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Saturday May 5,1962This date in baseball
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Games on 1962-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox3Boston Red Sox8BoxGalen CiscoEarly WynnDick Radatz
Cleveland Indians6Kansas City Athletics18BoxJerry WalkerRon TaylorDanny McDevitt
Cleveland Indians5Kansas City Athletics2BoxJim PerryArt DitmarBarry Latman
Detroit Tigers2Minnesota Twins7BoxLee StangeJim Bunning(none)
Washington Senators II6New York Yankees7BoxBob TurleyMarty KutynaJim Coates
San Francisco Giants8Chicago Cubs12BoxBarney SchultzJim DuffaloDon Elston
St. Louis Cardinals7Cincinnati Reds8BoxBill HenryLindy McDaniel(none)
Houston Colt 45s5Milwaukee Braves6BoxJack CurtisHal Woodeshick(none)
New York Mets1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxCal McLishAl JacksonJack Baldschun
Los Angeles Dodgers10Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxDon DrysdaleTom Sturdivant(none)

Standings as of 1962-05-05

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 Yankees17125.7062.08867218-24-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1458461.579
337Cleveland Indians1697.5630.5736855-34-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1467175.486
448Minnesota Twins20119.5500.51009917-44-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1428062.563
5511Boston Red Sox201010.5001.5898272-88-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1406674.471
6610Chicago White Sox201010.5001.58388-54-36-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1427567.528
7713Baltimore Orioles18810.4442.56469-54-54-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1446975.479
8817Washington Senators II16313.1886.56093-331-52-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium1455788.393
9918Detroit Tigers615.1673.52134-131-50-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1558471.542
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants25196.760--171101705-414-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1408456.600
222St. Louis Cardinals18135.7222.513774635-28-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1447173.493
335Pittsburgh Pirates23149.6094.0979439-65-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1387959.572
446Los Angeles Dodgers251510.6004.012812177-58-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1408753.621
6612Philadelphia Phillies1899.5006.58798-113-66-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1437271.503
559Cincinnati Reds221111.5006.5110129-194-77-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1408753.621
7714Milwaukee Braves19712.3689.08190-91-86-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1437964.552
8815Houston Colt 45s1037.3008.5433763-71-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1506189.407
9916Chicago Cubs21615.28611.090150-603-83-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1415388.376
101019New York Mets19316.15813.077127-501-72-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds14137104.262