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Friday August 3,1962This date in baseball
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Games on 1962-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II2Boston Red Sox1BoxDon RudolphEarl WilsonJim Hannan
New York Yankees10Chicago White Sox2BoxRalph TerryJuan Pizarro(none)
Kansas City Athletics0Cleveland Indians1BoxDick DonovanBill Fischer(none)
Minnesota Twins7Detroit Tigers4BoxJack KralickJim Bunning(none)
Chicago Cubs3Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxDon DrysdaleCal Koonce(none)
Cincinnati Reds8New York Mets6BoxJoey JayJay HookBill Henry
Pittsburgh Pirates5San Francisco Giants2BoxAl McBeanJuan MarichalRoy Face
Houston Colt 45s8St. Louis Cardinals3BoxKen JohnsonBob GibsonDon McMahon

Standings as of 1962-08-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees935835.624--4503866426-1532-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I693831.551
226Minnesota Twins975443.5576.04814196226-2028-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium653728.569
338Baltimore Orioles965046.5219.5403394922-2128-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium662739.409
4410Cleveland Indians934746.50511.0416412419-2228-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium693336.478
5511Chicago White Sox974948.50511.04204011923-2126-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park653629.554
6613Boston Red Sox924052.43517.5393472-7916-2224-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park683632.529
7714Washington Senators II933855.40920.0354399-4519-2019-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium682246.324
8815Kansas City Athletics481929.39616.5215261-4619-291-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1145361.465
9918Detroit Tigers461630.34818.5163193-3016-300-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1156946.600
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1016734.663--54841513331-1736-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium643529.547
223San Francisco Giants1036340.6125.056145011124-2439-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park624022.645
334Cincinnati Reds1016041.5947.05124714120-2640-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field613823.623
445Pittsburgh Pirates945341.56410.54283992922-2131-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field674027.597
557St. Louis Cardinals1035746.55311.05244378725-2532-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park592732.458
669Milwaukee Braves924745.51115.54183734520-2627-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium703931.557
7712Philadelphia Phillies1034558.43723.0472535-6315-3330-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium583622.621
8816Chicago Cubs1003862.38028.5412555-14317-2821-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field622141.339
9917Houston Colt 45s511932.37323.0226248-2219-321-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1094564.413
101019New York Mets1002575.25041.5408626-21813-3712-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds601545.250


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill KunkelP26.028Traded by Athletics with Leo Posada and Dale Willis to Braves for Orlando Pena. 
Orlando PenaP28.259Traded by Braves to Athletics for Leo Posada, Dale Willis and Bill Kunkel. 
Leo PosadaOF26.110Traded by Athletics with Dale Willis and Bill Kunkel to Braves for Orlando Pena. 
Dale WillisP24.066Traded by Athletics with Leo Posada and Bill Kunkel to Braves for Orlando Pena.