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Friday August 8,1952This date in baseball
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Games on 1952-08-08

Top1952 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALDetroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP902:25Billy HoeftBilly PierceBilly Pierce (12-7)Dick Littlefield (0-3)-Fred HutchinsonPaul RichardsComiskey Park
ALDetroit Tigers1Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP920,6482:12Art HouttemanJoe DobsonJoe Dobson (10-9)Art Houtteman (4-13)-Fred HutchinsonPaul RichardsComiskey Park
ALCleveland Indians10St. Louis Browns9Boxscore - PBP1203:18Bob FellerDuane PilletteEarly Wynn (14-9)Dave Madison (3-2)-Al LopezMarty MarionSportsman's Park
NLNew York Giants0Boston Braves2Boxscore - PBP94,1511:44Max LanierMax SurkontMax Surkont (6-10)Max Lanier (4-8)-Leo DurocherCharlie GrimmBraves Field
NLBrooklyn Dodgers6Philadelphia Phillies3Boxscore - PBP1016,1630:00Chris Van CuykCurt SimmonsPreacher Roe (8-1)Curt Simmons (8-4)-Chuck DressenSteve O'NeillShibe Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5Cincinnati Reds8Boxscore - PBP915,0942:22Cliff ChambersEwell BlackwellEddie StankyRogers HornsbyCrosley Field
NLChicago Cubs0Pittsburgh Pirates1Boxscore - PBP108,5032:16Bob RushMurry Dickson-Phil CavarrettaBilly MeyerForbes Field
7 Games on this date

Standings at end of 1952 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right