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Games on 1975-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4California Angels3BoxLarry GuraNolan Ryan(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Chicago White Sox4BoxDoyle AlexanderWilbur WoodDyar Miller
Kansas City Royals3Cleveland Indians4BoxRoric HarrisonMarty PattinDave LaRoche
Minnesota Twins3Detroit Tigers1BoxJim HughesJoe Coleman(none)
Texas Rangers6Milwaukee Brewers4BoxSteve HarganBill TraversSteve Foucault
Boston Red Sox2Oakland Athletics3BoxKen HoltzmanReggie ClevelandRollie Fingers
Chicago Cubs0Atlanta Braves1BoxCarl MortonTom Dettore(none)
Chicago Cubs3Atlanta Braves1BoxRay BurrisBruce Dal CantonDarold Knowles
Montreal Expos8Cincinnati Reds7BoxWoodie FrymanPedro Borbon(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Houston Astros5BoxJim CrawfordKent Tekulve(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets3BoxMike MarshallKen Sanders(none)
San Francisco Giants4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxGene GarberRandy Moffitt(none)
San Diego Padres6St. Louis Cardinals10BoxBob ForschDan Spillner(none)

Standings as of 1975-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Boston Red Sox1136845.602--5805245634-2134-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park472720.574
247Baltimore Orioles1116150.5506.04794067331-2530-25W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium482919.604
358New York Yankees1125953.5278.54854107530-2929-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulShea Stadium482424.500
4816Milwaukee Brewers1145361.46515.5469535-6625-3028-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium481533.313
5917Cleveland Indians1105159.46415.5465510-4525-3026-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium492821.571
61223Detroit Tigers1144668.40422.5439568-12919-3527-33L13T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium451134.244
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics1137043.619--52342010331-2739-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum492821.571
236Kansas City Royals1126250.5547.55084555325-3137-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium502921.580
3612Chicago White Sox1135558.48715.0488486221-3534-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park482028.417
4714Texas Rangers1145460.47416.5516524-825-3129-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium482523.521
51021Minnesota Twins1155065.43521.0541566-2525-3425-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium442618.591
61122California Angels1154966.42622.0441530-8928-3121-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium462323.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates1136647.584--4843939130-2736-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium482622.542
235Philadelphia Phillies1136350.5583.05164684822-3341-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium492326.469
3510New York Mets1125854.5187.54524272527-2631-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium502426.480
449St. Louis Cardinals1125854.5187.5455467-1227-2831-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II502426.480
5918Chicago Cubs1165363.45714.5476566-9021-3832-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field462224.478
61120Montreal Expos1104862.43616.5398464-6623-3325-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park522725.519
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1137439.655--57740317430-2644-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium493415.694
2611Los Angeles Dodgers1145955.51815.54533846926-3133-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium482919.604
3713San Francisco Giants1135558.48719.0460481-2123-3332-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park482523.521
4815San Diego Padres1135360.46921.0384456-7226-3027-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium491831.367
51019Atlanta Braves1145163.44723.5410500-9024-3527-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium471631.340
61224Houston Astros1174275.35934.0474530-5617-4425-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome442222.500