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Friday August 9,1963This date in baseball
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Games on 1963-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers1Chicago White Sox2BoxEddie FisherHank Aguirre(none)
Detroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox1BoxTerry FoxJim Brosnan(none)
Kansas City Athletics5Cleveland Indians1BoxMoe DrabowskyJack Kralick(none)
Boston Red Sox3Minnesota Twins5BoxJim PerryDave Morehead(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Washington Senators II1BoxDave McNallyJim DuckworthDick Hall
Los Angeles Dodgers4Cincinnati Reds8BoxJoe NuxhallJohnny PodresAl Worthington
St. Louis Cardinals3Milwaukee Braves6BoxBob HendleyBob Gibson(none)
Chicago Cubs3New York Mets7BoxRoger CraigPaul Toth(none)
San Francisco Giants4Philadelphia Phillies0BoxJuan MarichalRay Culp(none)
Houston Colt 45s7Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxHal WoodeshickDon Schwall(none)
Houston Colt 45s6Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxAl McBeanDick Drott(none)

Standings as of 1963-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1963 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1127240.643--51440610831-2641-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I493217.653
223Chicago White Sox1136449.5668.54673729531-2833-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park493019.612
335Minnesota Twins1136350.5589.554141113031-2932-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium482820.583
447Baltimore Orioles1176453.54710.54664432328-3236-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium452223.489
5513Cleveland Indians1165660.48318.0450521-7126-3130-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium462323.500
6614Boston Red Sox1125458.48218.0474484-1022-3432-24L7T S R Log Off Def SP Pinky HigginsFenway Park492227.449
7715Kansas City Athletics1125161.45521.0446486-4025-3026-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium502228.440
8816Detroit Tigers1115061.45021.5477514-3719-3331-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Jim CampbellTiger Stadium512922.569
9918Washington Senators II1144173.36032.0397544-14716-3925-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium481533.313
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1963 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1146846.596--4453935234-2634-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium483117.646
224San Francisco Giants1146450.5614.04814206128-3136-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park482424.500
336St. Louis Cardinals1156352.5485.55374766129-3034-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park473017.638
448Cincinnati Reds1186355.5347.04814334827-3236-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field442321.523
559Chicago Cubs1125953.5278.04173813626-2533-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field502327.460
6610Philadelphia Phillies1166056.5179.04574183927-3433-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium462719.587
7711Milwaukee Braves1145856.50910.04754255023-3034-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bobby BraganJohn McHaleCounty Stadium482622.542
8812Pittsburgh Pirates1115556.49511.5400394624-3431-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field511932.373
9917Houston Colt 45s1164571.38824.0321476-15513-4232-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards462125.457
101019New York Mets1143777.32531.0359557-1989-4828-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds481434.292