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Thursday May 23,1974This 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 1974-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles0BoxGaylord PerryJim Palmer(none)
Texas Rangers6Chicago White Sox9BoxSkip PitlockLloyd AllenTerry Forster
California Angels3Kansas City Royals1BoxNolan RyanBruce Dal Canton(none)
Detroit Tigers3Milwaukee Brewers7BoxJim SlatonJoe Coleman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Montreal Expos5BoxSteve RogersBruce KisonChuck Taylor
Cincinnati Reds4San Diego Padres5BoxDan SpillnerFred Norman(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6San Francisco Giants7BoxElias SosaMike MarshallRandy Moffitt

Standings as of 1974-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Milwaukee Brewers372017.541--1781562210-610-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1255669.448
248Boston Red Sox402119.5250.518317679-1112-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1226359.516
4612Cleveland Indians402020.5001.516616069-1111-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1225765.467
3513Baltimore Orioles381919.5001.5149157-87-812-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1247252.581
5816Detroit Tigers391920.4872.0145172-2714-135-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1235370.431
61018New York Yankees432023.4653.0162184-229-1411-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1196950.580
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics412318.561--1931633010-913-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1216754.554
236Chicago White Sox392118.5381.0161176-158-912-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1215962.488
3715Texas Rangers412021.4883.0198189911-119-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1196455.538
4917Kansas City Royals401921.4753.51821641810-109-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1225864.475
51119California Angels432023.4654.0186180610-1310-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1194871.403
61220Minnesota Twins371720.4594.0143169-267-109-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1256560.520
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Philadelphia Phillies402317.575--174156189-1014-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1225765.467
234Montreal Expos331815.5451.5144149-510-118-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1286167.477
359St. Louis Cardinals392019.5132.5187170179-911-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1226656.541
4921New York Mets411823.4395.5175179-410-118-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1215368.438
51022Chicago Cubs361521.4176.0147203-565-1510-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1265175.405
61224Pittsburgh Pirates371324.3518.5151180-295-138-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1257550.600
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers433112.721--24313910411-720-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1197148.597
247San Francisco Giants452421.5338.01911781312-1112-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1174869.410
3610Cincinnati Reds392019.5139.0164149158-1112-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1237845.634
4711Atlanta Braves432221.5129.0177173412-1210-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1196653.555
5814Houston Astros452223.48910.0202188146-1316-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1175958.504
61123San Diego Padres471829.38315.0172263-918-1610-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1154273.365


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dan Monzon2B-3B28.006Traded by Twins to Expos for Earl Stephenson. 
Earl StephensonP26.297Traded by Expos to Twins for Dan Monzon.