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Saturday April 20,1957This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1957-04-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees10Boston Red Sox7BoxBobby ShantzIke Delock(none)
Kansas City Athletics7Chicago White Sox11BoxDixie HowellTom Gorman(none)
Cleveland Indians0Detroit Tigers7BoxFrank LaryEarly Wynn(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Washington Senators I6BoxCamilo PascualConnie JohnsonDick Hyde
Pittsburgh Pirates0Brooklyn Dodgers2BoxJohnny PodresBob Friend(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Milwaukee Braves5BoxRay CroneBrooks LawrenceRed Murff
Philadelphia Phillies6New York Giants5BoxHarvey HaddixAl WorthingtonBob Miller

Standings as of 1957-04-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox3301.000--201191-02-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1518764.576
224New York Yankees3301.000--151052-01-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1519556.629
445Washington Senators I422.5001.5191720-12-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1505397.353
338Kansas City Athletics422.5001.51622-60-22-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1495792.383
5512Boston Red Sox312.3332.01315-21-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1518170.536
6611Cleveland Indians312.3332.01013-31-10-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium1507575.500
7714Baltimore Orioles413.2502.51722-51-20-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1487573.507
8813Detroit Tigers413.2502.5151500-21-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Walter BriggsBriggs Stadium1507773.513
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Brooklyn Dodgers3301.000--15781-02-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field1518170.536
222Milwaukee Braves3301.000--10551-02-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1519259.609
449St. Louis Cardinals211.5001.5151411-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park1528666.566
337Chicago Cubs211.5001.511651-00-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1526191.401
556New York Giants211.5001.511830-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds1526884.447
6610Philadelphia Phillies312.3332.01418-41-10-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1517675.503
7716Cincinnati Reds303.0003.0819-110-20-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1518071.530
8815Pittsburgh Pirates202.0002.518-70-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1526290.408


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bobby Del GrecoOF24.013Traded by Cardinals with Ed Mayer to Cubs for Jim King. 
Jim KingOF24.236Traded by Cubs to Cardinals for Ed Mayer and Bobby Del Greco. 
Ed MayerP25.142Traded by Cardinals with Bobby Del Greco to Cubs for Jim King. 
Lou SleaterP30.224Signed as Free Agent by Tigers.