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Top1975 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees4California Angels3Boxscore - PBP912,1761:55Larry GuraNolan RyanLarry Gura (4-4)Nolan Ryan (12-12)-Billy MartinDick WilliamsAngel Stadium of
ALBaltimore Orioles7Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP912,1992:56Doyle AlexanderWilbur WoodDoyle Alexander (5-7)Wilbur Wood (12-14)Dyar Miller (6)Earl WeaverChuck TannerComiskey Park
ALKansas City Royals3Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP914,5752:31Marty PattinRoric HarrisonRoric Harrison (8-7)Marty Pattin (8-7)Dave LaRoche (10)Whitey HerzogFrank RobinsonCleveland Stadium
ALMinnesota Twins3Detroit Tigers1Boxscore - PBP918,2592:26Jim HughesJoe ColemanJim Hughes (10-9)Joe Coleman (8-14)-Frank QuiliciRalph HoukTiger Stadium
ALTexas Rangers6Milwaukee Brewers4Boxscore - PBP919,8943:05Steve HarganBill TraversSteve Hargan (8-6)Bill Travers (4-7)Steve Foucault (5)Frank LucchesiDel CrandallCounty Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox2Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP920,5751:39Reggie ClevelandKen HoltzmanKen Holtzman (14-9)Reggie Cleveland (9-8)Rollie Fingers (15)Darrell JohnsonAlvin DarkOakland-Alameda C
NLChicago Cubs0Atlanta Braves1Boxscore - PBP902:06Tom DettoreCarl MortonCarl Morton (14-12)Tom Dettore (4-4)-Jim MarshallClyde KingAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLChicago Cubs3Atlanta Braves1Boxscore - PBP98,3682:31Ray BurrisBruce Dal CantonRay Burris (9-9)Bruce Dal Canton (0-7)Darold Knowles (11)Jim MarshallClyde KingAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLMontreal Expos8Cincinnati Reds7Boxscore - PBP944,0302:56Dan WarthenTom CarrollWoodie Fryman (8-6)Pedro Borbon (7-4)-Gene MauchSparky AndersonCinergy Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates3Houston Astros5Boxscore - PBP914,8892:22Dock EllisDoug KoniecznyJim Crawford (2-3)Kent Tekulve (0-1)-Danny MurtaughPreston GomezAstrodome
NLLos Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets3Boxscore - PBP942,0492:28Doug RauRandy TateMike Marshall (7-11)Ken Sanders (0-1)-Walter AlstonRoy McMillanShea Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants4Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP931,0262:32Pete FalconeTom UnderwoodGene Garber (9-6)Randy Moffitt (4-4)-Wes WestrumDanny OzarkVeterans Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres6St. Louis Cardinals10Boxscore - PBP923,5342:32Dan SpillnerBob ForschBob Forsch (11-8)Dan Spillner (4-10)-John McNamaraRed SchoendienstBusch Stadium II
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 1975-08-08.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Boston Red Sox1136845.602--5805245634-2134-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park472720.574
247Baltimore Orioles1116150.5506.04794067331-2530-25W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium482919.604
358New York Yankees1125953.5278.54854107530-2929-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulShea Stadium482424.500
4816Milwaukee Brewers1145361.46515.5469535-6625-3028-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium481533.313
5917Cleveland Indians1105159.46415.5465510-4525-3026-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium492821.571
61223Detroit Tigers1144668.40422.5439568-12919-3527-33L13T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium451134.244
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics1137043.619--52342010331-2739-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum492821.571
236Kansas City Royals1126250.5547.55084555325-3137-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium502921.580
3612Chicago White Sox1135558.48715.0488486221-3534-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park482028.417
4714Texas Rangers1145460.47416.5516524-825-3129-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium482523.521
51021Minnesota Twins1155065.43521.0541566-2525-3425-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium442618.591
61122California Angels1154966.42622.0441530-8928-3121-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium462323.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates1136647.584--4843939130-2736-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium482622.542
235Philadelphia Phillies1136350.5583.05164684822-3341-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium492326.469
3510New York Mets1125854.5187.54524272527-2631-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium502426.480
449St. Louis Cardinals1125854.5187.5455467-1227-2831-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II502426.480
5918Chicago Cubs1165363.45714.5476566-9021-3832-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field462224.478
61120Montreal Expos1104862.43616.5398464-6623-3325-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park522725.519
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1137439.655--57740317430-2644-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium493415.694
2611Los Angeles Dodgers1145955.51815.54533846926-3133-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium482919.604
3713San Francisco Giants1135558.48719.0460481-2123-3332-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park482523.521
4815San Diego Padres1135360.46921.0384456-7226-3027-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium491831.367
51019Atlanta Braves1145163.44723.5410500-9024-3527-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium471631.340
61224Houston Astros1174275.35934.0474530-5617-4425-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome442222.500

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