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Wednesday May 18,1960This date in baseball
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Games on 1960-05-18

Top1960 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBoston Red Sox5Chicago White Sox6Boxscore - PBP918,4972:43Frank SullivanBilly PierceGerry Staley (4-1)Frank Sullivan (1-3)-Billy JurgesAl LopezComiskey Park
ALNew York Yankees4Cleveland Indians2Boxscore - PBP915,5852:53Ralph TerryWynn HawkinsRalph Terry (2-1)Wynn Hawkins (3-3)-Casey StengelJoe GordonCleveland Stadium
ALWashington Senators I3Detroit Tigers0Boxscore - PBP114,9043:23Camilo PascualJim BunningCamilo Pascual (4-3)Dave Sisler (1-2)-Cookie LavagettoJimmy DykesTiger Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles5Kansas City Athletics4Boxscore - PBP96,9642:47Hoyt WilhelmRay HerbertSteve Barber (3-1)Leo Kiely (1-1)-Paul RichardsBob ElliottMunicipal Stadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers4Cincinnati Reds5Boxscore - PBP127,2464:04Stan WilliamsJay HookBill Henry (1-1)Danny McDevitt (0-1)-Walter AlstonFred HutchinsonCrosley Field
NLSan Francisco Giants1Milwaukee Braves3Boxscore - PBP916,4123:01Mike McCormickCarl WilleyBob Rush (2-0)Mike McCormick (5-1)Don McMahon (3)Bill RigneyChuck DressenCounty Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals2Pittsburgh Pirates4Boxscore - PBP914,6152:12Ron KlineVern LawVern Law (6-1)Ron Kline (1-3)-Solly HemusDanny MurtaughForbes Field
7 Games on this date

Standings as of 1960-05-18.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox261610.615--134120148-108-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1287157.555
224Baltimore Orioles271611.5930.5129137-87-49-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1277354.575
336New York Yankees231310.5651.512792356-57-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1318447.641
447Cleveland Indians251411.5601.51049957-67-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1296267.481
559Boston Red Sox221012.4554.091109-183-67-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1325577.417
6610Detroit Tigers231013.4354.57083-134-96-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1316170.466
7712Washington Senators I251015.4005.5106112-64-36-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1296366.488
8815Kansas City Athletics271017.3706.5103112-94-136-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1274879.378
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants302010.667--14198436-514-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1245965.476
222Pittsburgh Pirates291910.6550.51601223810-89-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1257649.608
335Milwaukee Braves231310.5653.510610155-58-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1317556.573
448Cincinnati Reds301614.5334.0148154-68-78-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1245173.411
5511Los Angeles Dodgers301317.4337.0112119-75-78-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1246955.556
6613St. Louis Cardinals281117.3938.0119121-22-149-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1267551.595
7714Chicago Cubs24915.3758.0106156-503-76-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1305179.392
8816Philadelphia Phillies301119.3679.0122143-217-134-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1244876.387

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob GrimP30.071Purchased by Reds from Indians. 
Russ KemmererP28.199Purchased by White Sox from Senators.