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Thursday August 8,1974This 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 1974-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels6Chicago White Sox4BoxLuis QuintanaRich GossageAndy Hassler
Cleveland Indians3Detroit Tigers4BoxJim RayTom Buskey(none)
Minnesota Twins3Kansas City Royals2BoxBill CampbellMarty Pattin(none)
Boston Red Sox3Milwaukee Brewers5BoxBill ChampionLuis Tiant(none)
Oakland Athletics10Texas Rangers2BoxCatfish HunterDavid Clyde(none)
Atlanta Braves1Houston Astros0BoxRon ReedDave Roberts(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Montreal Expos3BoxDon CarrithersJohn Curtis(none)
Chicago Cubs1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxRon SchuelerBill BonhamGene Garber
New York Mets3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJerry ReussJon Matlack(none)

Standings as of 1974-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1116150.550--5184784026-2835-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park512328.451
235Cleveland Indians1095851.5322.0469463627-2730-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium531934.358
3511Baltimore Orioles1115754.5144.0459464-529-2828-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium513417.667
4815New York Yankees1105456.4916.5438442-424-3230-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium523517.673
5916Detroit Tigers1125458.4827.5421502-8127-3127-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium501832.360
61118Milwaukee Brewers1125359.4738.54774532423-3030-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium502327.460
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1136647.584--52541011531-2835-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum492425.490
248Kansas City Royals1105753.5187.54794443526-2831-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium522032.385
3612Chicago White Sox1135756.5049.0516532-1622-3234-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park472324.489
4713Texas Rangers1145658.49110.5514548-3427-3229-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium462818.609
51017Minnesota Twins1155560.47812.0482515-3324-3230-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium472720.574
61224California Angels1144470.38622.5464511-4724-3420-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium482424.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147St. Louis Cardinals1135954.522--4744472729-2630-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II482721.563
259Philadelphia Phillies1125854.5180.5476468822-3236-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium502228.440
3714Pittsburgh Pirates1125557.4913.54794601921-3434-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium503317.660
4819Montreal Expos1105258.4735.5452460-828-3324-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park512724.529
51021New York Mets1084761.4359.5387451-6425-3022-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium542430.444
61122Chicago Cubs1094663.42211.0433556-12322-3424-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field532033.377
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1127339.652--56438018435-2138-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium502921.580
222Cincinnati Reds1136845.6025.552641011635-2233-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium493019.612
336Houston Astros1115853.52314.54764334323-3035-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome512328.451
4610Atlanta Braves1125854.51815.04403914929-2829-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium503020.600
5920San Francisco Giants1135063.44223.5448507-5923-3327-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park492227.449
61223San Diego Padres1134568.39828.5396588-19217-3728-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium491534.306