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Thursday May 16,1974This date in baseball
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Games on 1974-05-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics3Chicago White Sox4BoxWilbur WoodKen HoltzmanTerry Forster
Texas Rangers3Kansas City Royals5BoxSteve BusbyFergie JenkinsDoug Bird
Montreal Expos3Philadelphia Phillies6BoxSteve CarltonMike Torrez(none)
Chicago Cubs2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxKen BrettKen FrailingBruce Kison
Atlanta Braves11San Diego Padres1BoxCarl MortonRich Troedson(none)
New York Mets6St. Louis Cardinals4BoxGeorge StoneJohn Curtis(none)

Standings as of 1974-05-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Milwaukee Brewers291514.517--1431261710-65-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1336172.459
238Baltimore Orioles311615.516--12712707-89-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1317556.573
349Detroit Tigers311615.516--115133-1811-85-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1315675.427
4510Cleveland Indians331716.515--14714078-99-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1296069.465
5815New York Yankees371819.4861.0141152-117-1011-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1257154.568
61119Boston Red Sox341618.4711.5136153-176-1010-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1286860.531
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox331815.545--134140-68-99-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1276265.488
2612Oakland Athletics351817.5141.015314495-813-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1277255.567
3714Kansas City Royals341717.5001.51641343010-107-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1286068.469
4917Texas Rangers351718.4862.016316038-89-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1256758.536
51018California Angels361719.4722.516415687-910-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1265175.405
61220Minnesota Twins301416.4672.5116138-227-106-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1326864.515
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Montreal Expos261412.538--119120-18-96-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1356570.481
256Philadelphia Phillies341816.529--14814624-914-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1286266.484
3611St. Louis Cardinals331716.5150.5157142159-98-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1286959.539
4921New York Mets341519.4413.0143151-810-115-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1285672.438
51022Chicago Cubs301317.4333.0116160-443-1110-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1325379.402
61224Pittsburgh Pirates311120.3555.5131154-234-117-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1317754.588
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers36279.750--21711510211-616-3W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1267551.595
223San Francisco Giants372017.5417.51541371712-118-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1255273.416
345Cincinnati Reds321715.5318.0134121135-712-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1308149.623
4713Houston Astros392019.5138.5177157206-1314-6L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1236162.496
5816Atlanta Braves371819.4869.5154159-58-1010-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1257055.560
61123San Diego Padres391425.35914.5133221-885-129-13L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1234677.374