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Thursday August 23,1962This 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 1962-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians5Detroit Tigers8BoxHank AguirreMudcat GrantTerry Fox
Boston Red Sox8Kansas City Athletics2BoxGene ConleyDan Pfister(none)
Washington Senators II6Minnesota Twins4BoxBennie DanielsRuben Gomez(none)
Washington Senators II6Minnesota Twins0BoxDon RudolphJim Kaat(none)
Cincinnati Reds14Chicago Cubs3BoxJohnny KlippsteinCal KoonceTed Wills
St. Louis Cardinals2Milwaukee Braves3BoxBob HendleyErnie BroglioClaude Raymond
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets1BoxJuan MarichalAl Jackson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJohnny PodresDennis BennettRon Perranoski
Houston Colt 45s0Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxVern LawKen Johnson(none)

Standings as of 1962-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1106743.609--5374449330-2037-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I522923.558
226Minnesota Twins1166452.5526.05615263528-2335-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium462719.587
339Chicago White Sox1146054.5269.05024614127-2333-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park482523.521
4410Baltimore Orioles1105654.50911.04564451123-2733-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium522131.404
5511Cleveland Indians1125359.47315.0469517-4822-2731-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium502723.540
6612Kansas City Athletics532429.45314.5242271-2924-291-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1094861.440
7714Boston Red Sox1125062.44618.0478543-6520-2830-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park482622.542
8815Washington Senators II1144668.40423.0438485-4726-2620-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium471433.298
9916Detroit Tigers592237.37319.5218247-2922-370-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1026339.618
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1207743.642--61749612135-2542-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium452520.556
222San Francisco Giants1217447.6123.565452612827-3047-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park442915.659
334Cincinnati Reds1197247.6054.56135347924-2948-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field432617.605
445Pittsburgh Pirates1136449.5669.55094624727-2537-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field482919.604
557St. Louis Cardinals1186553.55111.06025039930-2835-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park441925.432
668Milwaukee Braves1106050.54512.05104515921-2939-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium522626.500
7713Philadelphia Phillies1255669.44823.5569640-7122-4334-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium362511.694
8817Chicago Cubs1164373.37132.0476639-16319-3324-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field461630.348
9918Houston Colt 45s592039.33926.5245287-4220-391-0L6T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1014457.436
101019New York Mets1233192.25247.5489746-25714-4317-49L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds37928.243