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Wednesday May 1,1957This date in baseball
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Games on 1957-05-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles3Chicago White Sox9BoxJack HarshmanBilly LoesDixie Howell
Washington Senators I6Cleveland Indians7BoxRay NarleskiDick Brodowski(none)
New York Yankees7Detroit Tigers4BoxTommy ByrneFrank Lary(none)
Boston Red Sox5Kansas City Athletics7BoxVirgil TrucksDave Sisler(none)
Chicago Cubs2Brooklyn Dodgers7BoxDon DrysdaleDon Kaiser(none)
Milwaukee Braves5New York Giants1BoxWarren SpahnMax Surkont(none)
Cincinnati Reds8Philadelphia Phillies6BoxWarren HackerTurk FarrellHersh Freeman
St. Louis Cardinals9Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxWillard SchmidtBob PurkeyBob Smith

Standings as of 1957-05-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox1192.818--5633233-16-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1438162.566
224Boston Red Sox1275.5832.5575075-22-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1427567.528
335New York Yankees1275.5832.55242104-33-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1429151.641
557Kansas City Athletics1376.5383.0686172-35-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1405288.371
448Cleveland Indians1376.5383.04553-83-34-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium1406971.493
6611Baltimore Orioles1569.4005.06172-113-73-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1377067.511
7713Detroit Tigers1459.3575.54955-62-53-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1407367.521
8814Washington Senators I16511.3136.56991-221-64-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1385088.362
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves12102.833--5433215-15-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1428557.599
223Brooklyn Dodgers1293.7501.05844142-27-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field1427567.528
336St. Louis Cardinals1165.5453.56655115-11-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park1438162.566
449New York Giants1266.5004.04751-42-34-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds1426379.444
5510Cincinnati Reds1367.4624.56266-44-32-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1417467.525
6612Philadelphia Phillies1358.3855.56669-32-33-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1417269.511
7715Pittsburgh Pirates1138.2736.53549-141-52-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1435984.413
8816Chicago Cubs1239.2507.04768-213-60-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1425983.415


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gene Baker2B-3B31.320Traded by Cubs with Dee Fondy to Pirates for Lee Walls and Dale Long. 
Dee Fondy1B32.182Traded by Cubs with Gene Baker to Pirates for Lee Walls and Dale Long. 
Dale Long1B31.084Traded by Pirates with Lee Walls to Cubs for Gene Baker and Dee Fondy. 
Lee WallsOF24.115Traded by Pirates with Dale Long to Cubs for Gene Baker and Dee Fondy.