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Sunday May 12,1957This date in baseball
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Games on 1957-05-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles3BoxBob GrimHal Brown(none)
Washington Senators I0Boston Red Sox10BoxTom BrewerChuck Stobbs(none)
Washington Senators I6Boston Red Sox2BoxPedro RamosIke Delock(none)
Kansas City Athletics9Cleveland Indians2BoxVirgil TrucksEarly Wynn(none)
Kansas City Athletics4Cleveland Indians7BoxDon MossiRyne DurenRay Narleski
Chicago White Sox5Detroit Tigers4BoxBill FischerPaul Foytack(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Chicago Cubs5BoxRaul SanchezElmer Singleton(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Chicago Cubs1BoxDon GrossTom Poholsky(none)
Brooklyn Dodgers5New York Giants0BoxJohnny PodresPete Burnside(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxCurt SimmonsLuis ArroyoBob Miller
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxVern LawRobin Roberts(none)
Milwaukee Braves4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxLew BurdetteMurry Dickson(none)
Milwaukee Braves10St. Louis Cardinals4BoxTaylor PhillipsHerm Wehmeier(none)

Standings as of 1957-05-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox21147.667--9466285-19-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1337657.571
224New York Yankees22148.6360.589751411-63-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1328448.636
336Cleveland Indians22139.5911.58184-33-310-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium1316368.481
447Boston Red Sox221210.5452.5938499-63-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1327062.530
559Kansas City Athletics241212.5003.5117106113-69-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1294782.364
6611Detroit Tigers241113.4584.51039492-59-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1306763.515
7713Baltimore Orioles23914.3916.094100-65-104-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1296762.519
8814Washington Senators I26719.2699.5102164-623-144-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1284880.375
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds23167.696--1351082714-32-4W12T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1316467.489
221Milwaukee Braves23167.696--120873311-65-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1317952.603
335Brooklyn Dodgers22139.5912.510187143-410-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field1327161.538
448Philadelphia Phillies241311.5423.5115105105-48-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1306466.492
5510St. Louis Cardinals221111.5004.511811449-42-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park1327656.576
6612New York Giants21912.4296.088111-232-37-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds1336073.451
7715Pittsburgh Pirates20515.2509.56495-311-54-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1345777.425
8816Chicago Cubs19415.21110.073107-344-90-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1355877.430