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Thursday May 8,1969This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1969-05-08

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Houston Astros9Philadelphia Phillies7BoxJack BillinghamGary WagnerFred Gladding

Standings as of 1969-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles302010.667--155916410-410-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1328943.674
245Boston Red Sox261610.6152.0127113149-57-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1367165.522
3510Washington Senators II291613.5523.511911367-89-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1337063.526
4814Detroit Tigers261214.4626.010696105-77-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1367858.574
5918New York Yankees281216.4297.0110127-178-74-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1336865.511
61224Cleveland Indians23419.17412.563140-772-92-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1385880.420
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins25178.680--13282506-611-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1378057.584
236Oakland Athletics261610.6151.513899397-59-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1367264.529
3611Kansas City Royals261412.5383.59397-47-77-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1365581.404
4713Chicago White Sox211011.4765.07888-105-75-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1415883.411
51020California Angels23914.3917.076109-333-66-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1396277.446
61123Seattle Pilots25817.3209.096138-424-104-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes1375681.409
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Chicago Cubs291910.655--13190419-510-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1337360.549
247Pittsburgh Pirates271611.5932.011110656-510-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1357263.533
3612Philadelphia Phillies251213.4805.098109-116-56-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1375186.372
4716New York Mets271215.4446.09498-47-65-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1358847.652
51019St. Louis Cardinals271116.4077.08296-149-42-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1357659.563
61121Montreal Expos261016.3857.599114-156-84-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1364294.309
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves27189.667--121103185-613-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1357560.556
338San Francisco Giants271611.5932.011296165-911-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1357461.548
259Los Angeles Dodgers271611.5932.012397267-89-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1356966.511
4815Cincinnati Reds271215.4446.0141116256-106-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1357758.570
5917San Diego Padres301317.4336.594131-376-107-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1323993.295
61222Houston Astros311021.32310.0103153-503-147-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1317160.542