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Games on 1957-08-06

Top1957 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBoston Red Sox1Baltimore Orioles2Boxscore - PBP919,8512:26Willard NixonRay MooreRay Moore (8-8)Willard Nixon (6-7)Ken Lehman (3)Pinky HigginsPaul RichardsMemorial Stadium
ALKansas City Athletics3Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP922,5722:30Alex KellnerBob KeeganAlex Kellner (5-4)Bob Keegan (7-5)Virgil Trucks (6)Harry CraftAl LopezComiskey Park
ALCleveland Indians5Detroit Tigers1Boxscore - PBP936,8022:23Don MossiJim BunningDon Mossi (8-7)Jim Bunning (13-4)-Kerby FarrellJack TigheTiger Stadium
ALWashington Senators I0New York Yankees4Boxscore - PBP915,4551:59Chuck StobbsBob TurleyBob Turley (8-3)Chuck Stobbs (5-15)-Cookie LavagettoCasey StengelYankee Stadium I
NLNew York Giants5Brooklyn Dodgers0Boxscore - PBP918,2020:00Curt BarclayJohnny PodresCurt Barclay (6-7)Johnny Podres (9-5)-Bill RigneyWalter AlstonEbbets Field
NLCincinnati Reds4Milwaukee Braves5Boxscore - PBP941,9802:04Hal JeffcoatWarren SpahnWarren Spahn (11-8)Hal Jeffcoat (8-8)-Birdie TebbettsFred HaneyCounty Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3Pittsburgh Pirates5Boxscore - PBP911,1362:11Jack SanfordRon KlineRon Kline (3-13)Jack Sanford (14-4)-Mayo SmithDanny MurtaughForbes Field
NLChicago Cubs8St. Louis Cardinals2Boxscore - PBP916,4982:55Bob RushSam JonesBob Rush (2-10)Sam Jones (9-5)-Bob ScheffingFred HutchinsonSportsman's Park
8 Games on this date

Standings as of 1957-08-06.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1057035.667--50937213736-1634-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I492821.571
223Chicago White Sox1046242.5967.54553728330-2132-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park502822.560
338Boston Red Sox975047.51516.04784225622-2528-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park573225.561
449Baltimore Orioles1065353.50017.54214012023-3028-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium462323.500
5510Cleveland Indians1055253.49518.0455487-3224-3028-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium482424.500
6611Detroit Tigers1035053.48519.0388416-2819-3231-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium512823.549
7713Washington Senators I1063967.36831.5422579-15717-3522-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium481632.333
8814Kansas City Athletics983662.36730.5367446-7913-3923-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium552332.418
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1056342.600--5144437131-1832-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park492425.490
224Milwaukee Braves1066343.5940.54934336031-2132-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium483216.667
335Brooklyn Dodgers1056045.5713.04683739529-2431-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field492425.490
446Cincinnati Reds1055847.5525.05274933428-2530-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field492227.449
557Philadelphia Phillies1095851.5327.0458452629-2728-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium451926.422
6612New York Giants943856.40419.5377452-7522-3016-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds603129.517
7715Chicago Cubs893257.36023.0336411-7514-2917-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field653035.462
8816Pittsburgh Pirates933162.33326.0330446-11611-3420-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field613130.508


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe BlackP33.180Signed as Free Agent by Senators.