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Monday July 8,1974This date in baseball
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Danny Ardoin celebrated a birthday on this date.
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 1974-07-08

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals5Boston Red Sox0BoxSteve BusbyDick Drago(none)
Baltimore Orioles6California Angels5BoxWayne GarlandAndy HasslerDave Johnson
Chicago White Sox5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxBill TraversStan Bahnsen(none)
Detroit Tigers2Minnesota Twins6BoxBert BlylevenWoodie Fryman(none)
Cleveland Indians3Oakland Athletics4BoxVida BlueGaylord Perry(none)
New York Yankees12Texas Rangers5BoxDick WoodsonDon Stanhouse(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Houston Astros4BoxTom GriffinLynn McGlothen(none)
San Francisco Giants5Montreal Expos4BoxRandy MoffittSteve Rogers(none)
San Diego Padres1New York Mets2BoxHarry ParkerDave FreislebenBob Miller
Los Angeles Dodgers4Philadelphia Phillies0BoxAndy MessersmithRon Schueler(none)
Atlanta Braves5Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxMax LeonJerry Reuss(none)

Standings as of 1974-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians814635.568--3413142722-1923-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium813150.383
235Baltimore Orioles814437.5432.0331342-1120-1924-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium814734.580
346Boston Red Sox824438.5372.53943732119-1925-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park804040.500
4610Detroit Tigers834340.5184.0306355-4921-2222-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium792950.367
5713Milwaukee Brewers824141.5005.53713393219-2222-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium803545.438
61017New York Yankees823943.4767.5327338-1120-2519-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium805030.625
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics844737.560--3803057519-2028-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum784335.551
259Kansas City Royals814239.5193.53593223721-2221-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium813546.432
3814Chicago White Sox834142.4945.5368387-1920-2420-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park773938.506
4916Texas Rangers854144.4826.5387404-1720-2221-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium754332.573
51120Minnesota Twins853847.4479.5335367-3218-2519-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium774433.571
61224California Angels873255.36816.5345398-5314-2618-29L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium753639.480
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137St. Louis Cardinals824339.524--3403152521-2122-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II794336.544
2612Philadelphia Phillies834241.5061.5337332514-2428-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium793841.481
3715Montreal Expos803941.4883.0344335919-2320-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park814041.494
5919Pittsburgh Pirates803644.4506.0336332412-2924-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium825230.634
4818Chicago Cubs803644.4506.0317407-9014-2422-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field823052.366
61122New York Mets823646.4397.0289336-4718-2118-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium803545.438
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers865927.686--44129115029-1730-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium764333.566
223Cincinnati Reds834736.56610.53582986021-1826-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium795128.646
348Atlanta Braves864541.52314.03302894121-2324-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium764333.566
4511Houston Astros854441.51814.53603233718-2226-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome773740.481
51021San Francisco Giants863848.44221.0327372-4519-2719-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park763442.447
61223San Diego Padres893653.40424.5315464-14914-3222-21L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium732449.329

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Sandy Alomar2B30.263Purchased by Yankees from Angels. 
Kurt Bevacqua3B-2B27.166Traded by Pirates to Royals for Cal Meier and Cash.