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Baseball on Tuesday, August 07, 1956

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
New York Yankees0Boston Red Sox1BoxWillard Nixon (6-4)Don Larsen (6-3)NoneJackie Jensen (22.4)
KC1 UNBRIDGED4Chicago White Sox5Box G1Ellis Kinder (4-1)Bobby Shantz (1-5)KC1  L Skizas (4)Nellie Fox (45.9)
KC1 UNBRIDGED3Chicago White Sox4Box G2Paul LaPalme (4-4)Troy Herriage (1-12)KC1  V Power (8)Vic Power (35.9)
Cleveland Indians5Detroit Tigers2BoxMike Garcia (8-11)Frank Lary (10-12)CLE  H Naragon (3), P Ward (5)  DET  R Boone (15)Jim Busby (14.6)
Pittsburgh Pirates0BRO UNBRIDGED3BoxDon Newcombe (17-5)Vern Law (3-9)BRO  D Snider (31)Duke Snider (14.2)
St. Louis Cardinals8Cincinnati Reds4BoxJim Konstanty (1-1)Brooks Lawrence (15-4)CIN  E Bailey (18), W Post (19)  SLN  W Moon (13)Wally Post (33.7)
Chicago Cubs1MLN UNBRIDGED6BoxWarren Spahn (9-7)Jim Brosnan (2-4)MLN  W Spahn (3)Eddie Mathews (13.3)
Philadelphia Phillies4NY1 UNBRIDGED3Box G1Harvey Haddix (10-3)Hoyt Wilhelm (1-7)NY1  B Sarni (7)Willie Mays (35.8)
Philadelphia Phillies3NY1 UNBRIDGED1Box G2Curt Simmons (9-6)Johnny Antonelli (6-12)PHI  D Ennis (19)Willie Jones (17.6)

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