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Games on 1969-09-26

Top1969 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALDetroit Tigers5Boston Red Sox6Boxscore - PBP920,8202:52Joe SparmaMike GarmanSonny Siebert (13-11)John Hiller (4-4)-Mayo SmithEddie PopowskiFenway Park
ALKansas City Royals5Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP99,5872:29Wally BunkerJoe HorlenMoe Drabowsky (10-9)Joe Horlen (13-16)-Joe GordonDon GutteridgeCounty Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles2New York Yankees4Boxscore - PBP97,7492:01Jim PalmerMike KekichMike Kekich (3-6)Jim Palmer (15-4)-Earl WeaverRalph HoukYankee Stadium I
ALCalifornia Angels1Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP93,2752:23Andy MessersmithJim RolandJim Roland (4-1)Andy Messersmith (16-11)Juan Pizarro (7)Lefty PhillipsJohn McNamaraOakland-Alameda C
ALMinnesota Twins3Seattle Pilots4Boxscore - PBP146,5864:04Jim PerrySkip LockwoodJohn Gelnar (3-10)Tom Hall (8-7)-Billy MartinJoe Schultz
ALCleveland Indians1Washington Senators II4Boxscore - PBP96,7272:16Stan WilliamsJoe ColemanJoe Coleman (11-13)Stan Williams (6-13)-Alvin DarkTed WilliamsRFK Memorial Stad
NLSan Diego Padres4Atlanta Braves10Boxscore - PBP922,9812:31Joe NiekroPhil NiekroPhil Niekro (22-13)Joe Niekro (8-18)Hoyt Wilhelm (13)Preston GomezLum HarrisAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLHouston Astros0Cincinnati Reds3Boxscore - PBP902:09Jack BillinghamJim MaloneyJim Maloney (11-5)Jack Billingham (6-7)-Harry WalkerDave BristolCrosley Field
NLHouston Astros3Cincinnati Reds4Boxscore - PBP910,9672:27Larry DierkerJack FisherAl Jackson (1-0)Larry Dierker (20-12)Wayne Granger (26)Harry WalkerDave BristolCrosley Field
NLSan Francisco Giants2Los Angeles Dodgers1Boxscore - PBP937,0782:04Gaylord PerryDon SuttonGaylord Perry (18-14)Don Sutton (17-17)-Clyde KingWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals12Montreal Expos1Boxscore - PBP911,1162:22Mike TorrezMike WegenerMike Torrez (10-4)Mike Wegener (5-14)Tom Hilgendorf (1)Red SchoendienstGene MauchJarry Park
NLNew York Mets5Philadelphia Phillies0Boxscore - PBP96,2881:58Jerry KoosmanWoodie FrymanJerry Koosman (17-9)Woodie Fryman (12-15)-Gil HodgesGeorge MyattShibe Park
NLChicago Cubs0Pittsburgh Pirates2Boxscore - PBP94,9731:45Fergie JenkinsDock EllisDock Ellis (11-17)Fergie Jenkins (21-15)-Leo DurocherAlex GrammasForbes Field
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 1969-09-26.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles15710849.688--77150426749-3059-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium514.200
248Boston Red Sox1578671.54822.07277091840-3846-33W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park514.200
337Detroit Tigers1578671.54822.06805918940-3646-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium541.800
4613Washington Senators II1578275.52226.06696244539-4243-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium541.800
5716New York Yankees1587682.48132.5546580-3432-5044-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I34-11.333
61222Cleveland Indians1576295.39546.0560695-13529-4733-48L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium404.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1579463.599--77160017139-4055-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium532.600
2510Oakland Athletics1578572.5419.07156635237-4148-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum532.600
3817California Angels1587088.44324.5515621-10627-5043-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium413.250
4918Chicago White Sox1576691.42028.0604699-9526-5240-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park523.400
51019Kansas City Royals1586692.41828.5555672-11732-4733-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium431.750
61120Seattle Pilots1586395.39931.5624779-15530-5132-45W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin Milkes413.250
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1589761.614--6205318945-3152-30W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium431.750
224Chicago Cubs1599168.5726.570659710942-3748-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field312.333
3611Pittsburgh Pirates1588573.53812.07076426541-4044-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field431.750
4712St. Louis Cardinals1578374.52913.55795285143-3740-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II541.800
51021Philadelphia Phillies1576295.39534.5634730-9632-4630-49L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium514.200
61123Montreal Expos15852106.32945.0575774-19928-5124-55L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park404.000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1969 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Atlanta Braves1589068.570--6776176043-3847-30W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium431.750
246San Francisco Giants1578869.5611.56926207237-4251-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park523.400
359Cincinnati Reds1598772.5473.57817572438-4249-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field321.667
4814Los Angeles Dodgers1578275.5227.56295408935-4647-29L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium532.600
5915Houston Astros1577978.50310.56596481127-4952-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome523.400
61224San Diego Padres15750107.31839.5451726-27522-5428-53L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium523.400