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Thursday April 17,1975This 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 1975-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers7Chicago White Sox3BoxFergie JenkinsStan Bahnsen(none)
Houston Astros1Atlanta Braves2BoxCarl MortonDave Roberts(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxMike MarshallClay Carroll(none)
Chicago Cubs10Philadelphia Phillies9BoxKen FrailingWayne Twitchell(none)
Montreal Expos7Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxDave McNallyJerry Reuss(none)
New York Mets14St. Louis Cardinals7BoxRick BaldwinElias Sosa(none)

Standings as of 1975-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Boston Red Sox752.714--3032-24-11-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1539063.588
247Detroit Tigers532.6001.01723-63-10-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium15454100.351
359Milwaukee Brewers743.5711.0292272-22-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1556491.413
4714Baltimore Orioles633.5001.53119121-02-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1538766.569
5816Cleveland Indians422.5001.51516-11-21-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1557778.497
61224New York Yankees716.1434.02131-100-11-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1538271.536
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals862.750--3624121-15-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1548569.552
234Oakland Athletics853.6251.0373073-22-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1549361.604
3613Texas Rangers844.5002.0474253-01-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1547579.487
4915California Angels844.5002.0383711-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1536885.444
51019Minnesota Twins835.3753.0383712-41-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1517378.483
61122Chicago White Sox1037.3004.03662-263-40-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1517279.477
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs761.857--4226163-03-1W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1556986.445
225St. Louis Cardinals853.6251.5383622-13-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1547777.500
3611Pittsburgh Pirates633.5002.52326-31-02-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1558966.574
51020Philadelphia Phillies835.3753.53039-91-12-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1548371.539
4918Montreal Expos835.3753.52634-83-50-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1547282.468
61223New York Mets725.2864.0292721-41-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1558075.516
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
246Los Angeles Dodgers1064.600--4937122-44-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1528270.539
138Atlanta Braves1064.600--3239-73-43-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1516190.404
3510San Diego Padres743.5710.51425-112-12-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1556788.432
4712San Francisco Giants844.5001.0261971-03-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1537677.497
5817Cincinnati Reds1046.4002.0403821-63-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium15210448.684
61121Houston Astros936.3332.53538-30-33-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1526191.401


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jimmy FreemanP23.293Traded by Braves to Orioles for Earl Williams and Cash. 
Earl WilliamsC-1B26.277Traded by Orioles with Cash to Braves for Jimmy Freeman.