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Friday August 9,1957This date in baseball
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Games on 1957-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3Baltimore Orioles4BoxBill WightWhitey FordGeorge Zuverink
Washington Senators I8Boston Red Sox0BoxPedro RamosTom Brewer(none)
Detroit Tigers4Chicago White Sox5BoxGerry StaleyLou Sleater(none)
Kansas City Athletics3Cleveland Indians2BoxVirgil TrucksCal McLish(none)
Chicago Cubs7Cincinnati Reds9BoxJohnny KlippsteinDick LittlefieldHersh Freeman
Chicago Cubs4Cincinnati Reds6BoxJoe NuxhallBob AndersonBrooks Lawrence
Philadelphia Phillies2New York Giants6BoxRay CroneRobin Roberts(none)
Brooklyn Dodgers4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxDanny McDevittBob FriendClem Labine
Milwaukee Braves13St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBob BuhlLindy McDaniel(none)

Standings as of 1957-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1087038.648--51538513036-1734-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I462818.609
222Chicago White Sox1076542.6074.54743809430-2135-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park472522.532
338Boston Red Sox1005149.51015.04844354923-2628-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park543123.574
449Baltimore Orioles1095554.50515.54304102023-3030-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium432122.488
5510Cleveland Indians1085355.49117.0461495-3425-3128-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium452322.511
6611Detroit Tigers1065155.48118.0397425-2819-3332-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium482721.563
7713Washington Senators I1094267.38528.5439582-14320-3522-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium451332.289
8814Kansas City Athletics1013764.36629.5374462-8814-4123-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium522230.423
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Milwaukee Braves1096643.606--5234408332-2134-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium452916.644
224St. Louis Cardinals1086345.5832.55204655531-1832-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park462422.522
335Brooklyn Dodgers1086147.5654.54803958530-2431-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field462323.500
446Cincinnati Reds1096049.5506.05475212628-2732-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field452025.444
557Philadelphia Phillies1115952.5328.0466461530-2828-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium431825.419
6612New York Giants974156.42319.0403462-5924-3017-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds572829.491
7715Chicago Cubs933459.36624.0356430-7416-3117-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field612833.459
8816Pittsburgh Pirates953164.32628.0335456-12111-3420-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field593128.525