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Sunday May 5,1957This 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 1957-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Chicago White Sox2BoxBobby ShantzBilly Pierce(none)
New York Yankees3Chicago White Sox0BoxJohnny KucksJack Harshman(none)
Boston Red Sox5Cleveland Indians1BoxWillard NixonBob Lemon(none)
Boston Red Sox4Cleveland Indians3BoxDave SislerMike GarciaIke Delock
Baltimore Orioles1Detroit Tigers3BoxFrank LaryConnie Johnson(none)
Washington Senators I2Kansas City Athletics7BoxTom MorganCamilo Pascual(none)
Milwaukee Braves10Brooklyn Dodgers7BoxErnie JohnsonRene Valdes(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Philadelphia Phillies4BoxLloyd MerrittBob Miller(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Philadelphia Phillies0BoxSam JonesHarvey Haddix(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxBrooks LawrenceLuis Arroyo(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDon GrossBob Purkey(none)
Chicago Cubs8New York Giants3BoxDick DrottGordon Jones(none)
Chicago Cubs2New York Giants6BoxJoe MargoneriMoe Drabowsky(none)

Standings as of 1957-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees17125.706--7352219-33-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1378651.628
224Chicago White Sox16115.6880.57750273-18-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1387959.572
337Boston Red Sox1798.5293.0737217-52-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1377364.533
448Kansas City Athletics1798.5293.08976132-37-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1365086.368
5510Cleveland Indians1688.5003.55464-103-35-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium1376869.496
669Detroit Tigers1899.5003.5686172-57-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1366967.507
7713Baltimore Orioles17611.3536.06278-163-93-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1357065.519
8815Washington Senators I20515.2508.580123-431-104-5L7T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1345084.373
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves16133.813--8053278-25-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1388256.594
223Brooklyn Dodgers16115.6882.07759182-29-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field1387365.529
335Cincinnati Reds18117.6113.010090109-32-4W7T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1366967.507
446St. Louis Cardinals1697.5634.08171108-31-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park1387860.565
5511Philadelphia Phillies18810.4446.08889-12-36-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1366967.507
6612New York Giants1569.4006.56676-102-34-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds1396376.453
7714Pittsburgh Pirates16412.2509.05378-251-53-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1385880.420
8816Chicago Cubs15312.2009.55786-293-90-3L9T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1395980.424