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Baseball on Thursday, August 09, 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 Orioles1Boston Red Sox3BoxFrank Sullivan (10-5)Mike Fornieles (3-6)NoneJim Piersall (23.0)
Cleveland Indians2Chicago White Sox9BoxJack Harshman (9-7)Early Wynn (13-6)NoneSherm Lollar (31.7)
KC1 UNBRIDGED5Detroit Tigers3BoxArt Ditmar (9-13)Virgil Trucks (5-5)KC1  C Boyer (1), G Zernial (13)Gus Zernial (23.6)
New York Yankees15Washington Senators7BoxJohnny Kucks (15-6)Bunky Stewart (4-5)NYA  A Carey (7), M Mantle (39), B Martin (7)Billy Martin (23.7)
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds5BoxBrooks Lawrence (16-4)Turk Lown (4-5)CIN  E Bailey (19), G Bell (22), T Kluszewski (27)Ted Kluszewski (45.3)
St. Louis Cardinals1MLN UNBRIDGED4Box G1Taylor Phillips (2-0)Murry Dickson (8-9)NoneBobby Thomson (15.3)
St. Louis Cardinals5MLN UNBRIDGED1Box G2Tom Poholsky (7-8)Gene Conley (4-5)NoneStan Musial (20.7)
Philadelphia Phillies2NY1 UNBRIDGED5BoxJoe Margoneri (3-2)Saul Rogovin (6-5)NY1  J Brandt 2 (7), W Mays (17), B White (14)  PHI  A Seminick (6)Bill White (10.3)
BRO UNBRIDGED7Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxEd Roebuck (5-4)Dick Hall (0-5)PIT  F Thomas (14)Pee Wee Reese (19.4)

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