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Friday April 24,1970This 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 1970-04-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox1Cleveland Indians4BoxBarry MooreGerry ArrigoDennis Higgins
Baltimore Orioles7Kansas City Royals5BoxJim HardinMike HedlundPete Richert
Detroit Tigers8Minnesota Twins6BoxJohn HillerTom Hall(none)
California Angels3Washington Senators II5BoxDick BosmanAndy MessersmithHoracio Pina
Houston Astros3Chicago Cubs6BoxKen HoltzmanTom Griffin(none)
New York Mets0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxRay LambRon Taylor(none)
Atlanta Braves9Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxJim NashBob Moose(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5San Diego Padres4BoxGrant JacksonPat DobsonDick Selma
Montreal Expos3San Francisco Giants12BoxGaylord PerryDan McGinn(none)
Cincinnati Reds1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxGeorge CulverWayne Simpson(none)

Standings as of 1970-04-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers13103.769--6642246-34-0W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1496980.463
247Baltimore Orioles1495.6431.56352115-14-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1489949.669
359Washington Senators II1376.5383.05566-111-16-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1496386.423
4712Boston Red Sox1266.5003.55141102-54-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1508169.540
5918New York Yankees16610.3755.5707004-72-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1468759.596
61122Cleveland Indians1248.3335.53661-252-32-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1507278.480
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
225California Angels15105.6670.57552235-15-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1477671.517
134Minnesota Twins1284.667--7343305-23-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1509060.600
3610Oakland Athletics1477.5002.04454-101-36-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1488266.554
4816Kansas City Royals1468.4293.05765-84-32-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1485989.399
51021Chicago White Sox1459.3574.04876-284-41-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1485197.345
61223Milwaukee Brewers13310.2315.55369-163-60-4L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1496287.416
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1293.750--5740171-38-0W8T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1507575.500
236St. Louis Cardinals1284.6671.06541244-24-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1506882.453
348Pittsburgh Pirates1495.6431.0545314-15-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1488068.541
4614New York Mets1477.5003.05742153-34-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1487672.514
5815Philadelphia Phillies1468.4294.03656-202-64-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1476780.456
61224Montreal Expos11110.0917.52774-470-61-4L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1517279.477
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds18135.722--9758397-36-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1448955.618
2711Los Angeles Dodgers1477.5004.04447-35-22-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1478067.544
3513San Francisco Giants1688.5004.0999903-55-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1467868.534
4917Houston Astros17710.4125.57683-71-66-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1457273.497
61019San Diego Padres16610.3756.05064-145-71-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1465789.390
51120Atlanta Braves16610.3756.09196-54-42-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1467076.479


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Al McBeanP31.344Released by Dodgers. 
Al McBeanP31.344Signed as Free Agent by Pirates.