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Games on 1975-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers10Baltimore Orioles6BoxSteve FoucaultWayne Garland(none)
Texas Rangers1Baltimore Orioles13BoxMike CuellarClyde Wright(none)
Detroit Tigers0California Angels8BoxFrank TananaMickey Lolich(none)
Boston Red Sox3Chicago White Sox2BoxLuis TiantJesse Jefferson(none)
New York Yankees5Kansas City Royals4BoxPat DobsonDoug BirdTippy Martinez
Cleveland Indians4Minnesota Twins8BoxBert BlylevenDennis Eckersley(none)
Milwaukee Brewers8Oakland Athletics4BoxJim ColbornVida Blue(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Atlanta Braves1BoxRon ReedJamie Easterly(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Atlanta Braves1BoxEric RasmussenMike ThompsonAl Hrabosky
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds8BoxFred NormanJim Rooker(none)
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros4BoxLarry DierkerBill Bonham(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Montreal Expos8BoxSteve RogersDon Sutton(none)
San Francisco Giants6New York Mets2BoxEd HalickiJerry KoosmanGary Lavelle
San Francisco Giants4New York Mets9BoxHank WebbTom Bradley(none)
San Diego Padres3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxTom HilgendorfJoe McIntoshTug McGraw

Standings as of 1975-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1207248.600--6125506238-2434-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park402317.575
236Baltimore Orioles1186553.5516.05214309132-2633-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium412516.610
3510New York Yankees1196257.5219.55034396433-3329-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulShea Stadium412120.512
4815Milwaukee Brewers1205664.46716.0502564-6227-3229-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium421230.286
51120Cleveland Indians1165264.44818.0487542-5526-3326-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium432716.628
61223Detroit Tigers1204674.38326.0447598-15119-3627-38L19T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium391128.282
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics1207248.600--5444549031-2741-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum422616.619
245Kansas City Royals1186553.5516.05274745328-3337-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium442618.591
3613Texas Rangers1215962.48813.5552560-830-3329-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium412021.488
4714Chicago White Sox1195861.48713.5512516-421-3537-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park421725.405
5917Minnesota Twins1215566.45517.5571586-1527-3428-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium382117.553
61019California Angels1225567.45118.0481546-6528-3127-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium391722.436
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates1206753.558--5044257931-3336-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium412516.610
237Philadelphia Phillies1196554.5461.55435024122-3343-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium432122.488
348St. Louis Cardinals1206456.5333.0485492-731-3033-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II421824.429
4611New York Mets1196158.5135.54864572927-2634-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium432122.488
5816Chicago Cubs1225666.45912.0510597-8724-4132-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field401921.475
61122Montreal Expos1174968.41916.5419515-9623-3526-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park452619.578
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1198039.672--63242221030-2650-13W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium432815.651
259Los Angeles Dodgers1206456.53316.54804047631-3233-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium422418.571
3712San Francisco Giants1216160.50420.0509513-429-3532-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park401921.475
4918San Diego Padres1195465.45426.0406491-8527-3527-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium431726.395
51021Atlanta Braves1225468.44327.5429540-11124-3530-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium391326.333
61224Houston Astros1244678.37136.5505550-4517-4429-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome371819.486