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Monday September 8,1969This 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 1969-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins4California Angels6BoxRudy MayJim PerryKen Tatum
Boston Red Sox5Cleveland Indians4BoxSonny SiebertPhil Hennigan(none)
New York Yankees3Detroit Tigers2BoxMike KekichEarl WilsonJack Aker
Kansas City Royals7Oakland Athletics3BoxAl FitzmorrisMarcel LachemannMike Hedlund
Chicago White Sox1Seattle Pilots2BoxSteve BarberBart JohnsonJohn Gelnar
Chicago White Sox1Seattle Pilots5BoxMiguel FuentesGary Peters(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Atlanta Braves0BoxBill SingerGeorge StoneJim Brewer
San Francisco Giants4Cincinnati Reds5BoxJim MaloneyJuan MarichalWayne Granger
San Francisco Giants4Cincinnati Reds5BoxWayne GrangerFrank Linzy(none)
San Diego Padres2Houston Astros9BoxTom GriffinMike Corkins(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Montreal Expos2BoxChuck HartensteinClaude RaymondBruce Dal Canton
Chicago Cubs2New York Mets3BoxJerry KoosmanBill Hands(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxChuck TaylorWoodie FrymanMudcat Grant

Standings as of 1969-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1409545.679--69945124845-2650-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium22148.636
235Detroit Tigers1408060.57115.06115169537-3143-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium221012.455
3511Boston Red Sox1387563.54319.06576411635-3340-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park241212.500
4615Washington Senators II1407268.51423.05935682535-3737-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium22148.636
5716New York Yankees1407070.50025.0494508-1432-4138-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I211011.476
61020Cleveland Indians1415685.39739.5514634-12026-4230-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium20614.300
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Minnesota Twins1398554.612--70554216335-3650-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium231211.522
248Oakland Athletics1387662.5518.56215685333-3443-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum241212.500
3817California Angels1376077.43824.0427531-10422-4338-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium251114.440
4918Kansas City Royals1405882.41427.5506604-9827-4430-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium221111.500
51121Chicago White Sox1385484.39130.5516623-10723-4931-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park241410.583
61222Seattle Pilots1395485.38831.0562719-15726-4328-42W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes231013.435
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1428557.599--65351913440-3044-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field20713.350
224New York Mets1388157.5872.05484905838-3043-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium24195.792
336Pittsburgh Pirates1367561.5517.06255656036-3439-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field261313.500
4813St. Louis Cardinals1397465.5329.55054733237-3137-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II231310.565
51019Philadelphia Phillies1385583.39928.0559630-7129-4026-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium24816.333
61224Montreal Expos1404397.30741.0503697-19424-4719-50L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park22913.409
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cincinnati Reds1387662.551--7076911634-3542-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field241311.542
259San Francisco Giants1407763.550--6265695734-3843-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park22139.591
3610Los Angeles Dodgers1387563.5431.057847310534-3741-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium241014.417
4712Atlanta Braves1417665.5391.55935692436-3540-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium21174.810
5914Houston Astros1387365.5293.06035782525-4148-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome24816.333
61123San Diego Padres1404496.31433.0391637-24621-4823-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium22814.364


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Clint ComptonP18.311Traded by Braves with Mickey Rivers to Angels for Bob Priddy and Hoyt Wilhelm. 
Bob PriddyP29.273Traded by Angels with Hoyt Wilhelm to Braves for Clint Compton and Mickey Rivers. 
Mickey RiversOF20.312Traded by Braves with Clint Compton to Angels for Bob Priddy and Hoyt Wilhelm. 
Fred StanleySS-2B22.026Purchased by Pilots from Astros. 
Hoyt WilhelmP46.044Traded by Angels with Bob Priddy to Braves for Clint Compton and Mickey Rivers.