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Sunday May 4,1975This 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 1975-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2Chicago White Sox5BoxJim KaatGlenn AbbottTerry Forster
Baltimore Orioles11Cleveland Indians1BoxMike TorrezGaylord Perry(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Cleveland Indians4BoxTom BuskeyJesse Jefferson(none)
New York Yankees4Milwaukee Brewers11BoxJim SlatonPat Dobson(none)
Kansas City Royals3Minnesota Twins6BoxJim HughesAl Fitzmorris(none)
California Angels0Texas Rangers1BoxBill HandsAndy HasslerSteve Foucault
Atlanta Braves2Cincinnati Reds3BoxDon GullettPhil NiekroPedro Borbon
San Diego Padres10Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxRandy JonesBurt Hooton(none)
Houston Astros6San Francisco Giants8BoxJim BarrJim York(none)
Houston Astros12San Francisco Giants8BoxJ.R. RichardJohn D'AcquistoWayne Granger
Chicago Cubs8St. Louis Cardinals6BoxOscar ZamoraLynn McGlothenDarold Knowles

Standings as of 1975-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Brewers20137.650--10070305-58-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1425587.387
235Detroit Tigers18108.5562.06396-335-45-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1414794.333
3815Boston Red Sox1899.5003.08592-74-45-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1428656.606
4712Cleveland Indians201010.5003.06879-115-75-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1396970.496
51019New York Yankees231013.4354.511391224-66-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1377364.533
61121Baltimore Orioles21813.3815.58485-14-74-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1388256.594
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics231310.565--8975145-78-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1398554.612
246Texas Rangers221210.5450.5938496-26-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1406773.479
357California Angels241311.5420.5112100126-47-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1375978.431
4613Kansas City Royals241212.5001.5105119-144-78-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1387959.572
5918Minnesota Twins19910.4742.0908195-74-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1406773.479
61222Chicago White Sox24915.3754.597127-306-93-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1376671.482
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs21156.714--11489256-39-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1416081.426
249New York Mets19109.5264.08971184-66-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1437271.503
3510Philadelphia Phillies211110.5244.08183-24-67-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1417566.532
4917Pittsburgh Pirates19910.4745.0696813-66-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1428359.585
51020St. Louis Cardinals20812.4006.576101-253-65-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1427468.521
61224Montreal Expos18612.3337.55168-174-82-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1446975.479
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers261610.615--12694327-69-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1367264.529
238Cincinnati Reds261412.5382.012899295-99-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1369442.691
3611San Diego Padres251312.5202.588101-138-35-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1375879.423
4714San Francisco Giants241212.5003.09397-46-36-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1376869.496
5816Atlanta Braves271314.4813.590121-317-106-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1345480.403
61123Houston Astros281018.3577.0117130-135-95-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1335479.406


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Garry MaddoxOF25.245Traded by Giants to Phillies for Willie Montanez. 
Willie Montanez1B-OF27.033Traded by Phillies to Giants for Garry Maddox. 
Ken Oberkfell3B-2B19.000Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals.