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Tuesday August 27,1957This 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.

1957 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Month Day Year

Games on 1957-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees12Chicago White Sox6BoxBob GrimBill FischerBob Turley
Baltimore Orioles4Cleveland Indians5BoxEarly WynnRay Moore(none)
Boston Red Sox7Detroit Tigers5BoxIke DelockDuke Maas(none)
Washington Senators I1Kansas City Athletics3BoxJack UrbanCamilo Pascual(none)
Chicago Cubs9Brooklyn Dodgers4BoxDick DrottDon NewcombeTurk Lown
Milwaukee Braves4New York Giants3BoxLew BurdetteAl WorthingtonDon McMahon
Cincinnati Reds5Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJoe NuxhallDon Cardwell(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxBob FriendVon McDaniel(none)

Standings as of 1957-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1258045.640--60444715743-2337-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I291811.621
223Chicago White Sox1257550.6005.057945712233-2542-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Charlie ComiskeyComiskey Park291514.517
336Boston Red Sox1155857.50417.05445093526-3232-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe CroninFenway Park392415.615
448Detroit Tigers1256362.50417.0493506-1323-3640-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP John McHaleBriggs Stadium291514.517
5510Baltimore Orioles1256164.48819.0474476-229-3830-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP Paul RichardsMemorial Stadium271512.556
6611Cleveland Indians1266165.48419.5535592-5727-3334-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergCleveland Municipal Stadium271512.556
7714Kansas City Athletics1174671.39330.0436525-8917-4129-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkMunicipal Stadium361323.361
8815Washington Senators I1244777.37932.5507660-15322-4325-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium30822.267
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1957 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1257748.616--62149512642-2335-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn QuinnCounty Stadium291811.621
224St. Louis Cardinals1257055.5607.05815414038-2632-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneSportsman's Park291712.586
335Brooklyn Dodgers1267056.5567.55624867632-2838-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiEbbets Field281414.500
447Cincinnati Reds1256362.50414.0600640-4030-3733-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field291712.586
559Philadelphia Phillies1276463.50414.0502525-2331-2932-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyConnie Mack Stadium271314.481
6612New York Giants1145163.44720.5492512-2027-3124-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyPolo Grounds401822.450
7713Chicago Cubs1074463.41124.0418471-5320-3523-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field471829.383
8816Pittsburgh Pirates1114170.36929.0398504-10615-3626-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field432122.488


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Al AberP30.027Claimed on waivers by Athletics from Tigers.