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Friday May 31,1974This 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.

1974 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 1974-05-31

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox3Boston Red Sox2BoxWilbur WoodBill LeeTerry Forster
Detroit Tigers3California Angels5BoxBill SingerMickey Lolich(none)
Kansas City Royals4Cleveland Indians2BoxSteve MingoriSteve Kline(none)
New York Yankees2Minnesota Twins5BoxJoe DeckerDick TidrowBill Campbell
Milwaukee Brewers2Oakland Athletics5BoxDave HamiltonKevin KobelRollie Fingers
Baltimore Orioles6Texas Rangers7BoxSteve FoucaultBob Reynolds(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8Chicago Cubs3BoxDoug RauBurt HootonMike Marshall
Pittsburgh Pirates5Cincinnati Reds7BoxPedro BorbonJim Rooker(none)
Houston Astros7New York Mets1BoxDon WilsonJerry KoosmanFred Scherman
San Francisco Giants6Philadelphia Phillies2BoxRon BryantRon SchuelerRandy Moffitt
San Diego Padres0St. Louis Cardinals5BoxSonny SiebertSteve Arlin(none)

Standings as of 1974-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Milwaukee Brewers442420.545--2081792914-910-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1185266.441
236Boston Red Sox472522.5320.521220489-1116-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1155956.513
3716Baltimore Orioles462224.4783.0192202-1010-1312-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1166947.595
4815Detroit Tigers462224.4783.0162202-4015-167-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1165066.431
51018Cleveland Indians472225.4683.5184181311-1511-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1155560.478
61119New York Yankees502327.4604.0187217-309-1514-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1126646.589
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics482721.563--2261883811-1116-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1146351.553
247Kansas City Royals472522.5321.52191883111-1014-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1155263.452
3512Chicago White Sox452322.5112.5177196-1910-1312-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1155758.496
4613Texas Rangers482424.5003.0219221-212-1312-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1126052.536
5917Minnesota Twins442123.4774.0178192-148-1212-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1186157.517
61220California Angels502327.4605.0215209610-1313-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1124567.402
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159St. Louis Cardinals462422.522--2181942411-1013-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1156253.539
2610Philadelphia Phillies482523.521--18918819-1316-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1145559.482
3814Montreal Expos402020.5001.0168177-912-138-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1215962.488
4921Chicago Cubs431825.4194.5177235-585-1513-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1194871.403
51022New York Mets482028.4175.0192210-1812-158-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1145163.447
61123Pittsburgh Pirates441727.3866.0193207-145-1412-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1187147.602
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers503614.720--29417511916-920-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1126646.589
222Cincinnati Reds462719.5877.02071683911-1116-8W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1167145.612
335Atlanta Braves482622.5429.01931801312-1214-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1146252.544
448Houston Astros512724.5299.52312032811-1416-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1115457.486
5711San Francisco Giants522725.51910.0228226214-1313-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1104565.409
61224San Diego Padres541836.33320.0190317-1278-2010-16L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1084266.389

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Horace Clarke2B33.363Purchased by Padres from Yankees. 
Lowell PalmerP26.287Purchased by Padres from Yankees.