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Baseball on Wednesday, August 08, 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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Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Baltimore Orioles2Boston Red Sox7BoxMel Parnell (6-2)Connie Johnson (4-7)BOS  M Vernon (12), T Williams (13)Mickey Vernon (30.5)
Cleveland Indians6Chicago White Sox7BoxGerry Staley (4-1)Cal McLish (2-4)CHA  S Lollar (8)  CLE  R Colavito (10)Jim Rivera (39.8)
KC1 UNBRIDGED7Detroit Tigers8BoxJim Bunning (2-1)Jack Crimian (1-5)DET  F House (8), A Kaline (22)  KC1  A Pilarcik (4)Charlie Maxwell (38.1)
New York Yankees12Washington Senators2BoxBob Turley (6-2)Camilo Pascual (5-13)NYA  E Howard (5), M Mantle (38), B Skowron (18)Mickey Mantle (19.0)
Chicago Cubs2Cincinnati Reds8BoxJohnny Klippstein (10-8)Bob Rush (9-3)CIN  G Bell (21), T Kluszewski (26)Gus Bell (12.8)
St. Louis Cardinals1MLN UNBRIDGED10Box G1Bob Trowbridge (2-0)Bob Blaylock (0-3)MLN  J Adcock 2 (22), D Crandall (12), J Logan (9)  SLN  W Moon (14)Eddie Mathews (11.9)
St. Louis Cardinals3MLN UNBRIDGED2Box G2Herm Wehmeier (7-8)Lew Burdette (9-7)MLN  J Adcock (23)Herm Wehmeier (28.2)
Philadelphia Phillies8NY1 UNBRIDGED3BoxRobin Roberts (14-11)Jim Hearn (4-10)NY1  D Rhodes (6)  PHI  W Jones (12), T Kazanski (2), S Lopata (23)Ted Kazanski (35.4)
BRO UNBRIDGED5Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxRed Munger (3-2)Roger Craig (10-7)PIT  F Thomas (13)Dick Groat (29.1)

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