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Wednesday August 8,1956This date in baseball
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Cliff Speck celebrated a birthday on this date.
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
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Games on 1956-08-08

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles2Boston Red Sox7BoxMel ParnellConnie Johnson(none)
Cleveland Indians6Chicago White Sox7BoxGerry StaleyCal McLish(none)
Kansas City Athletics7Detroit Tigers8BoxJim BunningJack Crimian(none)
New York Yankees12Washington Senators I2BoxBob TurleyCamilo Pascual(none)
Chicago Cubs2Cincinnati Reds8BoxJohnny KlippsteinBob Rush(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Milwaukee Braves10BoxBob TrowbridgeBob Blaylock(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Milwaukee Braves2BoxHerm WehmeierLew Burdette(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8New York Giants3BoxRobin RobertsJim Hearn(none)
Brooklyn Dodgers5Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxRed MungerRoger CraigRon Kline

Standings at end of 1956 season.

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