What Happened on August 20, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Cubs use 1st baseman Dale Long as their 1st lefty catcher since 1906
  • Dale Long becomes 1st major league lefty catcher in 52 years
  • Detroit Tiger Jim Bunning no-hits Boston Red Sox, 3-0

Famous Birthdays

  • David O. Russell, American filmmaker (Silver Linings Playbook), born in New York
  • Patricia Rozema, Canadian film director and screenwriter