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Games on 1969-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Pilots1Boston Red Sox6BoxMike NagyGary Bell(none)
Washington Senators II0Chicago White Sox6BoxJerry NymanCamilo Pascual(none)
Oakland Athletics4Cleveland Indians5BoxStan WilliamsCatfish Hunter(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Kansas City Royals2BoxJim PalmerBill Butler(none)
Detroit Tigers6Minnesota Twins0BoxDenny McLainDean Chance(none)
California Angels0New York Yankees6BoxStan BahnsenTom Murphy(none)
New York Mets11Cincinnati Reds3BoxGary GentryJim Maloney(none)
Chicago Cubs4Houston Astros5BoxDon WilsonDon NottebartFred Gladding
Pittsburgh Pirates0Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxClaude OsteenDock Ellis(none)
San Francisco Giants5Philadelphia Phillies0BoxGaylord PerryGary Wagner(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5San Diego Padres1BoxSteve CarltonClay Kirby(none)

Standings as of 1969-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles382612.684--1931177614-512-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1248341.669
224Boston Red Sox332112.6362.51681383013-68-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1296663.512
3610Detroit Tigers321616.5007.0122112106-710-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1307456.569
4814Washington Senators II371720.4598.5147155-88-159-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1256956.552
51020New York Yankees361521.41710.0135154-199-126-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1256560.520
61224Cleveland Indians30723.23315.086171-854-103-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1315576.420
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Oakland Athletics332112.636--160115458-613-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1296762.519
246Minnesota Twins311912.6131.0152109437-712-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1317853.595
359Chicago White Sox281513.5363.511010468-97-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1345381.396
4713Kansas City Royals341618.4715.5120132-128-98-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1285375.414
5918Seattle Pilots331419.4247.0148183-355-119-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes1295079.388
61122California Angels311120.3559.090141-513-88-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1316071.458
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago Cubs362412.667--1791087110-614-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1266858.540
2511Pittsburgh Pirates341717.5006.0130150-206-711-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1287157.555
3612New York Mets351718.4866.5147135129-68-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1278344.654
4815St. Louis Cardinals341519.4418.0108117-910-55-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1287256.563
5917Philadelphia Phillies321418.4388.0120135-156-58-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1304981.377
61223Montreal Expos311120.35510.5120148-286-85-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1314190.313
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves332310.697--1511312010-713-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1297059.543
237Los Angeles Dodgers332013.6063.0153112419-1011-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1296564.504
348San Francisco Giants342014.5883.5146120269-1211-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1287058.547
4716Cincinnati Reds341519.4418.5177162159-126-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1287454.578
51019San Diego Padres381622.4219.5114173-598-148-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1243688.290
61121Houston Astros381424.36811.5133187-546-168-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1246757.540


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Frank KreutzerP30.099Traded by Senators to Pirates for Jim Shellenback. 
Jim ShellenbackP25.181Traded by Pirates to Senators for Frank Kreutzer.