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Saturday August 17,1957This 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 1957-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox8Detroit Tigers9BoxAl AberPaul LaPalme(none)
Cleveland Indians3Kansas City Athletics4BoxTom MorganEarly Wynn(none)
Baltimore Orioles2New York Yankees6BoxBobby ShantzBilly O'Dell(none)
Boston Red Sox2Washington Senators I16BoxRuss KemmererMike Fornieles(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Brooklyn Dodgers3BoxRon KlineSandy Koufax(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Chicago Cubs2BoxTurk LownHal Jeffcoat(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Milwaukee Braves5BoxWarren SpahnBilly Muffett(none)
New York Giants1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJack SanfordRuben Gomez(none)

Standings as of 1957-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1157540.652--55040714340-1835-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I392316.590
223Chicago White Sox1156847.5917.052642410232-2436-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park392217.564
338Boston Red Sox1085553.50916.55134783523-2832-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park462719.587
449Baltimore Orioles1155857.50417.04504371326-3130-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium371819.486
5510Detroit Tigers1155758.49618.0442470-2823-3634-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium392118.538
6611Cleveland Indians1165561.47420.5494547-5326-3229-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium372116.568
7714Kansas City Athletics1104367.39129.5419496-7717-4126-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium431627.372
8815Washington Senators I1164472.37931.5474609-13520-3824-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium381127.289
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1167244.621--57745911837-2135-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium382315.605
224St. Louis Cardinals1156451.5577.55354993632-2232-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park392316.590
335Brooklyn Dodgers1166452.5528.05084327632-2832-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field382018.526
446Cincinnati Reds1156154.53010.5569566328-2933-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field391920.487
557Philadelphia Phillies1176156.52111.5475485-1031-2929-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium371621.432
6612New York Giants1044559.43321.0430481-5125-3120-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds502426.480
7713Chicago Cubs993960.39424.5381448-6716-3222-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field552332.418
8816Pittsburgh Pirates1023666.35329.0369474-10514-3522-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field522626.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jay HookP20.272Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent (bonus baby) by Reds.