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Wednesday August 17,1960This 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 1960-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators I11Baltimore Orioles7BoxTex ClevengerWes Stock(none)
New York Yankees3Boston Red Sox2BoxBobby ShantzMike Fornieles(none)
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians3BoxJohnny KlippsteinGerry Staley(none)
Kansas City Athletics2Detroit Tigers5BoxFrank LaryRay Herbert(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Chicago Cubs1BoxGlen HobbieDon Drysdale(none)
Milwaukee Braves11Cincinnati Reds4BoxJoey JayJim O'Toole(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxHarvey HaddixJohn BuzhardtClem Labine
San Francisco Giants6St. Louis Cardinals5BoxSherman JonesRay SadeckiJohnny Antonelli

Standings as of 1960-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1116546.586--5614728929-2836-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I433211.744
223Chicago White Sox1156649.5741.05614629927-2939-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park392118.538
334Baltimore Orioles1156550.5652.04974811634-2031-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium392415.615
448Cleveland Indians1095554.5059.0472483-1125-2430-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium452124.467
559Washington Senators I1145757.5009.5510533-2335-2722-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium401624.400
6611Detroit Tigers1115160.45914.0444442223-3428-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium432023.465
7713Boston Red Sox1114863.43217.0498575-7722-3626-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park431726.395
8816Kansas City Athletics1124270.37523.5468563-9517-3924-32L7T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium421626.381
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1147143.623--55144710431-2439-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field402416.600
225Milwaukee Braves1106248.5647.05094822726-2836-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium442618.591
336St. Louis Cardinals1156352.5488.55164793726-3237-20L6T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park392316.590
447Los Angeles Dodgers1106050.5459.04954167930-2530-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum442222.500
5510San Francisco Giants1125557.49115.04754631221-3234-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park422418.571
6612Cincinnati Reds1155263.45219.5480516-3625-3527-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field391524.385
7714Chicago Cubs1114467.39625.5465566-10122-3821-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field431627.372
8815Philadelphia Phillies1154471.38327.5428550-12220-3624-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium391524.385