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Games on 1974-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2California Angels4BoxNolan RyanRoger Moret(none)
Kansas City Royals1Detroit Tigers5BoxMickey LolichNelson Briles(none)
New York Yankees2Oakland Athletics3BoxCatfish HunterPat Dobson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Texas Rangers1BoxJim ColbornSteve HarganTom Murphy
Pittsburgh Pirates7Cincinnati Reds4BoxJerry ReussClay KirbyDave Giusti
Los Angeles Dodgers1New York Mets3BoxHarry ParkerAndy Messersmith(none)
San Francisco Giants1Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJim LonborgEd Halicki(none)
San Diego Padres5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxAl HraboskyBill Laxton(none)

Standings as of 1974-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1156352.548--5314904128-3035-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park472126.447
236Cleveland Indians1125953.5272.5476475127-2731-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium501832.360
3713Baltimore Orioles1145757.5005.5466480-1429-3128-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium483414.708
4916New York Yankees1145658.4916.5448457-926-3430-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium483315.688
51018Detroit Tigers1165561.4748.5433521-8827-3428-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium461729.370
61119Milwaukee Brewers1165462.4669.54924801224-3330-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium462224.478
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1176849.581--53642311331-2837-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum452223.489
247Kansas City Royals1146054.5266.55064594726-2934-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium481731.354
3510Chicago White Sox1165957.5098.5528539-1124-3334-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park442123.477
4612Texas Rangers1185959.5009.5533560-2727-3232-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium422517.595
5815Minnesota Twins1185860.49210.5498522-2424-3233-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium442420.545
61224California Angels1184672.39022.5480521-4124-3422-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium442222.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148St. Louis Cardinals1176156.521--4884642429-2632-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II442519.568
2611Philadelphia Phillies1165957.5091.5491489222-3237-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium462125.457
3714Pittsburgh Pirates1165858.5002.55054762922-3436-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium463016.652
4817Montreal Expos1135558.4874.0463466-331-3324-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park482424.500
51021New York Mets1124963.4389.5401468-6725-3024-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium502228.440
61122Chicago Cubs1124666.41112.5440570-13022-3424-32L7T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field502030.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1167541.647--57739118637-2338-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium462719.587
222Cincinnati Reds1177047.5985.554642811837-2333-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium452817.622
335Atlanta Braves1156154.53013.54604025832-2829-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium472720.574
459Houston Astros1145856.50916.04824443823-3035-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome482325.479
5920San Francisco Giants1175364.45322.5463518-5526-3427-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park451926.422
61223San Diego Padres1174671.39329.5413613-20018-4028-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium451431.311


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dick BillingsC-OF31.251Purchased by Cardinals from Rangers. 
Dick SelmaP30.282Returned to Angels.