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Tuesday May 19,1970This 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 1970-05-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers4Boston Red Sox5BoxJim LonborgFred Lasher(none)
California Angels3Chicago White Sox0BoxRudy MayJoe Horlen(none)
Minnesota Twins5Kansas City Royals4BoxRon PerranoskiTom Burgmeier(none)
Oakland Athletics3Milwaukee Brewers6BoxJohn MorrisCatfish Hunter(none)
Baltimore Orioles5New York Yankees1BoxJim PalmerJohn Cumberland(none)
Cleveland Indians1Washington Senators II3BoxJoe ColemanBarry Moore(none)
Chicago Cubs1Cincinnati Reds3BoxGary NolanJoe DeckerWayne Granger
St. Louis Cardinals12Houston Astros3BoxSantiago GuzmanScipio Spinks(none)
New York Mets7Montreal Expos4BoxRay SadeckiDan McGinnTug McGraw
Philadelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxChris ShortDock Ellis(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8San Diego Padres3BoxDon SuttonClay Kirby(none)
Atlanta Braves4San Francisco Giants2BoxMilt PappasJuan Marichal(none)

Standings as of 1970-05-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles352510.714--1851295613-412-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1278344.654
249New York Yankees382018.5266.5177167108-1212-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1247351.589
3613Boston Red Sox331617.4858.013212934-1212-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1297158.550
4714Detroit Tigers321517.4698.5150154-49-116-6L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1306466.492
5817Washington Senators II351520.42910.0147166-192-813-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1275572.433
61224Cleveland Indians311120.35512.092124-327-114-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1316566.496
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins342410.706--1791275215-59-5W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1287454.578
234California Angels372512.6760.51751294613-612-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1256164.488
3512Oakland Athletics371819.4867.5164153115-1013-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1257154.568
4918Chicago White Sox361521.41710.0136175-397-98-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1264185.325
51023Kansas City Royals361323.36112.0148190-429-104-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1265274.413
61122Milwaukee Brewers361323.36112.0151193-425-157-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1265274.413
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs341816.529--150134165-1213-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1286662.516
258New York Mets361917.528--1511242712-87-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1266462.508
3610St. Louis Cardinals341717.5001.0156146106-711-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1285969.461
4916Pittsburgh Pirates381721.4473.0150176-267-1010-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1247252.581
51120Philadelphia Phillies361422.3895.0107168-619-125-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1255966.472
61221Montreal Expos351322.3715.5124207-839-134-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1276067.472
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds392811.718--1951425311-717-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1237449.602
225Los Angeles Dodgers372215.5955.01701165412-310-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1246559.524
336Atlanta Braves362016.5566.51911702110-910-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1265670.444
4711Houston Astros391920.4879.019519148-1311-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1236063.488
5815San Francisco Giants391821.46210.0214231-179-119-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1236855.553
61019San Diego Padres411724.41512.0170168210-97-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1214675.380


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jerry JohnsonP26.168Traded by Cardinals to Giants for Frank Linzy. 
Frank LinzyP29.246Traded by Giants to Cardinals for Jerry Johnson.