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Top1974 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALOakland Athletics3Cleveland Indians2Boxscore - PBP941,8482:19Catfish HunterGaylord PerryCatfish Hunter (14-8)Gaylord Perry (15-3)-Alvin DarkKen AspromonteCleveland Stadium
ALMinnesota Twins3Detroit Tigers5Boxscore - PBP914,3832:18Bill ButlerJoe ColemanJoe Coleman (8-9)Bill Butler (3-4)-Frank QuiliciRalph HoukTiger Stadium
ALKansas City Royals6New York Yankees10Boxscore - PBP912,6152:48Paul SplittorffDick TidrowMike Wallace (5-0)Paul Splittorff (9-10)-Jack McKeonBill VirdonShea Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox1Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP912,3502:26Dick DragoFergie JenkinsFergie Jenkins (12-9)Dick Drago (5-7)-Darrell JohnsonBilly MartinArlington Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates4Atlanta Braves0Boxscore - PBP98,2621:52Jerry ReussRon ReedJerry Reuss (9-7)Ron Reed (6-5)-Danny MurtaughEddie MathewsAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLChicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP928,4592:28Bill BonhamFred NormanBill Bonham (9-11)Fred Norman (9-9)Oscar Zamora (6)Whitey LockmanSparky AndersonCinergy Field
NLMontreal Expos5Los Angeles Dodgers7Boxscore - PBP924,4912:17Ernie McAnallyAndy MessersmithAndy Messersmith (11-2)Ernie McAnally (6-11)-Gene MauchWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies8San Diego Padres5Boxscore - PBP98,1963:05Steve CarltonDave FreislebenRon Schueler (5-11)Vicente Romo (5-5)-Danny OzarkJohn McNamaraQualcomm Stadium
NLHouston Astros8St. Louis Cardinals2Boxscore - PBP911,5602:19Claude OsteenLynn McGlothenClaude Osteen (9-7)Lynn McGlothen (12-6)-Preston GomezRed SchoendienstBusch Stadium II
9 Games on this date

Standings as of 1974-07-18.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox924943.533--4284101820-2229-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park703535.500
346Cleveland Indians904743.5221.0369364523-2323-21L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium723042.417
237Baltimore Orioles904743.5221.0359368-923-2224-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium724428.611
4612Milwaukee Brewers914645.5052.54173774020-2426-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium713041.423
5813New York Yankees924646.5003.0377372523-2523-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium704327.614
6915Detroit Tigers924547.4894.0333399-6622-2923-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium702743.386
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics935439.581--4213338825-2229-17W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum693633.522
2510Chicago White Sox924745.5116.5402411-920-2626-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park683335.485
3711Kansas City Royals914645.5057.03943742021-2325-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium713140.437
51117Texas Rangers954550.47410.0410445-3523-2822-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium653926.600
41018Minnesota Twins954550.47410.0388410-2218-2626-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium673730.552
61224California Angels953758.38918.0388423-3519-2718-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium673136.463
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Philadelphia Phillies924745.511--380390-1018-2729-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium703337.471
2614Montreal Expos894445.4941.53823701223-2621-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park723537.486
3716St. Louis Cardinals924448.4783.0371374-321-2323-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II694227.609
4819Pittsburgh Pirates914249.4624.5381376513-2929-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium714625.648
51021Chicago Cubs904050.4446.0365456-9117-2823-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field722646.361
61223New York Mets893851.4277.5310369-5920-2418-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium733340.452
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers946232.660--47632814830-1832-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium684028.588
222Cincinnati Reds955639.5896.54203427830-2026-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium674225.627
335Houston Astros945044.53212.04023594319-2531-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome683137.456
448Atlanta Braves965046.52113.03783334525-2525-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium663828.576
5920San Francisco Giants944252.44720.0371406-3520-2822-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park683038.441
61122San Diego Padres984256.42922.0362495-13316-3226-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium641846.281