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Games on 1970-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox0Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim PalmerRay Culp(none)
Oakland Athletics12Chicago White Sox2BoxCatfish HunterJoe Horlen(none)
New York Yankees3Cleveland Indians4BoxPhil HenniganSteve Hamilton(none)
Washington Senators II6Detroit Tigers5BoxJim ShellenbackDaryl PattersonDarold Knowles
Milwaukee Brewers1Kansas City Royals3BoxJim RookerLew Krausse(none)
California Angels4Minnesota Twins5BoxStan WilliamsKen TatumRon Perranoski
Cincinnati Reds14Houston Astros3BoxWayne SimpsonDon WilsonWayne Granger
Atlanta Braves5Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxGeorge StoneDon Sutton(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Montreal Expos4BoxDock EllisDan McGinnDave Giusti
Chicago Cubs14New York Mets8BoxFergie JenkinsGary GentryPhil Regan
St. Louis Cardinals3Philadelphia Phillies1BoxBob GibsonJim Bunning(none)
San Diego Padres17San Francisco Giants16BoxDanny CoombsMigel Puente(none)

Standings as of 1970-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles402812.700--2021445814-614-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1228042.656
249New York Yankees422220.5247.0189177129-1313-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1207149.592
3612Detroit Tigers371819.4868.516916909-119-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1256164.488
4716Washington Senators II391722.43610.5157176-194-1013-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1235370.431
5817Boston Red Sox371621.43210.5145156-114-1612-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1257154.568
61021Cleveland Indians351421.40011.5117143-267-117-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1276265.488
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins372611.703--1961395716-510-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1257253.576
234California Angels402614.6501.51841394514-812-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1226062.492
3510Oakland Athletics402020.5007.5192171217-1113-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1226953.566
4920Chicago White Sox391623.41011.0149198-497-99-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1234083.325
51122Kansas City Royals391524.38512.0162204-429-106-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1235073.407
61224Milwaukee Brewers391425.35913.0163209-465-178-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1235172.415
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs362016.556--170146247-1213-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1266462.508
258St. Louis Cardinals382018.5261.0171156159-811-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1245668.452
3611New York Mets391920.4872.51631461712-97-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1236459.520
4714Pittsburgh Pirates421923.4524.0170195-258-1211-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1207050.583
51119Montreal Expos391623.4105.5143224-819-137-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1235766.463
61223Philadelphia Phillies401525.3757.0117183-669-136-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1215863.479
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds423111.738--2171477014-717-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1207149.592
225Atlanta Braves402317.5757.02061782813-1010-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1225369.434
336Los Angeles Dodgers412318.5617.51811354612-411-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1206456.533
4813San Francisco Giants421923.45212.0240258-189-1110-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1206753.558
5915Houston Astros431924.44212.5202216-148-1311-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1196059.504
61018San Diego Padres441925.43213.0201197411-108-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1184474.373