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Games on 1969-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles9Boston Red Sox5BoxJim PalmerLee StangeEddie Watt
Detroit Tigers7Cleveland Indians6BoxMickey LolichVicente RomoDon McMahon
Washington Senators II3New York Yankees7BoxMel StottlemyreDennis Higgins(none)
Washington Senators II5New York Yankees2BoxBarry MooreStan BahnsenDennis Higgins
Atlanta Braves9Houston Astros3BoxPat JarvisWade Blasingame(none)
Montreal Expos7Philadelphia Phillies0BoxBill StonemanJerry Johnson(none)
New York Mets0Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJim BunningDon CardwellRon Kline
San Diego Padres4San Francisco Giants5BoxJuan MarichalClay KirbyJoe Gibbon
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals0BoxBill HandsDave GiustiPhil Regan

Standings as of 1969-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Baltimore Orioles1073.700--5933263-14-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium15210250.671
225Detroit Tigers853.6251.04531142-13-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1548569.552
4610New York Yankees954.5561.55039113-32-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1527577.493
359Boston Red Sox954.5561.53944-54-11-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1538271.536
51118Washington Senators II1046.4003.03355-222-52-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1528270.539
61224Cleveland Indians817.1255.02145-240-21-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1536192.399
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Kansas City Royals853.625--252413-32-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1546490.416
248Chicago White Sox743.5710.52729-23-31-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1556491.413
3712Oakland Athletics844.5001.0272430-04-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1548470.545
41014Minnesota Twins734.4291.52829-13-40-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1559461.606
5916California Angels734.4291.52728-10-13-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1556887.439
6815Seattle Pilots734.4291.5313101-12-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes1556194.394
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1091.900--5028222-07-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1528369.546
233Pittsburgh Pirates1073.7002.04833153-24-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1528171.533
3613Montreal Expos945.4444.5494543-41-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park15348105.314
4819St. Louis Cardinals1046.4005.02636-104-10-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1528369.546
51122New York Mets1037.3006.03951-121-32-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1529755.638
61223Philadelphia Phillies927.2226.53352-191-51-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1536192.399
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Atlanta Braves1082.800--5138132-16-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1528567.559
247Los Angeles Dodgers853.6252.04826223-32-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1548074.519
3511San Francisco Giants844.5003.0403643-41-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1548668.558
4717Cincinnati Reds734.4293.5362971-32-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1558669.555
5920San Diego Padres936.3334.51347-340-33-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium15349104.320
61021Houston Astros1037.3005.03244-120-33-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1527874.513


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tommy DeanSS23.230Traded by Dodgers with Leon Everitt to Padres for Al McBean. 
Leon EverittP22.095Traded by Dodgers with Tommy Dean to Padres for Al McBean. 
Al McBeanP30.337Traded by Padres to Dodgers for Leon Everitt and Tommy Dean. 
Jerry StephensonP25.194Released by Red Sox. 
Jerry StephensonP25.194Signed as Free Agent by Pilots.