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Games on 1969-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels4Baltimore Orioles5BoxMike CuellarRudy MayDick Hall
Cleveland Indians6Chicago White Sox7BoxDan OsinskiRon Law(none)
Seattle Pilots2Detroit Tigers7BoxEarl WilsonGene Brabender(none)
Boston Red Sox2Minnesota Twins6BoxJim PerryVicente RomoRon Perranoski
Kansas City Royals3New York Yankees5BoxFritz PetersonBill ButlerJack Aker
Oakland Athletics3Washington Senators II8BoxCasey CoxCatfish HunterDennis Higgins
Chicago Cubs8Atlanta Braves4BoxKen HoltzmanPhil NiekroPhil Regan
St. Louis Cardinals5Cincinnati Reds7BoxJim MerrittBob GibsonWayne Granger
Pittsburgh Pirates6Houston Astros4BoxLou MaroneFred GladdingSteve Blass
Philadelphia Phillies1Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxBill SingerRick Wise(none)
Montreal Expos2San Diego Padres5BoxGary RossJerry RobertsonBilly McCool
Montreal Expos6San Diego Padres1BoxSteve RenkoJoe Niekro(none)
New York Mets8San Francisco Giants0BoxTom SeaverMike McCormick(none)
New York Mets2San Francisco Giants3BoxFrank LinzyTug McGraw(none)

Standings as of 1969-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1349143.679--66542324241-2450-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium281810.643
234Detroit Tigers1317754.58812.557847510335-2942-25W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium311318.419
3512Boston Red Sox1317061.53419.5617611634-3336-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park311714.548
4615Washington Senators II1336865.51122.55615382334-3534-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium291811.621
5716New York Yankees1326567.49225.0472487-1529-3936-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I291514.517
6918Cleveland Indians1335479.40636.5493603-11026-3928-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium28820.286
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1317952.603--64450813632-3447-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium311813.581
246Oakland Athletics1307456.5694.55885088032-3242-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321418.438
3817California Angels1285573.43022.5404505-10121-4034-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium341618.471
41019Kansas City Royals1315378.40526.0463571-10824-4228-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium311615.516
51120Chicago White Sox1305278.40026.5498598-10022-4430-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park321616.500
61222Seattle Pilots1304981.37729.5528684-15625-4124-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes321517.469
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1368452.618--63248314939-2844-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field26818.308
225New York Mets1307654.5855.05114615037-2839-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium32248.750
3711Pittsburgh Pirates1307060.53811.05825433931-3339-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field321814.563
4813St. Louis Cardinals1337162.53411.54864553135-3036-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II291613.552
51021Philadelphia Phillies1305278.40029.0535601-6626-3626-42L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium321121.344
61123Montreal Expos1344193.30642.0492674-18222-4419-49W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park281117.393
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137San Francisco Giants1337459.556--5915415033-3441-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park291613.552
248Los Angeles Dodgers1307258.5540.555344410933-3339-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium321319.406
359Cincinnati Reds1317259.5501.06866563034-3538-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field311714.548
4610Atlanta Braves1357362.5412.05655521334-3439-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium27207.741
5914Houston Astros1326963.5234.55705511925-4144-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome301218.400
61224San Diego Padres1323993.29534.5369611-24221-4718-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium301317.433