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Wednesday July 31,1974This 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 1974-07-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians4Baltimore Orioles7BoxDave McNallyGaylord Perry(none)
Detroit Tigers4Boston Red Sox5BoxLuis TiantLerrin LaGrow(none)
Chicago White Sox4California Angels14BoxLuis QuintanaSkip Pitlock(none)
New York Yankees4Milwaukee Brewers3BoxDick TidrowBill TraversSparky Lyle
Kansas City Royals3Minnesota Twins2BoxSteve BusbyBert BlylevenDoug Bird
Texas Rangers7Oakland Athletics6BoxSteve FoucaultPaul Lindblad(none)
San Francisco Giants0Atlanta Braves9BoxPhil NiekroJohn D'Acquisto(none)
Montreal Expos7Chicago Cubs4BoxChuck TaylorBill Bonham(none)
Montreal Expos4Chicago Cubs0BoxDennis BlairHerb Hutson(none)
Houston Astros0Cincinnati Reds4BoxDon GullettTom Griffin(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8New York Mets3BoxDock EllisTom Seaver(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9Philadelphia Phillies8BoxBob GibsonDick RuthvenAl Hrabosky
Los Angeles Dodgers15San Diego Padres4BoxDoug RauDave Freisleben(none)

Standings as of 1974-07-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1025547.539--4754453022-2533-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park602931.483
235Cleveland Indians1015348.5251.5424428-424-2428-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium612437.393
3410Baltimore Orioles1025250.5103.0415423-824-2428-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium603921.650
5815New York Yankees1035152.4954.5412409324-3027-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium593821.644
4914Milwaukee Brewers1035152.4954.54514173423-3028-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium592534.424
61119Detroit Tigers1024953.4806.0383458-7525-3124-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium602337.383
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1046143.587--48538310226-2435-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum582929.500
2511Kansas City Royals1015150.5058.5427420726-2825-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium612635.426
3612Chicago White Sox1045252.5009.0457479-2222-3229-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park562828.500
4713Texas Rangers1055253.4959.5466493-2724-2928-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium553223.582
51016Minnesota Twins1055154.48610.5450460-1023-2927-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium573126.544
61224California Angels1064165.38721.0439469-3021-2920-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium562729.482
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
247St. Louis Cardinals1035350.515--4274131426-2327-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II583325.569
158Philadelphia Phillies1035350.515--444436821-2932-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium592732.458
3717Pittsburgh Pirates1045054.4813.5438432621-3429-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium583820.655
4818Montreal Expos1024953.4803.5423418527-3222-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park593029.508
51021New York Mets1014556.4467.0357414-5723-2722-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium612635.426
61122Chicago Cubs1014259.41610.0408525-11718-3024-29L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field612437.393
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1056837.648--53836517335-2133-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium573423.596
222Cincinnati Reds1066343.5945.549038710330-2033-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium563521.625
336Houston Astros1055550.52413.04484153321-2834-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome572631.456
469Atlanta Braves1055451.51414.04143664825-2529-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium573423.596
5920San Francisco Giants1064858.45320.5421462-4123-3325-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park562432.429
61223San Diego Padres1074463.41125.0382557-17517-3527-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium551639.291


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob BabcockP24.340Released by Expos. 
Bob HeiseSS-2B27.080Traded by Cardinals to Angels for Doug Howard.