IN THE NEWS: At LA, Doug Camilli singles in a run in the bottom of the 16th to give the Dodgers a 65 win over the Cubs. Both teams score two in the 15th with Jim Gilliam making the 3rd out on an attempted steal of home.
At Washington, the Senators snap a 13-game losing streak by edging the Red Sox, 21. Pete Burnside twirls a 4-hitter.
IN THE NEWS: The first-place Giants win their 10th straight game, beating the Cubs 116. Billy Pierce wins his 4th straight and gives up a run after 17 2/3 innings of shut out pitching. The 10 wins is the longest winning streak since they moved west.
IN THE NEWS: Angels rookie Bo Belinsky pitches a no-hitter against the Orioles, the organization from which the cocky lefty was drafted last year. Belinsky has nine strikeouts and beats Steve Barber 20.
IN THE NEWS: Mickey Mantle hits home runs right- and lefthanded for the 9th time, in the 2nd game of a doubleheader, as the Yankees win 80 over the Senators at the Stadium. His first homer follows a Roger Maris round-tripper. The shutout is Jim Bouton's first win the majors. In the opener, a 42 Nats win, Mantle accounts for both Yankee runs with a lefthanded homer.
At Cincinnati, the Cards salvage a nitecap win, 30, when Stan Musial blasts a 3-run home run in the 9th off Moe Drabowsky. Bob Gibson is the winner. The Reds win the opener, 54. Musial also sets a record for most games played, appearing in his 2,786th and 2787th.
Lee Thomas has five hits to lead a 19-hit attack by the Angels as they beat the Orioles, 157, to sweep the 3-game series. Brooks Robinson hits a grand slam to tie the game at 77 in the 5th.
IN THE NEWS: Brooks Robinson becomes the 6th major leaguer this century to hit grand slams in back-to-back games, as he hits one against Kansas City's Ed Rakow. Baltimore wins 63 at home. Brooks hit a grand slam on the 6th.
IN THE NEWS: Minnesota Lenny Green and Vic Power hit back-to-back home runs off Cleveland's Jim Perry to start the game, tying a ML record. Cleveland comes back to win 94. It'll be another nine years before two leadoff batters in the American League belt homers, and it will be Perry teeing up those as well.
IN THE NEWS: Minnie Minoso of the Cardinals suffers a fractured skull and broken wrist running into the outfield wall while chasing a Duke Snider triple. The Dodgers win 85. Minnie will be out of action until July 19th, then go back on the DL on August 18th when Craig Anderson hits him with a pitch breaking his left forearm.
The Phils whip the Cubs 122 behind Don Demeter's grand slam and six RBIs.
With two outs in the 6th, the Senators explode for 11 runs to rout the Orioles, 121. Gene Woodling's grand slam is the big blow, but Chuck Cottier has two doubles in the inning. Dave Stenhouse (20) pops out to end the inning,
Bo Belinsky wins his 5th straight as the Angels beat the White Sox, 42. Bo strikes out 11.
IN THE NEWS: New York Mets relief P Craig Anderson wins both games of a doubleheader against the Braves to go 31. He will not win another game in the ML, losing his next 19 decisions, 16 of them this season. Ninth-inning home runs win the games as Hobie Landrith hits one in the opening 32 win and Gil Hodges closes a game-two 98 victory.
Mickey Mantle goes 3-for-3 with three runs score and a homer to pace New York to a 96 victory at Cleveland.
At Crosley Field, the Reds' Joey Jay and the Pirates' Al McBean match goose eggs for nine innings before the Bucs push across two runs in the 10th. The Reds come back with three runs to win, 32. Frank Robinson drives in the winning run with a single.
IN THE NEWS: Cubs P Barney Schultz ties Roy Face's major-league record by relieving in his 9th consecutive game for Chicago. Today's effort doesn't help as the Cubs lose, 65 in 13 innings against the Mets. Roger Craig, enroute to a 1024 year, is the winner, while Tony Balsamo loses to notch his only career decision.
IN THE NEWS: Mickey Mantle suffers a pulled groin muscle, tears muscles in his right thigh, and injures his left knee trying for an infield hit that becomes the final out of New York's 43 loss to Minnesota. He will miss one month.
ML owners approve a Player Development Plan that will ensure the survival of at least 100 minor league clubs for 1963.
The minor leagues are reorganized into four classes rather than 7. Classes B, C, and D are grouped as Class A, Classes AA and A become Class AA, and Class AAA remains the same, along with the rookie classification.
IN THE NEWS: The Indians tie the major-league record for most home runs in six straight games21set by the Giants in July 1954. They win the first game over Detroit 76, then lose 86 in the nitecap.
At Philadelphia, the Cubs sweep a doubleheader, winning 64 and 112 behind the hitting of young Lou Brock and rookie 2B Ken Hubbs. Brock's 2nd inning grand slam is the difference in game one, while Hubbs collects eight singles in the afternoon, 3-for-3 in the first game and 5-for-5 in game 2.
IN THE NEWS: The Tribe keeps pounding but lose 107 to Baltimore. Three more Cleveland home runs set a since-topped American League record for most home runs (26) over eight straight games. The also go in the record books with nine straight games with two or more homers.
The Orioles sign veteran Robin Roberts, released by the Yankees on April 30. Roberts will win 42 games for Baltimore before going to Houston.
IN THE NEWS: Roger Maris, who went all of 1961 without receiving an intentional walk, gets four in a 12-inning 21 win against the Angels to set an American League record. Maris receives five walks in all. Four Yankee pitchers (Whitey Ford, Jim Coates, Bud Daley, and Bob Turley) combine to give up just one hit in 12 innings. Ford leaves after seven innings because of back spasms, and Coates gives up the lone hit, a one-out 9th-inning single to Bob Rodgers.
IN THE NEWS: The Tigers score their first four runs on homers, then score the winner on a passed ball in the 11th to beat the Orioles, 54. Charlie Lau misses a Hoyt Wilhelm knuckler to allow Dick McAuliffe to score. Jim Bunning pitches the first nine innings for Detroit and is accused by O's manager Billy Hitchcock of notching the ball with his belt buckle.
IN THE NEWS: In New York, Al Kaline suffers a broken right collarbone while making a diving, game-saving catch off Elston Howard's bat to seal Detroit's 21 win against the Yankees. He will be out until June 23rd.
The Reds manage just two hits off Cal Koonce, but beat the Cubs, 21. Frank Robinson hits a 4th inning double to drive in both runs.
IN THE NEWS: Ernie Banks makes a spectacular return from his May 25th beaning with three HRs and a double against the Braves at Wrigley Field. Three teammates hit HRs,
but the Cubs lose to the Braves, 119. Amado Samuel hits his 1st ML HR and Joe Torre and Joe Adcock also connect. The Cubs outhit the Braves, 158, but a Andre Rodgers error in the third opens the way for six unearned runs.
The Angels get P Don Lee from the Twins for Jim Donohue. Lee, 33 with the Twins, will go 88 with LA.