Tips Updates
Minor Leagues
Extra Bases

Thursday May 8,1975This date in baseball
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook

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.

1975 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

Select a Date

Month Day Year

Games on 1975-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers4Detroit Tigers6BoxRay BareJim ColbornJohn Hiller
Texas Rangers5Kansas City Royals3BoxSteve HarganDoug Bird(none)
California Angels5Oakland Athletics0BoxNolan RyanDave Hamilton(none)
San Francisco Giants2Atlanta Braves3BoxRon ReedMike CaldwellTom House
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds0BoxRandy JonesGary Nolan(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4New York Mets2BoxBruce KisonJerry Koosman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJim LonborgJohn Denny(none)

Standings as of 1975-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Milwaukee Brewers23149.609--11385286-78-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1395485.388
236Boston Red Sox21129.5711.010010007-45-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1398356.597
345Detroit Tigers21129.5711.078109-315-47-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1384593.326
41018Baltimore Orioles231013.4354.0918924-76-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1368056.588
5919Cleveland Indians231013.4354.07694-185-75-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1366967.507
61120New York Yankees251015.4005.011798194-86-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1357362.541
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics261511.577--10384195-710-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1368353.610
2510Texas Rangers261412.5381.010910277-47-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1366571.478
3612Kansas City Royals271413.5191.5120131-114-710-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1357758.570
4714California Angels281414.5002.012411867-77-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1335875.436
5815Minnesota Twins211011.4762.59685116-84-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1386672.478
61222Chicago White Sox261016.3855.0101133-326-94-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1356570.481
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs24168.667--127101267-59-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1385979.428
248Pittsburgh Pirates221210.5453.0817296-66-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1398059.576
359Philadelphia Phillies241311.5423.09497-36-77-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1387365.529
4917New York Mets221012.4555.09383104-66-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1407268.514
51021St. Louis Cardinals23914.3916.590114-243-66-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1397366.525
61123Montreal Expos21813.3816.56381-184-84-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1416774.475
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Dodgers291910.655--13696407-612-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1336964.519
237Cincinnati Reds291613.5523.0145107385-911-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1339241.692
3611San Francisco Giants271413.5194.010810358-46-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1346668.493
4713San Diego Padres281414.5004.596118-229-55-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1345777.425
5816Atlanta Braves301416.4675.596136-407-107-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1315378.405
61224Houston Astros311021.32310.0119140-215-125-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1305476.415


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob ColuccioOF23.219Traded by Brewers to White Sox for Bill Sharp. 
Gary GentryP28.214Released by Braves. 
Bill SharpOF25.110Traded by White Sox to Brewers for Bob Coluccio.