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Monday August 20,1962This 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 1962-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3Kansas City Athletics7BoxEd RakowRollie SheldonJohn Wyatt
Boston Red Sox4Minnesota Twins6BoxDick StigmanDon SchwallFrank Sullivan
Los Angeles Dodgers3Cincinnati Reds7BoxBob PurkeyLarry Sherry(none)
San Francisco Giants4Milwaukee Braves9BoxWarren SpahnDon Larsen(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2New York Mets0BoxBob FriendJay Hook(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6New York Mets3BoxAl McBeanRobert Lane MillerRoy Face
Houston Colt 45s1Philadelphia Phillies7BoxDallas GreenTurk Farrell(none)

Standings as of 1962-08-20

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 Twins1126250.5545.55445044028-2334-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium502921.580
339Chicago White Sox1125953.5278.54944464826-2233-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park502624.520
4410Baltimore Orioles1085553.50910.5441437423-2732-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium542232.407
5511Cleveland Indians1125359.47314.5469517-4822-2731-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium502723.540
6612Kansas City Athletics532429.45314.0242271-2924-291-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1094861.440
7713Boston Red Sox1125062.44617.5478543-6520-2830-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park482622.542
8815Washington Senators II1104466.40022.5416468-5224-2420-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium511635.314
9917Detroit Tigers592237.37319.0218247-2922-370-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1026339.618
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1187642.644--61248912334-2442-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium472621.553
222San Francisco Giants1197346.6133.564852012826-2947-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park463016.652
334Cincinnati Reds1166947.5956.05885266221-2948-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field462917.630
445St. Louis Cardinals1156550.5659.559148810330-2535-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park471928.404
556Pittsburgh Pirates1096148.56010.54904513926-2435-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field523220.615
668Milwaukee Braves1075750.53313.54954405521-2936-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium552926.527
7714Philadelphia Phillies1215368.43824.5550628-7822-4331-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium402812.700
8816Chicago Cubs1134370.38130.5468614-14619-3324-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field491633.327
9918Houston Colt 45s552035.36424.5238268-3020-351-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1054461.419
101019New York Mets1192990.24447.5472728-25614-4315-47L12T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds411130.268


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jackie CollumP35.060Traded by Twins with Georges Maranda and Cash to Indians for Ruben Gomez. 
Ruben GomezP35.038Traded by Indians to Twins for Georges Maranda, Jackie Collum and Cash.