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Games on 1957-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics0Baltimore Orioles5BoxBilly LoesArnie Portocarrero(none)
Chicago White Sox11Boston Red Sox6BoxDick DonovanBob Porterfield(none)
Cleveland Indians2New York Yankees5BoxWhitey FordJohnny Gray(none)
Cleveland Indians5New York Yankees6BoxBob TurleyBob Lemon(none)
Detroit Tigers4Washington Senators I8BoxPedro RamosFrank LaryTex Clevenger
Pittsburgh Pirates0Chicago Cubs6BoxMoe DrabowskyBob Friend(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Chicago Cubs3BoxDave HillmanLuis Arroyo(none)
New York Giants7Cincinnati Reds6BoxMarv GrissomTom Acker(none)
New York Giants2Cincinnati Reds3BoxVicente AmorStu Miller(none)
Brooklyn Dodgers7Milwaukee Braves9BoxBob BuhlSal MaglieWarren Spahn
Philadelphia Phillies5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxHarvey HaddixLarry Jackson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1St. Louis Cardinals4BoxLindy McDanielWarren Hacker(none)

Standings as of 1957-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1036934.670--50336513836-1633-18W8T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I512922.569
223Chicago White Sox1036241.6027.04533698430-2132-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park512823.549
338Boston Red Sox965046.52115.54774205722-2428-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park583226.552
449Baltimore Orioles1055253.49518.04194001923-3027-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium472423.511
5510Detroit Tigers1025052.49018.5387411-2419-3231-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium522824.538
6611Cleveland Indians1035053.48519.0443484-4122-3028-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium502624.520
7713Washington Senators I1053966.37131.0422575-15317-3422-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium491633.327
8814Kansas City Athletics973562.36131.0364444-8012-3923-23L7T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium562432.429
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1046341.606--5124357731-1832-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park502426.480
224Milwaukee Braves1056243.5901.54884295931-2131-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium493316.673
335Brooklyn Dodgers1035944.5733.54633669729-2430-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field512526.490
446Cincinnati Reds1045846.5585.05234883528-2430-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field502228.440
557Philadelphia Phillies1085850.5377.0455447829-2628-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium461927.413
6612New York Giants923755.40220.0370447-7721-2916-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds623230.516
7715Chicago Cubs883157.35224.0328409-8113-2917-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field663135.470
8816Pittsburgh Pirates923062.32627.0325443-11811-3419-28L8T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field623230.516