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Friday August 29,1969This 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.

1969 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 1969-08-29

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels6Baltimore Orioles2BoxAndy MessersmithDave McNallyKen Tatum
California Angels2Baltimore Orioles1BoxJim McGlothlinJim Hardin(none)
Cleveland Indians2Chicago White Sox4BoxJoe HorlenLuis Tiant(none)
Seattle Pilots1Detroit Tigers6BoxMickey LolichSteve Barber(none)
Boston Red Sox4Minnesota Twins10BoxTom HallJim Lonborg(none)
Kansas City Royals1New York Yankees6BoxAl DowningRoger NelsonJack Aker
Oakland Athletics5Washington Senators II0BoxJim NashBarry MoorePaul Lindblad
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves1BoxBill HandsPat Jarvis(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Cincinnati Reds8BoxJim MaloneyChuck Taylor(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Houston Astros2BoxBob MooseJim Bouton(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxPete MikkelsenWoodie FrymanRay Lamb
Montreal Expos0San Diego Padres3BoxAl SantoriniMike Wegener(none)
New York Mets0San Francisco Giants5BoxJuan MarichalGary Gentry(none)

Standings as of 1969-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1328943.674--65441623841-2448-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium302010.667
235Detroit Tigers1297554.58112.55674709735-2940-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium331518.455
3513Boston Red Sox1296960.53518.5608600833-3236-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park331815.545
4615Washington Senators II1316665.50422.55425321034-3532-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium312011.645
5716New York Yankees1306466.49224.0467482-1529-3935-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I311615.516
6918Cleveland Indians1315477.41234.5482590-10826-3728-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium30822.267
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1297851.605--63349913432-3446-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium331914.576
246Oakland Athletics1287454.5783.55824899332-3042-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum341420.412
3817California Angels1265571.43721.5397494-9721-3834-33W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium361620.444
41020Kansas City Royals1295277.40326.0458566-10823-4128-37L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium331716.515
51121Chicago White Sox1285078.39127.5485587-10222-4428-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park341816.529
61222Seattle Pilots1284979.38328.5523673-15025-3924-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes341519.441
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1348252.612--61947514437-2844-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field281018.357
224New York Mets1277453.5834.54984564235-2739-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium35269.743
3711St. Louis Cardinals1317160.5429.54784443435-2836-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II311615.516
4812Pittsburgh Pirates1286959.53910.05755373830-3239-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field341915.559
51019Philadelphia Phillies1285276.40627.0534595-6126-3426-42L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium341123.324
61123Montreal Expos1324092.30341.0484668-18421-4319-49L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park301218.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137San Francisco Giants1307357.562--5865285833-3440-23W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park321715.531
248Atlanta Braves1337360.5491.55575391834-3439-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium29209.690
359Los Angeles Dodgers1287058.5472.054744310433-3337-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium341519.441
4610Cincinnati Reds1297059.5432.56756482734-3536-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field331914.576
5914Houston Astros1306862.5235.05645442025-4143-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome321319.406
61224San Diego Padres1303892.29235.0363603-24021-4717-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium321418.438

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dan Driessen1B18.031Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Jim EssianC18.239Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Pete KoegelC-1B22.029Traded by Athletics with Bob Meyer to Pilots for Fred Talbot. 
Bob MeyerP30.025Traded by Athletics with Pete Koegel to Pilots for Fred Talbot. 
Fred TalbotP28.062Traded by Pilots to Athletics for Pete Koegel and Bob Meyer.