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Friday August 23,1974This date in baseball
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Games on 1974-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins1Baltimore Orioles4BoxDave McNallyDave Goltz(none)
Oakland Athletics0Boston Red Sox3BoxLuis TiantVida Blue(none)
Cleveland Indians1Chicago White Sox2BoxJim KaatFritz Peterson(none)
Texas Rangers5Detroit Tigers2BoxSteve HarganJoe Coleman(none)
Kansas City Royals8Milwaukee Brewers4BoxSteve BusbyBill ChampionSteve Mingori
Kansas City Royals0Milwaukee Brewers1BoxTom MurphyLindy McDaniel(none)
California Angels4New York Yankees10BoxDick TidrowSkip Lockwood(none)
New York Mets3Atlanta Braves4BoxMax LeonTug McGraw(none)
New York Mets0Atlanta Braves6BoxLew KrausseHarry ParkerTom House
Philadelphia Phillies0Houston Astros1BoxLarry DierkerDick Ruthven(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxLynn McGlothenMike MarshallMike Garman
Cincinnati Reds10Montreal Expos7BoxClay CarrollTom Walker(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6San Diego Padres2BoxJerry ReussBill Greif(none)
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants0BoxRick ReuschelJim Barr(none)

Standings as of 1974-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox1247054.565--5715145729-3141-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park381424.368
249Cleveland Indians1216259.5126.5496499-327-2834-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium411526.366
3511Baltimore Orioles1246361.5087.0493504-1129-3134-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium382810.737
4612New York Yankees1246361.5087.0493493027-3536-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium382612.684
5916Milwaukee Brewers1266165.48410.05275151230-3531-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium361521.417
61119Detroit Tigers1255867.46412.5451563-11230-3728-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium371423.378
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics1267155.563--57245012231-2940-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum361917.528
236Kansas City Royals1246658.5324.05434796432-3334-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium381127.289
3714Texas Rangers1276463.5047.5564585-2132-3432-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium332013.606
4815Chicago White Sox1276265.4889.5559594-3526-4135-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park331815.545
51017Minnesota Twins1276166.48010.5525554-2927-3833-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium352114.600
61223California Angels1275077.39421.5503547-4424-3526-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium351817.514
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147St. Louis Cardinals1266660.524--5234972630-2936-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II352015.571
2610Pittsburgh Pirates1256461.5121.55605075324-3540-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium372413.649
3713Philadelphia Phillies1256362.5042.5533540-725-3638-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium371720.459
4818Montreal Expos1225864.4756.0495513-1831-3527-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park392118.538
51021New York Mets1225369.43411.0432503-7127-3626-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium401822.450
61122Chicago Cubs1225072.41014.0494625-13123-3428-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field401624.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1257847.624--62143818340-2838-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium372413.649
222Cincinnati Reds1267650.6032.560047312738-2338-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium362214.611
335Atlanta Braves1256956.5529.05184447432-2837-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium371918.514
458Houston Astros1246460.51613.55174754226-3338-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome381721.447
5920San Francisco Giants1265769.45221.5494554-6029-3927-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park361521.417
61224San Diego Padres1264977.38929.5443661-21821-4528-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium361125.306