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Wednesday August 20,1975This 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 1975-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers1California Angels6BoxNolan RyanJim Slaton(none)
Boston Red Sox1Kansas City Royals3BoxDennis LeonardLuis Tiant(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Minnesota Twins2BoxRoss GrimsleyJim Hughes(none)
Chicago White Sox5New York Yankees3BoxWilbur WoodRudy May(none)
Detroit Tigers1Oakland Athletics2BoxSonny SiebertRay BareJim Todd
Philadelphia Phillies4Atlanta Braves1BoxLarry ChristensonCarl MortonTug McGraw
New York Mets4Houston Astros5BoxJim CrawfordRick Baldwin(none)
San Diego Padres8Montreal Expos6BoxJerry JohnsonWoodie FrymanDanny Frisella
San Francisco Giants1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJim RookerEd HalickiDave Giusti
Cincinnati Reds0St. Louis Cardinals4BoxRon ReedFred Norman(none)

Standings as of 1975-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox1257550.600--6295626741-2634-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park352015.571
247Baltimore Orioles1236756.5457.05324488433-2834-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium362313.639
3511New York Yankees1236261.50412.05184605833-3529-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulShea Stadium372116.568
41019Cleveland Indians1215566.45518.0511563-5227-3428-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium382414.632
51120Milwaukee Brewers1255669.44819.0513585-7227-3729-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium371225.324
61223Detroit Tigers1255075.40025.0471604-13323-3727-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium34727.206
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Oakland Athletics1257550.600--5554659031-2744-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum372314.622
234Kansas City Royals1226854.5575.55394865328-3340-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium402317.575
3612Chicago White Sox1246163.49213.5533536-323-3538-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park371423.378
4714Texas Rangers1266165.48414.5564574-1032-3629-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium361818.500
5816Minnesota Twins1265868.46017.5598607-927-3431-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium331815.545
6917California Angels1275869.45718.0497570-7328-3130-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium341420.412
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Pittsburgh Pirates1246955.556--5154348131-3538-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium372314.622
236Philadelphia Phillies1246856.5481.05685214724-3444-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium381820.474
359St. Louis Cardinals1256758.5362.5508505332-3135-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II371522.405
4610New York Mets1246460.5165.05034713228-2836-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium381820.474
5815Chicago Cubs1265868.46012.0526611-8526-4132-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field361719.472
61122Montreal Expos1235271.42316.5442536-9423-3529-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park392316.590
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1975 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1248341.669--64443421031-2852-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium382513.658
248Los Angeles Dodgers1246757.54016.04924128034-3333-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium382117.553
3713San Francisco Giants1256164.48822.5512527-1529-3932-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park361917.528
4918San Diego Padres1255768.45626.5429519-9030-3827-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium371423.378
51021Atlanta Braves1275671.44128.5448569-12124-3532-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium341123.324
61224Houston Astros1294881.37237.5526574-4817-4431-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome321616.500