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Saturday August 29,1970This 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 1970-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers1Baltimore Orioles6BoxDave McNallyBobby Bolin(none)
Boston Red Sox9Chicago White Sox13BoxBob MillerChuck HartensteinWilbur Wood
California Angels1Cleveland Indians14BoxSam McDowellGreg Garrett(none)
Oakland Athletics5Detroit Tigers2BoxDiego SeguiLes CainMudcat Grant
Washington Senators II11Kansas City Royals4BoxGeorge BrunetAl FitzmorrisDarold Knowles
Minnesota Twins3New York Yankees1BoxBill ZeppMel StottlemyreTom Hall
New York Mets8Houston Astros9BoxGeorge CulverTug McGraw(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxChuck TaylorJim BrewerTom Hilgendorf
Cincinnati Reds4Montreal Expos3BoxClay CarrollCarl MortonWayne Granger
Atlanta Braves9Philadelphia Phillies10BoxJoe HoernerRon ReedDick Selma
Pittsburgh Pirates9San Francisco Giants10BoxDon McMahonBruce Dal Canton(none)

Standings as of 1970-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1318546.649--64248116140-2645-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium31238.742
246New York Yankees1327359.55312.55655184734-3639-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I302010.667
369Detroit Tigers1306862.52316.5563563031-3237-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium321121.344
4713Boston Red Sox1286563.50818.55975871023-4042-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park342212.647
5815Cleveland Indians1316467.48921.0532553-2128-3736-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium311219.387
6917Washington Senators II1306268.47722.5527540-1327-3835-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium32824.250
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1297653.589--59549210336-2940-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium332211.667
235California Angels1317358.5574.05305062438-2835-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium311318.419
357Oakland Athletics1317061.5347.05494826732-3338-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311912.613
41022Kansas City Royals1315081.38227.0492595-10324-4026-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium311516.484
51123Milwaukee Brewers1335083.37628.0506639-13319-4730-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium291514.517
61224Chicago White Sox1334984.36829.0522664-14223-4426-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park29722.241
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Pittsburgh Pirates1317061.534--5985524630-3440-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field311912.613
2411New York Mets1306763.5152.55635105332-3335-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium321616.500
3612Chicago Cubs1326864.5152.567157110028-3640-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field301614.533
4816St. Louis Cardinals1316368.4817.06226061634-3229-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II311318.419
51019Philadelphia Phillies1316071.45810.0482593-11128-3833-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium301317.433
61120Montreal Expos1315774.43513.0565672-10727-4029-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park311615.516
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds1348648.642--6495599039-2847-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field281612.571
224Los Angeles Dodgers1297257.55811.56145239141-2331-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium321517.469
3510San Francisco Giants1306763.51517.0686712-2631-3436-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park321913.594
4714Atlanta Braves1316566.49619.5617627-1029-3736-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium311120.355
5918Houston Astros1316170.46623.5589632-4328-3833-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome311813.581
61221San Diego Padres1315081.38234.5562661-9925-4125-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium311318.419