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Tuesday August 26,1969This date in baseball
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Games on 1969-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Pilots2Baltimore Orioles1BoxGene BrabenderTom Phoebus(none)
Kansas City Royals1Boston Red Sox4BoxMike NagyBill Butler(none)
California Angels8Cleveland Indians4BoxVern GeishertSteve HarganKen Tatum
Oakland Athletics8Detroit Tigers6BoxJim RolandFred LasherPaul Lindblad
Oakland Athletics6Detroit Tigers9BoxEarl WilsonLew KrausseJohn Hiller
Washington Senators II4Minnesota Twins6BoxDave BoswellBarry MooreRon Perranoski
Chicago White Sox3New York Yankees2BoxWilbur WoodLindy McDanielDanny Murphy
Cincinnati Reds8Chicago Cubs7BoxJim MerrittDick SelmaWayne Granger
Montreal Expos0Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxClaude OsteenJerry Robertson(none)
Atlanta Braves6Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxRon ReedLuke WalkerPaul Doyle
New York Mets8San Diego Padres4BoxTom SeaverTommie Sisk(none)
New York Mets3San Diego Padres0BoxJim McAndrewJoe Niekro(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4San Francisco Giants13BoxGaylord PerryJerry Johnson(none)
Houston Astros0St. Louis Cardinals1BoxNelson BrilesLarry Dierker(none)
Houston Astros4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxDenny LemasterJoe Hoerner(none)

Standings as of 1969-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1288741.680--64040323741-2446-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium342212.647
246Detroit Tigers1267254.57114.05544668835-2937-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium361818.500
3513Boston Red Sox1266759.53219.05915791233-3134-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park362016.556
4615Washington Senators II1296663.51221.55405231734-3432-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium332013.606
5716New York Yankees1286266.48425.0455478-2329-3933-27L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I331815.545
6918Cleveland Indians1295475.41933.5479582-10326-3628-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium32824.250
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1277651.598--61949312632-3444-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium352114.600
235Oakland Athletics1257352.5842.05744829231-2842-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum371522.405
3817California Angels1235271.42322.0385490-10518-3834-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium391920.487
41020Kansas City Royals1265274.41323.5446547-10123-3828-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium361719.472
51121Seattle Pilots1254976.39226.0517656-13925-3624-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes371522.405
61222Chicago White Sox1264977.38926.5478579-10122-4327-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park361917.528
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1318051.611--61146714436-2843-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field311219.387
224New York Mets1257352.5844.04944504434-2639-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium372710.730
348St. Louis Cardinals1287058.5478.54744304435-2735-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II341717.500
4710Pittsburgh Pirates1256857.5449.05695264329-3239-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field372017.541
51019Philadelphia Phillies1255273.41625.0519577-5826-3126-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium371126.297
61123Montreal Expos1293990.30240.0472653-18120-4119-49L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park331320.394
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137San Francisco Giants1277057.551--5695185133-3437-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park352015.571
259Atlanta Braves1307159.5460.55475351232-3439-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium322210.688
3611Los Angeles Dodgers1256857.5441.052942610333-3335-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium371720.459
4812Cincinnati Reds1266858.5401.56606411933-3435-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field362115.583
5914Houston Astros1276760.5283.05565371924-4043-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome351421.400
61224San Diego Padres1283791.28933.5359599-24021-4716-44L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium341519.441


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dick RadatzP32.146Released by Expos.