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Games on 1969-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians0California Angels4BoxAndy MessersmithLuis Tiant(none)
New York Yankees4Chicago White Sox5BoxWilbur WoodJack Aker(none)
Boston Red Sox10Kansas City Royals1BoxMike NagyBill Butler(none)
Boston Red Sox7Kansas City Royals8BoxJim RookerJim LonborgGalen Cisco
Detroit Tigers3Oakland Athletics4BoxRollie FingersMike Kilkenny(none)
Baltimore Orioles15Seattle Pilots3BoxDave McNallyDiego SeguiJim Hardin
Minnesota Twins5Washington Senators II6BoxDarold KnowlesJim Kaat(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Atlanta Braves1BoxBob GibsonJim Britton(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Cincinnati Reds5BoxJim MerrittDock Ellis(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Montreal Expos3BoxClaude OsteenLarry Jaster(none)
San Diego Padres0New York Mets2BoxTom SeaverTommie SiskRon Taylor
San Diego Padres1New York Mets2BoxJim McAndrewGary RossTug McGraw
Houston Astros0Philadelphia Phillies7BoxRick WiseTom Griffin(none)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants0BoxFergie JenkinsGaylord Perry(none)

Standings as of 1969-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1188335.703--59736723037-1946-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium442618.591
245Detroit Tigers1176651.56416.55074258230-2736-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium452421.533
3513Boston Red Sox1186256.52521.05625511132-3130-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park442519.568
4615Washington Senators II1216160.50423.5503500331-3230-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium412516.610
5716New York Yankees1206060.50024.0439446-727-3433-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I412021.488
61019Cleveland Indians1215071.41334.5442546-10422-3328-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium401228.300
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1187048.593--57145611530-3240-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium442717.614
234Oakland Athletics1166848.5861.05294408930-2738-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum462026.435
3817Kansas City Royals1184969.41521.0425520-9523-3725-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium442024.455
4918Seattle Pilots1164868.41421.0483601-11824-3624-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes461630.348
51121California Angels1144569.39523.0351460-10917-3828-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium482622.542
61222Chicago White Sox1194673.38724.5464561-9719-4027-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park432221.512
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1207644.633--55941014935-2740-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field421626.381
226New York Mets1156451.5579.54494262332-2632-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium473611.766
348St. Louis Cardinals1196653.5559.54514005134-2732-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II432122.488
4914Pittsburgh Pirates1166056.51714.05144991527-3233-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field462818.609
51020Philadelphia Phillies1174869.41026.5483540-5726-3022-39W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium451530.333
61123Montreal Expos1203882.31738.0443593-15020-4018-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park421428.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cincinnati Reds1156451.557--6095723729-2935-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field472522.532
259Los Angeles Dodgers1176453.5471.04944019330-2934-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium452124.467
3610Atlanta Braves1226656.5411.5520514627-3239-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium402713.675
4711San Francisco Giants1176354.5382.05144843028-3235-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park452718.600
5812Houston Astros1186355.5342.55235012220-3543-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome441826.409
61224San Diego Padres1183583.29730.5325544-21919-4116-42L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium441727.386


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob GalassoP17.216Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles.