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Friday August 31,1962This date in baseball
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Games on 1962-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins5Boston Red Sox7BoxDick RadatzDick Stigman(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Cleveland Indians9BoxDick DonovanRobin Roberts(none)
Chicago White Sox2Detroit Tigers5BoxJim BunningJohn BuzhardtDon Mossi
Kansas City Athletics1New York Yankees5BoxWhitey FordEd RakowMarshall Bridges
Milwaukee Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxPete RichertJack CurtisEd Roebuck
Pittsburgh Pirates2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJack BaldschunEarl Francis(none)
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants10BoxBilly PierceJim Maloney(none)
New York Mets2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxLarry JacksonCraig AndersonBobby Shantz

Standings as of 1962-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Yankees1207050.583--5704927830-2540-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I422616.619
226Minnesota Twins1226854.5573.05785492930-2437-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium402317.575
339Chicago White Sox1196257.5217.55214754629-2433-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park432320.535
4410Baltimore Orioles1206258.5178.05074852224-3038-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium421527.357
5511Cleveland Indians1215962.48811.5513551-3824-2935-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium412120.512
6613Boston Red Sox1185365.44916.0506574-6821-3132-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park422319.548
7714Kansas City Athletics572532.43913.5256281-2525-321-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1054758.448
8815Washington Senators II1205070.41720.0462504-4227-2623-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium411031.244
9918Detroit Tigers602238.36718.0222254-3222-380-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1016338.624
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1278245.646--66651914737-2645-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium382018.526
222San Francisco Giants1288048.6252.569354814530-3050-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park372314.622
333Cincinnati Reds1277552.5917.06385746425-3250-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field352312.657
445Pittsburgh Pirates1216952.57010.05464915529-2840-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field402416.600
557St. Louis Cardinals1256857.54413.06255309530-2838-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park371621.432
668Milwaukee Braves1176255.53015.05414816023-3439-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium452421.533
7712Philadelphia Phillies1336073.45125.0598673-7522-4338-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium28217.750
8816Houston Colt 45s652441.36927.0268307-3924-411-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards954055.421
9917Chicago Cubs1224577.36934.5499669-17019-3626-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field401426.350
101019New York Mets1313398.25251.0516798-28215-4718-51L4T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds29722.241