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Sunday September 8,1957This 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 1957-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles0Boston Red Sox2BoxMike FornielesBilly O'Dell(none)
Kansas City Athletics3Chicago White Sox2BoxJack UrbanDixie Howell(none)
Cleveland Indians1Detroit Tigers3BoxBilly HoeftCal McLish(none)
New York Yankees5Washington Senators I2BoxTom SturdivantRuss KemmererBobby Shantz
Chicago Cubs5Milwaukee Braves3BoxDick DrottErnie Johnson(none)
Brooklyn Dodgers2New York Giants3BoxCurt BarclayDon DrysdaleMarv Grissom
Philadelphia Phillies7Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxTurk FarrellBob PurkeyRobin Roberts
Philadelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBob SmithWarren Hacker(none)
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxLarry JacksonJoe Nuxhall(none)

Standings as of 1957-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1388751.630--65349415948-2639-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I16115.688
223Chicago White Sox1368056.5886.062648813836-2844-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park18108.556
336Boston Red Sox1266660.52415.05915385330-3536-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park281612.571
447Detroit Tigers1366967.50717.0535549-1425-3744-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1899.500
5510Baltimore Orioles1376770.48919.5522524-230-4135-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1596.600
6611Cleveland Indians1366670.48520.0590649-5928-3538-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium17107.588
7714Kansas City Athletics1254877.38432.5453567-11418-4530-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium281117.393
8816Washington Senators I1345183.38134.0537698-16125-4726-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium20416.200
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1378354.606--70455914547-2736-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium17125.706
224St. Louis Cardinals1377859.5695.06395825742-2936-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park1798.529
335Brooklyn Dodgers1387761.5586.56235329136-2941-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field1679.438
448Cincinnati Reds1387068.50713.5661707-4634-4036-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field16106.625
559Philadelphia Phillies1417170.50414.0570588-1835-3235-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1367.462
6612New York Giants1245668.45220.5540562-2228-3428-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds301317.433
7713Chicago Cubs1204773.39227.5452543-9122-3724-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field341519.441
8815Pittsburgh Pirates1234776.38229.0444560-11616-4131-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field311516.484