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Tuesday August 26,1958This 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 1958-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians0Baltimore Orioles1BoxHal BrownDon Ferrarese(none)
Kansas City Athletics2New York Yankees6BoxBob TurleyJack Urban(none)
Chicago White Sox5Washington Senators I2BoxEarly WynnRuss Kemmerer(none)
Philadelphia Phillies10Chicago Cubs3BoxRobin RobertsMoe Drabowsky(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDon NewcombeSandy KoufaxBrooks Lawrence
Milwaukee Braves7San Francisco Giants3BoxLew BurdetteRuben Gomez(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5St. Louis Cardinals3BoxDon GrossSam JonesRoy Face

Standings as of 1958-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1278047.630--63446317141-2038-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I271215.444
224Chicago White Sox1266660.52413.55335151831-3835-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park281612.571
336Boston Red Sox1206159.50815.55605441619-3442-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park341816.529
447Baltimore Orioles1246262.50016.5426449-2322-3539-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium291217.414
559Detroit Tigers1225963.48418.5519521-226-3733-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium321814.563
6612Cleveland Indians1265967.46820.55725383426-3933-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium27189.667
7714Kansas City Athletics1235766.46321.0498558-6024-4532-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium311615.516
8816Washington Senators I1265373.42126.5470624-15422-3830-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium28820.286
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1217150.587--5364469036-2635-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium332112.636
223Pittsburgh Pirates1206654.5504.55424845831-3635-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field341816.529
335San Francisco Giants1246460.5168.5577581-428-3236-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium301614.533
448Los Angeles Dodgers1246064.48412.5554617-6325-3135-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum301119.367
5510St. Louis Cardinals1256065.48013.0515554-3928-3732-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park291217.414
6611Philadelphia Phillies1225864.47513.5541576-3529-3629-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium321121.344
7713Cincinnati Reds1265967.46814.55505232729-3430-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field281711.607
8815Chicago Cubs1205367.44217.5558592-3424-2929-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field341915.559