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Wednesday August 1,1956This 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 1956-08-01

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators I6Chicago White Sox2BoxChuck StobbsJim Wilson(none)
New York Yankees1Cleveland Indians5BoxBob LemonTommy Byrne(none)
Boston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers4BoxTom BrewerPaul Foytack(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Kansas City Athletics9BoxLou KretlowConnie Johnson(none)
Milwaukee Braves1Brooklyn Dodgers2BoxClem LabineLew BurdetteRoger Craig
Cincinnati Reds1New York Giants3BoxRuben GomezJohnny KlippsteinMarv Grissom
Chicago Cubs8Philadelphia Phillies10BoxRobin RobertsVito Valentinetti(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxWillard SchmidtRon Kline(none)

Standings at end of 1956 season.

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Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Grady Hatton3B33.298Purchased by Orioles from Cardinals.