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Games on 1970-09-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees0Baltimore Orioles1BoxMike CuellarSteve Kline(none)
California Angels4Chicago White Sox11BoxGerry JaneskiTom Murphy(none)
California Angels1Chicago White Sox3BoxBilly WynneClyde WrightWilbur Wood
Washington Senators II5Cleveland Indians4BoxJoe ColemanRich HandJoe Grzenda
Boston Red Sox4Detroit Tigers1BoxMike NagyMike Kilkenny(none)
Oakland Athletics1Minnesota Twins3BoxJim PerryChuck DobsonStan Williams
Montreal Expos3Chicago Cubs2BoxMike MarshallRoberto Rodriguez(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxMilt WilcoxClaude Osteen(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3New York Mets2BoxBarry LerschDanny Frisella(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1New York Mets3BoxRay SadeckiGrant Jackson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxFrank BertainaFred CambriaTom Hilgendorf
Atlanta Braves6San Diego Padres3BoxBob PriddyTom Dukes(none)
Atlanta Braves4San Diego Padres7BoxEarl WilsonPhil Niekro(none)
Houston Astros5San Francisco Giants9BoxJerry JohnsonLarry DierkerDon McMahon

Standings as of 1970-09-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1429151.641--69452417045-3046-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium20173.850
234New York Yankees1438162.56610.56045535136-3745-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I19127.632
3612Boston Red Sox1427468.52117.06856543128-4146-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park20137.650
4710Detroit Tigers1427468.52117.0615625-1035-3639-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium20515.250
5817Cleveland Indians1436776.46924.5576602-2630-4237-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium19910.474
6918Washington Senators II1416675.46824.5568588-2028-3938-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium21417.190
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1408456.600--64252311941-3143-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium22148.636
245Oakland Athletics1417863.5536.56015138834-3544-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum211110.524
357California Angels1427666.5359.0554561-739-3237-34L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium201010.500
41021Kansas City Royals1405486.38630.0521623-10225-4529-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium221111.500
51122Milwaukee Brewers1415487.38330.5535674-13921-4932-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium211110.524
61224Chicago White Sox1435192.35734.5568723-15523-4828-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park19514.263
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
248Pittsburgh Pirates1427567.528--6486133531-3744-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field20146.700
139New York Mets1427567.528--6275596836-3639-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium20812.400
3511Chicago Cubs1427468.5211.073460313131-3743-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field201010.500
4916St. Louis Cardinals1436875.4767.5669664537-3431-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II19811.421
51019Philadelphia Phillies1436578.45510.5518649-13130-4436-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium18810.444
61120Montreal Expos1416279.44012.5614724-11030-4431-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park211110.524
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds1459253.634--6936068741-3151-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field17107.588
226Los Angeles Dodgers1417764.54613.06525757744-2733-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium201010.500
3613San Francisco Giants1427468.52116.5730754-2433-3841-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park20128.600
4714Atlanta Braves1447173.49320.5666675-931-4140-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium18513.278
5815Houston Astros1426874.47922.5650678-2831-3937-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome20119.550
61223San Diego Padres1435489.37837.0617718-10128-4426-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium19910.474


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve HamiltonP34.284Claimed on waivers by White Sox from Yankees. 
Dave RickettsC35.059Released by Pirates. 
Al SpanglerOF37.063Released by Cubs.