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Friday August 17,1951This date in baseball
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Butch Hobson celebrated a birthday on this date.
Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

1951 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 1951-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians1Chicago White Sox7BoxBilly PierceBob Feller(none)
Cleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox8BoxLuis AlomaBob Chakales(none)
Philadelphia Athletics2New York Yankees3BoxStubby OvermireBob Hooper(none)
Boston Red Sox7Washington Senators I4BoxEllis KinderConnie Marrero(none)
Detroit Tigers5St. Louis Browns4BoxTed GrayJim McDonald(none)
Brooklyn Dodgers3Boston Braves1BoxCarl ErskineMax Surkont(none)
Brooklyn Dodgers3Boston Braves4BoxJohnny SainJohnny SchmitzJim Wilson
St. Louis Cardinals2Cincinnati Reds1BoxMax LanierHerm Wehmeier(none)
New York Giants8Philadelphia Phillies5BoxGeorge SpencerKen Heintzelman(none)
Chicago Cubs3Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxMel QueenPaul Minner(none)

Standings at end of 1951 season.

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