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Sunday August 24,1969This date in baseball
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Games on 1969-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox3Boston Red Sox1BoxJoe HorlenJim LonborgWilbur Wood
Detroit Tigers2California Angels5BoxJim McGlothlinMickey LolichKen Tatum
Washington Senators II10Kansas City Royals3BoxCasey CoxRoger Nelson(none)
New York Yankees0Minnesota Twins1BoxTom HallAl Downing(none)
Baltimore Orioles0Oakland Athletics9BoxChuck DobsonDave McNally(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Oakland Athletics9BoxJim NashMarcelino Lopez(none)
Cleveland Indians6Seattle Pilots5BoxStan WilliamsFred TalbotRon Law
Houston Astros9Chicago Cubs10BoxPhil ReganFred GladdingHank Aguirre
Houston Astros3Chicago Cubs2BoxDon WilsonKen Johnson(none)
San Francisco Giants6Montreal Expos4BoxJuan MarichalClaude Raymond(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets7BoxCal KoonceDon Sutton(none)
San Diego Padres4Philadelphia Phillies6BoxWoodie FrymanTommie Sisk(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxBob VealeJim MaloneyBruce Dal Canton
Atlanta Braves4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxGeorge StoneMudcat Grant(none)

Standings as of 1969-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1278740.685--63940123841-2446-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium352213.629
246Detroit Tigers1247153.57314.55394528735-2936-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium381919.500
3514Boston Red Sox1256659.52820.0587578933-3133-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park372116.568
4615Washington Senators II1276562.51222.05295141533-3332-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium352114.600
5716New York Yankees1276265.48825.0453475-2229-3933-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I341816.529
6817Cleveland Indians1285474.42233.5475574-9926-3628-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium33825.242
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1257550.600--61048212832-3443-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium372215.595
234Oakland Athletics1237251.5852.05604679330-2742-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum391623.410
3919California Angels1225171.41822.5377486-10917-3834-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium402020.500
41020Kansas City Royals1255273.41623.0445543-9823-3728-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium371720.459
51121Seattle Pilots1244876.38726.5515655-14024-3624-40L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes381622.421
61222Chicago White Sox1254877.38427.0475577-10221-4327-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park372017.541
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1298049.620--59645014636-2843-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field331221.364
225New York Mets1237152.5776.04834463732-2639-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium392910.744
337Pittsburgh Pirates1246856.5489.55655204529-3239-24W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field382018.526
459St. Louis Cardinals1266957.5489.54714264535-2734-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II361818.500
51018Philadelphia Phillies1245272.41925.5515564-4926-3026-42W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium381127.289
61123Montreal Expos1283989.30540.5472647-17520-4019-49L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park341321.382
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1266957.548--5565144233-3436-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park362115.583
2610Atlanta Braves1297059.5430.55415311031-3439-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium332310.697
3711Los Angeles Dodgers1246757.5401.05234269733-3334-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium381820.474
4812Cincinnati Reds1246658.5322.06436261731-3435-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field382315.605
5913Houston Astros1256659.5282.55525341823-3943-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome371522.405
61224San Diego Padres1263789.29432.0355588-23321-4716-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium361521.417


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim BoutonP30.169Traded by Pilots to Astros for Roric Harrison and Dooley Womack. 
Roric HarrisonP22.338Traded by Astros with Dooley Womack to Pilots for Jim Bouton. 
Dooley WomackP29.365Traded by Astros with Roric Harrison to Pilots for Jim Bouton.