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Sunday April 21,1957This 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 1957-04-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Boston Red Sox5BoxDave SislerBob Grim(none)
Kansas City Athletics0Chicago White Sox1BoxJim WilsonTom Morgan(none)
Cleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers3BoxJim BunningCal McLish(none)
Baltimore Orioles11Washington Senators I9BoxGeorge ZuverinkDick HydeSandy Consuegra
Baltimore Orioles2Washington Senators I3BoxDick HydeGeorge Zuverink(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Brooklyn Dodgers3BoxBob PurkeyDon NewcombeRoy Face
Pittsburgh Pirates4Brooklyn Dodgers7BoxDon DrysdaleRon KlineClem Labine
Cincinnati Reds1Milwaukee Braves3BoxWarren SpahnJohnny Klippstein(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1New York Giants2BoxJohnny AntonelliRobin Roberts(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8New York Giants5BoxJack SanfordCurt BarclayDon Cardwell
Chicago Cubs5St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJackie CollumLarry JacksonDick Littlefield
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals6BoxSam JonesDick Drott(none)

Standings as of 1957-04-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox4401.000--2111101-03-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1508664.573
224New York Yankees431.7501.0191542-11-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1509555.633
445Washington Senators I633.5002.0313010-13-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1485296.351
338Boston Red Sox422.5002.01819-11-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1508070.533
6610Kansas City Athletics523.4002.51623-70-32-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1485791.385
5512Detroit Tigers523.4002.5181710-22-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP Walter BriggsBriggs Stadium1497673.510
7713Baltimore Orioles624.3333.03034-42-30-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1467472.507
8815Cleveland Indians413.2503.01216-41-20-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium1497574.503
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves4401.000--13671-03-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1509159.607
223Brooklyn Dodgers541.8000.5251781-03-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field1498069.537
449St. Louis Cardinals422.5002.0242221-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park1508565.567
337Chicago Cubs422.5002.0191542-10-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1506090.400
556New York Giants422.5002.0181710-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds1506783.447
6611Philadelphia Phillies523.4002.52325-22-20-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1497574.503
7714Pittsburgh Pirates413.2503.01118-71-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1506189.407
8816Cincinnati Reds404.0004.0922-130-30-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1508070.533


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Walker CooperC42.103Signed as Free Agent by Cardinals.