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Wednesday August 28,1957This 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 1957-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Chicago White Sox4BoxDon LarsenBilly PierceBob Turley
Baltimore Orioles19Cleveland Indians6BoxConnie JohnsonRay NarleskiJerry Walker
Boston Red Sox1Detroit Tigers0BoxFrank SullivanJim Bunning(none)
Washington Senators I3Kansas City Athletics2BoxPedro RamosRalph Terry(none)
Chicago Cubs3Brooklyn Dodgers4BoxEd RoebuckDave Hillman(none)
Milwaukee Braves6New York Giants12BoxCurt BarclayGene ConleyRay Crone
Cincinnati Reds6Philadelphia Phillies5BoxBrooks LawrenceCurt SimmonsJohnny Klippstein
St. Louis Cardinals0Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxRon KlineLarry Jackson(none)

Standings as of 1957-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1268145.643--60945115844-2337-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I281711.607
223Chicago White Sox1267551.5956.058346212133-2542-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park281513.536
336Boston Red Sox1165957.50917.05455093627-3232-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park382315.605
449Detroit Tigers1266363.50018.0493507-1423-3640-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium281513.536
5510Baltimore Orioles1266264.49219.04934821130-3830-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium261412.538
6611Cleveland Indians1276166.48020.5541611-7027-3334-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium261511.577
7714Kansas City Athletics1174671.39330.5436525-8917-4129-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium361323.361
8815Washington Senators I1244777.37933.0507660-15322-4325-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium30822.267
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1267749.611--62750712042-2435-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium281810.643
224Brooklyn Dodgers1277156.5596.55664897732-2839-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field271314.481
335St. Louis Cardinals1267056.5567.05815433838-2732-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park281711.607
447Cincinnati Reds1266462.50813.0606645-3931-3733-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field281612.571
558Philadelphia Phillies1286464.50014.0507531-2431-2932-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium261313.500
6612New York Giants1155263.45219.5504518-1427-3125-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds391722.436
7713Chicago Cubs1084464.40724.0421475-5420-3623-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field461828.391
8816Pittsburgh Pirates1124270.37528.0400504-10415-3627-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field422022.476


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob AlexanderP35.021Traded by Cubs to Indians for Dolan Nichols.