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Baseball on Saturday, August 18, 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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VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles1Box G1Tom Sturdivant (11-6)Hal Brown (8-3)BAL  B Nieman (14)  NYA  B Martin (9), G McDougald (9), B Skowron (19)Bob Nieman (17.0)
New York Yankees6Baltimore Orioles2Box G2Bob Turley (7-2)Erv Palica (3-10)BAL  W Causey (1)  NYA  Y Berra (22)Gil McDougald (17.4)
Washington Senators9Boston Red Sox7BoxDean Stone (4-3)George Susce (1-4)BOS  T Lepcio 2 (7), T Williams 2 (17)Ted Williams (24.7)
Detroit Tigers1Chicago White Sox2BoxBob Keegan (3-5)Paul Foytack (9-10)DET  F House (9)Earl Torgeson (13.1)
KC1 UNBRIDGED1Cleveland Indians8BoxEarly Wynn (14-6)Lou Kretlow (4-7)CLE  J Hegan (6)Al Rosen (21.0)
MLN UNBRIDGED4Cincinnati Reds13BoxHal Jeffcoat (4-2)Ray Crone (8-6)CIN  T Kluszewski 2 (30), W Post (25), F Robinson 2 (29), B Thurman 3 (8)  MLN  J Adcock (25), T Atwell (2)Bob Thurman (23.2)
BRO UNBRIDGED9Philadelphia Phillies2BoxSal Maglie (6-4)Harvey Haddix (11-4)BRO  R Campanella (15), G Hodges (24)  PHI  D Ennis (20)Roy Campanella (26.5)
Chicago Cubs8St. Louis Cardinals1BoxMoe Drabowsky (1-0)Willard Schmidt (6-8)CHN  D Fondy (7), W Moryn (14)Don Hoak (14.5)

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