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Monday May 5,1975This 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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Month Day Year

Games on 1975-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees1Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim PalmerCatfish Hunter(none)
Boston Red Sox7Cleveland Indians5BoxLuis TiantJim PerryDick Drago
California Angels3Texas Rangers4BoxFergie JenkinsDick Lange(none)
Houston Astros0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDoug RauLarry Dierker(none)
Chicago Cubs2Montreal Expos3BoxDennis BlairRay BurrisChuck Taylor
Philadelphia Phillies3St. Louis Cardinals11BoxBob GibsonSteve Carlton(none)

Standings as of 1975-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Brewers20137.650--10070305-58-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1425587.387
246Detroit Tigers18108.5562.06396-335-45-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1414794.333
359Boston Red Sox19109.5262.59297-55-45-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1418556.603
4816Cleveland Indians211011.4763.57386-135-75-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1386969.500
51020New York Yankees241014.4175.011494204-76-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1367363.537
61121Baltimore Orioles22913.4095.0878614-75-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1378156.591
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Oakland Athletics231310.565--8975145-78-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1398554.612
224Texas Rangers231310.565--9787106-27-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1396673.475
3611California Angels251312.5201.0115104116-57-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1365977.434
4713Kansas City Royals241212.5001.5105119-144-78-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1387959.572
5917Minnesota Twins19910.4742.0908195-74-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1406773.479
61222Chicago White Sox24915.3754.597127-306-93-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1376671.482
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs22157.682--11692246-49-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1406080.429
248New York Mets19109.5263.58971184-66-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1437271.503
3712Philadelphia Phillies221111.5004.08494-104-77-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1407565.536
4918Pittsburgh Pirates19910.4744.5696813-66-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1428359.585
51019St. Louis Cardinals21912.4295.587104-173-66-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1417368.518
61123Montreal Expos19712.3686.55470-164-83-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1436875.476
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers271710.630--12894347-610-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1357164.526
237Cincinnati Reds261412.5382.512899295-99-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1369442.691
3510San Diego Padres251312.5203.088101-138-35-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1375879.423
4614San Francisco Giants241212.5003.59397-46-36-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1376869.496
5815Atlanta Braves271314.4814.090121-317-106-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1345480.403
61224Houston Astros291019.3458.0117132-155-105-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1325478.409


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Eddie LeonSS-2B28.267Released by Yankees. 
Orlando PenaP41.169Released by Angels. 
Herb WashingtonH23.171Released by Athletics.