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Sunday August 18,1957This 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 1957-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox1Detroit Tigers5BoxFrank LaryBilly Pierce(none)
Chicago White Sox4Detroit Tigers1BoxDick DonovanDuke Maas(none)
Cleveland Indians9Kansas City Athletics2BoxCal McLishArnie Portocarrero(none)
Baltimore Orioles0New York Yankees7BoxTom SturdivantArt Ceccarelli(none)
Baltimore Orioles2New York Yankees3BoxDon LarsenConnie JohnsonBob Grim
Boston Red Sox4Washington Senators I6BoxTex ClevengerFrank Sullivan(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Brooklyn Dodgers2BoxSal MaglieBob Friend(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Brooklyn Dodgers6BoxRoy FaceClem LabineBob Purkey
Cincinnati Reds2Chicago Cubs8BoxBob RushJoe Nuxhall(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Milwaukee Braves6BoxBilly MuffettJuan Pizarro(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Milwaukee Braves0BoxVinegar Bend MizellBob Trowbridge(none)
New York Giants5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxMike McCormickWarren HackerMarv Grissom
New York Giants1Philadelphia Phillies0BoxAl WorthingtonHarvey Haddix(none)

Standings as of 1957-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1177740.658--56040915140-1837-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I372116.568
223Chicago White Sox1176948.5908.053143010133-2536-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park372116.568
338Boston Red Sox1095554.50518.05174843323-2932-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park452718.600
449Baltimore Orioles1175859.49619.0452447526-3330-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium351817.514
5510Detroit Tigers1175859.49619.0448475-2723-3635-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium372017.541
6611Cleveland Indians1175661.47921.0503549-4627-3229-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium362016.556
7714Kansas City Athletics1114368.38731.0421505-8417-4126-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium421626.381
8815Washington Senators I1174572.38532.0480613-13320-3825-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium371027.270
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1187246.610--58347311037-2135-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium362313.639
224St. Louis Cardinals1176651.5645.55495054434-2232-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park372116.568
335Brooklyn Dodgers1186553.5517.05164417532-2833-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field361917.528
446Cincinnati Reds1166155.52610.0571574-328-3033-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field381919.500
557Philadelphia Phillies1196158.51311.5479491-1231-2929-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium351619.457
6612New York Giants1064759.44319.0436485-4927-3120-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds482226.458
7713Chicago Cubs1004060.40023.0389450-6116-3223-29W6T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field542232.407
8816Pittsburgh Pirates1043767.35628.0378482-10415-3622-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field502525.500