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Games on 1974-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox0Baltimore Orioles6BoxMike CuellarBill Lee(none)
Oakland Athletics10Chicago White Sox4BoxDave HamiltonJim Kaat(none)
Detroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians3BoxLerrin LaGrowFritz PetersonJohn Hiller
Texas Rangers4Kansas City Royals6BoxBruce Dal CantonJim BibbyDoug Bird
New York Yankees3Milwaukee Brewers2BoxDoc MedichClyde WrightSparky Lyle
California Angels1Minnesota Twins2BoxJoe DeckerFrank TananaBill Campbell
Cincinnati Reds4Houston Astros2BoxFred NormanClaude OsteenClay Carroll
Atlanta Braves5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxLew KrausseJim BrewerDanny Frisella
Montreal Expos0New York Mets5BoxTom SeaverBalor Moore(none)
San Diego Padres7San Francisco Giants3BoxRandy JonesRon BryantVicente Romo
Chicago Cubs8St. Louis Cardinals9BoxOrlando PenaBill Bonham(none)

Standings as of 1974-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles321715.531--13312767-810-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1307456.569
224Detroit Tigers321715.531--119136-1712-85-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1305575.423
4713Milwaukee Brewers301515.5001.01451291610-65-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1326171.462
5616New York Yankees381919.5001.0144154-108-1011-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1247054.565
3815Cleveland Indians341717.5001.015014468-99-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1286068.469
61221Boston Red Sox351619.4572.5136159-236-1110-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1276859.535
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Chicago White Sox341816.529--138150-128-99-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1266264.492
248Oakland Athletics361917.528--163148156-813-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1267155.563
3511Kansas City Royals351817.5140.51701383210-108-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1275968.465
4917Minnesota Twins311516.4841.5118139-217-107-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1316764.511
51018Texas Rangers361719.4722.016716618-99-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1246757.540
61119California Angels371720.4592.516515877-1010-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1255174.408
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
236St. Louis Cardinals341816.529--166150169-99-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1276859.535
145Philadelphia Phillies341816.529--14814624-914-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1286266.484
3610Montreal Expos271413.5190.5119125-68-106-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1346569.485
4920New York Mets351619.4572.5148151-310-116-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1275572.433
51022Chicago Cubs311318.4193.5124169-453-1210-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1315378.405
61224Pittsburgh Pirates311120.3555.5131154-234-117-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1317754.588
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers372710.730--22012010011-616-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1257550.600
222Cincinnati Reds331815.5457.0138123156-712-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1298049.620
359San Francisco Giants382018.5267.51571441312-118-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1245272.419
5814Houston Astros402020.5008.5179161186-1314-7L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1226161.500
4712Atlanta Braves381919.5008.5159162-39-1010-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1246955.556
61123San Diego Padres401525.37513.5140224-846-129-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1224577.369