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Thursday September 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 1970-09-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Cleveland Indians6BoxSam McDowellJoe Niekro(none)
Kansas City Royals3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxKen SandersTom Burgmeier(none)
California Angels3Minnesota Twins4BoxJim PerryTom MurphyStan Williams
Boston Red Sox5New York Yankees4BoxBobby BolinJack AkerVicente Romo
Baltimore Orioles0Washington Senators II2BoxDick BosmanMike Cuellar(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9Chicago Cubs2BoxJerry ReussBill Hands(none)
Houston Astros10Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxRon CookAlan FosterDenny Lemaster
Pittsburgh Pirates2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxChris ShortJohn LambDick Selma
San Francisco Giants4San Diego Padres3BoxRich RobertsonPat DobsonDon McMahon

Standings as of 1970-09-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1499653.644--72353618746-3250-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium13121.923
234New York Yankees1518368.55014.06275814636-4147-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I11101.909
3612Boston Red Sox1507773.51319.57206912931-4646-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park12102.833
4713Detroit Tigers1497673.51020.0634670-3636-3840-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium13310.231
5814Cleveland Indians1507377.48723.5612623-1130-4243-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1239.250
6918Washington Senators II1487078.47325.5596615-1930-4140-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium14014.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1498960.597--68655712941-3148-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1394.692
245Oakland Athletics1508268.5477.56345518338-4044-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1275.583
359California Angels1497970.53010.0577582-541-3438-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1376.538
41021Kansas City Royals1475889.39530.0554649-9525-4633-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1578.467
51123Milwaukee Brewers1505892.38731.5554704-15023-5234-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1275.583
61224Chicago White Sox1465393.36334.5581739-15825-4928-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park16313.188
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Pittsburgh Pirates1487969.534--6726294334-3945-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field14104.714
2510New York Mets1497871.5231.56545856937-3841-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1358.385
3611Chicago Cubs1487771.5202.075863312531-3746-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1477.500
4917St. Louis Cardinals1507278.4808.06996831641-3731-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1248.333
51019Montreal Expos1486781.45312.0640753-11330-4536-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1468.429
61120Philadelphia Phillies1506684.44014.0534676-14230-4837-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1174.636
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds1519457.623--7196338643-3551-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1183.727
226Los Angeles Dodgers1498069.53713.06896256445-2935-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1275.583
348San Francisco Giants1508070.53313.5782783-134-3846-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1266.500
4715Atlanta Braves1517378.48321.0696716-2033-4640-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1138.273
5816Houston Astros1497277.48321.0687712-2532-4040-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1376.538
61222San Diego Padres1515992.39135.0647749-10229-4630-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1147.364