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Thursday May 1,1958This 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 1958-05-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox4Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim WilsonConnie JohnsonBilly Pierce
Kansas City Athletics6Boston Red Sox7BoxIke DelockTom Gorman(none)
Cleveland Indians9Washington Senators I1BoxRay NarleskiRalph Lumenti(none)
Milwaukee Braves2Chicago Cubs3BoxMoe DrabowskyBob Trowbridge(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxVern LawDon NewcombeRon Blackburn
Philadelphia Phillies7San Francisco Giants0BoxRay SemprochRuben Gomez(none)

Standings as of 1958-05-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1394.692--5034163-36-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1418358.589
224Kansas City Athletics1385.6151.08758294-34-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1416576.461
336Washington Senators I1275.5831.54151-102-35-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1425488.380
4410Cleveland Indians1587.5332.06970-13-45-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1386969.500
559Detroit Tigers1587.5332.0716295-53-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1396970.496
6612Baltimore Orioles1257.4173.53437-31-54-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1416972.489
7713Boston Red Sox15510.3335.05677-210-55-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1397465.532
8815Chicago White Sox1349.3085.04463-192-62-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1417863.553
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1284.667--544957-21-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1427666.535
223Chicago Cubs1495.643--7454205-34-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1406377.450
335San Francisco Giants1596.6000.58669172-17-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1397168.511
447Cincinnati Reds1165.5451.5454233-13-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1437073.490
558Milwaukee Braves1376.5381.54837114-43-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1418556.603
6611Philadelphia Phillies1367.4622.54751-44-32-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1416378.447
7714Los Angeles Dodgers15510.3334.56598-331-24-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1396673.475
8816St. Louis Cardinals13310.2315.55877-193-80-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1416972.489


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ken Aspromonte2B26.222Traded by Red Sox to Senators for Lou Berberet. 
Lou BerberetC28.162Traded by Senators to Red Sox for Ken Aspromonte.