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Sunday August 26,1962This 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 1962-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees1Baltimore Orioles2BoxRobin RobertsWhitey Ford(none)
Boston Red Sox5Cleveland Indians10BoxJim PerryEarl WilsonGary Bell
Boston Red Sox0Cleveland Indians4BoxDick DonovanIke Delock(none)
Washington Senators II3Detroit Tigers5BoxJim BunningDave StenhouseTerry Fox
Washington Senators II5Detroit Tigers2BoxClaude OsteenRon Kline(none)
Kansas City Athletics0Minnesota Twins1BoxJack KralickBill Fischer(none)
Milwaukee Braves1Chicago Cubs4BoxDick EllsworthDenny Lemaster(none)
Houston Colt 45s2Cincinnati Reds1BoxGeorge BrunetJim Maloney(none)
Houston Colt 45s6Cincinnati Reds4BoxDon McMahonTed WillsJim Umbricht
Los Angeles Dodgers16New York Mets5BoxPete RichertCraig AndersonPhil Ortega
San Francisco Giants7Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJack SanfordArt MahaffeyBobby Bolin
Pittsburgh Pirates5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxBobby ShantzRoy Face(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7St. Louis Cardinals6BoxTom SturdivantLindy McDanielJack Lamabe

Standings as of 1962-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Yankees1156748.583--5514787330-2537-23L6T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I472918.617
226Minnesota Twins1196653.5553.05665392728-2337-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium432518.581
339Baltimore Orioles1156154.5306.04904593123-2738-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium471631.340
4410Chicago White Sox1176255.5306.05184685029-2433-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park452322.511
5511Cleveland Indians1165660.48311.5491531-4022-2734-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium462422.522
6612Kansas City Athletics562531.44612.5255276-2125-311-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1064759.443
7713Boston Red Sox1165165.44016.5492565-7321-3130-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park442519.568
8815Washington Senators II1144668.40420.5438485-4726-2620-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium471433.298
9917Detroit Tigers592237.37317.0218247-2922-370-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1026339.618
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1237944.642--64450913537-2642-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium422319.548
222San Francisco Giants1247747.6212.567353114230-3047-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park412615.634
333Cincinnati Reds1237449.6025.06295507924-2950-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field392415.615
445Pittsburgh Pirates1176651.56410.05274775029-2737-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field442717.614
557St. Louis Cardinals1226755.54911.56175219630-2837-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park401723.425
668Milwaukee Braves1136152.54013.05234636022-3139-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium492524.510
7714Philadelphia Phillies1285672.43825.5574659-8522-4334-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium33258.758
8816Chicago Cubs1194574.37832.0488652-16419-3326-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field431429.326
9918Houston Colt 45s632241.34927.0261303-4222-411-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards974255.433
101019New York Mets1263294.25448.5502773-27114-4318-51L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds34826.235