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Wednesday May 16,1962This 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 1962-05-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees9Boston Red Sox8BoxRollie SheldonMike FornielesMarshall Bridges
Washington Senators II3Chicago White Sox1BoxDave StenhouseEarly Wynn(none)
Kansas City Athletics9Cleveland Indians10BoxRon TaylorDiego Segui(none)
Minnesota Twins8Detroit Tigers4BoxCamilo PascualJim Bunning(none)
Houston Colt 45s2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxJoe MoellerTurk FarrellEd Roebuck
Chicago Cubs5New York Mets6BoxJay HookDon Elston(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJim BrosnanFrank Sullivan(none)
Milwaukee Braves0Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxAl McBeanBob HendleyDiomedes Olivo
St. Louis Cardinals2San Francisco Giants7BoxJuan MarichalLindy McDaniel(none)

Standings as of 1962-05-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees261610.615--1341211310-66-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1368056.588
224Cleveland Indians251510.6000.5131111207-48-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1376572.474
337Minnesota Twins271512.5561.513713437-48-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1357659.563
448Chicago White Sox301614.5332.013213209-67-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1326963.523
5510Kansas City Athletics1477.5003.0777437-71-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1486583.439
6611Baltimore Orioles261313.5003.097109-124-69-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1366472.471
7712Boston Red Sox251213.4803.5118106122-910-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1356471.474
8817Detroit Tigers1037.3005.04854-63-70-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1518269.543
9919Washington Senators II26719.2699.0102128-264-93-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium1355382.393
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants31247.774--204119858-516-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1347955.590
222Los Angeles Dodgers301911.6334.5160144169-610-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1358352.615
335Cincinnati Reds311813.5816.0153161-86-712-6W6T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1318051.611
446St. Louis Cardinals281612.5716.5173122516-510-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1346866.507
559Pittsburgh Pirates291514.5178.0115124-99-116-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1327854.591
6613Milwaukee Braves281216.42910.5117129-123-119-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1347460.552
7714Philadelphia Phillies271116.40711.0141152-115-106-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1347064.522
8815New York Mets27918.33313.0117163-463-76-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds13331102.233
9916Chicago Cubs29920.31014.0131204-733-106-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1335083.376
101018Houston Colt 45s14410.28611.5635674-101-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1466086.411


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
George BrunetP26.343Traded by Braves to Astros for Ben Johnson. 
Ben JohnsonP31.000Traded by Astros to Braves for George Brunet.