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Sunday July 12,1970This 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 1970-07-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2California Angels6BoxDave LaRocheJim PerryAndy Messersmith
Boston Red Sox6Cleveland Indians2BoxRay CulpSteve Dunning(none)
Boston Red Sox8Cleveland Indians2BoxSonny SiebertFred LasherSparky Lyle
Baltimore Orioles3Detroit Tigers7BoxMickey LolichDave McNallyTom Timmermann
Baltimore Orioles13Detroit Tigers3BoxDick HallDenny McLain(none)
Chicago White Sox10Kansas City Royals5BoxTommy JohnDick DragoJerry Crider
Milwaukee Brewers3Oakland Athletics4BoxMudcat GrantMarty Pattin(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Oakland Athletics1BoxLew KrausseCatfish Hunter(none)
New York Yankees3Washington Senators II7BoxJim HannanMel StottlemyreDarold Knowles
Cincinnati Reds6Atlanta Braves5BoxRay WashburnPat Jarvis(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs10BoxKen HoltzmanChris Short(none)
San Francisco Giants7Houston Astros8BoxJim RayDon McMahon(none)
Montreal Expos5New York Mets3BoxHowie ReedRay SadeckiClaude Raymond
Los Angeles Dodgers1San Diego Padres4BoxClay KirbyDon Sutton(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7St. Louis Cardinals6BoxDave GiustiAl HraboskyBruce Dal Canton

Standings as of 1970-07-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles875433.621--4323419123-1831-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium755421.720
247Detroit Tigers854738.5536.03843681618-2129-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium773245.416
3610New York Yankees864640.5357.53803572322-2624-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I764729.618
4711Boston Red Sox854441.5189.0383378515-2729-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park774334.558
5815Washington Senators II884048.45514.5370398-2817-2723-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium743044.405
6917Cleveland Indians863848.44215.5330369-3918-2720-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium763838.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins825428.659--42130311829-1725-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium804436.550
235California Angels865135.5935.03503084222-1729-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium763541.461
359Oakland Athletics874740.5409.53873315622-2025-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum754233.560
41022Kansas City Royals853352.38822.5332394-6215-2718-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium773245.416
51123Milwaukee Brewers903357.36725.0353457-10411-3021-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium723240.444
61224Chicago White Sox893158.34826.5341459-11817-3214-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park732548.342
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Pittsburgh Pirates895039.562--3833681524-2326-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field733934.534
248New York Mets864739.5471.53913266523-1924-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium763640.474
3512Chicago Cubs854342.5065.04263814515-2128-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field774136.532
4816St. Louis Cardinals863947.4539.5386387-120-2619-21L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II763739.487
5918Montreal Expos883850.43211.5359455-9619-2918-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park743539.473
61120Philadelphia Phillies853550.41213.0282389-10719-2617-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium763838.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds886226.705--4373449327-1435-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field744034.541
224Los Angeles Dodgers865135.59310.04053129330-1521-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium753639.480
3613Atlanta Braves864244.48819.0406411-518-2224-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium763442.447
4714San Francisco Giants854144.48219.5463492-2918-2323-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park774532.584
51019Houston Astros883751.42025.0395423-2814-2923-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome744232.568
61221San Diego Padres903654.40027.0380425-4519-2817-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium722745.375


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Don CardwellP34.218Purchased by Braves from Mets.