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Wednesday, May 8,1974

Wednesday, May 8,1974

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1974 reg season May 8,1974 New York Yankees  0  Boston Red Sox  4  box | pbp Fenway Park Bill Lee Mel Stottlemyre -- 13,985 2:02
1974 reg season May 8,1974 Cleveland Indians  3  California Angels  2  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Tom Hilgendorf Dave Sells Tom Buskey 6,649 3:04
1974 reg season May 8,1974 Baltimore Orioles  3  Oakland Athletics  7  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Vida Blue Jim Palmer -- 2,980 2:22
1974 reg season May 8,1974 Kansas City Royals  4  Texas Rangers  2  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Al Fitzmorris Fergie Jenkins -- 10,466 2:24
1974 reg season May 8,1974 St. Louis Cardinals  2  Cincinnati Reds  0  box | pbp Cinergy Field John Curtis Don Gullett -- 9,864 1:57
1974 reg season May 8,1974 Pittsburgh Pirates  6  Houston Astros  8  box | pbp Astrodome Mike Nagy Jim Sadowski -- 11,266 3:26
1974 reg season May 8,1974 Los Angeles Dodgers  6  Montreal Expos  3  box | pbp Parc Jarry Andy Messersmith Ernie McAnally -- 16,141 2:26
1974 reg season May 8,1974 San Francisco Giants  2  New York Mets  4  box | pbp Shea Stadium Jon Matlack John D'Acquisto -- 13,421 2:18
1974 reg season May 8,1974 San Diego Padres  0  Philadelphia Phillies  4  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Jim Lonborg Randy Jones -- 5,081 1:49
9 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1974 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 30 17 13 .567 0.0 121 122 -1 L1 7-9 10-4 1 1 4 Yes dnq
1974 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 28 15 13 .536 1.0 131 115 16 W4 8-9 7-4 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1974 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 26 13 13 .500 2.0 99 103 -4 L1 5-8 8-5 3 6 12 -- Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1974 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 26 13 13 .500 2.0 90 109 -19 L1 9-8 4-5 4 8 13 -- dnq
1974 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 22 10 12 .455 3.0 104 100 4 L4 5-4 5-8 5 10 18 -- dnq
1974 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 27 12 15 .444 3.5 107 125 -18 W2 3-7 9-8 6 11 20 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1974 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 28 15 13 .536 0.0 135 125 10 L4 8-7 7-6 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1974 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 25 13 12 .520 0.5 104 115 -11 W3 6-6 6-7 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1974 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 27 14 13 .519 0.5 109 116 -7 W1 6-8 7-6 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1974 AL West California Angels franchise | log 30 15 15 .500 1.0 147 127 20 L3 6-8 9-7 4 7 10 -- dnq
1974 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 28 13 15 .464 2.0 118 128 -10 W1 5-7 8-8 5 9 17 -- Won World Series (Dodgers)
1974 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 25 11 14 .440 2.5 127 107 20 W3 5-7 6-7 6 12 21 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1974 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 28 16 12 .571 0.0 135 122 13 W3 9-7 7-5 1 3 3 Yes dnq
1974 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 28 14 14 .500 2.0 122 119 3 W1 4-9 10-5 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1974 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 21 10 11 .476 2.5 94 103 -9 L3 6-8 4-3 3 7 15 -- dnq
1974 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 23 10 13 .435 3.5 93 134 -41 W1 2-9 8-4 4 10 22 -- dnq
1974 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 28 11 17 .393 5.0 115 125 -10 W1 6-9 5-8 5 11 23 -- dnq
1974 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 24 8 16 .333 6.0 108 128 -20 L3 3-8 5-8 6 12 24 -- Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1974 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 28 19 9 .679 0.0 150 82 68 W1 7-6 12-3 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1974 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 30 19 11 .633 1.0 156 110 46 W2 5-6 14-5 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1974 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 30 16 14 .533 4.0 126 111 15 L1 8-8 8-6 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1974 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 25 12 13 .480 5.5 113 106 7 L2 5-7 7-6 4 6 14 -- dnq
1974 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 28 13 15 .464 6.0 111 128 -17 L1 4-9 9-6 5 8 16 -- dnq
1974 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 31 14 17 .452 6.5 105 160 -55 L1 5-12 9-5 6 9 19 -- dnq
24 record(s)