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Sunday, May 17,1970

Sunday, May 17,1970

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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 1970-05-17 Kansas City Royals 3 Chicago White Sox 2 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Al Fitzmorris Wilbur Wood -- 0 2:45
1970 reg season 1970-05-17 Kansas City Royals 8 Chicago White Sox 4 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jim Rooker Wilbur Wood -- 18,145 3:16
1970 reg season 1970-05-17 Minnesota Twins 6 Milwaukee Brewers 1 box | pbp County Stadium Jim Perry Lew Krausse -- 16,393 2:28
1970 reg season 1970-05-17 California Angels 7 Oakland Athletics 1 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Clyde Wright Blue Moon Odom Ken Tatum 0 2:40
1970 reg season 1970-05-17 California Angels 5 Oakland Athletics 6 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Jim Roland Greg Garrett -- 17,326 3:10
1970 reg season 1970-05-17 Atlanta Braves 1 Cincinnati Reds 5 box | pbp Crosley Field Jim Merritt Pat Jarvis -- 0 2:18
1970 reg season 1970-05-17 Atlanta Braves 6 Cincinnati Reds 7 box | pbp Crosley Field Don Gullett Gary Neibauer -- 33,217 3:55
1970 reg season 1970-05-17 San Francisco Giants 0 Los Angeles Dodgers 8 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Claude Osteen Rich Robertson -- 28,122 2:34
1970 reg season 1970-05-17 Montreal Expos 8 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 box | pbp Forbes Field John Strohmayer Gene Garber Claude Raymond 8,604 3:05
1970 reg season 1970-05-17 Houston Astros 3 San Diego Padres 5 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Mike Corkins Denny Lemaster Ron Herbel 8,957 2:24
1970 reg season 1970-05-17 Chicago Cubs 3 St. Louis Cardinals 4 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Sal Campisi Fergie Jenkins Chuck Taylor 33,799 2:13
11 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
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  • 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 2 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 13 -- 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 11 22 -- 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 32 22 10 .688 0.0 167 118 49 W4 13-5 9-5 1 2 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1970 AL West California Angels franchise | log 35 23 12 .657 0.5 166 128 38 L1 11-6 12-6 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1970 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 36 18 18 .500 6.0 161 147 14 W1 5-9 13-9 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1970 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 34 15 19 .441 8.0 135 166 -31 L2 7-9 8-10 4 8 17 -- dnq
1970 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 34 13 21 .382 10.0 139 178 -39 W2 9-10 4-11 5 10 21 -- dnq
1970 AL West Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 35 12 23 .343 11.5 145 190 -45 L2 5-15 6-9 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 32 17 15 .531 0.0 137 126 11 L1 4-11 13-4 1 4 7 Yes dnq
1970 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 34 18 16 .529 0.0 140 112 28 W4 11-7 7-9 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1970 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 32 16 16 .500 1.0 144 137 7 W1 5-6 11-10 3 6 10 -- dnq
1970 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 36 16 20 .444 3.0 148 173 -25 L1 7-10 9-10 4 9 16 -- Lost NLCS (Reds)
1970 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 34 13 21 .382 5.0 104 166 -62 L9 8-11 5-10 5 11 20 -- dnq
1970 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 33 12 21 .364 5.5 112 196 -84 W1 9-13 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 37 27 10 .730 0.0 187 129 58 W3 11-7 16-3 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Orioles)
1970 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 35 20 15 .571 6.0 158 110 48 W1 10-3 10-12 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1970 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 35 19 16 .543 7.0 187 168 19 L3 9-9 10-7 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1970 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 37 18 19 .486 9.0 186 179 7 L1 8-13 10-6 4 7 12 -- dnq
1970 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 38 18 20 .474 9.5 212 227 -15 L1 9-11 9-9 5 8 14 -- dnq
1970 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 39 17 22 .436 11.0 164 156 8 W1 10-9 7-13 6 10 18 -- dnq
24 record(s)