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Games on 1975-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics4Chicago White Sox3BoxRollie FingersTerry ForsterPaul Lindblad
Baltimore Orioles3Cleveland Indians4BoxDennis EckersleyDave JohnsonTom Buskey
New York Yankees2Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBill ChampionDoc Medich(none)
Kansas City Royals1Minnesota Twins4BoxDave GoltzSteve BusbyTom Burgmeier
California Angels3Texas Rangers4BoxSteve HarganBill Singer(none)
Atlanta Braves6Cincinnati Reds5BoxGary GentryClay KirbyTom House
San Diego Padres0Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDon SuttonDan Spillner(none)
Montreal Expos0New York Mets3BoxJerry KoosmanDave McNally(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Philadelphia Phillies9BoxWayne TwitchellBruce KisonTug McGraw
Houston Astros4San Francisco Giants5BoxRandy MoffittJim York(none)
Chicago Cubs1St. Louis Cardinals5BoxBob ForschRick Reuschel(none)

Standings as of 1975-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Milwaukee Brewers18117.611--8563225-56-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1445787.396
235Detroit Tigers17107.5880.56184-235-35-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1424795.331
3715New York Yankees211011.4762.510676304-46-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1397366.525
4918Boston Red Sox1789.4712.57390-174-44-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1438756.608
5817Cleveland Indians1789.4712.55764-75-73-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1427171.500
61121Baltimore Orioles18711.3894.06974-53-54-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1418358.589
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics21138.619--8466185-58-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1418556.603
247Texas Rangers20119.5501.59080106-25-7W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1426874.479
368Kansas City Royals221210.5451.59799-24-58-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1407961.564
459California Angels221210.5451.510897115-37-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1396079.432
51020Minnesota Twins17710.4124.07073-35-72-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1426973.486
61223Chicago White Sox22715.3186.588122-346-91-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1396871.489
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs19136.684--9980194-39-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1436281.434
236New York Mets18108.5562.58968214-66-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1447272.500
3410Pittsburgh Pirates1798.5293.0645863-46-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1448361.576
4916Philadelphia Phillies19910.4744.07178-74-65-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1437766.538
51019St. Louis Cardinals18810.4444.56786-193-65-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1447470.514
61224Montreal Expos17512.2947.04868-203-82-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1457075.483
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Dodgers24168.667--11881377-69-2W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1387266.522
2511Atlanta Braves251312.5203.587112-257-86-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1365482.397
4713San Francisco Giants221111.5004.07779-26-35-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1396970.496
3612Cincinnati Reds241212.5004.011996235-97-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1389642.696
5814San Diego Padres231112.4784.57593-186-35-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1396079.432
61122Houston Astros26917.3468.099114-154-85-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1355580.407


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Burt HootonP25.084Traded by Cubs to Dodgers for Eddie Solomon and Geoff Zahn. 
Eddie SolomonP24.082Traded by Dodgers with Geoff Zahn to Cubs for Burt Hooton. 
Geoff ZahnP29.134Traded by Dodgers with Eddie Solomon to Cubs for Burt Hooton.