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Wednesday May 2,1962This date in baseball
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Games on 1962-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Chicago White Sox3BoxJim CoatesJoe Horlen(none)
Detroit Tigers8Kansas City Athletics12BoxJohn WyattDon MossiDiego Segui
Baltimore Orioles6Minnesota Twins5BoxHal BrownJim KaatDick Hall
Chicago Cubs3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxBob BuhlSandy KoufaxDon Elston
Pittsburgh Pirates2San Francisco Giants3BoxJuan MarichalEarl Francis(none)
Houston Colt 45s1St. Louis Cardinals4BoxBob GibsonKen Johnson(none)

Standings as of 1962-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees15114.733--8160218-13-3W7T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1478562.578
224Kansas City Athletics752.7142.04530155-21-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1556788.432
337Cleveland Indians1697.5632.5736855-34-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1467175.486
448Baltimore Orioles1587.5333.0565424-24-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1476978.469
559Chicago White Sox1798.5293.0736764-15-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1457669.524
6610Minnesota Twins1789.4714.08191-107-41-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1458362.572
7712Boston Red Sox17710.4125.06169-81-86-2L5T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1436974.483
8817Detroit Tigers413.2504.51723-61-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1578473.535
9918Washington Senators II14311.2147.55079-291-42-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium1475790.388
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals15123.800--12463615-07-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1477275.490
222San Francisco Giants22175.7731.514479654-313-2W8T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1438657.601
335Pittsburgh Pirates20137.6501.58772159-54-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1418061.567
446Los Angeles Dodgers23149.6092.0114115-16-48-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1428854.620
5511Cincinnati Reds20911.4505.599120-214-75-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1428953.627
6613Philadelphia Phillies1569.4006.07084-143-63-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1467571.514
7714Milwaukee Braves16610.3756.56369-61-75-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1468066.548
8815Houston Colt 45s725.2866.0312382-51-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1536291.405
9916Chicago Cubs19514.2639.072131-593-82-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1435489.378
101019New York Mets17314.17610.071119-481-52-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds14337106.259