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Wednesday May 8,1957This 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 1957-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4Chicago White Sox1BoxFrank SullivanBob Keegan(none)
New York Yankees4Cleveland Indians10BoxEarly WynnTommy ByrneRay Narleski
Washington Senators I3Detroit Tigers11BoxDuke MaasRuss KemmererJim Bunning
Baltimore Orioles11Kansas City Athletics2BoxBilly LoesAlex Kellner(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Brooklyn Dodgers6BoxWarren HackerDon NewcombeHersh Freeman
St. Louis Cardinals13New York Giants4BoxWillard SchmidtJohnny AntonelliLarry Jackson
Milwaukee Braves1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxDon CardwellGene Conley(none)
Chicago Cubs7Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxDick DrottVern Law(none)

Standings as of 1957-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Yankees19127.632--7864149-53-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1358649.637
225Chicago White Sox18117.6110.58158233-18-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1367957.581
336Boston Red Sox19118.5791.0817659-52-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1357164.526
448Cleveland Indians18108.5561.56669-33-37-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium1356669.489
559Kansas City Athletics20119.5501.510291112-39-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1334885.361
6610Detroit Tigers211110.5242.09075152-59-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1336766.504
7712Baltimore Orioles20812.4004.58389-65-103-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1326864.515
8816Washington Senators I23518.2179.088147-591-134-5L10T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1315081.382
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves19136.684--8968218-55-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1358253.607
222Cincinnati Reds20137.6500.5116981811-32-4W9T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1346767.500
333Brooklyn Dodgers19127.6321.09079112-210-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field1357263.533
447St. Louis Cardinals18108.5562.59983169-41-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park1367759.566
5511Philadelphia Phillies201010.5003.5989442-38-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1346767.500
6613New York Giants18711.3895.580100-202-35-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds1366274.456
8814Pittsburgh Pirates16412.2507.55378-251-53-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1385880.420
7715Chicago Cubs16412.2507.56388-254-90-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1385880.420


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Don MinnickP26.024Signed as Free Agent by Senators.