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Friday August 22,1958This 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 1958-08-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers1Baltimore Orioles2BoxConnie JohnsonJim BunningJack Harshman
Cleveland Indians3Boston Red Sox4BoxIke DelockHoyt Wilhelm(none)
Chicago White Sox5New York Yankees8BoxDuke MaasEarly WynnVirgil Trucks
Kansas City Athletics1Washington Senators I0BoxRalph TerryRuss Kemmerer(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Chicago Cubs2BoxRed WittMarcelino SolisVern Law
Cincinnati Reds7San Francisco Giants3BoxBrooks LawrenceMarv Grissom(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1St. Louis Cardinals9BoxSam JonesDon Cardwell(none)

Standings as of 1958-08-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1237845.634--62144417741-2036-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I311417.452
225Chicago White Sox1226458.52513.55145011329-3635-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park321814.563
336Boston Red Sox1175958.50416.05425311119-3440-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park372017.541
447Baltimore Orioles1205961.49217.5413437-2422-3536-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium331518.455
5510Detroit Tigers1195762.47919.0504514-1024-3633-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium352015.571
6611Kansas City Athletics1195663.47120.0488534-4623-4232-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium351718.486
7712Cleveland Indians1225765.46720.55515302124-3733-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium312011.645
8816Washington Senators I1225270.42625.5461603-14222-3829-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium32923.281
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1176849.581--5144278733-2535-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium372413.649
223Pittsburgh Pirates1156352.5484.05144575728-3435-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field392118.538
334San Francisco Giants1206357.5256.5563558528-3235-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium341717.500
559St. Louis Cardinals1205862.48311.5487528-4128-3730-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park341420.412
448Los Angeles Dodgers1205862.48311.5531602-7125-3133-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum341321.382
6613Cincinnati Reds1225765.46713.55345052927-3230-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field321913.594
7714Philadelphia Phillies1185464.45814.5509560-5125-3629-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium361521.417
8815Chicago Cubs1165363.45714.5543558-1524-2929-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field381919.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Zeke BellaOF27.364Traded by Yankees with Cash to Athletics for Murry Dickson. 
Murry DicksonP42.001Traded by Athletics to Yankees for Zeke Bella and Cash.