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Tuesday May 8,1956This date in baseball
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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.

1956 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1956-05-08

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics4Baltimore Orioles7BoxHal BrownArt CeccarelliGeorge Zuverink
Chicago White Sox3Boston Red Sox4BoxDave SislerDixie Howell(none)
Cleveland Indians3New York Yankees4BoxJohnny KucksEarly Wynn(none)
Detroit Tigers14Washington Senators I6BoxDick MarloweBob ChakalesSteve Gromek
Brooklyn Dodgers6Chicago Cubs0BoxDon NewcombeWarren Hacker(none)
New York Giants5Cincinnati Reds4BoxJim HearnArt FowlerDon Liddle
Pittsburgh Pirates0Milwaukee Braves5BoxWarren SpahnBob Friend(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1St. Louis Cardinals9BoxWillard SchmidtRobin RobertsLarry Jackson

Standings at end of 1956 season.

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Transactions

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