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Monday September 9,1974This 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 1974-09-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees6Boston Red Sox3BoxDoc MedichRoger Moret(none)
Texas Rangers1California Angels4BoxChuck DobsonJackie Brown(none)
Texas Rangers5California Angels3BoxBill HandsEd FigueroaSteve Foucault
Detroit Tigers1Cleveland Indians7BoxDick BosmanLerrin LaGrow(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxBob ReynoldsTom MurphyDave Johnson
Chicago White Sox1Minnesota Twins3BoxDave GoltzBart Johnson(none)
Kansas City Royals0Oakland Athletics3BoxVida BlueSteve Busby(none)
Kansas City Royals0Oakland Athletics7BoxCatfish HunterPaul Splittorff(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8Atlanta Braves1BoxGeoff ZahnBuzz Capra(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs9BoxSteve StoneLarry DemeryDave LaRoche
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds8BoxFred NormanDave FreislebenPedro Borbon
San Francisco Giants8Houston Astros6BoxJohn MontefuscoLarry DierkerElias Sosa
Montreal Expos1New York Mets7BoxRay SadeckiDennis Blair(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals0BoxJim LonborgJohn Curtis(none)

Standings as of 1974-09-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126New York Yankees1407565.536--5735482533-3642-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium22148.636
238Baltimore Orioles1407466.5291.0551545637-3437-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium22175.773
347Boston Red Sox1407466.5291.06095783131-3843-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park221012.455
4612Cleveland Indians1397069.5044.5571577-633-3536-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium23716.304
51017Milwaukee Brewers1426775.4729.0567572-533-3934-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium20911.450
61120Detroit Tigers1416576.46110.5522636-11432-4033-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium21714.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1438261.573--64349814537-3145-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum19811.421
2510Texas Rangers1447569.5217.5632643-1137-3738-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1697.563
3713Minnesota Twins1427171.50010.5593602-932-4138-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium20119.550
4814Kansas City Royals1417071.49611.05885602834-3536-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium21714.333
5916Chicago White Sox1447173.49311.5621661-4031-4439-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1697.563
61223California Angels1445688.38926.5553603-5027-4329-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium18126.667
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Pittsburgh Pirates1407664.543--6485529630-3846-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium221210.545
259St. Louis Cardinals1417467.5252.55735433033-3441-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II20128.600
3715Philadelphia Phillies1417071.4966.5593616-2329-4241-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium211011.476
4818New York Mets1386573.47110.0497538-4132-3933-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium24618.250
51021Montreal Expos1386177.44214.0546592-4633-4328-34L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park23185.783
61122Chicago Cubs1385682.40619.0560699-13927-3830-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field241014.417
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1408852.629--70449321143-2945-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium22148.636
222Cincinnati Reds1418556.6033.566853213644-2541-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium21138.619
334Atlanta Braves1427864.54911.05744997535-3243-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium201010.500
4611Houston Astros1407169.50717.05695462328-3843-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome221012.455
5919San Francisco Giants1416675.46822.5553614-6134-4131-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park21615.286
61224San Diego Padres1425191.35938.0479740-26122-5229-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium20911.450


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill HandsP34.126Claimed on waivers by Rangers from Twins. 
Alex JohnsonOF31.276Purchased by Yankees from Rangers.