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Games on 1970-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4Cleveland Indians3BoxKen BrettSteve HarganGary Wagner
Baltimore Orioles6Detroit Tigers3BoxMarcelino LopezMickey LolichDick Hall
California Angels0Kansas City Royals12BoxJim RookerRudy May(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Minnesota Twins2BoxMarty PattinRon Perranoski(none)
New York Yankees7Washington Senators II3BoxMel StottlemyreJim Shellenback(none)
Atlanta Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxGeorge StoneSandy Vance(none)
Montreal Expos5New York Mets10BoxTug McGrawSteve RenkoRon Herbel
St. Louis Cardinals6Philadelphia Phillies3BoxSteve CarltonRick Wise(none)
Chicago Cubs10Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBill HandsSteve Blass(none)
Houston Astros8San Diego Padres7BoxDon WilsonClay KirbyFred Gladding
Cincinnati Reds5San Francisco Giants2BoxRay WashburnFrank RebergerWayne Granger

Standings as of 1970-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1419051.638--69352416945-3045-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium21183.857
234New York Yankees1428161.5709.56045525236-3645-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I20128.600
3610Detroit Tigers1417467.52516.0614621-735-3639-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium21516.238
4712Boston Red Sox1417368.51817.06816532827-4146-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park21147.667
5817Cleveland Indians1426775.47223.5572597-2530-4237-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium20911.450
6918Washington Senators II1406575.46424.5563584-2127-3938-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium22517.227
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1398356.597--63952211741-3142-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium23158.652
245Oakland Athletics1407862.5575.56005109034-3444-28W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum221111.500
357California Angels1407664.5437.5549547239-3037-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium221012.455
41021Kansas City Royals1405486.38629.5521623-10225-4529-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium221111.500
51122Milwaukee Brewers1415487.38330.0535674-13921-4932-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium211110.524
61224Chicago White Sox1414992.34835.0554718-16423-4826-44L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park21714.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Pittsburgh Pirates1417566.532--6446073731-3744-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field21147.667
249New York Mets1407466.5290.56225556736-3638-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium22913.409
3511Chicago Cubs1417467.5251.073260013231-3743-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field211011.476
4916St. Louis Cardinals1426775.4728.5663660336-3431-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II20911.450
51019Philadelphia Phillies1416477.45411.0514644-13029-4336-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium20911.450
61120Montreal Expos1406179.43613.5611722-11129-4431-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park221210.545
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds1449153.632--6876068140-3151-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field18117.611
226Los Angeles Dodgers1407763.55012.06525698344-2733-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium211011.476
3613San Francisco Giants1417368.51816.5721749-2833-3840-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park21138.619
4714Atlanta Braves1427072.49320.0656665-930-4040-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium20614.300
5815Houston Astros1416873.48221.5645669-2431-3837-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome211110.524
61223San Diego Padres1415388.37636.5607708-10128-4425-44L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium211011.476