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Games on 1969-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians6California Angels7BoxHoyt WilhelmJuan PizarroKen Tatum
New York Yankees5Chicago White Sox2BoxMike KekichPaul EdmondsonLindy McDaniel
Boston Red Sox1Kansas City Royals0BoxVicente RomoRoger NelsonSonny Siebert
Detroit Tigers9Oakland Athletics4BoxDenny McLainCatfish Hunter(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Seattle Pilots1BoxTom PhoebusFred TalbotEddie Watt
Minnesota Twins4Washington Senators II3BoxRon PerranoskiDennis Higgins(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Atlanta Braves3BoxSteve CarltonMilt PappasMudcat Grant
Pittsburgh Pirates8Cincinnati Reds5BoxSteve BlassJack FisherChuck Hartenstein
Los Angeles Dodgers9Montreal Expos3BoxJim BrewerBill Stoneman(none)
San Diego Padres2New York Mets3BoxJerry KoosmanJoe Niekro(none)
San Diego Padres2New York Mets3BoxDon CardwellClay KirbyRon Taylor
Houston Astros3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxLarry DierkerBill ChampionFred Gladding
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants5BoxFrank LinzyBill Hands(none)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants1BoxDick SelmaRon BryantPhil Regan

Standings as of 1969-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1198435.706--60136823338-1946-16W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium432518.581
245Detroit Tigers1186751.56816.55164298731-2736-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium442321.523
3513Boston Red Sox1196356.52921.05635511233-3130-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park432419.558
4615New York Yankees1216160.50424.0444448-428-3433-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I401921.475
5716Washington Senators II1226161.50024.5506504231-3230-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium402515.625
61019Cleveland Indians1225072.41035.5448553-10522-3428-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium391227.308
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1197148.597--57545911631-3240-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium432617.605
234Oakland Athletics1176849.5812.05334498430-2738-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum452025.444
3817Kansas City Royals1194970.41222.0425521-9623-3725-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium432023.465
4918Seattle Pilots1174869.41022.0484605-12124-3624-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes451629.356
51121California Angels1154669.40023.0358466-10817-3829-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium472522.532
61222Chicago White Sox1204674.38325.5466566-10019-4027-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park422220.524
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1227745.631--56541614936-2840-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field401525.375
226New York Mets1176651.5648.54554302532-2634-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium453411.756
337St. Louis Cardinals1206753.5589.04564035335-2732-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II422022.476
4914Pittsburgh Pirates1176156.52113.55225041828-3233-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field452718.600
51020Philadelphia Phillies1184870.40727.0485543-5826-3022-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium441529.341
61123Montreal Expos1213883.31438.5446602-15620-4018-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park411427.341
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cincinnati Reds1166452.552--6145803429-2935-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field462521.543
259Los Angeles Dodgers1186553.551--5034049931-2934-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium442024.455
4710San Francisco Giants1196455.5381.55204903028-3236-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park432617.605
3611Houston Astros1196455.5381.55265032321-3543-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome431726.395
5812Atlanta Braves1236657.5371.5523519427-3239-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium392712.692
61224San Diego Padres1203585.29231.0329550-22119-4316-42L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium421725.405