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Friday April 26,1974This 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.

1974 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1974-04-26

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics5Baltimore Orioles6BoxGrant JacksonPaul Lindblad(none)
Detroit Tigers2Chicago White Sox8BoxStan BahnsenMickey Lolich(none)
California Angels3Cleveland Indians4BoxTom TimmermannNolan RyanMilt Wilcox
Boston Red Sox2Kansas City Royals4BoxSteve BusbyBill Lee(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Minnesota Twins3BoxJim ColbornBert BlylevenTom Murphy
Texas Rangers3New York Yankees4BoxMel StottlemyreSteve Hargan(none)
Chicago Cubs3Atlanta Braves9BoxCarl MortonJim Kremmel(none)
Montreal Expos1Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxAndy MessersmithSteve Renko(none)
Houston Astros3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxDave GiustiFred Scherman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2San Diego Padres6BoxDave FreislebenSteve Carlton(none)
New York Mets6San Francisco Giants0BoxTom SeaverRon Bryant(none)
Cincinnati Reds4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxDon GullettJohn CurtisPedro Borbon

Standings as of 1974-04-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles16106.625--635943-27-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1468165.555
236New York Yankees19118.5790.5787264-67-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1437865.545
347Milwaukee Brewers1486.5711.0615834-34-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1486880.459
4715Boston Red Sox1899.5002.0727022-67-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1447569.521
51120Detroit Tigers16610.3754.04666-203-63-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1466680.452
61221Cleveland Indians17611.3534.57389-161-75-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1457174.490
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers17107.588--8160213-47-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1437469.517
369Oakland Athletics1798.5291.07475-14-45-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1458164.559
2510Minnesota Twins1798.5291.06983-145-63-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1457372.503
4816California Angels19910.4742.09780173-66-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1435984.413
5917Chicago White Sox18810.4442.57588-132-75-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1427270.507
61018Kansas City Royals1679.4382.58271114-73-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1467076.479
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Montreal Expos1394.692--8267156-43-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1487078.473
2512St. Louis Cardinals19109.5262.010110106-54-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1427666.535
3713Philadelphia Phillies1899.5002.5777343-66-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1447173.493
4919Chicago Cubs1468.4293.56279-171-55-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1486088.405
51223New York Mets16511.3135.56172-113-62-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1466680.452
61124Pittsburgh Pirates16511.3135.57492-183-62-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1468363.568
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers19145.737--11249636-38-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1438855.615
235Cincinnati Reds17107.5883.09176153-37-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1458857.607
348Houston Astros20119.5503.59272204-57-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1427072.493
4611San Francisco Giants19109.5264.0707004-66-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1436281.434
5814Atlanta Braves201010.5004.58597-122-58-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1427864.549
61022San Diego Padres21714.3338.064123-592-95-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1415388.376

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Fred BeeneP31.153Traded by Yankees with Tom Buskey, Steve Kline and Fritz Peterson to Indians for Cecil Upshaw, Dick Tidrow and Chris Chambliss. 
Tom BuskeyP27.065Traded by Yankees with Fred Beene, Steve Kline and Fritz Peterson to Indians for Cecil Upshaw, Dick Tidrow and Chris Chambliss. 
Chris Chambliss1B25.121Traded by Indians with Cecil Upshaw and Dick Tidrow to Yankees for Tom Buskey, Fred Beene, Steve Kline and Fritz Peterson. 
Steve KlineP26.203Traded by Yankees with Tom Buskey, Fred Beene and Fritz Peterson to Indians for Cecil Upshaw, Dick Tidrow and Chris Chambliss. 
Fritz PetersonP32.077Traded by Yankees with Tom Buskey, Fred Beene and Steve Kline to Indians for Cecil Upshaw, Dick Tidrow and Chris Chambliss. 
Dick TidrowP26.348Traded by Indians with Cecil Upshaw and Chris Chambliss to Yankees for Tom Buskey, Fred Beene, Steve Kline and Fritz Peterson. 
Cecil UpshawP31.186Traded by Indians with Dick Tidrow and Chris Chambliss to Yankees for Tom Buskey, Fred Beene, Steve Kline and Fritz Peterson.