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Wednesday July 17,1974This 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 1974-07-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2Baltimore Orioles0BoxVida BlueMike CuellarRollie Fingers
Detroit Tigers1Chicago White Sox7BoxWilbur WoodWoodie Fryman(none)
California Angels7Cleveland Indians5BoxDave SellsTom Buskey(none)
Boston Red Sox6Kansas City Royals3BoxRoger MoretMarty Pattin(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Minnesota Twins10BoxBert BlylevenJim Colborn(none)
Texas Rangers2New York Yankees0BoxJim BibbyPat Dobson(none)
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves7BoxBuzz CapraRay Burris(none)
Montreal Expos5Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDon CarrithersGeoff Zahn(none)
Houston Astros3Pittsburgh Pirates11BoxLarry DemeryDon Wilson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Diego Padres15BoxRandy JonesJim Lonborg(none)
New York Mets2San Francisco Giants6BoxJohn D'AcquistoBob Apodaca(none)
Cincinnati Reds6St. Louis Cardinals4BoxWill McEnaneyRich FolkersPedro Borbon

Standings as of 1974-07-17

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox914942.538--4274081920-2129-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park713536.493
235Cleveland Indians894742.5281.0367361623-2323-20L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium733043.411
348Baltimore Orioles904743.5221.5359368-923-2224-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium724428.611
4711Milwaukee Brewers914645.5053.04173774020-2426-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium713041.423
5814New York Yankees914546.4954.0367366123-2522-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium714427.620
6915Detroit Tigers914447.4845.0328396-6822-2922-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium712843.394
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics925339.576--4183318724-2229-17W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum703733.529
259Kansas City Royals904644.5116.03883642421-2225-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium723141.431
3610Chicago White Sox924745.5116.0402411-920-2626-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park683335.485
41017Minnesota Twins944549.4799.0385405-2018-2526-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium683731.544
51118Texas Rangers944450.46810.0408444-3623-2821-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium664026.606
61224California Angels953758.38917.5388423-3519-2718-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium673136.463
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1512Philadelphia Phillies914645.505--372385-1317-2729-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium713437.479
2613Montreal Expos884444.5000.53773631423-2521-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park733538.479
3716St. Louis Cardinals914447.4842.0369366321-2323-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II704228.600
4819Pittsburgh Pirates904149.4564.5377376112-2929-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium724725.653
51021Chicago Cubs893950.4386.0362454-9216-2823-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field732746.370
61223New York Mets893851.4277.0310369-5920-2418-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium733340.452
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers936132.656--46932314630-1831-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium694128.594
222Cincinnati Reds945638.5965.54183397930-2026-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium684226.618
336Houston Astros934944.52712.03943573718-2531-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome693237.464
447Atlanta Braves955045.52612.03783294925-2525-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium673829.567
5920San Francisco Giants944252.44719.5371406-3520-2822-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park683038.441
61122San Diego Padres974255.43321.0357487-13016-3226-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium651847.277

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tommy McCraw1B-OF33.238Purchased by Indians from Angels.