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Saturday April 27,1974This date in baseball
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Games on 1974-04-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics11Baltimore Orioles5BoxCatfish HunterMike Cuellar(none)
Detroit Tigers8Chicago White Sox3BoxLerrin LaGrowJim KaatJohn Hiller
California Angels0Cleveland Indians6BoxJim PerryBill Stoneman(none)
Boston Red Sox3Kansas City Royals10BoxAl FitzmorrisJuan Marichal(none)
Milwaukee Brewers9Minnesota Twins0BoxJim SlatonJoe Decker(none)
Texas Rangers6New York Yankees1BoxDavid ClydePat Dobson(none)
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves5BoxRoric HarrisonBurt Hooton(none)
Montreal Expos2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxAl DowningSteve Rogers(none)
Houston Astros10Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxTom GriffinBob Moose(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2San Diego Padres5BoxRandy JonesRon Schueler(none)
New York Mets3San Francisco Giants11BoxElias SosaCraig Swan(none)
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxOrlando PenaPedro Borbon(none)

Standings as of 1974-04-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Milwaukee Brewers1596.600--7058125-34-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1476780.456
235Baltimore Orioles17107.588--6870-23-27-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1458164.559
359New York Yankees20119.5500.5797814-67-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1427864.549
4714Boston Red Sox19910.4742.07580-52-77-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1437568.524
51119Detroit Tigers17710.4123.05469-154-63-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1456580.448
61221Cleveland Indians18711.3893.57989-101-76-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1447074.486
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers18117.611--8761264-47-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1427369.514
247Oakland Athletics18108.5561.0858055-45-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1448064.556
3613Minnesota Twins1899.5002.06992-235-63-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1447371.507
4816Kansas City Royals1789.4712.59274184-74-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1456976.476
5917California Angels20911.4503.09786113-76-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1425983.415
61018Chicago White Sox19811.4213.57896-182-75-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1417269.511
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Montreal Expos1495.643--8472126-53-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1477077.476
2511St. Louis Cardinals20119.5501.010510416-55-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1417566.532
3815Philadelphia Phillies19910.4742.5797813-76-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1437172.497
4920Chicago Cubs1569.4003.56484-201-65-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1476087.408
51223New York Mets17512.2945.56483-193-72-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1456679.455
61124Pittsburgh Pirates17512.2945.581102-213-62-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1458362.572
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers20155.750--11751666-39-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1428755.613
236Houston Astros21129.5713.510279235-57-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1416972.489
348Cincinnati Reds18108.5564.09480143-47-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1448856.611
4610San Francisco Giants20119.5504.0817384-67-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1426181.430
5712Atlanta Braves211110.5244.59099-92-59-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1417764.546
61022San Diego Padres22814.3648.069125-562-96-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1405288.371


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Luis AlvaradoSS-2B25.102Traded by White Sox to Cardinals for Ken Tatum. 
Ken TatumP30.002Traded by Cardinals to White Sox for Luis Alvarado.