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Games on 1958-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators I0Baltimore Orioles9BoxBilly O'DellPedro Ramos(none)
New York Yankees4Boston Red Sox7BoxTom BrewerDon Larsen(none)
Cleveland Indians6Chicago White Sox7BoxJim WilsonGary Bell(none)
Detroit Tigers7Kansas City Athletics8BoxRay HerbertFrank Lary(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates13Cincinnati Reds4BoxBob FriendBrooks LawrenceBob Porterfield
Philadelphia Phillies1Milwaukee Braves2BoxWarren SpahnCurt Simmons(none)
Chicago Cubs4San Francisco Giants7BoxMike McCormickDick DrottGordon Jones

Standings as of 1958-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1187543.636--58942116841-1933-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I361719.472
225Chicago White Sox1176156.52113.54864761027-3434-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park372116.568
336Boston Red Sox1125656.50016.05155001519-3437-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park422319.548
447Detroit Tigers1145658.49117.0488497-923-3233-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium402119.525
558Cleveland Indians1175661.47918.55315022923-3333-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium362115.583
669Baltimore Orioles1135459.47818.5385414-2922-3531-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium402020.500
7715Kansas City Athletics1125161.45521.0461512-5119-4031-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium422220.524
8816Washington Senators I1175166.43623.5452585-13322-3728-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium371027.270
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1116546.586--4974128532-2233-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium432716.628
223Pittsburgh Pirates1096049.5504.04874345325-3135-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field452421.533
334San Francisco Giants1156055.5227.05435311228-3232-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium392019.513
5511St. Louis Cardinals1145460.47412.5454494-4027-3627-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park401822.450
4410Los Angeles Dodgers1145460.47412.5502579-7725-3129-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum401723.425
6612Philadelphia Phillies1125359.47312.5489533-4424-3129-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium421626.381
7713Chicago Cubs1115259.46813.0525531-624-2828-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field432023.465
8814Cincinnati Reds1165363.45714.55024851725-3028-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field382315.605