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Wednesday August 27,1969This 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 1969-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Pilots2Baltimore Orioles7BoxMike CuellarGeorge Brunet(none)
Kansas City Royals3Boston Red Sox4BoxVicente RomoJim Rooker(none)
California Angels4Cleveland Indians1BoxHoyt WilhelmSam McDowellKen Tatum
Oakland Athletics0Detroit Tigers2BoxMike KilkennyCatfish Hunter(none)
Washington Senators II2Minnesota Twins4BoxJim PerryJoe Coleman(none)
Chicago White Sox3New York Yankees6BoxMel StottlemyreGary Peters(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Chicago Cubs3BoxTony CloningerKen HoltzmanClay Carroll
Montreal Expos3Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxBill SingerHowie Reed(none)
Atlanta Braves1Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxPhil NiekroDock Ellis(none)
New York Mets4San Diego Padres1BoxJerry KoosmanClay Kirby(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7San Francisco Giants8BoxFrank LinzyTurk Farrell(none)
Houston Astros5St. Louis Cardinals1BoxTom GriffinBob GibsonFred Gladding

Standings as of 1969-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1298841.682--64740524241-2447-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium332112.636
246Detroit Tigers1277354.57514.05564669035-2938-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium351718.486
3513Boston Red Sox1276859.53519.05955821333-3135-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park351916.543
4615Washington Senators II1306664.50822.55425271534-3532-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium322012.625
5716New York Yankees1296366.48825.0461481-2029-3934-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I321715.531
6918Cleveland Indians1305476.41534.5480586-10626-3628-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium31823.258
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1287751.602--62349512832-3445-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium342014.588
235Oakland Athletics1267353.5793.05744849031-2942-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum361521.417
3817California Angels1245371.42722.0389491-10219-3834-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium381820.474
41020Kansas City Royals1275275.40924.5449551-10223-3928-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium351718.486
51121Seattle Pilots1264977.38927.0519663-14425-3724-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes361521.417
61222Chicago White Sox1274978.38627.5481585-10422-4427-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park351916.543
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1328052.606--61447314136-2843-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field301218.400
224New York Mets1267452.5873.04984514735-2639-26W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium362610.722
3711St. Louis Cardinals1297059.5438.54754354035-2735-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II331716.515
4812Pittsburgh Pirates1266858.5409.05695274229-3239-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field362016.556
51019Philadelphia Phillies1265274.41325.0526585-5926-3226-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium361125.306
61123Montreal Expos1303991.30040.0475660-18520-4219-49L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park321319.406
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137San Francisco Giants1287157.555--5775255233-3438-23W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park341915.559
248Atlanta Braves1317259.5500.55485351333-3439-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium312110.677
359Los Angeles Dodgers1266957.5481.053642910733-3336-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium361620.444
4610Cincinnati Reds1276958.5431.56666442234-3435-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field352015.571
5914Houston Astros1286860.5313.05615382325-4043-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome341321.382
61224San Diego Padres1293792.28734.5360603-24321-4716-45L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium331518.455


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pepe FriasSS-2B21.044Signed as Free Agent by Expos.