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Wednesday May 18,1960This 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 1960-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5Chicago White Sox6BoxGerry StaleyFrank Sullivan(none)
New York Yankees4Cleveland Indians2BoxRalph TerryWynn Hawkins(none)
Washington Senators I3Detroit Tigers0BoxCamilo PascualDave Sisler(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Kansas City Athletics4BoxSteve BarberLeo Kiely(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Cincinnati Reds5BoxBill HenryDanny McDevitt(none)
San Francisco Giants1Milwaukee Braves3BoxBob RushMike McCormickDon McMahon
St. Louis Cardinals2Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxVern LawRon Kline(none)

Standings as of 1960-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox261610.615--134120148-108-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1287157.555
224Baltimore Orioles271611.5930.5129137-87-49-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1277354.575
336New York Yankees231310.5651.512792356-57-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1318447.641
447Cleveland Indians251411.5601.51049957-67-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium1296267.481
559Boston Red Sox221012.4554.091109-183-67-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park1325577.417
6610Detroit Tigers231013.4354.57083-134-96-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium1316170.466
7712Washington Senators I251015.4005.5106112-64-36-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1296366.488
8815Kansas City Athletics271017.3706.5103112-94-136-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1274879.378
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants302010.667--14198436-514-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1245965.476
222Pittsburgh Pirates291910.6550.51601223810-89-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1257649.608
335Milwaukee Braves231310.5653.510610155-58-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1317556.573
448Cincinnati Reds301614.5334.0148154-68-78-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1245173.411
5511Los Angeles Dodgers301317.4337.0112119-75-78-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1246955.556
6613St. Louis Cardinals281117.3938.0119121-22-149-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1267551.595
7714Chicago Cubs24915.3758.0106156-503-76-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1305179.392
8816Philadelphia Phillies301119.3679.0122143-217-134-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1244876.387


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob GrimP30.071Purchased by Reds from Indians. 
Russ KemmererP28.199Purchased by White Sox from Senators.