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Saturday August 30,1969This date in baseball
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Games on 1969-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels3Baltimore Orioles6BoxDave LeonhardClyde Wright(none)
Cleveland Indians5Chicago White Sox6BoxDanny MurphyStan Williams(none)
Seattle Pilots3Detroit Tigers4BoxDenny McLainJohn O'Donoghue(none)
Boston Red Sox7Minnesota Twins5BoxMike NagyDave BoswellSparky Lyle
Kansas City Royals2New York Yankees0BoxDick DragoStan Bahnsen(none)
Oakland Athletics3Washington Senators II11BoxDick BosmanLew KrausseBob Humphreys
Chicago Cubs5Atlanta Braves4BoxKen JohnsonRon ReedPhil Regan
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds4BoxGary NolanNelson BrilesWayne Granger
Pittsburgh Pirates1Houston Astros2BoxLarry DierkerBo Belinsky(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxClaude OsteenJerry JohnsonPete Mikkelsen
New York Mets3San Francisco Giants2BoxTug McGrawGaylord Perry(none)

Standings as of 1969-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1339043.677--66041924141-2449-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium291910.655
235Detroit Tigers1307654.58512.55714739835-2941-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium321418.438
3511Boston Red Sox1307060.53818.56156051034-3236-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park321715.531
4615Washington Senators II1326765.50822.55535351834-3533-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium301911.633
5716New York Yankees1316467.48925.0467484-1729-3935-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I301614.533
6918Cleveland Indians1325478.40935.5487596-10926-3828-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium29821.276
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1307852.600--63850613232-3446-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium321913.594
246Oakland Athletics1297455.5743.55855008532-3142-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum331419.424
3817California Angels1275572.43321.5400500-10021-3934-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium351619.457
41019Kansas City Royals1305377.40825.0460566-10624-4128-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium321616.500
51121Chicago White Sox1295178.39526.5491592-10122-4429-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park331716.515
61222Seattle Pilots1294980.38028.5526677-15125-4024-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes331518.455
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1358352.615--62447914538-2844-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field27918.333
224New York Mets1287553.5864.55014584336-2739-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium34259.735
3712St. Louis Cardinals1327161.53810.54814483335-2936-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II301614.533
4813Pittsburgh Pirates1296960.53511.05765393730-3339-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field331914.576
51020Philadelphia Phillies1295277.40328.0534597-6326-3526-42L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium331122.333
61123Montreal Expos1324092.30341.5484668-18421-4319-49L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park301218.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137San Francisco Giants1317358.557--5885315733-3440-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park311714.548
248Los Angeles Dodgers1297158.5501.054944310633-3338-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium331419.424
359Cincinnati Reds1307159.5461.56796512834-3537-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field321814.563
4610Atlanta Braves1347361.5451.55615441734-3439-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium28208.714
5914Houston Astros1316962.5274.05665452125-4144-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome311219.387
61224San Diego Padres1303892.29234.5363603-24021-4717-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium321418.438


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tommy DavisOF30.162Traded by Pilots to Astros for Sandy Valdespino and Danny Walton. 
Sandy ValdespinoOF30.228Traded by Astros with Danny Walton to Pilots for Tommy Davis. 
Danny WaltonOF22.047Traded by Astros with Sandy Valdespino to Pilots for Tommy Davis.