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Wednesday August 28,1974This 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 1974-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox0Chicago White Sox3BoxBart JohnsonLuis Tiant(none)
California Angels1Detroit Tigers2BoxMickey LolichFrank Tanana(none)
Cleveland Indians7Kansas City Royals1BoxGaylord PerryAl Fitzmorris(none)
Oakland Athletics3Milwaukee Brewers1BoxCatfish HunterJim ColbornRollie Fingers
New York Yankees5Minnesota Twins0BoxPat DobsonJoe Decker(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Texas Rangers4BoxJackie BrownDave McNally(none)
Chicago Cubs6Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxMike MarshallOscar Zamora(none)
Atlanta Braves4Montreal Expos2BoxCarl MortonJohn Montague(none)
Houston Astros3New York Mets2BoxRamon de los SantosJerry CramJim York
Cincinnati Reds4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxWill McEnaneyRon SchuelerDick Baney
St. Louis Cardinals5San Diego Padres1BoxLynn McGlothenBill Greif(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Francisco Giants1BoxDave GiustiJim Barr(none)

Standings as of 1974-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1287157.555--5785294930-3241-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park341321.382
249New York Yankees1296762.5194.5513504929-3638-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium332211.667
3612Cleveland Indians1286563.5086.0531541-1030-3234-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium341222.353
4815Baltimore Orioles1286365.4928.0502524-2229-3334-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium34286.824
51017Milwaukee Brewers1316269.47310.5532528430-3532-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium311417.452
61118Detroit Tigers1306169.46911.0475584-10930-3731-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium321121.344
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1317556.573--59045613435-3040-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311516.484
236Kansas City Royals1306961.5315.55725046834-3335-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium32824.250
3511Texas Rangers1316764.5118.0581598-1733-3534-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium291712.586
4713Chicago White Sox1326666.5009.5582610-2826-4139-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park281414.500
5916Minnesota Twins1326468.48511.5548575-2729-3834-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium301812.600
61223California Angels1325181.38624.5515566-5125-3926-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium301713.567
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Pittsburgh Pirates1296861.527--5905137728-3540-26W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium332013.606
2610St. Louis Cardinals1306763.5151.55325131931-3236-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II311912.613
3714Philadelphia Phillies1306466.4924.5543559-1625-3839-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium321616.500
4819Montreal Expos1275968.4658.0510530-2031-3528-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park342014.588
51021New York Mets1275671.44111.0447516-6928-3728-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium351520.429
61122Chicago Cubs1265175.40515.5510649-13924-3728-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field361521.417
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1298247.636--65245220040-2842-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium332013.606
222Cincinnati Reds1318051.6113.062248813442-2438-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium311813.581
335Atlanta Braves1307258.55410.55304587234-2938-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium321616.500
458Houston Astros1296762.51915.05324864627-3540-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome331419.424
5920San Francisco Giants1305872.44624.5502575-7329-3928-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park321418.438
61224San Diego Padres1305080.38532.5450681-23121-4529-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium321022.313