1956 DOS Replay
Monday, October 1, 1956

 

1956 FINAL REPLAY Standings as of February 4, 1993

Batting Leaders | Pitching Leaders
Team Batting | Team Pitching

AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE
W L GB Pct W L GB Pct
CHICAGO WHITE SOX 104 49 - .680 BROOKLYN DODGERS 104 50 - .675
CLEVELAND INDIANS 93 61 11.5 .604 MILWAUKEE BRAVES 92 63 12.5 .594
NEW YORK YANKEES 91 63 13.5 .591 CINCINNATI REDS 88 68 17.0 .564
DETROIT TIGERS 87 68 18.0 .561 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS 82 74 23.0 .526
BOSTON RED SOX 82 73 23.0 .529 NEW YORK GIANTS 70 84 34.0 .455
BALTIMORE ORIOLES 58 96 46.5 .377 PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES 68 86 36.0 .442
KANSAS CITY ATHLETICS 57 97 47.5 .370 PITTSBURGH PIRATES 66 91 39.5 .420
WASHINGTON SENATORS 45 109 59.5 .292 CHICAGO CUBS 51 105 54.0 .327

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

 

 

3+ Homers

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Ed Bailey Cincinnati

3 homers

Cincinnati vs Philadelphia

May 20

 

Roy Sievers Washington

3 homers

Washington vs Detroit

May 20

 

Frank Robinson Cincinnati

3 homers

Milwaukee vs Cincinnati

July 2

 

Frank Robinson Cincinnati

3 homers

Brooklyn vs Cincinnati

July 18

 

 

The Cycle

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Johnny Logan Milwaukee

Milwaukee vs St. Louis

April 21

 

Al Smith Cleveland

Baltimore vs Cleveland

May 20

 

 

5+ Hits

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Johnny Logan Milwaukee

6 hits

Milwaukee vs St. Louis

April 21

 

Roy Campanella Brooklyn

5 hits

Brooklyn vs Pittsburgh

April 22

 

Bill Tuttle Detroit

5 hits

Detroit vs Cleveland

April 22

 

Hank Aaron Milwaukee

5 hits

Milwaukee vs St. Louis

April 22

 

Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh

5 hits

Pittsburgh vs Brooklyn

April 27

 

Richie Ashburn Philadelphia

5 hits

Philadelphia vs New York

April 28

 

Ken Boyer St. Louis

5 hits

Pittsburgh vs St. Louis

May 1

 

Gus Bell Cincinnati

5 hits

New York vs Cincinnati

May 9

 

Harvey Kuenn Detroit

5 hits

Washington vs Detroit

May 20

 

Nellie Fox Chicago

5 hits

Chicago vs Boston

June 10

 

Ed Fitz Gerald Washington

5 hits

Washington vs Detroit

June 25

 

Hank Aaron Milwaukee

5 hits

Brooklyn vs Milwaukee

July 12

 

Stan Lopata Philadelphia

5 hits

Philadelphia vs Chicago

July 19

 

Ed Bailey Cincinnati

6 hits

Cincinnati vs Brooklyn

July 24

 

Ted Williams Boston

5 hits

Boston vs Kansas City

July 24

 

Ken Boyer St. Louis

5 hits

St. Louis vs Philadelphia

July 26

 

Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh

6 hits

St. Louis vs Pittsburgh

July 31

 

Walt Dropo Chicago

5 hits

Washington vs Chicago

July 31

 

Sandy Amoros Brooklyn

5 hits

St. Louis vs Brooklyn

August 4

 

Hal W. Smith Kansas City

5 hits

Kansas City vs Washington

August 24

 

Richie Ashburn Philadelphia

5 hits

Pittsburgh vs Philadelphia

September 9

 

Mickey Mantle New York

5 hits

New York vs Kansas City

September 11

 

 

4+ XB Hits

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Frank Robinson Cincinnati

4 XB Hits

Milwaukee vs Cincinnati

July 2

 

Stan Lopata Philadelphia

4 XB Hits

Philadelphia vs Chicago

July 19

 

 

8+ RBI

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Harvey Kuenn Detroit

8 RBI

Washington vs Detroit

May 20

 

Frank Robinson Cincinnati

10 RBI

Milwaukee vs Cincinnati

July 2

 

 

No-Hit Games

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Herb Score Cleveland

Cleveland vs Kansas City

April 25

 

Vinegar Bend Mizell St. Louis

New York vs St. Louis

June 4

 

Murry Dickson St. Louis

Brooklyn vs St. Louis

June 12

 

Sam Jones Chicago

Philadelphia vs Chicago

August 21

 

Whitey Ford New York

New York vs Boston

September 5

 

 

1-Hit Games

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Bob Buhl Milwaukee

Chicago vs Milwaukee

April 19

 

Brooks Lawrence Cincinnati

Cincinnati vs Chicago

April 22

 

Bob Rush Chicago

Chicago vs New York

June 19

 

Whitey Ford New York

New York vs Boston

July 5

 

Joe Nuxhall Cincinnati

Chicago vs Cincinnati

August 9

 

Frank Sullivan Boston

Baltimore vs Boston

August 9

 

Don Newcombe Brooklyn

New York vs Brooklyn

August 15

 

Don Kaiser Chicago

New York vs Chicago

August 24

 

Paul Foytack Detroit

Kansas City vs Detroit

August 31

 

Bob Buhl Milwaukee

Milwaukee vs Chicago

September 7

 

Herb Score Cleveland

Chicago vs Cleveland

September 8

 

 

14+ whoofs

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Sam Jones Chicago

16 whiffs

Pittsburgh vs Chicago

May 6

 

Herb Score Cleveland

14 whiffs

Washington vs Cleveland

May 19

 

Herb Score Cleveland

15 whiffs

New York vs Cleveland

August 2

 

Sam Jones Chicago

14 whiffs

Philadelphia vs Chicago

August 21

 

Sam Jones Chicago

15 whiffs

Pittsburgh vs Chicago

August 26

 

Herb Score Cleveland

15 whiffs

Chicago vs Cleveland

September 9

 

 

Combined No-Hitters

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Detroit

Detroit vs Baltimore

May 6

 

 

Combined 1-Hitters

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Brooklyn

Brooklyn vs Philadelphia

May 30

 

Philadelphia

Philadelphia vs St. Louis

June 3

 

Longest Winning Streak

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Newk (Bums), 14 games, starting April 17.

 

Longest Losing Streak

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Cubs Jim Davis, 7 games.

 

Longest Winning Streak

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Redlegs, 14 games, starting June 28.

 

Longest Losing Streak

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As, 12 games, starting April 24.

 

 

April 20 - Buhl 1 hits (3 walks) Cubs, 3-4-0/0-1-0.

April 21 - Braves beat Cards, 24-27-1/6-14-2. Johnny Logan 6-6, 7 RBI, hits for cycle. Adcock 2-4, 7 RBI, 2 homers.

April 22 - Bums (Newcombe) beats Pirates, 24-28-1/1-4-1. Campy 5-6, 4 runs, double. Snider 4-7, 4 runs, 5 RBI, 2 HR. Redlegs Brooks Lawrence 1 hits (walks 7)Cubs in second game of doubleheader.

April 25 - Herb Score no-hits As, 4-0. Gives up 3 walks.

April 27 - Bums beat Pirates in 16 on pinch-hit single by Newcombe in bottom of 16th, 8-16-2/7-18-2. Clemente 5-8. Bums use 26 players. Pirates use 24.

Standings after April 30th:

 

 

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American League

 

Cleveland Indians 8 3 .727 - W 1 7- 3 3- 1 5- 2 4- 2 1- 0

 

New York Yankees 8 3 .727 - W 2 7- 3 3- 1 5- 2 3- 1 1- 1

 

Boston Red Sox 5 4 .556 2.0 L 2 5- 4 4- 2 1- 2 2- 1 2- 0

 

Baltimore Orioles 7 6 .538 2.0 W 1 7- 3 4- 2 3- 4 2- 2 1- 1

 

Chicago White Sox 3 3 .500 2.5 W 1 3- 3 1- 2 2- 1 1- 2 1- 0

 

Detroit Tigers 4 6 .400 3.5 L 1 4- 6 2- 3 2- 3 2- 2 1- 0

 

Kansas City A's 3 6 .333 4.0 L 4 3- 6 1- 5 2- 1 1- 2 0- 3

 

Washington Nationals 3 10 .231 6.0 L 1 2- 8 2- 5 1- 5 1- 4 0- 2

 

 

 

 

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National League

 

Brooklyn Dodgers 10 1 .909 - W 7 9- 1 6- 0 4- 1 5- 1 4- 0

 

Cincinnati Redlegs 9 2 .818 1.0 W 9 9- 1 4- 2 5- 0 2- 1 1- 1

 

St. Louis Cardinals 5 4 .556 4.0 W 1 5- 4 2- 4 3- 0 2- 0 2- 0

 

New York Giants 6 5 .545 4.0 W 1 5- 5 3- 5 3- 0 3- 2 1- 1

 

Milwaukee Braves 3 4 .429 5.0 L 2 3- 4 1- 2 2- 2 0- 2 0- 1

 

Pittsburgh Pirates 4 7 .364 6.0 L 4 4- 6 1- 2 3- 5 1- 3 0- 3

 

Chicago Cubs 2 9 .182 8.0 L 4 1- 9 0- 4 2- 5 1- 2 0- 1

 

Philadelphia Phillies 2 9 .182 8.0 L 1 2- 8 0- 5 2- 4 1- 4 1- 2

 

May 1- Cards beat Pirates, 22-23-1/7-11-2. Boyer 5-6, 4 runs, 4 RBI, double, homer.

May 6 - Cubs come back to beat Pirates in 14, 3-12-0/2-7-2, on 2 run homer in bottom of 9th by Miksis. Each team uses 20 players. Sam Jones goes first 9, Ks 16.

May 8 - Chisox score 10 in top of 7th and hold on to beat Boston 11-13-2/10-13-1.

May 12 - Bums beat Giants in 15, 5-9-0/4-11-0 on Amoros single in bottom of 15th.

May 13 - Bums beat Giants in 12, 6-11-0/5-8-4 on PH single by Zimmer in bottom of 12th. Newcombe goes the distance and is now 7-0/2.25. As Tommy LaSorda shuts-out Tribe (Score), 1-3-1/0-4-1 in his 1st start. Cubs beat Cards in nightcap of doubleheader, 6-18-2/5-13-2, scoring winning run in bottom of 16th. Cards moved ahead 4-3 in 15th but Cubs tied it. Cards then scored again in 16th but Cubs then scored 2.

May 16 - Tigers score 12 in bottom of 8th against Red Sox, winning 18-19-5/8-8-4. Every Tiger starter except Lary (pitcher) had at least 1 hit.

May 19 - Newcombe pitches 2 hitter against 2nd place Redlegs. winning 3-7-0/1-2-0. Newk is now 8-0, 2.09.

May 20 - Ed Bailey hits 3 homers in 1st game of doubleheader against Phils. Bailey 3-5 with 6 RBI.

May 21 - Cards beat Giants, 15-19-0/3-8-2.

May 29 - Newk wins 10th (10-0, 2.12), beating Pittsburgh 3-1. Bums now 27-6, 2 up over Redlegs (26-9).

Standings after May 31 Games:

 

 

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American League

 

New York Yankees 31 11 .738 - W 1 6- 4 17- 6 14- 5 7- 5 1- 2

 

Chicago White Sox 20 13 .606 6.5 W 2 7- 3 7- 7 13- 6 6- 5 2- 0

 

Cleveland Indians 21 16 .568 7.5 L 2 3- 7 11- 8 10- 8 8- 7 3- 1

 

Boston Red Sox 22 17 .564 7.5 L 1 7- 3 10- 9 12- 8 5- 3 3- 0

 

Detroit Tigers 22 17 .564 7.5 W 2 7- 3 13- 8 9- 9 6- 4 3- 0

 

Baltimore Orioles 19 21 .475 11.0 W 1 5- 5 13- 9 6-12 5- 5 1- 3

 

Washington Nationals 12 29 .293 18.5 L 1 3- 7 8-10 4-19 5- 8 0- 2

 

Kansas City A's 8 31 .205 21.5 L 2 2- 8 3-16 5-15 3- 8 0- 5

 

 

 

 

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National League

 

Brooklyn Dodgers 29 6 .829 - W 7 9- 1 14- 2 15- 4 11- 2 8- 1

 

Cincinnati Redlegs 28 10 .737 2.5 L 1 8- 2 13- 6 15- 4 9- 2 4- 1

 

Milwaukee Braves 17 12 .586 9.0 W 2 4- 6 5- 5 12- 7 4- 7 1- 3

 

St. Louis Cardinals 21 18 .538 10.0 W 1 6- 4 11-12 10- 6 5- 4 2- 2

 

Pittsburgh Pirates 16 22 .421 14.5 L 1 3- 7 10-10 6-12 3-10 0- 5

 

New York Giants 15 21 .417 14.5 W 1 4- 6 6-12 9- 9 5- 7 1- 4

 

Philadelphia Phillies 9 26 .257 20.0 L 2 3- 7 4-15 5-11 4-10 2- 3

 

Chicago Cubs 8 28 .222 21.5 L 2 3- 7 4-14 4-14 4- 3 3-2

 

June 3 - Mantle hits grand slam in bottom of 10th in game 1 against Detroit to give Yanks a 5-1 win. Newk wins his 11th straight (11-0, 2.20), 14-3 over Cubs.

June 5- Dodgers Don Demeter gets his only hit all year, a PH homer off Spahn, to enable Bums to tie Braves at 3 in 7th. Brooklyn then scores 3 in 8th and 4 in 9th to win 10-3. Every Bum except pitcher Craig had at least 1 hit.

June 6 - Newk wins 12th straight (12-0/2.27), 4-8-0/3-3-1 over Braves.

June 10 - Yanks come back to beat Cleveland in bottom of 10th after going behind 5-1. Narleski (21) starts the inning but is immediately injured and replaced by Houtteman (1). First 3 batters get on base before Mantle hits GS to tie at 6. After Collins strikes out, Skowron walks and then, an out later, Martin doubles him home to win it.

June 11 - Newk wins 13th straight (13-0/2.41), beating Cards, 5-7-0/4-7-0.

June 13 - Mantle hits another GS in bottom of 9th, this time to tie game. Yanks then go on to win in 10 over Chisox, 8-12-1/7-10-0. Mantle 4-5, 3 runs. Now batting .361 with 22 homers, 54 RBI (both tops in AL), (Kuenn .396).

June 17 - Newk wins 14th straight (14-0, 2.23), beating Braves in 4-6-1/1-3-0 in comeback victory climaxed by Randy Jackson 2 run homer in bottom of 7th. George Wilson hits 2 run homer (his 1st) in bottom of 9th to give Giants a 5-4 come-back win over Redlegs in opener of twin-bill.

June 21 - Newk finally loses his 1st, to Cards (Wehmeier), 4-11-0/2-6-0. Newk goes the distance and is now 14-1/2.35. As beat Nats, 18-21-1/5-11-2. Every As starter had at least 1 hit. Power 4-4, 3 runs.

June 23 - Ford and McDermott pitch shutouts against Chisox in doubleheader, 3-8-0/0-2-1 (Ford) and 5-7-0/0-5-0 (McDermott) in nightcap. Yanks now 10 up over Tigers, Boston and Tribe.

June 24 - Giants drop 2 to Braves (5-4 in 10 and then 13-3) and fall into last place.

June 25 - Art Fowler wins 10th (10-2/2.45), pitching 11 inning shutout over Pirates, 5-9-2/0-5-1. Kline goes distance in losing.

June 26 - Boston beats Chicago, 17-20-0-/4-6-0. Jensen 5 RBI.

Standings at the end of June:

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American League

 

New York Yankees 50 19 .725 - W 4 8- 2 27-10 23- 9 15- 8 5- 4

 

Detroit Tigers 39 28 .582 10.0 W 3 8- 2 19-14 20-14 10- 7 6- 1

 

Boston Red Sox 37 30 .552 12.0 L 1 4- 6 18-15 19-15 9- 6 4- 0

 

Cleveland Indians 37 30 .552 12.0 L 3 6- 4 19-14 18-16 11-13 4- 4

 

Chicago White Sox 33 29 .532 13.5 W 4 4- 6 14-14 19-15 13-10 3- 2

 

Baltimore Orioles 35 34 .507 15.0 W 1 4- 6 24-15 11-19 8- 9 1- 4

 

Washington Nationals 23 49 .319 28.5 L 2 3- 7 14-19 9-30 8-14 2- 3

 

Kansas City A's 17 52 .246 33.0 L 5 3- 7 7-28 10-24 3-10 1- 8

 

 

 

 

 

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National League

 

Brooklyn Dodgers 46 19 .708 - L 2 6- 4 22-10 24- 9 16- 6 9- 2

 

Cincinnati Redlegs 44 22 .667 2.5 W 3 6- 4 20-11 24-11 15- 6 7- 2

 

Milwaukee Braves 34 27 .557 10.0 W 2 6- 4 12-13 22-14 8-10 4- 4

 

St. Louis Cardinals 33 33 .500 13.5 L 3 6- 4 16-21 17-12 7- 8 3- 4

 

Pittsburgh Pirates 31 35 .470 15.5 W 1 4- 6 18-18 13-17 9-12 4- 6

 

Philadelphia Phillies 27 38 .415 19.0 W 5 7- 3 14-19 13-19 8-15 3- 5

 

New York Giants 23 41 .359 22.5 L 1 3- 7 10-21 13-20 8-13 1- 9

 

Chicago Cubs 20 43 .317 25.0 L 7 3- 7 13-20 7-23 7- 8 5- 4

 

July 3 - Yanks Rip Coleman 2 hits Os, 1-7-1/0-2-1, and goes 4-0/1.96.

July 4- Newk wins 15th (15-1/2.33) over Giants in 1st game of doubleheader, 6-2 (4 hitter CG).

July 5 - In last start before All Star break, Ford shuts-out Boston, 9-10-1/0-1-1. The only Boston hit is a single by Gernert. Ford now 13-2/1.18.

July 8 - Newk wins 16th (16-1/2.38), beating Phils in 1st game of twin-bill, 15-22-1/3-6-1.

July 13 - Newk wins 17th (17-1/2.24), beating Braves in 1st game of doubleheader, 8-2. Hodges 4-5. Bums win 9th in a row in night-cap, 2-1, on Snider homer in top of 13th.

July 15 - Ford shuts-out Chicago 25-8-0/0-2-2 in 1st game of double-header, winning his 14th (14-2/1.11). Mantle hits his 32nd. Newk wins 18th (18-1/2.22), beating Chicago in opener of twin-bill, 6-10-0/2-9-0. Boston beats Cleve in opener of doubleheader, 16-17-0/1-4-2. Pittsburgh wins 2nd game of twin-bill over Milwaukee in 16 innings, 7-15-2/6-13-1.

July 16 - Cards beat Phils, 17-20-2/3-6-3. Every Card starter had at least 1 hit. Blasingame 4-6.

July 20 - Newk wins 19th ( 2.11) over Cards 3-6-0/0-2-1.

July 21 - White Sox beat Nats, 16-20-0/4-10-0.

July 23 - Redlegs tie Bums for 1st, as they beat Pirates 7-5. All 5 Pirate runs driven in by Frank Thomas. Bums now 62-25, Redlegs 63-26.

July 24 - Dodgers come back from 6-0 deficit in bottom of 2nd to beat Redlegs on Snider homer in bottom of 13th, 10-14-0/9-17-2. Ed Bailey 6-6 with 2 homers and 3 RBI; Skoonj 3-6, 4 RBI, 2 doubles. Bums move 1 game up over Cincy.

July 25 - Bums come back again, this time on Hodges 2 run homer in bottom of 10th, to beat Redlegs, 8-11-0/6-7-0. Amoros 3-3, 2 homers, 4 RBI. Bums now 2 up. Newk gives up 6 runs in 9 IP and fails to win his 20th. Braves lead Giants 3-2 in bottom of 11th with 2 outs before NYs Hank Thompson singles and Bill Sarni homers for the win. Phils beat Cards, 3-5-2/2-14-0, scoring winning run in bottom of 15th after Cards had gone ahead in top of 15th. Murry Dickson goes the route (14.2 IP), losing.

July 29 - Newk wins 20th (20-1/2.19), beating Cubs in 1st game of double-header, 12-8-0/0-6-0. Tigers beat Nats, 17-19-2/6-13-2. Every starter except Hoeft and Red Wilson had at least 2 hits. Kuenn now at .386.

July 30 - Ford wins 16th (16-3/1.15), shutting out Cleveland, 8-12-2/0-9-2. Bums come back from 6-0 deficit in 5th to beat Braves,8-9-2/7-14-0 on Campy homer in bottom of 10th. Mathews 2 homers, 5 RBI. Cards beat Pirates in 15, 12-14-2/11-25-3. Cards use 24 players (8 pitchers), Pirates use 21 (7 pitchers). Clemente 6-8, 5 RBI, double, homer. Virdon 4-6, Maz 4-8.

Standings after 7/31:

 

 

 

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American League

 

New York Yankees 70 28 .714 - L 1 7- 3 37-15 33-13 21-13 6- 5

 

Detroit Tigers 59 39 .602 11.0 W 3 9- 1 30-17 29-22 13-11 6- 3

 

Chicago White Sox 51 41 .554 16.0 W 3 6- 4 22-21 29-20 17-13 6- 4

 

Cleveland Indians 53 43 .552 16.0 W 1 6- 4 26-19 27-24 14-17 4- 6

 

Boston Red Sox 52 44 .542 17.0 L 4 4- 6 27-23 25-21 12-11 5- 2

 

Baltimore Orioles 48 50 .490 22.0 W 2 3- 7 31-21 17-29 12-10 2- 4

 

Washington Nationals 31 68 .313 39.5 L 2 3- 7 19-32 12-36 11-16 4- 3

 

Kansas City A's 23 74 .237 46.5 L 3 2- 8 9-38 14-36 7-16 2- 8

 

 

 

 

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National League

 

Brooklyn Dodgers 69 27 .719 - W 2 7- 3 31-13 38-14 20- 9 14- 4

 

Cincinnati Redlegs 68 31 .687 2.5 W 1 5- 5 37-15 31-16 21-10 9- 8

 

St. Louis Cardinals 48 46 .511 20.0 W 1 7- 3 24-27 24-19 12-10 7- 6

 

Milwaukee Braves 45 47 .489 22.0 L 3 5- 5 19-26 26-21 11-20 6- 9

 

Pittsburgh Pirates 45 52 .464 24.5 L 2 3- 7 25-25 20-27 13-20 8-11

 

Philadelphia Phillies 41 55 .427 28.0 W 1 6- 4 19-26 22-29 14-17 5- 5

 

New York Giants 34 58 .370 33.0 L 1 5- 5 14-30 20-28 13-16 3- 9

 

Chicago Cubs 31 65 .323 38.0 L 1 4- 6 18-32 13-33 11-13 7- 7

 

 

August 1 - Newk wins 21st (21-1/2.29), beating Braves 8-5.

August 3 - Ford (17-3/1.09) beats Tigers, 10-14-3/1-4-2.Skowron 3-5, 2 homers, 5 RBI. As beat Nats in 17 innings, 7-12-2/6-14-1.

August 9 - Tigers (Trucks) beat As, 15-13-0/0-6-0.

August 10 - Ford pitches 9th shutout (18-3/1.04) over Baltimore, 4-10-0/0-4-0.

August 12 - Yanks beat Os in 1st game of doubleheader on double by Mantle (1-7) in bottom of 15th, 3-9-3/2-8-3.

August 13 - Boston greets Nats reliever Pascual with 3 homers in a row (Lepcio, Williams, Gernert) in top of 4th. Boston goes on to win, 22-28-3/14-16-4. Goodman 5 RBI, Lepcio 2 homers.

August 15 - Newk (22-3/2.53) beats Giants, 5-4-1/0-1-0.

August 19 - Newk wins 23rd (23-3/2.50), beating Phils, 8-15-0/2-6-0. Campy 4-5, 3 runs, double and homer.

August 20 - Boston beats Nats in 1st game of twin-bill, 18-18-0/2-10-1. Pitcher Tom Brewer 2-5, 5 RBI.

August 21 - Cubs Sam Jones no-hits Phils (Roberts), 2-6-1/0-0-2. Gives up 3 walks.

August 24 - As beat Nats, 15-18-2/5-13-1. Harry Simpson 2-6, 6RBI, 2 homers, Hec Lopez 4 RBI, homer, 3-6, Hal Smith 5-6, triple, 2 RBI. Every player except pitchers had at least a hit. Ramos lost (2-11/9.22).

August 26 - Tribes Wynn wins 20th (20-7/1.57), beating Nats, 2-61-/0-4-0.

August 27 - Newk beats Braves, 7-13-0/3-5-2, winning 24th (24-4/2.51).

August 31 - Newk wins 25th (25-4/2.56), over Giants, 9-11-0/4-5-2.

 

 

Standings after 8-31:

 

 

 

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American League

 

New York Yankees 86 43 .667 - 25 W 3 5- 5 45-24 41-19 24-21 8- 7

 

Detroit Tigers 75 52 .591 10.0 - W 1 7- 3 39-21 36-31 17-14 7- 4

 

Chicago White Sox 73 53 .579 11.5 - L 1 8- 2 31-28 42-25 22-16 8- 4

 

Cleveland Indians 72 54 .571 12.5 - W 1 7- 3 35-22 37-32 19-21 5- 6

 

Boston Red Sox 70 56 .556 14.5 - W 2 5- 5 37-32 33-24 16-12 6- 2

 

Baltimore Orioles 57 69 .452 27.5 - L 6 3- 7 36-31 21-38 16-13 4- 7

 

Washington Nationals 41 85 .325 43.5 - L 1 2- 8 22-45 19-40 13-19 5- 6

 

Kansas City A's 32 94 .254 52.5 - L 5 3- 7 14-44 18-50 9-20 3-10

 

 

 

 

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National League

 

Brooklyn Dodgers 83 43 .659 - 32 W 2 5- 5 37-20 46-23 21-16 15- 5

 

Cincinnati Redlegs 80 48 .625 4.0 - L 1 6- 4 46-24 34-24 26-17 11- 9

 

St. Louis Cardinals 69 59 .539 15.0 - L 1 5- 5 34-33 35-26 18-14 8- 7

 

Milwaukee Braves 68 60 .531 16.0 - W 1 5- 5 34-34 34-26 19-21 8-10

 

Philadelphia Phillies 59 64 .480 22.5 - W 2 6- 4 27-28 32-36 16-19 5- 5

 

Pittsburgh Pirates 55 74 .426 29.5 - L 5 3- 7 29-34 26-40 17-26 9-12

 

New York Giants 48 76 .387 34.0 - L 2 4- 6 20-38 28-38 19-21 4-10

 

Chicago Cubs 45 83 .352 39.0 - W 1 6- 4 28-41 17-42 14-16 8-10

 

September 1 - Tribe beats Chisox in 17 innings, 6-10-1/2-11-0. Starters Lemon and Staley each pitch the 1st 12. Braves (Spahn, 14-10/2.87) beat Cards in 13 innings, 2-5-1/1-7-1.

September 2 - Ditmar drops his 20th (4-20/5.39), losing to Tigers, 8-13-1/1-2-0. Tigers Jim Small now hitting .420 (37-88).

September 4 - Ford no-hits Bosox, 3-7-0/0-0-1 (6 walks) to win his 20th (20-5/1.28). It is Fords 10th shutout.

September 8 - Redlegs beats Cards, 19-16-2/10-21-1. Bell 3-4, 5 RBI, 4 runs. 3 doubles. Burgess 3-6, 3 runs, 4 RBI, homer. Every Red starter except pitcher had at least 1 hit.

September 11 - Mantle goes 5-6 against As in NY 9-4 win .327. Jackie hits grand slam in bottom of 9th to beat Braves 7-3.

September 13 - Mantle goes 4-6, 6 RBI, 48th homer, as NY beats Detroit, 16-16-0/4-9-0. Mantle now at .332/48/113.

September 15 - Newk wins 26th (26-5/2.65), beating Cubs, 5-7-1/3-7-0. As Carl Duser pitches 10 hit shutout against Nats in his 1st ML appearance. Braves beat Phils, 17-23-0/2-8-3.

September 18 - Ford wins 23rd (23-5/1.23), beating Chisox, 15-14-0/0-4-4. Mantle 4-4, double, 49th homer; Berra homer, 4 RBI. Foytack wins 20th (20-7/4.04), bating Os, 7-9-0/0-4-3. Kuenn 2-5, now .384.

September 19 - Newk wins 27th (27-5/2.70), bating St. Louis, 5-11-0/4-6-1 with 3 in bottom of 8th.

September 21 - Wynn wins 25th (25-7/1.48), beating Tigers, 6-3.

September 22 - Mantle hits 50th against Red Sox as NY wins, 18-18-4/6-10-0. Score pitches no-hitter till 11th inning against Tigers, then loses, 2-2-3/1-7-0. Gives up 10 walks; Ks 13. Score now has 301 Ks. Foytack wins 21st. Both go distance. Chisox beat As, 16-20-1/4-10-1.

September 23 - Red Sox beat Yanks, 14-19-0/0-4-2, scoring 10 in top of 1st.

September 25 - Wynn wins 26th (26-7/1.53), beating As, 7-3.

September 26 - Mantle hits 51st, 3 run homer in top of 9th, with Yanks behind Os 3-2, to put NY ahead 5-3. Yanks go on to win in 6-5 in 12. Yanks Magic Number now 2. Hodges hits 2 run homer in bottom of 10th against Robin Roberts to give Newk his 28th win (28-6/2.66). Bums Magin Number is 6.

September 30 - Burdette wins 20th (20-10/2.56) in final start of season, beating St. Louis, 5-5-0/0-6-2.