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Wednesday May 15,1957This 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 1957-05-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians11Baltimore Orioles8BoxCal McLishMike Fornieles(none)
Detroit Tigers8Boston Red Sox11BoxGeorge SusceFrank Lary(none)
Kansas City Athletics0New York Yankees3BoxTom SturdivantNed Garver(none)
Chicago White Sox5Washington Senators I0BoxJim WilsonChuck Stobbs(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds7BoxBrooks LawrenceJack Sanford(none)
Brooklyn Dodgers3Milwaukee Braves2BoxClem LabineLew Burdette(none)
New York Giants5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxLarry JacksonAl Worthington(none)

Standings as of 1957-05-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox22157.682--9966336-19-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park1327557.568
224New York Yankees23158.6520.592751711-64-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I1318348.634
335Cleveland Indians23149.6091.5929204-310-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium1306268.477
448Boston Red Sox251312.5203.51079989-64-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park1296960.535
5510Kansas City Athletics251213.4804.511710983-79-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium1284781.367
6611Detroit Tigers261214.4625.011310583-69-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium1286662.516
7713Baltimore Orioles24915.3757.0102111-95-104-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium1286761.523
8815Washington Senators I28820.28610.0107172-654-144-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium1264779.373
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds25178.680--1501203014-33-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1296366.488
222Milwaukee Braves25178.680--125923311-66-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium1297851.605
336Brooklyn Dodgers241410.5832.510692144-510-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field1307060.538
447Philadelphia Phillies261412.5383.512712076-58-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium1286365.492
559St. Louis Cardinals241212.5004.512712439-43-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park1307555.577
6612New York Giants231013.4356.098120-223-47-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds1315972.450
7714Pittsburgh Pirates21615.2869.072101-292-54-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1335677.421
8816Chicago Cubs20416.20010.579115-364-90-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1345876.433


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dick BrodowskiP24.293Traded by Senators with Dick Tettelbach to Indians for Bob Usher. 
Dick TettelbachOF27.323Traded by Senators with Dick Brodowski to Indians for Bob Usher. 
Bob UsherOF32.075Traded by Indians to Senators for Dick Tettelbach and Dick Brodowski.