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Baseball on Sunday, August 23, 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
California Angels5Baltimore Orioles6BoxMike Cuellar (19-7)Mel Queen (3-4)BAL  C Motton (3)  CAL  R Repoz (15), J Spencer (11)Jim Spencer (28.3)
New York Yankees0Chicago White Sox2Box G1Tommy John (11-13)Fritz Peterson (13-9)NoneBill Melton (16.5)
New York Yankees7Chicago White Sox5Box G2Mike Kekich (3-3)Bob Miller (5-8)CHA  D Josephson (3), B Melton (25), S O'Brien (6)Jim Lyttle (20.9)
Oakland Athletics6Cleveland Indians8BoxRick Austin (2-5)Bob Locker (1-3)CLE  J Heidemann (4), G Nettles (19)  OAK  D Mincher (23), R Monday (10), B Odom (2), G Tenace (1)Graig Nettles (28.9)
Milwaukee Brewers0Detroit Tigers1BoxMickey Lolich (12-14)Marty Pattin (9-11)NoneRoberto Pena (9.9)
Boston Red Sox3Kansas City Royals4BoxBob Johnson (6-8)Sparky Lyle (0-5)BOS  T Conigliaro (24)  KCA  E Kirkpatrick (15)Bob Oliver (38.4)
Washington Senators11Minnesota Twins1BoxDick Bosman (13-9)Jim Perry (18-11)WS2  F Howard (36), D Unser (5)Frank Howard (15.4)
Pittsburgh Pirates11Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxSteve Blass (8-10)Alan Foster (8-10)PIT  R Clemente (14), A Oliver (12)Roberto Clemente (31.5)
Cincinnati Reds4New York Mets5Box G1Ron Taylor (5-4)Wayne Granger (6-3)CIN  J Bench (42)  NYN  T Agee 2 (21)Tommie Agee (43.7)
Cincinnati Reds7New York Mets5Box G2Don Gullett (3-2)Tom Seaver (17-9)CIN  J Stewart (1)Jimmy Stewart (55.9)
Houston Astros0Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRick Wise (11-11)Wade Blasingame (1-1)PHI  D Johnson (24)Don Money (13.6)
St. Louis Cardinals8San Diego Padres7BoxFrank Linzy (4-6)Pat Dobson (9-13)SDN  D Campbell (9), N Colbert (27)  SLN  J Cardenal (7)Jose Cardenal (132.1)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants4BoxJuan Marichal (8-9)Milt Pappas (9-6)CHN  R Santo (20)Jim Ray Hart (24.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles8045.640--61146840-2640-19W1Game Log
New York Yankees6957.54811.554450532-3537-22W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers6857.54412.054653031-3237-25W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox6360.51216.058055821-3742-23L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians6164.48819.050052828-3733-27W4Game Log
Washington Senators II6065.48020.050952525-3535-30W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins7350.593--57948035-2738-23L2Game Log
California Angels6956.5525.050347234-2635-30L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6858.5406.553246230-3038-28L3Game Log
Kansas City Royals4877.38426.047556924-4024-37W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4780.37028.047961316-4430-37L6Game Log
Chicago White Sox4683.35730.049864623-4423-39L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7057.551--58453130-3040-27W2Game Log
New York Mets6659.5283.053648232-3134-28L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6562.5125.064855225-3440-28L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6066.4769.560559131-3029-36W3Game Log
Montreal Expos5669.44813.054764327-4028-30W5Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5670.44413.545357128-3829-31W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds8445.651--63153837-2547-20W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7054.56511.559850941-2329-31L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants6362.50419.065868931-3432-28W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves6263.49620.058359426-3436-29L2Game Log
Houston Astros5670.44426.556261225-3831-32L2Game Log
San Diego Padres4879.37835.055164425-4123-38L4Game Log

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