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Saturday August 3,1974This 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 1974-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers12Chicago White Sox5BoxJim BibbyJim Kaat(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Detroit Tigers2BoxRoss GrimsleyMickey Lolich(none)
California Angels4Kansas City Royals3BoxNolan RyanPaul Splittorff(none)
Cleveland Indians7Milwaukee Brewers6BoxBruce EllingsenJim ColbornTom Buskey
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees6BoxPat DobsonRoger Moret(none)
Houston Astros1Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxAndy MessersmithLarry Dierker(none)
New York Mets3Montreal Expos0BoxJon MatlackSteve Renko(none)
Chicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxRick ReuschelJerry ReussDave LaRoche
Atlanta Braves1San Francisco Giants3BoxJim BarrBuzz Capra(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxMike GarmanJim Lonborg(none)

Standings as of 1974-08-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1055748.543--4954593622-2635-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park572730.474
235Cleveland Indians1045648.5380.54484381025-2430-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium582137.362
3410Baltimore Orioles1055352.5054.0429443-1425-2628-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium573819.667
4814New York Yankees1065254.4915.5422428-624-3228-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium563719.661
51016Detroit Tigers1055154.4866.0391465-7427-3124-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium572136.368
61117Milwaukee Brewers1065155.4816.54584302823-3028-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium562531.446
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1066244.585--4913929927-2535-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum562828.500
3512Texas Rangers1085454.5009.0481503-2226-3028-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium523022.577
2611Kansas City Royals1045252.5009.0435427826-2826-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium582533.431
4713Chicago White Sox1075354.4959.5471497-2622-3230-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park532726.509
5915Minnesota Twins1075255.48610.5458468-1023-2928-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium553025.545
61224California Angels1094366.39420.5451480-2923-3020-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium532528.472
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136St. Louis Cardinals1065551.519--4384211727-2428-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II553124.564
258Philadelphia Phillies1065452.5091.0455447821-3033-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium562630.464
3718Pittsburgh Pirates1075156.4774.5446443321-3430-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium553718.673
4819Montreal Expos1055055.4764.5430429128-3322-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park562927.518
51021New York Mets1044658.4428.0365424-5924-2722-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium582533.431
61122Chicago Cubs1044559.4339.0422533-11121-3024-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field582137.362
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1087137.657--55336818535-2136-16W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium543123.574
222Cincinnati Reds1086543.6026.050839811032-2033-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium543321.611
347Houston Astros1065551.51915.04494202921-2934-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome562630.464
469Atlanta Braves1065452.50916.04153694625-2629-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium563422.607
5920San Francisco Giants1094960.45022.5435481-4623-3326-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park532330.434
61223San Diego Padres1094465.40427.5384567-18317-3727-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium531637.302