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Wednesday August 8,1962This 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 1962-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians0Boston Red Sox6BoxGene ConleyDick Donovan(none)
Minnesota Twins3Kansas City Athletics4BoxEd RakowBill Pleis(none)
Baltimore Orioles2New York Yankees3BoxMarshall BridgesMilt Pappas(none)
Baltimore Orioles4New York Yankees3BoxJack FisherJim BoutonBilly Hoeft
Detroit Tigers6Washington Senators II5BoxRon KlineDave StenhouseTerry Fox
Detroit Tigers10Washington Senators II3BoxPhil ReganPete Burnside(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Houston Colt 45s0BoxJoe NuxhallBob BruceJim Brosnan
Philadelphia Phillies1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxStan WilliamsJack Hamilton(none)
Chicago Cubs12Milwaukee Braves4BoxGlen HobbieBob Hendley(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxBob GibsonAl McBean(none)
New York Mets5San Francisco Giants2BoxRoger CraigBobby Bolin(none)

Standings as of 1962-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees996039.606--4774037426-1734-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I633627.571
226Minnesota Twins995544.5565.04874375027-2128-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium633627.571
339Baltimore Orioles1025349.5208.54234121123-2430-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium602436.400
4410Chicago White Sox1035350.5159.04404202023-2130-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park593227.542
5511Cleveland Indians994950.49511.0433441-819-2330-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium633132.492
6612Kansas City Athletics532429.45313.0242271-2924-291-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1094861.440
7713Boston Red Sox984256.42917.5410491-8116-2226-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park623428.548
8815Washington Senators II1004060.40020.5376434-5821-2119-39L5T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium612041.328
9918Detroit Tigers501832.36017.5186211-2518-320-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1116744.604
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1077235.673--57143213931-1741-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium583028.517
222San Francisco Giants1086741.6205.558446511924-2443-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park573621.632
334Cincinnati Reds1056144.58110.05234913221-2940-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field573720.649
445St. Louis Cardinals1086147.56511.55444489627-2534-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park542331.426
557Pittsburgh Pirates985345.54114.54344142022-2331-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field634023.635
668Milwaukee Braves985246.53115.54513935820-2632-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium643430.531
7714Philadelphia Phillies1094564.41328.0483572-8915-3930-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium523616.692
8816Chicago Cubs1064066.37731.5436578-14219-3221-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field561937.339
9917Houston Colt 45s542034.37025.5237261-2420-341-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1064462.415
101019New York Mets1072978.27143.0439648-20914-3915-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds531142.208