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Friday May 3,1974This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1974-05-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles0California Angels2BoxFrank TananaRoss GrimsleyRudy May
New York Yankees5Kansas City Royals4BoxDoc MedichSteve MingoriSparky Lyle
Chicago White Sox10Milwaukee Brewers3BoxWilbur WoodClyde Wright(none)
Detroit Tigers4Minnesota Twins3BoxBill SlaybackJoe DeckerJohn Hiller
Cleveland Indians1Oakland Athletics3BoxKen HoltzmanJim PerryRollie Fingers
Cincinnati Reds5Chicago Cubs6BoxHoracio PinaDon Gullett(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Houston Astros4BoxClaude OsteenAlan Foster(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxRon SchuelerDoug RauEddie Watt
Atlanta Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJerry ReussRoric Harrison(none)

Standings as of 1974-05-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees251510.600--10898105-610-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1377463.540
235Detroit Tigers221210.5451.58286-49-63-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1406080.429
348Milwaukee Brewers19109.5262.09989105-45-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1436677.462
459Baltimore Orioles211110.5242.07379-63-58-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1418061.567
5918Cleveland Indians221012.4553.51019923-87-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1406773.479
61120Boston Red Sox231013.4354.090111-213-77-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1397465.532
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers22139.591--11298146-67-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1387167.514
2611California Angels251312.5201.5128106226-87-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1375582.401
3713Oakland Athletics221111.5002.0979345-76-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1407961.564
4815Chicago White Sox231112.4782.596106-103-77-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1376968.504
51017Minnesota Twins221012.4553.083112-295-64-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1407268.514
61222Kansas City Royals22814.3645.011010284-74-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1406971.493
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136St. Louis Cardinals241311.542--12711896-67-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1377364.533
247Montreal Expos1798.5290.5868336-83-0L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1447074.486
3816Philadelphia Phillies231112.4781.599102-34-97-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1396970.496
41021Chicago Cubs20812.4003.085125-402-96-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1425884.408
51123New York Mets22814.3644.092104-126-92-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1406377.450
61224Pittsburgh Pirates20713.3504.095112-173-64-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1428161.570
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers25187.720--13969706-412-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1378453.613
222Houston Astros261610.6152.514298445-611-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1366571.478
3510Cincinnati Reds211110.5245.01069884-67-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1418754.617
4612San Francisco Giants241212.5005.51039944-68-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1386078.435
5714Atlanta Braves251213.4806.0103119-163-79-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1377661.555
6919San Diego Padres251114.4407.081131-502-99-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1374988.358


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Vic DavalilloOF37.276Released by Athletics. 
Mike WallaceP23.089Traded by Phillies to Yankees for Ken Wright. 
Ken WrightP27.241Traded by Yankees to Phillies for Mike Wallace.