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Thursday May 3,1962This 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 1962-05-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees0Chicago White Sox1BoxJohn BuzhardtWhitey Ford(none)
Detroit Tigers4Kansas City Athletics6BoxDiego SeguiDoug Gallagher(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Minnesota Twins8BoxJack KralickMilt PappasRay Moore
Boston Red Sox7Washington Senators II4BoxBill MonbouquetteJim HannanDick Radatz
Milwaukee Braves8Philadelphia Phillies9BoxJack BaldschunHank Fischer(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4San Francisco Giants8BoxJack SanfordHarvey Haddix(none)
Houston Colt 45s0St. Louis Cardinals4BoxCurt SimmonsDave Giusti(none)

Standings as of 1962-05-03

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
224New York Yankees16115.6881.58161208-23-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1468561.582
337Cleveland Indians1697.5630.5736855-34-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1467175.486
448Chicago White Sox18108.5560.5746774-16-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1447569.521
559Baltimore Orioles1688.5001.56062-24-34-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1466977.473
6610Minnesota Twins1899.5001.58995-67-42-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1448262.569
7712Boston Red Sox18810.4442.56873-52-86-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1426874.479
8816Detroit Tigers413.2502.51723-61-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1578473.535
9918Washington Senators II15312.2006.05486-321-42-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium1465789.390
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals16133.813--12863655-08-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1467175.486
222San Francisco Giants23185.7831.515283694-314-2W9T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1428557.599
335Pittsburgh Pirates21138.6192.59180119-64-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1408060.571
446Los Angeles Dodgers23149.6092.5114115-16-48-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1428854.620
5511Cincinnati Reds20911.4506.099120-214-75-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1428953.627
6613Philadelphia Phillies1679.4386.07992-133-64-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1457471.510
7714Milwaukee Braves17611.3537.57178-71-85-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1458065.552
8815Chicago Cubs19514.2639.572131-593-82-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1435489.378
9917Houston Colt 45s826.2507.0312742-61-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1526290.408
101019New York Mets17314.17610.571119-481-52-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds14337106.259


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob BotzP27.005Purchased by Angels from Braves. 
Steve HamiltonP26.155Traded by Indians with Don Rudolph to Senators for Willie Tasby. 
Don RudolphP30.261Traded by Indians with Steve Hamilton to Senators for Willie Tasby. 
Willie TasbyOF29.115Traded by Senators to Indians for Don Rudolph and Steve Hamilton.