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Top1962 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALWashington Senators II5Boston Red Sox3Boxscore - PBP95,3282:45Pete BurnsideGene ConleyEd Hobaugh (1-0)Arnold Earley (4-4)-Mickey VernonPinky HigginsFenway Park
ALNew York Yankees1Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP936,4682:31Bill StaffordFrank BaumannFrank Baumann (4-3)Bill Stafford (9-7)-Ralph HoukAl LopezComiskey Park
ALKansas City Athletics8Cleveland Indians3Boxscore - PBP93,6432:34Diego SeguiJim PerryDiego Segui (8-4)Jim Perry (8-9)John Wyatt (4)Hank BauerMel McGahaCleveland Stadium
ALMinnesota Twins4Detroit Tigers3Boxscore - PBP913,2523:09Jackie CollumDon MossiLee Stange (3-3)Don Mossi (8-11)-Sam MeleBob ScheffingTiger Stadium
NLChicago Cubs3Los Angeles Dodgers5Boxscore - PBP921,5862:41Glen HobbieStan WilliamsStan Williams (10-7)Glen Hobbie (3-11)Ron Perranoski (10)Charlie MetroWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies2Milwaukee Braves6Boxscore - PBP902:07Dallas GreenBob HendleyBob Hendley (7-7)Dallas Green (4-4)-Gene MauchBirdie TebbettsCounty Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3Milwaukee Braves7Boxscore - PBP99,4743:08Cal McLishDenny LemasterClaude Raymond (4-2)Jack Baldschun (6-7)-Gene MauchBirdie TebbettsCounty Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds1New York Mets9Boxscore - PBP902:46Johnny KlippsteinRoger CraigRoger Craig (6-17)Johnny Klippstein (3-2)-Fred HutchinsonCasey StengelPolo Grounds
NLCincinnati Reds2New York Mets3Boxscore - PBP1412,5624:20Joe NuxhallRobert Lane MillerRobert Gerald Miller (1-1)Moe Drabowsky (2-6)-Fred HutchinsonCasey StengelPolo Grounds
NLPittsburgh Pirates5San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP929,3702:40Harvey HaddixJack SanfordJack Sanford (14-6)Diomedes Olivo (3-1)Bobby Bolin (2)Danny MurtaughAlvin Dark3Com Park at Cand
NLPittsburgh Pirates5San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP929,3702:40Harvey HaddixJack SanfordJack Sanford (14-6)Diomedes Olivo (3-1)Bobby Bolin (2)Danny MurtaughAlvin DarkCandlestick Park
NLHouston Colt 45s0St. Louis Cardinals2Boxscore - PBP99,3902:06Bob BruceRay WashburnRay Washburn (10-5)Bob Bruce (6-6)-Harry CraftJohnny KeaneSportsman's Park
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 1962-08-04.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees945836.617--4513886326-1632-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I683830.559
227Minnesota Twins975443.5575.54814196226-2028-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium653728.569
338Baltimore Orioles975146.5268.54063951122-2129-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium652639.400
4410Chicago White Sox985048.51010.04224022023-2127-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park643529.547
5511Cleveland Indians944747.50011.0419420-119-2228-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium683335.485
6612Boston Red Sox934053.43017.5396477-8116-2224-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park673631.537
7714Washington Senators II943955.41519.0359402-4320-2019-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium672146.313
8815Kansas City Athletics492029.40815.5223264-4120-291-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1135261.460
9918Detroit Tigers461630.34818.0163193-3016-300-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1156946.600
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1026834.667--55341813531-1737-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium633429.540
223San Francisco Giants1046440.6155.056745511224-2440-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park613922.639
334Cincinnati Reds1036043.5838.55154833220-2840-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field593821.644
445Pittsburgh Pirates955342.55811.54334052822-2231-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field664026.606
556St. Louis Cardinals1045846.55811.05264378925-2533-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park582632.448
669Milwaukee Braves944945.52115.04313785320-2629-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium683731.544
7713Philadelphia Phillies1054560.42924.5477548-7115-3530-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium563620.643
8816Chicago Cubs1013863.37629.5415560-14517-2921-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field612140.344
9917Houston Colt 45s521933.36524.0226250-2419-331-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1084563.417
101019New York Mets1022775.26541.0420629-20913-3714-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds581345.224


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Vinegar Bend MizellP31.356Released by Mets.