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Saturday August 24,1957This date in baseball
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Games on 1957-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox7BoxDick DonovanIke Delock(none)
New York Yankees10Cleveland Indians4BoxTom SturdivantDon MossiArt Ditmar
Washington Senators I6Detroit Tigers3BoxTex ClevengerJim Bunning(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Kansas City Athletics2BoxKen LehmanNed GarverHal Brown
Milwaukee Braves13Brooklyn Dodgers7BoxLew BurdetteJohnny Podres(none)
Chicago Cubs4New York Giants2BoxDave HillmanJohnny Antonelli(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Philadelphia Phillies2BoxHerm WehmeierCurt Simmons(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxRon KlineBrooks Lawrence(none)

Standings as of 1957-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1227943.648--58842915942-2137-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I321913.594
223Chicago White Sox1227349.5986.056444312133-2540-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park321715.531
338Baltimore Orioles1226161.50018.0468462629-3530-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium301515.500
4410Boston Red Sox1145757.50018.05375043325-3232-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park402515.625
559Detroit Tigers1226161.50018.0476495-1923-3638-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium321715.531
6611Cleveland Indians1235865.47221.5521582-6127-3331-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium301812.600
7714Kansas City Athletics1174671.39330.5436525-8917-4129-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium361323.361
8815Washington Senators I1224775.38532.0501651-15022-4125-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium32824.250
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1227547.615--60748512240-2235-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium322012.625
224St. Louis Cardinals1237053.5695.55755334238-2432-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park311714.548
335Brooklyn Dodgers1246955.5567.05524728032-2837-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field301515.500
446Cincinnati Reds1226260.50813.0591611-2029-3533-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field321814.563
557Philadelphia Phillies1246361.50813.0493510-1731-2931-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium301416.467
6612New York Giants1114962.44120.5462504-4227-3122-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds432023.465
7713Chicago Cubs1044262.40424.0401462-6118-3423-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field502030.400
8816Pittsburgh Pirates1083969.36129.0391495-10415-3624-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field462323.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Vito ValentinettiP28.342Purchased by Indians from Cubs.