Update:   Home Run Derby -  Historical yearly results from the All-Star game home run derby now available in the EVENTS/ALL-STAR section. View by year, filter by team.

Baseball on Thursday, August 18, 1955

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
KC1 UNBRIDGED2Chicago White Sox6Box G1Virgil Trucks (12-6)Ray Herbert (1-7)NoneMinnie Minoso (29.8)
KC1 UNBRIDGED5Chicago White Sox3Box G2Arnie Portocarrero (4-6)Harry Byrd (6-7)CHA  S Lollar (13)  KC1  V Power (14)Billy Shantz (27.9)
Cleveland Indians5Detroit Tigers3BoxHerb Score (13-9)Frank Lary (11-12)NoneFerris Fain (12.2)
Chicago Cubs1Cincinnati Reds2BoxArt Fowler (9-7)Paul Minner (7-4)NoneChuck Harmon (8.7)
BRO UNBRIDGED8NY1 UNBRIDGED5BoxDon Bessent (5-0)Jim Hearn (11-10)BRO  D Hoak (5)  NY1  S Gordon (7), W Lockman (12)Don Hoak (13.0)
MLN UNBRIDGED5St. Louis Cardinals3BoxWarren Spahn (10-11)Larry Jackson (4-9)MLN  B Bruton (8), C Tanner (3)  SLN  K Boyer (11)Bill Bruton (24.1)

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