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Saturday August 23,1969This 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 1969-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox0Boston Red Sox2BoxRay CulpBilly Wynne(none)
Detroit Tigers2California Angels5BoxRudy MayMike Kilkenny(none)
Washington Senators II4Kansas City Royals2BoxJim HannanWally BunkerDennis Higgins
New York Yankees3Minnesota Twins8BoxJim PerryMel Stottlemyre(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Oakland Athletics4BoxPaul LindbladMike CuellarVida Blue
Cleveland Indians7Seattle Pilots3BoxSam McDowellMarty Pattin(none)
Houston Astros5Chicago Cubs11BoxKen HoltzmanFred Gladding(none)
San Francisco Giants6Montreal Expos0BoxRay SadeckiGary Waslewski(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2New York Mets3BoxRon TaylorJim Brewer(none)
San Diego Padres6Philadelphia Phillies7BoxLowell PalmerFrank RebergerTurk Farrell
Cincinnati Reds1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBob MooseGerry ArrigoChuck Hartenstein
Atlanta Braves3St. Louis Cardinals1BoxPhil NiekroSteve Carlton(none)

Standings as of 1969-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1258738.696--63138324841-2246-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium372215.595
245Detroit Tigers1237152.57715.05374479035-2836-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium391920.487
3513Boston Red Sox1246658.53220.55865751133-3133-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park382117.553
4615Washington Senators II1266462.50823.5519511832-3332-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium362214.611
5716New York Yankees1266264.49225.5453474-2129-3833-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I351817.514
6918Cleveland Indians1275374.41735.0469569-10025-3628-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium34925.265
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1247450.597--60948212732-3442-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium382315.605
234Oakland Athletics1217051.5792.55424598330-2740-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum411823.439
3817Kansas City Royals1245272.41922.0442533-9123-3728-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium381721.447
41020California Angels1215071.41322.5372484-11217-3833-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium412120.512
51121Seattle Pilots1234875.39025.5510649-13924-3624-39L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes391623.410
61222Chicago White Sox1244777.37927.0472576-10420-4327-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park382117.553
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1277948.622--58443814636-2842-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field351322.371
226New York Mets1227052.5746.54764423432-2638-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium403010.750
337St. Louis Cardinals1256956.5529.04704224835-2734-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II371819.486
458Pittsburgh Pirates1236756.54510.05565164029-3238-24W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field392118.538
51019Philadelphia Phillies1235172.41526.0509560-5126-3025-42W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium391227.308
61123Montreal Expos1273988.30740.0468641-17320-4019-48L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park351322.371
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Los Angeles Dodgers1236756.545--51941910033-3234-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium391821.462
2610San Francisco Giants1256857.544--5505104032-3436-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park372215.595
3711Atlanta Braves1286959.5390.5537530730-3439-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium342410.706
4812Cincinnati Reds1236657.5371.06396172231-3335-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field392316.590
5914Houston Astros1236558.5282.05405221822-3843-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome391623.410
61224San Diego Padres1253788.29631.0351582-23121-4616-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium371522.405