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Friday August 17,1962This 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 1962-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles5BoxMilt PappasDick Donovan(none)
Detroit Tigers2Chicago White Sox0BoxJim BunningJohn Buzhardt(none)
New York Yankees2Kansas City Athletics7BoxBill FischerJim Bouton(none)
Boston Red Sox3Minnesota Twins7BoxJack KralickIke Delock(none)
Boston Red Sox9Minnesota Twins4BoxEarl WilsonGeorges MarandaDick Radatz
Los Angeles Dodgers6Cincinnati Reds2BoxPete RichertJim O'TooleRon Perranoski
Chicago Cubs2Houston Colt 45s3BoxRuss KemmererBob Anderson(none)
San Francisco Giants4Milwaukee Braves6BoxBob ShawJuan MarichalClaude Raymond
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxHarvey HaddixJack Hamilton(none)

Standings as of 1962-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1076542.607--5184328628-1937-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I553124.564
227Minnesota Twins1085949.5466.55234824128-2331-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium543222.593
339Chicago White Sox1095752.5239.04784334526-2231-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park532825.528
4410Baltimore Orioles1065452.50910.5432428423-2731-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium562333.411
5511Cleveland Indians1105258.47314.5460508-4821-2631-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium522824.538
6612Boston Red Sox1084959.45416.5456522-6619-2530-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park522725.519
7713Kansas City Athletics532429.45314.0242271-2924-291-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1094861.440
8815Washington Senators II1084365.39822.5412463-5123-2320-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium531736.321
9917Detroit Tigers562135.37518.5205231-2621-350-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1056441.610
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1157540.652--60346913433-2242-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium502723.540
222San Francisco Giants1167244.6213.563049413625-2747-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park493118.633
334Cincinnati Reds1136746.5937.05685175121-2946-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field493118.633
445St. Louis Cardinals1126250.55411.55644798527-2535-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park502228.440
556Pittsburgh Pirates1055847.55212.04754433224-2434-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field563521.625
668Milwaukee Braves1045549.52914.54694224721-2934-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium583127.534
7714Philadelphia Phillies1185167.43225.5538620-8221-4230-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium433013.698
8816Chicago Cubs1134370.38131.0468614-14619-3324-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field491633.327
9918Houston Colt 45s542034.37024.5237261-2420-341-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1064462.415
101019New York Mets1142985.25445.5460693-23314-4315-42L7T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds461135.239


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Verle TiefenthalerP25.037Traded by Giants with Bob Farley, Dom Zanni and Eddie Fisher to White Sox for Don Larsen and Billy Pierce.