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Friday, August 23,1957

Friday, August 23,1957

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1957 reg season 1957-08-23 Boston Red Sox 1 Chicago White Sox 4 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Billy Pierce Frank Sullivan -- 24,178 2:20
1957 reg season 1957-08-23 New York Yankees 4 Cleveland Indians 5 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Dick Tomanek Bob Grim -- 26,196 3:05
1957 reg season 1957-08-23 Washington Senators I 4 Detroit Tigers 13 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Duke Maas Pedro Ramos -- 14,204 2:23
1957 reg season 1957-08-23 Baltimore Orioles 2 Kansas City Athletics 1 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Connie Johnson Wally Burnette -- 9,540 2:55
1957 reg season 1957-08-23 Milwaukee Braves 2 Brooklyn Dodgers 3 box | pbp Ebbets Field Don Drysdale Don McMahon -- 21,945 2:36
1957 reg season 1957-08-23 Chicago Cubs 2 New York Giants 3 box | pbp Polo Grounds V Stu Miller Bob Rush -- 4,148 4:14
1957 reg season 1957-08-23 St. Louis Cardinals 2 Philadelphia Phillies 3 box | pbp Shibe Park Harvey Haddix Vinegar Bend Mizell -- 20,284 2:13
1957 reg season 1957-08-23 Cincinnati Reds 6 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 box | pbp Forbes Field Joe Nuxhall Bob Purkey -- 13,223 2:16
8 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1957 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 121 78 43 .645 0.0 578 425 153 L1 41-21 37-22 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Braves)
1957 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 121 72 49 .595 6.0 557 442 115 W3 33-25 39-24 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1957 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 113 57 56 .504 17.0 536 497 39 L1 25-31 32-25 3 3 8 Yes dnq
1957 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 121 61 60 .504 17.0 473 489 -16 W2 23-36 38-24 4 4 9 Yes dnq
1957 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 121 60 61 .496 18.0 464 460 4 W1 28-35 30-28 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1957 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 122 58 64 .475 20.5 517 572 -55 W1 27-33 31-31 6 6 11 -- dnq
1957 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 116 46 70 .397 29.5 434 521 -87 L2 17-41 29-29 7 7 14 -- dnq
1957 AL -- Washington Senators I franchise | log 121 46 75 .380 32.0 495 648 -153 L3 21-41 25-34 8 8 15 -- dnq
1957 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 121 74 47 .612 0.0 594 478 116 L1 39-22 35-25 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1957 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 122 69 53 .566 5.5 570 531 39 L1 37-24 32-29 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1957 NL -- Brooklyn Dodgers franchise | log 123 69 54 .561 6.0 545 459 86 W1 32-28 37-26 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1957 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 121 62 59 .512 12.0 590 607 -17 W1 29-34 33-25 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1957 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 123 63 60 .512 12.0 491 505 -14 W1 31-29 31-32 5 5 7 Yes dnq
1957 NL -- New York Giants franchise | log 110 49 61 .445 19.5 460 500 -40 W2 27-31 22-30 6 6 12 -- dnq
1957 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 103 41 62 .398 24.0 397 460 -63 L1 17-34 23-29 7 7 13 -- dnq
1957 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 107 38 69 .355 29.0 387 494 -107 L1 15-36 23-33 8 8 16 -- dnq
16 record(s)