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Saturday May 26,1956This date in baseball
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Games on 1956-05-26

Top1956 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles9Boxscore - PBP926,0693:00Mickey McDermottBill WightBill Wight (2-4)Mickey McDermott (1-3)-Casey StengelPaul RichardsMemorial Stadium
ALWashington Senators I4Boston Red Sox1Boxscore - PBP910,7532:17Chuck StobbsIke DelockChuck Stobbs (3-3)Ike Delock (1-3)-Chuck DressenPinky HigginsFenway Park
ALKansas City Athletics6Detroit Tigers12Boxscore - PBP96,5082:33Jack CrimianBilly HoeftBilly Hoeft (4-2)Jack Crimian (0-3)-Lou BoudreauBucky HarrisTiger Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds1Milwaukee Braves2Boxscore - PBP1122,9362:39Johnny KlippsteinRay CroneRay Crone (3-0)Joe Black (2-2)-Birdie TebbettsCharlie GrimmCounty Stadium
NLBrooklyn Dodgers6New York Giants0Boxscore - PBP923,8670:00Roger CraigJim HearnRoger Craig (4-2)Jim Hearn (3-3)-Walter AlstonBill RigneyPolo Grounds
NLPittsburgh Pirates6Philadelphia Phillies2Boxscore - PBP94,6142:15Vern LawStu MillerVern Law (2-2)Stu Miller (1-2)-Bobby BraganMayo SmithShibe Park
6 Games on this date

Standings at end of 1956 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right