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Sunday July 5,1970This date in baseball
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Games on 1970-07-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers0Baltimore Orioles2BoxJim PalmerDenny McLain(none)
Cleveland Indians4Boston Red Sox8BoxMike NagyRick AustinVicente Romo
Oakland Athletics1California Angels5BoxAndy MessersmithRollie FingersKen Tatum
Kansas City Royals1Milwaukee Brewers2BoxSkip LockwoodBill Butler(none)
Chicago White Sox3Minnesota Twins12BoxJim KaatBob MillerStan Williams
Washington Senators II7New York Yankees3BoxDick BosmanFritz PetersonDarold Knowles
Washington Senators II7New York Yankees3BoxJim ShellenbackGary WaslewskiDarold Knowles
San Diego Padres6Atlanta Braves5BoxRon WillisHoyt WilhelmRon Herbel
Pittsburgh Pirates5Chicago Cubs2BoxDock EllisFergie Jenkins(none)
Houston Astros1Cincinnati Reds3BoxWayne SimpsonDenny Lemaster(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Montreal Expos3BoxBob GibsonRich Nye(none)
New York Mets5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJerry KoosmanWoodie FrymanDanny Frisella
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Francisco Giants0BoxBill SingerMike McCormick(none)

Standings as of 1970-07-05

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles805030.625--3883058321-1629-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium825824.707
257New York Yankees804436.5506.03563272920-2224-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I824933.598
369Detroit Tigers764135.5397.03413251618-2123-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium863848.442
4711Boston Red Sox764036.5268.0342346-411-2229-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park864739.547
5816Washington Senators II803743.46313.0334362-2816-2321-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium823349.402
6918Cleveland Indians773344.42915.5293321-2818-2715-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium854342.506
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins754926.653--39528211324-1525-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium874938.563
235California Angels794732.5954.03262883822-1725-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium833944.470
346Oakland Athletics804535.5636.53613095222-2023-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum824438.537
41022Kansas City Royals782949.37221.5305366-6114-2515-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium843648.429
51123Chicago White Sox802852.35023.5313426-11314-2614-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park822854.341
61224Milwaukee Brewers812853.34624.0331428-979-2818-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium813744.457
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138New York Mets794336.544--3512945723-1920-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium834043.482
2410Pittsburgh Pirates824438.5370.5345344118-2226-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field804535.563
3613St. Louis Cardinals793940.4944.03603392120-2319-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II833746.446
4714Chicago Cubs773740.4815.03743522215-2122-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field854738.553
5917Montreal Expos793445.4309.0321400-7915-2418-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park833944.470
61120Philadelphia Phillies793346.41810.0261362-10118-2416-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium824042.488
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds805723.713--3943088624-1333-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field824537.549
224Los Angeles Dodgers794732.5959.53642739126-1221-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium824042.488
3512Atlanta Braves784038.51316.0360354618-2222-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium843648.429
4815San Francisco Giants783741.47419.0412451-3914-2023-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park844935.583
51019Houston Astros813447.42023.5353376-2314-2920-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome814536.556
61221San Diego Padres833251.38626.5352394-4217-2615-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium793148.392

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve BarberP32.133Signed as Free Agent by Braves.