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Monday August 17,1970This 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 1970-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Boston Red Sox7BoxCal KoonceBart JohnsonSparky Lyle
Cleveland Indians0California Angels3BoxTom MurphySam McDowell(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Milwaukee Brewers2BoxJim PalmerLew Krausse(none)
Detroit Tigers5Oakland Athletics3BoxDaryl PattersonMudcat GrantTom Timmermann
Kansas City Royals0Washington Senators II7BoxJim HannanBob Johnson(none)
San Diego Padres0Chicago Cubs7BoxMilt PappasClay Kirby(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Cincinnati Reds9BoxJim MerrittGrant Jackson(none)
San Francisco Giants5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxGaylord PerryBruce Dal Canton(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8St. Louis Cardinals11BoxBob GibsonDon SuttonChuck Taylor

Standings as of 1970-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1207644.633--59245813438-2638-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium423210.762
246New York Yankees1196653.5559.55204794129-3137-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I432716.628
369Detroit Tigers1206456.53312.05315161530-3134-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium421527.357
4711Boston Red Sox1186157.51714.05555342120-3541-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park442618.591
5815Washington Senators II1205862.48318.0481502-2123-3435-28W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium421230.286
6916Cleveland Indians1205763.47519.0477502-2527-3630-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium421923.452
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1177047.598--55645010635-2735-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium452817.622
235California Angels1206753.5584.54834562733-2434-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium421923.452
357Oakland Athletics1216754.5545.05104397130-2737-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum412219.537
41022Milwaukee Brewers1224775.38525.5471595-12416-4130-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium401822.450
51123Kansas City Royals1204476.36727.5454548-9422-4022-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium422121.500
61224Chicago White Sox1234380.35030.0469620-15122-4321-37L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park391326.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Pittsburgh Pirates1226755.549--5605194128-2939-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field402218.550
2410New York Mets1196356.5292.55094575232-3131-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium432023.465
3512Chicago Cubs1226359.5164.06145308424-3239-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field402119.525
4817St. Louis Cardinals1215764.4719.5572565728-3029-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II411922.463
51019Philadelphia Phillies1195366.44512.5431546-11528-3526-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium422022.476
61120Montreal Expos1215269.43014.5522628-10625-4026-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park412120.512
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1238241.667--6065079935-2347-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field392019.513
224Los Angeles Dodgers1196752.56313.05844919339-2328-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium422022.476
3613San Francisco Giants1206060.50020.5640660-2030-3330-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park422616.619
4714Atlanta Braves1205961.49221.5566578-1226-3233-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium421725.405
5918Houston Astros1205466.45026.5539585-4623-3431-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome422517.595
61221San Diego Padres1224775.38534.5523600-7724-4023-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium401624.400