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Wednesday August 5,1964This 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 1964-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox1BoxJulio NavarroJuan Pizarro(none)
Washington Senators II0Cleveland Indians9BoxLee StangeAlan Koch(none)
New York Yankees1Kansas City Athletics10BoxOrlando PenaAl Downing(none)
Boston Red Sox1Minnesota Twins6BoxCamilo PascualEarl Wilson(none)
Milwaukee Braves6Cincinnati Reds3BoxDenny LemasterJohn TsitourisWade Blasingame
San Francisco Giants4New York Mets1BoxRon HerbelJack Fisher(none)
Houston Colt 45s1Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJim BunningBob BruceJack Baldschun
Houston Colt 45s1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxEd RoebuckHal Woodeshick(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxAl McBeanRon Perranoski(none)
Chicago Cubs2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxGordie RichardsonBob BuhlBob Humphreys

Standings as of 1964-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1964 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1096742.615--4603867432-2234-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium533023.566
222Chicago White Sox1066442.6041.543533410132-2432-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park563422.607
333New York Yankees1056342.6002.04723809231-2332-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ralph HoukYankee Stadium I573621.632
4411Minnesota Twins1085355.49113.55164704627-2625-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium542628.481
5512Detroit Tigers1115457.48614.0462491-2924-3129-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP Jim CampbellTiger Stadium513120.608
6613Boston Red Sox1085256.48114.5488531-4321-3331-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP Pinky HigginsFenway Park542034.370
7715Cleveland Indians1105060.45517.5450466-1624-3225-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium522923.558
8817Kansas City Athletics1084266.38924.5422548-12621-3221-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium541539.278
9918Washington Senators II1134271.37227.0434535-10120-3722-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium492029.408
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1964 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Philadelphia Phillies1046242.596--4293884131-2231-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium583028.517
225San Francisco Giants1086246.5742.04433717231-2231-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park542826.519
336Pittsburgh Pirates995643.5663.54433717226-2130-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field632439.381
447Cincinnati Reds1096049.5504.54564035327-2732-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field533221.604
558St. Louis Cardinals1065551.5198.0458458028-2527-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park563818.679
669Milwaukee Braves1005050.50010.0468466225-2525-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bobby BraganJohn McHaleCounty Stadium623824.613
7710Los Angeles Dodgers1075354.49510.54163833327-2926-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium552728.491
8814Chicago Cubs1034954.47612.5422461-3924-2625-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field592732.458
9916Houston Colt 45s1104664.41819.0345418-7320-3526-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards522032.385
101019New York Mets1103575.31830.0383544-16113-4421-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissShea Stadium521834.346


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Al SmithOF-3B36.180Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Al SmithOF-3B36.180Released by Indians.