NewcombeMike McCormick(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxLarry JacksonCurt Simmons(none)

Standings as of 1958-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1227745.631--61343917441-2035-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I321517.469
225Chicago White Sox1216457.52912.55094931629-3535-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park331815.545
336Boston Red Sox1165858.50016.05385281019-3439-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park382117.553
447Baltimore Orioles1195861.48717.5411436-2522-3535-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium341618.471
559Detroit Tigers1185761.48318.0503512-924-3533-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium362016.556
6611Cleveland Indians1215764.47119.55485262224-3633-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium322012.625
7712Kansas City Athletics1185563.46620.0487534-4722-4232-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium361818.500
8816Washington Senators I1215269.43024.5461602-14122-3829-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium33924.273
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1176849.581--5144278733-2535-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium372413.649
223Pittsburgh Pirates1146252.5444.55064555127-3435-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field402218.550
334San Francisco Giants1196356.5296.0560551928-3235-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium351718.486
448Los Angeles Dodgers1205862.48311.5531602-7125-3133-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum341321.382
5510St. Louis Cardinals1195762.47912.0478527-4928-3729-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park351520.429
6613Cincinnati Reds1215665.46314.05275022526-3230-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field332013.606
7714Philadelphia Phillies1175463.46214.0508551-4325-3529-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium371522.405
8815Chicago Cubs1155362.46114.0541550-924-2929-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field391920.487