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Friday, August 23,1974

Friday, August 23,1974

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Games on this date
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  • 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.
year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1974 reg season 1974-08-23 Minnesota Twins 1 Baltimore Orioles 4 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dave McNally Dave Goltz -- 9,390 2:17
1974 reg season 1974-08-23 Oakland Athletics 0 Boston Red Sox 3 box | pbp Fenway Park Luis Tiant Vida Blue -- 35,866 2:13
1974 reg season 1974-08-23 Cleveland Indians 1 Chicago White Sox 2 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jim Kaat Fritz Peterson -- 14,217 1:54
1974 reg season 1974-08-23 Texas Rangers 5 Detroit Tigers 2 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Steve Hargan Joe Coleman -- 20,020 2:25
1974 reg season 1974-08-23 Kansas City Royals 8 Milwaukee Brewers 4 box | pbp County Stadium Steve Busby Bill Champion Steve Mingori 0 2:54
1974 reg season 1974-08-23 Kansas City Royals 0 Milwaukee Brewers 1 box | pbp County Stadium Tom Murphy Lindy McDaniel -- 15,659 3:27
1974 reg season 1974-08-23 California Angels 4 New York Yankees 10 box | pbp Shea Stadium Dick Tidrow Skip Lockwood -- 13,893 2:37
1974 reg season 1974-08-23 New York Mets 3 Atlanta Braves 4 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Max Leon Tug McGraw -- 0 2:52
1974 reg season 1974-08-23 New York Mets 0 Atlanta Braves 6 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Lew Krausse Harry Parker Tom House 12,860 2:12
1974 reg season 1974-08-23 Philadelphia Phillies 0 Houston Astros 1 box | pbp Astrodome Larry Dierker Dick Ruthven -- 12,175 1:45
1974 reg season 1974-08-23 St. Louis Cardinals 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Lynn McGlothen Mike Marshall Mike Garman 40,993 2:36
1974 reg season 1974-08-23 Cincinnati Reds 10 Montreal Expos 7 box | pbp Parc Jarry Clay Carroll Tom Walker -- 20,468 2:31
1974 reg season 1974-08-23 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Jerry Reuss Bill Greif -- 13,443 2:52
1974 reg season 1974-08-23 Chicago Cubs 1 San Francisco Giants 0 box | pbp Candlestick Park Rick Reuschel Jim Barr -- 3,099 2:01
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • 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.
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 124 70 54 .565 0.0 571 514 57 W5 29-31 41-23 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1974 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 121 62 59 .512 6.5 496 499 -3 L2 27-28 34-32 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1974 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 124 63 61 .508 7.0 493 504 -11 W1 29-31 34-30 3 5 11 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1974 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 124 63 61 .508 7.0 493 493 0 W3 27-35 36-26 4 6 12 -- dnq
1974 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 126 61 65 .484 10.0 527 515 12 W1 30-35 31-30 5 9 16 -- dnq
1974 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 125 58 67 .464 12.5 451 563 -112 L2 30-37 28-30 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 126 71 55 .563 0.0 572 450 122 L2 31-29 40-26 1 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1974 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 124 66 58 .532 4.0 543 479 64 L1 32-33 34-25 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1974 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 127 64 63 .504 7.5 564 585 -21 W3 32-34 32-29 3 7 14 -- dnq
1974 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 127 62 65 .488 9.5 559 594 -35 W1 26-41 35-25 4 8 15 -- dnq
1974 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 127 61 66 .480 10.5 525 554 -29 L3 27-38 33-29 5 10 17 -- dnq
1974 AL West California Angels franchise | log 127 50 77 .394 21.5 503 547 -44 L1 24-35 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 126 66 60 .524 0.0 523 497 26 W1 30-29 36-31 1 4 7 Yes dnq
1974 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 125 64 61 .512 1.5 560 507 53 W2 24-35 40-26 2 6 10 -- Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1974 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 125 63 62 .504 2.5 533 540 -7 L1 25-36 38-26 3 7 13 -- dnq
1974 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 122 58 64 .475 6.0 495 513 -18 L1 31-35 27-29 4 8 18 -- dnq
1974 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 122 53 69 .434 11.0 432 503 -71 L2 27-36 26-33 5 10 21 -- dnq
1974 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 122 50 72 .410 14.0 494 625 -131 W1 23-34 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 125 78 47 .624 0.0 621 438 183 L1 40-28 38-19 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1974 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 126 76 50 .603 2.5 600 473 127 W1 38-23 38-27 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1974 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 125 69 56 .552 9.0 518 444 74 W5 32-28 37-28 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1974 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 124 64 60 .516 13.5 517 475 42 W1 26-33 38-27 4 5 8 Yes dnq
1974 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 126 57 69 .452 21.5 494 554 -60 L2 29-39 27-31 5 9 20 -- dnq
1974 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 126 49 77 .389 29.5 443 661 -218 L2 21-45 28-32 6 12 24 -- dnq
24 record(s)