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Games on 1969-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins10Boston Red Sox4BoxDick WoodsonSonny SiebertRon Perranoski
Baltimore Orioles3California Angels4BoxKen TatumEddie Watt(none)
New York Yankees2Kansas City Royals2Box(none)
Cleveland Indians5Oakland Athletics2BoxSam McDowellJim NashJuan Pizarro
Detroit Tigers3Seattle Pilots2BoxJoe SparmaGary Bell(none)
Chicago White Sox5Washington Senators II7BoxDarold KnowlesTommy John(none)
Atlanta Braves2Chicago Cubs3BoxFergie JenkinsPhil Niekro(none)
San Diego Padres6Montreal Expos2BoxJoe NiekroLarry Jaster(none)
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets4BoxGary GentryGaylord PerryTug McGraw
Los Angeles Dodgers7Philadelphia Phillies6BoxBill SingerGrant JacksonJim Brewer
Houston Astros1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDock EllisJim RayRon Kline
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals1BoxGeorge CulverMike TorrezWayne Granger

Standings as of 1969-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles493415.694--2371508717-717-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1137538.664
223Boston Red Sox452916.6443.02221923017-812-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1175859.496
336Detroit Tigers432518.5816.01851493612-913-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1196554.546
4715Washington Senators II512427.47111.0203217-1410-1514-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1116249.559
5816New York Yankees492326.46911.0178187-912-1411-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1125755.509
61223Cleveland Indians411229.29318.0125205-806-136-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1205070.417
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Minnesota Twins442519.568--1931534013-1312-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1187246.610
259Oakland Athletics442321.5232.0192163298-1115-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1186553.551
3614Chicago White Sox401921.4754.016515699-1110-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1224973.402
4917Kansas City Royals472225.4684.5160183-2312-119-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1154768.409
51019Seattle Pilots442024.4555.0207235-2810-1310-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes1184474.373
61122California Angels431429.32610.5116193-773-1611-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1195762.479
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs483216.667--2291478216-1016-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1146054.526
2611Pittsburgh Pirates472423.5117.5197202-511-1213-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1156451.557
3813New York Mets442123.4779.0170176-610-1011-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1187939.669
4918St. Louis Cardinals462125.45710.0146151-516-95-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1166650.569
51020Philadelphia Phillies421824.42911.0176188-128-1010-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1204575.375
61224Montreal Expos431132.25618.5146218-726-145-18L15T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1194178.345
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Atlanta Braves442816.636--1951712411-917-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1186553.551
235Los Angeles Dodgers452718.6001.51961583813-1114-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1175859.496
348Cincinnati Reds432419.5583.52331884511-1213-7W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1196554.546
4510San Francisco Giants462422.5225.0190174169-1515-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1166650.569
5712Houston Astros502426.4807.0198228-307-1817-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1125755.509
61121San Diego Padres502030.40011.0151226-7511-159-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1123280.286