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Baseball on Friday, August 31, 1962

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Minnesota Twins5Boston Red Sox7BoxDick Radatz (7-5)Dick Stigman (9-4)BOS  G Geiger (14)  MIN  H Killebrew (35), R Rollins (15)Gary Geiger (25.6)
Baltimore Orioles6Cleveland Indians9BoxDick Donovan (18-7)Robin Roberts (9-7)BAL  J Gentile (31)  CLE  D Donovan 2 (4), W Held (14), A Luplow (13)Al Luplow (32.1)
Chicago White Sox2Detroit Tigers5BoxJim Bunning (15-8)John Buzhardt (7-11)DET  R Colavito (31)Dick Brown (18.3)
KC1 UNBRIDGED1New York Yankees5BoxWhitey Ford (14-7)Ed Rakow (12-15)NYA  T Tresh (18)Bill Skowron (19.8)
LAA UNBRIDGED6Washington Senators3Box G1Dan Osinski (5-2)Claude Osteen (7-11)LAA  B Rodgers (5), G Thomas (2), F Torres (8)  WS2  H Bright (17)George Thomas (26.6)
LAA UNBRIDGED2Washington Senators4Box G2Bennie Daniels (6-14)Don Lee (11-10)LAA  L Thomas (20)Bob Johnson (20.4)
MLN UNBRIDGED3Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxPete Richert (4-3)Jack Curtis (4-6)NoneDuke Snider (34.5)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJack Baldschun (9-7)Earl Francis (6-8)NoneJohnny Callison (33.5)
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants10BoxBilly Pierce (13-4)Jim Maloney (8-6)CIN  L Cardenas (9), E Kasko (3)  SFN  E Bailey (15), W McCovey (18)Willie McCovey (31.4)
New York Mets2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxLarry Jackson (12-10)Craig Anderson (3-15)SLN  C James (7)Bill White (39.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees7050.583--57049230-2540-25W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins6854.5573.057854930-2437-32L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox6257.5217.552147529-2433-33L3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6258.5178.050748524-3038-28L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians5962.48811.551355124-2935-33W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox5365.44916.050657421-3132-34W2Game Log
Kansas City Athletics2532.43931.525628125-321-0L3Game Log
Washington Senators II5070.41720.046250427-2623-44W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers2238.36730.022225422-380-0L1Game Log
National League
Los Angeles Dodgers8245.6468.566651937-2645-19W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants8048.6256.069354830-3050-18W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7552.5913.563857425-3250-20L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6952.5701.554649129-2840-24L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6857.5444.562553030-2838-29W1Game Log
Milwaukee Braves6255.5306.554148123-3439-21L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6073.45116.559867322-4338-30W4Game Log
Houston Colt 45s2441.36927.526830724-411-0W4Game Log
Chicago Cubs4577.36926.049966919-3626-42L3Game Log
New York Mets3398.25242.551679815-4718-51L4Game Log

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