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Saturday May 4,1963This 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 1963-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II1Chicago White Sox8BoxEddie FisherDave StenhouseHoyt Wilhelm
Baltimore Orioles8Detroit Tigers4BoxSteve BarberJim Bunning(none)
Boston Red Sox3Kansas City Athletics14BoxBill FischerIke Delock(none)
New York Yankees3Minnesota Twins2BoxStan WilliamsJim KaatHal Reniff
St. Louis Cardinals0Cincinnati Reds6BoxJim MaloneyBob Gibson(none)
Chicago Cubs7Milwaukee Braves5BoxPaul TothBob ShawLindy McDaniel
San Francisco Giants17New York Mets4BoxBilly O'DellRoger CraigGaylord Perry
Houston Colt 45s0Philadelphia Phillies7BoxRay CulpKen Johnson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDon SchwallBob Miller(none)

Standings as of 1963-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1963 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Athletics23158.652--11398155-310-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1395881.417
225New York Yankees18117.6111.58262207-34-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1439350.650
336Baltimore Orioles231310.5652.08386-36-67-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1397366.525
447Boston Red Sox18108.5562.5757053-67-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Pinky HigginsFenway Park1436677.462
558Chicago White Sox19109.5263.08572133-57-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1438459.587
6612Cleveland Indians1789.4714.05673-175-73-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1457174.490
7715Minnesota Twins22913.4095.58796-95-84-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1398257.590
8816Washington Senators II23914.3916.010710524-45-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1394792.338
9918Detroit Tigers22814.3646.57998-195-63-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1407169.507
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1963 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates20137.650--7761164-39-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1426181.430
223St. Louis Cardinals24159.625--120883210-55-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1387860.565
334San Francisco Giants24159.625--11077339-16-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1387365.529
449Chicago Cubs231211.5222.57863158-54-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1397069.504
5510Milwaukee Braves251312.5202.511492226-107-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bobby BraganJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1377166.518
6611Philadelphia Phillies211011.4763.58394-113-67-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1417764.546
7713Los Angeles Dodgers241113.4584.08092-124-67-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1388850.638
8814Cincinnati Reds20911.4504.06876-83-86-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field1427765.542
9917New York Mets22814.3646.07298-262-106-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds1404397.307
101019Houston Colt 45s23716.3047.563124-612-85-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards1395980.424


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim LemonOF35.042Purchased by Phillies from Twins. 
Bubba MortonOF31.143Purchased by Braves from Tigers. 
Tom SturdivantP33.006Purchased by Tigers from Pirates.