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Monday May 21,1962This 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 1962-05-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics10Boston Red Sox5BoxJerry WalkerGene Conley(none)
Detroit Tigers7Chicago White Sox3BoxPaul FoytackEarly WynnRon Nischwitz
Baltimore Orioles7Cleveland Indians10BoxGary BellBilly Hoeft(none)
Minnesota Twins5Washington Senators II3BoxCamilo PascualDave Stenhouse(none)
New York Mets2Houston Colt 45s3BoxJim GoldenVinegar Bend Mizell(none)
San Francisco Giants1Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxSandy KoufaxBilly O'Dell(none)
Chicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxTom SturdivantDick Ellsworth(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1St. Louis Cardinals4BoxRay WashburnDennis BennettBobby Shantz

Standings as of 1962-05-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees311912.613--1471341311-68-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1317754.588
225Cleveland Indians301812.6000.5166143237-411-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1326270.470
336Minnesota Twins321814.5631.5154148610-68-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1307357.562
449Kansas City Athletics19109.5263.0103931010-91-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1436281.434
5510Chicago White Sox351817.5143.0161163-29-69-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1276760.528
6611Baltimore Orioles321616.5003.5134149-156-910-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1306169.469
7713Detroit Tigers1569.4005.08082-26-90-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1467967.541
8816Boston Red Sox311219.3877.0136138-22-910-10L7T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1296465.496
9919Washington Senators II31922.29010.0119149-304-95-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium1305179.392
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants372611.703--229143868-618-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1287751.602
222St. Louis Cardinals332112.6363.01981306810-511-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1296366.488
334Los Angeles Dodgers352114.6004.0180169119-612-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1308149.623
447Cincinnati Reds341915.5595.5165179-147-912-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1287949.617
558Pittsburgh Pirates321715.5316.5132134-29-118-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1297653.589
6612Milwaukee Braves321319.40610.5139153-143-1110-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1307357.562
7714Philadelphia Phillies331320.39411.0172195-235-118-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1286860.531
8815New York Mets311219.38711.0141185-446-86-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds12928101.217
9917Chicago Cubs341222.35312.5168233-656-126-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1284781.367
101018Houston Colt 45s19613.31611.08285-36-131-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1415883.411


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gus BellOF33.187Traded by Mets with Cash to Braves for Rick Herrscher and Frank Thomas. 
Rick Herrscher1B-3B25.199Traded by Braves with Frank Thomas to Mets for Gus Bell and Cash. 
Robin RobertsP35.233Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Robin RobertsP35.233Released by Yankees.