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Sunday May 5,1974This 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 1974-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers5Boston Red Sox3BoxSteve HarganLuis TiantSteve Foucault
Texas Rangers8Boston Red Sox10BoxJuan MarichalJim Bibby(none)
Baltimore Orioles7California Angels8BoxDick SelmaGrant Jackson(none)
New York Yankees2Kansas City Royals8BoxSteve BusbyPat Dobson(none)
Chicago White Sox4Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJim KaatJim SlatonTerry Forster
Detroit Tigers3Minnesota Twins8BoxVic AlburyWoodie Fryman(none)
Cleveland Indians0Oakland Athletics3BoxCatfish HunterSteve Kline(none)
Cleveland Indians9Oakland Athletics3BoxBob JohnsonBlue Moon OdomTom Buskey
Cincinnati Reds5Chicago Cubs2BoxJack BillinghamBill BonhamPedro Borbon
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros1BoxBob GibsonLarry Dierker(none)
San Francisco Giants4Montreal Expos0BoxMike CaldwellSteve Renko(none)
San Francisco Giants8Montreal Expos1BoxTom BradleyMike Torrez(none)
San Diego Padres5New York Mets4BoxLarry HardyTug McGrawVicente Romo
San Diego Padres4New York Mets6BoxRay SadeckiLarry Hardy(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxMac ScarceTommy John(none)
Atlanta Braves3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxRon ReedKen BrettTom House

Standings as of 1974-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135New York Yankees271512.556--11111105-810-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1357461.548
2513Detroit Tigers241212.5001.585104-199-83-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1386078.435
3716Cleveland Indians251213.4802.0118107115-97-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1376572.474
4917Baltimore Orioles231112.4782.08190-93-78-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1398059.576
51018Milwaukee Brewers211011.4762.01049775-45-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1416675.468
61120Boston Red Sox261115.4233.5103125-223-78-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1367363.537
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers251510.600--126111158-77-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1356966.511
224California Angels271512.5561.0139114256-89-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1355382.393
349Chicago White Sox251312.5202.0104111-75-77-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1356768.496
4612Minnesota Twins241212.5002.5101115-145-66-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1387068.507
5815Oakland Athletics251213.4803.0105110-55-77-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1377859.569
61221Kansas City Royals241014.4174.5123105184-76-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1386771.486
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136St. Louis Cardinals261412.538--132122107-77-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1357263.533
258Philadelphia Phillies251312.5200.510910724-99-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1376770.489
3711Montreal Expos201010.5001.09197-66-84-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1416972.489
41022Chicago Cubs22913.4093.090132-422-97-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1405783.407
51123New York Mets251015.4003.5108116-86-94-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1376176.445
61224Pittsburgh Pirates22814.3644.0101118-173-65-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1408060.571
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers27189.667--14479656-612-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1358451.622
222Houston Astros281711.6071.5146103435-612-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1346470.478
347Cincinnati Reds231211.5224.0113103105-77-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1398653.619
4610San Francisco Giants271413.5194.0117104136-78-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1355877.430
5814Atlanta Braves271314.4815.0109125-164-89-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1357560.556
6919San Diego Padres281216.4296.593147-543-119-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1344886.358


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Fernando Gonzalez2B-3B23.320Purchased by Yankees from Royals.