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Saturday May 12,1962This 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 1962-05-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II2Baltimore Orioles3BoxSteve BarberPete Burnside(none)
New York Yankees9Cleveland Indians6BoxBill StaffordSam McDowellJim Coates
Boston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers1BoxGene ConleyDon MossiDick Radatz
Kansas City Athletics4Minnesota Twins5BoxJim KaatJohn Wyatt(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Chicago Cubs9BoxDon ElstonJack Baldschun(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Cincinnati Reds9BoxJim O'TooleVern Law(none)
San Francisco Giants11Houston Colt 45s0BoxJuan MarichalHal Woodeshick(none)
Milwaukee Braves2New York Mets3BoxCraig AndersonWarren Spahn(none)
Milwaukee Braves7New York Mets8BoxCraig AndersonHank Fischer(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxBob GibsonDon Drysdale(none)

Standings as of 1962-05-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees22157.682--11285279-36-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1408159.579
225Cleveland Indians21129.5712.510287157-45-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1416873.482
336Kansas City Athletics1165.5453.55949106-51-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1516685.437
447Minnesota Twins261412.5383.0127131-47-47-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1367759.566
559Chicago White Sox271413.5193.5112120-88-66-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1357164.526
6612Baltimore Orioles231112.4784.586103-174-67-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1396673.475
7713Boston Red Sox231112.4784.5969332-99-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1376572.474
8816Detroit Tigers1037.3006.04854-63-70-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1518269.543
9919Washington Senators II23617.2619.594120-263-73-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium1385484.391
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants29227.759--191114778-514-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1368155.596
223St. Louis Cardinals25169.6404.0165105606-310-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1376869.496
334Los Angeles Dodgers271611.5935.014113298-68-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1388652.623
448Cincinnati Reds281513.5366.5138150-124-711-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1348351.619
5510Pittsburgh Pirates271413.5197.0106114-89-105-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1347955.590
6611Philadelphia Phillies231112.4788.0122127-55-86-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1387068.507
7714Milwaukee Braves261115.4239.5110122-122-109-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1367561.551
8815Houston Colt 45s1248.3339.55441134-81-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1486088.405
9917New York Mets24717.29212.5103150-473-74-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds13633103.243
101018Chicago Cubs25718.28013.0105180-753-84-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1375285.380


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Marlan Coughtry2B-3B27.243Traded by Angels to Athletics for Gordie Windhorn. 
Gordie WindhornOF28.144Traded by Athletics to Angels for Marlan Coughtry.