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Saturday May 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 1958-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4Boston Red Sox7BoxMurray WallJack HarshmanLeo Kiely
Baltimore Orioles5Boston Red Sox3BoxArnie PortocarreroFrank BaumannGeorge Zuverink
Chicago White Sox3Cleveland Indians2BoxRay MooreCal McLishGerry Staley
Detroit Tigers3Kansas City Athletics4BoxJack UrbanFrank Lary(none)
New York Yankees6Washington Senators I5BoxBobby ShantzChuck StobbsRyne Duren
San Francisco Giants9Chicago Cubs4BoxRuben GomezGlen Hobbie(none)
Milwaukee Braves5Cincinnati Reds1BoxBob RushTom Acker(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRobin RobertsBennie Daniels(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1St. Louis Cardinals10BoxLarry JacksonDon Newcombe(none)

Standings as of 1958-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees22175.773--9654425-312-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1327557.568
225Washington Senators I271413.5195.5104122-183-610-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1274780.370
336Baltimore Orioles241212.5006.07279-72-810-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1296267.481
448Kansas City Athletics251213.4806.511611514-98-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1296168.473
6610Cleveland Indians291316.4487.5118135-178-115-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1246460.516
7711Detroit Tigers291316.4487.513412596-127-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1256461.512
559Boston Red Sox291316.4487.5127132-53-910-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1256659.528
8813Chicago White Sox251114.4407.59196-56-105-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1297158.550
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves24168.667--115793610-66-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1307654.585
223San Francisco Giants301911.633--185133526-313-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1246163.492
334Pittsburgh Pirates281711.6071.01341241010-87-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1266759.532
447Chicago Cubs311516.4844.5150135155-710-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1235766.463
5512St. Louis Cardinals271215.4445.5121141-205-87-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1276067.472
6614Philadelphia Phillies281216.4296.0109130-217-115-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1265769.452
7715Cincinnati Reds241014.4176.099106-77-93-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1306664.508
8816Los Angeles Dodgers301020.3339.0136201-652-78-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1246163.492


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Eddie Miksis2B-OF31.248Signed as Free Agent by Reds. 
Nick TestaC29.332Released by Giants.