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Friday August 29,1958This 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 1958-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles2Boston Red Sox5BoxFrank SullivanArnie Portocarrero(none)
Detroit Tigers0Chicago White Sox3BoxDick DonovanHerb Moford(none)
Cleveland Indians7Kansas City Athletics8BoxBob GrimHal WoodeshickRay Herbert
New York Yankees0Washington Senators I3BoxPedro RamosMurry Dickson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Cincinnati Reds5BoxBob PurkeyDon Cardwell(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Francisco Giants1BoxDon DrysdalePaul Giel(none)
Chicago Cubs5St. Louis Cardinals7BoxLarry JacksonDick Drott(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Milwaukee Braves2BoxBob FriendWarren SpahnDon Gross

Standings as of 1958-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1298049.620--64147716441-2138-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I251213.480
224Chicago White Sox1286860.53111.55385162232-3836-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park261412.538
335Boston Red Sox1236360.51214.05705551519-3444-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park311615.516
447Baltimore Orioles1266264.49216.5433462-2922-3639-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium271215.444
5510Detroit Tigers1256065.48018.0528529-127-3933-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium291712.586
6612Kansas City Athletics1255966.47219.0517572-5525-4533-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium291415.483
7713Cleveland Indians1286068.46919.55875513627-4033-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium25178.680
8816Washington Senators I1285474.42225.5474626-15222-3831-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium26719.269
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1237251.585--5414499237-2735-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium312011.645
223Pittsburgh Pirates1216754.5544.05564857132-3635-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field331716.515
336San Francisco Giants1276562.5129.0581590-928-3237-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium271512.556
448Los Angeles Dodgers1266165.48412.5565626-6126-3135-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum281018.357
559St. Louis Cardinals1276166.48013.0523573-5028-3733-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park271116.407
6611Cincinnati Reds1286167.47713.55635333030-3431-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field261511.577
7714Philadelphia Phillies1245866.46814.5546586-4029-3829-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium301119.367
8815Chicago Cubs1225468.44317.5568601-3324-3030-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field321814.563