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Baseball on Sunday, August 12, 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
Chicago White Sox2Detroit Tigers5BoxBilly Hoeft (14-9)Billy Pierce (17-5)DET  F Bolling (4)Frank Bolling (37.8)
Cleveland Indians6KC1 UNBRIDGED3BoxHerb Score (12-7)Lou Kretlow (4-6)CLE  B Avila (8), R Colavito (12), A Smith (12)Hector Lopez (29.6)
Baltimore Orioles2New York Yankees6Box G1Don Larsen (7-3)Don Ferrarese (4-9)BAL  B Nieman (13)  NYA  M Mantle (41)Yogi Berra (14.2)
Baltimore Orioles2New York Yankees4Box G2Tom Morgan (4-5)Bill Wight (6-10)NoneBilly Gardner (24.1)
Boston Red Sox2Washington Senators8BoxBud Byerly (1-2)Willard Nixon (6-5)WS1  J Lemon (20)Jim Lemon (18.7)
Philadelphia Phillies3BRO UNBRIDGED7BoxRoger Craig (11-7)Robin Roberts (14-12)BRO  C Furillo 2 (16), R Jackson (6), P Reese (9)Pee Wee Reese (15.2)
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs6Box G1Bob Rush (10-3)Bob Blaylock (0-4)CHN  M Irvin (12), J King (8)Jim King (14.7)
Cincinnati Reds2MLN UNBRIDGED8BoxLew Burdette (10-7)Brooks Lawrence (16-5)CIN  W Post (21)Bill Bruton (20.4)

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