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Games on 1969-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins6Boston Red Sox7BoxSparky LyleRon Perranoski(none)
Baltimore Orioles2California Angels3BoxAndy MessersmithDave McNallyKen Tatum
New York Yankees0Kansas City Royals5BoxBill ButlerFritz Peterson(none)
Cleveland Indians1Oakland Athletics2BoxBlue Moon OdomLuis Tiant(none)
Detroit Tigers4Seattle Pilots3BoxMickey LolichGene Brabender(none)
Chicago White Sox1Washington Senators II4BoxDick BosmanTommy JohnDarold Knowles
Atlanta Braves6Chicago Cubs2BoxRon ReedFergie Jenkins(none)
San Diego Padres10Montreal Expos11BoxBill StonemanGary Ross(none)
San Francisco Giants0New York Mets6BoxJim McAndrewGaylord Perry(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8Philadelphia Phillies5BoxPete MikkelsenGrant JacksonAl McBean
Houston Astros0Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxBob VealeDenny Lemaster(none)
Cincinnati Reds1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxChuck TaylorGary Nolan(none)

Standings as of 1969-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1228636.705--62537425140-2046-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium402317.575
245Detroit Tigers1206951.57516.05254359033-2736-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium422121.500
3512Boston Red Sox1226557.53321.05835711233-3132-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park402218.550
4615Washington Senators II1246361.50824.0513506731-3232-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium382315.605
5716New York Yankees1246262.50025.0450460-1029-3633-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I371819.486
6918Cleveland Indians1255174.40836.5453558-10523-3628-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium361125.306
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1227250.590--59547911632-3440-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium402515.625
234Oakland Athletics1196950.5801.55354538230-2739-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum431924.442
3817Kansas City Royals1225171.41821.0437527-9023-3727-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium401822.450
41019California Angels1184870.40722.0364479-11517-3831-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium442321.523
51121Seattle Pilots1204872.40023.0493626-13324-3624-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes421626.381
61222Chicago White Sox1224676.37726.0468573-10519-4227-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park402218.550
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1247846.629--57042214836-2841-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field381424.368
226New York Mets1196851.5717.54624303232-2636-25W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium433211.744
348St. Louis Cardinals1226854.5579.04624125035-2733-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II401921.475
4711Pittsburgh Pirates1206456.53312.05405103029-3235-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field422418.571
51020Philadelphia Phillies1204872.40028.0490553-6326-3022-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium421527.357
61123Montreal Expos1233984.31738.5461617-15620-4019-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park391326.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Los Angeles Dodgers1206753.558--51340910433-2934-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium421824.429
259Cincinnati Reds1196554.5461.56285983030-3035-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field432419.558
3610Atlanta Braves1256758.5362.5529524528-3339-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium372611.703
5913San Francisco Giants1216457.5293.55204972328-3436-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park412615.634
4814Houston Astros1216457.5293.55275091821-3743-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome411724.415
61224San Diego Padres1223686.29532.0344565-22120-4416-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium401624.400