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Thursday August 8,1957This date in baseball
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Games on 1957-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox1Baltimore Orioles3BoxBilly O'DellMike FornielesKen Lehman
Kansas City Athletics4Chicago White Sox7BoxGerry StaleyRip Coleman(none)
Cleveland Indians3Detroit Tigers1BoxRay NarleskiDuke Maas(none)
Washington Senators I6New York Yankees1BoxRuss KemmererArt Ditmar(none)
New York Giants12Brooklyn Dodgers3BoxRuben GomezSal Maglie(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Milwaukee Braves5BoxLew BurdetteRaul SanchezDon McMahon
Philadelphia Phillies6Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxCurt SimmonsVern LawBob Miller
Chicago Cubs4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxMoe DrabowskyVinegar Bend MizellDave Hillman

Standings as of 1957-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1077037.654--51238113136-1634-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I472819.596
222Chicago White Sox1066442.6045.54693769330-2134-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park482622.542
338Boston Red Sox995148.51515.04844275723-2628-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park553124.564
449Baltimore Orioles1085454.50016.54264071923-3029-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium442222.500
5510Cleveland Indians1075354.49517.0459492-3325-3128-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium462323.500
6611Detroit Tigers1055154.48618.0393420-2719-3232-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium492722.551
7713Washington Senators I1084167.38029.5431582-15119-3522-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium461432.304
8815Kansas City Athletics1003664.36030.5371460-8913-4123-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium532330.434
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Milwaukee Braves1086543.602--5104387231-2134-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium463016.652
224St. Louis Cardinals1076344.5891.55184526631-1832-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park472423.511
335Brooklyn Dodgers1076047.5614.54763938329-2431-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field472423.511
446Cincinnati Reds1075849.5426.55325102228-2730-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field472225.468
557Philadelphia Phillies1105951.5367.0464455930-2728-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium441826.409
6612New York Giants964056.41719.0397460-6324-3016-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds582929.500
7714Chicago Cubs913457.37422.5345415-7016-2917-29W6T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field632835.444
8816Pittsburgh Pirates943163.33027.0333452-11911-3420-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field603129.517