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Tuesday August 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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Games on 1975-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles3Boston Red Sox0BoxJim PalmerLuis Tiant(none)
California Angels10Chicago White Sox4BoxEd FigueroaClaude Osteen(none)
California Angels1Chicago White Sox4BoxJesse JeffersonBill SingerRich Gossage
Detroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians8BoxEric RaichRay BareRick Waits
Minnesota Twins1Kansas City Royals6BoxAl FitzmorrisDave Goltz(none)
New York Yankees4Milwaukee Brewers3BoxCatfish HunterTom Murphy(none)
Oakland Athletics3Texas Rangers2BoxDick BosmanStan PerzanowskiRollie Fingers
Oakland Athletics2Texas Rangers15BoxClyde WrightSonny Siebert(none)
Atlanta Braves0Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxDon SuttonPhil Niekro(none)
Montreal Expos7New York Mets0BoxDon CarrithersJerry Koosman(none)
Montreal Expos7New York Mets0BoxDennis BlairTom HallWoodie Fryman
Chicago Cubs5Philadelphia Phillies13BoxDick RuthvenBill Bonham(none)
Houston Astros5San Diego Padres6BoxBill GreifWayne Granger(none)
Cincinnati Reds6San Francisco Giants3BoxPedro BorbonEd HalickiWill McEnaney
Pittsburgh Pirates6St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJim RookerEric Rasmussen(none)

Standings as of 1975-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Boston Red Sox1106644.600--5695175232-2034-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park502921.580
247Baltimore Orioles1075750.5337.54533926127-2530-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium523319.635
358New York Yankees1095752.5238.54723997328-2829-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium512625.510
4714Milwaukee Brewers1115358.47713.5461520-5925-3028-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium511536.294
5917Cleveland Indians1074958.45815.5453498-4525-3024-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium523022.577
61223Detroit Tigers1104664.41820.0428546-11819-3527-29L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium491138.224
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics1106842.618--5084129630-2638-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum523022.577
236Kansas City Royals1096049.5507.54914464525-3035-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium533122.585
3613Chicago White Sox1105357.48215.0465474-921-3532-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park512229.431
4816Texas Rangers1115259.46816.5504508-424-3128-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium512724.529
51021Minnesota Twins1124963.43820.0533551-1824-3225-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium472720.574
61122California Angels1124963.43820.0433507-7428-2921-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium492326.469
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates1106644.600--47837810030-2436-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium512625.510
235Philadelphia Phillies1116249.5594.55084594922-3340-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium512427.471
3510New York Mets1095653.5149.54334171627-2629-27L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium532627.491
4611St. Louis Cardinals1105654.50910.0441459-1827-2829-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II522626.500
5918Chicago Cubs1135162.45116.5468561-9319-3732-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field492425.490
61120Montreal Expos1074760.43917.5384441-5722-3125-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park552827.509
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1117338.658--55839016829-2644-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium513516.686
249Los Angeles Dodgers1125854.51815.54453766925-3133-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium503020.600
3712San Francisco Giants1115556.49518.0451464-1323-3232-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park502525.500
4815San Diego Padres1115259.46821.0372445-7326-2926-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium511932.373
51019Atlanta Braves1114962.44124.0403493-9023-3526-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium501832.360
61224Houston Astros1144074.35134.5462520-5817-4323-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John MullenAstrodome472423.511


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Roger NelsonP31.059Released by Athletics. 
Dave SchneckOF26.048Traded by Phillies to Reds for John Vukovich. 
John Vukovich3B28.005Traded by Reds to Phillies for Dave Schneck.