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Baseball on Saturday, August 15, 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
Minnesota Twins3Boston Red Sox5Box G1Sonny Siebert (13-6)Jim Perry (17-10)BOS  R Petrocelli (20)Rico Petrocelli (34.0)
Minnesota Twins7Boston Red Sox11Box G2Gary Wagner (3-1)Ron Perranoski (7-5)BOS  R Smith (16), G Thomas (2), C Yastrzemski (33)  MIN  B Alyea (10), T Oliva (19)John Kennedy (50.0)
Detroit Tigers5California Angels1BoxJoe Niekro (11-10)Lloyd Allen (0-1)DET  A Kaline (14)Dick McAuliffe (19.9)
Kansas City Royals4New York Yankees5BoxRon Klimkowski (5-5)Tom Burgmeier (3-5)NYA  R White (18)Danny Cater (48.5)
Baltimore Orioles7Oakland Athletics1BoxMike Cuellar (17-7)Diego Segui (7-9)BAL  M Rettenmund (14), B Robinson (13)Andy Etchebarren (22.3)
Chicago White Sox2Washington Senators4BoxJackie Brown (2-1)Jerry Crider (3-7)CHA  E Herrmann (15), T McCraw (6)  WS2  F Howard (32), R Reichardt (13)Frank Howard (24.0)
New York Mets2Atlanta Braves3BoxHoyt Wilhelm (4-3)Tom Seaver (17-7)NYN  D Clendenon (17)Donn Clendenon (37.8)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Chicago Cubs7Box G1Pete Mikkelsen (2-1)Fergie Jenkins (14-14)CHN  J Callison (15), J Hickman (26)  LAN  W Crawford (6)Wes Parker (50.6)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Chicago Cubs13Box G2Ken Holtzman (13-9)Joe Moeller (5-6)CHN  R Hundley (5), P Popovich (4), R Santo (19), B Williams (34)  LAN  A Kosco (6)Joe Pepitone (22.4)
Philadelphia Phillies4Cincinnati Reds5BoxRay Washburn (2-4)Bill Champion (0-2)CIN  L May 2 (27)  PHI  J Briggs (7)Ron Stone (48.2)
Montreal Expos3Houston Astros7BoxDon Wilson (5-5)Carl Morton (14-9)HOU  D Rader (19)  MON  B Bailey (19), R Staub (26)Jimmy Wynn (15.2)
San Diego Padres3Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxBob Veale (8-13)Earl Wilson (4-9)PIT  B Mazeroski (6), J Pagan 2 (4)Jose Pagan (27.6)
San Francisco Giants3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxDon Carrithers (2-1)Nelson Briles (4-4)SFN  B Bonds (19), W McCovey (30)Willie McCovey (31.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles7444.627--58745536-2638-18W1Game Log
New York Yankees6553.5519.051547829-3136-22W3Game Log
Detroit Tigers6256.52512.051951228-3134-25W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox6056.51713.054252320-3540-21W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians5761.48317.047449527-3430-27L1Game Log
Washington Senators II5662.47518.047250123-3433-28W5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins6947.595--54744434-2735-20L9Game Log
Oakland Athletics6752.5633.550643230-2737-25L1Game Log
California Angels6652.5594.047944933-2433-28L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4674.38325.046558916-4129-34W3Game Log
Kansas City Royals4474.37326.045353622-3822-36L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox4378.35528.546661122-4121-37L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6753.558--55050628-2939-24W3Game Log
New York Mets6256.5254.050745631-3131-25L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6159.5086.060252824-3237-27W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5663.47110.555955228-3028-33L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5364.45312.542653328-3326-30L1Game Log
Montreal Expos5169.42516.051762524-4026-30L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds8041.661--59350235-2345-18W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6750.57311.057447539-2128-29L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5960.49620.056557626-3233-28W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants5860.49220.563065428-3330-27W2Game Log
Houston Astros5465.45425.053658023-3431-31W1Game Log
San Diego Padres4674.38333.551558723-3923-35L3Game Log

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