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Thursday May 12,1960This 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 1960-05-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox0Boston Red Sox1BoxTom BrewerBob Shaw(none)
Cleveland Indians3New York Yankees2BoxGary BellRalph Terry(none)
Cincinnati Reds14Chicago Cubs1BoxBob PurkeyBob Anderson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Milwaukee Braves4BoxBob RushLarry Jackson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0San Francisco Giants1BoxJack SanfordRobin Roberts(none)

Standings as of 1960-05-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Chicago White Sox20128.600--979166-86-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1347559.560
225Boston Red Sox17107.5880.57378-53-47-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1375582.401
336Cleveland Indians19118.5790.5776987-64-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1356570.481
447New York Yankees18108.5561.09974253-37-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1368749.640
558Baltimore Orioles211110.5241.5106121-152-39-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1337855.586
6611Detroit Tigers17710.4123.55260-84-93-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1376473.467
7713Washington Senators I20812.4004.0939123-25-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1346569.485
8815Kansas City Athletics20713.3505.07588-132-115-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1345183.381
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants24177.708--12381425-312-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1306268.477
222Milwaukee Braves17116.6472.58572135-56-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1377760.562
333Pittsburgh Pirates23149.6092.5123100237-77-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1318150.618
449Cincinnati Reds231211.5224.512011918-74-4W8T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1315576.420
5510Los Angeles Dodgers251114.4406.5100104-43-48-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1297158.550
6612St. Louis Cardinals22913.4097.010510140-109-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1327755.583
7714Philadelphia Phillies25916.3608.599127-285-114-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1295079.388
8816Chicago Cubs19613.3168.587138-513-63-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1355481.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dave PhilleyOF39.361Purchased by Giants from Phillies. 
John PowersOF30.308Claimed on waivers by Indians from Orioles. 
Valmy ThomasC31.203Purchased by Orioles from Phillies.