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Saturday August 31,1957This date in baseball
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Games on 1957-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox1Baltimore Orioles4BoxHal BrownWillard Nixon(none)
Detroit Tigers8Cleveland Indians7BoxJim StumpVito ValentinettiDuke Maas
Chicago White Sox8Kansas City Athletics3BoxDixie HowellTom Gorman(none)
Washington Senators I6New York Yankees5BoxPedro RamosBob GrimChuck Stobbs
New York Giants5Brooklyn Dodgers7BoxEd RoebuckMarv Grissom(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Chicago Cubs2BoxHerm WehmeierTurk LownBilly Muffett
Milwaukee Braves14Cincinnati Reds4BoxJuan PizarroJoe Nuxhall(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Philadelphia Phillies7BoxDon CardwellBob Friend(none)

Standings as of 1957-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1298247.636--61846215645-2337-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I25169.640
223Chicago White Sox1297653.5896.059347012334-2642-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park251411.560
336Boston Red Sox1196158.51316.05605154529-3332-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park352114.600
449Detroit Tigers1296465.49618.0507526-1924-3740-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium251411.560
5510Baltimore Orioles1296366.48819.0502504-230-3931-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium231310.565
6611Cleveland Indians1306367.48519.5567628-6127-3336-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium231310.565
7714Kansas City Athletics1194772.39530.0442534-9217-4130-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium341222.353
8815Washington Senators I1264977.38931.5517667-15024-4325-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium28622.214
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1287949.617--65051613444-2435-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium261610.615
224Brooklyn Dodgers1297356.5666.55834948932-2841-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field251114.440
335St. Louis Cardinals1287256.5637.05865464040-2732-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park261511.577
447Philadelphia Phillies1306664.50814.0518535-1731-2934-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium241113.458
558Cincinnati Reds1286464.50015.0615668-5331-3733-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field261610.615
6612New York Giants1175265.44421.5509535-2627-3325-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds371720.459
7713Chicago Cubs1104466.40026.0424480-5620-3623-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field441826.409
8816Pittsburgh Pirates1144272.36830.0404515-11115-3827-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field402020.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Irv NorenOF32.275Claimed on waivers by Cardinals from Athletics.