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Saturday, May 5,1956

Saturday, May 5,1956

Baseball on this Date

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1956 reg season 1956-05-05 Cleveland Indians  2 Baltimore Orioles  1 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Bob Lemon Don Ferrarese -- 9,270 2:21
1956 reg season 1956-05-05 Detroit Tigers  16 Boston Red Sox  4 box | pbp Fenway Park Billy Hoeft Ike Delock -- 17,730 2:50
1956 reg season 1956-05-05 Kansas City Athletics  2 New York Yankees  5 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Mickey McDermott Lou Kretlow Don Larsen 12,773 2:20
1956 reg season 1956-05-05 Chicago White Sox  2 Washington Senators I  4 box | pbp Griffith Stadium Chuck Stobbs Connie Johnson -- 4,686 2:31
1956 reg season 1956-05-05 Pittsburgh Pirates  6 Cincinnati Reds  7 box | pbp Crosley Field Paul LaPalme Nellie King -- 4,481 2:40
1956 reg season 1956-05-05 Brooklyn Dodgers  1 St. Louis Cardinals  4 box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Tom Poholsky Roger Craig -- 14,814 2:09
6 record(s)