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Sunday August 16,1970This 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 1970-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins9Boston Red Sox6BoxBert BlylevenGary PetersStan Williams
Detroit Tigers7California Angels1BoxLes CainRudy May(none)
Cleveland Indians3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxKen SandersDennis Higgins(none)
Kansas City Royals1New York Yankees5BoxStan BahnsenJim Rooker(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Oakland Athletics1BoxDave McNallyCatfish Hunter(none)
Chicago White Sox1Washington Senators II2BoxCasey CoxGerry JaneskiDarold Knowles
New York Mets2Atlanta Braves1BoxJim McAndrewJim Nash(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Chicago Cubs5BoxBill HandsClaude Osteen(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds4BoxTony CloningerJim BunningWayne Granger
Montreal Expos5Houston Astros3BoxClaude RaymondRon Cook(none)
San Diego Padres8Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxRon HerbelOrlando PenaTom Dukes
San Francisco Giants5St. Louis Cardinals2BoxRon BryantReggie ClevelandJerry Johnson

Standings as of 1970-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1197544.630--58945613337-2638-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium433310.767
256New York Yankees1196653.5559.05204794129-3137-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I432716.628
369Detroit Tigers1196356.52912.05265131329-3134-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium431627.372
4711Boston Red Sox1176057.51314.05485321620-3540-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park452718.600
6815Washington Senators II1195762.47918.0474502-2823-3434-28W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium431330.302
5916Cleveland Indians1195762.47918.0477499-2227-3530-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium431924.442
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1177047.598--55645010635-2735-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium452817.622
235Oakland Athletics1206753.5584.55074347330-2737-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum422220.524
347California Angels1196653.5555.04804562433-2433-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium432023.465
41022Milwaukee Brewers1214774.38825.0469592-12316-4130-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium411823.439
51123Kansas City Royals1194475.37027.0454541-8722-3922-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium432122.488
61224Chicago White Sox1224379.35229.5467613-14622-4221-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park401327.325
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Pittsburgh Pirates1216754.554--5565144228-2939-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field412219.537
2410New York Mets1196356.5293.05094575232-3131-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium432023.465
3512Chicago Cubs1216259.5125.06075307724-3238-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field412219.537
4817St. Louis Cardinals1205664.46710.5561557428-3028-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II422022.476
51019Philadelphia Phillies1185365.44912.5428537-10928-3426-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium432023.465
61120Montreal Expos1215269.43015.0522628-10625-4026-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park412120.512
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1228141.664--5975049335-2346-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field402119.525
224Los Angeles Dodgers1186751.56812.05764809639-2228-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium432023.465
3613San Francisco Giants1195960.49620.5635656-2129-3330-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park432716.628
4714Atlanta Braves1205961.49221.0566578-1226-3233-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium421725.405
5918Houston Astros1205466.45026.0539585-4623-3431-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome422517.595
61221San Diego Padres1214774.38833.5523593-7024-3923-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium411625.390