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Saturday August 2,1958This 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 1958-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees6Chicago White Sox1BoxArt DitmarEarly Wynn(none)
Boston Red Sox1Cleveland Indians4BoxMudcat GrantTom Brewer(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Detroit Tigers8BoxAl CicotteBilly LoesGeorge Susce
Washington Senators I6Kansas City Athletics3BoxDick HydeDick Tomanek(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Cincinnati Reds2BoxStan WilliamsJoe NuxhallClem Labine
San Francisco Giants0Milwaukee Braves10BoxCarl WilleyStu Miller(none)
Chicago Cubs6Philadelphia Phillies5BoxBill HenryBob MillerDon Elston
St. Louis Cardinals0Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxVern LawSam Jones(none)

Standings as of 1958-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1026834.667--52434717737-1530-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I522428.462
225Cleveland Indians1035152.49517.54704472322-3129-21W7T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium502624.520
337Baltimore Orioles984850.49018.0328359-3118-3029-21L5T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium552629.473
449Chicago White Sox1024953.48019.0421434-1321-3228-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park523319.635
5510Detroit Tigers1004852.48019.0425427-221-2927-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium542925.537
6612Boston Red Sox984751.48019.0443449-615-3032-21L5T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park563224.571
7713Kansas City Athletics974651.47419.5392439-4717-3328-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium572730.474
8816Washington Senators I1044559.43324.0407508-10119-3225-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium501634.320
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves945341.564--4183586027-1826-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium603921.650
223San Francisco Giants1015447.5352.54704511925-2629-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium532627.491
334Pittsburgh Pirates944945.5214.04223893322-2727-18W6T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field603525.583
446Cincinnati Reds1004951.4907.04434083524-2525-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field542727.500
558Chicago Cubs964749.4907.0454447721-2426-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field582533.431
6611Philadelphia Phillies984751.4808.0414445-3122-2825-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium562234.393
7714St. Louis Cardinals994653.4659.5380434-5423-2923-24L6T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park552629.473
8815Los Angeles Dodgers1004654.46010.0438507-6922-2824-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum542529.463