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Wednesday August 7,1957This 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 1957-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5Baltimore Orioles2BoxFrank SullivanConnie Johnson(none)
Kansas City Athletics0Chicago White Sox7BoxJim WilsonMickey McDermott(none)
Cleveland Indians1Detroit Tigers4BoxBilly HoeftJohnny Gray(none)
Washington Senators I3New York Yankees2BoxBud ByerlyTom SturdivantTex Clevenger
New York Giants8Brooklyn Dodgers5BoxMarv GrissomDon Newcombe(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Milwaukee Braves12BoxGene ConleyBrooks Lawrence(none)
Chicago Cubs5St. Louis Cardinals1BoxDick DrottHerm WehmeierDick Littlefield

Standings as of 1957-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1067036.660--51137513636-1634-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I482820.583
222Chicago White Sox1056342.6006.54623729030-2133-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park492722.551
338Boston Red Sox985147.52015.04834245923-2528-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park563125.554
449Baltimore Orioles1075354.49517.54234061723-3028-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium452322.511
5510Cleveland Indians1065254.49118.0456491-3524-3128-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium472423.511
6611Detroit Tigers1045153.49018.0392417-2519-3232-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium502723.540
7713Washington Senators I1074067.37430.5425581-15618-3522-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium471532.319
8815Kansas City Athletics993663.36430.5367453-8613-4023-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium542331.426
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Milwaukee Braves1076443.598--5054357031-2133-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium473116.660
224St. Louis Cardinals1066343.5940.55154486731-1832-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park482424.500
335Brooklyn Dodgers1066046.5663.54733819229-2431-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field482424.500
446Cincinnati Reds1065848.5475.55295052428-2630-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field482226.458
557Philadelphia Phillies1095851.5327.0458452629-2728-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium451926.422
6612New York Giants953956.41119.0385457-7223-3016-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds593029.508
7714Chicago Cubs903357.36722.5341412-7115-2917-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field642935.453
8816Pittsburgh Pirates933162.33326.0330446-11611-3420-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field613130.508


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim HughesP34.139Purchased by White Sox from Cubs.