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Baseball on Wednesday, August 26, 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
Oakland Athletics1Baltimore Orioles5BoxJim Palmer (18-7)Catfish Hunter (15-12)BAL  D Buford (14)  OAK  F Alou (8)Ellie Hendricks (17.3)
Washington Senators1Chicago White Sox3BoxGerry Janeski (9-14)Casey Cox (7-10)CHA  C May (10), S O'Brien (7)  WS2  A Rodriguez (17)Tommy McCraw (14.4)
Milwaukee Brewers2Cleveland Indians7BoxSteve Hargan (7-2)Al Downing (4-11)CLE  R Foster (17), T Uhlaender (9)Graig Nettles (34.6)
California Angels6Detroit Tigers3BoxClyde Wright (18-9)Denny McLain (3-5)CAL  K McMullen (13), R Repoz (17)  DET  A Kaline (15)Sandy Alomar (12.9)
New York Yankees3Kansas City Royals0BoxStan Bahnsen (12-9)Wally Bunker (0-8)NoneRoy White (13.2)
Boston Red Sox0Minnesota Twins7BoxBert Blyleven (8-5)Ray Culp (13-12)NoneCesar Tovar (22.3)
Chicago Cubs5Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxClaude Osteen (14-11)Ken Holtzman (14-10)CHN  J Callison (18)  LAN  J Lefebvre (3)Jeff Torborg (17.2)
Houston Astros5Montreal Expos4BoxFred Gladding (5-2)Steve Renko (9-9)HOU  C Cedeno (4), D Menke (9)  MON  J Gosger (4)Denis Menke (72.7)
Atlanta Braves9New York Mets7BoxBob Priddy (4-5)Gary Gentry (9-7)ATL  H Aaron (35), C Boyer (14), O Cepeda (28), B Tillman (6)  NYN  W Garrett (11), A Shamsky (8)Hank Aaron (71.1)
Cincinnati Reds6Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJim Merritt (20-10)Jim Bunning (10-13)CIN  B Carbo (21), T Perez (39)  PHI  D Money (12)Johnny Briggs (33.2)
Pittsburgh Pirates1San Diego Padres2BoxPat Dobson (10-13)Fred Cambria (0-1)SDN  E Spiezio (10)Ed Spiezio (36.4)
St. Louis Cardinals7San Francisco Giants8BoxMike Davison (3-4)Tom Hilgendorf (0-3)SFN  D Dietz (21), W Mays (23), W McCovey (33)  SLN  L Brock (11), J Torre (16)Willie McCovey (46.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles8245.646--62147040-2642-19W3Game Log
New York Yankees7158.55012.055651434-3637-22W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers6860.53114.555955231-3237-28L3Game Log
Boston Red Sox6461.51217.058156522-3842-23L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians6265.48820.050953428-3734-28W1Game Log
Washington Senators II6067.47222.051353225-3735-30L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins7451.592--58648135-2739-24W1Game Log
California Angels7256.5623.552548537-2635-30W3Game Log
Oakland Athletics6860.5317.553447230-3238-28L5Game Log
Kansas City Royals4979.38326.548458124-4025-39L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4881.37228.048562217-4530-37L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4883.36629.050565023-4425-39W2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7059.543--58853730-3240-27L2Game Log
New York Mets6661.5203.054949832-3134-30L3Game Log
Chicago Cubs6664.5084.565856626-3640-28L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6068.4699.561460331-3229-36L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5771.44512.546157928-3830-32L1Game Log
Montreal Expos5672.43713.555466027-4028-33L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds8546.649--63954638-2647-20W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7255.56711.061251941-2331-32W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants6562.51218.067069831-3434-28W3Game Log
Atlanta Braves6563.50818.560560729-3436-29W3Game Log
Houston Astros5870.45325.557361927-3831-32W2Game Log
San Diego Padres5079.38834.055764825-4125-38W2Game Log

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