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Friday August 26,1960This date in baseball
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Games on 1960-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics1Baltimore Orioles2BoxSteve BarberNed Garver(none)
Kansas City Athletics3Baltimore Orioles11BoxHoyt WilhelmBud Daley(none)
Chicago White Sox9Boston Red Sox2BoxFrank BaumannEarl Wilson(none)
Cleveland Indians6New York Yankees7BoxLuis ArroyoBobby Locke(none)
Cleveland Indians5New York Yankees7BoxJim CoatesMudcat GrantDuke Maas
Detroit Tigers4Washington Senators I5BoxPedro RamosJim Bunning(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Chicago Cubs2BoxRobin RobertsBob Anderson(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Los Angeles Dodgers10BoxRoger CraigJay Hook(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDon DrysdaleCal McLish(none)
Milwaukee Braves3San Francisco Giants2BoxWarren SpahnGeorges Maranda(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxErnie BroglioBob Friend(none)

Standings as of 1960-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1197049.588--6055139231-3039-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I35278.771
223Baltimore Orioles1247252.5810.55635154836-2136-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium301713.567
335Chicago White Sox1227052.5741.559748411331-3239-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park321715.531
448Washington Senators I1226260.5089.5555569-1435-2827-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium321121.344
5510Cleveland Indians1195861.48712.0517537-2027-3131-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium351817.514
6611Detroit Tigers1205763.47513.5490487324-3733-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium341420.412
7713Boston Red Sox1195069.42020.0532630-9822-3628-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park351520.429
8816Kansas City Athletics1214477.36427.0493617-12418-4425-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium331419.424
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1227547.615--59148210935-2839-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field322012.625
224Milwaukee Braves1186850.5765.05334963729-2939-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium362016.556
336St. Louis Cardinals1216754.5547.55304894126-3241-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park331914.576
447Los Angeles Dodgers1206654.5508.05284438532-2734-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum341618.471
559San Francisco Giants1215962.48815.55135011223-3536-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park332013.606
6612Cincinnati Reds1255570.44021.5514570-5626-4029-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field291217.414
7714Chicago Cubs1214873.39726.5505611-10622-3825-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field331221.364
8815Philadelphia Phillies1224775.38528.0444566-12223-4024-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium321220.375