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Baseball on Sunday, May 13, 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
KC1 UNBRIDGED5Cleveland Indians2Box G1Art Ditmar (3-2)Bob Feller (0-1)NoneHarry Simpson (14.4)
KC1 UNBRIDGED4Cleveland Indians9Box G2Herb Score (3-3)Tom Lasorda (0-1)CLE  R Colavito (2), A Rosen (4)  KC1  H Lopez (4)Al Rosen (25.3)
Chicago White Sox8Detroit Tigers1BoxBilly Pierce (4-1)Virgil Trucks (0-1)CHA  N Fox (2)Nellie Fox (17.0)
Baltimore Orioles2New York Yankees11Box G1Don Larsen (3-0)Ray Moore (2-3)NoneYogi Berra (18.5)
Baltimore Orioles5New York Yankees1Box G2Bill Wight (1-4)Tom Sturdivant (0-1)BAL  D Philley (1)Dave Philley (25.0)
Boston Red Sox5Washington Senators3BoxGeorge Susce (1-0)Camilo Pascual (2-4)BOS  J Jensen (2), J Piersall (2)  WS1  L Berberet (1)Jim Piersall (23.6)
NY1 UNBRIDGED4BRO UNBRIDGED6BoxDon Newcombe (5-1)Jim Hearn (2-2)BRO  C Furillo (2), D Snider 2 (4)  NY1  B White (2)Duke Snider (15.3)
St. Louis Cardinals3Chicago Cubs2Box G1Murry Dickson (1-3)Paul Minner (1-3)NoneMurry Dickson (14.3)
St. Louis Cardinals14Chicago Cubs7Box G2Jackie Collum (3-1)Vito Valentinetti (0-1)CHN  P Whisenant (3)  SLN  K Boyer 2 (8), W Moon (2), R Repulski (4)Ken Boyer (50.0)
MLN UNBRIDGED15Cincinnati Reds0Box G1Warren Spahn (2-1)Art Fowler (2-4)MLN  D Crandall (3), W Spahn (1), C Tanner (1)Johnny Logan (23.7)
MLN UNBRIDGED6Cincinnati Reds1Box G2Ray Crone (2-0)Johnny Klippstein (2-2)CIN  G Crowe (4)Ray Crone (23.7)
Philadelphia Phillies9Pittsburgh Pirates11Box G1Roy Face (2-0)Jack Meyer (2-2)PHI  D Ennis (3), S Lopata (2), A Seminick (3)  PIT  B Del Greco 2 (2)Preston Ward (38.3)
Philadelphia Phillies7Pittsburgh Pirates2Box G2Saul Rogovin (1-1)Dick Hall (0-4)PHI  S Lopata 2 (4)  PIT  L Walls (1)Stan Lopata (33.3)

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