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Friday May 8,1964This date in baseball
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Games on 1964-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees10Cleveland Indians3BoxRalph TerryTommy John(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Detroit Tigers3BoxStu MillerLarry Sherry(none)
Kansas City Athletics6Minnesota Twins5BoxJohn WyattBill Dailey(none)
Boston Red Sox9Washington Senators II3BoxBill SpanswickBuster NarumDick Radatz
St. Louis Cardinals4New York Mets5BoxLarry BearnarthBobby Shantz(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Philadelphia Phillies11BoxDennis BennettJohn Tsitouris(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0San Francisco Giants3BoxJuan MarichalPhil Ortega(none)
Milwaukee Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxTony CloningerJoe Gibbon(none)

Standings as of 1964-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1964 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox16115.688--7348253-18-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1468759.596
224Cleveland Indians17116.6470.5807648-43-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1456877.469
336New York Yankees17107.5881.57452225-45-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP Ralph HoukYankee Stadium I1458956.614
449Baltimore Orioles19109.5262.56870-24-56-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1438756.608
5511Minnesota Twins211011.4763.511610796-54-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1416972.489
6612Detroit Tigers19910.4743.57486-125-64-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1437667.531
7713Boston Red Sox19910.4743.57172-14-55-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP Pinky HigginsFenway Park1436380.441
8814Kansas City Athletics19811.4214.587104-172-46-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1434994.343
9918Washington Senators II24915.3756.084117-336-83-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1385385.384
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1964 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants19145.737--10070305-29-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1437667.531
223Philadelphia Phillies19136.6841.09374195-58-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1437964.552
335Pittsburgh Pirates18117.6112.5858056-45-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1446975.479
447Milwaukee Braves18108.5563.58769184-56-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bobby BraganJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1447866.542
558St. Louis Cardinals221210.5453.59279135-57-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1408159.579
6610Cincinnati Reds221111.5004.58899-116-55-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1408159.579
7715Chicago Cubs17710.4126.0777526-61-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1456976.476
9917Houston Colt 45s23914.3917.06996-274-45-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1395782.410
8816Los Angeles Dodgers23914.3917.07384-115-54-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1397168.511
101019New York Mets21516.23810.063101-382-123-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissShea Stadium1414893.340


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jay HookP27.171Traded by Mets with Adrian Garrett to Braves for Roy McMillan. 
Roy McMillanSS34.295Traded by Braves to Mets for Adrian Garrett and Jay Hook.