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Friday August 28,1970This 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 1970-08-28

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers2Baltimore Orioles1BoxMarty PattinJim Hardin(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Baltimore Orioles8BoxPete RichertGene Brabender(none)
Boston Red Sox5Chicago White Sox4BoxGary PetersTommy JohnGary Wagner
California Angels3Cleveland Indians2BoxKen TatumDennis HigginsAndy Messersmith
California Angels1Cleveland Indians5BoxRich HandTom Murphy(none)
Oakland Athletics6Detroit Tigers2BoxBlue Moon OdomMickey LolichMudcat Grant
Washington Senators II2Kansas City Royals1BoxDick BosmanBob Johnson(none)
Washington Senators II1Kansas City Royals3BoxJim RookerJim HannanTom Burgmeier
Minnesota Twins0New York Yankees6BoxFritz PetersonJim Kaat(none)
Minnesota Twins1New York Yankees2BoxMike KekichRon Perranoski(none)
New York Mets1Houston Astros2BoxWade BlasingameTom Seaver(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxJerry ReussDon Sutton(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Montreal Expos4BoxClaude RaymondWayne Granger(none)
Atlanta Braves2Philadelphia Phillies5BoxChris ShortJim NashDick Selma
Chicago Cubs8San Diego Padres4BoxFergie JenkinsPaul Doyle(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1San Francisco Giants5BoxJuan MarichalBob Moose(none)

Standings as of 1970-08-28

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1308446.646--63648015640-2644-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium32248.750
246New York Yankees1317358.55711.55645154934-3639-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I312011.645
369Detroit Tigers1296861.52715.5561558331-3237-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium331122.333
4712Boston Red Sox1276562.51217.55885741423-3942-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park352213.629
5815Cleveland Indians1306367.48521.0518552-3428-3735-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium321319.406
6917Washington Senators II1296168.47322.5516536-2026-3835-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium33924.273
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1287553.586--59249110135-2940-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium342311.676
235California Angels1307357.5623.05294923738-2735-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium321319.406
358Oakland Athletics1306961.5317.05444806431-3338-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum322012.625
41021Kansas City Royals1305080.38526.0488584-9624-4026-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium321517.469
51123Milwaukee Brewers1325082.37927.0505633-12819-4630-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium301515.500
61224Chicago White Sox1324884.36429.0509655-14623-4425-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park30822.267
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Pittsburgh Pirates1307060.538--5895424730-3340-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field321913.594
2410New York Mets1296762.5192.55555015432-3235-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium331617.485
3511Chicago Cubs1326864.5153.067157110028-3640-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field301614.533
4816St. Louis Cardinals1306268.4778.06196041533-3229-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II321418.438
51019Philadelphia Phillies1305971.45411.0472584-11228-3832-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium311417.452
61120Montreal Expos1305773.43813.0562668-10627-4029-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park321616.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds1338548.639--6455568938-2847-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field291712.586
224Los Angeles Dodgers1287256.56310.56125209241-2331-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium331518.455
3613San Francisco Giants1296663.51217.0676703-2731-3435-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park332013.606
4714Atlanta Braves1306565.50018.5608617-929-3636-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium321121.344
5918Houston Astros1306070.46223.5580624-4428-3832-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome321913.594
61222San Diego Padres1315081.38234.0562661-9925-4125-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium311318.419

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