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Monday April 8,1974This date in baseball
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Games on 1974-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3New York Yankees5BoxDoc MedichTom HilgendorfTom Buskey
Los Angeles Dodgers4Atlanta Braves7BoxRon ReedAl DowningBuzz Capra
Cincinnati Reds3San Francisco Giants4BoxJohn D'AcquistoRoger NelsonRandy Moffitt

Standings as of 1974-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees3301.000--185130-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1598673.541
2912Baltimore Orioles422.5001.5141400-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1588969.563
3813Boston Red Sox211.5001.5131301-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1608377.519
4716Detroit Tigers422.5001.5141402-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1587088.443
5510Milwaukee Brewers211.5001.5131300-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1607585.469
61219Cleveland Indians303.0003.0518-130-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1597782.484
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
226California Angels321.667--15872-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1596693.415
135Oakland Athletics321.667--15872-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1598871.553
449Minnesota Twins211.5000.51227-151-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1608179.506
3611Kansas City Royals211.5000.52712150-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1607684.475
61118Texas Rangers312.3331.0815-70-01-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1578374.529
51017Chicago White Sox312.3331.0815-70-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1577978.503
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals2201.000--14590-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1598475.528
347Philadelphia Phillies211.5001.0713-60-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1607981.494
258New York Mets211.5001.013761-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1607090.438
4920Pittsburgh Pirates202.0002.0514-90-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1608872.550
61123Montreal Expos000--1.00000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1617982.491
51224Chicago Cubs000--1.00000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1626696.407
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants4401.000--2010100-04-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1586890.430
234Los Angeles Dodgers431.7501.0299200-13-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1589959.627
4615Cincinnati Reds422.5002.0202000-12-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1589662.608
3714Atlanta Braves422.5002.0232121-21-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1588672.544
61021San Diego Padres303.0003.5225-230-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1596099.377
5822Houston Astros303.0003.5716-90-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1598178.509