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Friday August 24,1962This 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 1962-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Baltimore Orioles6BoxChuck EstradaJim Bouton(none)
New York Yankees2Baltimore Orioles14BoxJack FisherBob Turley(none)
Boston Red Sox3Cleveland Indians0BoxBill MonbouquettePedro RamosDick Radatz
Washington Senators II1Detroit Tigers11BoxPhil ReganPete Burnside(none)
Kansas City Athletics12Minnesota Twins1BoxOrlando PenaBill Pleis(none)
Milwaukee Braves2Chicago Cubs7BoxBob BuhlTony Cloninger(none)
Houston Colt 45s2Cincinnati Reds4BoxBob PurkeyHal Woodeshick(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3New York Mets6BoxJay HookDon Drysdale(none)
San Francisco Giants6Philadelphia Phillies0BoxBilly O'DellCal McLish(none)

Standings as of 1962-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Yankees1126745.598--5414647730-2237-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I502921.580
227Minnesota Twins1176453.5475.55625382428-2335-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium452718.600
339Chicago White Sox1156154.5307.55094624728-2333-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park472423.511
4410Baltimore Orioles1125854.5189.04764492723-2735-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium501931.380
5511Cleveland Indians1135360.46914.5469520-5122-2731-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium492722.551
6612Kansas City Athletics542529.46313.0254272-1825-291-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1084761.435
7713Boston Red Sox1135162.45116.5481543-6221-2830-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park472522.532
8815Washington Senators II1144668.40422.0438485-4726-2620-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium471433.298
9917Detroit Tigers592237.37318.5218247-2922-370-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1026339.618
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1217744.636--62050211835-2642-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium442519.568
222San Francisco Giants1227547.6152.566052613428-3047-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park432815.651
333Cincinnati Reds1207347.6083.56175368124-2949-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field422517.595
445Pittsburgh Pirates1136449.5669.05094624727-2537-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field482919.604
556St. Louis Cardinals1186553.55110.56025039930-2835-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park441925.432
668Milwaukee Braves1116051.54112.05124585421-3039-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium512625.510
7714Philadelphia Phillies1265670.44423.5569646-7722-4334-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium352510.714
8816Chicago Cubs1174473.37631.0483641-15819-3325-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field451530.333
9918Houston Colt 45s602040.33326.5247291-4420-401-0L7T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1004456.440
101019New York Mets1243292.25846.5495749-25414-4318-49W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds36828.222