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Thursday August 2,1962This 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 1962-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins6Baltimore Orioles3BoxFrank SullivanHoyt WilhelmRay Moore
Boston Red Sox7Chicago White Sox4BoxDon SchwallRay HerbertDick Radatz
Kansas City Athletics5Detroit Tigers4BoxEd RakowHank AguirreJohn Wyatt
St. Louis Cardinals5Cincinnati Reds1BoxErnie BroglioBob Purkey(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxJohnny PodresJoe GibbonLarry Sherry
Houston Colt 45s3Milwaukee Braves0BoxTurk FarrellLew Burdette(none)
Philadelphia Phillies9New York Mets4BoxArt MahaffeyCraig Anderson(none)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants4BoxBilly PierceDick EllsworthDon Larsen

Standings as of 1962-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees925735.620--4403845625-1532-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I703931.557
227Minnesota Twins975443.5575.54814196226-2028-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium653728.569
338Baltimore Orioles954946.5169.5397391622-2127-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium672839.418
4410Chicago White Sox964947.51010.04183912723-2126-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park663630.545
5511Cleveland Indians924646.50011.0415412319-2227-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium703436.486
6612Boston Red Sox914051.44016.5392470-7816-2224-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park693633.522
7714Kansas City Athletics471928.40415.5215260-4519-281-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1155362.461
8815Washington Senators II923755.40220.0352398-4618-2019-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyRFK Memorial Stadium692346.333
9918Detroit Tigers461630.34818.0163193-3016-300-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1156946.600
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1006634.660--54041212831-1735-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium653629.554
223San Francisco Giants1026339.6184.055944511424-2439-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park634023.635
334Cincinnati Reds1005941.5907.05044653919-2640-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field623923.629
445Pittsburgh Pirates935241.55910.54233972621-2131-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field684127.603
556St. Louis Cardinals1025745.55910.05214299225-2532-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park602733.450
669Milwaukee Braves924745.51115.04183734520-2627-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium703931.557
7713Philadelphia Phillies1034558.43722.5472535-6315-3330-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium583622.621
8816Chicago Cubs993861.38427.5409547-13817-2721-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field632142.333
9917Houston Colt 45s501832.36023.0218245-2718-321-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1104664.418
101019New York Mets992574.25340.5402618-21613-3712-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds611546.246