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Wednesday May 23,1962This 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 1962-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins1Boston Red Sox6BoxEarl WilsonDon LeeDick Radatz
Cleveland Indians5Chicago White Sox4BoxDick DonovanDom ZanniBob Allen
Kansas City Athletics7New York Yankees13BoxTex ClevengerDiego SeguiRollie Sheldon
Cincinnati Reds0Houston Colt 45s2BoxKen JohnsonBob Purkey(none)
New York Mets1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDon DrysdaleRoger Craig(none)
Chicago Cubs2Milwaukee Braves4BoxWarren SpahnGlen Hobbie(none)
Philadelphia Phillies10San Francisco Giants7BoxArt MahaffeyMike McCormickJack Baldschun
Pittsburgh Pirates6St. Louis Cardinals3BoxHarvey HaddixLarry JacksonDiomedes Olivo

Standings as of 1962-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees332112.636--1621422011-610-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1297554.581
225Cleveland Indians321913.5941.5172151218-411-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1306169.469
337Minnesota Twins341915.5592.5161159211-78-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1287256.563
449Kansas City Athletics211110.5244.0115107811-101-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1416180.433
5510Baltimore Orioles331716.5154.0138150-127-910-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1296069.465
6611Chicago White Sox361818.5004.5165168-39-69-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1266759.532
7714Detroit Tigers1569.4006.08082-26-90-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1467967.541
8815Boston Red Sox331320.3948.0143144-12-911-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1276364.496
9919Washington Senators II331023.30311.0131157-264-96-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium1285078.391
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants392613.667--237158798-718-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1267749.611
223St. Louis Cardinals352213.6292.02071386910-512-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1276265.488
334Los Angeles Dodgers372314.6222.0188171179-614-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1287949.617
446Cincinnati Reds352015.5714.0168181-138-912-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1277849.614
558Pittsburgh Pirates341816.5295.5139140-110-118-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1277552.591
6612Milwaukee Braves341420.4129.5145158-133-1111-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1287256.563
7713Philadelphia Phillies351421.40010.0184208-246-128-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1266759.532
8816New York Mets321220.37510.5142188-466-96-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds12828100.219
9917Chicago Cubs361323.36111.5173238-657-136-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1264680.365
101018Houston Colt 45s19613.31610.08285-36-131-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1415883.411