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Saturday, May 4,1974

Saturday, May 4,1974

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1974 reg season 1974-05-04 Texas Rangers 1 Boston Red Sox 0 box | pbp Fenway Park Fergie Jenkins Rick Wise -- 9,984 2:02
1974 reg season 1974-05-04 Baltimore Orioles 1 California Angels 3 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Bill Singer Jim Palmer -- 35,084 2:06
1974 reg season 1974-05-04 New York Yankees 1 Kansas City Royals 5 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Paul Splittorff Mel Stottlemyre -- 18,978 2:10
1974 reg season 1974-05-04 Chicago White Sox 4 Milwaukee Brewers 2 box | pbp County Stadium Stan Bahnsen Jim Colborn Terry Forster 11,836 2:03
1974 reg season 1974-05-04 Detroit Tigers 0 Minnesota Twins 10 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Bert Blyleven Mickey Lolich -- 4,540 2:09
1974 reg season 1974-05-04 Cleveland Indians 8 Oakland Athletics 2 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Gaylord Perry Vida Blue -- 4,884 2:22
1974 reg season 1974-05-04 Cincinnati Reds 2 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Rick Reuschel Fred Norman -- 17,924 3:09
1974 reg season 1974-05-04 St. Louis Cardinals 2 Houston Astros 3 box | pbp Astrodome Dave Roberts Sonny Siebert Ken Forsch 20,600 2:01
1974 reg season 1974-05-04 San Francisco Giants 2 Montreal Expos 4 box | pbp Parc Jarry Steve Rogers John D'Acquisto -- 12,116 2:26
1974 reg season 1974-05-04 San Diego Padres 3 New York Mets 6 box | pbp Shea Stadium Jon Matlack Randy Jones -- 46,195 2:18
1974 reg season 1974-05-04 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 Philadelphia Phillies 7 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Jim Lonborg Don Sutton -- 40,301 2:29
1974 reg season 1974-05-04 Atlanta Braves 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jim Rooker Phil Niekro -- 8,069 2:04
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1974 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 26 15 11 .577 0.0 109 103 6 L1 5-7 10-4 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1974 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 23 12 11 .522 1.5 82 96 -14 L1 9-7 3-4 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1974 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 22 11 11 .500 2.0 74 82 -8 L4 3-6 8-5 3 7 13 -- Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1974 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 20 10 10 .500 2.0 101 93 8 L2 5-4 5-6 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1974 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 23 11 12 .478 2.5 109 101 8 W1 4-8 7-4 5 8 17 -- dnq
1974 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 24 10 14 .417 4.0 90 112 -22 L4 3-7 7-7 6 11 21 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1974 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 23 14 9 .609 0.0 113 98 15 W1 7-6 7-3 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1974 AL West California Angels franchise | log 26 14 12 .538 1.5 131 107 24 W5 6-8 8-4 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1974 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 24 12 12 .500 2.5 100 108 -8 W4 4-7 7-6 3 6 10 -- dnq
1974 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 23 11 12 .478 3.0 93 112 -19 W1 5-6 5-7 4 9 16 -- dnq
1974 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 23 11 12 .478 3.0 99 101 -2 L1 5-7 6-5 5 10 15 -- Won World Series (Dodgers)
1974 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 23 9 14 .391 5.0 115 103 12 W1 4-7 5-7 6 12 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1974 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 18 10 8 .556 0.0 90 85 5 W1 6-8 4-0 1 3 5 Yes dnq
1974 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 25 13 12 .520 0.5 129 121 8 L3 6-7 7-5 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1974 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 24 12 12 .500 1.0 106 105 1 W2 4-9 8-3 3 6 11 Yes dnq
1974 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 21 9 12 .429 2.5 88 127 -39 W2 2-9 7-3 4 9 19 -- dnq
1974 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 23 9 14 .391 3.5 98 107 -9 W1 6-9 3-5 5 11 22 -- dnq
1974 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 21 8 13 .381 3.5 99 115 -16 W2 3-6 5-7 6 12 24 -- Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1974 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 26 18 8 .692 0.0 142 76 66 L2 6-5 12-3 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1974 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 27 17 10 .630 1.5 145 100 45 W5 5-6 12-4 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1974 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 22 11 11 .500 5.0 108 101 7 L2 4-7 7-4 3 5 9 -- dnq
1974 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 25 12 13 .480 5.5 105 103 2 L1 4-7 8-6 4 7 14 -- dnq
1974 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 26 12 14 .462 6.0 106 123 -17 L2 3-8 9-6 5 8 18 -- dnq
1974 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 26 11 15 .423 7.0 84 137 -53 L1 2-10 9-5 6 10 20 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
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  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Mike Epstein -- Hist Released by Angels
Mike Pazik Minnesota Twins Hist Traded from New York Yankees to Minnesota Twins for Dick Woodson
Dick Woodson New York Yankees Hist Traded from Minnesota Twins to New York Yankees for Mike Pazik
3 record(s)