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Games on 1969-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals1Baltimore Orioles2BoxMike CuellarJim RookerPete Richert
Seattle Pilots6Boston Red Sox5BoxBob LockerVicente Romo(none)
Washington Senators II4Chicago White Sox3BoxDennis HigginsWilbur Wood(none)
Oakland Athletics6Cleveland Indians4BoxPaul LindbladJuan PizarroMarcel Lachemann
Minnesota Twins3Detroit Tigers1BoxJim PerryMickey Lolich(none)
California Angels1New York Yankees3BoxFritz PetersonTom Murphy(none)
New York Mets2Cincinnati Reds3BoxJim MerrittJim McAndrew(none)
Chicago Cubs5Houston Astros4BoxRich NyeJack BillinghamDick Selma
Pittsburgh Pirates5Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxDon SuttonLuke WalkerJim Brewer
Atlanta Braves6Montreal Expos3BoxPhil NiekroSteve Renko(none)
San Francisco Giants4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxRick WiseJuan MarichalBill Champion
St. Louis Cardinals2San Diego Padres3BoxBilly McCoolSteve Carlton(none)

Standings as of 1969-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1097534.688--54134519635-1940-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium533419.642
249Detroit Tigers1075948.55115.04553936226-2533-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium553124.564
3512Boston Red Sox1095851.53217.05115011030-2828-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park532924.547
4615Washington Senators II1135756.50420.0466463331-3226-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium492920.592
5716New York Yankees1115457.48622.0403423-2025-3329-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I502624.520
61019Cleveland Indians1124666.41130.5414505-9121-3225-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium491633.327
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1106842.618--54641912728-2640-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium522923.558
234Oakland Athletics1066343.5943.05014069527-2236-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum562531.446
3817Seattle Pilots1074562.42121.5441545-10421-3224-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes551936.345
4918Kansas City Royals1094564.41322.5385470-8520-3324-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium532429.453
51121Chicago White Sox1094366.39424.5423507-8419-4024-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park532528.472
61222California Angels1064165.38725.0322431-10914-3527-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium563026.536
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1137241.637--54239614631-2440-18W7T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field492029.408
236New York Mets1065947.5579.54244012329-2230-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium564115.732
3711St. Louis Cardinals1105951.53611.54123733927-2532-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II522824.538
4914Pittsburgh Pirates1085553.50914.5472464822-2933-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field543321.611
51020Philadelphia Phillies1084464.40725.5450506-5624-2520-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium541935.352
61224Montreal Expos1113576.31536.0410546-13620-3715-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park511734.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Atlanta Braves1136350.558--5024772527-3236-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium493019.612
247San Francisco Giants1106149.5550.54904523828-3233-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park522923.558
358Cincinnati Reds1055847.5521.05575332428-2630-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field573126.544
4610Los Angeles Dodgers1085850.5372.54543797528-2930-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium542727.500
5813Houston Astros1105753.5184.54914781320-3337-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome522428.462
61123San Diego Padres1103575.31826.5309508-19919-3916-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium521735.327