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Baseball on Saturday, August 16, 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
Cleveland Indians0California Angels4BoxAndy Messersmith (11-8)Luis Tiant (8-15)NoneRick Reichardt (20.6)
New York Yankees4Chicago White Sox5BoxWilbur Wood (8-9)Jack Aker (7-5)CHA  B Melton (18)  NYA  H Clarke (2)Bill Melton (61.5)
Boston Red Sox10Kansas City Royals1Box G1Mike Nagy (8-2)Bill Butler (6-7)BOS  G Scott (12)George Scott (27.0)
Boston Red Sox7Kansas City Royals8Box G2Jim Rooker (3-10)Jim Lonborg (7-6)BOS  J Lahoud (9), C Yastrzemski (31)  KCA  P Kelly (6), B Martinez (4)Joe Foy (31.5)
Detroit Tigers3Oakland Athletics4BoxRollie Fingers (6-5)Mike Kilkenny (2-3)DET  N Cash (17), D Wert (9)  OAK  B Odom (4)Don Wert (32.2)
Baltimore Orioles15Seattle Pilots3BoxDave McNally (17-2)Diego Segui (9-5)BAL  P Blair (25), B Powell (33), C Salmon 2 (2)Chico Salmon (33.8)
Minnesota Twins5Washington Senators6BoxDarold Knowles (6-2)Jim Kaat (11-10)MIN  G Nettles (5), R Reese (15)  WS2  F Howard (38)Ed Stroud (57.5)
St. Louis Cardinals8Atlanta Braves1BoxBob Gibson (15-8)Jim Britton (6-4)SLN  J Torre (16)Joe Torre (17.2)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Cincinnati Reds5BoxJim Merritt (13-5)Dock Ellis (8-13)CIN  L May (33)  PIT  W Stargell (21)Bobby Tolan (35.2)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Montreal Expos3BoxClaude Osteen (16-10)Larry Jaster (1-6)LAN  B Sudakis (11), M Wills (3)Bill Sudakis (25.7)
San Diego Padres0New York Mets2Box G1Tom Seaver (17-7)Tommie Sisk (0-7)NoneBobby Pfeil (19.4)
San Diego Padres1New York Mets2Box G2Jim McAndrew (4-5)Gary Ross (1-10)NYN  C Jones (12)  SDN  L Stahl (3)Cleon Jones (34.1)
Houston Astros0Philadelphia Phillies7BoxRick Wise (10-10)Tom Griffin (8-6)PHI  D Allen (26), R Wise (1)Dick Allen (15.1)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants0BoxFergie Jenkins (17-10)Gaylord Perry (15-9)NonePaul Popovich (34.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles8335.703--59736737-1946-16W4Game Log
Detroit Tigers6651.56416.550742530-2736-24L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox6256.52521.056255132-3130-25L1Game Log
Washington Senators II6160.50423.550350031-3230-28W1Game Log
New York Yankees6060.50024.043944627-3433-26L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians5071.41334.544254622-3328-38L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins7048.593--57145630-3240-16L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6848.5861.052944030-2738-21W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals4969.41521.042552023-3725-33W1Game Log
Seattle Pilots4868.41421.048360124-3624-32L2Game Log
California Angels4569.39523.035146017-3828-31W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4673.38724.546456119-4027-33W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago Cubs7644.633--55941035-2740-18W1Game Log
New York Mets6451.5579.544942632-2632-25W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6653.5559.545140034-2732-26W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6056.51714.051449927-3233-24L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4869.41026.548354026-3022-39W4Game Log
Montreal Expos3882.31738.044359320-4018-42L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds6451.557--60957229-2935-22W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6453.5471.049440130-2934-24W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves6656.5413.552051427-3239-24L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants6354.5382.051448428-3235-22L1Game Log
Houston Astros6355.5342.552350120-3543-20L2Game Log
San Diego Padres3583.29730.532554419-4116-42L8Game Log

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