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Thursday August 29,1957This 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.



1957 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 1957-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Chicago White Sox1BoxWhitey FordDick Donovan(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Cleveland Indians13BoxMike GarciaBilly O'Dell(none)
Boston Red Sox6Detroit Tigers1BoxTom BrewerDuke Maas(none)

Standings as of 1957-08-29

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1278245.646--61145215945-2337-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I271611.593
223Chicago White Sox1277552.5917.058446412033-2542-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park271512.556
336Boston Red Sox1176057.51317.05515104128-3232-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park372215.595
449Detroit Tigers1276364.49619.0494513-1923-3640-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium271512.556
5510Baltimore Orioles1276265.48820.0497495230-3930-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium251411.560
6611Cleveland Indians1286266.48420.5554615-6127-3335-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium251411.560
7714Kansas City Athletics1174671.39331.0436525-8917-4129-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium361323.361
8815Washington Senators I1244777.37933.5507660-15322-4325-34L2T 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

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