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Tuesday May 7,1974This 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 1974-05-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians5California Angels3BoxFred BeeneFrank TananaTom Hilgendorf
Chicago White Sox1Detroit Tigers0BoxWilbur WoodLerrin LaGrow(none)
Minnesota Twins3Milwaukee Brewers0BoxJoe DeckerClyde Wright(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Oakland Athletics3BoxRoss GrimsleyKen Holtzman(none)
New York Yankees4Texas Rangers3BoxSparky LyleSteve Foucault(none)
Atlanta Braves2Chicago Cubs3BoxSteve StoneCarl MortonHoracio Pina
St. Louis Cardinals1Cincinnati Reds0BoxLynn McGlothenFred Norman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Houston Astros2BoxTom GriffinDock Ellis(none)
San Francisco Giants4New York Mets3BoxElias SosaTom Seaver(none)
San Francisco Giants3New York Mets0BoxJim BarrGeorge StoneRandy Moffitt
San Diego Padres5Philadelphia Phillies3BoxMike CorkinsDave Wallace(none)

Standings as of 1974-05-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees291712.586--12111837-810-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1337261.541
237Baltimore Orioles251312.5202.0969605-78-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1377859.569
369Cleveland Indians271413.5192.0128113157-97-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1356372.467
4814Detroit Tigers261313.5002.590109-199-84-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1365977.434
5918Milwaukee Brewers221012.4553.510410045-45-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1406674.471
61121Boston Red Sox261115.4234.5103125-223-78-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1367363.537
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers271512.556--133121128-77-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1336964.519
248Minnesota Twins251312.5201.0104115-116-66-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1376968.504
3510Chicago White Sox271413.5191.0109116-76-87-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1336667.496
4711California Angels291514.5171.0145124216-89-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1335380.398
51019Oakland Athletics271215.4443.0111125-145-77-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1357857.578
61222Kansas City Royals241014.4173.5123105184-76-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1386771.486
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135St. Louis Cardinals271512.556--133122118-77-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1347163.530
2613Montreal Expos201010.5001.59197-66-84-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1416972.489
3715Philadelphia Phillies271314.4812.0118119-14-99-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1356768.496
41020Chicago Cubs231013.4353.093134-412-98-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1395683.403
51123New York Mets271017.3705.0111123-126-94-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1356174.452
61224Pittsburgh Pirates23815.3485.0102120-183-75-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1398059.576
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers27189.667--14479656-612-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1358451.622
222Houston Astros291811.6211.0148104445-613-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1336370.474
346San Francisco Giants291613.5523.0124107178-78-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1335677.421
4512Cincinnati Reds241212.5004.511310495-77-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1388652.623
5816San Diego Padres301416.4675.5105156-515-119-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1324686.348
6917Atlanta Braves281315.4645.5111128-174-99-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1347559.560


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Julio Cruz2B19.156Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Angels. 
Larry GuraP26.163Traded by Rangers with Cash to Yankees for Duke Sims. 
Duke SimsC32.336Traded by Yankees to Rangers for Larry Gura and Cash.