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Friday August 16,1957This 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 1957-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Detroit Tigers6BoxBilly HoeftJim Wilson(none)
Cleveland Indians4Kansas City Athletics2BoxMike GarciaAlex Kellner(none)
Baltimore Orioles4New York Yankees3BoxBill WightArt DitmarKen Lehman
Boston Red Sox0Washington Senators I5BoxChuck StobbsGeorge Susce(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Brooklyn Dodgers4BoxJohnny PodresBob PurkeyEd Roebuck
Cincinnati Reds6Chicago Cubs8BoxJim BrosnanDon Gross(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Milwaukee Braves2BoxLindy McDanielGene ConleyBilly Muffett
New York Giants2Philadelphia Phillies1BoxStu MillerRobin Roberts(none)

Standings as of 1957-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1147440.649--54440513940-1834-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I402416.600
223Chicago White Sox1146846.5966.051841510332-2336-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park402218.550
338Boston Red Sox1075552.51415.55114624923-2732-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park472720.574
449Baltimore Orioles1145856.50916.04484311726-3030-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium381820.474
5510Detroit Tigers1145658.49118.0433462-2923-3633-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium402218.550
6611Cleveland Indians1155560.47819.5491543-5226-3129-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium382117.553
7714Kansas City Athletics1094267.38529.5415493-7817-4125-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium441727.386
8815Washington Senators I1154372.37431.5458607-14920-3823-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium391227.308
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1157144.617--57245511737-2134-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium392415.615
224St. Louis Cardinals1146450.5616.55314943732-2132-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park402317.575
335Brooklyn Dodgers1156451.5577.05054258032-2832-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field392019.513
446Cincinnati Reds1146153.5359.5568564428-2833-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field401921.475
557Philadelphia Phillies1166056.51711.5472484-1231-2928-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium381721.447
6612New York Giants1034558.43720.0429478-4925-3020-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds512427.471
7713Chicago Cubs983860.38824.5379447-6816-3221-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field562432.429
8816Pittsburgh Pirates1013566.34729.0362471-10913-3522-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field532726.509


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve GromekP37.214Released by Tigers.