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Friday August 23,1957This date in baseball
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Games on 1957-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox4BoxBilly PierceFrank Sullivan(none)
New York Yankees4Cleveland Indians5BoxDick TomanekBob Grim(none)
Washington Senators I4Detroit Tigers13BoxDuke MaasPedro Ramos(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Kansas City Athletics1BoxConnie JohnsonWally Burnette(none)
Milwaukee Braves2Brooklyn Dodgers3BoxDon DrysdaleDon McMahon(none)
Chicago Cubs2New York Giants3BoxStu MillerBob Rush(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxHarvey HaddixVinegar Bend Mizell(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxJoe NuxhallBob Purkey(none)

Standings as of 1957-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1217843.645--57842515341-2137-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I332013.606
223Chicago White Sox1217249.5956.055744211533-2539-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park331815.545
338Boston Red Sox1135756.50417.05364973925-3132-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park412516.610
449Detroit Tigers1216160.50417.0473489-1623-3638-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium331716.515
5510Baltimore Orioles1216061.49618.0464460428-3530-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium311615.516
6611Cleveland Indians1225864.47520.5517572-5527-3331-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium311813.581
7714Kansas City Athletics1164670.39729.5434521-8717-4129-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium371324.351
8815Washington Senators I1214675.38032.0495648-15321-4125-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium33924.273
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1217447.612--59447811639-2235-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium332112.636
224St. Louis Cardinals1226953.5665.55705313937-2432-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park321814.563
335Brooklyn Dodgers1236954.5616.05454598632-2837-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field311516.484
446Cincinnati Reds1216259.51212.0590607-1729-3433-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field331815.545
557Philadelphia Phillies1236360.51212.0491505-1431-2931-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium311417.452
6612New York Giants1104961.44519.5460500-4027-3122-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds442024.455
7713Chicago Cubs1034162.39824.0397460-6317-3423-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field512130.412
8816Pittsburgh Pirates1073869.35529.0387494-10715-3623-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field472423.511