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Saturday May 4,1957This date in baseball
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Games on 1957-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3Chicago White Sox2BoxArt DitmarJim WilsonTommy Byrne
Boston Red Sox2Cleveland Indians5BoxEarly WynnDean Stone(none)
Baltimore Orioles0Detroit Tigers3BoxDuke MaasMike Fornieles(none)
Washington Senators I2Kansas City Athletics8BoxWally BurnetteTed Abernathy(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Brooklyn Dodgers4BoxClem LabineLindy McDaniel(none)
Cincinnati Reds5New York Giants2BoxWarren HackerJohnny AntonelliHersh Freeman
Chicago Cubs2Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJack SanfordJim Brosnan(none)
Milwaukee Braves0Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxVern LawJuan Pizarro(none)

Standings as of 1957-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox14113.786--7543323-18-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1407961.564
224New York Yankees15105.6671.56650167-33-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1398851.633
335Cleveland Indians1486.5713.05055-53-35-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium1396871.489
448Kansas City Athletics1688.5004.0827482-36-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1375186.372
5510Detroit Tigers1789.4714.5656052-56-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1377067.511
6611Boston Red Sox1578.4674.56468-45-52-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1397564.540
7713Baltimore Orioles16610.3756.06175-143-83-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1367066.515
8815Washington Senators I19514.2638.578116-381-94-5L6T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1355085.370
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves15123.800--7046247-25-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1398356.597
223Brooklyn Dodgers15114.7331.07049212-29-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field1397366.525
336Cincinnati Reds1697.5633.5878527-32-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1387167.514
557St. Louis Cardinals1477.5004.5716746-31-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park1408060.571
449Philadelphia Phillies1688.5004.5847952-36-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1386969.500
6612New York Giants1569.4006.06676-102-34-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds1396376.453
7714Pittsburgh Pirates14410.2867.54865-171-53-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1405882.414
8816Chicago Cubs15312.2009.05786-293-90-3L9T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1395980.424