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Thursday May 2,1957This 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 1957-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators I1Chicago White Sox6BoxDick DonovanChuck Stobbs(none)
Boston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers7BoxDon LeeTom BrewerSteve Gromek
New York Yankees3Kansas City Athletics1BoxTom SturdivantRyne Duren(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Brooklyn Dodgers2BoxLarry JacksonDon Bessent(none)
Cincinnati Reds9New York Giants7BoxHersh FreemanMarv Grissom(none)
Chicago Cubs2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRobin RobertsDick Drott(none)
Milwaukee Braves8Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxLew BurdetteRoy FaceRed Murff

Standings as of 1957-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox12102.833--6234283-17-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1428062.563
224New York Yankees1385.6152.55543125-33-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1419051.638
337Boston Red Sox1376.5383.5625755-32-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1417566.532
446Cleveland Indians1376.5383.54553-83-34-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium1406971.493
559Kansas City Athletics1477.5004.0696452-35-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1395287.374
6612Baltimore Orioles1569.4005.56172-113-73-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1377067.511
7713Detroit Tigers1569.4005.55660-42-54-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1397267.518
8814Washington Senators I17512.2947.57097-271-74-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1375087.365
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves13112.846--6238246-15-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1418457.596
223Brooklyn Dodgers1394.6922.06047132-27-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field1417566.532
335St. Louis Cardinals1275.5833.56957126-11-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park1428062.563
448Cincinnati Reds1477.5004.57173-25-32-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1407367.521
5510New York Giants1367.4625.05460-62-34-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds1416378.447
6611Philadelphia Phillies1468.4295.57071-12-34-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1407169.507
7715Pittsburgh Pirates1239.2507.54057-171-52-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1425983.415
8816Chicago Cubs13310.2318.04972-233-70-3L7T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1415982.418