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Baseball on Sunday, August 26, 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
Chicago White Sox1Baltimore Orioles8Box G1Bill Wight (8-10)Billy Pierce (18-6)NoneWilly Miranda (22.0)
Chicago White Sox5Baltimore Orioles1Box G2Gerry Staley (5-1)Hal Brown (8-4)BAL  G Triandos (13)  CHA  F Hatfield (6)Fred Hatfield (27.5)
KC1 UNBRIDGED1Boston Red Sox2Box G1Willard Nixon (8-6)Bobby Shantz (2-6)BOS  D Gernert (16), T Lepcio (10)Ted Lepcio (37.8)
KC1 UNBRIDGED7Boston Red Sox6Box G2Art Ditmar (10-17)Bob Porterfield (3-10)BOS  M Bolling (3), M Vernon (13)  KC1  L Skizas (7), G Zernial 2 (15)Gus Zernial (84.5)
Detroit Tigers0New York Yankees7Box G1Tom Sturdivant (13-6)Paul Foytack (10-11)NoneBill Skowron (15.0)
Detroit Tigers5New York Yankees4Box G2Steve Gromek (8-5)Mickey McDermott (2-6)NYA  T Byrne (3)Jack Phillips (32.0)
Cleveland Indians4Washington Senators1BoxEarly Wynn (15-7)Dean Stone (4-5)CLE  R Colavito (16)Rocky Colavito (39.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Chicago Cubs0Box G1Bob Friend (13-7)Bob Rush (11-5)NoneRoberto Clemente (18.9)
Philadelphia Phillies5Cincinnati Reds10Box G1Art Fowler (9-10)Ron Negray (2-3)CIN  T Kluszewski (33)  PHI  S Lopata (28)Del Ennis (23.5)
Philadelphia Phillies11Cincinnati Reds4Box G2Harvey Haddix (12-5)Brooks Lawrence (16-8)PHI  S Lopata (29)Del Ennis (22.7)
BRO UNBRIDGED2MLN UNBRIDGED6BoxBob Buhl (15-5)Roger Craig (12-9)BRO  S Amoros (10)  MLN  H Aaron (15), J Logan (11)Hank Aaron (18.0)
NY1 UNBRIDGED3St. Louis Cardinals4Box G1Tom Poholsky (8-10)Joe Margoneri (4-4)SLN  H Sauer (5)Hank Sauer (14.6)
NY1 UNBRIDGED4St. Louis Cardinals3Box G2Dick Littlefield (2-5)Vinegar Bend Mizell (12-11)SLN  R Katt (10), S Musial (22)Ray Katt (59.5)

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