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Sunday May 4,1969This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1969-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Boston Red Sox4BoxSparky LyleDon McMahon(none)
Kansas City Royals15California Angels1BoxRoger NelsonClyde Wright(none)
Chicago White Sox3Minnesota Twins4BoxJoe GrzendaBob LockerRon Perranoski
Baltimore Orioles5New York Yankees3BoxDave McNallyBill BurbachPete Richert
Baltimore Orioles14New York Yankees2BoxJim HardinMike Kekich(none)
Seattle Pilots6Oakland Athletics4BoxMarty PattinRollie FingersJohn O'Donoghue
Seattle Pilots7Oakland Athletics11BoxBlue Moon OdomBucky BrandonPaul Lindblad
Cleveland Indians3Washington Senators II4BoxDennis HigginsJack Hamilton(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Atlanta Braves4BoxMilt PappasBill SingerPhil Niekro
New York Mets3Chicago Cubs2BoxTom SeaverBill Hands(none)
New York Mets3Chicago Cubs2BoxTug McGrawDick Selma(none)
San Diego Padres2Cincinnati Reds3BoxJack FisherAl SantoriniClay Carroll
San Diego Padres0Cincinnati Reds12BoxTony CloningerGary Ross(none)
San Francisco Giants1Houston Astros3BoxDooley WomackJuan MarichalFred Gladding
Pittsburgh Pirates4Montreal Expos6BoxRoy FaceRon Kline(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5St. Louis Cardinals0BoxGrant JacksonDave Giusti(none)

Standings as of 1969-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles28208.714--151846710-410-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1348945.664
238Washington Senators II271611.5933.5114104107-69-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1357065.519
359Boston Red Sox241410.5834.011010737-57-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1387365.529
4713Detroit Tigers241113.4587.0948775-76-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1387959.572
5817New York Yankees261115.4238.0106122-167-64-9L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1356966.511
61224Cleveland Indians21318.14313.559130-712-91-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1405981.421
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Minnesota Twins23167.696--12278445-511-2W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1398158.583
2410Oakland Athletics241410.5832.512994357-57-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1387464.536
3611Kansas City Royals241311.5423.58485-16-67-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1385682.406
4918Chicago White Sox19811.4216.07184-133-75-4L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1436083.420
51020California Angels21813.3817.071105-343-65-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1416378.447
61122Seattle Pilots23815.3488.090121-314-104-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes1395683.403
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Chicago Cubs27189.667--12285379-59-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1357461.548
246Pittsburgh Pirates251510.6002.010710256-59-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1377364.533
3612Philadelphia Phillies221111.5004.58590-56-55-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1405288.371
4715New York Mets251114.4406.08694-87-64-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1378948.650
51019St. Louis Cardinals251015.4007.07691-159-41-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1377760.562
61121Montreal Expos24915.3757.592106-145-74-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1384395.312
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Atlanta Braves25178.680--11396175-612-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1377661.555
335San Francisco Giants251510.6002.010790174-811-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1377562.547
257Los Angeles Dodgers251510.6002.011888306-79-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1377067.511
4814Cincinnati Reds251114.4406.0137108295-96-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1377859.569
5916San Diego Padres281216.4296.590127-375-97-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1344094.299
61223Houston Astros28820.28610.584140-561-137-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1347361.545