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Friday May 18,1962This 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 1962-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles7Chicago White Sox4BoxHoyt WilhelmFrank Baumann(none)
Detroit Tigers2Cleveland Indians9BoxDick DonovanPaul Foytack(none)
Minnesota Twins4New York Yankees3BoxDon LeeWhitey FordDick Stigman
Kansas City Athletics2Washington Senators II3BoxPete BurnsideDan Pfister(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxLarry JacksonJohnny Podres(none)
New York Mets2Milwaukee Braves5BoxWarren SpahnRoger Craig(none)
Chicago Cubs11Philadelphia Phillies8BoxDick EllsworthJack Baldschun(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxBob PurkeyHarvey Haddix(none)
Houston Colt 45s3San Francisco Giants2BoxKen JohnsonJack Sanford(none)

Standings as of 1962-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cleveland Indians261610.615--140113277-49-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1366472.471
224New York Yankees281711.607--1391261311-66-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1347955.590
337Minnesota Twins281612.5711.014113748-48-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1347559.560
448Baltimore Orioles281513.5362.0110117-75-610-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1346272.463
559Chicago White Sox311615.5162.5136139-39-67-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1316962.527
6611Kansas City Athletics1578.4673.5797727-81-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1476582.442
7713Boston Red Sox271215.4444.512311672-910-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1336469.481
8818Washington Senators II27819.2968.5105130-254-94-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium1345282.388
9919Detroit Tigers1138.2735.55063-133-80-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1508268.547
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants33249.727--206123838-516-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1327953.598
222Los Angeles Dodgers322012.6253.5168156129-611-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1338251.617
335St. Louis Cardinals301812.6004.5182125578-510-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1326666.500
446Cincinnati Reds331914.5765.0163171-87-812-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1297950.612
5510Pittsburgh Pirates301515.5007.5116128-129-116-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1317853.595
6612Milwaukee Braves291316.4489.0122131-93-1110-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1337360.549
7714Philadelphia Phillies291217.41410.0158169-115-107-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1326963.523
8815Chicago Cubs301020.33312.5142212-704-106-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1324983.371
9916New York Mets28919.32112.5119168-493-86-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds13231101.235
101017Houston Colt 45s16511.31310.5706375-111-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1445985.410