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Friday August 1,1952This date in baseball
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Top1952 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALWashington Senators I3Chicago White Sox1Boxscore - PBP915,4822:28Walt MastersonJoe DobsonWalt Masterson (5-5)Joe Dobson (9-9)-Bucky HarrisPaul RichardsComiskey Park
ALPhiladelphia Athletics5Cleveland Indians6Boxscore - PBP1022,0242:40Sam ZoldakMike GarciaLou Brissie (2-2)Bob Hooper (5-10)-Jimmy DykesAl LopezCleveland Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox3Detroit Tigers1Boxscore - PBP937,4122:10Mel ParnellBill WightMel Parnell (8-6)Bill Wight (4-5)-Lou BoudreauFred HutchinsonTiger Stadium
ALNew York Yankees1St. Louis Browns2Boxscore - PBP99,0802:27Allie ReynoldsGene BeardenCasey StengelMarty MarionSportsman's Park
NLChicago Cubs6Brooklyn Dodgers1Boxscore - PBP918,0892:45Bob RushPreacher RoeBob Rush (9-6)Preacher Roe (7-1)-Phil CavarrettaChuck DressenEbbets Field
NLCincinnati Reds2Boston Braves0Boxscore - PBP94,0812:00Ken RaffensbergerMax SurkontKen Raffensberger (11-6)Max Surkont (5-10)-Earle BruckerCharlie GrimmBraves Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates3New York Giants7Boxscore - PBP910,4582:15Harry FisherJim HearnJim Hearn (9-2)Harry Fisher (0-2)-Billy MeyerLeo DurocherPolo Grounds
NLSt. Louis Cardinals10Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP918,7782:47Mike ClarkRuss MeyerEddie Yuhas (6-1)Andy Hansen (3-3)-Eddie StankySteve O'NeillShibe Park
8 Games on this date

Standings at end of 1952 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Johnny SchmitzP31.247Claimed on waivers by Yankees from Dodgers.