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Baseball on Saturday, August 31, 1974

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
New York Yankees18Chicago White Sox6BoxDoc Medich (16-12)Jim Kaat (14-13)CHA  E Herrmann (8), C May (8)  NYA  T Munson (13)Thurman Munson (21.9)
Oakland Athletics3Detroit Tigers7BoxJoe Coleman (11-12)Vida Blue (14-13)OAK  R Fosse (4)Ben Oglivie (37.3)
Baltimore Orioles3Kansas City Royals2BoxJim Palmer (5-10)Paul Splittorff (13-14)NoneBobby Grich (26.3)
California Angels5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxTom Murphy (7-5)Horacio Pina (4-6)CAL  B Bochte 2 (4)Bobby Mitchell (39.0)
Boston Red Sox2Minnesota Twins6BoxDave Goltz (7-7)Dick Drago (6-8)BOS  C Yastrzemski (13)  MIN  S Braun (6), T Oliva (12)Steve Braun (22.0)
Cleveland Indians0Texas Rangers2BoxFergie Jenkins (20-11)Jim Perry (14-10)NoneJeff Burroughs (18.0)
Montreal Expos3Cincinnati Reds10BoxJack Billingham (17-8)Steve Renko (9-13)CIN  J Bench (27)  MON  K Singleton (8)Johnny Bench (29.7)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxLarry Demery (6-4)Geoff Zahn (2-4)LAN  S Yeager (8)  PIT  R Zisk (15)Richie Zisk (48.1)
Atlanta Braves5New York Mets6BoxBob Apodaca (5-5)Max Leon (3-5)NoneRusty Staub (75.2)
Houston Astros6Philadelphia Phillies10BoxLarry Christenson (1-0)J.R. Richard (1-1)HOU  C Cedeno (23), M May (5), D Rader (14)  PHI  J Johnstone (6)Bob Boone (23.3)
St. Louis Cardinals2San Francisco Giants3BoxJohn D'Acquisto (10-12)Bob Forsch (3-4)NoneEd Goodson (26.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox7259.550--58554031-3441-25L2Game Log
New York Yankees6962.5273.053951531-3638-26W4Game Log
Cleveland Indians6664.5085.553854631-3334-32L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6665.5046.052053032-3334-32W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6370.47410.054054230-3533-35W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers6270.47010.548759730-3732-33W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics7657.571--60346836-3140-26L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals6963.5236.557651634-3335-30L3Game Log
Texas Rangers6866.5078.558861133-3535-31W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins6668.49310.555757929-3836-31W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox6669.48911.059563926-4139-29L3Game Log
California Angels5282.38824.552957426-4026-42L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7062.530--60052230-3640-26W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6865.5112.553952532-3436-31L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6567.4925.055556825-3840-29W1Game Log
Montreal Expos6070.4629.052655032-3628-34L1Game Log
New York Mets5971.45410.046452328-3731-34W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs5376.41115.552065626-3828-37W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers8349.629--66146140-2843-21L2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds8152.6092.563550242-2439-28W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves7360.54910.554447035-3138-29L2Game Log
Houston Astros6864.51515.054150528-3740-27L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants6172.45922.551658129-3931-34W3Game Log
San Diego Padres5083.37633.545569321-4529-38L4Game Log

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