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Saturday August 9,1969This date in baseball
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Troy Percival celebrated a birthday on this date.
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 1969-08-09

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins1Baltimore Orioles5BoxJim PalmerDean ChancePete Richert
California Angels4Boston Red Sox9BoxRay CulpPedro BorbonVicente Romo
Detroit Tigers8Chicago White Sox4BoxDenny McLainJack HamiltonTom Timmermann
Kansas City Royals10Cleveland Indians0BoxBill ButlerSteve Hargan(none)
Oakland Athletics1New York Yankees2BoxMel StottlemyreChuck Dobson(none)
Seattle Pilots8Washington Senators II6BoxBob LockerDave Baldwin(none)
New York Mets5Atlanta Braves3BoxTom SeaverGeorge StoneCal Koonce
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds4BoxWayne GrangerAl Raffo(none)
Montreal Expos3Houston Astros5BoxJack BillinghamDick Radatz(none)
Chicago Cubs4Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxBill HandsAlan Foster(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5San Francisco Giants3BoxNelson BrilesMike McCormick(none)

Standings as of 1969-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1127834.696--56235320935-1943-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium503119.620
245Detroit Tigers1116348.56814.54854117429-2534-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium512724.529
3512Boston Red Sox1126052.53618.05315161530-2830-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park502723.540
4615Washington Senators II1155857.50421.5482474831-3227-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium472819.596
5716New York Yankees1145658.49123.0413429-1625-3331-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I472423.511
61019Cleveland Indians1154768.40932.5421522-10121-3226-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium461531.326
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1136845.602--55643612028-2940-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium492920.592
234Oakland Athletics1106545.5911.55104169429-2436-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum522329.442
3817Seattle Pilots1104664.41820.5456566-11022-3424-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes521834.346
4918Kansas City Royals1124666.41121.5401487-8621-3524-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium502327.460
51121California Angels1084266.38923.5333446-11315-3627-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium542925.537
61222Chicago White Sox1124369.38424.5437531-9419-4024-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park502525.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1157342.635--54640114532-2540-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field471928.404
237New York Mets1096148.5609.04334062731-2330-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium533914.736
359St. Louis Cardinals1136251.54910.04233804330-2532-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II492524.510
4914Pittsburgh Pirates1105654.50914.5479471823-3033-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field523220.615
51020Philadelphia Phillies1104466.40026.5457522-6524-2720-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium521933.365
61224Montreal Expos1133578.31037.0415556-14120-3915-39L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park491732.347
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Cincinnati Reds1076047.561--5735403328-2632-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field552926.527
248Atlanta Braves1166452.5520.55074862127-3237-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium462917.630
3610San Francisco Giants1126151.5451.54964613528-3233-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park502921.580
4711Los Angeles Dodgers1116051.5412.04653838228-2932-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium512526.490
5813Houston Astros1125953.5273.55014831820-3339-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome502228.440
61123San Diego Padres1123577.31327.5311517-20619-3916-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium501733.340

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Don McMahonP39.217Purchased by Giants from Tigers.