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Thursday July 9,1970This 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 1970-07-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees7Baltimore Orioles5BoxJohn CumberlandMarcelino LopezJack Aker
Minnesota Twins4California Angels2BoxTom HallEddie Fisher(none)
Washington Senators II9Cleveland Indians3BoxCasey CoxRick Austin(none)
Boston Red Sox3Detroit Tigers7BoxDaryl PattersonGary Wagner(none)
Chicago White Sox6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJerry CriderSkip LockwoodDanny Murphy
San Francisco Giants7Atlanta Braves6BoxDon McMahonBob Priddy(none)
San Diego Padres10Cincinnati Reds9BoxGary RossWayne GrangerAl Santorini
Los Angeles Dodgers5Houston Astros9BoxJack BillinghamAlan FosterJim Ray
Montreal Expos1New York Mets7BoxTom SeaverRich Nye(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6St. Louis Cardinals0BoxDock EllisSteve Carlton(none)

Standings as of 1970-07-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles835231.627--4083228621-1631-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium795623.709
247Detroit Tigers814536.5566.03653442118-2127-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium813447.420
369New York Yankees834538.5427.03733472621-2424-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I794831.608
4711Boston Red Sox814140.50610.0361370-912-2629-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park814635.568
5816Cleveland Indians823745.45114.5322347-2518-2719-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium803941.488
6917Washington Senators II853847.44715.0360391-3117-2721-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium773245.416
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins795326.671--41329312028-1525-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium834538.542
235California Angels834934.5906.03403004022-1727-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium793742.468
3510Oakland Athletics834538.54210.03703234722-2023-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum794435.557
41022Kansas City Royals813051.37024.0313378-6515-2715-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium813546.432
51123Milwaukee Brewers863155.36025.5345440-959-2821-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium763442.447
61224Chicago White Sox853055.35326.0325440-11516-2914-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park772651.338
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Mets834736.566--3793067323-1924-17W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium793643.456
248Pittsburgh Pirates864739.5471.5362353921-2326-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field764234.553
3613Chicago Cubs824141.5005.54103694115-2126-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field804337.538
4815St. Louis Cardinals833944.4708.0371366520-2619-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II793742.468
5918Philadelphia Phillies823448.41512.5270373-10318-2417-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium793940.494
61020Montreal Expos853550.41213.0339443-10416-2918-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park773839.494
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds845925.702--4123219124-1335-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field784335.551
224Los Angeles Dodgers835033.6028.53922979529-1321-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium783741.474
3512Atlanta Braves824141.50017.0383386-318-2223-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium803545.438
4714San Francisco Giants824042.48818.0444474-3017-2123-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park804634.575
51119Houston Astros853550.41224.5377404-2714-2921-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome774433.571
61221San Diego Padres873453.39126.5365412-4719-2815-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium752946.387


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Juan PizarroP33.152Traded by Angels to Cubs for Archie Reynolds. 
Archie ReynoldsP24.187Traded by Cubs to Angels for Juan Pizarro.