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Saturday, May 16,1970

Saturday, May 16,1970

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Games on this date
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  • 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.
year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1970 reg season 1970-05-16 Cleveland Indians 2 Boston Red Sox 6 box | pbp Fenway Park Ray Culp Dennis Higgins -- 19,485 2:10
1970 reg season 1970-05-16 Kansas City Royals 1 Chicago White Sox 6 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Tommy John Bob Johnson -- 3,655 2:25
1970 reg season 1970-05-16 Minnesota Twins 11 Milwaukee Brewers 7 box | pbp County Stadium Dave Boswell Gene Brabender Ron Perranoski 9,145 2:58
1970 reg season 1970-05-16 Detroit Tigers 4 New York Yankees 7 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Steve Hamilton Fred Scherman Jack Aker 26,178 3:10
1970 reg season 1970-05-16 California Angels 3 Oakland Athletics 11 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Chuck Dobson Tom Murphy -- 5,653 2:14
1970 reg season 1970-05-16 Baltimore Orioles 4 Washington Senators II 3 box | pbp Robert F. Kennedy Stadium Dave McNally Casey Cox Eddie Watt 8,917 2:18
1970 reg season 1970-05-16 Atlanta Braves 0 Cincinnati Reds 2 box | pbp Crosley Field Jim McGlothlin Phil Niekro -- 15,382 2:15
1970 reg season 1970-05-16 San Francisco Giants 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Gaylord Perry Alan Foster Frank Reberger 42,241 2:59
1970 reg season 1970-05-16 New York Mets 6 Philadelphia Phillies 0 box | pbp Shibe Park Jerry Koosman Grant Jackson -- 4,826 2:12
1970 reg season 1970-05-16 Montreal Expos 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Forbes Field Luke Walker Claude Raymond -- 4,237 2:19
1970 reg season 1970-05-16 Houston Astros 9 San Diego Padres 7 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Jack Billingham Pat Dobson Fred Gladding 8,432 3:08
1970 reg season 1970-05-16 Chicago Cubs 3 St. Louis Cardinals 2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Ken Holtzman Steve Carlton Phil Regan 27,535 2:44
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • 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.
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 33 24 9 .727 0.0 176 118 58 W2 12-3 12-6 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1970 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 36 19 17 .528 6.5 166 158 8 W2 8-12 11-5 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1970 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 31 15 16 .484 8.0 146 149 -3 L5 9-10 6-6 3 6 14 -- dnq
1970 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 32 15 17 .469 8.5 127 125 2 W1 4-12 11-5 4 7 15 -- dnq
1970 AL East Washington Senators II franchise | log 33 13 20 .394 11.0 137 162 -25 L9 2-8 11-12 5 9 19 -- dnq
1970 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 29 11 18 .379 11.0 88 114 -26 L1 7-9 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 Minnesota Twins franchise | log 31 21 10 .677 0.0 161 117 44 W3 12-5 9-5 1 2 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1970 AL West California Angels franchise | log 33 22 11 .667 0.0 154 121 33 L1 10-5 12-6 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1970 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 34 17 17 .500 5.5 154 135 19 W1 5-9 12-8 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1970 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 32 15 17 .469 6.5 129 155 -26 W4 7-9 8-8 4 8 16 -- dnq
1970 AL West Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 34 12 22 .353 10.5 144 184 -40 L1 5-15 6-8 5 11 22 -- dnq
1970 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 32 11 21 .344 10.5 128 172 -44 L3 7-10 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 31 17 14 .548 0.0 134 122 12 W1 4-10 13-4 1 4 7 Yes dnq
1970 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 34 18 16 .529 0.5 140 112 28 W4 11-7 7-9 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1970 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 31 15 16 .484 2.0 140 134 6 L1 5-6 10-10 3 8 13 -- dnq
1970 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 35 16 19 .457 3.0 141 165 -24 W1 7-10 9-9 4 9 17 -- Lost NLCS (Reds)
1970 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 34 13 21 .382 5.5 104 166 -62 L9 8-11 5-10 5 11 20 -- dnq
1970 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 32 11 21 .344 6.5 104 189 -85 L1 8-13 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 35 25 10 .714 0.0 175 122 53 W1 11-7 14-3 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Orioles)
1970 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 33 19 14 .576 5.0 180 156 24 L1 9-7 10-7 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1970 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 34 19 15 .559 5.5 150 110 40 L1 10-3 9-12 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1970 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 36 18 18 .500 7.5 183 174 9 W1 8-12 10-6 4 6 10 -- dnq
1970 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 37 18 19 .486 8.0 212 219 -7 W1 9-10 9-9 5 7 12 -- dnq
1970 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 38 16 22 .421 10.5 159 153 6 L1 10-9 6-13 6 10 18 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • 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
Juan Pizarro California Angels Hist Signed contract with Angels
Tommie Reynolds California Angels Hist Sold by Oakland Athletics to California Angels
2 record(s)