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Tuesday May 8,1962This date in baseball
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Games on 1962-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians6Minnesota Twins3BoxDick DonovanJim KaatBarry Latman
New York Mets3Chicago Cubs1BoxJay HookBob Anderson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Cincinnati Reds4BoxChris ShortJim O'TooleJack Baldschun
Los Angeles Dodgers9Houston Colt 45s6BoxRon PerranoskiBobby TiefenauerEd Roebuck
San Francisco Giants4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJuan MarichalLarry Jackson(none)

Standings as of 1962-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Athletics752.714--4530155-21-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1556788.432
223New York Yankees19136.6842.09871278-25-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1438360.580
337Cleveland Indians17107.588--797186-34-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1457075.483
448Minnesota Twins221210.5450.511311217-45-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1407961.564
5510Boston Red Sox221111.5001.5958962-89-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1386573.471
669Chicago White Sox221111.5001.59094-45-46-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1407466.529
7713Baltimore Orioles19811.4213.07184-134-64-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1436974.483
8817Detroit Tigers826.2503.53845-72-60-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1538370.542
9919Washington Senators II18414.2226.564103-392-62-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium1435687.392
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants27216.778--182107757-414-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1388256.594
224St. Louis Cardinals21147.6674.014783646-38-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1417071.496
335Pittsburgh Pirates23149.6095.0979439-65-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1387959.572
446Los Angeles Dodgers251510.6005.012812177-58-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1408753.621
5511Philadelphia Phillies201010.5007.598109-114-66-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1417170.504
6612Cincinnati Reds251213.4808.0119142-234-78-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1378651.628
7714Milwaukee Braves21813.38110.085101-161-87-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1417863.553
8815Houston Colt 45s1248.3339.55441134-81-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1486088.405
9916Chicago Cubs23617.26113.094160-663-83-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1395386.381
101018New York Mets21516.23813.087133-463-72-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds13935104.252


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Billy ConsoloSS-2B27.263Purchased by Angels from Phillies. 
Ted WillsP28.088Purchased by Reds from Red Sox.