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Friday May 22,1970This 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 1970-05-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4Baltimore Orioles7BoxDick HallGary Peters(none)
Oakland Athletics9Chicago White Sox8BoxPaul LindbladWilbur WoodMudcat Grant
New York Yankees7Cleveland Indians4BoxFritz PetersonDean ChanceJack Aker
Washington Senators II2Detroit Tigers3BoxJoe NiekroJim HannanFred Scherman
Milwaukee Brewers3Kansas City Royals6BoxDick DragoBobby BolinAl Fitzmorris
California Angels3Minnesota Twins2BoxClyde WrightJim PerryKen Tatum
Cincinnati Reds5Houston Astros2BoxJim MerrittLarry Dierker(none)
Atlanta Braves1Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxPat JarvisSandy Vance(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Montreal Expos6BoxBill StonemanBob Moose(none)
Chicago Cubs6New York Mets4BoxJim ColbornJerry Koosman(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Philadelphia Phillies3BoxFrank LinzyMike Jackson(none)
San Diego Padres4San Francisco Giants9BoxRich RobertsonMike Corkins(none)

Standings as of 1970-05-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles392712.692--1991445514-613-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1238142.659
248New York Yankees412219.5376.0186173139-1213-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1217150.587
3510Detroit Tigers361818.5007.516416319-119-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1266165.484
4715Boston Red Sox361620.4449.5145153-84-1512-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1267155.563
5817Washington Senators II381622.42110.5151171-203-1013-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1245470.435
61022Cleveland Indians341321.38211.5113140-277-116-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1286365.492
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins362511.694--1911355616-59-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1267353.579
234California Angels392613.6670.51801344614-712-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1236063.488
3612Oakland Athletics391920.4877.5180169116-1113-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1237053.569
4919Chicago White Sox381622.42110.0147186-397-99-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1244084.323
51124Kansas City Royals381424.36812.0159203-449-105-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1245173.411
61223Milwaukee Brewers381424.36812.0162206-445-168-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1245173.411
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs351916.543--156138186-1213-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1276562.512
259St. Louis Cardinals371918.5141.0168155138-811-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1255768.456
3611New York Mets381919.5001.51551322312-97-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1246460.516
4916Pittsburgh Pirates411823.4394.0162191-297-1211-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1217150.587
51018Montreal Expos381622.4214.5139216-779-137-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1245767.460
61221Philadelphia Phillies391524.3856.0116180-649-136-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1225864.475
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds413011.732--2031445913-717-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1217249.595
225Los Angeles Dodgers402317.5756.51801305012-411-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1216457.529
336Atlanta Braves392217.5647.02011772412-1010-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1235469.439
4713San Francisco Giants411922.46311.0224241-179-1110-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1216754.554
5814Houston Astros421923.45211.5199202-38-1311-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1206060.500
61120San Diego Padres431825.41913.0184181310-108-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1194574.378


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Fred LasherP28.276Traded by Tigers to Indians for Billy Rohr and Russ Nagelson. 
Russ NagelsonOF25.245Traded by Indians with Billy Rohr to Tigers for Fred Lasher. 
Billy RohrP24.325Traded by Indians with Russ Nagelson to Tigers for Fred Lasher.