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Sunday July 29,1956This date in baseball
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Top1956 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBoston Red Sox2Chicago White Sox11Boxscore - PBP902:23Dave SislerBilly PierceBilly Pierce (16-4)Dave Sisler (4-5)-Pinky HigginsMarty MarionComiskey Park
ALBoston Red Sox3Chicago White Sox6Boxscore - PBP925,2662:42Mel ParnellJack HarshmanPaul LaPalme (3-4)Ike Delock (7-6)-Pinky HigginsMarty MarionComiskey Park
ALBaltimore Orioles0Cleveland Indians3Boxscore - PBP902:15Erv PalicaHerb ScoreHerb Score (10-6)Erv Palica (3-9)-Paul RichardsAl LopezCleveland Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles0Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP913,0052:06Don FerrareseHank AguirreHank Aguirre (2-0)Don Ferrarese (4-8)-Paul RichardsAl LopezCleveland Stadium
ALWashington Senators I0Detroit Tigers6Boxscore - PBP902:20Bunky StewartBilly HoeftBilly Hoeft (12-9)Bunky Stewart (4-4)-Chuck DressenBucky HarrisTiger Stadium
ALWashington Senators I4Detroit Tigers1Boxscore - PBP918,7932:12Dean StoneJim BunningDean Stone (3-3)Jim Bunning (0-1)-Chuck DressenBucky HarrisTiger Stadium
ALNew York Yankees5Kansas City Athletics3Boxscore - PBP920,3572:44Bob TurleyArt DitmarBob Turley (5-2)Art Ditmar (8-12)-Casey StengelLou BoudreauMunicipal Stadium
NLChicago Cubs0Brooklyn Dodgers1Boxscore - PBP921,7930:00Jim DavisDon NewcombeDon Newcombe (15-5)Jim Davis (2-5)-Stan HackWalter AlstonEbbets Field
NLChicago Cubs4Brooklyn Dodgers2Boxscore - PBP921,7930:00Bob RushSandy KoufaxBob Rush (8-2)Sandy Koufax (2-3)Turk Lown (8)Stan HackWalter AlstonEbbets Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals3New York Giants2Boxscore - PBP108,5972:59Tom PoholskyJohnny AntonelliTom Poholsky (6-8)Hoyt Wilhelm (1-6)Larry Jackson (4)Fred HutchinsonBill RigneyPolo Grounds
NLMilwaukee Braves2Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP916,9722:25Warren SpahnCurt SimmonsCurt Simmons (7-6)Warren Spahn (8-7)-Fred HaneyMayo SmithShibe Park
NLCincinnati Reds6Pittsburgh Pirates1Boxscore - PBP902:09Brooks LawrenceBob FriendBrooks Lawrence (15-2)Bob Friend (11-4)-Birdie TebbettsBobby BraganForbes Field
NLCincinnati Reds3Pittsburgh Pirates2Boxscore - PBP930,4292:42Don GrossVern LawHersh Freeman (8-3)Vern Law (3-8)-Birdie TebbettsBobby BraganForbes Field
13 Games on this date

Standings at end of 1956 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dale MitchellOF34.340Purchased by Dodgers from Indians.