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Sunday June 8,1969This 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 1969-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Pilots7Baltimore Orioles5BoxJohn O'DonoghueMike Cuellar(none)
Kansas City Royals2Boston Red Sox8BoxJim LonborgDick Drago(none)
California Angels0Cleveland Indians3BoxSam McDowellGeorge Brunet(none)
California Angels3Cleveland Indians2BoxJim McGlothlinMike PaulHoyt Wilhelm
Washington Senators II7Minnesota Twins5BoxCasey CoxTom Hall(none)
Chicago White Sox1New York Yankees3BoxMel StottlemyreJerry Nyman(none)
Chicago White Sox2New York Yankees11BoxBill BurbachCisco Carlos(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Atlanta Braves11BoxPhil NiekroChuck Hartenstein(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Atlanta Braves4BoxMilt PappasBob Veale(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Houston Astros2BoxLarry DierkerRon Willis(none)
Montreal Expos4Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJerry RobertsonBill SingerRoy Face
New York Mets3San Diego Padres2BoxTom SeaverAl SantoriniRon Taylor
Philadelphia Phillies8San Francisco Giants9BoxFrank LinzyAl Raffo(none)

Standings as of 1969-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles553916.709--27016310720-719-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1077037.654
223Boston Red Sox523418.6543.52572134417-817-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1105357.482
348Detroit Tigers492722.5519.02051733213-1214-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1136350.558
4612Washington Senators II582929.50011.5234246-1214-1715-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1045747.548
5713New York Yankees572829.49112.0213210313-1715-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1045252.500
61122Cleveland Indians491732.34719.0161235-748-159-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1124567.402
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Minnesota Twins512922.569--2211715013-1416-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1116843.613
2511Oakland Athletics492524.5103.0210178329-1216-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1136350.558
3817Seattle Pilots512328.4516.0236277-4111-1512-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes1114170.369
4918Chicago White Sox482127.4386.5189202-1311-1710-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1144767.412
51019Kansas City Royals542331.4267.5181220-3912-1410-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1084662.426
61223California Angels511734.33312.0136225-894-1913-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1115457.486
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs533716.698--27017010016-1020-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1095554.505
259New York Mets512823.5498.0195189613-1015-13W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1117239.649
3714Pittsburgh Pirates542628.48111.5241241012-1514-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1086246.574
4916St. Louis Cardinals542529.46312.5184185-117-128-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1086246.574
51121Philadelphia Phillies491831.36717.0198231-338-1310-18L8T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1134568.398
61224Montreal Expos491237.24523.0165256-917-165-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1134073.354
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Atlanta Braves523220.615--2302201012-1220-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1106149.555
235Los Angeles Dodgers523022.5772.02271814614-1416-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1105555.500
347San Francisco Giants522923.5583.02271943311-1618-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1106149.555
4610Cincinnati Reds482622.5424.02612243713-1513-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1146351.553
5815Houston Astros572730.4747.5231266-357-2120-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1055451.514
61020San Diego Padres572433.42110.5177249-7215-159-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1052877.267


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gary BellP32.203Traded by Pilots to White Sox for Bob Locker. 
Bob LockerP31.085Traded by White Sox to Pilots for Gary Bell.