Source: "O Caminho da Bola - volume 2", book written by Rubens Ribeiro.
Due to the high number of participants, the tournament was played in three phases
First Phase (played in 26/05/1957, at Luiz Pereira Stadium, Ribeirão Preto) Guarani 1-0 Ferroviária Linense 0-0 Noroeste (1-0 on corners) Ponte Preta 0-0 XV de Piracicaba (3-2 on penalty shoots) Botafogo 2-0 XV de Jaú Guarani 2-1 Linense Botafogo 1-0 Ponte Preta Botafogo 1-0 Guarani Botafogo and Guarani qualified to Third Phase Second Phase (played in 04/06/1957, at Pacaembu Stadium, São Paulo) Juventus 0-0 Ypiranga (1-0 on penalty shoots) Portuguesa 0-0 Jabaquara (6-5 on penalty shoots) Palmeiras 0-0 Nacional (1-0 on penalty shoots) Corinthians 0-0 Portuguesa Sant. (2-0 on corners) São Paulo bye São Bento bye Santos bye Taubaté bye São Paulo 0-0 São Bento (1-0 on penalty shoots) Santos 0-0 Taubaté (1-0 on penalty shoots) Juventus 0-0 Portuguesa (1-0 on corners) Palmeiras 2-1 Corinthians São Paulo 0-0 Santos (2-1 on corners) Palmeiras 0-0 Juventus (1-0 on penalty shoots) São Paulo 0-0 Palmeiras (1-0 on penalty shoots) São Paulo and Palmeiras qualified to Third Phase Third Phase (played in 06/06/1957, at Pacaembu Stadium, São Paulo) Semifinals Botafogo 0-0 Palmeiras (1-0 on penalty shoots) São Paulo 0-1 Guarani FINAL Botafogo 2-1 Guarani BOTAFOGO FC
list of champions
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