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Tuesday May 17,1960This date in baseball
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Games on 1960-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox6Chicago White Sox11BoxBob ShawTom BrewerTurk Lown
New York Yankees6Cleveland Indians7BoxGary BellBill ShortDick Stigman
Washington Senators I1Detroit Tigers3BoxFrank LaryPedro Ramos(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Kansas City Athletics4BoxLeo KielyMilt Pappas(none)
San Francisco Giants9Cincinnati Reds3BoxJack SanfordJim O'Toole(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Milwaukee Braves4BoxLarry SherryBob Buhl(none)
Chicago Cubs6Pittsburgh Pirates11BoxBob FriendGlen HobbieRoy Face

Standings as of 1960-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox251510.600--128115138-107-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1297257.558
224Cleveland Indians241410.5830.51029577-67-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1306268.477
335Baltimore Orioles261511.5770.5124133-96-49-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1287454.578
447New York Yankees221210.5451.512390335-57-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1328547.644
559Boston Red Sox211011.4763.086103-173-57-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1335578.414
6610Detroit Tigers221012.4553.57080-104-96-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1326171.462
7713Kansas City Athletics261016.3855.599107-84-136-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1284880.375
8815Washington Senators I24915.3755.5103112-93-36-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1306466.492
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants29209.690--14095456-414-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1255966.472
222Pittsburgh Pirates281810.6431.51561203610-88-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1267749.611
336Milwaukee Braves221210.5454.510310035-57-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1327656.576
448Cincinnati Reds291514.5175.0143150-78-77-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1255273.416
5511Los Angeles Dodgers291316.4487.0108114-65-68-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1256956.552
6612St. Louis Cardinals271116.4078.011711702-139-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1277552.591
7714Chicago Cubs24915.3758.5106156-503-76-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1305179.392
8816Philadelphia Phillies301119.3679.5122143-217-134-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1244876.387


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ted AbernathyP27.072Released by Senators. 
Ray Boone3B-SS36.295Traded by Braves to Red Sox for Ron Jackson. 
Carl FurilloOF38.070Released by Dodgers. 
Ron Jackson1B26.207Traded by Red Sox to Braves for Ray Boone. 
Curt SimmonsP30.363Released by Phillies.