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Friday May 23,1958This date in baseball
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Games on 1958-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles0Chicago White Sox1BoxEarly WynnJack Harshman(none)
Washington Senators I1Cleveland Indians2BoxCal McLishPedro Ramos(none)
New York Yankees8Detroit Tigers1BoxBob TurleyBilly Hoeft(none)
Boston Red Sox9Kansas City Athletics1BoxWillard NixonDuke Maas(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Cincinnati Reds4BoxBob PurkeyJohnny PodresHal Jeffcoat
San Francisco Giants5Milwaukee Braves3BoxJohnny AntonelliWarren Spahn(none)
Chicago Cubs11Philadelphia Phillies4BoxGlen HobbieRay Semproch(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxRon KlineVinegar Bend MizellDon Gross

Standings as of 1958-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees28235.821--127646311-312-2W10T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1266957.548
225Cleveland Indians351817.5148.5144155-118-1110-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1185959.500
336Kansas City Athletics281414.5009.012612424-910-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1265967.468
448Baltimore Orioles291415.4839.59198-74-1110-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1246064.484
559Boston Red Sox321517.46910.014314034-1011-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1226458.525
6610Washington Senators I331518.45510.5117143-264-910-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1214675.380
7713Chicago White Sox311318.41911.5110124-146-127-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1236954.561
8815Detroit Tigers341321.38213.0144154-106-137-8L9T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1206456.533
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants362412.667--2131545911-413-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium1185662.475
223Milwaukee Braves301812.6003.01421093311-77-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1247450.597
334Pittsburgh Pirates331914.5763.51561461010-109-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1216556.537
447Chicago Cubs371819.4866.5179167128-810-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1175463.462
5511Philadelphia Phillies341519.4418.0130159-297-118-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1205466.450
6612St. Louis Cardinals321418.4388.0134154-206-108-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1225864.475
7714Cincinnati Reds291217.4148.5123127-47-95-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1256461.512
8816Los Angeles Dodgers351322.37110.5154215-615-98-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1195861.487


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tony CloningerP17.283Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves.