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Wednesday August 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 1958-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics3Baltimore Orioles4BoxJack HarshmanWalt Craddock(none)
Chicago White Sox10Boston Red Sox8BoxTurk LownBud ByerlyGerry Staley
Cleveland Indians1New York Yankees7BoxArt DitmarGary Bell(none)
Detroit Tigers7Washington Senators I1BoxFrank LaryPedro Ramos(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs2BoxRon KlineDave HillmanRoy Face
Pittsburgh Pirates1Chicago Cubs5BoxDick DrottBob Friend(none)
Milwaukee Braves1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxStan WilliamsWarren SpahnJohnny Klippstein
Cincinnati Reds3San Francisco Giants4BoxAl WorthingtonBrooks LawrenceMarv Grissom
Philadelphia Phillies12St. Louis Cardinals2BoxRobin RobertsBilly Muffett(none)

Standings as of 1958-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1217645.628--60743617141-2034-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I331617.485
225Chicago White Sox1206456.53311.55064871929-3435-22W7T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park341816.529
336Boston Red Sox1155758.49616.0530522819-3438-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park392217.564
448Detroit Tigers1175760.48717.0497505-824-3433-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium372017.541
559Baltimore Orioles1185761.48317.5404430-2622-3534-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium351718.486
6610Cleveland Indians1205763.47518.55425182424-3533-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium332013.606
7713Kansas City Athletics1175463.46220.0480530-5021-4232-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium371918.514
8816Washington Senators I1205268.43323.5457595-13822-3829-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium34925.265
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1166749.578--5104278332-2535-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium382513.658
223Pittsburgh Pirates1136251.5493.55034505327-3335-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field412219.537
334San Francisco Giants1186355.5345.05595431628-3235-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium361719.472
447Los Angeles Dodgers1195861.48710.5531598-6725-3133-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum351322.371
5511St. Louis Cardinals1185662.47512.0476526-5028-3728-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park361620.444
6612Philadelphia Phillies1165462.46613.0507549-4225-3429-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium381523.395
7714Cincinnati Reds1205565.45814.05195011825-3230-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field342113.618
8815Chicago Cubs1145262.45614.0536547-1124-2928-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field402020.500