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Wednesday May 27,1970This 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 1970-05-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians4Baltimore Orioles5BoxDick HallMike PaulPete Richert
Washington Senators II7Boston Red Sox5BoxDarold KnowlesRay Culp(none)
Oakland Athletics4California Angels3BoxCatfish HunterClyde WrightMudcat Grant
New York Yankees4Detroit Tigers2BoxFritz PetersonJoe NiekroJack Aker
Chicago White Sox3Kansas City Royals4BoxDick DragoJoe HorlenMoe Drabowsky
Houston Astros1Atlanta Braves8BoxPhil NiekroDenny Lemaster(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs0BoxBob MooseFergie Jenkins(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Montreal Expos0BoxWoodie FrymanDan McGinn(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0New York Mets3BoxGary GentrySteve Carlton(none)
Cincinnati Reds6San Diego Padres4BoxClay CarrollTom DukesWayne Granger
Los Angeles Dodgers3San Francisco Giants11BoxJuan MarichalSandy Vance(none)

Standings as of 1970-05-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles453213.711--2251557014-618-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1177641.650
248New York Yankees472522.5328.02101981212-1513-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1156847.591
3612Detroit Tigers412021.48810.018218209-1111-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1215962.488
4715Washington Senators II432023.46511.0180195-157-1113-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1195069.420
5817Boston Red Sox421824.42912.5165178-135-1713-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1206951.575
61123Cleveland Indians401426.35015.5135175-407-147-12L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1226260.508
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins402812.700--2131526116-512-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1227052.574
234California Angels432815.6511.51971504715-813-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1195861.487
359Oakland Athletics442321.5237.02081812710-1213-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1186652.559
4919Kansas City Royals431825.41911.5180216-369-109-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1194772.395
51022Chicago White Sox441727.38613.0159220-618-119-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1183979.331
61224Milwaukee Brewers421428.33315.0175227-525-208-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1205169.425
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs402218.550--180157238-1314-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1226260.508
2510New York Mets432221.5121.51751512412-910-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1196158.513
3611St. Louis Cardinals412021.4882.517717079-1111-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1215665.463
4814Pittsburgh Pirates452124.4673.5180201-2110-1311-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1176849.581
51120Montreal Expos421725.4056.0145233-889-137-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1205664.467
61221Philadelphia Phillies431726.3956.5129190-6111-137-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1185662.475
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds473314.702--2341746016-1017-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1156946.600
225Atlanta Braves432518.5816.02201903013-1112-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1195168.429
336Los Angeles Dodgers442519.5686.52111506113-512-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1176255.530
4713San Francisco Giants462224.47810.5267287-209-1113-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1166452.552
5916Houston Astros462026.43512.5216236-208-1512-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1165957.509
61018San Diego Padres502129.42013.5225220511-1210-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1124270.375


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Arturo DeFreitas1B17.031Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.