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Thursday August 29,1974This 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 1974-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox3Chicago White Sox2BoxBill LeeWilbur WoodDiego Segui
Baltimore Orioles6Texas Rangers2BoxRoss GrimsleyJim Bibby(none)
Chicago Cubs1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxAndy MessersmithBill Bonham(none)
Atlanta Braves7Montreal Expos2BoxPhil NiekroSteve Rogers(none)
Houston Astros0New York Mets7BoxTom SeaverDave Roberts(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Diego Padres1BoxJohn CurtisLarry Hardy(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2San Francisco Giants3BoxRandy MoffittDave Giusti(none)

Standings as of 1974-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1297257.558--5815315031-3241-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park331221.364
248New York Yankees1296762.5195.0513504929-3638-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium332211.667
3511Cleveland Indians1286563.5086.5531541-1030-3234-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium341222.353
4814Baltimore Orioles1296465.4968.0508526-1830-3334-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium33276.818
51017Milwaukee Brewers1316269.47311.0532528430-3532-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium311417.452
61118Detroit Tigers1306169.46911.5475584-10930-3731-32W1T 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
3612Texas Rangers1326765.5088.5583604-2133-3534-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium281711.607
4713Chicago White Sox1336667.49610.0584613-2926-4139-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park271413.519
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 Pirates1306862.523--5925167628-3640-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium322012.625
259St. Louis Cardinals1316863.5190.55355142132-3236-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II301812.600
3715Philadelphia Phillies1306466.4924.0543559-1625-3839-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium321616.500
4819Montreal Expos1285969.4618.0512537-2531-3528-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park332013.606
51021New York Mets1285771.44510.0454516-6228-3729-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium341420.412
61122Chicago Cubs1275176.40215.5511652-14124-3828-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field351520.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1308347.638--65545320240-2843-19W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium321913.594
222Cincinnati Reds1318051.6113.562248813442-2438-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium311813.581
335Atlanta Braves1317358.55710.55374607735-2938-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium311516.484
4610Houston Astros1306763.51516.05324933927-3640-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome321418.438
5920San Francisco Giants1315972.45024.5505577-7229-3929-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park311318.419
61224San Diego Padres1315081.38233.5451684-23321-4529-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium311021.323


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Juan AgostoP16.187Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Aurelio LopezP25.342Purchased by Royals from Mexico City Reds (Mexican).