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Friday August 30,1974This 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 1974-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees8Chicago White Sox5BoxCecil UpshawRich Gossage(none)
Oakland Athletics10Detroit Tigers5BoxKen HoltzmanLerrin LaGrowBlue Moon Odom
Baltimore Orioles9Kansas City Royals2BoxMike CuellarBruce Dal Canton(none)
California Angels9Milwaukee Brewers2BoxNolan RyanKevin Kobel(none)
Boston Red Sox2Minnesota Twins3BoxBert BlylevenRoger Moret(none)
Cleveland Indians7Texas Rangers3BoxFred BeenePete Broberg(none)
Montreal Expos11Cincinnati Reds3BoxDennis BlairClay Kirby(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJim RookerMike MarshallDave Giusti
Atlanta Braves2New York Mets4BoxRay SadeckiBuzz Capra(none)
Houston Astros3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxDon WilsonWayne TwitchellKen Forsch
Chicago Cubs5San Diego Padres1BoxKen FrailingDave Freisleben(none)
Chicago Cubs4San Diego Padres3BoxDave LaRocheMike JohnsonJim Todd
St. Louis Cardinals2San Francisco Giants8BoxMike CaldwellSonny Siebert(none)

Standings as of 1974-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1307258.554--5835344931-3341-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park321220.375
248New York Yankees1306862.5234.05215091230-3638-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium322111.656
3511Cleveland Indians1296663.5125.5538544-631-3234-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium331122.333
4713Baltimore Orioles1306565.5007.0517528-1131-3334-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium32266.813
51017Milwaukee Brewers1326270.47011.0534537-330-3532-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium301416.467
61118Detroit Tigers1316170.46611.5480594-11430-3731-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium311120.355
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1327656.576--60046113936-3040-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum301416.467
237Kansas City Royals1316962.5276.55745136134-3335-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium31823.258
3612Texas Rangers1336766.5049.5586611-2533-3534-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium271710.630
4814Chicago White Sox1346668.49311.0589621-3226-4139-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park261412.538
5915Minnesota Twins1336568.48911.5551577-2629-3835-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium291712.586
61223California Angels1335281.39124.5524568-4426-3926-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium291613.552
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Pittsburgh Pirates1316962.527--5965197729-3640-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium311912.613
2610St. Louis Cardinals1326864.5151.55375221532-3336-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II291811.621
3716Philadelphia Phillies1316467.4895.0545562-1725-3839-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium311615.516
4819Montreal Expos1296069.4658.0523540-1732-3528-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park321913.594
51021New York Mets1295871.45010.0458518-6028-3730-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium331320.394
61122Chicago Cubs1295376.41115.0520656-13626-3828-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field331320.394
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1318348.634--65845720140-2843-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium311912.613
222Cincinnati Reds1328052.6063.562549912642-2438-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium301812.600
335Atlanta Braves1327359.55310.55394647535-3038-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium301515.500
459Houston Astros1316863.51915.05354954028-3640-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome311318.419
5920San Francisco Giants1326072.45523.5513579-6629-3930-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park301218.400
61224San Diego Padres1335083.37634.0455693-23821-4529-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium291019.345