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Tuesday August 20,1974This 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.

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Games on 1974-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers1Baltimore Orioles2BoxMike CuellarJackie Brown(none)
Chicago White Sox3Boston Red Sox8BoxDick DragoStan Bahnsen(none)
Detroit Tigers1California Angels0BoxMickey LolichNolan Ryan(none)
Kansas City Royals2Cleveland Indians0BoxAl FitzmorrisGaylord PerryLindy McDaniel
Minnesota Twins1New York Yankees2BoxPat DobsonBert Blyleven(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Oakland Athletics7BoxCatfish HunterEduardo Rodriguez(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Atlanta Braves8BoxPhil NiekroAlan FosterTom House
Los Angeles Dodgers18Chicago Cubs8BoxDon SuttonTom Dettore(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds7BoxClay KirbyRon Schueler(none)
New York Mets2Houston Astros6BoxJ.R. RichardRay SadeckiMike Cosgrove
San Diego Padres3Montreal Expos0BoxDave FreislebenSteve Rogers(none)
San Francisco Giants8Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxMike CaldwellJohn Morlan(none)

Standings as of 1974-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1226854.557--5645145029-3139-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park401624.400
248Cleveland Indians1186157.5175.0487488-127-2733-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium441628.364
3510Baltimore Orioles1216259.5125.5486492-629-3133-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium412912.707
4613New York Yankees1226161.5007.0479488-927-3534-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium402812.700
51017Milwaukee Brewers1235964.4809.55175041329-3530-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium391722.436
61119Detroit Tigers1235865.47210.5449556-10730-3628-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium391425.359
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1247153.573--56944212731-2840-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum381919.500
236Kansas City Royals1206456.5335.05264666030-3134-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium421329.310
3714Texas Rangers1246163.49210.0548580-3229-3432-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium362313.639
4816Chicago White Sox1256164.48810.5557589-3226-4034-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park351916.543
5915Minnesota Twins1256164.48810.5523546-2327-3633-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium372116.568
61224California Angels1254976.39222.5497537-4024-3425-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium371918.514
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147St. Louis Cardinals1246559.524--5174912629-2836-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II372116.568
3712Pittsburgh Pirates1236261.5042.55505034723-3539-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium392613.667
2611Philadelphia Phillies1236261.5042.5523536-1324-3538-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium391821.462
4818Montreal Expos1205763.4756.0480496-1631-3526-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park412219.537
51021New York Mets1195267.43710.5419491-7226-3426-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium431924.442
61122Chicago Cubs1205070.41713.0488618-13022-3428-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field421626.381
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1237746.626--61343118239-2838-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium392514.641
222Cincinnati Reds1247549.6052.558745613137-2338-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium382315.605
335Atlanta Braves1226656.54110.55034376632-2834-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium402218.550
459Houston Astros1226359.51613.55144654926-3337-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome401822.450
5920San Francisco Giants1245668.45221.5492549-5729-3827-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park381622.421
61223San Diego Padres1244975.39528.5434647-21321-4428-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium381127.289


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Juan PizarroP37.194Signed as Free Agent by Pirates.