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Friday May 4,1962This 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 1962-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox6Boston Red Sox13BoxMike FornielesGary PetersChet Nichols
Cleveland Indians6Kansas City Athletics5BoxSam McDowellDan PfisterBarry Latman
Detroit Tigers2Minnesota Twins4BoxJoe BonikowskiRon Kline(none)
San Francisco Giants11Chicago Cubs6BoxBilly PierceDick EllsworthDon Larsen
St. Louis Cardinals2Cincinnati Reds3BoxJim O'TooleLarry Jackson(none)
Houston Colt 45s7Milwaukee Braves4BoxBob BruceBob HendleyTurk Farrell
New York Mets5Philadelphia Phillies6BoxDallas GreenKen MacKenzie(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxRoy FaceJoe Moeller(none)

Standings as of 1962-05-04

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
558Chicago White Sox19109.5261.0808004-26-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1437568.524
449Minnesota Twins19109.5261.09397-47-43-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1438162.566
6611Boston Red Sox19910.4742.0817922-87-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1416774.475
7713Baltimore Orioles1789.4712.06467-34-44-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1456976.476
9918Washington Senators II15312.2006.05486-321-42-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium1465789.390
8817Detroit Tigers514.2003.01927-81-40-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1568472.538
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants24195.792--16389745-314-2W10T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1418457.596
222St. Louis Cardinals17134.7652.513066645-18-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1457174.490
335Pittsburgh Pirates22148.6364.09684129-65-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1397960.568
446Los Angeles Dodgers241410.5835.0118120-26-58-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1418853.624
5510Cincinnati Reds211011.4767.5102122-204-76-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1418853.624
6612Philadelphia Phillies1789.4717.58597-123-65-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1447371.507
7714Houston Colt 45s936.3338.5383173-61-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1516190.404
8815Milwaukee Braves18612.33310.07585-101-85-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1448064.556
9916Chicago Cubs20515.25012.078142-643-82-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1425488.380
101019New York Mets18315.16713.076125-491-62-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds14237105.261