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Wednesday August 7,1974This date in baseball
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Games on 1974-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels1Chicago White Sox2BoxJim KaatNolan Ryan(none)
Cleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers3BoxMickey LolichFred Beene(none)
Minnesota Twins6Kansas City Royals7BoxDoug BirdBill Campbell(none)
Minnesota Twins1Kansas City Royals5BoxPaul SplittorffBill Butler(none)
Boston Red Sox1Milwaukee Brewers0BoxRoger MoretJim ColbornBob Veale
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees4BoxPat DobsonRoss GrimsleyCecil Upshaw
Oakland Athletics8Texas Rangers4BoxDarold KnowlesJim BibbyRollie Fingers
Atlanta Braves4Houston Astros6BoxFred SchermanMax LeonKen Forsch
Cincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxJack BillinghamAndy Messersmith(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Montreal Expos7BoxSteve RenkoBob Forsch(none)
Chicago Cubs2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxGene GarberOscar Zamora(none)
New York Mets1Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxLarry DemeryHarry Parker(none)

Standings as of 1974-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1106149.555--5154734226-2735-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park522329.442
235Cleveland Indians1085850.5372.0466459727-2630-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium541935.352
3511Baltimore Orioles1115754.5144.5459464-529-2828-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium513417.667
4814New York Yankees1105456.4917.0438442-424-3230-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium523517.673
5916Detroit Tigers1115358.4778.5417499-8227-3126-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium511932.373
61118Milwaukee Brewers1115259.4689.54724502223-3029-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium512427.471
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1126547.580--51540810730-2835-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum502525.500
248Kansas City Royals1095752.5236.54774413626-2831-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium532033.377
3612Chicago White Sox1125755.5098.0512526-1422-3234-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park482325.479
4713Texas Rangers1135657.4969.5512538-2627-3229-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium472819.596
51017Minnesota Twins1145460.47412.0479513-3423-3230-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium482820.583
61224California Angels1134370.38122.5458507-4923-3420-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium492524.510
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147St. Louis Cardinals1125953.527--4724442829-2530-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II492722.551
259Philadelphia Phillies1115754.5141.5474467722-3235-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium512328.451
3715Pittsburgh Pirates1115457.4864.54754571821-3433-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium513417.667
4819Montreal Expos1095158.4686.5449458-928-3323-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park522824.538
51021New York Mets1074760.4399.5384447-6325-2922-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium552431.436
61122Chicago Cubs1084662.42611.0432554-12222-3324-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field542034.370
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1127339.652--56438018435-2138-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium502921.580
222Cincinnati Reds1136845.6025.552641011635-2233-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium493019.612
336Houston Astros1105852.52714.04764324423-3035-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome522329.442
4610Atlanta Braves1115754.51415.54393914828-2829-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium513120.608
5920San Francisco Giants1135063.44223.5448507-5923-3327-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park492227.449
61223San Diego Padres1134568.39828.5396588-19217-3728-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium491534.306


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob BabcockP24.347Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Norm Cash1B39.270Released by Tigers. 
Mike McQueenP23.342Traded by Braves to Orioles for Pete Watts. 
Jim NorthrupOF34.257Sent to Expos by Tigers for future considerations.