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MLB Games on Friday August 31, 1962

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Minnesota TwinsAL5Boston Red SoxAL7Box | PBP914,741Fenway ParkNight2:53Dick RadatzDick Stigman---Geiger, Killebrew, Rollins
Baltimore OriolesAL6Cleveland IndiansAL9Box | PBP99,161Cleveland Municipal StadiumNight2:10Dick DonovanRobin Roberts---Donovan (2), Gentile, Held, Luplow
Chicago White SoxAL2Detroit TigersAL5Box | PBP916,410Tiger StadiumNight3:01Jim BunningJohn BuzhardtDon MossiColavito
Kansas City AthleticsAL1New York YankeesAL5Box | PBP924,450Yankee Stadium INight2:47Whitey FordEd RakowMarshall BridgesTresh
Los Angeles AngelsAL6Washington Senators IIAL3Box | PBP90RFK Memorial StadiumNight2:21Dan OsinskiClaude OsteenTom MorganBright, Rodgers, Thomas, Torres
Los Angeles AngelsAL2Washington Senators IIAL4Box | PBP910,859RFK Memorial StadiumNight2:07Bennie DanielsDon Lee---Thomas
Milwaukee BravesNL3Los Angeles DodgersNL8Box | PBP934,107Dodger StadiumNight3:00Pete RichertJack CurtisEd Roebuck---
Pittsburgh PiratesNL2Philadelphia PhilliesNL3Box | PBP118,191Connie Mack StadiumNight3:14Jack BaldschunEarl Francis------
Cincinnati RedsNL2San Francisco GiantsNL10Box | PBP926,547Candlestick ParkNight2:25Billy PierceJim Maloney---Bailey, Cardenas, Kasko, McCovey
New York MetsNL2St. Louis CardinalsNL4Box | PBP911,347Sportsman's ParkNight3:06Larry JacksonCraig AndersonBobby ShantzJames
10 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Friday, August 31, 1962

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -114New York Yankees1207050.583-5704927830-2540-25422616.619
AL -226Minnesota Twins1226854.5573.05785492930-2437-32402317.575
AL -339Chicago White Sox1196257.5217.55214754629-2433-33432320.535
AL -4410Baltimore Orioles1206258.5178.05074852224-3038-28421527.357
AL -5511Cleveland Indians1215962.48811.5513551-3824-2935-33412120.512
AL -6613Boston Red Sox1185365.44916.0506574-6821-3132-34422319.548
AL -7714Kansas City Athletics572532.43913.5256281-2525-321-01054758.448
AL -8815Washington Senators II1205070.41720.0462504-4227-2623-44411031.244
AL -9918Detroit Tigers602238.36718.0222254-3222-380-01016338.624
AL -101020Los Angeles Angels000---10.00000-00-01628676.531
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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -111Los Angeles Dodgers1278245.646-66651914737-2645-19382018.526
NL -222San Francisco Giants1288048.6252.569354814530-3050-18372314.622
NL -333Cincinnati Reds1277552.5917.06385746425-3250-20352312.657
NL -445Pittsburgh Pirates1216952.57010.05464915529-2840-24402416.600
NL -557St. Louis Cardinals1256857.54413.06255309530-2838-29371621.432
NL -668Milwaukee Braves1176255.53015.05414816023-3439-21452421.533
NL -7712Philadelphia Phillies1336073.45125.0598673-7522-4338-3028217.750
NL -8816Houston Colt 45s652441.36927.0268307-3924-411-0954055.421
NL -9917Chicago Cubs1224577.36934.5499669-17019-3626-42401426.350
NL -101019New York Mets1313398.25251.0516798-28215-4718-5129722.241
20 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season