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Wednesday August 21,1974This 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 1974-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers5Baltimore Orioles1BoxJim BibbyRoss GrimsleySteve Foucault
Chicago White Sox0Boston Red Sox4BoxRoger MoretWilbur Wood(none)
Detroit Tigers0California Angels2BoxAndy HasslerLerrin LaGrow(none)
Kansas City Royals6Cleveland Indians7BoxTom BuskeySteve Mingori(none)
Minnesota Twins1New York Yankees4BoxDoc MedichBill Butler(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Oakland Athletics3BoxKevin KobelBlue Moon Odom(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Atlanta Braves5BoxBuzz CapraBob Gibson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Chicago Cubs5BoxAndy MessersmithBill BonhamMike Marshall
Philadelphia Phillies10Cincinnati Reds3BoxJim LonborgTom Carroll(none)
New York Mets10Houston Astros2BoxJerry KoosmanTom Griffin(none)
San Diego Padres7Montreal Expos8BoxChuck TaylorLarry Hardy(none)
San Francisco Giants2Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxDock EllisEd Halicki(none)

Standings as of 1974-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1236954.561--5685145429-3140-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park391524.385
247Cleveland Indians1196257.5215.0494494027-2734-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium431528.349
3510Baltimore Orioles1226260.5086.5487497-1029-3133-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium402911.725
4613New York Yankees1236261.5047.0483489-627-3535-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium392712.692
51017Milwaukee Brewers1246064.4849.55225071530-3530-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium381622.421
61119Detroit Tigers1245866.46811.5449558-10930-3728-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium381424.368
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1257154.568--57244712531-2840-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum371918.514
236Kansas City Royals1216457.5295.05324735930-3234-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium411328.317
3714Texas Rangers1256263.4969.0553581-2830-3432-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium352213.629
4816Chicago White Sox1266165.48410.5557593-3626-4134-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park341915.559
5915Minnesota Twins1266165.48410.5524550-2627-3733-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium362115.583
61223California Angels1265076.39721.5499537-3824-3426-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium361818.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148St. Louis Cardinals1256560.520--5214962529-2936-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II362115.583
3712Pittsburgh Pirates1246361.5081.55545054923-3540-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium382513.658
2611Philadelphia Phillies1246361.5081.5533539-625-3538-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium381721.447
4818Montreal Expos1215863.4795.0488503-1531-3527-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park402119.525
51021New York Mets1205367.4429.5429493-6427-3426-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium421824.429
61122Chicago Cubs1215071.41313.0493625-13222-3428-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field411625.390
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1247846.629--62043618440-2838-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium382414.632
222Cincinnati Reds1257550.6003.559046612437-2338-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium372314.622
335Atlanta Braves1236756.54510.55084416732-2835-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium392118.538
459Houston Astros1236360.51214.55164754126-3337-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome391821.462
5920San Francisco Giants1255669.44822.5494553-5929-3927-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park371621.432
61224San Diego Padres1254976.39229.5441655-21421-4528-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium371126.297