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Games on 1969-08-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins8Boston Red Sox6BoxDean ChanceSparky Lyle(none)
Baltimore Orioles10California Angels0BoxMike CuellarRudy May(none)
New York Yankees5Kansas City Royals1BoxAl DowningDick Drago(none)
Cleveland Indians3Oakland Athletics0BoxSam McDowellChuck Dobson(none)
Detroit Tigers5Seattle Pilots3BoxMike KilkennySteve BarberPat Dobson
Chicago White Sox1Washington Senators II3BoxCasey CoxJoe HorlenDarold Knowles
Atlanta Braves0Chicago Cubs3BoxKen HoltzmanPhil Niekro(none)
San Diego Padres5Montreal Expos4BoxAl SantoriniSteve RenkoJack Baldschun
San Francisco Giants0New York Mets1BoxTug McGrawJuan Marichal(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Philadelphia Phillies0BoxJim BunningWoodie FrymanJim Brewer
Houston Astros1Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxLuke WalkerDon WilsonJoe Gibbon
Cincinnati Reds8St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJim MaloneyRay WashburnClay Carroll

Standings as of 1969-08-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1218635.711--62337125240-1946-16W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium412318.561
245Detroit Tigers1196851.57117.05214328932-2736-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium432221.512
3514Boston Red Sox1216457.52922.05765651133-3131-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park412318.561
5616Washington Senators II1236261.50425.0509505431-3231-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium392415.615
4715New York Yankees1236261.50425.0450455-529-3533-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I381820.474
6918Cleveland Indians1245173.41136.5452556-10423-3528-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium371126.297
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1217249.595--58947211732-3340-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium412516.610
234Oakland Athletics1186850.5762.55334528130-2738-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum442024.455
3817Kansas City Royals1215071.41322.0432527-9523-3726-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium411922.463
41020Seattle Pilots1194871.40323.0490622-13224-3624-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes431627.372
51121California Angels1174770.40223.0361477-11617-3830-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium452421.533
61222Chicago White Sox1214675.38026.0467569-10219-4127-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park412219.537
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1237845.634--56841615236-2841-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field391425.359
226New York Mets1186751.5688.54564302632-2635-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium443311.750
348St. Louis Cardinals1216754.55410.04604114935-2732-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II412021.488
4913Pittsburgh Pirates1196356.52913.05395102929-3234-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field432518.581
51019Philadelphia Phillies1194871.40328.0485545-6026-3022-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium431528.349
61123Montreal Expos1223884.31139.5450607-15720-4018-44L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park401426.350
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Los Angeles Dodgers1196653.555--50540410132-2934-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium431924.442
259Cincinnati Reds1186553.5510.56275963130-2935-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field442420.545
4710San Francisco Giants1206456.5332.55204912928-3336-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park422616.619
3611Houston Astros1206456.5332.55275081921-3643-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome421725.405
5812Atlanta Braves1246658.5322.5523522127-3339-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium382711.711
61224San Diego Padres1213685.29831.0334554-22020-4316-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium411625.390


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brian DowningOF-C18.314Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Claude RaymondP32.104Purchased by Expos from Braves. 
Craig SkokP21.353Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox.