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Thursday May 17,1962This date in baseball
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Games on 1962-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Boston Red Sox1BoxMarshall BridgesGene Conley(none)
Houston Colt 45s4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxEd RoebuckBobby Tiefenauer(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Philadelphia Phillies9BoxCal McLishJim O'TooleChris Short
Milwaukee Braves7Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxBob ShawBob Friend(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1San Francisco Giants0BoxBob GibsonBilly O'Dell(none)

Standings as of 1962-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees271710.630--1361221411-66-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1357956.585
224Cleveland Indians251510.6001.0131111207-48-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1376572.474
337Minnesota Twins271512.5562.013713437-48-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1357659.563
448Chicago White Sox301614.5332.513213209-67-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1326963.523
559Baltimore Orioles271413.5193.0103113-104-610-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1356372.467
6611Kansas City Athletics1477.5003.5777437-71-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1486583.439
7712Boston Red Sox261214.4624.5119108112-910-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1346470.478
8817Detroit Tigers1037.3005.54854-63-70-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1518269.543
9918Washington Senators II26719.2699.5102128-264-93-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium1355382.393
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants32248.750--204120848-516-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1337954.594
222Los Angeles Dodgers312011.6453.5165148179-611-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1348252.612
335St. Louis Cardinals291712.5865.5174122527-510-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1336766.504
446Cincinnati Reds321814.5636.0159170-116-812-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1308050.615
5510Pittsburgh Pirates291514.5177.5115124-99-116-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1327854.591
7714Philadelphia Phillies281216.42910.0150158-85-107-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1336964.519
6613Milwaukee Braves281216.42910.0117129-123-119-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1347460.552
8815New York Mets27918.33312.5117163-463-76-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds13331102.233
9916Chicago Cubs29920.31013.5131204-733-106-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1335083.376
101019Houston Colt 45s15411.26711.5676164-111-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1456085.414