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Wednesday May 8,1963This date in baseball
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Games on 1963-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4Baltimore Orioles10BoxSteve BarberGene Conley(none)
New York Yankees6Detroit Tigers7BoxTerry FoxJim Bouton(none)
Chicago White Sox8Kansas City Athletics3BoxEddie FisherEd RakowJim Brosnan
Cleveland Indians3Washington Senators II6BoxDon RudolphRon Nischwitz(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Chicago Cubs9BoxDon ElstonRoy Face(none)
Houston Colt 45s2Cincinnati Reds3BoxJoe NuxhallBob Bruce(none)
San Francisco Giants12Milwaukee Braves5BoxJack FisherBob HendleyBobby Bolin
Philadelphia Phillies2New York Mets3BoxJay HookJack Baldschun(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers11St. Louis Cardinals5BoxRon PerranoskiBobby ShantzDick Scott

Standings as of 1963-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1963 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox241410.583--11585306-58-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1388058.580
225Boston Red Sox21129.5710.5878345-77-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Pinky HigginsFenway Park1406476.457
337Kansas City Athletics271512.5560.512011645-310-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1355877.430
448New York Yankees221210.5451.010182198-64-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1399247.662
559Baltimore Orioles261412.5381.098107-96-78-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1367264.529
6610Cleveland Indians201010.5002.07085-157-83-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1426973.486
7716Detroit Tigers261115.4234.0107120-135-66-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1366868.500
8817Washington Senators II271116.4074.5124130-65-56-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1354590.333
9918Minnesota Twins261016.3855.098108-105-115-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1358154.600
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1963 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants281810.643--135914412-26-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1347064.522
223Pittsburgh Pirates241410.5832.09686104-510-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1386078.435
334Chicago Cubs261511.5772.09574219-56-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1366769.493
446St. Louis Cardinals281612.5712.01371191811-65-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1347757.575
5511Los Angeles Dodgers281414.5004.011310857-77-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1348549.634
6612Milwaukee Braves281315.4645.0123112116-107-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP Bobby BraganJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1347163.530
7713Cincinnati Reds241113.4585.08292-103-88-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1387563.543
8814Philadelphia Phillies251114.4405.594111-173-88-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1377661.555
9915New York Mets261115.4236.085109-242-109-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds1364096.294
101019Houston Colt 45s27918.3338.579137-584-105-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1355778.422


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chico FernandezSS31.067Traded by Tigers to Braves for Lou Johnson and Cash. 
Chico FernandezSS31.067Traded by Braves to Mets for Larry Foss. 
Larry FossP27.020Traded by Mets to Braves for Chico Fernandez. 
Lou JohnsonOF28.228Traded by Braves with Cash to Tigers for Chico Fernandez. 
Hobie LandrithC33.053Purchased by Senators from Orioles.