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Friday, May 15,1970

Friday, May 15,1970

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1970 reg season 1970-05-15 Cleveland Indians 3 Boston Red Sox 0 box | pbp Fenway Park Sam McDowell Gary Peters -- 23,102 1:57
1970 reg season 1970-05-15 Kansas City Royals 3 Chicago White Sox 9 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Joe Horlen Roger Nelson -- 5,196 2:21
1970 reg season 1970-05-15 Detroit Tigers 1 New York Yankees 4 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Stan Bahnsen Mickey Lolich -- 13,607 2:38
1970 reg season 1970-05-15 California Angels 5 Oakland Athletics 4 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Ken Tatum Catfish Hunter -- 8,624 2:42
1970 reg season 1970-05-15 Baltimore Orioles 4 Washington Senators II 3 box | pbp Robert F. Kennedy Stadium Pete Richert Darold Knowles Jim Hardin 11,968 3:05
1970 reg season 1970-05-15 Atlanta Braves 3 Cincinnati Reds 1 box | pbp Crosley Field Jim Nash Gary Nolan Hoyt Wilhelm 27,220 2:23
1970 reg season 1970-05-15 San Francisco Giants 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 11 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Don Sutton Migel Puente Jim Brewer 32,603 3:04
1970 reg season 1970-05-15 New York Mets 4 Philadelphia Phillies 0 box | pbp Shibe Park Tom Seaver Woodie Fryman -- 6,373 2:25
1970 reg season 1970-05-15 Montreal Expos 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 box | pbp Forbes Field Dan McGinn Bob Veale -- 7,883 2:20
1970 reg season 1970-05-15 Houston Astros 8 San Diego Padres 10 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Danny Coombs Jim Ray -- 9,692 3:00
1970 reg season 1970-05-15 Chicago Cubs 0 St. Louis Cardinals 1 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Mike Torrez Phil Regan Billy McCool 24,627 2:13
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1970 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 32 23 9 .719 0.0 172 115 57 W1 11-3 12-6 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1970 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 35 18 17 .514 6.5 159 154 5 W1 8-12 10-5 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1970 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 30 15 15 .500 7.0 142 142 0 L4 9-9 6-6 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1970 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 31 14 17 .452 8.5 121 123 -2 L5 4-12 10-5 4 7 15 -- dnq
1970 AL East Washington Senators II franchise | log 32 13 19 .406 10.0 134 158 -24 L8 2-8 11-11 5 9 19 -- dnq
1970 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 28 11 17 .393 10.0 86 108 -22 W1 7-8 4-9 6 10 21 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1970 AL West California Angels franchise | log 32 22 10 .688 0.0 151 110 41 W4 10-4 12-6 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1970 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 30 20 10 .667 1.0 150 110 40 W2 11-5 9-5 2 3 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1970 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 33 16 17 .485 6.5 143 132 11 L1 5-9 11-8 3 6 13 -- dnq
1970 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 31 14 17 .452 7.5 123 154 -31 W3 7-9 7-8 4 8 16 -- dnq
1970 AL West Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 33 12 21 .364 10.5 137 173 -36 W1 5-15 6-7 5 11 22 -- dnq
1970 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 31 11 20 .355 10.5 127 166 -39 L2 7-9 4-11 6 12 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1970 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 30 16 14 .533 0.0 131 120 11 L2 3-10 13-4 1 4 7 Yes dnq
1970 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 33 17 16 .515 0.5 134 112 22 W3 10-7 7-9 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1970 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 30 15 15 .500 1.0 138 131 7 W2 5-6 10-9 3 6 10 -- dnq
1970 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 34 15 19 .441 3.0 137 162 -25 L2 7-10 8-9 4 9 17 -- Lost NLCS (Reds)
1970 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 33 13 20 .394 4.5 104 160 -56 L8 8-11 5-9 5 11 20 -- dnq
1970 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 31 11 20 .355 5.5 101 185 -84 W2 8-12 3-8 6 12 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1970 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 34 24 10 .706 0.0 173 122 51 L1 11-7 13-3 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Orioles)
1970 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 32 19 13 .594 4.0 180 154 26 W1 9-6 10-7 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1970 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 33 19 14 .576 4.5 146 105 41 W2 10-3 9-11 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1970 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 35 17 18 .486 7.5 174 167 7 L1 7-12 10-6 4 7 12 -- dnq
1970 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 36 17 19 .472 8.0 207 215 -8 L2 8-10 9-9 5 8 14 -- dnq
1970 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 37 16 21 .432 9.5 152 144 8 W1 10-9 6-12 6 10 18 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Rich Nye Montreal Expos Hist Sold by St. Louis Cardinals to Montreal Expos
Juan Pizarro -- Hist Released by Athletics
Gary Waslewski New York Yankees Hist Traded from Montreal Expos to New York Yankees for Dave McDonald
Dave McDonald Montreal Expos Hist Traded from New York Yankees to Montreal Expos for Gary Waslewski
4 record(s)