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Saturday August 23,1952This date in baseball
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Top1952 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALChicago White Sox3Boston Red Sox4Boxscore - PBP914,8511:53Hal BrownMel ParnellMel Parnell (10-7)Hal Brown (1-3)-Paul RichardsLou BoudreauFenway Park
ALCleveland Indians0New York Yankees1Boxscore - PBP952,7472:35Early WynnVic RaschiVic Raschi (14-3)Early Wynn (16-11)-Al LopezCasey StengelYankee Stadium I
ALSt. Louis Browns12Philadelphia Athletics11Boxscore - PBP113,3213:25Marlin StuartAlex KellnerSatchel Paige (8-6)Johnny Kucab (0-1)-Marty MarionJimmy DykesShibe Park
ALDetroit Tigers6Washington Senators I3Boxscore - PBP95,3552:34Hal NewhouserJulio MorenoHal Newhouser (5-6)Julio Moreno (8-8)-Fred HutchinsonBucky HarrisGriffith Stadium
NLBoston Braves2Chicago Cubs1Boxscore - PBP913,7022:13Jim WilsonBob SchultzJim Wilson (10-9)Bob Schultz (3-1)-Charlie GrimmPhil CavarrettaWrigley Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds3Boxscore - PBP93,6172:10Karl DrewsBubba ChurchFrank Smith (8-8)Karl Drews (9-11)-Steve O'NeillRogers HornsbyCrosley Field
NLBrooklyn Dodgers3Pittsburgh Pirates2Boxscore - PBP98,8442:14Clem LabineJim WaughClem Labine (8-3)Jim Waugh (1-2)Joe Black (9)Chuck DressenBilly MeyerForbes Field
NLNew York Giants1St. Louis Cardinals3Boxscore - PBP926,6732:27Max LanierAl Brazle-Leo DurocherEddie StankySportsman's Park
8 Games on this date

Standings at end of 1952 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right