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Wednesday May 9,1962This date in baseball
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Games on 1962-05-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics3Baltimore Orioles6BoxMilt PappasEd Rakow(none)
Cleveland Indians1Minnesota Twins2BoxJack KralickGary BellRay Moore
Boston Red Sox1New York Yankees4BoxWhitey FordBill Monbouquette(none)
Chicago White Sox3Washington Senators II9BoxDon RudolphJohn Buzhardt(none)
Chicago White Sox7Washington Senators II6BoxRay HerbertSteve HamiltonEddie Fisher
Philadelphia Phillies4Cincinnati Reds7BoxBob PurkeyArt Mahaffey(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Houston Colt 45s2BoxJohnny PodresDean Stone(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Milwaukee Braves4BoxRon PicheBob FriendHank Fischer
San Francisco Giants3St. Louis Cardinals7BoxCurt SimmonsJack Sanford(none)

Standings as of 1962-05-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees20146.700--10272308-26-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1428260.577
224Kansas City Athletics853.6253.04836125-31-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1546787.435
337Minnesota Twins231310.5652.511511327-46-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1397861.561
448Cleveland Indians18108.5563.0807376-44-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1447074.486
559Chicago White Sox241212.5004.0100109-96-56-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1387365.529
6611Boston Red Sox231112.4784.5969332-99-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1376572.474
7713Baltimore Orioles20911.4505.07787-104-65-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1426874.479
8815Detroit Tigers936.3335.54448-43-60-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1528270.539
9918Washington Senators II20515.2509.079113-342-63-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium1415586.390
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants28217.750--185114717-514-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1378255.599
223St. Louis Cardinals22157.6823.015486686-39-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1406971.493
335Los Angeles Dodgers251510.6004.512812177-58-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1408753.621
446Pittsburgh Pirates241410.5835.0999819-75-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1377958.577
5510Cincinnati Reds261313.5007.0126146-204-79-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1368551.625
6612Philadelphia Phillies211011.4767.5102116-144-76-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1407169.507
7714Milwaukee Braves22913.4099.089103-141-88-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1407763.550
8816Houston Colt 45s1248.3339.05441134-81-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1486088.405
9917Chicago Cubs23617.26112.594160-663-83-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1395386.381
101019New York Mets21516.23812.587133-463-72-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds13935104.252


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Don McMahonP32.125Purchased by Astros from Braves. 
Cal NeemanC33.080Purchased by Pirates from Phillies. 
Marv Throneberry1B28.249Traded by Orioles to Mets for Hobie Landrith and Cash.