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Games on 1969-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals5Baltimore Orioles7BoxEddie WattGalen Cisco(none)
Seattle Pilots9Boston Red Sox2BoxGene BrabenderRay Culp(none)
Washington Senators II4Chicago White Sox11BoxBilly WynneJim ShellenbackWilbur Wood
Oakland Athletics8Cleveland Indians3BoxChuck DobsonDick EllsworthPaul Lindblad
Oakland Athletics4Cleveland Indians10BoxSam McDowellBlue Moon Odom(none)
Minnesota Twins3Detroit Tigers4BoxJohn HillerDick Woodson(none)
California Angels2New York Yankees3BoxLindy McDanielClyde Wright(none)
New York Mets5Cincinnati Reds8BoxGary NolanTom SeaverClay Carroll
New York Mets10Cincinnati Reds1BoxNolan RyanGerry Arrigo(none)
Chicago Cubs5Houston Astros2BoxBill HandsDenny LemasterPhil Regan
Pittsburgh Pirates11Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxSteve BlassAlan Foster(none)
Atlanta Braves1Montreal Expos0BoxJim BrittonGary Waslewski(none)
Atlanta Braves4Montreal Expos3BoxPat JarvisMike WegenerCecil Upshaw
San Francisco Giants6Philadelphia Phillies2BoxMike McCormickJohn Boozer(none)
San Francisco Giants5Philadelphia Phillies3BoxBobby BolinWoodie FrymanFrank Linzy
St. Louis Cardinals2San Diego Padres1BoxBob GibsonDick Kelley(none)

Standings as of 1969-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1087434.685--53934419535-1939-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium543519.648
247Detroit Tigers1065947.55714.04543906426-2533-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium563125.554
3511Boston Red Sox1085850.53716.05064951130-2828-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park542925.537
4615Washington Senators II1125656.50020.0462460230-3226-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium503020.600
5716New York Yankees1105357.48222.0400422-2225-3328-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I512724.529
61019Cleveland Indians1114665.41429.5410499-8921-3225-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium501634.320
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1096742.615--54341812527-2640-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium533023.566
234Oakland Athletics1056243.5903.04954029326-2236-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum572631.456
3817Kansas City Royals1084563.41721.5384468-8420-3224-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium542430.444
4918Seattle Pilots1064462.41521.5435540-10520-3224-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes562036.357
51121Chicago White Sox1084365.39823.5420503-8319-4024-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park542529.463
61222California Angels1054164.39024.0321428-10714-3427-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium573027.526
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1127141.634--53739214530-2440-18W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field502129.420
225New York Mets1055946.5628.54223982429-2130-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium574116.719
3610St. Louis Cardinals1095950.54110.54103704027-2432-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II532825.528
4914Pittsburgh Pirates1075552.51413.54674571022-2833-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field553322.600
51020Philadelphia Phillies1074364.40225.5445502-5724-2519-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium552035.364
61123Montreal Expos1103575.31835.0407540-13320-3715-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park521735.327
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants1096148.560--4864473928-3133-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park532924.547
248Atlanta Braves1126250.5540.54964742226-3236-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium503119.620
359Cincinnati Reds1045747.5481.55545312328-2629-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field583226.552
4712Los Angeles Dodgers1075750.5333.04473747328-2929-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium552827.509
5813Houston Astros1095752.5234.04874731420-3337-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome532429.453
61224San Diego Padres1093475.31227.0306506-20019-3915-36L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium531835.340