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Wednesday, August 21,1974

Wednesday, August 21,1974

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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 1974-08-21 Texas Rangers 5 Baltimore Orioles 1 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jim Bibby Ross Grimsley Steve Foucault 9,562 2:33
1974 reg season 1974-08-21 Chicago White Sox 0 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Roger Moret Wilbur Wood -- 32,395 2:04
1974 reg season 1974-08-21 Detroit Tigers 0 California Angels 2 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Andy Hassler Lerrin LaGrow -- 8,419 1:45
1974 reg season 1974-08-21 Kansas City Royals 6 Cleveland Indians 7 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Tom Buskey Steve Mingori -- 11,294 2:55
1974 reg season 1974-08-21 Minnesota Twins 1 New York Yankees 4 box | pbp Shea Stadium Doc Medich Bill Butler -- 13,321 2:05
1974 reg season 1974-08-21 Milwaukee Brewers 5 Oakland Athletics 3 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Kevin Kobel Blue Moon Odom -- 5,240 2:15
1974 reg season 1974-08-21 St. Louis Cardinals 4 Atlanta Braves 5 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Buzz Capra Bob Gibson -- 10,118 2:23
1974 reg season 1974-08-21 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 Chicago Cubs 5 box | pbp Wrigley Field Andy Messersmith Bill Bonham Mike Marshall 18,262 2:33
1974 reg season 1974-08-21 Philadelphia Phillies 10 Cincinnati Reds 3 box | pbp Cinergy Field Jim Lonborg Tom Carroll -- 31,887 2:13
1974 reg season 1974-08-21 New York Mets 10 Houston Astros 2 box | pbp Astrodome Jerry Koosman Tom Griffin -- 9,663 2:26
1974 reg season 1974-08-21 San Diego Padres 7 Montreal Expos 8 box | pbp Parc Jarry Chuck Taylor Larry Hardy -- 18,037 2:54
1974 reg season 1974-08-21 San Francisco Giants 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Dock Ellis Ed Halicki -- 19,814 2:05
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
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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 Boston Red Sox franchise | log 123 69 54 .561 0.0 568 514 54 W4 29-31 40-23 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1974 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 119 62 57 .521 5.0 494 494 0 W1 27-27 34-31 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1974 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 122 62 60 .508 6.5 487 497 -10 L1 29-31 33-29 3 5 10 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1974 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 123 62 61 .504 7.0 483 489 -6 W2 27-35 35-26 4 6 13 -- dnq
1974 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 124 60 64 .484 9.5 522 507 15 W1 30-35 30-29 5 10 17 -- dnq
1974 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 124 58 66 .468 11.5 449 558 -109 L1 30-37 28-29 6 11 19 -- 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 Oakland Athletics franchise | log 125 71 54 .568 0.0 572 447 125 L1 31-28 40-26 1 1 3 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1974 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 121 64 57 .529 5.0 532 473 59 L1 30-32 34-25 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1974 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 125 62 63 .496 9.0 553 581 -28 W1 30-34 32-29 3 7 14 -- dnq
1974 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 126 61 65 .484 10.5 557 593 -36 L5 26-41 34-25 4 8 16 -- dnq
1974 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 126 61 65 .484 10.5 524 550 -26 L2 27-37 33-29 5 9 15 -- dnq
1974 AL West California Angels franchise | log 126 50 76 .397 21.5 499 537 -38 W1 24-34 26-42 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 St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 125 65 60 .520 0.0 521 496 25 L3 29-29 36-31 1 4 8 Yes dnq
1974 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 124 63 61 .508 1.5 533 539 -6 W1 25-35 38-26 2 6 11 -- dnq
1974 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 124 63 61 .508 1.5 554 505 49 W1 23-35 40-26 3 7 12 -- Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1974 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 121 58 63 .479 5.0 488 503 -15 W1 31-35 27-28 4 8 18 -- dnq
1974 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 120 53 67 .442 9.5 429 493 -64 W1 27-34 26-33 5 10 21 -- dnq
1974 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 121 50 71 .413 13.0 493 625 -132 L3 22-34 28-37 6 11 22 -- 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 West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 124 78 46 .629 0.0 620 436 184 W3 40-28 38-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1974 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 125 75 50 .600 3.5 590 466 124 L1 37-23 38-27 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1974 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 123 67 56 .545 10.5 508 441 67 W3 32-28 35-28 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1974 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 123 63 60 .512 14.5 516 475 41 L1 26-33 37-27 4 5 9 Yes dnq
1974 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 125 56 69 .448 22.5 494 553 -59 L1 29-39 27-30 5 9 20 -- dnq
1974 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 125 49 76 .392 29.5 441 655 -214 L1 21-45 28-31 6 12 24 -- dnq
24 record(s)