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Wednesday January 1,1958This date in baseball
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Standings at end of 1957 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1549856.636--72353418950-2748-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I000
223Chicago White Sox1559065.5818.570756614145-3345-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park-10-1
337Boston Red Sox1447470.51419.06666402634-3740-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1082.800
448Baltimore Orioles1537875.51019.55945841034-4242-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium-1-21
559Detroit Tigers1547876.50620.0614614033-4445-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium000
6611Cleveland Indians1517477.49022.5671714-4334-4040-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium2201.000
7714Kansas City Athletics1415685.39735.5525644-11922-5234-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1239.250
8816Washington Senators I1525498.35543.0599803-20426-4928-49L7T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium211.500
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1958 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1559560.613--77261315950-2745-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium-10-1
224St. Louis Cardinals1548767.5657.57376667145-3242-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park000
335Brooklyn Dodgers1548470.54510.56905919941-3643-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ebbets Field000
446Cincinnati Reds1548074.51914.5747781-3435-4245-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field000
5510Philadelphia Phillies1567878.50017.5623656-3339-3938-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium-2-1-1
6612New York Giants1325775.43226.5553601-4829-3928-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP Polo Grounds221210.545
7713Chicago Cubs1365581.40430.5532620-8826-3928-43W4T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field18711.389
8815Pittsburgh Pirates1355283.38533.0482608-12621-4831-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field19109.526

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Max Alvis3B19.333Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Rich BarryOF17.111Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Norm BassP18.345Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Jim BeauchampOF-1B18.133Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Tom BorlandP24.321Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Ron BrandC17.354Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Larry BrownSS-2B17.306Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Bob Burda1B-OF19.169Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Galen CiscoP21.300Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Horace Clarke2B17.213Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Mike De la HozP19.091Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Charlie Dees1B22.191Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Jim DicksonP19.256Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Doc EdwardsC21.022Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Dick EganP20.283Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Larry ElliotOF19.302Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Chico FernandezSS-2B18.253Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Eddie FisherP21.169Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Larry FosterP20.008Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Doug GallagherP17.315Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Pedro Gonzalez2B20.020Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Tom HallerC20.192Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Bob HendleyP18.246Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Ron HerbelP19.350Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Rick Herrscher1B-3B21.059Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Dennis HigginsP18.150Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Frank HowardOF-1B21.146Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Dick HowserSS21.232Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Dick HughesP19.322Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Bob HumphreysP22.136Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Ken HuntP19.018Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Charlie JamesOF20.010Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Mack JonesOF19.056Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Chris KrugC18.007Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Jack KubiszynSS-3B21.013Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Jim LawrenceC18.323Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Jim LehewP20.135Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Dick LeMayP19.126Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Don LockOF21.158Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Ramon LopezP24.220Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Al McBeanP19.231Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Orlando McFarlaneC19.187Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Jerry McNertneyC21.147Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Pete MikkelsenP18.068Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Bob MoorheadP19.343Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Al MoranSS19.027Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Buster NarumP17.046Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Chet NicholsP26.313Released by Braves. 
Dave NicholsonOF18.125Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Ron NischwitzP20.184Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
John PapaP17.027Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Joe Pepitone1B-OF17.084Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
John PregenzerP22.152Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Pete RichertP18.064Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Earl RobinsonOF21.059Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Vic RoznovskyC19.074Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Chico Ruiz2B-3B19.027Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Ray SadeckiP17.006Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Bob SadowskiP19.316Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Amado SamuelSS-2B19.026Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Chuck Schilling2B20.068Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Don SchwallP21.305Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Johnnie SealeP19.048Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Diego SeguiP20.137Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Mike ShannonOF-3B18.180Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Sonny SiebertP20.352Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
George Smith2B20.178Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Tigers. 
Bill SpanswickP19.177Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Jose TartabullOF19.035Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Bob TillmanC20.283Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Tom TreshOF-SS20.103Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Bob VealeP22.065Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Freddie VelazquezC20.026Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Zoilo VersallesSS18.014Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Jose VidalOF17.273Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Pete Ward3B-OF18.159Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Jack WarnerP17.173Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Jim WeaverP18.316Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Don Wert3B19.156Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Dooley WomackP18.129Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.