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Friday May 1,1970This 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 1970-05-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Baltimore Orioles9BoxDave McNallyDave BoswellDick Hall
California Angels3Boston Red Sox8BoxRay CulpTom Murphy(none)
Detroit Tigers6Chicago White Sox13BoxJoe HorlenLes CainDanny Murphy
Cleveland Indians7Kansas City Royals5BoxPhil HenniganMoe DrabowskyDennis Higgins
Milwaukee Brewers3New York Yankees6BoxMel StottlemyreGene BrabenderJack Aker
Oakland Athletics12Washington Senators II5BoxCatfish HunterCasey CoxMudcat Grant
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves3BoxPhil NiekroJoe Decker(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Cincinnati Reds6BoxWayne SimpsonDock EllisDon Gullett
Montreal Expos3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxCarl MortonDon Sutton(none)
New York Mets2San Diego Padres1BoxTom SeaverAl Santorini(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Francisco Giants3BoxRich RobertsonJim Bunning(none)
Houston Astros9St. Louis Cardinals3BoxLarry DierkerSteve Carlton(none)

Standings as of 1970-05-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles20146.700--11677399-25-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1429448.662
234Detroit Tigers19127.6321.59373208-74-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1436776.469
357Boston Red Sox20128.6002.08873152-510-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1427567.528
4610Washington Senators II20119.5503.09699-31-110-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1425983.415
5716New York Yankees221012.4555.0948774-76-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1408357.593
6918Cleveland Indians19811.4215.55880-225-53-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1436875.476
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Minnesota Twins19127.632--9364295-37-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1438657.601
246California Angels21138.619--9475198-45-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1417368.518
3817Oakland Athletics21912.4294.07686-103-86-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1418061.567
41019Chicago White Sox20812.4004.578113-355-53-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1424894.338
51121Kansas City Royals20713.3505.582109-274-33-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1425884.408
61224Milwaukee Brewers21516.2388.084116-325-120-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1416081.426
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago Cubs19136.684--9071193-610-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1437172.497
239New York Mets20119.5502.57756217-54-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1427270.507
348Pittsburgh Pirates20119.5502.57780-34-27-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1427864.549
4511St. Louis Cardinals1798.5293.08267154-25-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1456778.462
5613Philadelphia Phillies201010.5003.54972-236-84-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1416378.447
61223Montreal Expos19613.3167.053108-555-91-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1436776.469
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds23176.739--11673438-49-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1398554.612
2712Atlanta Braves221111.5005.512511697-54-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1406575.464
3814San Francisco Giants231112.4786.012912633-58-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1397564.540
4915Los Angeles Dodgers211011.4766.06062-25-25-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1407763.550
51020Houston Astros22814.3648.598112-142-106-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1407169.507
61122San Diego Padres22715.3189.56881-135-72-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1405684.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom KelleyP26.117Signed as Free Agent by Braves.