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Monday June 8,1970This 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 1970-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Milwaukee Brewers5BoxLew KrausseBart Johnson(none)
New York Mets2Houston Astros0BoxJim McAndrewJack Billingham(none)

Standings as of 1970-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles543618.667--2521876518-1118-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1087236.667
248New York Yankees563125.5546.02522292313-1718-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1066244.585
3610Boston Red Sox502525.5009.0215218-35-1720-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1126250.554
4713Detroit Tigers502426.48010.0221224-313-1611-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1125557.491
5815Washington Senators II522428.46211.0217237-207-1117-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1104664.418
6920Cleveland Indians502129.42013.0180207-2714-177-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1125557.491
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins493415.694--2611926919-715-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1136449.566
234California Angels533320.6233.02231764715-818-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1095356.486
359Oakland Athletics542925.5377.52402083211-1218-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1086048.556
41022Chicago White Sox542034.37016.5211277-6611-189-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1083672.333
51123Kansas City Royals521933.36516.5206255-4910-189-15L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1104664.418
61224Milwaukee Brewers541836.33318.5232300-685-2112-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1084761.435
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago Cubs492821.571--240213278-1320-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1135657.496
2511Pittsburgh Pirates552728.4914.0237255-1810-1417-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1076245.579
3612New York Mets542628.4814.5210202813-1413-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1085751.528
4714St. Louis Cardinals502426.4804.52382162210-1114-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1125260.464
51119Philadelphia Phillies522230.4237.5181237-5616-177-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1095158.468
61221Montreal Expos522032.3859.5189281-9212-197-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1105357.482
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds554015.727--2822067616-1024-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1076245.579
236Atlanta Braves512922.5699.02532272613-1116-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1114764.423
347Los Angeles Dodgers543024.5569.52591956418-1012-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1075750.533
4816San Francisco Giants552530.45515.0313355-4211-1714-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1076146.570
5917Houston Astros572532.43916.0264288-249-1816-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1055451.514
61018San Diego Padres582533.43116.5277268915-1610-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1043866.365


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Cal KoonceP29.202Purchased by Red Sox from Mets. 
Bart ZellerC28.321Released by Cardinals.