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Thursday April 26,1962This 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 1962-04-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Baltimore Orioles2BoxCamilo PascualHal Brown(none)
Washington Senators II7Boston Red Sox8BoxDick RadatzFred GreenArnold Earley
Kansas City Athletics7Detroit Tigers11BoxHank AguirreBob Grim(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers12Chicago Cubs5BoxRon PerranoskiDick Ellsworth(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Colt 45s2BoxBob GibsonKen Johnson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Milwaukee Braves10BoxBob HendleyJack HamiltonHank Fischer

Standings as of 1962-04-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Athletics752.714--4530155-21-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1556788.432
225Cleveland Indians1174.636--453695-32-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1517378.483
337Boston Red Sox1275.5830.5484621-36-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1486979.466
448New York Yankees954.5561.0373702-13-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1539162.595
559Baltimore Orioles1376.5381.0474163-14-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1497079.470
6612Minnesota Twins1156.4552.04460-165-20-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1518665.570
7711Chicago White Sox1156.4552.0484534-11-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1518071.530
8817Detroit Tigers413.2502.51723-61-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1578473.535
9918Washington Senators II927.2224.02944-151-41-3L7T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium1525894.382
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates13112.846--7251217-04-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1488266.554
222St. Louis Cardinals972.7782.07644325-02-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1537776.503
334San Francisco Giants15105.6672.010468364-36-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1509357.620
446Los Angeles Dodgers16106.6252.59496-26-44-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1499257.617
5510Cincinnati Reds1578.4675.07780-32-45-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1479156.619
6614Houston Colt 45s523.4005.02613132-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1556293.400
7713Milwaukee Braves1569.4006.05963-41-65-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1478067.544
8815Chicago Cubs1248.3336.55792-352-22-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1505595.367
9916Philadelphia Phillies1037.3006.53753-161-42-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1517873.517
101019New York Mets12111.0839.54284-421-50-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds14839109.264


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Paul CasanovaC20.126Released by Cubs. 
Harry ChitiC29.161Purchased by Mets from Indians. 
Mike CuellarP24.353Released by Reds. 
Sammy TaylorC29.058Traded by Cubs to Mets for ??.