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Games on 1957-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox8Baltimore Orioles1BoxBob PorterfieldBilly Loes(none)
Detroit Tigers5Cleveland Indians6BoxVito ValentinettiBilly Hoeft(none)
Chicago White Sox1Kansas City Athletics3BoxAlex KellnerBob Keegan(none)
Washington Senators I4New York Yankees2BoxChuck StobbsBobby ShantzBud Byerly
New York Giants0Brooklyn Dodgers10BoxDon DrysdaleRuben Gomez(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs1BoxVinegar Bend MizellMoe Drabowsky(none)
Milwaukee Braves9Cincinnati Reds5BoxWarren SpahnDon GrossTaylor Phillips
Pittsburgh Pirates3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJack SanfordVern Law(none)

Standings as of 1957-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1288246.641--61345615745-2337-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I261610.615
223Chicago White Sox1287553.5867.058546711833-2642-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park261511.577
336Boston Red Sox1186157.51716.05595114829-3232-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park362115.583
449Detroit Tigers1286365.49219.0499519-2023-3740-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium261511.577
5510Cleveland Indians1296366.48819.5560620-6027-3336-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium241311.542
6611Baltimore Orioles1286266.48420.0498503-530-3930-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium241410.583
7714Kansas City Athletics1184771.39830.0439526-8717-4130-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium351223.343
8815Washington Senators I1254877.38432.5511662-15123-4325-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium29722.241
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1277849.614--63651212443-2435-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium271710.630
224Brooklyn Dodgers1287256.5636.55764898732-2840-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field261214.462
335St. Louis Cardinals1277156.5597.05835443939-2732-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park271611.593
448Cincinnati Reds1276463.50414.0611654-4331-3733-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field271611.593
557Philadelphia Phillies1296564.50414.0511534-2331-2933-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium251213.480
6612New York Giants1165264.44820.5504528-2427-3225-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds381721.447
7713Chicago Cubs1094465.40425.0422477-5520-3623-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field451827.400
8816Pittsburgh Pirates1134271.37229.0403508-10515-3727-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field412021.488