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Saturday August 23,1958This date in baseball
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Games on 1958-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers5Baltimore Orioles1BoxAl CicotteArnie Portocarrero(none)
Cleveland Indians8Boston Red Sox1BoxCal McLishDave Sisler(none)
Chicago White Sox7New York Yankees1BoxBilly PierceWhitey Ford(none)
Kansas City Athletics3Washington Senators I1BoxBob GrimCamilo Pascual(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Chicago Cubs1BoxBob PorterfieldTaylor Phillips(none)
Milwaukee Braves1Los Angeles Dodgers10BoxDon DrysdaleJuan Pizarro(none)
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants5BoxPaul GielBob Purkey(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxSeth MoreheadSal MaglieTurk Farrell

Standings as of 1958-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1247846.629--62245117141-2036-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I301416.467
225Chicago White Sox1236558.52812.55215021930-3635-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park311714.548
336Boston Red Sox1185959.50016.0543539419-3440-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park362016.556
447Baltimore Orioles1215962.48817.5414442-2822-3536-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium321517.469
559Detroit Tigers1205862.48318.0509515-625-3633-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium341915.559
6611Kansas City Athletics1205763.47519.0491535-4424-4232-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium341618.471
7712Cleveland Indians1235865.47219.55595312825-3733-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium301911.633
8816Washington Senators I1235271.42325.5462606-14422-3829-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium31922.290
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1186850.576--5154377833-2635-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium362412.667
223Pittsburgh Pirates1166452.5523.05204586229-3435-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field382018.526
334San Francisco Giants1216457.5295.5568560828-3236-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium331617.485
448Los Angeles Dodgers1215962.48810.5541603-6225-3134-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum331221.364
5510St. Louis Cardinals1215863.47911.5489532-4328-3730-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park331419.424
6613Cincinnati Reds1235766.46313.55365102627-3330-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field311912.613
7714Philadelphia Phillies1195564.46213.5513562-4926-3629-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium351421.400
8815Chicago Cubs1175364.45314.5544564-2024-2929-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field371918.514


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim Marshall1B27.090Claimed on waivers by Cubs from Orioles. 
Hoyt WilhelmP35.028Claimed on waivers by Orioles from Indians.