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Friday July 27,1956This date in baseball
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Top1956 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBoston Red Sox4Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP925,7352:37Tom BrewerJim WilsonTom Brewer (14-3)Jim Wilson (11-9)-Pinky HigginsMarty MarionComiskey Park
ALBaltimore Orioles2Cleveland Indians3Boxscore - PBP910,0632:22Johnny SchmitzEarly WynnEarly Wynn (12-5)Johnny Schmitz (0-2)Don Mossi (1)Paul RichardsAl LopezCleveland Stadium
ALWashington Senators I4Detroit Tigers5Boxscore - PBP917,2982:26Bob WieslerFrank LaryFrank Lary (9-11)Bob Wiesler (3-8)-Chuck DressenBucky HarrisTiger Stadium
ALNew York Yankees10Kansas City Athletics9Boxscore - PBP1430,0344:47Johnny KucksJack McMahanTommy Byrne (6-1)Wally Burnette (2-1)-Casey StengelLou BoudreauMunicipal Stadium
NLChicago Cubs3Brooklyn Dodgers4Boxscore - PBP1011,8340:00Don KaiserCarl ErskineCarl Erskine (9-6)Turk Lown (4-4)-Stan HackWalter AlstonEbbets Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5New York Giants6Boxscore - PBP97,9392:15Willard SchmidtJoe MargoneriJoe Margoneri (1-2)Lindy McDaniel (4-4)Marv Grissom (3)Fred HutchinsonBill RigneyPolo Grounds
NLMilwaukee Braves2Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP920,1030:00Lew BurdetteSaul RogovinSaul Rogovin (6-4)Lew Burdette (9-5)-Fred HaneyMayo SmithShibe Park
NLCincinnati Reds3Pittsburgh Pirates2Boxscore - PBP931,4942:25Art FowlerRed MungerArt Fowler (7-9)Roy Face (6-4)-Birdie TebbettsBobby BraganForbes Field
8 Games on this date

Standings at end of 1956 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Clyde McCulloughC39.145Released by Cubs.