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Friday August 2,1957This 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 1957-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics4Baltimore Orioles5BoxGeorge ZuverinkTom Gorman(none)
Kansas City Athletics2Baltimore Orioles10BoxConnie JohnsonNed GarverKen Lehman
Chicago White Sox4Boston Red Sox5BoxGeorge SusceBill Fischer(none)
Cleveland Indians2New York Yankees3BoxTom SturdivantDon MossiBob Grim
Detroit Tigers1Washington Senators I2BoxCamilo PascualPaul Foytack(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs6BoxDave HillmanVern Law(none)
New York Giants6Cincinnati Reds9BoxHersh FreemanAl Worthington(none)
Brooklyn Dodgers0Milwaukee Braves1BoxGene ConleyJohnny Podres(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxWillard SchmidtBob Miller(none)

Standings as of 1957-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1006634.660--48735513236-1630-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I543222.593
223Chicago White Sox1016140.6045.54353558029-2032-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park532924.547
338Boston Red Sox944945.52114.04634026122-2427-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park603327.550
4410Cleveland Indians1005050.50016.0433468-3522-2728-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium532627.491
559Detroit Tigers1005050.50016.0380399-1919-3031-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium542826.519
6611Baltimore Orioles1035053.48517.54073941323-3025-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium492623.531
7713Kansas City Athletics953560.36828.5358432-7412-3723-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium582434.414
8814Washington Senators I1033766.35930.5410568-15817-3420-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium511833.353
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1016140.604--5014287331-1830-22W7T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park532627.491
224Milwaukee Braves1036142.5921.04784156331-2130-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium513417.667
335Brooklyn Dodgers1015843.5743.04493569328-2330-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field532627.491
446Cincinnati Reds1015744.5644.05104743628-2429-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field532330.434
557Philadelphia Phillies1055748.5436.04484361228-2428-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium492029.408
6612New York Giants893554.39320.0356434-7819-2816-26L6T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds653431.523
7715Chicago Cubs862957.33724.5319407-8813-2915-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field683335.485
8816Pittsburgh Pirates903060.33325.5323434-11111-3219-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field643232.500