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Baseball on Friday, April 17, 1970

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
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles1BoxLindy McDaniel (1-0)Dick Hall (1-1)NoneDanny Cater (47.8)
Kansas City Royals7California Angels5BoxDave Morehead (1-0)Tom Murphy (1-1)CAL  J Johnstone (2)Jay Johnstone (53.1)
Boston Red Sox2Detroit Tigers3BoxFred Lasher (1-0)Ken Brett (0-1)BOS  R Smith (2)Mickey Stanley (34.0)
Minnesota Twins2Oakland Athletics5BoxCatfish Hunter (2-1)Jim Kaat (1-1)MIN  T Oliva (2)  OAK  D Duncan (1), B Johnson (1)Dave Duncan (28.6)
Montreal Expos7Chicago Cubs8BoxPhil Regan (1-0)Claude Raymond (0-1)CHN  J Callison (2)  MON  R Staub (1)Bobby Wine (46.4)
San Francisco Giants5Cincinnati Reds8BoxWayne Granger (1-1)Don McMahon (2-1)CIN  J Bench (3), L May (3), H McRae (1), T Perez (5), P Rose (1)  SFN  W McCovey (4)Hal McRae (47.3)
San Diego Padres1Houston Astros4BoxLarry Dierker (3-0)Dave Roberts (1-1)HOU  J Wynn (4)Denis Menke (20.9)
Philadelphia Phillies0New York Mets6BoxTom Seaver (2-0)Grant Jackson (0-2)NYN  B Harrelson (1)Bud Harrelson (11.6)
St. Louis Cardinals5Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxGeorge Culver (2-0)Steve Blass (1-1)SLN  D Allen (4)Joe Torre (11.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers63.667--43323-33-0W4Game Log
Baltimore Orioles53.6250.537253-02-3L3Game Log
Washington Senators II43.5711.029261-03-3W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox54.5561.043312-43-0L1Game Log
New York Yankees36.3333.027391-32-3W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians26.2503.520462-30-3L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels63.667--53365-01-3L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins42.6671.538163-21-0L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics54.5561.028291-34-1W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals44.5001.539422-02-4W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers36.3333.042503-30-3L3Game Log
Chicago White Sox36.3333.028552-11-5L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals62.750--47253-03-2W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs53.6251.029271-34-0W4Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates53.6251.027224-11-2L1Game Log
New York Mets44.5002.033303-21-2W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies36.3333.520320-43-2L6Game Log
Montreal Expos17.1255.021450-41-3L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds103.769--62295-25-1W4Game Log
San Francisco Giants66.5003.570752-34-3L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves55.5003.561543-32-2L1Game Log
San Diego Padres56.4554.036454-41-2L1Game Log
Houston Astros56.4554.054551-24-4W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers37.3005.519402-21-5L2Game Log

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