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Games on 1970-05-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels2Chicago White Sox3BoxTommy JohnTom Murphy(none)
Boston Red Sox2Cleveland Indians7BoxSam McDowellSonny Siebert(none)
Baltimore Orioles0Detroit Tigers4BoxMickey LolichTom Phoebus(none)
Minnesota Twins10Kansas City Royals5BoxDave BoswellBob JohnsonTom Hall
Oakland Athletics7Milwaukee Brewers8BoxMarty PattinRollie Fingers(none)
Washington Senators II2New York Yankees0BoxDick BosmanStan BahnsenDarold Knowles
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros2BoxMike TorrezTom GriffinChuck Taylor
New York Mets0Montreal Expos2BoxCarl MortonTom Seaver(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBruce Dal CantonDick Selma(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Diego Padres10BoxDave RobertsAlan FosterPat Dobson
Atlanta Braves6San Francisco Giants1BoxHoyt WilhelmGaylord Perry(none)

Standings as of 1970-05-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles362511.694--1851335213-512-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1268343.659
2410New York Yankees392019.5136.517716988-1212-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1237350.593
3511Detroit Tigers331617.4857.515415409-117-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1296366.488
4714Boston Red Sox341618.4718.0134136-24-1312-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1287157.555
5817Washington Senators II361620.4449.0149166-173-813-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1265472.429
61123Cleveland Indians321220.37511.099126-277-115-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1306466.492
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins352510.714--1891325716-59-5W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1277354.575
234California Angels382513.6581.51771324513-712-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1246163.492
3613Oakland Athletics381820.4748.5171161105-1113-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1247153.573
4918Chicago White Sox371621.43210.0139177-387-99-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1254085.320
51022Milwaukee Brewers371423.37812.0159200-415-158-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1255174.408
61224Kansas City Royals371324.35113.0153200-479-104-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1255273.416
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs341816.529--150134165-1213-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1286662.516
258St. Louis Cardinals351817.5140.5159148117-711-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1275869.457
369New York Mets371918.5140.51511262512-97-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1256461.512
4815Pittsburgh Pirates391821.4622.5153178-257-1011-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1237152.577
51120Montreal Expos361422.3895.0126207-819-135-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1265967.468
61221Philadelphia Phillies371423.3785.5109171-629-135-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1245965.476
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 Dodgers382216.5795.51741264812-410-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1236558.528
336Atlanta Braves372116.5686.01971712611-910-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1255570.440
4712Houston Astros401921.4759.519719438-1311-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1226062.492
5916San Francisco Giants401822.45010.5215237-229-119-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1226854.557
61019San Diego Padres421824.42911.5180172810-98-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1204575.375