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Monday August 18,1969This 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 1969-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins6Boston Red Sox7BoxSparky LyleRon Perranoski(none)
Cleveland Indians1California Angels3BoxTom MurphyRon Law(none)
New York Yankees1Kansas City Royals6BoxWally BunkerMel Stottlemyre(none)
Baltimore Orioles12Seattle Pilots3BoxJim PalmerGeorge Brunet(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates12Cincinnati Reds5BoxBruce Dal CantonWayne Granger(none)

Standings as of 1969-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1208535.708--61337124239-1946-16W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium422418.571
245Detroit Tigers1186751.56817.05164298731-2736-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium442321.523
3513Boston Red Sox1206456.53321.05705571333-3131-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park422319.548
5616Washington Senators II1226161.50025.0506504231-3230-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium402515.625
4715New York Yankees1226161.50025.0445454-928-3533-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I391920.487
61020Cleveland Indians1235073.40736.5449556-10722-3528-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium381226.316
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1207149.592--58146611531-3340-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium422616.619
234Oakland Athletics1176849.5811.55334498430-2738-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum452025.444
3817Kansas City Royals1205070.41721.0431522-9123-3726-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium421923.452
4919Seattle Pilots1184870.40722.0487617-13024-3624-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes441628.364
51121California Angels1164769.40522.0361467-10617-3830-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium462422.522
61222Chicago White Sox1204674.38325.0466566-10019-4027-34L1T 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 Pirates1186256.52513.05345092529-3233-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field442618.591
51018Philadelphia 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
148Los Angeles Dodgers1186553.551--5034049931-2934-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium442024.455
259Cincinnati Reds1176453.5470.56195922729-2935-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field452520.556
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