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Tuesday May 15,1962This 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 1962-05-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Boston Red Sox14BoxBill MonbouquetteRalph TerryDick Radatz
Washington Senators II3Chicago White Sox4BoxRay HerbertTom CheneyFrank Baumann
Kansas City Athletics6Cleveland Indians5BoxDave WickershamGary BellDiego Segui
Minnesota Twins4Detroit Tigers2BoxJack KralickFrank LaryLee Stange
Houston Colt 45s7Los Angeles Dodgers10BoxRon PerranoskiBobby Tiefenauer(none)
Chicago Cubs5New York Mets6BoxRoger CraigTony Balsamo(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJoey JayArt MahaffeyTed Wills
Milwaukee Braves4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxHarvey HaddixJack Curtis(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Francisco Giants6BoxBilly PierceCurt SimmonsStu Miller

Standings as of 1962-05-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees251510.600--125113129-66-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1378156.591
225Cleveland Indians241410.5830.5121102197-47-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1386672.478
337Minnesota Twins271512.5561.013713437-48-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1357659.563
448Chicago White Sox291613.5521.013112929-67-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1336964.519
559Kansas City Athletics1376.5382.0686447-61-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1496584.436
6610Baltimore Orioles251312.5202.096106-104-69-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1376473.467
7712Boston Red Sox241212.5002.511097132-910-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1366472.471
8818Detroit Tigers1037.3004.54854-63-70-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1518269.543
9919Washington Senators II25619.2409.099127-283-93-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium1365482.397
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants30237.767--197117808-515-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1358055.593
222Los Angeles Dodgers291811.6214.5155142139-69-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1368452.618
334St. Louis Cardinals271611.5935.5171115566-410-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1356867.504
446Cincinnati Reds301713.5676.0147156-95-712-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1328151.614
5511Pittsburgh Pirates291514.5177.5115124-99-116-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1327854.591
6613Milwaukee Braves281216.42910.0117129-123-119-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1347460.552
7714Philadelphia Phillies261115.42310.0136146-105-106-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1357065.519
8815Chicago Cubs28919.32113.0126198-723-96-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1345084.373
101017Houston Colt 45s1349.30810.56151104-91-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1476087.408
9916New York Mets26818.30813.0111158-473-75-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds13432102.239


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Billy Goodman2B-1B36.054Released by White Sox. 
Billy Goodman2B-1B36.054Signed as Free Agent by Astros. 
Joe NuxhallP33.289Released by Angels.