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Friday August 19,1960This date in baseball
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Games on 1960-08-19

Top1960 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCleveland Indians3Detroit Tigers5Boxscore - PBP933,0652:22Bobby LockeBill FischerBill Fischer (5-6)Bobby Locke (1-3)Hank Aguirre (5)Jimmy DykesJoe GordonTiger Stadium
ALChicago White Sox10Kansas City Athletics0Boxscore - PBP922,9743:08Early WynnJohnny KucksEarly Wynn (9-8)Johnny Kucks (3-7)-Al LopezBob ElliottMunicipal Stadium
ALNew York Yankees2Washington Senators I4Boxscore - PBP927,2612:25Art DitmarCamilo PascualCamilo Pascual (12-6)Ryne Duren (3-4)-Casey StengelCookie LavagettoGriffith Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants2Chicago Cubs1Boxscore - PBP97,4912:06Mike McCormickDick EllsworthMike McCormick (11-8)Dick Ellsworth (6-9)-Tom SheehanLou BoudreauWrigley Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds4Boxscore - PBP916,3472:21Vinegar Bend MizellBob PurkeyBob Purkey (13-7)Vinegar Bend Mizell (9-6)Jim Brosnan (10)Danny MurtaughFred HutchinsonCrosley Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3Milwaukee Braves2Boxscore - PBP914,7232:44Art MahaffeyJuan PizarroArt Mahaffey (2-0)Juan Pizarro (6-6)-Gene MauchChuck DressenCounty Stadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers0St. Louis Cardinals1Boxscore - PBP922,2502:01Johnny PodresLarry JacksonLarry Jackson (14-10)Johnny Podres (10-9)-Walter AlstonSolly HemusSportsman's Park
7 Games on this date

Standings as of 1960-08-19.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1136647.584--5744839130-2936-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I413110.756
223Chicago White Sox1176750.5731.057747010728-3039-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park372017.541
334Baltimore Orioles1166650.5691.55074891834-2032-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium382315.605
448Cleveland Indians1115655.5059.0483494-1125-2531-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium432023.465
559Washington Senators I1165858.5009.5522545-2335-2823-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium381523.395
6611Detroit Tigers1135360.46913.0460451923-3430-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium411823.439
7713Boston Red Sox1124864.42917.5505586-8122-3626-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park421725.405
8816Kansas City Athletics1144272.36824.5474584-11017-4024-33L9T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium401624.400
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1167244.621--55745310432-2539-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field382315.605
225Milwaukee Braves1126349.5637.05124852726-2837-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium422517.595
336St. Louis Cardinals1166452.5528.05174793826-3238-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park382216.579
447Los Angeles Dodgers1126151.5459.04994207931-2630-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum422121.500
5510San Francisco Giants1135657.49614.54774641322-3234-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park412318.561
6612Cincinnati Reds1175364.45319.5486522-3625-3528-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field371423.378
7714Chicago Cubs1134469.38926.5469572-10322-3821-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field411625.390
8815Philadelphia Phillies1174572.38527.5431553-12221-3724-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium371423.378

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob RushP34.241Released by White Sox.