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Games on 1969-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins5Baltimore Orioles6BoxMarcelino LopezRon Perranoski(none)
California Angels7Boston Red Sox6BoxKen TatumLee Stange(none)
Detroit Tigers7Chicago White Sox3BoxJoe SparmaJoe HorlenPat Dobson
Detroit Tigers9Chicago White Sox7BoxFred LasherPaul EdmondsonJohn Hiller
Kansas City Royals4Cleveland Indians7BoxMike PaulWally BunkerStan Williams
Oakland Athletics5New York Yankees3BoxPaul LindbladJack Aker(none)
Oakland Athletics0New York Yankees5BoxAl DowningCatfish Hunter(none)
Seattle Pilots3Washington Senators II10BoxJoe ColemanGeorge BrunetDave Baldwin
New York Mets4Atlanta Braves1BoxJerry KoosmanMilt Pappas(none)
New York Mets0Atlanta Braves1BoxRon ReedRon Taylor(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Cincinnati Reds12BoxJack FisherBill Wilson(none)
Montreal Expos2Houston Astros5BoxDon WilsonHowie ReedWade Blasingame
Chicago Cubs0Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBill SingerFergie Jenkins(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7San Diego Padres1BoxBob VealeJoe Niekro(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4San Francisco Giants3BoxChuck TaylorGaylord Perry(none)

Standings as of 1969-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1117734.694--55735220535-1942-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium513219.627
245Detroit Tigers1106248.56414.54774077028-2534-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium522824.538
3512Boston Red Sox1115952.53218.05225121030-2829-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park512823.549
4615Washington Senators II1145856.50920.54764661031-3227-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium482820.583
5716New York Yankees1135558.48723.0411428-1725-3330-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I482523.521
6918Cleveland Indians1144767.41231.5421512-9121-3226-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium471532.319
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1126844.607--55543112428-2840-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium502921.580
234Oakland Athletics1096544.5961.55094149529-2336-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum532330.434
3817Seattle Pilots1094564.41321.5448560-11221-3424-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes531934.358
41019Kansas City Royals1114566.40522.5391487-9620-3524-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium512427.471
51121California Angels1074265.39323.5329437-10815-3527-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium552926.527
61222Chicago White Sox1114368.38724.5433523-9019-4024-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park512526.490
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1147242.632--54240114131-2540-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field482028.417
248New York Mets1086048.5569.04284032530-2330-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium544014.741
3711St. Louis Cardinals1126151.54510.04183774129-2532-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II502624.520
4914Pittsburgh Pirates1105654.50914.0479471823-3033-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field523220.615
51020Philadelphia Phillies1094465.40425.5455518-6324-2620-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium531934.358
61124Montreal Expos1123577.31336.0412551-13920-3815-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park501733.340
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Cincinnati Reds1065947.557--5695383128-2631-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field563026.536
237Atlanta Braves1156451.5570.55044812327-3237-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium472918.617
359San Francisco Giants1116150.5500.54934563728-3233-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park512922.569
4610Los Angeles Dodgers1106050.5451.04653798628-2932-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium522527.481
5813Houston Astros1115853.5233.54964801620-3338-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome512328.451
61223San Diego Padres1123577.31327.0311517-20619-3916-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium501733.340


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ron WillisP26.027Purchased by Astros from Cardinals.