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Tuesday May 20,1958This 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 1958-05-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Chicago White Sox1BoxJohnny KucksDick Donovan(none)
Boston Red Sox6Cleveland Indians1BoxBob SmithRay Narleski(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Detroit Tigers4BoxBilly O'DellBilly HoeftJack Harshman
Washington Senators I3Kansas City Athletics7BoxNed GarverDick Hyde(none)
San Francisco Giants4Cincinnati Reds2BoxMike McCormickHarvey Haddix(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Milwaukee Braves3BoxSandy KoufaxGene Conley(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Philadelphia Phillies0BoxLindy McDanielCurt Simmons(none)
Chicago Cubs3Pittsburgh Pirates12BoxBob FriendDick Drott(none)

Standings as of 1958-05-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees25205.800--10957528-312-2W7T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1297257.558
225Kansas City Athletics271413.5197.012511874-910-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1275968.465
336Baltimore Orioles261313.5007.58291-93-910-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1276166.480
447Boston Red Sox311516.4848.014113744-911-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1236459.520
558Cleveland Indians321517.4698.5136151-158-117-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1216259.512
669Washington Senators I301416.4678.5109137-283-710-10L7T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1244777.379
7713Detroit Tigers311318.41910.013813356-137-5L6T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1236459.520
8815Chicago White Sox281117.39310.5102118-166-125-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1267155.563
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants332211.667--200138629-313-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1215863.479
223Milwaukee Braves271710.6302.0129993011-76-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1277552.591
334Pittsburgh Pirates311813.5813.01521391310-108-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1236657.537
4410St. Louis Cardinals301416.4676.5132150-186-88-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1245866.468
5511Philadelphia Phillies311417.4527.0121141-207-117-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1235568.447
6612Chicago Cubs341519.4417.5156158-25-810-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1205763.475
7714Cincinnati Reds271116.4078.0115121-67-94-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1276562.512
8816Los Angeles Dodgers331221.36410.0151210-594-88-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1215962.488


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim BrosnanP28.208Traded by Cubs to Cardinals for Alvin Dark. 
Alvin DarkSS-3B36.133Traded by Cardinals to Cubs for Jim Brosnan. 
Roy SmalleySS31.345Released by Phillies. 
Bill WightP36.038Released by Reds.