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Tuesday April 9,1974This 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 1974-04-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers10California Angels2BoxJim BibbyNolan Ryan(none)
New York Yankees3Detroit Tigers0BoxSteve KlineMickey LolichSparky Lyle
Oakland Athletics6Kansas City Royals4BoxDarold KnowlesGene GarberPaul Lindblad
Chicago White Sox1Minnesota Twins3BoxBert BlylevenWilbur WoodBill Campbell
Los Angeles Dodgers9Atlanta Braves2BoxDon SuttonCarl Morton(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Chicago Cubs2BoxBill BonhamRon Schueler(none)
Houston Astros9San Diego Padres5BoxLarry DierkerSteve Arlin(none)
Cincinnati Reds6San Francisco Giants3BoxJack BillinghamTom BradleyPedro Borbon

Standings as of 1974-04-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees4401.000--215161-03-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1588573.538
4612Milwaukee Brewers211.5002.0131300-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1607585.469
3714Boston Red Sox211.5002.0131301-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1608377.519
2413Baltimore Orioles422.5002.0141400-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1588969.563
5916Detroit Tigers523.4002.51417-32-20-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1577087.446
61221Cleveland Indians303.0003.5518-130-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1597782.484
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Oakland Athletics431.750--211293-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1588771.551
237Minnesota Twins321.6670.51528-131-11-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1598079.503
359Texas Rangers422.5001.0181711-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1568274.526
4811California Angels422.5001.01718-12-10-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1586692.418
51017Kansas City Royals312.3331.53118130-01-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1597683.478
61119Chicago White Sox413.2502.0918-90-10-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1567977.506
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago Cubs1101.000--2020-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1616596.404
212St. Louis Cardinals2201.0000.514590-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1598475.528
3610New York Mets211.5000.513761-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1607090.438
4818Philadelphia Phillies312.3331.0715-80-11-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1597980.497
51023Pittsburgh Pirates202.0001.5514-90-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1608872.550
61224Montreal Expos000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1617982.491
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
235San Francisco Giants541.800--231670-04-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1576889.433
144Los Angeles Dodgers541.800--3811271-13-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1579859.624
358Cincinnati Reds532.6001.0262331-12-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1579562.605
4715Atlanta Braves523.4002.02530-51-21-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1578671.548
5920Houston Astros413.2502.51621-51-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1588078.506
61122San Diego Padres404.0003.5734-270-30-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1586098.380


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Juan PizarroP37.061Released by Astros.