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Friday August 15,1969This 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 1969-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2California Angels1BoxRon LawHoyt Wilhelm(none)
New York Yankees2Chicago White Sox1BoxFritz PetersonGary Peters(none)
Detroit Tigers0Oakland Athletics4BoxLew KrausseMickey Lolich(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Seattle Pilots1BoxMike CuellarGene Brabender(none)
Minnesota Twins2Washington Senators II0BoxJim PerryJim ShellenbackRon Perranoski
St. Louis Cardinals2Atlanta Braves8BoxRon ReedNelson BrilesPaul Doyle
Pittsburgh Pirates5Cincinnati Reds1BoxBob VealeGary Nolan(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Montreal Expos2BoxDon SuttonGary Waslewski(none)
Houston Astros0Philadelphia Phillies1BoxGrant JacksonDenny Lemaster(none)
Chicago Cubs0San Francisco Giants3BoxJuan MarichalKen Holtzman(none)

Standings as of 1969-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1178235.701--58236421836-1946-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium452718.600
245Detroit Tigers1166650.56915.55044218330-2636-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium462422.522
3513Boston Red Sox1166155.52620.5545542331-3030-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park462620.565
4615New York Yankees1196059.50423.0435441-627-3333-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I422022.476
5716Washington Senators II1206060.50023.5497495231-3229-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium422616.619
6918Cleveland Indians1205070.41733.5442542-10022-3228-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium411229.293
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1177047.598--56645011630-3140-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium452718.600
234Oakland Athletics1156748.5832.05254378830-2737-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum472126.447
3817Seattle Pilots1154867.41721.0480586-10624-3624-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes471631.340
41019Kansas City Royals1164868.41421.5416503-8723-3724-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium462125.457
51121California Angels1134469.38924.0347460-11317-3827-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium492722.551
61222Chicago White Sox1184573.38125.5459557-9819-4026-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park442321.523
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1197544.630--55641014634-2740-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field431726.395
237St. Louis Cardinals1186553.5519.54433994433-2732-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II442222.500
348New York Mets1136251.54910.04454252032-2630-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium493811.776
4914Pittsburgh Pirates1156055.52213.05124941827-3133-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field472819.596
51020Philadelphia Phillies1164769.40526.5476540-6426-3021-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium461630.348
61123Montreal Expos1193881.31937.0440584-14420-4018-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park431429.326
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Cincinnati Reds1146351.553--6045703429-2934-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field482622.542
259Atlanta Braves1216655.5450.55195061327-3239-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium412714.659
4711San Francisco Giants1166353.5431.05144813328-3235-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park462719.587
3610Los Angeles Dodgers1166353.5431.04853988729-2934-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium462224.478
5812Houston Astros1176354.5381.55234942920-3443-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome451827.400
61224San Diego Padres1163581.30229.0324540-21619-3916-42L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium461729.370


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim BunningP37.297Traded by Pirates to Dodgers for Chuck Goggin, Ron Mitchell and Cash. 
Chuck Goggin2B-OF24.039Traded by Dodgers with Ron Mitchell and Cash to Pirates for Jim Bunning.