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Thursday May 31,1962This date in baseball
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Games on 1962-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians4Baltimore Orioles3BoxMudcat GrantRobin RobertsGary Bell
Chicago White Sox5Detroit Tigers13BoxPaul FoytackDom ZanniRon Kline
Washington Senators II0Kansas City Athletics1BoxJerry WalkerSteve Hamilton(none)
Houston Colt 45s10Chicago Cubs6BoxDon McMahonDon Elston(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Milwaukee Braves4BoxBob PurkeyCarl Willey(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6New York Mets3BoxEd RoebuckAl JacksonRon Perranoski
San Francisco Giants1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxArt MahaffeyBilly O'Dell(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBob FriendCurt SimmonsDiomedes Olivo

Standings as of 1962-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Yankees402416.600--1951653012-712-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1227250.590
226Cleveland Indians392316.5900.51961752112-611-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1235766.463
338Minnesota Twins432320.5352.5198207-914-99-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1196851.571
449Kansas City Athletics221111.5004.0119116311-111-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1406179.436
5510Baltimore Orioles402020.5004.0171185-149-1011-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1225765.467
6611Detroit Tigers201010.5004.09896210-100-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1417566.532
7712Chicago White Sox412021.4884.5183189-610-610-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1216556.537
8813Boston Red Sox411724.4157.5185187-24-1113-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1195960.496
9918Washington Senators II391227.30811.5158189-315-107-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium1224874.393
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants473314.702--2841889610-823-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1187048.593
222Los Angeles Dodgers453114.6891.02472014612-619-8W11T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1207149.592
333Cincinnati Reds422616.6194.5214205910-1016-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1207248.600
445Pittsburgh Pirates392316.5906.0162154811-1112-5W6T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1227052.574
557St. Louis Cardinals432320.5358.02361795710-913-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1196158.513
6614Milwaukee Braves421725.40513.5178193-155-1312-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1206951.575
7715Houston Colt 45s22814.36412.510610608-141-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1385682.406
8816Philadelphia Phillies431528.34916.0208248-406-179-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1186652.559
9917Chicago Cubs431528.34916.0198283-858-167-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1194475.370
101019New York Mets401228.30017.5178254-766-146-14L9T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds1202892.233


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob GrimP32.084Released by Athletics.