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Saturday August 8,1964This 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 1964-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2Chicago White Sox9BoxFred TalbotDave Morehead(none)
Minnesota Twins8Cleveland Indians16BoxGary BellMudcat Grant(none)
Kansas City Athletics3Detroit Tigers4BoxFred GladdingKen Sanders(none)
Baltimore Orioles6New York Yankees5BoxDick HallHal Reniff(none)
San Francisco Giants1Cincinnati Reds0BoxGaylord PerryJoe Nuxhall(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Milwaukee Braves4BoxSandy KoufaxTony Cloninger(none)
New York Mets5Philadelphia Phillies12BoxRick WiseGalen CiscoJohn Boozer
Chicago Cubs2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBob VealeLew Burdette(none)
Houston Colt 45s4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxDon NottebartRon TaylorJim Owens

Standings as of 1964-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1964 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1116942.622--4683917734-2234-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium512823.549
222Chicago White Sox1096643.6062.044834110732-2434-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park533221.604
334New York Yankees1086444.5933.54823919132-2332-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ralph HoukYankee Stadium I543519.648
4410Detroit Tigers1145757.50013.5476498-2225-3131-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP Jim CampbellTiger Stadium482820.583
5512Minnesota Twins1125458.48215.55365092727-2926-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium502525.500
6614Cleveland Indians1135360.46917.0484480424-3228-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium492623.531
7715Boston Red Sox1115259.46817.0495548-5321-3631-23L7T S R Log Off Def SP Pinky HigginsFenway Park512031.392
8817Kansas City Athletics1114269.37827.0430562-13221-3421-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium511536.294
9918Washington Senators II1154372.37428.0438541-10321-3822-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium471928.404
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1964 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Philadelphia Phillies1076443.598--4513995231-2233-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium552827.509
225San Francisco Giants1106347.5732.54473767132-2331-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park522725.519
336Pittsburgh Pirates1035845.5634.04583857326-2132-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field592237.373
447Cincinnati Reds1126250.5544.54704106027-2734-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field503020.600
558St. Louis Cardinals1095752.5238.0470465528-2529-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park533617.679
669Los Angeles Dodgers1105555.50010.54273923529-3026-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium522527.481
7711Milwaukee Braves1035053.48512.0476485-925-2625-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bobby BraganJohn McHaleCounty Stadium593821.644
8813Chicago Cubs1075156.47713.0438477-3926-2825-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field552530.455
9916Houston Colt 45s1134865.42519.0351426-7522-3626-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards491831.367
101019New York Mets1123577.31331.5392565-17313-4621-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissShea Stadium501832.360


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Frank LaryP34.120Traded by Mets to Braves for Dennis Ribant and Cash. 
Dennis RibantP22.322Traded by Braves with Cash to Mets for Frank Lary.