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Thursday April 17,1958This 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.

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Games on 1958-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators I0Baltimore Orioles4BoxJack HarshmanChuck Stobbs(none)
New York Yankees3Boston Red Sox1BoxJohnny KucksTom Brewer(none)
Detroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox4BoxEarly WynnFrank LaryGerry Staley
Kansas City Athletics2Cleveland Indians3BoxMudcat GrantDuke Maas(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Milwaukee Braves6BoxLew BurdetteVern Law(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Francisco Giants7BoxCurt BarclayDon NewcombeMarv Grissom
Chicago Cubs4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxGlen HobbieLindy McDanielEd Mayer

Standings as of 1958-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles2201.000--10190-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1517279.477
444Kansas City Athletics321.6670.516792-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1517180.470
336New York Yankees321.6670.57432-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1519061.596
227Detroit Tigers321.6670.5121112-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1517576.497
7713Washington Senators I312.3331.5612-60-21-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1516091.397
6611Cleveland Indians312.3331.5716-90-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1507674.507
5512Chicago White Sox312.3331.51112-10-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1518170.536
8814Boston Red Sox413.2502.0612-60-11-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1507872.520
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs2201.000--8352-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1527082.461
223Philadelphia Phillies1101.0000.55411-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1536885.444
335San Francisco Giants321.6670.51617-10-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1517873.517
559Milwaukee Braves211.5001.09540-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1529161.599
448Pittsburgh Pirates211.5001.059-41-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1528369.546
6610Los Angeles Dodgers312.3331.5171611-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1517081.464
8816St. Louis Cardinals202.0002.038-50-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1527280.474
7715Cincinnati Reds101.0001.545-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1537677.497


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bud DaleyP25.192Traded by Orioles to Athletics for Arnie Portocarrero. 
Arnie PortocarreroP26.287Traded by Athletics to Orioles for Bud Daley.