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Wednesday June 5,1974This date in baseball
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Eddie Joost celebrated a birthday on this date.
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Games on 1974-06-05

Top1974 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALKansas City Royals4Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP97,2772:46Bruce Dal CantonDave McNallyBob Reynolds (4-2)Doug Bird (3-2)-Jack McKeonEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALNew York Yankees6Chicago White Sox7Boxscore - PBP157,5664:10Dick TidrowSkip PitlockTerry Forster (3-4)Cecil Upshaw (0-3)-Bill VirdonChuck TannerComiskey Park
ALTexas Rangers3Cleveland Indians9Boxscore - PBP98,1012:21Jim BibbyBob JohnsonBob Johnson (3-2)Jim Bibby (7-8)-Billy MartinKen AspromonteCleveland Stadium
ALOakland Athletics9Detroit Tigers1Boxscore - PBP920,6072:15Vida BlueJoe ColemanVida Blue (5-5)Joe Coleman (6-6)-Alvin DarkRalph HoukTiger Stadium
ALCalifornia Angels6Milwaukee Brewers5Boxscore - PBP96,3672:35Nolan RyanJim SlatonSkip Lockwood (2-1)Eduardo Rodriguez (4-1)-Bobby WinklesDel CrandallCounty Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox5Minnesota Twins3Boxscore - PBP95,1832:35Luis TiantDave GoltzLuis Tiant (7-5)Dave Goltz (1-1)-Darrell JohnsonFrank QuiliciMetropolitan Stad
NLMontreal Expos8Houston Astros3Boxscore - PBP910,4722:06Mike TorrezClaude OsteenMike Torrez (5-4)Claude Osteen (5-5)-Gene MauchPreston GomezAstrodome
NLPittsburgh Pirates2Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP925,9592:10Jim RookerDoug RauMike Marshall (3-3)Jim Rooker (2-5)-Danny MurtaughWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves2Philadelphia Phillies4Boxscore - PBP926,2042:15Phil NiekroJim LonborgJim Lonborg (6-5)Phil Niekro (6-4)-Eddie MathewsDanny OzarkVeterans Stadium
NLChicago Cubs3San Diego Padres4Boxscore - PBP96,9342:56Burt HootonLowell PalmerVicente Romo (2-2)Ray Burris (2-1)-Whitey LockmanJohn McNamaraQualcomm Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals4San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP93,1652:25Sonny SiebertRon BryantSonny Siebert (6-3)Ron Bryant (2-5)Orlando Pena (1)Red SchoendienstCharlie Fox3Com Park at Cand
NLSt. Louis Cardinals4San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP93,1652:25Sonny SiebertRon BryantSonny Siebert (6-3)Ron Bryant (2-5)Orlando Pena (1)Red SchoendienstCharlie FoxCandlestick Park
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 1974-06-05.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox522923.558--2422222011-1218-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1105555.500
239Milwaukee Brewers482523.5212.02221982414-1111-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1145163.447
3511Cleveland Indians512625.5102.52081931511-1514-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1115160.459
4715Baltimore Orioles512526.4903.5209226-1711-1414-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1116645.595
5917Detroit Tigers512427.4714.5170220-5016-178-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1114863.432
61018New York Yankees542529.4635.0212239-2711-1714-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1086444.593
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics533122.585--2501985213-1218-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1095950.541
2410Chicago White Sox492524.5104.0200221-2110-1514-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1115556.495
3613Kansas City Royals522626.5004.52382073112-1414-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1105159.464
4816Texas Rangers522527.4815.5236243-712-1513-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1085949.546
51119California Angels542529.4636.5228221711-1414-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1084365.398
61220Minnesota Twins492227.4497.0195222-278-1213-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1136053.531
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Philadelphia Phillies532924.547--21120479-1320-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1095158.468
246St. Louis Cardinals502723.5400.52372063112-1115-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1115952.532
368Montreal Expos442321.5231.5188195-714-139-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1175661.479
4921New York Mets512130.4127.0200222-2212-159-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1115061.450
51022Chicago Cubs471928.4047.0192261-695-1714-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1154768.409
61123Pittsburgh Pirates481830.3758.5210221-116-1712-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1147044.614
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers543915.722--31818413417-1022-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1086345.583
222Cincinnati Reds503020.6007.02241883613-1117-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1126844.607
357Atlanta Braves532825.52810.52191992014-1514-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1096049.550
5814San Francisco Giants562828.50012.0239243-414-1514-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1064462.415
4712Houston Astros542727.50012.02352191611-1516-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1085454.500
61224San Diego Padres582038.34521.0206337-1318-2212-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1044064.385

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe Lis1B-OF27.294Purchased by Indians from Twins.