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Games on 1963-04-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins7Detroit Tigers5BoxGarry RoggenburkDon MossiRay Moore
Kansas City Athletics12Washington Senators II10BoxBill FischerJim Bronstad(none)
Kansas City Athletics0Washington Senators II6BoxTom CheneyTed Bowsfield(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Chicago Cubs2BoxArt MahaffeyGlen Hobbie(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Houston Colt 45s2BoxBob BruceJim Maloney(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxEd BautaRon PerranoskiBobby Shantz
New York Mets2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxHarvey HaddixAl JacksonTommie Sisk
Milwaukee Braves9San Francisco Giants2BoxLew BurdetteJack Fisher(none)

Standings as of 1963-04-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1963 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox1174.636--4535103-24-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1518764.576
224Baltimore Orioles1596.600--484443-36-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1477770.524
335Kansas City Athletics17107.588--6668-23-37-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1456382.434
449New York Yankees1165.5451.0494544-12-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1509852.653
5511Boston Red Sox1266.5001.5383802-44-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Pinky HigginsFenway Park1497079.470
6612Cleveland Indians1156.4552.02942-132-43-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1517477.490
8814Detroit Tigers1679.4382.55860-25-62-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1467274.493
7713Minnesota Twins1679.4382.56067-74-73-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1458461.579
9919Washington Senators II15510.3334.0636120-25-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1475196.347
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1963 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals17116.647--9454408-33-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1458263.566
222Pittsburgh Pirates1495.6430.5524934-35-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1486583.439
336San Francisco Giants17107.5881.07156154-16-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1457867.538
558Los Angeles Dodgers18108.5561.56856123-37-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1448955.618
447Milwaukee Braves18108.5561.58163183-87-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bobby BraganJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1447470.514
6610Philadelphia Phillies1587.5332.06476-123-45-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1477968.537
7715Chicago Cubs17710.4124.0373615-42-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1457570.517
8816New York Mets16610.3754.54866-182-84-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds14645101.308
9917Cincinnati Reds1459.3574.54962-132-73-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1488167.547
101018Houston Colt 45s18612.3335.554100-462-54-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1446084.417