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Friday May 29,1970This 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 1970-05-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox3Boston Red Sox4BoxJim LonborgWilbur Wood(none)
Baltimore Orioles2California Angels0BoxMike CuellarAndy Messersmith(none)
Detroit Tigers5Milwaukee Brewers4BoxMickey LolichSkip LockwoodDennis Saunders
New York Yankees4Minnesota Twins2BoxMike KekichJim PerryLindy McDaniel
Cleveland Indians2Oakland Athletics1BoxSam McDowellBlue Moon Odom(none)
Kansas City Royals4Washington Senators II5BoxJim ShellenbackWally Bunker(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Atlanta Braves5BoxPat JarvisChris Short(none)
Montreal Expos4Cincinnati Reds6BoxClay CarrollClaude Raymond(none)
Houston Astros5New York Mets0BoxJack BillinghamTom Seaver(none)
San Francisco Giants3Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBob VealeRich RobertsonDave Giusti
Los Angeles Dodgers8St. Louis Cardinals6BoxJose PenaBilly McCoolJim Brewer

Standings as of 1970-05-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles463313.717--2271557215-618-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1167541.647
248New York Yankees482622.5428.02142001413-1513-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1146747.588
3610Detroit Tigers422121.50010.0187186110-1111-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1205862.483
4714Washington Senators II442123.47711.0185199-147-1114-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1184969.415
5817Boston Red Sox431924.44212.5169181-125-1714-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1196851.571
61123Cleveland Indians411526.36615.5137176-398-147-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1216160.504
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins422913.690--2261586816-513-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1206951.575
234California Angels452817.6222.51971544315-813-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1175859.496
359Oakland Athletics462422.5227.02111832811-1213-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1166551.560
4919Kansas City Royals441826.40912.0184221-379-119-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1184771.398
51022Chicago White Sox451728.37813.5162224-628-129-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1173978.333
61224Milwaukee Brewers441430.31816.0181243-625-218-10L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1185167.432
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs412318.561--188164248-1315-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1216160.504
2511New York Mets452223.4893.01771651212-910-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1176156.521
3612St. Louis Cardinals432122.4883.01921801210-1111-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1195564.462
4815Pittsburgh Pirates472225.4684.0193212-1910-1412-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1156748.583
51120Philadelphia Phillies451827.4007.0136198-6212-147-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1165561.474
61221Montreal Expos441727.3867.5152244-929-147-14L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1185662.475
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds483414.708--2401786216-1018-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1146846.596
225Atlanta Braves442618.5916.02251923313-1113-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1185068.424
336Los Angeles Dodgers462620.5657.02221606214-612-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1156154.530
4713San Francisco Giants482325.47911.0274296-229-1214-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1146351.553
5916Houston Astros472126.44712.5221236-159-1512-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1155857.504
61018San Diego Padres502129.42014.0225220511-1210-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1124270.375


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ted AbernathyP37.084Traded by Cubs to Cardinals for Phil Gagliano. 
Phil Gagliano2B-OF28.153Traded by Cardinals to Cubs for Ted Abernathy.