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Monday August 3,1970This 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 1970-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals7Chicago White Sox2BoxBob JohnsonBob Miller(none)
Washington Senators II4Detroit Tigers0BoxDick BosmanMike KilkennyJoe Grzenda
Milwaukee Brewers1Minnesota Twins2BoxJim PerryMarty PattinTom Hall
Milwaukee Brewers4Minnesota Twins2BoxLew KrausseLuis TiantKen Sanders
California Angels5Oakland Athletics0BoxRudy MayCatfish Hunter(none)
Atlanta Braves5Houston Astros7BoxGeorge CulverPhil NiekroDenny Lemaster
Atlanta Braves3Houston Astros1BoxRon ReedLarry Dierker(none)
San Francisco Giants5Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxSkip PitlockBill Singer(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Montreal Expos8BoxDan McGinnBob Moose(none)
Chicago Cubs6New York Mets1BoxFergie JenkinsJerry Koosman(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxMike TorrezGrant Jackson(none)
Cincinnati Reds3San Diego Padres10BoxClay KirbyTony Cloninger(none)

Standings as of 1970-08-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles1056639.629--52740911830-2136-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium574215.737
367New York Yankees1055748.5439.04574263128-3029-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I573621.632
258Detroit Tigers1055748.5439.04704531724-2433-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium572235.386
4712Boston Red Sox1035350.51512.04754591619-3234-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park593425.576
5813Cleveland Indians1065155.48115.5421440-1924-3027-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium562531.446
6917Washington Senators II1064858.45318.5430467-3722-3326-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium562234.393
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins1026537.637--50838312534-2131-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium603327.550
235California Angels1066046.5667.04354013429-2131-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium562630.464
346Oakland Athletics1065947.5578.04523926026-2433-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum563026.536
41022Milwaukee Brewers1094168.37627.5432537-10514-3626-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium532429.453
51123Kansas City Royals1063967.36828.0402495-9320-3419-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium562630.464
61224Chicago White Sox1093871.34930.5417564-14721-3717-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park531835.340
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Pittsburgh Pirates1075849.542--4764542227-2931-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field553124.564
2410New York Mets1055649.5331.04603956526-2430-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium572730.474
3511Chicago Cubs1065551.5192.55344627221-2734-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field562927.518
4816Philadelphia Phillies1044856.4628.5386483-9726-2723-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium572532.439
5918St. Louis Cardinals1064858.4539.5496495127-3021-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II562828.500
61019Montreal Expos1074859.44910.0465559-9422-3325-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park552530.455
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1097435.679--5314478432-1942-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field532825.528
224Los Angeles Dodgers1056045.57112.04904018935-2025-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium562729.482
3614Atlanta Braves1075156.47722.0514534-2023-2928-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium552530.455
4715San Francisco Giants1055055.47622.0567599-3224-3026-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park573621.632
51120Houston Astros1074760.43926.0477524-4719-3228-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome553223.582
61221San Diego Padres1084365.39830.5465508-4322-3421-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium542034.370