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Thursday, August 18,1955

Thursday, August 18,1955

Baseball on this Date

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Based on data sourced from

PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1955 reg season 1955-08-18 Kansas City Athletics 2 Chicago White Sox 6 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Virgil Trucks Ray Herbert Dixie Howell 0 2:49
1955 reg season 1955-08-18 Kansas City Athletics 5 Chicago White Sox 3 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Arnie Portocarrero Harry Byrd -- 15,224 2:29
1955 reg season 1955-08-18 Cleveland Indians 5 Detroit Tigers 3 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Herb Score Frank Lary Ray Narleski 15,988 3:07
1955 reg season 1955-08-18 Chicago Cubs 1 Cincinnati Reds 2 box | pbp Crosley Field Art Fowler Paul Minner -- 1,257 1:57
1955 reg season 1955-08-18 Brooklyn Dodgers 8 New York Giants 5 box | pbp Polo Grounds V Don Bessent Jim Hearn -- 12,007 2:47
1955 reg season 1955-08-18 Milwaukee Braves 5 St. Louis Cardinals 3 box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Warren Spahn Larry Jackson -- 9,819 2:21
6 record(s)