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Baseball on Thursday, August 21, 1969

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Baltimore Orioles0California Angels2BoxSteve Kealey (1-0)Tom Phoebus (12-5)NoneSandy Alomar (18.9)
Detroit Tigers7Seattle Pilots6BoxJohn Hiller (4-3)Jim Bouton (2-1)DET  M Stanley (10), D Wert (11)Don Mincher (46.5)
Atlanta Braves3Chicago Cubs1BoxJim Britton (7-4)Bill Hands (15-10)ATL  H Aaron (33)Felix Millan (8.9)
San Diego Padres1Montreal Expos0BoxJoe Niekro (7-11)Jerry Robertson (4-10)NoneJoe Niekro (22.0)
San Francisco Giants7New York Mets6BoxDon McMahon (4-6)Ron Taylor (6-4)NYN  T Agee (22)  SFN  B Bonds 2 (24)Ken Henderson (53.8)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJerry Johnson (6-9)Claude Osteen (16-11)NoneDeron Johnson (18.2)
Cincinnati Reds5St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJim Merritt (14-5)Nelson Briles (12-11)CIN  J Bench (21)  SLN  J Torre (17)Johnny Bench (21.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles8637.699--62537640-2146-16L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers7051.57915.053244134-2736-24W4Game Log
Boston Red Sox6557.53320.558357133-3132-26W1Game Log
Washington Senators II6361.50823.551350631-3232-29W2Game Log
New York Yankees6262.50024.545046029-3633-26L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians5174.40836.045355823-3628-38L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins7250.590--59547932-3440-16L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6950.5801.553545330-2739-23W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals5171.41821.043752723-3727-35W1Game Log
California Angels4970.41221.536647917-3832-32W2Game Log
Seattle Pilots4873.39723.549963324-3624-37L7Game Log
Chicago White Sox4676.37726.046857319-4227-34L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago Cubs7847.624--57142536-2841-20L2Game Log
New York Mets6852.5677.546843732-2636-26L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6855.5539.046541735-2733-28L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6456.53311.554051029-3235-24W4Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4972.40527.049255426-3023-42W1Game Log
Montreal Expos3985.31538.546161820-4019-45L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6754.554--51441133-3034-24L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6654.5500.563360131-3035-24W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves6858.5402.553252529-3339-25W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants6557.5332.552750329-3436-23W1Game Log
Houston Astros6457.5293.052750921-3743-20L2Game Log
San Diego Padres3786.30131.034556521-4416-42W1Game Log

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