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Tuesday July 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 1969-07-08

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3Baltimore Orioles10BoxTom PhoebusFritz Peterson(none)
New York Yankees1Baltimore Orioles4BoxMike CuellarBill Burbach(none)
Detroit Tigers1Boston Red Sox4BoxMike NagyMickey Lolich(none)
Oakland Athletics2Chicago White Sox1BoxCatfish HunterPaul Edmondson(none)
Oakland Athletics2Chicago White Sox5BoxJoe HorlenJim NashWilbur Wood
Kansas City Royals3Minnesota Twins4BoxAl WorthingtonMoe DrabowskyRon Perranoski
California Angels1Seattle Pilots3BoxGarry RoggenburkJim McGlothlin(none)
Cleveland Indians6Washington Senators II5BoxHoracio PinaDennis HigginsStan Williams
Atlanta Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxClaude OsteenMilt PappasJim Brewer
Atlanta Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxAl McBeanCecil Upshaw(none)
Chicago Cubs3New York Mets4BoxJerry KoosmanFergie Jenkins(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Philadelphia Phillies3BoxBob GibsonJerry Johnson(none)
Montreal Expos1Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxSteve BlassMike Wegener(none)
Cincinnati Reds8San Diego Padres2BoxTony CloningerAl Santorini(none)
Houston Astros4San Francisco Giants7BoxFrank LinzyLarry Dierker(none)

Standings as of 1969-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles835825.699--42725217531-1327-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium795128.646
237Boston Red Sox844737.56011.5389382722-1725-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park784038.513
348Detroit Tigers794435.55712.03342845019-1925-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium834637.554
4612Washington Senators II884543.51115.5379371824-2321-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium744133.554
5716New York Yankees874047.46020.0317342-2517-2623-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I744034.541
61121Cleveland Indians833350.39825.0291360-6916-2417-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium782949.372
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins824834.585--3933187522-2126-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium804931.613
259Oakland Athletics794336.5443.53623115118-1925-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum834538.542
3817Seattle Pilots823745.45111.0345414-6919-2818-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes802753.338
4919Chicago White Sox823646.43912.0318353-3516-2420-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park803248.400
51020Kansas City Royals843648.42913.0299370-7116-2219-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium783345.423
61222California Angels813051.37017.5238335-9712-2918-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium814140.506
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs865432.628--41830511324-2229-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field763838.500
246New York Mets804634.5755.03222853724-1622-18W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium825428.659
3814St. Louis Cardinals854144.48212.5299303-424-2117-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II774631.597
4915Pittsburgh Pirates823943.47613.0371380-918-2321-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field804931.613
51018Philadelphia Phillies803644.45015.0336350-1422-1614-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium822755.329
61224Montreal Expos822656.31726.0301412-11117-279-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park802654.325
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers824834.585--3552649121-1727-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium803743.463
235Atlanta Braves854936.5760.53703551518-2131-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium774433.571
3510San Francisco Giants854639.5413.53793453418-2428-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park774433.571
4611Cincinnati Reds804337.5384.04203823822-2021-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field824636.561
5713Houston Astros864343.5007.0351372-2113-3030-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome763838.500
61123San Diego Padres872958.33321.5243412-16916-2613-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium752352.307

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bucky BrandonP29.000Purchased by Twins from Pilots.