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Games on 1974-07-17

Top1974 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALOakland Athletics2Baltimore Orioles0Boxscore - PBP922,6072:24Vida BlueMike CuellarVida Blue (10-9)Mike Cuellar (12-6)Rollie Fingers (9)Alvin DarkEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALDetroit Tigers1Chicago White Sox7Boxscore - PBP914,0222:06Woodie FrymanWilbur WoodWilbur Wood (15-11)Woodie Fryman (4-6)-Ralph HoukChuck TannerComiskey Park
ALCalifornia Angels7Cleveland Indians5Boxscore - PBP95,2042:40Andy HasslerJim PerryDave Sells (2-3)Tom Buskey (0-3)-Dick WilliamsKen AspromonteCleveland Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox6Kansas City Royals3Boxscore - PBP915,6442:53Roger MoretMarty PattinRoger Moret (3-3)Marty Pattin (2-5)-Darrell JohnsonJack McKeonKauffman Stadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers5Minnesota Twins10Boxscore - PBP911,5992:28Jim ColbornBert BlylevenBert Blyleven (9-10)Jim Colborn (6-6)-Del CrandallFrank QuiliciMetropolitan Stad
ALTexas Rangers2New York Yankees0Boxscore - PBP926,1692:06Jim BibbyPat DobsonJim Bibby (12-12)Pat Dobson (7-12)-Billy MartinBill VirdonShea Stadium
NLChicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves7Boxscore - PBP97,1422:27Ray BurrisBuzz CapraBuzz Capra (10-4)Ray Burris (3-3)-Whitey LockmanEddie MathewsAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLMontreal Expos5Los Angeles Dodgers4Boxscore - PBP925,1762:55Steve RogersTommy JohnDon Carrithers (1-1)Geoff Zahn (1-1)-Gene MauchWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
NLHouston Astros3Pittsburgh Pirates11Boxscore - PBP910,9412:38Don WilsonLarry DemeryLarry Demery (1-4)Don Wilson (6-7)-Preston GomezDanny MurtaughThree Rivers Stad
NLPhiladelphia Phillies1San Diego Padres15Boxscore - PBP99,0312:13Jim LonborgRandy JonesRandy Jones (7-13)Jim Lonborg (11-9)-Danny OzarkJohn McNamaraQualcomm Stadium
NLNew York Mets2San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP910,0162:38Bob ApodacaJohn D'AcquistoJohn D'Acquisto (8-7)Bob Apodaca (2-5)-Yogi BerraWes Westrum3Com Park at Cand
NLNew York Mets2San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP910,0162:38Bob ApodacaJohn D'AcquistoJohn D'Acquisto (8-7)Bob Apodaca (2-5)-Yogi BerraWes WestrumCandlestick Park
NLCincinnati Reds6St. Louis Cardinals4Boxscore - PBP1228,7433:02Tom CarrollBob GibsonWill McEnaney (1-0)Rich Folkers (2-1)Pedro Borbon (12)Sparky AndersonRed SchoendienstBusch Stadium II
13 Games on this date

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


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