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Baseball on Sunday, August 23, 1953

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
Detroit Tigers1Chicago White Sox2Box G1Sandy Consuegra (7-3)Steve Gromek (4-7)NoneBob Boyd (19.3)
Detroit Tigers6Chicago White Sox11Box G2Virgil Trucks (17-6)Ray Scarborough (2-4)DET  P Mullin (3)Sherm Lollar (41.6)
SLA UNBRIDGED1Cleveland Indians3Box G1Early Wynn (14-10)Duane Pillette (4-9)CLE  J Hegan (6)Jim Hegan (25.1)
SLA UNBRIDGED0Cleveland Indians9Box G2Art Houtteman (5-12)Bob Turley (1-1)CLE  O Friend (5), A Rosen (33)Al Rosen (15.3)
PHA UNBRIDGED0New York Yankees4BoxVic Raschi (11-5)Harry Byrd (9-15)NYA  H Bauer (8)Yogi Berra (15.6)
Boston Red Sox5Washington Senators4BoxBill Henry (3-3)Sonny Dixon (4-8)BOS  T Williams (5)Eddie Yost (64.0)
Chicago Cubs2MLN UNBRIDGED10Box G1Warren Spahn (15-3)Paul Minner (7-14)NoneJack Dittmer (26.2)
Chicago Cubs7MLN UNBRIDGED2Box G2Johnny Klippstein (6-8)Ernie Johnson (3-3)NoneRandy Jackson (35.3)
NY1 UNBRIDGED3Philadelphia Phillies6BoxCurt Simmons (8-10)Larry Jansen (10-10)PHI  E Torgeson (9)Earl Torgeson (38.9)
BRO UNBRIDGED10Pittsburgh Pirates4Box G1Russ Meyer (13-5)Johnny Lindell (3-12)BRO  G Hodges (27), D Snider (30)Gil Hodges (28.2)
BRO UNBRIDGED9Pittsburgh Pirates7Box G2Clem Labine (8-3)Bob Friend (2-7)BRO  D Snider (31)  PIT  F Thomas (12)Duke Snider (35.9)
Cincinnati Reds5St. Louis Cardinals3BoxKen Raffensberger (7-11)Cliff Chambers (1-5)CIN  A Seminick (15)  SLN  R Jablonski (15)Andy Seminick (26.4)

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