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Games on 1974-05-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians0Baltimore Orioles1BoxRoss GrimsleyTom Buskey(none)
New York Yankees3Boston Red Sox6BoxLuis TiantDoc Medich(none)
Texas Rangers2Chicago White Sox6BoxWilbur WoodJim Bibby(none)
Texas Rangers8Chicago White Sox2BoxFergie JenkinsJim Kaat(none)
California Angels6Kansas City Royals1BoxBill SingerAl Fitzmorris(none)
Detroit Tigers6Milwaukee Brewers4BoxMickey LolichKevin Kobel(none)
Oakland Athletics7Minnesota Twins4BoxPaul LindbladBill Campbell(none)
San Diego Padres1Houston Astros5BoxClaude OsteenRandy Jones(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxAl DowningFred NormanMike Marshall
Chicago Cubs9New York Mets6BoxDave LaRocheBob Apodaca(none)
Atlanta Braves6San Francisco Giants2BoxPhil NiekroJim Barr(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7St. Louis Cardinals1BoxRon SchuelerAlan Foster(none)

Standings as of 1974-05-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Milwaukee Brewers361917.528--1711531810-69-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1265769.452
248Boston Red Sox402119.525--18317679-1112-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1226359.516
3510Baltimore Orioles371918.5140.5149155-67-812-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1257253.576
4613Detroit Tigers381919.5001.0142165-2314-125-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1245371.427
5916Cleveland Indians391920.4871.516416048-1111-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1235865.472
61018New York Yankees432023.4652.5162184-229-1411-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1196950.580
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics412318.561--1931633010-913-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1216754.554
236Chicago White Sox382018.5261.5152170-188-911-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1226062.492
3714Texas Rangers402020.5002.51921801211-109-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1206456.533
4817Kansas City Royals391920.4873.01811612010-109-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1235865.472
51119Minnesota Twins371720.4594.0143169-267-109-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1256560.520
61220California Angels421923.4524.518317949-1310-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1204971.408
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Philadelphia Phillies402317.575--174156189-1014-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1225765.467
234Montreal Expos321715.5312.0139145-610-117-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1296267.481
3611St. Louis Cardinals392019.5132.5187170179-911-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1226656.541
4921New York Mets411823.4395.5175179-410-118-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1215368.438
51022Chicago Cubs361521.4176.0147203-565-1510-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1265175.405
61224Pittsburgh Pirates361323.3618.0147175-285-128-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1267551.595
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers423111.738--23713210511-620-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1207149.592
247Cincinnati Reds382018.5269.0160144168-1012-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1247846.629
359San Francisco Giants442321.5239.01841721212-1111-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1184969.415
4712Atlanta Braves432221.5129.5177173412-1210-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1196653.555
5815Houston Astros452223.48910.5202188146-1316-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1175958.504
61123San Diego Padres461729.37016.0167259-928-169-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1164373.371


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve BlatericP30.063Traded by Indians to White Sox for Johnny Jeter. 
Johnny JeterOF29.210Traded by White Sox to Indians for Steve Blateric. 
Alex TrevinoC16.269Purchased by Mets from Cuidad Victoria (Mexican Center).